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Adeline Volz poses with the HER Drive donation bin (photo courtesy of Volz).

Students host second ‘HER’ Drive at LT

Hannah Race, Reporter September 21, 2021

The Her Drive, led by Adeline Volz ‘22 began accepting donations on Aug. 13. Volz was first introduced to the nonprofit by LT alumna Camille Buttin ‘21 during last year’s Her Drive. Volz applied...

WLTLs past awards (MahaneyLION).

WLTL earns 13 nominations

Selected for John Drury High School Radio Awards
Ella Mahaney, Managing Editor September 17, 2021

The nominations for the 2020-2021 John Drury High School Radio Awards are out. WLTL earned 13 nominations in 11 different categories, making them the radio station with the third highest number of nominations.  This...

Aracelys La Grange store front (Mosqueda/LION).

Local bakery closes

Janessa Mosqueda, News Editor, Multimedia Editor September 16, 2021

After 10 years, Aracely’s Bakery in Downtown La Grange will have its last official day of business on Sept. 16 from 5 a.m.to 4 p.m.  This bakery mainly sells Mexican pastries that are made fresh...

Students boarding the bus afterschool (Whelton/LION).

Late start difficulty with bus driver shortage

Students arrive late to first period each Wednesday
Ryan Whelton, Reporter September 15, 2021

As the first bell rang on Wednesday, Aug. 25, numerous vacant desks filled classrooms due to buses’ inability to pick everyone up at their scheduled time. Students trickled into their first period classes...

QR code to scan to download Passport app.

LT launches new Passport App

New app encourages student participation in events
Lily Hanafin, Opinions Editor September 14, 2021

The ExperienceLT Passport is a new online app that encourages students and parents to participate in events at LT, Principal Jennifer Tyrell said. This app works by scanning a QR code and downloading the...

Lorde releases new album

Lorde releases new album

Returns with “Solar Power” after four year break
Macy Hepokoski, Indepth Editor September 13, 2021

After her four year hiatus from producing music and social media, Lorde announced her third album “Solar Power” with the release of her single “Solar Power” on Aug. 20. Lorde’s single, released...

Crumbl Cookie Review

Crumbl Cookie Review

Evelyn Kowalski and Molly Burke September 10, 2021

https://youtu.be/CZJ0BxFZAFk

Aidan Sullivan rushes for a touchdown on Friday to put the Lions up by 49 (Photo by Jackie Clifton).

Football team dominates Addison Trail

Varsity squad has 1-1 record heading into Friday’s matchup against Hinsdale Central
Nicholas Barbera, Reporter September 9, 2021

Lyons Township varsity football bounced back from its loss on Aug. 27, defeating Addison Trail 56-0 in a home game this past Friday, Sept. 3. The win brought extra merit to senior night, an annual tradition...

Tryfecta Dunkin Donuts Fall Line Review

Tryfecta Dunkin’ Donuts Fall Line Review

Janessa Mosqueda, Grace Moore, and Abe Morales September 8, 2021

https://youtu.be/J72m45gtSkw

Lion Staff Video

Lion Staff Video

Janessa Mosqueda and Grace Moore September 7, 2021

https://youtu.be/iKJEWMRYKaQ

Players march toward Bennett Field (Burke/LION).

Football loses home opener to New Trier

Team plans to come back stronger
Nicholas Barbera, Reporter September 1, 2021

Lyons Township faced off against New Trier in a home football game this past Friday, Aug. 27, serving as a return to an in-person school year for students and staff. The final score was 30-23 in favor...

LT students walking into school for the half day (Moore/LION).

Friday made half day due to heat, lack of air conditioning

Grace Moore, Opinions Editor August 27, 2021

On Aug. 26 the students of LT were sitting in their eighth period classrooms, most of them enduring their last period with no air conditioning. Then an announcement from Associate Principal Kevin Brown...

Welcome Back

Welcome Back

Morgan Fry, Editor in Chief August 23, 2021

Dear LT students, staff, parents and community members,  The 2021-2022 school year has begun with much anticipation as we return to full in-person learning. The LION newspaper student staff is beyond...

LTHS Girls Varsity Soccer Photo Gallery

Charlotte McLaughlin , Art Director July 21, 2021

https://spark.adobe.com/page/ARcgXlgJyHxEn/

Goalie Izzy Lee 22 goes to punt the ball.

Girls soccer goes into finals undefeated, places second in state

Charlotte McLaughlin , Art Director July 21, 2021

Without having a season in 2020 due to COVID-19, and with the restrictions still present this past school year, the girls varsity soccer team wasn’t sure how much they’d actually be able to play, head...

Boys Gymnastics Team poses with State Trophy (Photo courtesy of Bill Stone)

Boys varsity gymnastics wins IHSA State Championship

Gabriella Rauf, Reporter May 27, 2021

The LT boys gymnastics team competed in the IHSA State Championships at the University of Illinois campus. On May 15, the team finished with a total score of 157.2, 3.05 ahead of the second place team,...

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