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  • ILC Kicks Off Pageapalooza

    ILC Kicks Off Pageapalooza

    Megan Olson, Photo&Art Editor

    September 2, 2016

    To start off the school year, the ILC is bringing back Pageapalooza, a reading challenge for the staff and students. The event begins September 2 and runs through October 14. Pageapalooza is a competition between teams of four individuals to see who can read the most amount of pages in six weeks.... READ MORE »»

    Pageapalooza starts Sept. 2.

    Photo by Megan Olson

  • Lakes Holds Annual Activities Fair

    Lakes Holds Annual Activities Fair

    Mary McGinnis, Design Editor

    September 2, 2016

    On August 30, many different clubs and activities set up posters and sign up sheets in the alternate gym for the annual Activities Fair. From Chess Club to the Theatre, many different groups got to share their experiences with their extracurriculars. Senior Shelbi Slade represented the Key Club this... READ MORE »»

    Key Club shares information about their club at the Activity Fair.

    Photo by Mary McGinnis

  • New Royal Rush Leaders Announced

    New Royal Rush Leaders Announced

    Michael Storms

    May 27, 2016

    On May 18, the Royal Rush leaders for the 2016-2017 school year were announced. Incoming seniors Teaghan Callaway, Sam Boyle, Stephen Gerrits, Austin Dacks and Mark Grandos will be leading the crowd at school events for the 2016- 2017 school year. The Royal Rush was formed during Lakes Community High... READ MORE »»

    Photo By Stephen Gerrits

  • Denzel Cruz Crowned Mr. LCHS 2016

    Denzel Cruz Crowned Mr. LCHS 2016

    Emmy Lucas, Staff Reporter

    April 15, 2016

    Lakes Community High School held their annual Mr. LCHS competition on Friday, April 8, crowning Denzel Cruz as the winner. Consisting of four portions; question and answer, talent, formal wear and swimwear, Mr. LCHS is a male pageant of seniors, judged by teachers at Lakes. “It feels great. It’s... READ MORE »»

    Contestants pose for a photo after awards.

    Photo by Stephen Gerrits

  • Chili Cook-Off Helps School in Tanzania

    Chili Cook-Off Helps School in Tanzania

    Sam Boyle, Staff Reporter

    April 6, 2016

    Lakes Community High School’s Interact Club is holding their annual chili cook off again this year. The chili cook off will be before the LCHS Student vs. Staff basketball game in the LCHS cafeteria. The Interact Club, during their meetings, like to have fun and play different games, such as char... READ MORE »»

    Logo for Interact Club

    Samantha Boyle

  • Environmental Students Learn About Car Charging Stations

    Environmental Students Learn About Car Charging Stations

    John Ott, Staff Reporter

    March 14, 2016

    As the world we live in becomes more tech savvy, we are starting to develop new, affordable ways for people to stop polluting the earth. From wind turbines to solar panels and the electric car, decreasing the amount of pollution on this earth is becoming easier.  On March 7, Bob Spatz, Vice President of S... READ MORE »»

    Vice President of sales, Bob Spatz from ChargePoint, talks to students about the benefits of electric car chargers.

    Samantha Frost

If the College Fits, Wear it

Emmy Lucas, Managing Editor

The decision of choosing a college is often a stressful choice for most, but with the right research and investigation the decision can be made much easier. It is all abo...  Read More »

September 21, 2016 • 0 comments

Graduation Speaker Q&A: Anjali Patel

Molly Bartlett

Who or what caused you to audition to be the graduation speaker? I just kind of had an idea for what I wanted to do for a speech for a while, so I just decided to writ...  Read More »

May 9, 2016 • 0 comments

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Preview: Six Flags Great America Fright Fest

Matthew Haufe, Opinions Editor

October is coming. And for many, October signifies pumpkin spice lattes, pumpkins and cool fall nights. However, for Six Flags Great America, October has a completely differ...  Read More »

September 30, 2016 • 0 comments

Review: Stranger Things

September 26, 2016

MOD Pizza Review

September 16, 2016

Artists You Should Know: 2016

May 6, 2016

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Boys Cross Country Sets Sights High For the Postseason

Matthew Haufe, Opinions Editor

The Lakes Boys Cross Country team is off to a great start to their season, collecting a record of (9-2-1) with big wins over conference foes Wauconda, Antioch and Grant. Even though the season is well ...  Read More »

September 28, 2016 • 0 comments

Lakes Looks to Extend Win Streak to Three

September 23, 2016

Lakes Prepares for Heavy Rushing @ Wauconda

September 16, 2016

Field Hockey Pushes to Improve

September 16, 2016

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