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Boys Gymnastics Team poses with State Trophy (Photo courtesy of Bill Stone)

Boys varsity gymnastics wins IHSA State Championship

Gabriella Rauf, Reporter May 27, 2021

The LT boys gymnastics team competed in the IHSA State Championships at the University of Illinois campus. On May 15, the team finished with a total score of 157.2, 3.05 ahead of the second place team,...

Demonstration of 1:1 laptop use (Schultz/LION).

LT makes switch to 1:1 laptop policy

All students will have access to their own Chromebook for 2021-2022 school year
Sophia Schultz, News Editor May 25, 2021

Beginning at the start of the 2021-2022 school year, LT will institute a 1:1 laptop policy, meaning that every student will bring their own Chromebook, loaned out by LT, to and from school each day.  "I'm...

Graphic displays outdoor commencement ceremony seating (phot courtesy of Kevin Brown).

Administration arranges graduation plans for class of 2021

Seniors prepare for multiple outdoor ceremonies, other graduation opportunities
Brianna Fonseca , News Editor May 25, 2021

With constant changes occurring throughout the pandemic, LT administration has had to adjust to the new physical limitations of COVID-19. Throughout this year, faculty, administration, parents and students...

Students walking into NC show daily COVID-19 screener (Schultz/LION).

School allows more students in person

Four days of in-person learning available, faculty prepares for full in-person in fall 2021
Claire Williams , Managing Editor May 25, 2021

As COVID-19 numbers in Illinois have decreased and vaccinations have become increasingly available, LT has and continues to adjust its schedule in the hopes of giving students a more normal learning experience.  This...

Athlete of the Year

Athlete of the Year

Lizzie Patel, Sports Editor May 25, 2021

Vote for Athlete of the Year:  https://forms.gle/uXNU4sp1Ht5Ru8TD7 KATE DICKMAN Kate Dickman ‘21 has been racking up accomplishments all of her high school running career. She is a three-time...

Free breakfast provided by school

Students unable to receive P-EBT cards

Free meals offered to students due to school’s inability to distribute benefit cards
Janessa Mosqueda & Abe Morales, Reporter May 21, 2021

For most students and their families, the COVID-19 pandemic has posed various new challenges. Many families of students who qualify for free or reduced-priced lunch now rely on their school or local government...

Screen play displays some Vincent Ban Goghs iconic work (photo by Robert Sullivan/LION)

Immersive Vincent van Gogh Exhibit debuts in Chicago

Tribute to Post-Impressionism painter dazzles audience with design
Robert Sullivan, Sports Editor May 18, 2021

With 500,000 cubic feet of projections and 90,000,000 pixels, Chicago’s Immersive Vincent van Gogh Exhibit pays the ultimate homage to the Post-Impressionism painter. The exhibit, one of 19 locations...

We need a required vaccine

We need a required vaccine

Brooke Chomko, Reporter May 18, 2021

With the school administration’s recent announcement of a full return to school in the fall of 2021 and a shift back to the normal class schedule, it is key that the students and staff are kept as safe...

MMB burger

Milk Money Brewing Company brings first brewery to LaGrange

Morgan Fry, Reporter May 18, 2021

Floor to ceiling open windows beckon guests into Milk Money Brewing Company from the moment they walk by the restaurant on LaGrange road. Turquoise accents in the seating, black metal bars running across...

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LION wins multiple IJEA awards

Print, online and multimedia award winners listed
Rory Quealy, Assistant Web Editor May 14, 2021

LION won 16 individual awards and two overall awards in print and online in the 2021 Illinois Journalism Education Association statewide contest. The newspaper was entered in Division 5 for schools with...

Podcast: The Achievement Gap at LTHS episode 4

Podcast: The Achievement Gap at LTHS episode 4

https://soundcloud.com/user-903044561/mini-series-the-achievement-gap-at-lths-ep-4  

Principal Tyrrell meets LT faculty and staff at the Wellness Walk before school on Friday May 7 (photos by Randy Antlept).

Administration hires new principal

Board of education selects Jennifer Tyrrell as new principal
Grace Moore, Reporter May 11, 2021

LT hired a new principal, Jennifer Tyrrell, on April 19. She will be replacing Brian Waterman who was promoted to superintendent.  Tyrrell was a physical education teacher and coach at Stagg High School...

Podcast: The Achievement Gap at LTHS episode 3

Podcast: The Achievement Gap at LTHS episode 3

Janessa Mosqueda & Abe Morales, Reporter May 7, 2021

https://soundcloud.com/user-903044561/mini-series-the-achievement-gap-at-lths-ep-3

Debate Team poses in front of North Campus after Friday competition (photo courtesy of Mahoney)

Congressional Debate Team competes at IHSA state competition

Six students advance to semifinals at virtual meet
Gabriella Rauf, Reporter April 30, 2021

Six semifinalists from the LTHS Congressional Debate Team competed for IHSA state in a two-day tournament that went from Friday, March 12 to Saturday, March 13. The team members were scattered around the...

Mr. LT participants decorating buckets to collect donations

Mr. LT Pageant returns for 2020-2021 school year

LT hosts pageant with COVID-19 precautions in place
Janessa Mosqueda, Reporter April 22, 2021

The Mr. LT Pageant will occur on Friday, May 14, although it will look different compared to previous years. Since January, organizers Taylor Schullo ‘21 and Morgan Kearney ‘21 have been coming up...

Artichoke pesto with grilled peppers pizza
(photo by Brooke Chomko/LION)

Billy Bricks brings new pizza spot to LaGrange

Brooke Chomko, Reporter April 22, 2021

Even with LaGrange’s proximity to the quality pizza places Chicago boasts, we have our fair share of well-loved spots in our own downtown area. With the closure of Fireside pizza, a new establishment,...

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