• Summer School brochure now available

    February, 28, 2017 - 1:15pm

    Summer School brochure now available

    The 2017 District 117 summer school program will offer five types of classes:

    • Credit recovery courses

    • Credit bearing courses

    • Enrichment courses

    • Bridge programs…

  • Head and shoulder portrait.

    April, 21, 2017 - 2:16pm

    Meet Our New Principal

  • Students in transition program on PACE field trip

    April, 21, 2017 - 7:39am

    Real-world experiences

    Students enrolled in District 117’s Transition Program occasionally participate in field trips designed to offer them real-world experiences. In early April, transition specialist Michelle Bank arranged for the group to learn about the PACE bus, and the students spent the day experiencing what…

  • Mr. Blevins emcees spring pep rally

    April, 18, 2017 - 6:02pm

    It’s Spirit Week @ Lakes

  • FCCLA State participants

    April, 14, 2017 - 8:49am

    FCCLA State Results

    Sydney Schmidt, Samantha Schueneman, Julia Rudolph, Delaney Hanrahan, Nicole Mruk, Elizabeth Tovar, Sasha Untermyer and Tyler Wibright participated in the FCCLA state competition in Springfield from April 6-8. Their work in their respective categories was judged to earn one of the following ratings:…

  • District 117 Orchestra Festival

    April, 12, 2017 - 5:47pm

    District 117 Orchestra Festival

  • logos and dates for final round

    April, 10, 2017 - 9:24am

    ACHS vs Grayslake North in Final Round of Buffalo Wild Wings Spirit Challenge

    Antioch Community High School

    Your tremendous support brought ACHS back to the Final Round of the Buffalo Wild Wings Spirit Challenge! We’re in a tight battle with Grayslake North, and the winner will earn a $3,000 bonus to help fund student opportunities. We need the entire community…

  • ACHS Welcomes New Principal

    March, 17, 2017 - 7:37am

    ACHS Welcomes New Principal

    Antioch Community High School

    On Friday morning we said hello to our new principal, Eric Hamilton.
    According to superintendent Jim McKay, “Mr. Hamilton comes to us with a strong background in curriculum and instruction as he is currently an Assistant Principal in that capacity at…

  • She’s not your Disney princess…

    February, 22, 2017 - 9:27am

    She’s not your Disney princess…

    Eagles Theatre presents the musical Once Upon a Mattress, which director and theatre teacher Abra Chusid says is a story about a princess who “is not your Disney princess.” This hilarious satire of the fairy tale “The Princess and the Pea” unites the hard work of the more…

  • National Letter of Intent Day

    February, 3, 2017 - 2:37pm

    National Letter of Intent Day

  • January Eagle Pride

    February, 1, 2017 - 9:26am

    January Eagle Pride

  • Making water work in Lindenhurst

    January, 29, 2017 - 3:20pm

    Making water work in Lindenhurst

    Environmental Science students in Dave Auston’s classes heard from Lindenhurst officials on Friday about their work to better meet the community’s water needs. Lindenhurst and Lake Villa have been working on a plan to transition from a well supply to Lake Michigan water. Lindenhurst anticipates…

  • Screenagers documentary

    January, 23, 2017 - 12:51pm

    Screenagers documentary

    District 117 will host a screening of the documentary Screenagers on February 2 at 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. at Antioch Community High School. Parents and students are invited to share in the experience of watching the movie together.…

  • Text-A-Tip

    January, 16, 2017 - 11:04am


    Beginning January 17, District 117 students will be able to use text messaging to reach out for help for themselves or friends at any time of day or night. Text-a-Tip allows teens to find anonymous, immediate help if they are struggling with drug or alcohol abuse, depression, difficult family situations,…

  • “I ‘heart’ bio”

    January, 13, 2017 - 6:27pm

    “I ‘heart’ bio”

    You’re never too old for glow-in-the-dark. Ask AP biology students in Jeff Newton’s class, who recently obtained a glow-in-the-dark gene from a deep-sea jellyfish and, using a technique called genetic transformation,…

  • Sequoit Signals

    January, 11, 2017 - 3:00pm

    Sequoit Signals

Ignite passion and discovery in every student
  • District 117 Logo

    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