Drops of Ink

Making a New Social Norm-al

Ava Polzin, Features Editor

June 2, 2014

The Social Norms survey conducted this past March revealed that Libertyville High School students have a problem: Perception. LHS has a lot of reason for celebration, though, too. For one, beliefs about behavioral norms are the problem more than the behaviors themselves (for students here use significa...

Students Trash Kalahari

Students Trash Kalahari

Alex Zoellick, Editor-in-Chief

June 2, 2014

Stereotypical party scene: lampshade hats, broken furniture and stuff flying out the windows. This was not unlike the scene of the Kalahari Resort and Waterpark in the Wisconsin Dells a few weeks ago over prom weekend; a group of about 50 LHS students ran wild in the jungle-themed water park. While...

Our Oldest Graduates

Becky DeAcetis, Staff Writer

May 29, 2014

People come and go, get hired and get fired. But the most impacting goodbye at Libertyville High School can be seen when a staff member retires, leaving a group of people they have influenced and motivated as they move onto the next stage of their life. This year, Mr. Steve Rochon, a transition coo...

LHS will undergo major renovations this summer

LHS will undergo major renovations this summer

Connor Polk, Staff Writer

May 28, 2014

Libertyville High School is currently, and will be, undergoing many major and minor changes during the summer. Unsurprisingly, the upkeep to this 450,000-plus square foot building is nowhere near minimal.  Not only was LHS built over 50 years ago, but it also harbors more than 2,000 teenagers daily....

Prom Goes Bond

Prom Goes Bond

Emily Malecha, Staff Writer

May 28, 2014

Libertyville High School meets James Bond in this year’s Casino Royale-themed prom. As it has been in previous years, the dance is to be held at the Marriott Lincolnshire hotel on Saturday, May 17. The dance and dinner itself will be in an outdoor tent at the hotel. As for the theme, the senior cl...

Senior Class of 2014 Highlights

Senior Class of 2014 Highlights

Nick Vittore, Staff Writer

May 28, 2014

People remember their senior year for a plethora of fun memories. Prom, graduation, and college decision day are some of the most anticipated days of one’s high school career. There were several students from the class of 2014 who will be remembered by the great accomplishments that made them stand...

LHS Ranked Respectably Nationwide

LHS Ranked Respectably Nationwide

Tom Ackerman, Opinion Editor

May 12, 2014

LHS was recently ranked very respectably in academics within the state and the nation as a part of several annual reports, the most prominent publications being U.S. News and World Report and the Washington Post. In U.S. News and World Report’s ranking, LHS was ranked 25 in the state and 609th ...

The Votes Are In

The Votes Are In

Alex Zoellick, Editor-in-Chief

May 7, 2014

After two days of voting, the results of the 2014 Student Council elections are in: juniors Shannon Roche, Joey Pucino, Jenny Pahng and Alex Yoor, as well as sophomores Cam Chen and Dolores Palmieri, will represent the students on the executive board in the 2014-15 school year. LHS students were able...

New video announcements dazzle LHS

New video announcements dazzle LHS

Rachael Girmscheid, Social Media Editor

May 2, 2014

LHS is taking on the rest of the school year with something more interesting for our ears and even our eyes.  Instead of our standard intercom announcement, Student Council and Cat-TV will be making video announcements. They’ll try and get students involved as well as teachers to make these new announcements...

Transformer Explosion

May 2, 2014

An electricity transformer blew up near the Liberty Theater on Thursday April 17; the theater wasn't damaged even though fire trucks and police cars gathered around the theater at around 10:30 that night. “It sounded like fireworks,” Grace Hurley, a freshman who lives near the theater, said. The...

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