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Four Guys and Pie, episode 2: Everything College

Four Guys and Pie, episode 2: Everything College

Nina Shearrill, Multimedia Editor

December 12, 2019

Guests Paige Darling, John Hepp and Alfonso Fernandez are back to discuss everything college. Along with special guest Lianne Musser of the LT College and Career Center, these four discuss common questions and fears that students may have about college in the second installment of "Four Guys and Pie." ...

Callahan Dunn ‘20 places first in state

Callahan Dunn ‘20 places first in state

Maggie Kahn, Sports Co-Editor

December 10, 2019

After Callahan Dunn ‘20 gazed at the scoreboard at the end of her 200 Individual Medley race and saw the number one next to her name, she was instantly filled with joy. It all hit her when she looked over at her team and coaches who were smiling and cheering enthusiastically, celebrating her once-in-a-li...

Village of Indian Head Park makes decisions regarding cannabis

Village of Indian Head Park makes decisions regarding cannabis

Claire Williams and Sophia Schultz

December 6, 2019

In early October, Brandt Siegfried ‘18 returned home from Hillsdale College, Mich., for his fall break. Siegfried, a new resident of Indian Head Park and former student council president of LT, took time out of his break on Thursday, Oct. 10, to attend a village board meeting. He was one of the dozen...

Student-athletes commit to college programs

Student-athletes commit to college programs

Maggie Kahn, Sports Co-Editor

December 6, 2019

Surrounded by proud family members and coaches, 16 LT students signed a binding National Letter of Intent (NLI) on Nov. 13 that commemorates their future participation in collegiate sports. “If [they are] at the signing day, then they are extremely good athletes who have been successful both academically...

Aviation class hosts pilots

Aviation class hosts pilots

Quinn Riordan, Reporter and photographer

November 20, 2019

Mike Brewer - USAF, Thunderbirds Mike Mikenas - Southwest Airlines   Former LT students Mike Brewer ‘01, a member of the Air Force and pilot for the Thunderbirds, and Mike Mikenas ‘01, a pilot for Southwest Airlines, visited the Principles of Aeronautical Studies class at NC on Nov...

Boys varsity soccer advances into postseason

Boys varsity soccer advances into postseason

Tommy Layden, Sports Co-Editor

November 7, 2019

In the boys last game of the regular season the team played Argo on Oct. 17. The Lions prevailed in a 1-0 victory despite changing things up on the field. The team will have play Argo again in the second round of the playoffs on Friday Oct. 25 at Argo Highschool. “[We were] pretty sad being out [there]...

Artist of the Month: October

Paige Darling, Assistant Multimedia Editor

October 31, 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...

Two perspectives: A look into native Chicagoan, Virgil Abloh’s, exhibit at the MCA

Paige Darling and Alfonso Fernandez

October 24, 2019

Click here to view two LION staffers' perspectives on Virgil Abloh's exhibit in Chicago's very own Museum of Contemporary Art....

German exchange students come to LT

German exchange students come to LT

Lillie George, Reporter

October 24, 2019

On Oct. 11, Spencer Frech ‘21 led his new friends from Germany through the doors of LT and into the atmosphere of an American high school. Ready for the day ahead of them, the three students made their way through the crowded hallways. “[In doing the German exchange program], we broaden our stud...

Student succeeds in songwriting

Student succeeds in songwriting

Olivia Janik, Co-Editor In Chief

October 24, 2019

When Allison Keeley ‘20 was 6 years old, she saw a drum set in a Pottery Barn Teen catalog and thought it would make her look cool, she said. Twelve years later, Keeley has reached over 25,000 listens on her SoundCloud. Her most recent song, “Somewhere in LA,” hit 1,000 plays within 24 hours of be...

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...

‘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...

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...

Nine ACE members resign

Nine ACE members resign

Diane Makovic, Co-Editor In Chief

September 20, 2019

The Athletes Committed to Excellence (ACE) group at LT is smaller than normal this year, sponsor Bradley Anderson said. Only 10 members remain including two seniors and eight juniors after nine members resigned. “As much as it was sad for me, I thought that was an incredibly mature response beca...

School implements new violent incident procedure

School implements new violent incident procedure

Olivia Janik, Co-Editor In Chief

September 20, 2019

On Tuesday, Aug. 27, Zach Patrick ‘20 felt a rush of adrenaline when North Campus associate principal Kevin Brown’s voice rang over the announcement system during second period. Even though he knew it was a drill, Patrick told himself, “It’s go time” and rushed into action, barricading the door...

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