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  • District 34 Referendum Looks to Improve Area Schools
  • Pop Tab Challenge Begins at Lakes
  • Bees Delayed Addition to the Endangered Species List
  • Lakes Students Attend Speech by Ndaba Mandela
  • Cures Act Passed, 2016
  • Be an Eagle Week Prompts Prominent Pride at Lakes
  • Uncharted Territory
  • Eagle Theatre Soars to State Festival
  • District 34 Referendum Looks to Improve Area Schools

    District 34 Referendum Looks to Improve Area Schools

    Matthew Haufe, Opinions Editor

    March 13, 2017

    Election season is in full swing in Lake County as members of the community will go to the polls on April 4 to vote for various township positions. However, local government positions are not the only things the community will be voting for. Citizens will be voting to pass a referendum for Antioch S...

    Photo courtesy of Community in Support of D34

  • Pop Tab Challenge Begins at Lakes

    Pop Tab Challenge Begins at Lakes

    Emmy Lucas, Managing Editor

    March 2, 2017

    Key Club’s annual Pop It and Drop It pop tab collection competition began Monday, Feb. 27 at Lakes Community High School. Key Club is a volunteer based club where members partake in a multitude of volunteer opportunities, fundraisers and campaigns. The Pop It and Drop It campaign began last year when br...

    Milk jugs are dispersed to second hour classes to collect pop tabs.

    Photo by Emmy Lucas

  • Bees Delayed Addition to the Endangered Species List

    Bees Delayed Addition to the Endangered Species List

    Katie Peters, Staff Reporter

    February 24, 2017

    In late 2016, bees were a new addition to the endangered species list. This in itself was scary due to the fact that bees are a main pollinator when it comes to agriculture. However, within the past week it was announced that the addition of bees to the endangered species list was going to be delayed un...

    Katy Peters

  • Lakes Students Attend Speech by Ndaba Mandela

    Lakes Students Attend Speech by Ndaba Mandela

    Rachel Froehlich, News Editor

    February 21, 2017

    Last Wednesday, Feb. 15, a group of students from Lakes Community High School Social Studies teacher, Eric Vichnick’s International Relations Honors class took a trip down to Crystal Lake South High School to hear a speech given by Ndaba Mandela. As the grandson of Nelson Mandela and the Founder and...

    Ndaba Mandela gives a speech to high school students.

  • 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...

    "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,...

    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...

    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...

    Photo courtesy of Abra Chusid

Astronomy Club’s New Start

Astronomy Club’s New Start

Megan Olson, Photo&Art Editor

Astronomy Club is getting a fresh start after taking a break for a few months this school year. The club is now sponsored by Kevin Mazur since the previous sponsor is retirin...

March 21No Comments

What Talon Times Staff Member Are You?

What Talon Times Staff Member Are You?

Stephen Gerrits

What is your favorite meme? A: Arthur Fist B: Blinking Eyes Guy C: Crying Michael Jordan D: Thanks Obama    What is your favorite dessert? A: Ore...

March 9No Comments

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Concert Review Panic! at the Disco

Katie Peters, Staff Reporter

On Saturday, March 11, Panic! at the Disco performed at Allstate Arena alongside opening bands Saint Motel and Misterwives. I had the opportunity to see Panic! At the Disco at T...

March 15No Comments

Movie Review: Get Out

March 9

Open Mic Night 2017 Recap

February 23

Spring Fashion of 2017

Spring Fashion of 2017

February 14

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Baseball Strives Past Complacency

Baseball Strives Past Complacency

Stephen Gerrits, Sports Editor

Losing in the IHSA Sectional Final last season was a tough pill for the Lakes Community High School Baseball team to swallow. Despite making an unprecedented run for the program, the team will not sett...

March 24No Comments

Boys Volleyball Starts Season With Important Goals

Boys Volleyball Starts Season With Important Goals

March 24

Softball Looks Forward to Upcoming Season

March 22

Girls Soccer Improves for Upcoming Season

Girls Soccer Improves for Upcoming Season

March 14

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