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  • Interact Club Holds Annual Chili Cook-Off

    Interact Club Holds Annual Chili Cook-Off

    Emmy Lucas, Managing Editor

    January 6, 2017

    Whether you participate by making chili or simply come to taste test and vote, the Chili Cook-Off hosted by Interact Club wants participants. The annual event will take place this year in the Antioch Community High School Commons from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 14. Advanced registr... READ MORE »»

    Logo for Interact Club

    Photo by Samantha Boyle

  • Pageapalooza Sprint Challenge

    Pageapalooza Sprint Challenge

    Megan Olson, Photo & Art Editor

    January 5, 2017

    Pageapalooza is back at Lakes Community High School. Due to positive feedback the challenge received from its fall edition, there will be a Pageapalooza sprint challenge starting on Jan. 9. The success of the fall challenge, with 125 people registered, brought up a desire to bring it back for a roun... READ MORE »»

    Pageapalooza starts Jan. 9

    Photo by Megan Olson

  • Capturing Student Voice

    Capturing Student Voice

    Rachel Froehlich, News Editor

    December 27, 2016

    Students at Lakes Community High School were recently administered a school-wide educational survey during their gym classes. The survey is intended to gain feedback from students concerning their perspective of teaching and learning environments here at Lakes. Typically, schools are defined by the ranking of ... READ MORE »»

  • Testing Testing: Juniors Prepare for SAT

    Testing Testing: Juniors Prepare for SAT

    Stephen Gerrits, Sports Editor

    December 22, 2016

    The junior class is the guinea pig for the SAT after the statewide switch from the ACT taking effect this school year. As the semester came to a close, the entire class of 2018 and some students from the class of 2019 started to receive their scores from the PSAT that they took in October as prepara... READ MORE »»

    The junior SAT testing date is April 5.

    Stephen Gerrits

  • Community High School District 117 Hires New Assistant Superindendent

    Community High School District 117 Hires New Assistant Superindendent

    Matthew Haufe, Opinions Editor

    December 15, 2016

    Antioch Community High School Principal Bradford Hubbard accepted the Assistant Superintendent position for Community High School District 117 on Wednesday, Dec. 7. Dr. Hubbard has been the principal at ACHS since 2013, and since coming to ACHS he has built relationships that will last a lifetime. H... READ MORE »»

    Community High School District 117 hired a new Assistant Superintendent for the 2017-2018 school year.

    Photo courtesy of CHSD 117

  • Lakes Teachers Become Students For a Day

    Lakes Teachers Become Students For a Day

    Abby Vanderwall, Features Editor

    December 12, 2016

    The staff of Lakes Community High School recently took part in a shadow program in which teachers follow a student around for a day to gain insight into the daily experience of a teen in high school. This program, which has been done for a couple years in the past, has three teachers shadow three sep... READ MORE »»

    Photo by Abby Vanderwall

  • Lake County Drug Epidemic

    Lake County Drug Epidemic

    Matthew Haufe, Opinions Editor

    December 6, 2016

    Lake County has recently been affected by an increase in drug use by citizens of the county. According to recent data found by the Lake Villa Police department,  drug use has doubled since 2010, and drug traffic continues to increase as the years go by. Many think that the drugs being used are mainst... READ MORE »»

    Officer Eric Lindberg spoke at the annual Red Ribbon Week event on Oct. 28, 2016

    Photo by Matthew Haufe

  • The Road to the Presidency

    The Road to the Presidency

    Matthew Haufe, Opinions Editor

    December 6, 2016

    June 16, 2015- Donald Trump announced his campaign for President of the United States. “We need a truly great leader,” Trump said. “So ladies and gentleman, I am officially running for president of the United States, and we are going to make our country great again!” Aug 6, 2015- First Republ... READ MORE »»

    Donald J. Trump is the new Presidential-Elect, and will soon be the 45th President of the United States.

    Photo courtesy of donaldjtrump.com

  • Dress Codes: Are They Sexist?

    Dress Codes: Are They Sexist?

    Sam Boyle, Business Manager

    December 5, 2016

    Recently, stories about dress code violations have been featured all over the news. “Students at prestigious Boston school claim dress code perpetuates rape culture” (Fox News), “Girls Speak Out Against Sexist School Dress Codes” (The Nation), “Student Forced to Wear 'Shame Suit' for Dress... READ MORE »»

    Some schools have rules against shoulders but D117 does not have a very strict rule about this.

    Samantha Boyle

Hallway Interrogation: Mark Grandos

Stephen Gerrits, Sports Editor

Jan 11 • No Comments

Hallway Interrogation: Teagan Ross

Molly Bartlett, Editor-in-Chief

If you had to choose between a millions bucks and being able to fly, which would you choose? “I would probably choose to fly, it would last me my lifetime and a milli...  Read More »

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Paradise Fears Concert Review

Paradise Fears Concert Review

Sam Boyle, Business Manager

On Friday, Jan. 6, I was able to drive down to Chicago to a small venue to see Paradise Fears, a small band from South Dakota that formed in 2010. Because the band is not a...  Read More »

Jan 10 • No Comments

Lakes Holds Winter Art Show

Lakes Holds Winter Art Show

December 15, 2016

Holiday Party Recipes

Holiday Party Recipes

December 6, 2016

Artist You Should Know: Drake White

Artist You Should Know: Drake White

December 6, 2016

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Cheer Stunting on the Competition Season

Cheer Stunting on the Competition Season

Emmy Lucas, Managing Editor

From strong formations to hard hitting stunts, Lakes Community High School Varsity Cheer has had many mid-season successes. Placing 2nd at their first competition at Andrew High School Invitational on Dec...  Read More »

Jan 21 • No Comments

Boys Basketball: Back in Business

Boys Basketball: Back in Business

January 12, 2017

Dance Twirls Into Their Season

Dance Twirls Into Their Season

January 10, 2017

Girls Basketball Faces Off Against Rivals Antioch

Girls Basketball Faces Off Against Rivals Antioch

January 6, 2017

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the voice of Lakes Community High School
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