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Sweet 16 Sees Some Big Changes

Sweet 16 Sees Some Big Changes

Molly Downing, Staff Writer

September 27, 2013


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This year’s homecoming assembly went in a different direction than we've seen in the past. In years prior, the tradition of the homecoming assembly began with the Sweet Sixteen homecoming court walking out one at a time and doing pretty much whatever they wanted. They could dance, do a flash mob, ...

The Return of the Cookies

The Return of the Cookies

Kyle Laska, News Editor

September 16, 2013


Filed under News, Showcase

The beginning of the 2013 school year has been rough. Students have had to get back to the rhythm of waking up early, studying late at night, and sitting through six and a half hours of mental exhaustion. However, students come to terms with the fact that school is tough, and it will only get tougher....

Cat TV Sneak Peek

Cat TV Sneak Peek

Emily Luce, Social Media Editor

September 15, 2013


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  Cat TV, a student-run club, plans on continuing the tradition of having informational commercials, as well as adding a few new projects to their schedule.  The announcements will be released a few times throughout the school year.   In past years, Cat TV has produced films that allow students to ...

Rumors of a New Pool Flood LHS

Rumors of a New Pool Flood LHS

Alex Zoellick, Editor-in-Chief

September 14, 2013


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The school board is currently deciding on whether or not a new pool will be built on the LHS campus: the likely verdict is that there will, infact, be a new pool and construction could begin within the next two years, according to District 128 Business Director, Ms. Yasmine Dada. The current state...

Power Outage Shocks School

Power Outage Shocks School

Alex Zoellick, Editor-in-Chief

September 12, 2013


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Last Friday, August 30, a massive thunderstorm rolled through Libertyville wreaking havoc on the town and the school: LHS lost its power over the weekend. According to assistant principal Eric Maroscher and athletic director Briant Kelly, the entire school lost power for 15-18 hours between Friday...

LHS seniors participate in summer mission trips

LHS seniors participate in summer mission trips

Elise Houcek, Editor-in-Chief

September 11, 2013


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After receiving notification of mission trip opportunities through the benefaction of their church, several LHS seniors resolved to commit a portion of their summer recess to an experience that would transform lives. During the week of July 13-21, approximately 80 members of the St. Joseph’s youth...

The Newest Members of the LHS Staff

The Newest Members of the LHS Staff

Emily Malecha, Staff Writer

September 6, 2013


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Each student and staff member has been through the much-anticipated “first day” here at Libertyville High School and this year, LHS had 20 new staff members who went through this process. Ms. Christee Joesten, a University of Iowa graduate, is starting her first year teaching here at Libertyville...

LHS Football Building Burglarized

LHS Football Building Burglarized

Mike Gasick, Sports Editor

September 5, 2013


Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

    A burglary took place at Libertyville High School’s Werchek Building on the night Sunday, July 14. According to LHS Athletic Director Mr. Briant Kelly, two LCD projectors, a GoPro camera, two hard drive cameras, two hard drive HD cameras, a laptop computer and an Xbox system were stolen, a to...

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