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Making The Grade: District 128 and LHS Continue To See Academic Success

Making The Grade: District 128 and LHS Continue To See Academic Success

Kate Vittore, Staff Writer

December 13, 2013

     Libertyville High School and District 128 have been winning major awards for their programs, as the district has been placed on the 4th Annual “Advanced Placement District Honor Roll,” while LHS has ranked high compared to other schools on the Illinois Report Card website and has won t...

Skoug to Showcase His Talents

Skoug to Showcase His Talents

Tyler Skinner, Sports Editor

December 13, 2013

   UPDATE: Evan Skoug was in the featured group of hitters in the Home Run Derby. Skoug hit three home runs including a long of a 422 feet. Skoug tied for the most home runs of the lefties. The winner was Jorge Garcia from California.    Senior baseball player Evan Skoug, will be going to hit in th...

MainStreet Money

MainStreet Money

Katie Vrba, Staff Writer

December 12, 2013

Studies show that the national teenage employment rate has decreased approximately 42 percent over the last decade. Today the teenage unemployment rate is around 21.4 percent for those between the ages of 16 and 19, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But many teenagers at Libertyville High S...

PDA: Please Don’t Attempt

PDA: Please Don’t Attempt

Jake Luce, Staff Writer

December 11, 2013

During my first year at Libertyville High School, I have noticed many occasions of PDA in the hallways.  For those who do not know, PDA stands for public displays of affection, such as kissing, hugging, or groping in public areas. Frankly, I find this behavior repulsive. Whenever I am walking to clas...

Varsity Boys Basketball Cruises to 5-0 with Win over Warren

Varsity Boys Basketball Cruises to 5-0 with Win over Warren

Ryan Jackson, Staff Writer

December 5, 2013

Last time the Libertyville Varsity Basketball team stepped off the hardwood after a game against Warren, they suffered a 68-44 loss towards the end of last season. This time around, it was the Libertyville who had the Blue Devils praying for mercy; the Cats improved their record to 5-0 with a convincing...

The “Give Thanks” Campaign

The “Give Thanks” Campaign

Shelly Schick, Staff Writer

November 27, 2013

In the “Give Thanks Campaign,” Erika’s Lighthouse and Junior Class Council have teamed up to give each person in their third period class along with every staff member a colorful leaf to write a word or phrase saying what he or she is thankful for. The leaves were then hung up along the wall n...

Boys Varsity Basketball Team Wins Season Opener 91-69

Boys Varsity Basketball Team Wins Season Opener 91-69

Jake Luce, Staff Writer

November 26, 2013

The boys varsity basketball team played their season opener last night against Maine West.  In the fast-paced, high-scoring game, Libertyville trumped the Warriors, 91-69. The game’s leading scorer was junior Joe Borcia, who dropped 24 points and pulled down many rebounds, which helped his team win the...

Movember Madness

Movember Madness

Ryan Jackson, Staff Writer

November 26, 2013

   The month of November marks the waning days of fall , Thanksgiving break, and Libertyville students boasting scraggly, splotchy, and sometimes downright ugly beards. The month of “Movember, a combination of the words moustache and November, also known as No-Shave November, is in full swing, and t...

District 128 Storm wins State Floor Hockey Title

District 128 Storm wins State Floor Hockey Title

Alex Zoellick, Editor-in-Chief

November 26, 2013

On Saturday, November 9, the District 128 Storm, the Special Olympics team made up of a combination of LHS and VHHS students and transition students, won the floor hockey state tournament. The Special Olympic tournaments work a lot like IHSA State finals. According to Mr. Andy Compton, the D128 Storm...

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