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The student news publication of Libertyville High School

Drops of Ink

ECOS keeps fighting to save Butler Lake shoreline
Aarna Mishra, Staff Member • November 17, 2023

Over the course of the 2022-2023 school year, members from ECOS...

D128 looking to utilize property across Route 176
D128 looking to utilize property across Route 176
Alex Clark, Editor-in-Chief • November 17, 2023

The D128 board of education and school administration are in...

Senior Jordana Block-Terson plays Janet Van De Graaff as she performs the song “Show Off. “As someone whos been performing for so long, getting to play someone whos a show girl and loves the glamor and the stage in the spotlight really helped,” Block-Terson said. “I love the spotlight as much as anyone else.”
Theater department presents... “The Drowsy Chaperone”
Rishi Tipparti, Opinion Editor • November 4, 2023

After two months of preparation, the theater department performed...

The Wind Symphony performs “Hymn for US” in the Highland Park High School Auditorium. James Stephenson, the composer, said, “[Through this piece], I wanted to reflect on the solemn events that took place, but also to express the hope and the strength of the community that was evident to any of those who were watching the news.”
Highland Park High School performs piece Libertyville helped fund in honor of the July 4, 2022 shooting
Akshay Jaladi and Aarna Mishra October 23, 2023

On October 18th, 2023, Highland Park High School’s Wind...

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Im thankful for...
I'm thankful for...
Ella D'Amore, Social Media Manager • November 17, 2023

The Village of Libertyville was first established under the name Vardin’s Grove in 1837. As more people settled, new commerce emerged, the area changed, and the village was renamed Libertyville in 1841. This community has been the backdrop for bustling business, a home to nationally known celebrities and politicians and holds deep roots for Illinois history. Here is a selection of photos from the Libertyville Historical Society dating back to as far as 1890 and what those locations look like today.
Downtown Libertyville through the years
Louie Perry, Staff Member • November 17, 2023

Special thanks to the Libertyville Historical Society for their...

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T-Shirt fundraising: Contribution or clutter?
T-Shirt fundraising: Contribution or clutter?
Eva Fahrenkrog, Editor-in-Chief • November 17, 2023

Newborn Jameson Allen, Molly’s brother is cradled by his father, Marine Corps Commanding Officer, Ryan Allen. Molly and her siblings have moved over eight times. She says “…If I weren’t a military kid, I would’ve missed out on so many life changing experiences…The struggles are immense, but so are the life lessons.”
The roots of a military kid
Molly Allen, Staff member • November 17, 2023

It’s early June. You’re in your bedroom taking down all your...

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During the varsity football team’s season opener against Lemont, sophomore Jack Treutelaar (33), a long snapper and middle linebacker, sets up for a play wearing his blue and yellow cleats from the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, a symbol of the fundraising he did for the organization.
Alex’s Lemonade Stand: Playing for something bigger
Sophie Lee, Staff Member • November 17, 2023

Students at LHS are actively raising money for a worthy cause...

Junior Stevan Gavric (11) clutches the ball tightly as he faces pressure from a Stevenson opponent. Gavric, a wide receiver, had two touchdowns for the Wildcats over the course of the night.
Football team fights against Stevenson in final game of season
Jack Birmingham, Sports Editor • October 23, 2023

The varsity football team fought hard but came up just short...

Senior Lily Evans (21) goes for a spike in the first set. The Wildcats managed to pull through with an ace from senior Stella Meyer (8) to win the first set 26-24.
Girls volleyball falls just short in close game against Stevenson
Haiden Lui, Staff Member • October 21, 2023

The girls varsity volleyball team held their own in a three-set...

Senior Oliver Allen (15) searches for an opportunity to secure a goal for his team to tie the game. Despite facing a one-goal deficit to the Vernon Hills Cougars, Allen’s effort on the field paid off with a goal off a cross from senior Mateo Portillo (10) later in the game.
Boys soccer takes down Vernon Hills Cougars with 2-1 win
Sophie Lee, Staff Member • October 15, 2023

On Thursday, Oct. 12, the varsity boys soccer team took their...

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The student news publication of Libertyville High School
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