• Illinois State Scholars

    January, 17, 2018 - 8:54am

    Illinois State Scholars

    Congratulations to the 2018 Illinois State Scholars! The Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) named 45 Lakes Community High School seniors, or 14 percent of the Class of 2018, as state scholars for their outstanding academic achievement.

    ISAC obtains academic data from high schools…

  • Eichman, Newton, and Ribbens

    January, 10, 2018 - 8:23pm

    Teachers earn National Board Certification

    Social studies teacher Anne Eichman, science teacher Jeff Newton, and P.E. teacher Tami Ribbens recently completed the rigorous National Board Certification program. Here is what they had to say about their experience…

  • Coach Plinske

    December, 29, 2017 - 1:21pm

    Coach of the Year

    Bryan Plinske, head coach for girls and boys tennis, won the Illinois High School Tennis Coaches Association’s Girls’ Coach of the Year for Class A. The recognition follows a landmark season, which included a sectional title and state qualification…

  • Key Club book drive

    December, 27, 2017 - 8:58am

    Focus on service

    Key Club collected 87 books as part of a holiday-time book drive to benefit Bernie’s Book Bank, which serves at-risk children in the Chicagoland area. Key Club President Tara Erickson called the book drive a “great opportunity” to…

  • Ryan Selig

    December, 21, 2017 - 9:20am

    Selig signs to play football at Western Michigan University

    Senior Ryan Selig signed a letter of intent on December 20 to continue his football career at Western Michigan University. He celebrated with friends, family, coaches, and cake during his signing ceremony. His family sported WMU gear in support of his accomplishment.

    Selig’s excitement…

  • Eagle Pride recipients

    December, 13, 2017 - 7:41am

    Eagle Pride — December

  • School Board Day Logo

    November, 10, 2017 - 12:19pm

    School Board Members Day in Illinois

    November 15 will mark the ninth official statewide observance of School Board Members Day in Illinois. This is an opportunity for the district and community to thank school board members for their commitment in providing a local governance voice for your education decisions.

    Board members…

  • headshot of student

    October, 19, 2017 - 2:39pm

    National English Honor Society

    Antioch Community High School

    The following students were inducted into the National English Honor Society on Monday, October 16th.
    Noor Abdellatif (absent for induction)
    Emma Carlson
    Aubryn Corey
    Alexandra Johnson
    McKenna Kalisz
    Madisen Krapf

  • Lightboard

    October, 18, 2017 - 2:37pm

    SBN Season 4, Episode 4

  • October, 10, 2017 - 8:55am

    Girls Gymnastics Apparel Fundraiser

    District 117 is very excited to bring Girls Gymnastics back to our schools! If you are interested in joining Girls Gymnastics, please see the attached PDF for all necessary information. Additionally, click here to check out our apparel fundraiser…

  • Following Hurricane Harvey, the Lake County Superintendents hosted a donation drive.

    October, 3, 2017 - 9:03am

    Lake County Provides Relief to Harvey Victims

    By Matt Grubb

    Following Hurricane Harvey, the Lake County Superintendents hosted a donation drive to help contribute to the schools that were affected by flooding and storm damage. From September 18 to September 28, Lakes and Antioch hosted a clothing and school supplies drive to donate to…

  • Sean M. Warner

    September, 21, 2017 - 5:09pm

    Nuclear power

    Sean M. Warner, a nuclear field coordinator with the Navy Recruiting District of Chicago, spoke to chemistry, AP physics, and environmental science classes about nuclear power during his visit to Lakes on September 21. Warner educated the students about the history and evolution of nuclear power and…

  • Eagle Pride September 2017

    September, 14, 2017 - 8:35am

    Eagle Pride — September 2017

  • Headshot of a man

    September, 13, 2017 - 2:22pm

    You Make a Difference

    Antioch Community High School

    The following Sequoits were singled out at September 7th’s You Make a Difference breakfast for going above and beyond to make our school a better place:

    Tyler Agne
    Diana Anghel
    Sally Bessette
    De’Andre Burns

  • Bear the golden retriever

    September, 13, 2017 - 7:58am

    Meet Bear

    Bear the golden retriever visited Lakes last week. A service dog from Interquest Detection Canines of the Chicagoland area, Bear was joined by his handler Glenn VadeBonCoeur to educate students and staff about how the canine can help to keep Lakes a safe place.

    The 7-year-old canine’s primary…

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    Community High School District 117

    1625 Deep Lake Road

    Lake Villa, Illinois 60046

    Phone: 847-395-9001

    Fax: 847-395-7553

  • Antioch Community High School Logo

    Antioch Community High School

    1133 Main Street

    Antioch, Illinois 60002

    Phone: 847-395-1421

    Fax: 847-395-2435

  • Lakes Community High School Logo

    Lakes Community High School

    1600 Eagle Way Drive

    Lake Villa, Illinois 60046

    Phone: 847-838-7100

    Fax: 847-838-3670