LION Newspaper

LTHS helps Aurora Schools Start Snowball

Lea Voytovich, Contributer

October 2, 2014


Filed under Online Exclusives

Lyons Township High School Operation Snowball is helping the Aurora area set up its own branch of Snowball by having the senior members go on Aurora’s retreat to help lead and model the group discussions. In the past, students in the Aurora area interested in Snowball have gone on retreats with...

Lyons Places Second in PepsiCo Showdown

Lidia Breen, Pulse Editor

September 29, 2014


Filed under Online Exclusives, Sports, Top Stories

Although number three seeded LT (13-4) held a lead for much of the game, they couldn’t hold on versus a tough number one seeded Morton (14-1-2) side, and fell 3-2 in the final of the PepsiCo Showdown at DePaul on Sunday in penalty kicks. “I felt really bad for our guys,” Head Coach Paul Labbato...

Veterans Elected as Homecoming Grand Marshals

Dante Stefanini, Multimedia Editor

September 26, 2014


Filed under News, Online Exclusives

As the homecoming festivities approach their climax, the parade, football game and dance are to take place this Saturday. Leading the parade will be veterans and homecoming grand marshals Rich Vachata and Keith Bailey. The naming of grand marshals was decided by this year’s student council supervis...

Best Fantasy Football Team Names: 2014

Will Most, Opinions Editor

September 18, 2014


Filed under Online Exclusives, Pulse, Sports

In the world of fantasy football, names are everything. Seasons and playoff chances can fall apart in a matter of weeks, but team names? Those last for months. Nobody will remembers your 10-4 season, but everyone will remembers Dave’s hilarious team name for years to come. If you’re not winning the...

Nutrition Laws

Anika Ranginani, Managing Editor

September 11, 2014


Filed under News, Online Exclusives

Lion has compiled some foods that can and can't be sold at LT during the day. Scroll over the images for more information. ...

Grant used to “Flip” Classroom

MelRose Buckler, Copy Editor

September 10, 2014


Filed under News, Online Exclusives

This July, world history teacher Erin Shook asked for an iPad mini to pilot a flipped classroom, a learning environment in which students are taught the lessons at home through a video or podcast and do homework or activities during the class period. "I was shocked when I found out that I was funde...

Club Athletes of the Month: September

Michael Rasmussen, Web Editor

September 9, 2014


Filed under Online Exclusives, Sports

David Fiflis ‘15 and Alex Contreras ‘16 won’t be suiting up for LT’s soccer squad this year. Instead, they’re joining Christian Sanchez ‘16 on the Chicago Fire Youth Soccer Club, a prestigious team which serves some of the best athletes in the state. Due to Illinois High School Associat...

Spring Rock Park Undergoes Renovations

Joe Okkema, News Editor

September 9, 2014


Filed under News, Online Exclusives

As fall athletic teams throughout the LaGrange and Western Springs area begin their seasons, they will be unable, at least temporarily, to use facilities at Spring Rock Park in Western Springs. Renovations of the parks’ major athletics field began July 28 and will likely continue for almost a full...

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