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Surfaces concert review

The stage at the Surfaces concert (LION/Williams)

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

Kevin Mitros, Director of Buildings and Grounds for the district (courtesy of Randy Antlept)

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

Outside of Starbucks and logo (courtesy of creative commons)

Tommy Layden, Quinn Riordan, and Lizzie Patel

December 20, 2019

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HOQ9f3EYb-Y  

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...

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 ...

Callahan Dunn ‘20 places first in state

Cal Dunn '20 shakes coach Scott Walker's hand after her first place win on Nov. 23 (photo courtesy of Erin Rodriguez).

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

Julie Bryar-Smith addresses the village board (Williams/LION).

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

Luke Geraghty '20, Joey Fitzgerald'20, Zack Kristy '20 and Alex Salvino '20 chat and wait to sign (Riordan/LION).

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

The varsity team ecstatically ran off the field to celebrate with their fans after winning the Silver Brick against Hinsdale Central on Sept. 26 (courtesy of Anthony Fertitta).

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

Pictured above LT students collaborated with the German exchange students on their first day at LT (George/LION).

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

Allison Keeley ‘20 sings an original song  and plays guitar at Monster Bash (Janik/LION).

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...

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