STATE OF LAKES NEWS ARCHIVE

  • Freshman Orientation

    August, 10, 2017 - 6:15pm

    Welcome, Class of 2021!

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

  • Collage of students

    July, 21, 2017 - 7:30am

    Back to School Information

    Lakes is excited to welcome back students on Wednesday, August 16 (freshmen only) and Thursday, August 17 (all students). Families will be receiving an informational mailing soon, if they have not already. In case you missed it and/or need extra copies, here’s everything you need:

  • Students in Germany

    July, 19, 2017 - 7:43am

    A touch of Germany

    German 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.

    Haines explained that the adventure started with three days in Munich, which included a…

  • Summer Freshman Academy students at Peacock Camp

    July, 5, 2017 - 10:23am

    Summer Freshman Academy

    Seventy-four students completed Summer Freshman Academy on June 30, gaining exposure to high school level math, English, social studies, and science courses to ease their transition to Lakes.

    In English and social studies, students read their required summer novel Peak by Roland…

  • Dance Team at Summer Camp

    June, 29, 2017 - 4:27pm

    Dance team returns from summer camp

    The Lakes Dance Team returned from Star Performance Company Dance Camp at Carthage College in Kenosha, WI. They spent three, morning-to-night, schedule-packed days working as a team with instructors in jazz, hip hop, kick, pom, and contemporary genres. 

    The team won the honor of first…

  • Interact Club members

    June, 28, 2017 - 9:20am

    Interact Club makes a difference in Africa

    EdPowerment sent members of Interact Club a thank you note for the $1,000 donation the group made to support the educational mission of the not-for-profit organization.…

  • Art students in Italy

    June, 28, 2017 - 8:56am

    Art students return from Italy

    Twenty-three art students visited Rome, Capri, Sorrento, Pompei, Assisi, Florence, Lucca, and Venice, Italy in June with art teachers Michelle Adams and Kevin Shifley. The objective of the trip was to provide students with an educational opportunity to travel and explore the history, art, architecture,…

  • Ruiz named Athlete of the Year

    June, 26, 2017 - 10:37am

    Ruiz named Athlete of the Year

  • Online Enrollment Directions

    June, 7, 2017 - 12:25pm

    Online Enrollment Directions

  • FCCLA sews blankets for Victory Lakes

    June, 6, 2017 - 10:19am

    Community Service

    Members of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) selected The Village at Victory Lakes, a senior living community, for this year’s service project. The students decided to sew several blankets for the residents. They spent hours after school cutting, pinning, ironing, and sewing…

  • Safety meeting at Lakes on May 25.

    May, 30, 2017 - 2:52pm

    Safety is a team effort

    Lakes hosted approximately 20 officials from District 117 and local law enforcement and fire agencies on Thursday, May 25 for a discussion about the many facets of the school’s safety plan. This included communication protocol and District 117’s use of the system NaviGate Respond in the…

  • Boys track state qualifiers

    May, 26, 2017 - 12:29pm

    Spring Sports Round-Up

    The Eagles had much to celebrate at the conclusion of the spring sports season.

    For one, the varsity boys volleyball team took first place in the first year of the NLCC. They finished the regular season with a 10-0 record.

    No. 1 doubles tennis team Jackson Hubert and Jake Gotlib placed…

  • Student reading

    May, 24, 2017 - 8:13am

    Summer Homework

    Depending on your class schedule for next year, you might have a few summer assignments to complete. Visit the links below for more information:

    English summer reading - all levels

  • Football head coach Jordan Eder
  • Lakes graduation 2017

    May, 17, 2017 - 9:08am

    Graduation

  • Honors Night

    May, 16, 2017 - 10:51am

    Honors Night

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