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Garrett Fisher 22 works on his edits for episode two in the NC LTTV room (Wirtz/LION).

Senior student creates, produces basketball team documentary

Aidan Wirtz, Sports Editor May 20, 2022

Throughout the 2021-22 boys varsity basketball season, Garrett Fisher ‘22 recorded every piece of film he could to follow the team along their journey. Through the regular and postseason, Fisher interviewed...

Electronic flyer for series of wellness programs (photo courtesy of the Village of La Grange Park).

Mental health programs offered to residents

Ella Mahaney, Managing Editor May 17, 2022

The Village of La Grange Park has always had a culture of wanting to care for the community and looks for opportunities to provide meaningful resources to its residents, Executive Secretary and Deputy...

Staff mental health declines, support offered

Staff mental health declines, support offered

Abraham Morales, News Editor, Multimedia Editor May 17, 2022

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, teachers consistently reported high stress levels, burnout, and mental exhaustion, according to the “We are Teachers” blog. A year of remote and hybrid learning, followed...

Student Services division creates new positions for 2022-2023 year

Rory Quealy, News Editor, Website Editor May 17, 2022

For the 2022-2023 school year, the Student Services division will expand to include new positions: an additional counselor for each grade level, a 504 Plan Coordinator, an increase in social workers, and...

Students create new Cryptocurrency club

Cooper Anderson, Reporter May 17, 2022

After roughly a year of the new Cryptocurrency club at LT being planned out, March 1 marked its first official meeting. The co-founder of the club, Finn Gallagher ‘22, started gaining more knowledge...

Rehearsal of Were Alone Now piece choreographed by Niki Chronis 22 and Charlotte Remijas 22 in Reber Center on May 5 in preparation for show (Wolf/LION).

Eurythmic company hosts performances

Maddie Gee, Reporter May 17, 2022

It had been two years since Eurythmic Dance Company held a show in the Reber Center, EDC technical director Colleen Gibbons said. Now, after not having a performance in 2020 and only an outdoor show in...

Robot developed by Robotics C team (Morales/LION).

Robotics team competes at World Competition in Dallas, Texas

Rory Quealy, News Editor, Website Editor May 17, 2022

Based on their top 15 team finish in the Illinois State Championship, the Robotics C team qualified for the VEX Robotics World Competition, which took place in Dallas, Texas on May 5, 6, and 7. The competition...

World of Difference student leaders participate in empowering discussion workshop on April 14 in SC Vita Plena room (Fry/LION).

Administration hosts World of Difference Training

Morgan Fry, Editor in Chief May 17, 2022

In an effort to continue the push for an inclusive and welcoming environment at LT, Director of Equity and Belonging Jennifer Rowe has worked to launch an additional student support opportunity. In collaboration...

PSI members at SC sell Ukraine T-shirts for $20 each during lunch periods (photo courtesy of Penelope Cornell).

Service clubs organize donations, fundraisers to benefit Ukraine

Jeanne Mardegan, Reporter May 17, 2022

Inspired by her family’s nonprofit organization that employs at-risk veterans, Rags of Honor, Penelope Cornell ‘25, with the help of PSI (Peaceable Schools Initiative), organized a three-day fundraiser...

Promotional image for this years Lyonspalooza, which can be found on the LT webpage (photo courtesy of Peter Geddeis).

Lyonspalooza festival returns for second year

Emmerson McLean, Managing Editor May 17, 2022

After the senior class of 2021 missed out on two years of normal high school and a typical prom, LT administrators knew they had to create a proper send off for those seniors. They brainstormed Lyonspalooza,...

Freedom for Lunch

May 17, 2022

For years now, some parents and students have complained about the athletic department’s scheduling process for Bennett Field. While the athletic directors put a good amount of time and effort into scheduling...

Block is better

May 17, 2022

Most students would agree that remote learning last year was difficult and trying at times. However, these hiccups were mainly due to the universally stressful time and lack of social interaction: not...

Turn it off

May 17, 2022

Since LT returned to in-person learning, both students and staff have been much more reliant on technology. However, for students, the inability to part ways with their technology is affecting their learning.  Rules...

Alejandro De La Rosa 22 and Catie Ramicone 22 moments after De La Rosa eliminated Ramicone (photo courtesy of De La Rosa).

Senior Assassin survives pandemic, thrives

Evelyn Kowalski, Reporter May 17, 2022

On April 4, round one of Senior Assassin began among 371 LT students. The game consists of several rounds, is played outside of school, and is unassociated with LT. Senior Assassin has been a yearly tradition...

The promotional poster that can be found on the prom planning guide on the LT Website (photo courtesy of LT webpage).

2022 Class Board prepares for upcoming senior prom at Navy Pier

Nicholas Barbera, Reporter May 17, 2022

After planning and fundraising for the last four years, the 2022 Class Board wrapped up its preparations for the senior prom, which is set to take place on May 22 at Navy Pier. Setup for the event included...

Aimee Rounds 22 poses in a T-shirt made to fund the tree planting and pollinator garden (photo courtesy of Patrick Page).

Students volunteer, plant trees at NC

Grace Moore, Opinions Editor May 17, 2022

The Morton Arboretum is celebrating its 100-year anniversary by setting out to plant 1,000 trees. The arboretum, located in west suburban Lisle, promotes the planting of trees for environmental benefits...

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