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  • Cures Act Passed, 2016

    Cures Act Passed, 2016

    Sam Boyle, Business Manager

    February 14, 2017

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been around for just over 110 years. The fact that the FDA is so old could indicate there may be some out of date processes, as the times are always changing. The Cures Act will work to speed up the process of providing patients with the life-saving drugs they... READ MORE »»

    "My first time in DC, I attended an art reception in the Rayburn House Office Building Foyer. It is a great opportunity to not only connect with other advocates, but also to network with Congressional staffers and tell them why the 21st Century Cures Act is so important," Emily Muller said.

    Photo by EverLife Foundation

  • Be an Eagle Week Prompts Prominent Pride at Lakes

    Be an Eagle Week Prompts Prominent Pride at Lakes

    Emmy Lucas, Managing Editor

    February 13, 2017

    From singing karaoke during lunch to racing through an obstacle course, Be an Eagle Week prompted prominent pride and school spirit throughout Lakes Community High School. Be an Eagle Week was a celebration of students exemplifying the Eagle Way through various activities. The spirit week started Monday,... READ MORE »»

    A blow up obstacle course filled the small gym on Tuesday, Feb. 7 where students and staff raced.

    Photo by Griffin Quinn

  • Uncharted Territory

    Uncharted Territory

    Rachel Froehlich, News Editor

    February 13, 2017

    Some champion Donald Trump for his exceptional ability to speak his mind in a direct, straightforward manner, defying the roles of typical political jargon, while others find his tone and rhetoric unprofessional or petty. One thing we can all agree on is his uncanny ability to polarize the public’s opin... READ MORE »»

    Gage Skidmore

  • Eagle Theatre Soars to State Festival

    Eagle Theatre Soars to State Festival

    Emmy Lucas, Managing Editor

    February 13, 2017

    Two Wendies, three Peters, one great performance. Lakes Community High School’s Eagle Theatre’s fall play told the story of Peter Pan, performing an original script written by playwright Jeremy Bloom. Peter/Wendy was one of 16 full length performances selected to perform at the Illinois High School The... READ MORE »»

    Photo courtesy of Abra Chusid

  • Meet the Advisors

    Meet the Advisors

    Matthew Haufe, Opinions Editor

    February 10, 2017

    On Jan. 20th, 2017, Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States. With a new president comes a new administration filled with new government faces. From the day President Trump was elected on Nov. 8th, 2016, he was faced with a task of filling 15 key advisement roles in the Cab... READ MORE »»

    Donald Trump has appointed 20 different advisors to assist him with his presidency.

    Photo courtesy of donaldjtrump.com

  • An Insight to Lakes’ Clubs

    An Insight to Lakes’ Clubs

    Megan Olson, Photo&Art Editor

    February 9, 2017

    During their time here at Lakes Community High School students are continually encouraged to participate in some type of extracurricular activity. From sports to fine arts to the variety of clubs Lakes offers, there is surely something here for every student. With all of the various options it can be a... READ MORE »»

    Mrs. Piekutowski starts book club's meeting off.

    Katy Peters

  • New Laws Added at the Start of 2017

    New Laws Added at the Start of 2017

    Katie Peters, Staff Reporter

    February 2, 2017

    As we bring in the New Year we also bring in a new set of laws to follow. Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner rung in the new year by introducing nearly 200 new laws. From new traffic laws to laws that affect schools, here is a list of laws that were enacted on January 1st that affect high school student... READ MORE »»

    New Illinois law states that employers are no longer allowed to ask for their employees social media usernames and passwords.

  • A Lake County App With Many Uses

    A Lake County App With Many Uses

    Mary McGinnis, Design Editor

    January 26, 2017

    Posters about the new “Lake County Help” app have been placed around Lakes Community High School in a variety of locations. Bathrooms, hallways and classrooms have been adorned with papers asking, “Do you need help for yourself or a friend?” The app provides users with four different ways to ope... READ MORE »»

    Photo courtesy of Creative Commons

  • 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

What Songs Do You Hate the Most?

Sam Boyle, Business Manager

Feb 16 • No Comments

Belated Valentines Day Gifts

Belated Valentines Day Gifts

Katie Peters, Staff Reporter

Forgot to get your special someone something for Valentine’s Day? No worries! It’s not too late to give a gift to your significant other to show your love and appreciat...  Read More »

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Spring Fashion of 2017

Spring Fashion of 2017

Abby Vanderwall, Features Editor

New year means new fashion. The 2017 Spring New York Fashion Week runway is filled with exciting and innovative new trends that are expected to be worn by celebrities on th...  Read More »

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Passion for Art

Passion for Art

February 14, 2017

Artist You Should Know: Paradise Fears

Artist You Should Know: Paradise Fears

February 10, 2017

2017 Movies

2017 Movies

February 10, 2017

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Girls Basketball Season Ends

Girls Basketball Season Ends

Stephen Gerrits, Sports Editor

It was a classic, girls high school, basketball game. After trading blows throughout the game, the Eagles of Lakes Community High School ultimately fell to Warren in the IHSA Regional Semi-Final on Wed...  Read More »

Feb 17 • No Comments

Girls Basketball in Postseason

Girls Basketball in Postseason

February 15, 2017

Seniors Dominate IHSA Wrestling Regionals

Seniors Dominate IHSA Wrestling Regionals

February 11, 2017

Collegiate Successes: TJ Edwards

Collegiate Successes: TJ Edwards

February 10, 2017

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