LION Newspaper

Concussion research progresses

Concussion research progresses

Mikaela Larson, Sports Editor

October 26, 2017

Michigan Stadium is the biggest arena in the country. Nicknamed “The Big House” it rarely goes silent. But when a head-to-head collision left Matthew Harris ‘13 unresponsive on Oct. 10, 2015 at the Northwestern vs. Michigan football game near the end of the third quarter, the stadium might as well ha...

Student showcases strength, courage in cross country

Student showcases strength, courage in cross country

Spiro Kass, Editor-in-Chief

October 26, 2017

Among the LT girls cross country runners, Grace Mayer ‘21 courageously maintains pace with the rest of the group during practices and meets despite certain physical barriers that hold her back. Although she lives with a condition that affects her ability to play sports, nothing is stopping her fro...

Volleyball coach to retire

Luke Lusson, Sports Editor

October 26, 2017

This season, the girls varsity volleyball team stands in a unique position. Besides looking to add on to the illustrious tradition of LT girls volleyball, players have added sense of determination as their long-time head coach, Joann Pyritz, will be retiring following this school year. "We fel...

Boys cross country aims for state finish

Harper Hill, Reporter

October 26, 2017

On Oct. 14, a stormy Saturday morning, the boys cross country team arrived at Katherine Legge, only to find conference would be postponed due to a flooded course. The meet was rescheduled for Monday, Oct. 16, at SC. LT went on to take second overall in the conference meet. “The change in location...

Girls cross country remains confident

Spencer Levinson, Copy Editor

October 26, 2017

As the varsity girls cross country team prepares for its final four meets of the season, Coach Alex Lyons is confident in the team's ability to perform. Even as star runner Sarah Barcelona ‘19 sits out with an injury, the team remains solid and confident going into the conference, regionals, sectio...

Girls golf finishes with positive outlook

Hayden Claesson, Reporter

October 26, 2017

The LT girls golf team finished the season with several individual members qualifying for sectionals, despite a slight disappointment in conference placement and a failure to send any members to state. “We had hoped to finish a bit higher in conference, but the teams are very balanced and second...

Boys golf continues tradition of success

Mary Devine, Reporter

October 26, 2017

By missing a full day of school while intensely competing, the LT boys varsity golf team succeeded in winning regionals on Oct. 3. For Patrick Akaniroj '18, this is his fourth year winning this title.  "It was great. We had the best tournament the whole year and probably since last year too," Akaniroj said. "That...

Domestic violence statistics

Grace Weismantel, Freelance Reporter

October 23, 2017

On average, nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States. 1 in 7 women and 1 in 18 men have been stalked by an intimate partner during their lifetime to the point where they believed they or someone close to them would be hurt or killed. The p...

Glass Animals produce “How To Be A Human Being”

Glass Animals produce

Mac Most, Freelance Reporter

October 19, 2017

Glass Animals were able to grab a lot of people’s attention with their third album, “How To Be A Human Being” (released in 2016). This English four man group has been able to increase their popularity alongside other electronic indie bands like Alt-J, Vampire Weekend and Portugal. Lead sing...

LT produces “Our Town”

Nicole Klein, Freelance Reporter

October 17, 2017

In an effort to entertain and teach the community about the importance of personal connections, LT is putting on the production of "Our Town." "I would say the theme of the play is to portray how the things that matter in life are usually not the things we spend the most time on," Director Lawrence...

LT Model UN places second at Sandburg, travels to WUMUNC

Margaret Kahn, Freelance Reporter

October 16, 2017

As multiple conferences approach in multiple states, Model UN students are beginning to plan for debates over world issues with kids from around the country.              “MUN is basically a debate club about world issues," MUN founder John Cronfel said. "You pretend that you are...

Comfort dog brings help, compassion to community

Comfort dog brings help, compassion to community

Diane Makovic, Freelance Reporter

October 13, 2017

In order to provide compassion to anyone suffering or in need, a comfort dog named Angel visits schools, nursing homes and places undergoing emergencies. Angel is associated with a charity called Lutheran Church Charities, and she is owned by St. John’s Lutheran Church located at 505 S. Park Rd....

Issue #1: 9-22-17

October 6, 2017

Hands-on experiences available at LT in the many fields of science

James King, Freelance Reporter

October 4, 2017

Students are getting more hands-on experience in the many fields of science by joining together and participating in local high school competitions.  On November 18th at Palatine High School the Lyons Township High School Science Olympiad team will be dressing up as construction workers and putting their ...

LT begins new AP class, open to freshmen, sophomores

Grace Weismantel, Freelance Reporter

October 3, 2017

Hoping to give students a challenge with content and skill building, LT has began A.P. Human Geography, a new class available for freshmen and sophomores. “I am very excited for students in this class,” social studies teacher James Milkert said. “A.P. Human Geography focuses on encouraging students...

LT students prepare for fall Snowball

Reese Komsthoeft, Freelance Reporter

October 2, 2017

The word snowball brings forth images of a small, circular icy ball, but when LT students hear it, they think of the weekend retreat that comes around twice a year. They learn about social issues and themselves, and the fall retreat is almost here.   Snowball is a weekend retreat to Camp Mclean on the first weekend of November. Around 225-250 students attend snowba...

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