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Four Guys and Pie, episode 3: Everything Debatable

Four Guys and Pie, episode 3: Everything Debatable

Nina Shearrill, Multimedia Editor

January 27, 2020

Four LION staffers battle head to head over cats v.s. dogs, the inclusivity of feminism, and "Where's Waldo" as host Nina Shearrill and guest judge Bill Wesley decide the fate of the teams. Watch this fun filled episode that breaks the routinely serious mold that is signature to "Four Guys and P...

Surfaces concert review

The stage at the Surfaces concert (LION/Williams)

Claire Williams, Copy Editor

January 23, 2020

When I arrived at the concert venue on Jan. 10 for Surfaces’ Chicago-stop on their Warm Winter tour, there was still a line wrapped around the Metro. Immediately, I noticed the stage. Its wall was covered with the mellow pastels that Surfaces has branded, and each column scene seemed to embody a differ...

Sports Update: Week 4

January 23, 2020

January 22 Wednesday- Wednesday January 29    Boys Basketball: Won Burlington Central MLK tournament this past weekend, finished 4-0/Play Glenbard West this Saturday 5:45 @ Glenbard West Boys Wrestling: Won meet vs Downers Grover North last Friday/Lost to Libertyville and Dekalb, but beat ...

Artist of the Month: January

Paige Darling, Assistant Multimedia Editor

January 22, 2020

In order to highlight LT’s own artistic community, LION has decided to choose a creator every month (usually), 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, mu...

Obituary of Kevin Mitros

Kevin Mitros, Director of Buildings and Grounds for the district (courtesy of Randy Antlept)

Kaitlyn Joyner, reporter and photographer

January 21, 2020

Kevin Mitros, Director of Buildings and Grounds for the district, died Dec. 29 at the age of 65. Mitros played an important role in everything he did for students here at LT, Director of Business Services Brian Statchez said.  “He had direct supervision over all of [the] buildings and grounds staff, wh...

Contaminated recycling bins causing problems

Reduce Reuse Recycle (courtesy of Wordpress).

Lillie George, Reporter

January 21, 2020

Due to staff and students’ failure to properly use classroom recycling bins by contaminating them with dirty products, the Waste Management facility issued a warning to the school asking students, staff and faculty to change their habits.  “For as long as we have [recycled at LT], Mr. [Will] Meuer and...

Frozen Two Review: Liked

Frozen Two Review: Liked

Quinn Riordan, reporter and photographer

January 17, 2020

I walked into “Frozen 2” with my friend on opening weekend, surrounded by young children giddy with anticipation to see their favorite Disney characters, Anna, Elsa, Kristoff, Olaf, and the lovable reindeer Sven.  “Frozen 2” is a better movie than its predecessor with memorable music scene...

LT presents Martin Luther King Celebration

Quinn Riordan, reporter and photographer

January 14, 2020

LT will host a Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration to acknowledge and recognize the work Martin Luther King accomplished and pursued throughout his life on Jan. 15 from 6:30 to 8 pm. The celebration will take place in the SC Performing Arts Center featuring the Maywood church choir, the national anth...

Little Women Reviews

Little Women Reviews

January 10, 2020


Sports Update: Week 2

Tommy Layden, Sports Co-Editor

January 7, 2020

Boys Basketball: Finished 3-1 at the York Tournament and Team Captain Grant Niego got all Tournament Honors/Game this friday 7:30 LT @ Hinsdale Central/Game this Saturday 5pm LT vs Proviso West at NC fieldhouse Boys Wrestling: Meet this Friday 6pm @ Proviso West Boys Swimming and Diving: Meet this...

TryFecta: Holiday Drinks Review

Outside of Starbucks and logo (courtesy of creative commons)

Tommy Layden, Quinn Riordan, and Lizzie Patel

December 20, 2019  

Sports Update: Week 1

Tommy Layden, Sports Co-Editor

December 13, 2019

Hey LT Sports fans the LION newspaper is launching a brand new online section that’s sole purpose to to tell you readers when, where, and who the Lions sports teams are playing. We hope that by organizing it in one place you can more easily learn about what games to attend and the results of those...

Five volunteer opportunities this holiday season

Kate Ferrell, Assistant Web Editor

December 10, 2019

Secret Santa  Do any of your teachers participate in Secret Santa? Organized by the Lagrange Rotary Club, Help children in need this holiday season by donating money with a group of friends, or class and adopt a child. Secret Santa helps children 0-17 years of age all around the area. The Rotary club w...

Tryfecta, episode 1: Fry Guys

Tommy Layden, Quinn Riordan, and Lizzie Patel

December 9, 2019

We set out to give readers and viewers idea where to get the best fries based on a few different criteria. They are as follows: flavor/saltiness, bang for your buck, crispiness, warmth, overall taste, and aesthetic.  Each of these criteria are judged on a scale of 1 to 5 points, as well as an overal...

Fire extinguisher leaves student with stitches

Isabel Blackstone, Freelance writer

December 6, 2019

Minutes before the morning bell rang last Friday, Charlotte Tibbs 22’ was having a typical day at LT, until her left cheek was gashed open due to a fallen fire extinguisher. Another student had accidentally bumped the crosshall extinguisher with their backpack, causing it to detach from the wall and...

NHI to host Noche Navideña event

Lillie George, Reporter

December 4, 2019

Each year, LT’s National Hispanic Institute (NHI) hosts the annual Noche Navideña event at the Corral in order to celebrate their vibrant, Latin American culture and take part in a festive holiday activity on Dec. 6 at 6:30-8 p.m.. “Noche Navideña is a beautiful celebration of Latin American ...

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