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Alcohol Norm Survey

Alcohol Norm Survey

Shelly Schick, Staff Writer

February 26, 2014

“77% of students at LHS are alcohol free.” Yes, those results were from the survey all students took on substance abuse two years ago. Today, on February 26, students at LHS took basically the same alcohol/drug survey--but a few differences with different issues that have become more significant ...

Turn Up at Turnabout

Turn Up at Turnabout

Katie Vrba, Staff Writer

February 18, 2014

This Saturday, February 22, LHS students will participate in the Hollywood themed Turnabout dance. Student Council worked together with many staff members to make Turnabout 2014 the most exciting year yet. “We are really going all out with the Hollywood theme,” said Ms. Andrea Lara assistant adv...

Big Year for Brainerd

Nick Vittore, Staff Writer

February 10, 2014

It’s been one of the longest running debates in town history: what should Libertyville do with the historic Brainerd building? After years of talks about LHS’s former home, now’s the time for citizens to make a decision about the fate of Brainerd: will it stay or will it be demolished? Monday, February 3 m...

Dance Team Finishes Strong at State

Dance Team Finishes Strong at State

Ryan Jackson, Staff Writer

February 7, 2014

   The Libertyville varsity dance team finished their competition season with a bang, taking 6th place at the State Competition last Saturday.    This marks the second consecutive season that the dance team has reached the State Competition in Bloomington, but this year marked a stark improveme...

Academy Awards Predictions

Academy Awards Predictions

Abigail St. Claire

February 6, 2014

As most people are getting ready to make their March Madness brackets, I am making my Academy Award predictions. Awards season is my favorite time of the year. Predicting the outcome of the Oscars has to be one of my favorite past time activities, everything from the fashion on the Red Carpet to the accep...

Men’s Olympic Hockey Tournament: Red, White and Blue or Deja Vu?

Men’s Olympic Hockey Tournament: Red, White and Blue or Deja Vu?

Nick Vittore

February 3, 2014

Canada trumped the U.S.A for gold in 2010, but can the Yanks serve up revenge over their rivals?   Sidney Crosby led a Canadian breakaway down the ice when U.S goalie Ryan Miller knocked the puck away from him, sending the puck into the boards. Crosby got it back, passed to Jarome Iginla, who pass...

Soxfest 2014 Review

Soxfest 2014 Review

Mike Gasick, Sports Editor

January 28, 2014

Growing up as a White Sox fan all my life, I never dreamed that I would meet players, coaches, and staff. This past weekend, I had the fortunate opportunity to do just that. Normally waking up early on a Sunday morning leads to groaning from students, but last Sunday, I was wide awake. When I arrive...

School Cancelled

School Cancelled

Alex Zoellick, Editor-in-chief

January 26, 2014

The decision to cancel school on Monday, January 27, was made early Sunday. Bitter cold will once again be the culprit as school is cancelled for the third time this month. The decision was made by District officials because of concern for student safety, according to Ms. Mary Todoric, the District...

Dogs Soothe the Stress of Finals

Dogs Soothe the Stress of Finals

Alex Zoellick, Editor-in-Chief

January 16, 2014

Everyone gets stressed out during finals time: the students on the bubble and those whose grades are solid. The days leading up to exams, I’d often come home from school angry about learning another lesson and having the five months of information I learned over the course of a semester to study that...

CrossFit Freedom?

CrossFit Freedom?

Ryan Jackson, Staff Writer

January 16, 2014

   There’s a cult forming among us. Few of us realize how quickly this new sect is spiraling from a few friendly enthusiasts to an army of devoted convertees. It's happening right under our noses: in our hallways, on the football field, and especially in our weight room. Libertyville High School ...

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