Drops of Ink

Zoombombing disrupts first week of Extended eSchool

Zoombombing disrupts first week of Extended eSchool

Pavan Acharya, Online Editor

August 31, 2020

Libertyville High School encountered Zoombombing incidents during the first two days of Extended eSchool, resulting in the restructuring and authentication of all District 128 students’ Zoom accounts.  On Tuesday, Aug. 25, District 128 Superintendent Prentiss Lea announced via email that Wednesday, Au...

Community Reactions to Extended eSchool

Community Reactions to Extended eSchool

Lily Hieronymus, Social Media Editor

August 17, 2020

Reporting for this slideshow was completed by Andrew Brooks, Jasmine Lafita, Ella Marsden and Elise Stouffer.

Yes to Remote Learning

LHS plans to begin the upcoming school year with remote learning for the safety of students and staff.

Anika Raina, News Editor

August 10, 2020

A couple weeks ago, the District 128 school board voted in favor of remote learning plans to start the upcoming school year, a decision that was not widely agreed upon among members of the community. Although I would like to be with my friends and classmates, I agree that remote learning is the safest a...

What LHS Students Need to Know About Extended E-School

What LHS Students Need to Know About Extended E-School

Ella Marsden, Editor-in-Chief

August 6, 2020

There’s certainly uncertainty surrounding some of LHS’s plan to open school in “Extended E-School,” so the Drops of Ink staff curated a list of frequently asked questions, many of which Associate Principal Mr. Ray Albin answered. Most importantly, Mr. Albin wants students and parents to know th...

Essential Workers: The Backbone of the Pandemic

Photo courtesy of Grace Kraft Senior Grace Kraft works at Ace Hardware and has experienced reduced hours and increased business since the stay-at-home order was placed.

Charlotte Pulte, Features Editor

May 20, 2020

As the coronavirus temporarily reshapes the workforce, many employees are having to quickly adjust to new practices, many of which make work more challenging for them.  These employees who continue to work have become defined by a new term: essential workers. Essential workers span many different ind...

How Students Are Filling Their Free Time

Ella Marsden, Editor-in-Chief

May 20, 2020

On Friday, March 13, District 128 announced that in-person classes would be canceled for the immediate future. This was eventually extended, as Governor J.B. Pritzker ordered that all Illinois schools remain shut for the rest of the academic year. On Saturday, March 21, Illinois, along with much of th...

The Class of 2020: Our Abrupt Ending

Here’s me (second to the right!) with some friends at the senior Powder Puff game, an annual tradition in the early fall.

Charlotte Pulte, Features Editor

May 20, 2020

Senior year of high school: a short period of time in one’s teenage life that seems to always be revered and praised. You’ve made it. You survived junior year and are pushing through the exciting and stressful college application process. It’s the home stretch. A new chapter is right around the...

Senior traditions thrown into disarray

Senior traditions thrown into disarray

Pavan Acharya, Staff Member

May 20, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and extension of in-person school cancellation through the end of the academic year, end-of-the-year senior traditions have been shaken up. The state of many of these traditions was shrouded in uncertainty with the constantly changing status of the pandemic. However, throu...

Senior Decisions List 2020

Photos courtesy of Sarah Bennett, Audrey Chung, Amanda Gourley, Kathleen Lee, Allen Liu, Ella Marsden, Maguire Marth, Kiley Nolan, Charlotte Pulte, Claire Salemi, Will Salton, Katherine Thomey, Maggie Vickers, and Taylor Widman

Claire Salemi, Editor-in-Chief

May 20, 2020

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The At-Home Issue

The At-Home Issue

April 3, 2020

Due to the current Covid-19 situation, our April magazine is our first-ever, digital-only magazine! To read it, please click here.

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