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Lily Hieronymus

Lily Hieronymus, Social Media Editor

This is my second year on staff. At LHS, I'm involved in golf, band, psychology club, advocats, and Slant of Light. Outside of school, I like to hang out with my dogs.

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Located around the corner from the building and grounds offices, the loading dock elevator is used to access the basement and loading dock. Supply shipments can be brought in from the loading dock and transported downstairs through here. LEAF also uses this elevator to bring recycling bins downstairs to be picked up by recycling services.

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April 26, 2021
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April 22, 2021
The hybrid model has allowed AP Physics 1 students to conduct labs such as the spring lab, pictured above.

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March 18, 2021
In-person AP Literature students utilize class time and resources, such as printed copies of passages, to engage with the material.

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March 18, 2021
Hybrid students in Matt Tooley’s World Literature class stay connected with online students by joining their class’s Zoom call.

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March 18, 2021
World Literature teacher Matthew Tooley engages with both in-person and online students through the hybrid model.

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March 18, 2021
The hybrid model allows Dr. Jennifer Kahn’s AP Environmental Science students to hold class discussions that both online and hybrid students can participate in.

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March 12, 2021
AP English Literature teacher Ryan Ebling engages both in-person and online students by encouraging participation in class discussions.

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March 12, 2021
Upon entering the building, students are required to have their temperature checked. The auditorium entrance features one of the temperature check stations.

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March 12, 2021
Despite sitting six feet apart, Matthew Tooley’s World Literature students hold active discussions during class.

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March 12, 2021
Fine arts classes aim to connect their in-person and at-home groups by allowing online students to follow along with the in-person rehearsal. Band director Adam Gohr achieves this by setting up a monitor and microphone so that online band students can follow his conducting.

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January 30, 2021
Hallways are lined with pylons, clearly marking where students and staff should walk. People must stay on the right side of the hallway to avoid coming into contact with each other.

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January 30, 2021
In most classrooms, student desks are placed six feet apart, some with protective shielding in between.

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January 30, 2021
Spirited signs have been hung up across lockers throughout the school in hopes of giving students encouragement and positivity throughout their hybrid transition.

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January 30, 2021
Social distancing markers -- Wildcat paw prints -- have been painted outside the main entrance and Studio Theatre entrance to avoid close gatherings as students wait to enter the school.

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March 18, 2021
AP Environmental Science teacher Jennifer Kahn projects her lectures onto the screen so that both online and in-person students can follow along.

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March 18, 2021
Before starting each class, students wipe down their desks and use hand sanitizer to avoid spreading germs.

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March 18, 2021
In order to avoid close gathering, spaces such as the library have social distancing markers outside, set six feet apart to give students designated spaces to stand while waiting.

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March 18, 2021
Fine arts students practice social distancing by giving each student their own six-foot rehearsal space.

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March 18, 2021
Band students, like Alyssa Abou Chakra, wear masks and have instrument covers to limit the risk of COVID.

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March 18, 2021
The group gathered in front of the LHS football stadium to record a short video and lead a jumping jack circle before heading home.

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March 18, 2021
Senior Blake Ellingson helped lead the group in some chants before beginning their march to LHS.

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March 18, 2021
Upon arrival at LHS, the group made their way to the main parking lot before holding a brief closing gathering.

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January 28, 2021
Many athletes held signs and flags reading messages such as “We Believe” and “Go Cats” during the rally.

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January 28, 2021
About 30 LHS athletes initially gathered at Cook Park, with a few more joining in later as the group marched to LHS.

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January 28, 2021
Senior Beckett Abbington opened the march with words of encouragement, reminding the group to stay energized and motivated.

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January 28, 2021
Senior Adam Pressley spoke to the group at Cook Park, aiming to unite them before marching to LHS.

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January 28, 2021
Photo via Maddy Tepper. Junior Maddy Tepper views social media as Students Supporting Equal Rights’s biggest tool, as it is an effective way to reach students.

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November 21, 2020
Junior Deb Maitra hopes that Students Supporting Equal Rights will bring about change within the LHS community.

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November 21, 2020
Photo via Amal Hasan. Senior Amal Hasan, a member of DOI, is looking forward to bringing awareness to equality-related issues at LHS through Students Supporting Equal Rights.

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November 21, 2020
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October 21, 2020
Photo courtesy of Katie Suttie Many people around Libertyville have put “thank you” signs in their yards to show appreciation for essential workers.

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May 20, 2020
Photo courtesy of Keyda Feltner. Senior Keyda Feltner plans to travel the world and hopes to achieve her full potential as a member of the United States Air Force.

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May 20, 2020
Photo courtesy of Andrew Bacilek. Senior Andrew Bacilek was drawn to the smaller class sizes and unique experiences that the United States Naval Academy provides.

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May 20, 2020
Photo courtesy of Mary Wetterling. Senior Mary Wetterling plans to continue her passion for art at the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design and eventually pursue art as a career.

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May 20, 2020
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May 20, 2020
Senior Allie DeFranco has a tattoo that reads “happy days ‘59.” DeFranco’s. tattoo is a tribute to her grandfather and his love for cars.

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April 3, 2020
Senior Christian Voelker has a tattoo of the bricklayers union symbol on his right shoulder as a tribute to his grandfather, who was a bricklayer.

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April 3, 2020
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