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Creative writing students accepted to DePaul’s high school anthology

Maya Djurisic '20 on left and Jessica Quintero '21 on right
January 24, 2021

Near the end of the 2020 spring semester, creative writing teacher Nicole Lombardi received an email about “DePaul’s Blue Book Anthology: Best of Illinois High School Writing.” It was looking for...

Hinsdale Central swimmer dies in car crash

“Kendall Pickering” (photo credit: Hinsdale Central High School Twitter)
Swimming community remembers her legacy
January 8, 2021

Hinsdale Central sophomore Kendall Pickering and father Robert D. Pickering were killed on Dec. 15 after colliding with a tree off a North Carolina interstate highway. According to Pickering’s swim club...

Student with cancer featured in YouTuber’s videos

Kylie Conklin with Colleen Ballinger at her live show in 2018. (photo courtesy of Conklin)
Junior advocates for childhood cancer research by sharing her story
January 8, 2021

When Kylie Conklin ‘22 was 11 years old, she was diagnosed with neuroblastoma, a type of childhood cancer that affects the nervous system. Since then, Conklin has undergone various surgeries, chemotherapy,...

Tryfecta Fast Food Breakfast Review

Tryfecta Fast Food Breakfast Review
December 18, 2020

https://youtu.be/dBbU_-QpiSQ

Holiday cheer is in the air at the Brookfield Zoo

December 15, 2020

Like most people, once Thanksgiving is over, I’m thrown right into the Christmas spirit. On Friday, Nov. 27 a couple of friends and I went to the Brookfield Zoo to experience their Holiday Magic Zoo...

Opinion: Teachers should utilize final projects to evaluate students

December 15, 2020

Our Position: LT should transition into final projects, instead of outdated final exams, in order to sustain their students’ mental health. After months of continuous learning, students have to take...

Snowball plans virtual retreat

Directors prepare for new Zoom setting
December 15, 2020

When Snowball theatre director Lily Skwarek ‘21 drank her last sip of the famous Camp McClean hot chocolate, gave hugs to fellow participants and read her warm and fuzzy group notes on last spring's...

Letter to 2020

December 15, 2020

Dear 2020,  It was Dec. 31, 2019, and we all stood counting down the seconds towards a new year and a new decade. The new year always brings with it the promise of new joys, goals and a time for hopes...

LT Board of Education hires new member

December 15, 2020

The LT Board of Education recently chose Micheal Thomas to serve out the recently resigned Barbara Rosinksy’s term.  Rosinksy announced her resignation in August 2020, and Thomas is now finishing her...

Womanish museum review

Wall from the museum. (Paige Darling/LION)
December 8, 2020

https://spark.adobe.com/page/wNnjWsP92F1XA/

OPINION: This was the wrong decision

Lyons Township plans for hybrid learning. Photo by lths.net
December 3, 2020

Here we go again. LT has announced that they’re going to return to the hybrid learning model for the final two weeks of the first semester. This decision is baffling. There is no reason why we should...

Wellness Check Podcast

Wellness Check Podcast
December 2, 2020

https://soundcloud.app.goo.gl/oXpdPHbGbuKnYb7s9

Varsity gymnast comes back strong from from knee injury

Girls gymnastics team at practice before the pause on sports. (photo by Darragh McDermott)
LT gymnastics prepares for season
December 1, 2020

On the last day of the LT gymnastics summer camp in June 2018, varsity gymnast Joelle Mologousis ‘21 was warming up to show off a skill that she had learned that week. She was practicing a backhandspring...

LT announces pause to in-person activities on Nov. 20

November 24, 2020

On Friday, Nov. 20, LT suspended all in-person activities, including winter sports. The decision was made using guidance from the Illinois High School Association (IHSA), Illinois Department of Public...

LT graduate dies of COVID-19

Photo of Michael Lang courtesy of Kady Lang
LaGrange community comes together in midst of tragedy
November 23, 2020

LT graduate and University of Dayton freshman Michael Lang ‘20 died on Oct. 22 from COVID-19 at the age of 18. In the wake of his death, the LaGrange community has come together to honor and commemorate...

Boys cross country finishes successful season

Cross country team after becoming regional champions (photo by boys cross country coach Mike Danner)
November 18, 2020

With the boys cross country season coming to a close, their multiple accomplishments shine amidst major seasonal changes. Though there were countless restrictions on practices, meets and the length of...

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