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The girls varsity gymnastics team poses with their regional award held up by senior Anna Becker and junior Ally Humbert. The entire team advanced to conference, taking place at Stevenson High School on Wednesday, Feb. 8.

Girls gymnastics team wins regional title

Alex Clark, Managing Editor February 3, 2023

On Feb. 1, 2023, the LHS varsity girls gymnastics team won their regional meet against the Glenbrook North Spartans, Deerfield Warriors, and Highland Park Giants. The meet was hosted by LHS in the west...

All the cast and crew members of the show “Puffs,” who performed live on Jan. 27-28 in the LHS Studio Theater, gather around to take a selfie with Mr. Thomas, the theater director. Sophomore Michael Harris, who played Cedric, felt a great sense of community within the cast and crew, despite being relatively new to theater. “Everyones just been super kind to me,” Harris said. “Theyve all just been super encouraging and helpful and its just [been a] fun experience.”

“We are not a threat. Please be our friends!” Freshman-sophomore play spoofs Harry Potter in “Puffs”

Sarah Wuh, Editor-in-chief January 30, 2023

On Jan. 27-28, the LHS theater department presented the 2023 freshman-sophomore play, “Puffs,” at 7:30 p.m. in the studio theater. The play was directed by theater and English teacher Mr. Christopher...

January 2022 Issue - Renewal

January 2022 Issue – Renewal

January 13, 2023

Our third magazine of the year can now be viewed online here! Copies of this magazine will be available to students on January 12. Extra copies can be found at the newsstands by the Main Entrance, Studio...

Sophomore Damir Kashevich (left), junior Olexandr Chornopyskyi (middle) and senior Daniil Klochkov (right) converse during study hall. Kashevich, Chornopyskyi and Klochkov are Ukrainian Refugees that recently have moved to the United States.

Hope for peace: The story of four Ukrainian refugees

Eva Fahrenkrog, Features Editor January 13, 2023

Ten months ago on Feb. 24, Russia Invaded the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv. Since then, thousands of Ukrainians have been killed and millions have fled the country. BBC News reports at least 12 million people...

Coke Zero and Powerade vending machines are located just outside the Gymnasium and Fieldhouse doors.

Official Guide to LHS Drink Vending Machines

Sarah Wuh, Editor-in-chief January 13, 2023

List prices:  $2.00 for Powerades (Blue, Red, Purple) $1.50 for Dasani Water $1.50 for Diet Coke, Sprite Zero, Coke Cherry Zero, Minute Maid Lite, Mello Yello 0, Lemonades    OVERARCHING...

Bottled Water: Portable, Potable, or Potent?

Bottled Water: Portable, Potable, or Potent?

Haiden Lui, Staff Member January 13, 2023

When I look at people around me, I see them drinking water from plastic bottles. What they don’t realize is that the same companies that sell soft drinks have their own bottled water brands. When I first...

Greenwashed products use earth tones and natural imagery on their packaging to appear more sustainable.

Greenwashing: Eco-friendly products aren’t as friendly as they seem

Alex Clark, Managing Editor January 13, 2023

‘Eco-conscious’, ‘environmentally friendly’ and ‘sustainable’ are all labels that are printed on multitudes of products these days.  With consumers becoming more and more concerned about...

The Festival Choir kicks off the concert by singing “Holiday Road,” arranged by Greg Gilpin, and “A Muppet Christmas Carol Medley,” arranged by Ryan O’Connell.

LHS Choir performs during Holiday Music Festival

Jana Badawi and Alex Clark December 22, 2022

On December 13 and 14, 2022 all seven of the LHS Choirs performed at the Holiday Music Festival. The concert was full of festivity and holiday cheer with many different songs being performed.  

Festive Stockings hang on the fireplace. Studies show that people who put up their Christmas decorations early tend to be happier and friendlier towards others.

When is it too early to start decorating for Christmas?

Kaitlyn Mitchell, Staff Member December 16, 2022

The breeze has a slight freeze to it and the air is crisp. Orange and brown leaves lay on the ground as a light blanket of frost covers the grass. The trees stand bare on all branches except one, as a...

December 2022 Issue - Beauty

December 2022 Issue – Beauty

December 2, 2022

Our second magazine of the year can now be viewed online here! Copies of this magazine will be available to students on December 2. Extra copies can be found at the newsstands by the Main Entrance, Studio...

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