• Sharing the same river?

    Sharing the same river?

    Dayna Larson and Elaine Smith, News Editors

    April 8, 2014

    By most accounts, LaGrange, Western Springs and Hinsdale are closely linked communities. Crossovers of the schools occur in club sports teams, churches, youth groups and jobs. In fact, LT’s Bennett Field and Hinsdale Central’s (HC) Dickinson Field are only separated by just over three miles. The... READ MORE »»

  • Heroin and meth abuse comes to light

    Heroin and meth abuse comes to light

    Gillian Dunlop @gilliandunlop15 , Assistant News Editor

    April 8, 2014

    Although usually thought of as a lesser problem in this community, the recent arrests of Ivana Tasevka '11 allegedly caught for heroin, and another former LT student, Daniel Kowalski, charged with creating a meth lab, have called into question the reality of drug use within the community, a problem... READ MORE »»

  • Boys gymnastics strives for state

    Boys gymnastics strives for state

    Brittany Grosser-Basile @BrittanyGrosser, Reporter

    April 7, 2014

    Before the season began, IHSA made rule changes that would align the boys high school gymnastics rules to those of club gymnastics, forcing the team to adjust its routines and put more focus on form. After practicing and competing their new sets this season, the boys gymnasts have made their way to be... READ MORE »»

  • Special Ed welcomes big guests

    Special Ed welcomes big guests

    Matt Gertsmeier @MattGertsmeier, Sports Editor

    April 7, 2014

    Dave Breen, the President and CEO of Special Olympics Illinois, stood at the podium at center court on March 3. The NC Fieldhouse buzzed with anticipation. Breen had a big surprise waiting for the students in attendance. The crowd erupted as soon as Breen introduced his guests. In lumbered the 7-foot,... READ MORE »»

  • Senior broadcasts from Stadium Series

    Senior broadcasts from Stadium Series

    Brittany Grosser-Basile @BrittanyGrosser, Reporter

    April 7, 2014

    Jonathan Janas ‘14 conducted a live broadcast from Soldier Field as the Chicago Blackhawks faced off against the Pittsburgh Penguins for the Stadium Series on March 1. “It was surreal to be there,” Janas said. “It was the culmination of all my hard work and everything that I want to do. It... READ MORE »»

Sharing the same river?

Sharing the same river?

Dayna Larson and Elaine Smith, News Editors

By most accounts, LaGrange, Western Springs and Hinsdale are closely linked communities. Crossovers of the schools occur in club sports teams, churches, youth groups and jobs....  Read More »

April 8, 2014 • 0 comments

Heroin and meth abuse comes to light

Heroin and meth abuse comes to light

Gillian Dunlop @gilliandunlop15 , Assistant News Editor

Although usually thought of as a lesser problem in this community, the recent arrests of Ivana Tasevka '11 allegedly caught for heroin, and another former LT student, Daniel...  Read More »

April 8, 2014 • 0 comments

French exchange account

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German exchange account

April 7, 2014

Italy trip account

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Teacher Evaluation Editorial

Teachers have always been integral to the education of a student. However, what characteristics truly make a good teacher? And how responsible should teachers be for how their...  Read More »

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Grier’s Ground

April 7, 2014

Letter to the Editor

April 7, 2014

The social setback

April 7, 2014

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    After recently putting down the controller, Quentin Sanchez ‘14 doesn’t want to think of video games as a bad part of his life, but rather as more...

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    When I was 7 years old, my life changed forever. A used Gameboy Color was given to me by my older cousin. That small, yellow console, consisting of on...

  • LION Archives

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    Aries-(March 21-April 19): Although you’re often thought of as courageous, remember this month that jumping out a third floor window after loosing a...