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The February Issue: Perspective

The February Issue: Perspective

February 11, 2021

Our fourth magazine of the year, titled "Perspective," can now be viewed online here! Copies of this magazine will be made available to in-person hybrid students on Feb. 11-12 and will be mailed home to...

Justice Blindsided

Justice Blindsided

Molly Muscato, staff member February 11, 2021

How does one late morning coffee run begin with a wave while another begins with a pat down? What determines if a used blunt will be dismissed as “kids being kids” or proof that the defendant was a...

Gender Inequality is Plaguing the Classroom

Gender Inequality is Plaguing the Classroom

Ellie George and Ella Marsden February 11, 2021

It’s not uncommon to hear our male classmates claim that gender inequality doesn’t exist and that women and men are treated the same. And wouldn’t it be nice if that was true?  Sexism might not...

The World is on Fire, Give us a Break

The World is on Fire, Give us a Break

Ella Marsden, Editor-in-Chief February 11, 2021

For the last 11 months, I’ve watched the number of COVID cases skyrocket. I’ve watched as this virus takes lives — lives of people I may have passed on the street or sat by on the train; people who...

D128 to spend close to $1 million -- or more -- on hybrid learning

D128 to spend close to $1 million — or more — on hybrid learning

Andrew Benoit, Opinion Editor February 11, 2021

On Tuesday, Jan. 19, D128 schools moved from their extended eSchool schedule and began the current hybrid model, which allows students to participate in classes inside both buildings, Libertyville and...

Marilyn Yu

The End is Near: Seniors reflect on the ending of their pandemic-influenced high school careers

Hannah Sachs, Staff Member February 11, 2021

With second semester kicking off, the class of 2021 is quickly approaching the end of high school. Due to Covid-19, the class’s final first semester was defined by uncertainty and unforeseen challenges;...

Students and staff line up, socially distanced in the Main Gym testing site, to scan their Navica app with Passport Health staff before conducting their tests.

COVID-19 testing now available for students and staff

Pavan Acharya, Online Editor February 1, 2021

This semester, students and staff participating in hybrid instruction at LHS and VHHS have the opportunity to participate in weekly COVID-19 testing through Abbott Laboratories’ new diagnostic test,...

Return to LHS: An Inside Look at Hybrid Learning

Lily Hieronymus, Social Media Editor January 30, 2021

On Jan. 19, LHS students entered a hybrid learning format. Students who chose to participate in person were split into two groups to minimize risk. In order to safely conduct in-person instruction,...

A group of about 35 LHS athletes marched from Cook Park to LHS, yelling chants such as “let us play” in hopes of drawing attention to their cause. Participants waved signs and flags during the march, catching the attention of passing cars.

“More than just a game”: Student athletes march for their season

Ellie George, Staff Member January 28, 2021

The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) board met on Jan. 27 to determine what the high school athletics schedule will look like for the remainder of this school year and announced that winter,...

December magazine cover

The December Issue: Reconnecting

December 16, 2020

Our third magazine of the year, titled "Reconnecting: Trying to find community during Covid," can now be viewed online! Copies of this magazine will be mailed to all students during winter break.

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