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 »»
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 »»
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 »»
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.
As the district-funded ACT testing date quickly approaches, changes to the test and its policies are surfacing. Beyond changes to the ACT itself, 2016 will bring a shift to state testing in Illinois and at Lakes—a shift from the ACT to the SAT.
As of 2015, several changes were made to the ACT scoring... READ MORE »»
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With a number of students speaking different native languages in District 117, the district is exploring and assessing the needs for an English Language Learners program to start in the 2016-2017 school year.
Depending on the number of students who need assistance with English and the number of ... READ MORE »»
Lake County has the fourth largest enrolled ELL student population in Illinois, after the City of Chicago, Cook County and Kane County.
Music producer and rapper Kanye West was set to release his newest album on Feb. 14, 2016. The album was not without controversy surrounding the release date, name, track list or if it would even come out. Originally entitled “So Help Me God,” the album was set to be announced on Feb. 28, 2015. ... READ MORE »»
As the season progresses, the Lakes Community High School Baseball team is working hard to get better everyday. With a junior heavy roster, the team is gaining some experience that will be crucial to any pos... Read More »