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Pushing Boundaries on the Final Frontier

Pushing Boundaries on the Final Frontier
November 20, 2020

On Oct. 4, 1957, the Soviet Union successfully launched mankind’s first artificial satellite, Sputnik I, into space. With that monumental achievement, humanity found itself in the midst of the Space...

Mask on, DOI!

Mask on, DOI!
November 18, 2020

Drops of Ink staff members are masked up to show you their favorite masks!

We Shouldn’t Admire RBG’s Friendship With Antonin Scalia

Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg's friendship is highly regarded by many Americans. Despite this
November 17, 2020

Around the time of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death in September, social media was flooded with posts about her accomplishments as a Supreme Court justice. Most notably, I remember seeing post after post...

A Day in the Life of an Election Judge

Before the polls opened, all of the check-in judges got together for a group photo; I am second from the right. It was everyone’s first time being an election judge.
November 16, 2020

Tuesday, Nov. 3. Election Day. I woke up at 4 a.m. Way too early if you ask me, but I had to be at the United Methodist Church at 5 a.m. to help set up the polling site. It was my first time being an election...

Embracing my Asian culture in Libertyville

This illustration shows the great contrast of my life in New Jersey vs. in Libertyville.
November 15, 2020

I moved here, to Libertyville, in the summer of 2019 from West Windsor, New Jersey. It was a momentous change in my life, of course, but I was excited. I was enthusiastic about starting fresh, meeting...

Despite the pandemic, LHS winter sports set to compete

Despite the pandemic, LHS winter sports set to compete
November 15, 2020

Like everything else in our lives, COVID-19 will have a significant effect on winter sports at LHS. In a typical year, LHS has nine winter sports, but due to COVID-19 restrictions, the full slate of sports...

Honoring Veterans with LHS Ties

November 11, 2020

Click the icons in the black circles to see more about each topic. The information on school community veterans was collected through a school-wide survey.

LHS Hosts Events to Engage Student Body

Senior Cate Sanders signs and leaves her handprint on the mural wall dedicated to Class of 2021 seniors.
October 21, 2020

E-learning has not stopped LHS from encouraging school spirit and bringing students together during these confined times. Either through Zoom or carefully monitored in-person events, students have...

Mock Presidential Election

Mock Presidential Election
October 21, 2020

The October Issue: Divisiveness

The October Issue: Divisiveness
October 21, 2020

Our second magazine of the year, titled "Divisiveness," can now be viewed online! Copies of this magazine will be mailed to all students in late October.

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