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  • Back to School Information

    We’re excited to see you again! Here’s everything you need to know to start the 2017-2018 school year.

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  • Online Enrollment Directions

    Online registration opens on May 17. Read our directions for how to enroll online.

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    Online Enrollment Directions
  • Welcome, Class of 2021!

    Read our Storify about Freshman Orientation, which took place on August 8.

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State of Lakes


  • Back to School Information

    We’re excited to see you again! Here’s everything you need to know to start the 2017-2018 school year.

  • A touch of Germany

    Students Ben Henderson, Allana Sullivan, Molly Roth, and Adam Hartzer spent two weeks in Germany with teacher Melissa Haines this summer, seeing the sites and immersing themselves in the culture.

  • Summer Freshman Academy

    SFA is a four-week summer school program designed to ease freshman students’ transition into high school.

  • Art students return from Italy

    Twenty-three students visited Rome, Capri, Sorrento, Pompei, Assisi, Florence, Lucca, and Venice to explore Italy’s history, art, architecture, and culture.

  • Ruiz named Athlete of the Year

    Cameron Ruiz was named the Gatorade Athlete of the Year for Illinois for his notable track and field performance this spring, which included a state title in triple jump and second place in long jump. Read more >>

Educator Spotlight

Sara Lesinski


English, Teacher

A high five for the Writers Week organizer:

English teacher Sara Lesinski is one of the May Staff Members of the Month. Her nominator writes, "For the past few years, Sara has done a wonderful job of curating and producing Writers Week, enrichment for the entire Lakes community. This year, she went further to seek and communicate curricular connections for all of our academic departments, heightening and deepening our school's transfer skills and SIP goals. We are so fortunate to have access to such influential programming and to Sara's hard work and dedication to make it happen so smoothly each year."

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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

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    Antioch Community High School

    1133 Main Street

    Antioch, Illinois 60002

    Phone: 847-395-1421

    Fax: 847-395-2435

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    Lakes Community High School

    1600 Eagle Way Drive

    Lake Villa, Illinois 60046

    Phone: 847-838-7100

    Fax: 847-838-3670