• Veteran’s Day Celebration

    October, 19, 2017 - 12:03pm

    Veteran’s Day Celebration

    We are excited to be hosting a Veteran’s Day celebration on November 10th, 2017. This all-school assembly will take place at 9 am and will honor those who have served in our nation’s military. This assembly will feature student organizations, veterans, contest winners, and community members.…

  • Lakes’s Annual Zombie Walk/Run

    October, 17, 2017 - 9:35am

    Lakes’s Annual Zombie Walk/Run

    On Sunday, October 29, the Lakes Fine Arts Department will host their annual Zombie Walk/Run and costume contest. Registration for the walk/run can be found at this Google Form. Registration…

  • Four Eagles to Showcase Art in Milwaukee

    October, 13, 2017 - 10:37am

    Four Eagles to Showcase Art in Milwaukee

    By Matt Grubb

    On Friday, October 13, the Illinois High School Art Exhibition Board of Directors are hosting an art exhibition at the Merrimont Social restaurant in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The exhibition will be on display for the rest of the month, and it will feature artwork from four Lakes…

  • Music Students Selected for Honor Ensembles

    October, 13, 2017 - 7:00am

    Music Students Selected for Honor Ensembles

    Congratulations to the following music students for being selected for the District 7 Illinois Music Educators Association Honor Ensembles:

    Senior Chorus
    Judith Drake - Soprano
    Haley Meyer - Soprano

    Vocal Jazz I
    Haley Meyer - Soprano

  • 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…

  • Lake County Provides Relief to Harvey Victims

    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…

  • October, 3, 2017 - 8:04am

    Students Achieve Academic Success on 2016-17 SAT, ACT

    Congratulations to the following students for their academic success on the SAT or ACT in the 2016-17 school year. These students earned at least a 1300 on the SAT or at least a 30 on the ACT.  We will recognize this success with a banner in the main entrance and are excited to celebrate this…

  • Seniors Chahna Saraiya, Erika McCormick, Jake Cozza, and Benjamin Henderson

    September, 28, 2017 - 12:02pm

    Four Eagles recognized by National Merit Scholarship Program

    Four Lakes seniors have received recognition in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program for their impressive performance on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) that was taken in the fall of 2016. From the approximately 1.6 million program entrants, our four…

  • Test taking

    September, 25, 2017 - 11:45am

    Testing on October 11

    Freshmen, sophomores, and juniors will participate in fall testing on Wednesday, October 11. Students will be in attendance during the normal school hours of 7:30 a.m. to 2:50 p.m., and bus transportation will follow the regular schedule.


    In preparation for the SAT test that…

  • Homecoming Week Staff Dancers

    September, 24, 2017 - 9:14am

    The Great Homecoming recap

  • 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…

  • The Great Homecoming Logo

    September, 15, 2017 - 12:39pm

    The Great Homecoming

    “The Great Homecoming,” a spin-off of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, begins Sunday, September 17 at 2 p.m. with the Homecoming Parade through Lake Villa. Planned by the Lakes Student Council, here are other activities and events to expect during Homecoming Week.

  • Eagle Pride September 2017

    September, 14, 2017 - 8:35am

    Eagle Pride — September 2017

  • 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…

  • Love’s Labour’s Lost opens September 14

    September, 7, 2017 - 4:08pm

    Love’s Labour’s Lost opens September 14

    Tickets for Lakes’ fall play, Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost, are on sale now. Lakes students and staff can buy tickets and Booster comps through…

  • AP Scholars

    September, 6, 2017 - 9:46am

    Congrats, AP Scholars!

    Congratulations to the 129 Eagles who earned an AP Scholar Award for their performance on multiple AP Exams last May. All together, they scored an average of 3.57 out of 5 on the exams. Not all scholars are pictured.

    National AP Scholar

    Granted to students in the United States…

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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