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LT Theater Board produces Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night

LT Theater Board produces Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night

Scarlett Lestina, Freelance writer

October 17, 2019

For the first time in play director Lawrence Keller’s career, he will be directing a Shakespeare play full of LT students. This play lets students understand how to act in a serious yet comedic play. “It’s a heartfelt show and it proves that theater is relevant even hundreds of years after it...

LT Monster Bash Gallery

LT Monster Bash Gallery

Olivia Janik, Co-Editor In Chief

October 17, 2019

Students say recycling is more crucial now than ever

Maddie Gee, Freelance writer

October 17, 2019

To try and help reduce the number of objects going to the landfill, Recycling Club students sort materials and empty recycling bins, something club members think is much more important in the current and coming years than before. “I’m just a geography teacher, but when you historically look at the enviro...

Monster Bash replaces Cupid’s Cabaret

Monster Bash replaces Cupid’s Cabaret

Brianna Fonseca, Reporter

October 16, 2019

Unlike the usual Cupid’s Cabaret talent show, which LT Choir board hosts annually, board members made a decision which changed the overall dynamic of this year’s musical event. They changed the usual Cupid’s Cabaret event to LT’s first ever “Monster Bash,” which took place Friday, Oct. 4,...

Josie Dunne Concert Review

Claire Williams, Copy Editor

October 16, 2019

When alumn Josie Dunne ‘13 started making it big in the music business, Lyons Township students eagerly jumped on the bandwagon. On September 26, Dunne made a hometown stop on her first headlining tour. The familiar faces at the Bottom Lounge confirmed that LT students have stayed dedicated to Dun...

Five fun fall things

Kate Ferrel, Reporter

October 11, 2019

Pier Pumpkin Lights  As the leaves on the trees change from a distinct green, to burnt orange and mustard yellow, and the smell of pumpkin spice fills the air that must mean only one thing, fall has arrived. If you are looking for something beyond the traditional apple picking and pumpkin patch ...

Students participate in Chicago Youth Climate Strike

Students participate in Chicago Youth Climate Strike

Claire Williams, Copy Editor

October 10, 2019

As Molly O’Donnell ‘20 stepped off the train at Union Station, she couldn’t help noticing all the people carrying posters. She held one of her own, expressing a similar sentiment to the others she saw: the urgent need to fight climate change.  O’Donnell, along with thousands of others, marched from Gra...

World Mental Health Day

Olivia Janik, Co-Editor In Chief

October 10, 2019

Over the past year, I’ve used my position on LION Newspaper to become a fierce advocate for mental health awareness and ending the stigma around discussing mental health. I’ve written and assigned numerous stories on helping students with mental illness and facilitating discussions about our menta...

American Sign Language course fights for added years

Abraham Morales, Freelance Reporter

October 10, 2019

After a seven year battle to make American Sign Language (ASL) a world language course at LT, the ASL teacher is pushing to expand the curriculum to a full four year language, to further the students' education. “After two years of Sign Language, it’s equivalent to the vocabulary of a kindergartner,” American...

Dancers create resale for cancer charity at local dance studio

Sydney Wolf, Freelance Reporter

October 9, 2019

Three LT students made a decision to have a dance clothes resale in their dance studio. They aim to raise awareness and raise money to donate to a cancer charity called Dancers Against Cancer. The girls, Elena Chronis ‘20, Rebecca Birch ‘21, and Nicole Chronis ‘22, had an idea to turn a loca...

LTHS club partners with local organization, tutors needed

Janessa Mosqueda, Freelance Reporter

October 7, 2019

The LeaderShop has partnered with Lyons Township High School Peer Leadership Club to offer opportunities for high school students to give back to their community.   “Volunteering is a great way to be involved in your community but also to build leadership skills,” Katie Wiseheart, Program Direc...

‘Jesus Is King’ listening session review

‘Jesus Is King’ listening session review

John Hepp, Reporter

October 3, 2019

I was able to attend a listening session that Kanye West held for his upcoming album, “Jesus is King,” at the historic Auditorium Theatre in downtown Chicago on Sept. 28. There was very little publicity for the event, with it only being announced on Kim Kardashian’s Instagram the night before. I...

Parents express concerns regarding air conditioning at LT

Parents express concerns regarding  air conditioning at LT

Claire Williams, Kate Ferrell, and Sophia Schultz

September 30, 2019

After connecting through a Facebook post, roughly 15 parents attended a school board meeting on Sept. 16 to address concerns about the lack of air conditioning at LT. “I think there’s strength in numbers,” father to future LT students, who wished to remain anonymous, said. “When more people...

National Voter Registration Day Sept. 24

National Voter Registration Day Sept. 24

September 23, 2019

If you are going to be 18 by Nov. 3 2020, you can register to vote tomorrow all day in NC library or in the NC cafeteria during lunch periods. To register students need their driver's license, state ID or last 4 digits of their social security number. LT will be hosting this Voter Registration Drive...

Behind the scenes of So__You’ll__:XI

Nina Shearrill, Multimedia

September 20, 2019

Enjoy this video that gives you a little glimpse of what it is like in an improv rehearsal with all the funny moments included.

Artist of the Month: September

Paige Darling, Assistant Multimedia Editor

September 20, 2019

In order to highlight LT’s own artistic community, LION has decided to choose a creator every month, one who works in various forms in the art world. We hope to showcase traditional art mediums, like drawings and paintings, along with more modern forms such as photography, short films, music and po...

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