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Poverty Simulation opens door for increase awareness

Taylor Schmitt, Reporter

December 1, 2017

Imagine the frustration that comes with being arrested for a crime that you have not committed. Add that to the fact that you were next in line for a service, you desperately need in order to stay healthy and care for your family. Justin Stewart '19 experienced a whole new level of exasperation and hopelessness...

Student kickstarts cycling class

Camilla Breen, Reporter

December 1, 2017

After working at the Dailey Method for two years and watching her colleagues lead classes, Colleen Kirby ‘18 was inspired to start instructing spin classes of her own. “I noticed that teens don’t really come in [to the facility], and I was wondering why,” Kirby said. “I thought, ‘are ...

Holiday Write Night gains new coordinator, traditions still remain

Isabel Tuisl, Reporter

December 1, 2017

This year’s Holiday Write Night is the first without Dorothy Cochran, the recently retired coordinator. The new coordinator, Belinda Salutric, replaced Cochran, and is working with students and other DC workers to plan for a night of letter writing from Santa, for children kindergarten through thi...

Peer Leadership hosts 8th grade tours

Liz Gremer, Freelance Reporter

November 27, 2017

Peer Leadership Club has begun to plan the student led tours to be given to incoming freshmen in the upcoming months to help acquaint the eighth graders to the halls of SC. The first tours begin Dec. 5 for parochial and private schools that feed into LT, SC Peer Leadership Advisor Joan Cushing said. “We h...

Tech: widely popular trivia app host’s job threatened over profile

Lars Lonnroth, Assistant News Editor

November 26, 2017

For any new app—especially in this world of live trivia, where success is largely predicated on gaining more and more users to tune in and play everyday—an innocuous profile on the personal life of your app’s widely adored host would be a coveted get. But that was not the case for the widely-popular...

Dunn, relays shine in girls swimming 6th place state finish

Dunn, relays shine in girls swimming 6th place state finish

Hayden Claesson, Reporter

November 26, 2017

ACME printing may have a great business opportunity at the LT South Campus pool to update the record boards because of the new records that have been set at the state meet on Nov. 17-18. This year the girls set records in seven different events. The team finished 6th overall in the entire state of...

Canadian turned South Korean says Korean tensions overblown

Canadian turned South Korean says Korean tensions overblown

Lars Lonnroth, Assistant News Editor

November 22, 2017

On the Korean Peninsula, Greg Ory lives in South Korea’s second largest city, Busan. After moving to South Korea due to the increased economic opportunities that were not available in his native Canada, he has established himself as a teacher and amateur author in South Korea. With the world’s...

Set it down

Set it down

Grace DeKoker, Copy Editor

November 21, 2017

The weekend of Nov. 3-5 was Operation Snowball’s Fall Retreat, which coincided with Kairos as well. I attended OSB as a staff member for the first time, and I cannot emphasize how impactful and incredible my weekend was. I was both anxious and excited to lead on Snowball for the first time; we all...

Fantasy Football: Week 11 Start or Sit

Fantasy Football: Week 11 Start or Sit

Luke Lusson and Grant Campbell, Sports and News Editors

November 16, 2017

Melvin Gordon (Bills at Chargers Sunday 3:05 p.m.): Gordon is coming off of a disappointing Week 10, only putting up 9 fantasy points. This is likely attributed to his backup RB Austin Ekeler scoring all TDs for the Chargers’ RB’s. If Gordon is going to bounce back from this disappointing perfor...

Poetry returns to stage for second year in a row

Poetry returns to stage for second year in a row

Taylor Schmitt, Reporter

November 14, 2017

The LTHS Theatre Board will present "Got Poetry? Volume II" in the Reber Center at NC on Nov. 17 and 18 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 19 at 3 p.m. Over 40 poems will be performed by the cast of just eight actors, who interpreted and staged the entire show themselves, with the aid of Director Ann Dudek. "Poetry is difficult, be...

Fantasy Football: Week 10 Start or Sit

Fantasy Football: Week 10 Start or Sit

Luke Lusson and Grant Campbell

November 11, 2017

With Week 10 of the NFL season approaching, there's no room for lineup mistakes in fantasy football leagues. Take a look at who we are saying to start and to bench in our first ever edition of Start or Sit. Cam Newton (Dolphins at Panthers Monday 7:30 p.m.): At home during primetime against an exploitab...

Civics class encourages students

Isabelle Reynolds, Freelance Reporter

November 10, 2017

This summer Ben Lafontaine, and the other Civics teachers were required to create a new class for LT sophomores. They used this as an opportunity to construct a meaningful class for LT students. The class includes a semester long project that will challenge students to make a change in their community...

Western Springs removes water fountains

Western Springs removes water fountains

Diane Makovic, Freelance Reporter

November 9, 2017

The decision to remove the fountains instead of simply shutting them down was easy for Western Springs Park Board President Chris Dallavo. “Once we found that the elevated lead levels were there, there was no issue that they had to be shut down,” Dallavo said. “I found no benefit to having a...

Culinary arts students visit Joliet Junior College

Anna McCormick, Freelance Reporter

November 8, 2017

Ellie Ahrens ‘20, along with four other students, stood in front of their assigned group with blindfolds on. Unaware of what was going to be given to them to eat, Ahrens was a little nervous. Ahrens was handed a hard, circular shaped food and placed it in her mouth. She tasted something tangy, and...

Issue #2: 10-26-17

November 6, 2017

NFL trade deadline analysis: Lusson

Luke Lusson, Sports Editor

November 2, 2017

WR Kelvin Benjamin to the Bills for a third and seventh-round pick: This is my favorite deal from the deadline. It's no secret that the Buffalo Bills need help at the wide receiver position, as they currently rank dead last in the league in receiving yards. Benjamin has the ability to fix this prob...

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