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Windows in the cafeteria and library were decorated to celebrate the week. Students decorated the school with red paint and streamers on Saturday, Oct. 23, in order to show their support for alcohol and drug awareness as well as spread the word about the event.
LHS celebrates Red Ribbon Week
Jade Foo, Editor-in-Chief • November 1, 2021

The week of Monday, Oct. 25, through Friday, Oct. 29, LHS celebrated Red Ribbon Week, an annual awareness campaign for alcohol, tobacco, and substance abuse prevention. Throughout...

The Field House, with its new look, is ready to host practices.
New Field House construction nearly complete
Andrew Brooks, Sports Editor • October 26, 2021

The construction on the Field House has progressed to the phase that allows for partial occupancy. Construction will continue during the school day but high school athletic...

The last and final song was a rendition of “The Skeleton Dance” from Silly Symphony. The symphony orchestra played the music to the video as it was playing.
LHS orchestra performs at the Fright Night concert
Alex Clark, Staff Member • October 16, 2021

On October 14, 2021, all levels of orchestra, directed and conducted by Jeremy Marino, participated in their Fright Night concert to celebrate Halloween with students and...

The Dairy Dream store, located just down the street from Libertyville High School, has earned a special place in the hearts of residents.
Dairy Dream: Sixty Years of Soft Serve
Jack Birmingham, Staff Member • October 15, 2021

Dairy Dream, a family-owned and family-run establishment, has served as an iconic spot in Libertyville since 1961. It is known not only for its 28 delicious flavors of ice...

Chloe Cashman, senior, showing off her “95% secondhand” wardrobe.
Fashion Forward: Style at LHS
Liv Martin, Staff Member • October 14, 2021

At this point, most people are probably sick of hearing about COVID this and quarantine that, but that doesn’t change the fact that quarantine had a powerful and lasting effect on everyone and everything,...

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Whats Trending: Valued Places in Libertyville
What's Trending: Valued Places in Libertyville
Ella D'Amore, Staff Member • October 14, 2021

The High School A “home away from home” for so many, Libertyville High School truly is the heart of the community. Students value LHS because of its inclusivity, comfort, and amenities. The high school...

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English teacher Ryan Ebling grades student assignments while utilizing new grading practices. He is using a rubric that grades students on a scale from one to five.
Reassessing Assessments: New Grading Reforms
Jasmine Lafita, Online Editor • October 14, 2021

The last year and a half has been full of change, from how we interact with our friends and family, to how we work and go to school. The system that teachers use to evaluate students has not been immune...

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Working 5-9: Students who work during the school year
Eva Fahrenkrog, Staff Member • October 14, 2021

At some point during the school year, 30 percent of high school students are employed. Reasons for working vary, including students who work for spending money, and others who are saving for college. Regardless,...

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Girls basketball achieves first win of the season against Crystal Lake Central.

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