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LHS Spanish students start innovative project

LHS Spanish students start innovative project

Ariella Bucio, staff member

February 15, 2018


Filed under News

From January through April, Libertyville High School Spanish III Honors students will be participating in an innovative project with native Spanish-speaking third and fourth graders from Mechanics Grove Elementary School in Mundelein. The new project, originated by Mrs. Emily Koerner, consists o...

LHS offers new pilot leadership programs

LHS offers new pilot leadership programs

Savanna Winiecki, Online Editor

February 13, 2018


Filed under News

Three new leadership programs, Freshman Leadership Academy, Sophomore Mentor Program, and Sophomore Seminar Series, have been added to LHS and are available for freshmen and sophomores seeking to become stronger leaders. The Freshman Leadership Academy began second semester this school year. Associated ...

Shuttle buses start; more changes ahead?

Olivia Devin, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under Libertyville/Local, News

Last month, Libertyville High School implemented its first shuttle bus for seniors who park at the Brainerd parking lot. The bus picks up seniors at the intersection of Jackson and Douglas Avenues and comes at 7 a.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, and 8:25 a.m. on Wednesdays. Senior Yvonne Montano came ...

Return to Turnabout

Return to Turnabout

Demi Glusic, Staff Member

February 12, 2018


Filed under Libertyville/Local, News

  On Saturday, Feb. 10, Libertyville High School held its annual Turnabout dance. This year’s theme decided on by Student Council  was the Olympics, in honor of the Winter Olympics currently being held. The hallways were decorated with flags of countries worldwide along with paper snowf...

LHS runs a voter registration drive

LHS runs a voter registration drive

Jacob Kemp, Staff Member

February 10, 2018


Filed under Libertyville/Local, News

With an Illinois primary election approaching on March 20, the Social Studies department set up tables in the LHS lobby area on Thursday, Feb. 8, where students who will be eighteen by Nov. 6, the general election date, could register to vote.

Know Your Rights

Allie Kuhlman and Jacob Kemp

February 7, 2018


Filed under Features, Libertyville/Local

Explore this infographic to understand what rights are available to you as a minor in common situations you might find yourself in: pulled over on the side of the road, caught after curfew, apprehended at a party, or found with substances at school.

Synthetic ice rink opens in Hawthorn Mall

Synthetic ice rink opens in Hawthorn Mall

Moira Duffy, Staff Member

February 5, 2018


Filed under Libertyville/Local, News

Married co-owners Kevin and Alena Jotkus opened an indoor synthetic ice rink in Vernon Hills Hawthorn Mall in November to combine skating and exercise with fun.   With their kids growing up in the Mundelein area, the Jotkus' wanted a space for them to interact and reap the benefits of skating, ...

Freshmen and sophomores present winter play Love/Sick

Freshmen and sophomores present winter play Love/Sick

Moira Duffy, Staff Member

February 2, 2018


Filed under News

The freshmen/sophomore play, “Love/Sick” by John Cariani, consisted of nine, two-person scenes (called vignettes) that allowed students to gain experience in many of their first lead roles, and focused on the complexity of love. “Love/Sick” premiered Thursday, Jan. 25, with other performa...

LHS hat policy subject to change

LHS hat policy subject to change

Molly Boufford, Staff Member

January 31, 2018


Filed under Libertyville/Local, News

  With the winter months in full force, there has been recent discussion within the student body about whether the hat policy at Libertyville High School is still in place. The policy, which can be found in the student handbook, states, “District #128 has a no hat/cap policy that is in ...

George Legan and Emily Regan receive good citizen award

George Legan and Emily Regan receive good citizen award

Savanna Winiecki, Online Editor

January 28, 2018


Filed under News

In mid-October, seniors George Legan and Emily Regan received a pass to the College Resource Center. There, they were informed that they had won the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) and Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)  Good Citizen Awards, respectively. Legan and Regan did not app...

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