Drops of Ink

Constructing innovative classrooms

Constructing innovative classrooms

Demi Glusic, Staff Member

March 13, 2018


Filed under Libertyville/Local, News

Within this past school year, changes have started to appear around LHS to update it from a traditional high school to one more representative of a 21st-century learning space. One of the first noticeable changes was an accent wall that was painted during the first week of February in English tea...

Evolution of Libertyville Slang

Ariella Bucio and Ella Marsden

March 12, 2018


Filed under Features, Libertyville/Local

If you’ve ever heard or used the popular slang at Libertyville High School, then you have a group of then-sixth graders to thank. Now 21 years old, Joe Borcia, Connor Cleary, Sean Ferraro, Jimmy Keefe, Jake Mansfield, Timmy Meyer and Mitchell Townsend invented the popular language when they we...

LHS students to serve as election judges for primaries

LHS students to serve as election judges for primaries

Maggie Evers, Staff Member

March 5, 2018


Filed under Libertyville/Local, News

On Tuesday, March 20, more than 20 LHS students will serve as election judges at the Illinois primary election polls. They will work at various locations starting at 5:45 a.m. until about 8:30 p.m. The primary polls are open from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. for all voters. According to the Lake ...

Best Buddies Carnival

Best Buddies Carnival

Rachel Benner, Features Editor

March 2, 2018


Filed under Libertyville/Local, News

On Saturday, Feb. 24, Best Buddies, a club dedicated to promoting inclusion for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities, held its annual carnival. Members of the club, school and community came to LHS to join in on fun activities, such as face painting, games and bouncy houses. ...

Thomas Pearson wins VFW’s Voice of Democracy award for Illinois

Thomas Pearson wins VFW’s Voice of Democracy award for Illinois

Dylan Trott, Staff Member

March 2, 2018


Filed under News

Earlier this month, it was announced that LHS junior Thomas Pearson won the VFW’s Voice of Democracy award for the state of Illinois. According to their website, the goal of the Voice of Democracy award is to “provide high school students with a unique opportunity to express themselves in reg...

The flu hits LHS

The flu hits LHS

Ariella Bucio, staff member

March 1, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The flu has had a major impact on Libertyville High School recently, along with the rest of the population in the area. Mrs. Cameron Traut, the LHS school nurse, has noticed a recent increase: “As of the last few days, we've doubled and tripled [in the number of students with the flu]. Now we'r...

Libertyville High School Bands perform their winter concert

Libertyville High School Bands perform their winter concert

Kath Haidvogel, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018


Filed under News

On Wednesday, Feb. 21, members of all the bands performed their winter concert in the Libertyville High School Auditorium. This concert featured music from the groups Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Symphonic Winds and Wind Ensemble. The Concert Band, which performed first, consists mostly of unde...

Caring for Cambodia hosts band jam

Caring for Cambodia hosts band jam

Moira Duffy, Staff Writer

February 22, 2018


Filed under Libertyville/Local, News, Showcase

The Caring for Cambodia Band Jam on Sunday, Feb. 18, raised money for Cambodia by having LHS student bands perform in the cafeteria. Entry tickets were $10 and included a free slice of pizza, and t-shirts with the band members’ names on the back were sold for $12 each. Raffle tickets were sold for...

Mr. John Woods to become new athletic director of Libertyville High School

Mr. John Woods to become new athletic director of Libertyville High School

Maggie Burnetti, Sports Editor

February 19, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On Monday, Feb. 19, the District 128 Board of Education was set to vote for approval of Mr. John Woods as the new athletic director for Libertyville High School. Mr. Woods, who is the current athletic director of Champaign Central High School, will start his new position on July 1. On Feb. 9, T...

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