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Winter Guard squad wins state title

Winter Guard squad wins state title

Max Dike, reporter

February 28, 2020

LT’s Winter Guard competed in the Illinois Drill Team Association state finals on Feb. 15 and won the state championship for the Tall Flags category of the meet in the AAA Division. This is the first state championship Winter Guard has won in the program’s history. “The highlight was definitely...

Tryfecta Nugget Review

Tryfecta Nugget Review

Tommy Layden, Quinn Riordan, and Lizzie Patel

February 24, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=4eC6lYgNs4U&feature=emb_title Restaurants reviewed in order of favorite to least favorite: Popeye's Chick-fil-a Wendy's McDonald's White Castle Burger King

5 different culture restaurants (Buzzfeed Quiz)

5 different culture restaurants (Buzzfeed Quiz)

Kate Ferrell, Assistant Web Editor

February 21, 2020

Love traveling or food? Take our quiz! https://www.buzzfeed.com/nicole012402/where-should-you-live-when-youre-older-98c43tspyl Cida Thai Located South of LaGrange road, Cida Thai is a great place if you are craving some quick but delicious Thai food. Open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays, 11...

Linda‌ ‌Thomas‌ ‌obituary‌

Linda‌ ‌Thomas‌ ‌obituary‌

Kate Ferrell, Assistant Web Editor

February 18, 2020

At 69 years old, Linda Thomas, para educator and member of the alternative school program, died on Dec. 7, 2019. With both of her kids graduating from LT, as well as being president of the paraprofessional leader organization for two years and a supervisor for the LT corral, Thomas was a valued member of...

Relive All-school Assembly 2020

Relive All-school Assembly 2020

Isabella Sorice, Social Media/ Photography Editor

February 12, 2020

Relive some of the best moments from the 2020 All-school through this photo gallery compiled by LION. Enjoy!

The Meanings and Perceptions of Beauty

The Meanings and Perceptions of Beauty

Nina Shearrill and Kaitlyn Joyner

February 3, 2020

Enjoy staffers Nina Shearrill and Kaitlyn Joyner interview other LT students about the meaning of "beauty" and what it looks like to them. The answers may surprise you.

Administration combats achievement gaps

Robert Sullivan and Alfonso Fernandez

January 31, 2020

Each year, a report card is released for all public schools in Illinois providing a snapshot of the schools’ demographics, academic performance and other programs and activities. LT’s report card reveals a wide achievement gap that the administration has strived to address with the pursuit of a fully...

All-School Assembly marks 20th anniversary of festivities, games

All-School Assembly marks 20th anniversary of festivities, games

Anna McCormick, News Co-Editor

January 31, 2020

The 20th Annual All-school Assembly began on Jan. 24. with Student Council Vice-President and co-host of the assembly James King ‘21 dressed as Ariel and the rest of the student council members decked out in Disney themed onesies and costumes. This year’s assembly consisted of a mix between new ...

Three robotics teams qualify for state

Three robotics teams qualify for state

Robert Sullivan, reporter

January 31, 2020

Wins at the Rich East High School and Huntley High School Vex Tournaments propelled three of LT’s Robotics teams towards the Illinois State Championship in March. The teams’ successes can be attributed to students’ high attitudes and ingenuity, sponsor Blake Sauders said. “Watching the kids grow an...

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

Surfaces concert review

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...

Obituary of Kevin Mitros

Obituary of Kevin Mitros

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...

Little Women Reviews

Little Women Reviews

January 10, 2020

   

TryFecta: Holiday Drinks Review

TryFecta: Holiday Drinks Review

Tommy Layden, Quinn Riordan, and Lizzie Patel

December 20, 2019

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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...

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