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Student volunteers monthly at BEDS

St. Michael's Lutheran Church located in La Grange Park.

Lillie George, Reporter

March 20, 2020

Early one morning, Maya Albores ‘21 served freshly-made breakfast to the homeless community at a local church. As one man passed through, he turned to Albores, and said assuredly, “You know, Jesus was homeless too.” Small instances like this remind Albores of why she volunteers with BEDS Plus C...

Coronavirus affects LT, United States

Coronavirus particles

Charlotte McLaughlin and Quinn Riordan

March 19, 2020

LT is currently closed from March 16 until April 7 due to the growing spread of the coronavirus. Instead of sitting in class with their teachers, students now sit on their laptops and partake in e-learning at home. It is a complete shift of the average school day and students have to adjust to a new routine...

SJC hosts retreat

Ellie Crist, Freelance Writer

March 18, 2020

After her friends got her hooked on religious retreats last year, Junior Leader Sabina Llerenas ‘21 chose to make more of an impact on the community.  Llernas thought it would be a great opportunity to be a teen leader for the St. John of the Cross (SJC) Salt & Light Retreat for freshmen and sop...

Free food service available for students

Brown bag and apple (Behringer-Crawford Museum)

Diane Makovic, Co-Editor In Chief

March 17, 2020

In an effort to address concerns regarding students who need breakfast and/or lunch during the e-learning period, LT is providing a free food service starting Wednesday, March 18 for all LT students. This curbside “Grab-and-Go” service will run this week (Wednesday, March 18 through Friday, March...

SAVE Promise Club promotes school safety and student voice

Sandy Hook Promise Say Something Week Logo

Kaelyn Sloan, Freelance Writer

March 17, 2020

Following the tragedy of the Parkland shooting in February 2018, LT world history teacher Theresa Hirstein realized that it was time for action. She began to talk with students who had the idea of a SAVE Promise club here at LT. “It was really kind of the students that started it,” Hirstein, co-spo...

School moves to e-learning as concerns over COVID-19 increase

School moves to e-learning as concerns over COVID-19 increase

Olivia Janik, Editor In Chief

March 13, 2020

After canceling all after school activities and athletics on Thursday, March 12, the LT administration has announced that the school will switch to e-learning until April 6 in order to slow down the spread of COVID-19, more commonly known as the coronavirus, Dr. Brian Waterman said in an announcemen...

KOH dance cancelled

Claire Williams, Copy Editor

March 12, 2020

The King of Hearts dance was cancelled on Monday, March 2 after having sold 15 online tickets. The dance, hosted by Relay for Life, was to be held on Saturday, March 7 in order to raise money for the American Cancer Society. “I was really disappointed because I had a date and everything, and I had...

Sports Update: Week 10

Lizzie Patel, reporter

March 11, 2020

Boys Basketball: Won Blackout against Proviso 48-42 last Friday/ Regionals tonight vs Proviso East at 7:00 at Argo, Regionals Friday at 7:00 p.m. if they win tonight, Sectionals Semi-Finals Tuesday and Wednesday if they continue to advance Boys Swimming: Got 6th at state last weekend, Placed 1st in...

Choir students plan to go to England during Spring break to sing 

Hannah Race, Freelance writer

March 9, 2020

Upperclassmen choir students are going on a trip to England to sing at several congregations and at church services.  The students have been practicing these songs since the beginning of the year and also performed them in a concert. “It [the choir trip] changes, so in past years they’ve gone ...

LT prepares for annual Donna Mavros Festival

Jeanne Mardegan, Freelance writer

March 5, 2020

The LT Theatre Board is putting on their annual Donna Mavros Festival as a way to give senior students a chance at directing. “We are really quite ‘hands off’ when it comes to this production,” Michael Kuehl, producer, said. “We want the directors to get the fullest idea of what directi...

LT students overcrowd halls for Kobe Bryant memorial

Ryan Whelton, Freelance writer

March 3, 2020

LT students at South Campus held a memorial to mourn the death of Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna Bryant; however, it started to get out of hand, so faculty members had to intervene. “I chose to go to the memorial because I was really upset about the passing of Kobe and thought it was an easy wa...

“The fault in our sex education”

Paige Darling, Assistant Multimedia Editor

February 28, 2020

Sex education is a controversial topic because its main subject is taboo. Sex has a never-ending stigma that prohibits us from having productive conversations about it. What the world, especially the U.S., is failing to understand is that without proper education about sex, it will result in some negative...

Western Springs hosts 5G town hall meeting, residents voice concerns

Quinn Riordan, reporter and photographer

February 27, 2020

The Village of Western Springs held a town hall meeting in the LT SC Corral on Feb. 13, to discuss residents’ concerns over the implementation of 5G technology. The Corral was packed for two hours with residents, village board members, public officials and representatives. The attendees expressed their...

Little Women Review

Quinn Riordan, reporter and photographer

February 27, 2020

“Little Women” does the little things right Louisa May Alcott’s novel “Little Women” has been taught and read by thousands of people, its lovable characters Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy, left a lasting impression on generations and created high anticipation for Greta Gertwig’s adaptation. “Li...

Little Women Review

Tommy Layden, Sports Co-Editor

February 27, 2020

‘Little Women’ is for the boys I walked into “Little Women” with a group of my cousins. Right away all of the boys and I were on the same page, “this movie looks like trash,” “this sucks,” and “why aren’t we at the new ‘Star Wars’ movie.” However, after struggling throu...

Sports Update: Week 9

Lizzie Patel, reporter

February 26, 2020

February 26-March 4 Boys Basketball: Beat RB on Saturday, WSC Crossover Away on Tuesday won/ Blackout this Friday vs Prospect in Fieldhouse at 7:30, Regionals March 4 vs Proviso East at 7:00 at Argo Boys Wrestling: Griffin King and Jimmy Ruston competed at State last weekend, They both finished...

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