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Sam Nelson

Sam Nelson, Photo Editor

I am a senior and I have been on staff for three years, and I am currently Photo Editor. Besides DOI, I am involved in Orchesis, NHS and Best Buddies.

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Ms. Lara has been actively supporting gender equality since she was in college. When she was presented with the opportunity to advise Advocats, a gender-equality club at LHS, she realized she could use her passion to lead the club, so she accepted the role.

[Photo] Ms. Lara

December 5, 2017
Mr. Lapish has been advising LEAF for a little over half of his teaching career. He makes a conscious effort to recycle inside and outside of school because he is passionate about a safe and healthy environment for all humans to live in.

[Photo] Mr. Lapish

December 5, 2017
After Ms. Naslund’s encounter with a negative letter about a gay student, she became very passionate about fighting for the rights and equality of the LGBTQ+ community. She takes pride in her club, Gay-Straight Alliance, and is also an activist outside of school.

[Photo] Ms. Naslund

December 5, 2017
Though dancers are extremely dedicated to their art, they are often unfairly mocked and disregarded by those in conventional sports.

Leaping to Conclusions

October 24, 2017
Students enjoy a meal in the basement of the Brainerd building, where the cafeteria was located.

100 Facts for 100 years

September 26, 2017


April 27, 2017


April 27, 2017
*Note: Carmen asked that she not be photographed for privacy reasons.


April 27, 2017
Melvin Ford

Melvin Ford

April 27, 2017
No Home in Our Home

No Home in Our Home

April 20, 2017
Art can take many different shapes, and it is imperative that we recognize and appreciate the beauty of all forms.

[Photo] Ode to art

April 27, 2017

[Photo] Nathan Rosenberg

February 22, 2017

[Photo] Kevin Pilman

February 22, 2017

[Photo] Jake Slater

February 22, 2017
Sabrina Kite, Vivien Zaretsky, 	
Melissa Moubayed, and Annika McDermott-Hinman
are each fluent in three languages.

[Photo] Tri To Keep Up

January 26, 2017
The Waukegan Harbor and Marina is a nice change of scenery from Libertyville. It has a small boardwalk with shops along the way, and a lighthouse at the end of the pier. It’s a perfect place to visit on a summer afternoon, changing it up from local beaches like the ones in Lake Forest and Lake Bluff.

Lovable Lake County

January 12, 2017
For the second home game of the season., LHS students showed their spirit with colorful apparel to celebrate the tie-dye theme

[Photo] September Spirit

September 22, 2016

[Photo] Freshman

May 26, 2016
The players and coaches were surrounded by parents, fans, cheerleaders, dance team members, and administration members in their 2015 state sendoff.

[Photo] Send-off Rally

November 25, 2015
Didier Farms offers a Farmstand, which includes a variety of fresh produce and currently has its annual Pumpkinfest, which can be a great, free way to get outside.

Things to do in October

October 23, 2015
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