Drops of Ink

Boys soccer survives to face rematch for state title

Boys soccer survives to face rematch for state title

Maggie Evers, Sports Editor

November 3, 2018

The boys soccer 3A state title matchup of Libertyville and Naperville North is nothing new to the headlines. After prevailing in the semifinal game against Collinsville (19-5-2), the Wildcats (22-0) will face the Huskies (22-0) for the second year in a row for the championship on Saturday, Nov. 3. Af...

Fall musical ‘Pippin’ delights audiences

Fall musical ‘Pippin’ delights audiences

Charlotte Pulte, Staff Member

October 27, 2018

The Libertyville High School Theatre Department never fails to put on a fantastic show. This year’s fall musical, “Pippin,” was no exception. The Broadway musical was presented in the LHS auditorium for three nights: from Oct. 25-27. "Pippin" is a book written by Robert O. Hirson and a musi...

LHS celebrated Red Ribbon Week

LHS celebrated Red Ribbon Week

Savanna Winiecki, Editor-in-Chief

October 27, 2018

  Red Ribbon Week, a drug and alcohol prevention awareness campaign, was celebrated at LHS throughout the week of Oct. 21-26. This week was started by the Reagan administration to honor Drug Enforcement Agent Enrique Camarena, who was abducted, tortured and killed in the line of duty in 198...

FDA to crack down on teen nicotine addiction with new agenda

FDA to crack down on teen nicotine addiction with new agenda

George Hayek, staff writer

October 25, 2018

On Sept. 12, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb, via the agency’s website, gave an official statement addressing the FDA’s concern about the widespread epidemic of teen nicotine usage and the FDA’s new plan to curb the problem. Gottlieb claimed that the epidemic of e-ciga...

Orchestra Performs Annual Halloween Show

Thomas Evans

October 18, 2018

On Oct. 16, the orchestra program held a performance called “Fright Night,” a Halloween-themed show different than their others. Concert Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra, and The String Project were the groups that played.    Editor's note: The original post of this story spelled the ...

Undefeated season propels boys soccer into the postseason

Undefeated season propels boys soccer into the postseason

Ben Mayo, Staff member

October 12, 2018

The LHS boys soccer team finished off their 2018 regular season with a 4-2 win against Lake Forest Academy at home on Oct. 9. The win marked the first undefeated, untied record the program has had in 42 years, an enormous accomplishment for the No. 1-ranked team in the state of Illinois.    ...

Cross country teams put up strong performances at dual meet

Cross country teams put up strong performances at dual meet

George Hayek, staff member

October 8, 2018

The LHS boys and girls cross country teams both had successful performances at the competition on Tuesday, Oct. 2, at the Lakewood County Forest Preserve in Wauconda. The boys team beat Lake Forest but lost to Lake Zurich while the girls team beat out both Lake Forest and Lake Zurich. “Lake Zur...

Boys soccer prevails on senior night against Lake Forest

Boys soccer prevails on senior night against Lake Forest

Maggie Evers, Sports Editor

October 4, 2018

  On Tuesday, Oct. 2, the Libertyville boys soccer team not only celebrated Senior Night but also clinched the North Suburban Conference Championship by beating the Lake Forest Scouts, 4-1. The Wildcats’ big victory allowed them to continue their undefeated season as they moved to 14-0 o...

UNICEF

UNICEF

Ariella Bucio, Staff member

September 27, 2018

UNICEF, which stands for United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, was established in 1946 by the United Nations and has spread around the world to different locations, including Libertyville. The international UNICEF organization strives to “save children’s lives, to defend the...

Mr. Aubin

Mr. Aubin

Rachel Benner, Opinions Editor

September 27, 2018

From childhood to adulthood, Mr. Casey Aubin has always been into sports. Growing up in the south suburbs of Chicago, he and his twin brother attended their two older siblings’ games, the spark for them to follow suit. When Mr. Aubin was younger, he “played all the sports that your parents p...

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