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The student news publication of Libertyville High School

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Senior Sam Rasin tears through the water during the 200 yard medley relay. 
Rasin, who is the senior team captain and has been swimming since he was eight years old, shared that his strategy for the meet was to “get everybody hyped and everybody encouraging one another.”

Boys swim defeats Warren Township rivals on senior night

Ashley Sanchez, Staff Member January 30, 2024

On Thursday, Jan. 25, the varsity boys swim team competed against the Warren Township Blue Devils. Throughout a total of 24 events, Libertyville won the senior night meet with a final score of 110-76....

Junior and guard Danny Moreira (21) attempts to cut off his opponent’s drive to the basket.

Boys basketball fights hard against Warren Township

Ashley Sanchez, Staff Member January 22, 2024

On Friday, Jan. 19, the varsity boys basketball team played a home game against the Warren Township Blue Devils. Coming off a previous 41-76 away loss to the team on Dec. 6, the home court and student...

At the Sept. 26  board meeting, students and parents gathered in the Vernon Hills High School library to give their stance on this issue. Multiple students spoke during the public comment portion of the meeting. At the Nov. 13  board meeting, the board adopted the new operational calendar. (Photo Courtesy: Sophie Lee)

The holiday issue: Community is concerned with the new operational calendar

Aarna Mishra and Eva Fahrenkrog December 18, 2023

The D128 Board of Education has adopted an operational calendar for the 2024-2025 school year. The operational calendar determines non-attendance days by the number of staff and students who would miss...

The Holiday Issue

The Holiday Issue

December 18, 2023

Our third magazine of the year can now be viewed here! Copies of this magazine will be available to students on December 18th. Extra copies can be found at the newsstands by the Main Entrance, Studio Theater...

130 students and staff participate in a rally to promote peace between Israel and Palestine in the main gym bleachers before school. Many wore white ribbons that were passed out at the door to show their support for peace.

BREAKING NEWS: Students and staff gather in main gym for peace rally regarding Israel-Palestine conflict.

Rishi Tipparti, Opinion Editor December 14, 2023

On Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2023, 130 students and staff gathered in the main gym from 8:30-8:45 a.m. to rally for peace regarding the ongoing Israel-Palestine conflict. The optional, student-led rally...

Senior Lorelai Fisher (top), junior Tiffany Fetter (left), senior Megan Lacrosse, and senior Rosemary Scarpelli pose at a free-hand station where multiple AP Portfolio students use them as models to showcase their figure-drawing skills.

Popped up

Jana Badawi and Ranya Belabbes December 13, 2023

On Friday, Dec. 8, the fine arts department hosted the annual pop-up art show in the main gym. From 10:25 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., the gym displayed different student-made artifacts from art classes such as...

December 23, 2015, when my sister, Grace and I were eight years old, it was our fifth year of decorating gingerbread houses.

Gingerbread Houses: Making memories around the holidays

Sophia Jackman, Copy-Editing Manager December 11, 2023

Every year after Thanksgiving, my family and I have a tradition of making gingerbread houses. Year after year, they keep getting even more detailed. From the variety of candies we choose to the decorations...

Libertyville feeder schools perform with LHS bands for the 48th annual Festival of Bands

Libertyville feeder schools perform with LHS bands for the 48th annual Festival of Bands

Louie Perry, Staff Member November 20, 2023

On Nov. 16, 2023, students from each LHS band as well as the LHS’s feeder school took part in an all day band festival with a performance in the evening. The songs performed included “The Bonsai...

Roots

Roots

November 17, 2023

Our second magazine of the year can now be viewed here! Copies of this magazine will be available to students on November 17th. Extra copies can be found at the newsstands by the Main Entrance, Studio...

Superintendent Denise Herrmann answers a question posed by board member Ms. Sonal Kulkarni regarding the proposed operational calendar. Ms. Kulkarni voted against the calendar along with Ms. Cara Benjamin. The final vote was 4-2 in favor of the operational calendar.

D128 BOE votes to adopt new operational calendar

Alex Clark and Eva Fahrenkrog November 15, 2023

After about an hour of discussion at the Board of Education meeting on Nov. 13, the D128 BOE voted to accept the motion to approve a new operational calendar for the 2024-25 school year and a draft calendar...

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