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Bohemian Rhapsody movie review

Bohemian Rhapsody movie review

Tommy Layden, Reporter

November 14, 2018


Filed under Online Exclusives, Opinion, Top Stories

"Bohemian Rhapsody" is a movie about how a group of misfits came together and created music that was far ahead of their time. Strong showings from lead actors Rami Malek and Lucy Boynton, and moving performances from supporting cast members, turned an already entertaining story into a great film. Set i...

LT actors with special needs opens 25th production “The Lion King Jr.”

LT actors with special needs opens 25th production “The Lion King Jr.”

Nina Shearrill, Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under News, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

Twenty five years ago Arlene Rehak started a program for adults who wanted to act, but may not have been able to participate in traditional forms of theatre that are unable to fulfill the needs of the adults. Christine Grohne, her daughter, has helped out behind the scenes in various ways over the y...

Grace Mayer ‘21 manages girls basketball team

Fiona O'Brien, Freelance reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under News, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

Could you imagine showing up to basketball practice everyday and going to games every weekend, but not being able to play? While most people would view this as a waste of time, Grace Mayer ‘21 views this as the best way to spend her days. Mayer has Cerebral Palsy but that does not prevent her from...

Super-Sectionals loss ends varsity soccer season

Super-Sectionals loss ends varsity soccer season

Maggie Kahn, Reporter

November 7, 2018


Filed under Online Exclusives, Sports, Top Stories

Although the varsity boys soccer team lost in the Super-Sectionals game, the playoff games leading up to it had a great student turnout with the bleachers packed and LT fans cheering loudly, centerback Ty Williams ‘19 said. “The fans were instrumental in our success in the playoffs,” Williams said. ...

LT Memorial wall in proposal process

LT Memorial wall in proposal process

Liz Gremer, Reporter

November 7, 2018


Filed under News, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

Based on different primary sources found from different war time periods, plans for a memorial wall to honor LT’s history and connections to various wars, most notably WWI, are in the process of being pitched, wall sponsor Patrick Page said. “When we talk about service, I don’t think it should ...

Substance abuse survey results spark concern at LT

Substance abuse survey results spark concern at LT

Lars Lonnroth, Managing Editor of Breaking News and Multimedia Content

November 1, 2018


Filed under News, Print Issues, Top Stories

Carrie ‘19 has tried almost all the drugs under the sun. She has vaped. She has smoked marijuana. She has drank alcohol. She has abused prescription drugs. She has even used LSD—once she did it at school. Carrie, who was granted anonymity in order to discuss her experiences, is also enrolled in AP a...

Future Healthcare Professionals visit Northwestern Hospital

Future Healthcare Professionals visit Northwestern Hospital

Grace Kulat, Reporter/Photographer

October 31, 2018


Filed under News, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

When teacher Sylvia Tanious first began working at Lyons Township she started a club called Future Healthcare Professionals (FHP) to help introduce and inform students about medical professions. The club has the opportunity to go on many educational field trips. Now 20 students have been given the o...

Snowball prepares for fall retreat, reflects on leadership roles

Snowball prepares for fall retreat, reflects on leadership roles

Erin McGovern, Freelance Reporter

October 30, 2018


Filed under News, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

Operation Snowball is currently preparing to bus 225 Lyons Township students to Camp MacLean for their annual fall retreat, leaving this Friday morning at around 9 a.m. The retreat will be full of first-time participants, said Snowball director John Quinlan ‘19. “The main message of Snowball is encouragi...

LTTV wins national Emmy award

LTTV wins national Emmy award

Harper Hill, News co-editor

October 25, 2018


Filed under News, Print Issues, Top Stories

With no facts to back it up, LTTV advisor Bill Allan posted a note on the station’s website in 2007 naming it the best high school television station in the nation. No one questioned or fought him on this statement. Now, 11 years later, this claim has evidence to back it up. LTTV was presented with a...

Take Action Project changes will benefit students, teachers

Take Action Project changes will benefit students, teachers

Quinn Riordan, Freelance Writer

October 24, 2018


Filed under News, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

The new state-required civics course is in its second year at LT. Faculty and students have worked on changes to create a better experience. Take Action Projects (TAP) are projects required in the course, and they have undergone significant changes since last school year. Civics teacher Jessica Lee worked...

Spanish students assimilate into Mexican language, culture

Spanish students assimilate into Mexican language, culture

Charlotte McLaughlin, Freelance Reporter

October 22, 2018


Filed under News, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

LT Spanish students will have the chance to learn, make friends and explore while completely assimilated into a different culture during an all-inclusive trip to Cuernavaca, Mexico. From March 16-30, 2019, all Spanish for Spanish Speakers, Spanish IIA students and above will have the chance to experience...

LT prepares for mock election

LT prepares for mock election

Maggie Kahn, Reporter

October 19, 2018


Filed under News, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

On Oct. 23 in both NC and SC cafeterias, LT students will be eligible to participate in a mock election in which votes will determine the state governor, the lieutenant governor and attorney general. “It’s a nice educational opportunity that promotes the actual election,” Global Studies Division...

“Tootsie” previews success on Broadway

“Tootsie” previews success on Broadway

Liz Gremer, Reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Online Exclusives, Opinion, Top Stories

The newest adaptation of “Tootsie” hit the Cadillac Palace Theater in Chicago stage on Sept. 11, and has been applauded for its modern take on the 1982 movie. Although the story adjusts some aspects to match the times, the story remains the same: a struggling actor disguises himself as a woman in...

Twenty One Pilots returns with another attention-grabbing album

Twenty One Pilots returns with another attention-grabbing album

Isabella Sorice, Photographer/reporter

October 16, 2018


Filed under Online Exclusives, Opinion, Top Stories

Twenty One Pilots (TOP) came out with their fifth album, “Trench,” on Oct. 5, three years since their last album “Blurryface.” The band’s classic sound is well represented throughout the album, with dark lyrics and a combination of electronic and rock styles, making it a must-listen for fa...

Peppy Primary Returns

Peppy Primary Returns

Diane Makovic, Copy editor

October 14, 2018


Filed under News, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

The Peppy Primary Poms event occured on Friday, Oct. 5 at 5 p.m. Poms hosts the event for girls ages 7 to 11 to introduce them to LT athletics and also serves as a fundraiser for the team, Varsity Poms Coach Brittany Knickelbein said. “It is about getting kids involved in the LT poms program, introducing kids to ...

LT Students, Staff react to SC lockdown

LT Students, Staff react to SC lockdown

Taylor Schmitt and Lars Lonnroth

October 6, 2018


Filed under News, Online Exclusives, Top Stories

Via Sznewajs had her earbuds in on her way to second period last Thursday when she noticed other students running into classrooms. Upon removing her earbud, she heard the alarm sounding throughout the halls of upper C—it was a hard lockdown coming from the school’s new BluePoint system. She ran ...

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