Drops of Ink

A Sound Opinion: Consider Before You Consume

A Sound Opinion: Consider Before You Consume

Ava Polzin, Features Editor

January 15, 2014

“I think that all of the people who enjoyed him at Pitchfork were trivializing what he’s singing about. They’re laughing along and treating it as a laughing matter… But not realizing the women who tried to commit suicide after these sexual relationships with him, not realizing Aaliyah’s mo...

Eggert reaches 500 wins

Eggert reaches 500 wins

Shelly Schick, Staff Writer

January 15, 2014

Varsity wrestling coach Mr. Dale Eggert reached 500 wins in wrestling on January 4. Not many coaches are able to do this because they stop coaching before reaching that milestone. Mr. Eggert has coached wrestling for 36 years. He started his coaching career in 1979 at LHS as assistant coach for nine y...

Interested in joining the Drops of Ink staff?

Interested in joining the Drops of Ink staff?

January 9, 2014

Applications are now being accepted for students interested in becoming members of the DOI staff during the 2014-15 school year. Please read through the application below for more information about the course and staff selection process. If you have any questions, please contact Mr. Gluskin, the facu...

Weathering the Storm

Weathering the Storm

Alex Zoellick, Editor-in-Chief

January 4, 2014

A virtual non-stop snowfall since the new year has accumulated 16 inches of snow in Libertyville, according to WGN Chicago. Though the snow won’t affect the status of school on Monday, frigid temperatures cause the school to close it's doors for the dreaded first day back from winter break. The decision...

NCAAF Bowl Game Predictions

NCAAF Bowl Game Predictions

Kyle Laska, News Editor

December 23, 2013

BCS National Championship: #1 Florida State vs #2 Auburn    For Florida State, success was much more predictable than Auburn’s. The team has an absolutely dominant defense. The Seminoles rank 1st in points allowed, and have shut down teams like Miami and Clemson. However, for all the dominance th...

Reduce. Reweigh. We Wrestle.

Reduce. Reweigh. We Wrestle.

Shelly Schick, Staff Writer

December 19, 2013

Don’t mistake this 5-foot, 2-inch, 120-pound man to be anything short of incredible. Starting wrestling in eighth grade, Steve, or as friends may call him, Stevo, Polakowski was an amateur wrestler. But with hard work, by the end of eighth grade, he ended up qualifying for state and decided to stick with wrestling. Then, as a freshman, Polakowsk...

What’s the Hold Up?

What’s the Hold Up?

Nick Vittore

December 19, 2013

For the past several months, construction has backed up traffic on both Route 21 and Route 137 respectively, as commuters have had to work around their schedules, and businesses have had to change tactics. Back in 2012, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) launched a project to widen Milwaukee ...

Let’s Roll

Let’s Roll

Alex Zoellick, Editor-in-Chief

December 19, 2013

It’s Saturday night. You and your friends are bored out of your minds. Just when you are about to offer up the same thing your group does every Saturday, someone pipes up and says, “Let’s go bowling!” After getting shoes, a lane and ordering a Thanksgiving-like feast of pizza, mozzarella sti...

Let it Snow Day

Let it Snow Day

Ryan Jackson, Staff Writer

December 19, 2013

   There aren’t many feelings in the world that can compare to the one that rushes through every LHS student when he or she hears the famous recording of Dr. Marina Scott’s voice divulging that school for the next day is cancelled due to snow. I’m pretty sure I can hear a faint hint of excitemen...

Steam Leak at L.H.S.

Steam Leak at L.H.S.

Nick Vittore

December 16, 2013

The cross country locker room is not known for emitting the most pleasant smells, but in November, there was a stench that was extra potent. There was no known start date for this stench, but on the weekend of November 15, the smell was first noticed, and could be detected from the nurse’s office to ...

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