STATE OF LAKES NEWS ARCHIVE

  • All-State Fine Arts Eagles

    December, 17, 2017 - 10:21am

    Fine Arts students earn All-State status

    Four students from the Fine Arts Department have been selected for State-level participation in their respective genres:

    Nolan Rice - cast member of the Illinois Theatre Festival All-State Production of Big Fish
    Jake Cozza - Illinois Music Educator’s…

  • Eagle Pride recipients

    December, 13, 2017 - 7:41am

    Eagle Pride — December

  • Lakes Eagles Statue

    December, 6, 2017 - 7:57am

    Semester 1 Final Exams

    WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2017
    PERIOD 1 7:30 A.M   -  8:50 A.M.  (80 MINUTES)
    PERIOD 2 9:00 A.M   -  10:20 A.M.  (80 MINUTES)
    PERIOD 4 10:30 A.M   -  11:50 A.M.  (80 MINUTES)

    THURSDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2017

  • Winter Fine Arts Shows and Concerts

    December, 5, 2017 - 10:47am

    Winter Fine Arts Shows and Concerts

    Our Eagles are bringing you three fine arts events this December! See below for details:

    Winter Art Show
    The Lakes Winter Art Show will open at 6pm TODAY, Tuesday, December 5th.

    Lakes Winter Choir Concert
    The Lakes Choir invites everyone to attend their…

  • SAT Prep Class Offered at LCHS

    November, 21, 2017 - 11:09am

    SAT Prep Class Offered at LCHS

    This year, an SAT Prep class will be offered by Lakes Community High School to current juniors and taught by District 117 teachers. The objective of the class is to learn and practice test-taking strategies in preparation for the SAT exam within the comfort of familiar classrooms and content teachers.…

  • Photo gallery from Nov. 10th's Veterans' Day celebratory breakfast and assembly.

    November, 10, 2017 - 10:36am

    Photos of LCHS Veterans’ Day Celebration

    Click here to see photos from Nov. 10th’s Veterans’ Day celebratory breakfast and assembly. All photos by Mya Pfeifer.

  • front entrance to ACHS

    November, 9, 2017 - 2:29pm

    Class of 2022 Pre-Registration

  • Six Lakes Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

    November, 8, 2017 - 9:50am

    Six Lakes Athletes Sign Letters of Intent

    By Mya Pfeifer

    Six athletes sign letters of intent.

    On Wednesday, November 8, six Lakes athletes signed to continue their athletic careers during the next chapter of their lives. Taylor Tilmon signed…

  • Spanish Classes Celebrate Dia de los Muertos

    November, 8, 2017 - 9:39am

    Spanish Classes Celebrate Dia de los Muertos

    Last week, the World Language department celebrated Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. Every level of Spanish created a project to display on the “ofrenda,” which was placed in the Student Commons. 

    Día de Muertos is celebrated in Mexico on November 1st and 2nd. During…

  • Eagles’ Artwork in Chicago 4x5 Exhibition

    November, 3, 2017 - 1:29pm

    Eagles’ Artwork in Chicago 4x5 Exhibition

    By Mya Pfeifer

    On October 27th, several students from Lakes High School had artwork on display at the Chicagoland 4x5 art exhibition. Their work was then judged on a basis of concept, visual/aesthetic impact, originality/creativity/risk-taking, composition/design, and craftsmanship. We’re…

  • On Wednesday Nov. 8th, a Career Expo will be held in the LCHS Commons.

    November, 3, 2017 - 11:23am

    Career Expo Web. Nov. 8th

    On Wednesday Nov. 8th, a Career Expo will be held in the LCHS Commons. Click this picture for more details!

  • Anatomy & Physiology students recently researched if bones can heal themselves, and ended their inquiry by breaking and correcting turkey bones!

    November, 1, 2017 - 8:00am

    Fun with Fractures in Anatomy & Physiology

    Our Eagles involved in Anatomy & Physiology class have made some great ‘break’ throughs recently on bone fractures!

    In the beginning of the course, students began by learning the physiology of how bones go about fixing themselves in the human body. The class was then asked if…

  • Survival Day is an experience created in an effort to provide students with hands-on learning experiences based in William Golding’s novel, Lord of the Flies. The students spent three hours outside rotating through a variety of lessons  from a wide range of outdoor enthusiasts who share their passion for all that nature has to offer.

    October, 31, 2017 - 12:40pm

    Survival Day 2017

    Survival Day is an experience that one of our veteran English teachers, Mr. Bryan Plinske, created in an effort to provide students with hands-on learning experiences based in William Golding’s novel, Lord of the Flies. During Survival Day, students relate what they have read in the book to real…

  • Girls Tennis Achieves Highest Finish in LCHS History

    October, 27, 2017 - 7:25am

    Girls Tennis Achieves Highest Finish in LCHS History

    Your LCHS Girls Tennis team has achieved their highest finish in Lakes’s history. This 10th place win is not all to celebrate, though. Freshman Megan Heuser achieved the highest individual finish in school history by placing 3rd in the Class A state tennis tournament.

    Coach Bryan Plinske…

  • First Football Playoff Game this Sat., Oct. 28

    October, 24, 2017 - 7:04am

    First Football Playoff Game this Sat., Oct. 28

    By Mya Pfeifer

    This weekend on Saturday, October 28, there will be an IHSA football playoff game played at Polley Field between your Lakes Eagles and Westinghouse College Prep. The game starts at 5 PM and tickets are $5 for everyone. No booster passes will be accepted. We hope to see everyone…

  • On Nov. 10th, Lakes will host a Veterans Day celebration to honor those who have served in our nation's military.

    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.…

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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