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Top 25 Moments in Sports of 2018

Hayden Claesson and Tommy Layden, Sports Editor

December 7, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Sports, Uncategorized

Join sports editors Tommy Layden and Hayden Claesson, as well as WLTL sports director as we journey through this past year of sports and cover the top 25 moments of 2018.  ...

NFL Podcast November 2018

Hayden Claesson and Tommy Layden, Sports Editor and Assistant Sports Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under Multimedia, Online Exclusives, Sports, Uncategorized

For the third time this year, we have teamed up with sports director Jacob Nevis '19 of WLTL to create a podcast covering the Chicago Bears and other NFL action. For more sports coverage, tune into the WLTL app or on 88.1 Thursday nights from 8-10 p.m. ...

LT bowling team strives for state

Anna McCormick, Reporter

November 1, 2018


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Placing second in regionals and ninth in state last season, the bowling team strives to qualify for state for the sixth year in a row. Although seven varsity bowlers graduated, the team still believes it is possible to qualify at the state invitational on the last weekend of January, John Kane ‘19 sa...

Jordan vs. James

Luke Lusson, Sports Editor

May 24, 2018


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Along with all the excitement and entertainment that the NBA Playoffs bring each spring comes debate, and these topics span far longer than just the games we watch. Will the Philadelphia 76ers and the Boston Celtics be the dominating forces of the Eastern Conference for the next decade? Is Paul George st...

Girls’ water polo works toward state

Grace DeKoker, Copy Editor

April 20, 2018


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    LT girls’ varsity water polo was trailing New Trier on March 13, and had been for the majority of this early season game. The girls got off to a slow start, center defender Olivia Ohm ‘19 said. It took about one quarter before they got control of the game by pressing hard on defense, but once...

Girls lacrosse overcomes challenging start

Girls lacrosse overcomes challenging start

Georgia Dougherty, Business Manager

April 20, 2018


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With a new coaching staff and in its first year as an IHSA sport, the LT girls lacrosse season got off to a rocky start. After varsity head coach Jim Moy left after a verbal disagreement with a parent a few days into tryouts, he was replaced with coach Missy Mitidiero and assistant coach Bob Regan, Regan...

To whom shall we entrust our safety?

To whom shall we entrust our safety?

Brandt Siegfried, Online Editor

March 9, 2018


Filed under Guest Columns, Online Exclusives, Opinion, Uncategorized

In the wake of the school shooting that claimed 17 lives in Parkland, Fla., school security has thrust itself to the top of policy agenda. The knee-jerk calls for gun control from liberal reactionaries dominate the headlines as talking heads on cable news jabber. The usual suspects in Congress staged...

LADSE Directing Board selects new executive director

Taylor Schmitt, Reporter

March 2, 2018


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Ellie Ambuehl will become the new executive director of the La Grange Area Department of Special Education, or LADSE, on July 1. She was approved for the position in January by LADSE's directing board, a group consisting of administrators from the cooperative's 15 member districts. "I've always had...

Boys track team prepares for outdoor season

Boys track team prepares for outdoor season

Harper Hill, Reporter

March 2, 2018


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After a strong outdoor season last year, capped off with an eighth place finish at state, the boys track team is training hard once again. The team members hope to take first in indoor conference and condition themselves for the competitive outdoor season in March. “We return a good core of athletes...

Speech team approaches higher level competition

Speech team approaches higher level competition

Georgia Dougherty, Business Manager

January 26, 2018


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As the end of the season approaches, speech team is working hard to prepare for regionals in hopes that it will move onto sectionals and possibly state. “The season’s been going pretty well,” speech team Head Coach Kirsten Manthei said. “We’ve had some really tough tournaments in the beginning...

Robotics Club gears up for competitions

Robotics Club gears up for competitions

Greg Smith, Assistant Opinions Editor

January 26, 2018


Filed under Pulse, Uncategorized

Lyons Township’s growing new robotics club is now halfway through its second year. Teachers Joshua Nabasny and Blake Sauders began the club in response to interest their students showed in the field of robotics, Nabasny said. “In the beginning, [a challenge] was getting active students,” Nabas...

German consulate presents at LT

German consulate presents at LT

Mary Okkema, Assistant Online Editor

January 26, 2018


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German Consulate General in Chicago Herbert Quelle played his rendition of Jingle Bells on the harmonica while LT German and Model UN students sang along on Tuesday, Dec. 5. NC room 140 was packed with 80 to 100 students who meet with him and discuss German government and its policy. “As their teacher, I...

ASL educates first responders

Grant Campbell, News Editor

January 26, 2018


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Two years ago, American Sign Language became a pilot class at LT.  The program sought to gain as much student interest as possible, hoping that it would be able to sustain a full class at NC.  ASL teacher Colleen Gibbons taught incoming freshman and current LT students over the summer to get a feel...

Boys’ swim race towards state

Mary Okkema, Reporter

December 1, 2017


Filed under Articles, Sports, Uncategorized

Last year, LT boys swim and dive team became state champions for the second year in a row. They accepted their trophy with bright smiles and feelings of disbelief as the crowd roared and cameras flashed. The whole team lept into the New Trier pool to celebrate the win, because they had done it again....

Issue #3: 12-1-17

December 1, 2017


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Tech: widely popular trivia app host’s job threatened over profile

Lars Lonnroth, Assistant News Editor

November 26, 2017


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For any new app—especially in this world of live trivia, where success is largely predicated on gaining more and more users to tune in and play everyday—an innocuous profile on the personal life of your app’s widely adored host would be a coveted get. But that was not the case for the widely-popular...

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