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The former location of Pizzaria Deville now stands vacant on 404 N. Milwaukee Ave. after being open for ten years and falling victim to the pandemic. Leasing inquieries are now open as of September in order to fill the once lively restaurant.

Pizzeria Deville Closes After Nine Years

Aarna Mishra and Akshay Jaladi September 26, 2023

On Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2023, Mr. John Durning, the owner of a local restaurant on mainstreet Libertyville, Pizzeria Deville, officially announced the closing of this business on their official Facebook page....

Junior Josh Holst (9) runs the ball down the field with Lake Forest juniors Jack Walsh (42) and Aedan Cassidy (46) hot on his heels. Holst, also a baseball player, had a phenomenal run for the Wildcats in the first quarter.

Football team gives it their all against Lake Forest Scouts

Jack Birmingham and Sophie Lee September 17, 2023

On Thursday, Sept. 14, 2023, Libertyville’s varsity football team played a fierce home game against their Lake Forest rivals. The game was close until the end, spanning multiple overtimes, but Libertyville...

In a second set against the Lake Forest Scouts, senior Stella Meyer (8) springs into the air to spike the ball back over the net. Meyer, alongside other players such as senior Hannah Fleming (17), contributed to a large number of kills for the home team.

Girls volleyball gets a home win over Lake Forest Scouts

Jack Birmingham, Sports Editor September 14, 2023

On Wednesday, September 13, 2023, the girls varsity volleyball team won against the Lake Forest Scouts in an exciting match. Coming off a multi-win tournament and a previous away win against the Warren...

Prior to a game against the Richards Bulldogs from Oak Lawn, the varsity football team stands tall and proud prior to the game. The dedication and spirit brought by the team enabled them a win over their opponents, with a final score of 34-14.

Football team sweeps Richards Bulldogs with a 20-point win

Sophie Lee, Staff Member September 6, 2023

On Friday, September 1, the Libertyville varsity football team dominated the Bulldogs on Wildcat turf, with a final score of 34-14. The win over the team from Oak Lawn boosted Libertyville’s record to...

Junior Stevan Gavric (11) scores Libertyville’s first touchdown of the game, much to the home crowd’s approval. Lemont threw everything they had at the Wildcats, scoring on the very first play, but Gavric’s rush to the end zone marked the turning point for the home team.

Football team takes down highly-ranked Lemont in fast-paced home opener

Jack Birmingham and Caroline Scott August 27, 2023

On Friday, August 25, 2023, Libertyville’s varsity football team opened their season on their home field against Lemont High School, then ranked 27th by MaxPreps, in a thrilling competition that enabled...

Senior Mia Colton (10) springs into the air for another powerful serve against the Eagles. Serving was a key component of the Wildcat win against Lakes, with seniors Colton, Hannah Fleming (17) and Stella Meyer (8) contributing to a number of aces, or unreturned serves.

Girls volleyball takes down Lakes in home opener

Jack Birmingham and Sophie Lee August 24, 2023

On Wednesday, August 23, 2023, the Libertyville girls varsity volleyball team faced off against the Lakes Community Eagles in the west gym. Both teams were coming off of tough losses, Libertyville to the...

May 2023 – The Future Issue

May 2023 – The Future Issue

May 19, 2023

Our last magazine of the year can now be viewed online here! Copies of this magazine will be available to students on May 19. Extra copies can be found at the newsstands by the Main Entrance, Studio Theater...

How LHS is addressing the use of Artificial Intelligence

How LHS is addressing the use of Artificial Intelligence

Alex Clark, Managing Editor May 19, 2023

“The use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in classrooms has become a growing concern as students can use it to complete assignments for them. While official rules on AI have yet to be created at LHS,...



Be quiet! No, quieter. No, dead silent. Can you hear that? That’s the sound of goblins working in the mines beneath our very shoes. If you ignore the hectic noise of life at LHS, you can hear the...

Hannah Fleming begins to “set” up a fresh
start for 2024 for when her current senior
teammates graduate. Among these seniors
is Keira Kasten, a Division I commit at Elon

Passing the torch: juniors step up to carry on legacies

Jack Birmingham, Sports Editor May 19, 2023

The atmosphere in the gym is absolutely electric as the Libertyville Wildcats and the Barrington Broncos battle for glory and an advancement to the next round of the IHSA basketball playoffs. With just...

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