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How LHS Students can Receive a Covid-19 Vaccine

How LHS Students can Receive a Covid-19 Vaccine

Alex Clark, Staff Member April 30, 2021

Many students at LHS, those 16 years or older, are now eligible to get a Covid-19 vaccine, including at a clinic being held at the school in mid-May. Students ages 16 or 17 who wish to receive a vaccination...

Accessed by a staircase that leads through the building and grounds areas, the roof of LHS has been largely updated since the building’s original construction. The frontmost area pictured above was part of the original building plan, but the majority of the areas in the back were added on later, according to Mr. Stancil.

Behind the Scenes: Exploring Lesser-Known Places Around LHS

Lily Hieronymus , Social Media Editor April 26, 2021

Though many students know the building well, LHS has several areas that students rarely, or in some cases, never see. This photo essay explores some of these areas, ranging from a behind-the-scenes look...

The April Issue: Consumption

The April Issue: Consumption

April 22, 2021

Our sixth magazine of the year, with the theme of “Consumption,” can now be viewed online here! Copies of this magazine will be made available to in-person hybrid students on April 22-23 and will be...

Drops of Ink, Published for You

Drops of Ink, Published for You

DOI Staff April 22, 2021

The magazine you are holding in your hands or the webpage you are visiting was created by Drops of Ink (DOI), LHS’s student news publication. The DOI team is full of writers, designers, photographers...

Libertyville High School has several solar panels installed on the northeast corner of the building, which were put in place seven years ago. These current panels do not generate a significant amount of electricity for the school.

The Building’s Energy

Hannah Sachs, Staff Member April 22, 2021

Libertyville High School’s building offers space to students, staff and guests for a wide range of activities throughout the entirety of the year. To hold activities such as academics, extra curriculars,...

In the odd school year of 2020-21, prom and graduation will be held, but they'll look a little different than normal.

Graduation and Prom Will Look Different This Year

Dino Bougiotopoulos, Staff Member April 22, 2021

As the end of the school year approaches, so do many annual events and traditions that LHS holds for its students, including prom and graduation. This year, given the circumstances of the pandemic,...

Nikki Michele is the executive director of the LGBTQ+ Center of Lake County. Currently, their meetings are all virtual, but their future plans include opening a physical space in Waukegan.

New LGBTQ+ Center opens in Lake County

Ella Marsden, Editor-in-Chief April 22, 2021

When Nikki Michele and her family moved to Waukegan in September, she was struck by the lack of resources available for members of the LGBTQ+ community. In Racine, Wisconsin, where Michele and her family...

Covid Waste is Littering Libertyville and our Planet

Covid Waste is Littering Libertyville and our Planet

Alex Clark, Staff Member April 22, 2021

Masks have become a part of the normal routine for people all over the world and are essential for protecting the population from Covid-19, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....

Athletes and coaches adapt to overlapping sports schedules

Athletes and coaches adapt to overlapping sports schedules

Katherine Thomey, Staff Member April 22, 2021

As school began in August, numerous sports traditionally played in the fall were pushed indefinitely to the future due to the pandemic. Winter sports seasons were shifted to a virtual setting in late November,...

Negative coaching experiences cause some student athletes to quit

Negative coaching experiences cause some student athletes to quit

Ellie George, Staff Member March 18, 2021

*Note: The student sources in this story were granted anonymity in order to speak openly about their experiences without singling out specific sports or coaches. According to The New York Times, more...

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