• Writers Week logo

    March, 24, 2017 - 7:42am

    Writers Week

    The third annual Writers Week will take place April 18-21. This week-long event will be full of inspiring and educational presenters talking to our students about the different ways they can tell a story. And ... it’s not just for…

  • Lakes High School Royal Rush megaphone

    March, 23, 2017 - 7:16am

    Best Fan Section

    The Royal Rush led a valiant effort to claim the Battle of the Fans title for the Teen Wolf Region earlier this month. Battle of the Fans is a Twitter contest among student fan sections throughout the area. Sponsored by CSN Chicago, the…

  • Readers rewarded

    March, 21, 2017 - 2:41pm

    Readers rewarded

  • Chili Cook-Off

    March, 20, 2017 - 7:57am

    Chili Cook-Off

    Congratulations to Jack Falcus and Alex Scrogham, who took first place in the chili cook-off on March 16 in Karen Schneider’s Creative Foods class. More than 150 students and staff members stopped by during eighth period that day to sample the chili, Schneider said.

    Here is…

  • Student earns spot in German language immersion camp

    March, 20, 2017 - 7:37am

    Student earns spot in German language immersion camp

    Anna Gundlach was invited to Elmhurst College on Sunday, March 12 to interview for a month-long trip to Germany this summer due to her scoring in the 98th percentile on the National German Exam this January.…

  • Spring testing is April 5

    March, 17, 2017 - 7:51am

    Spring testing is April 5

    Freshmen through juniors will participate in spring testing on Wednesday, April 5. Seniors do not have to attend school. Learn more below.

    Student hours

    7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
    Bus transportation will follow the regular morning schedule and will take students…

  • National math test results

    March, 15, 2017 - 9:20am

    National math test results

    Four math students earned recognition for their high performances on the American Mathematics Competitions’ national math exams. These were administered in February.

    Seth Thomason earned the highest score out of 50 Lakes students who took the…

  • “Midnight Masquerade” Prom

    March, 14, 2017 - 7:50am

    “Midnight Masquerade” Prom

    Tickets sales for “Midnight Masquerade” Prom will take place on April 11 and 12 during lunch periods. They also will be sold after school in the commons on April 12 from 3-5:30 p.m. Ticket price is $75 each. All necessary paperwork

  • Boys track team NLCC champs

    March, 10, 2017 - 9:55am

    Boys track team NLCC champs

    The boys track team won the inaugural NLCC Indoor Championship on March 9 at the UW-Parkside field house. The following athletes were champions in their events: Cameron Ruiz (long jump, triple jump, 400, and 200), Nick Garcia (pole vault), De Angelo Hardy (55 and 4x200), Ethan Greenfield (4x200),…

  • ‘Dream big,’ alumnus tells students

    March, 10, 2017 - 9:32am

    ‘Dream big,’ alumnus tells students

    Alumnus Paul Vickers ’09 visited Lakes on March 8 to lead students in theatre classes in a dance workshop. He is a professional dancer in New York City.

    Throughout each class period, he guided students through a variety of interactive dance experiences that encouraged them to explore space…

  • Nominate an Eagle for the Jim McKay Award
  • Eagle Pride

    March, 8, 2017 - 10:07am

    Eagle Pride

  • NLCC Academic Community Excellence Award
  • Cambodia-bound

    March, 1, 2017 - 7:32am


    Jenny Harrington, a teacher in the CTE Department, will spend three weeks of her summer vacation volunteering to train and inspire teachers in Cambodia, a country in which fewer than 40 percent of students…

  • Summer Sports Camps

    February, 28, 2017 - 6:36pm

    Summer Sports Camps

    Refine your skills this summer at a Lakes sports camp. View the entire line-up of camps here, or view flyers for specific camps at the links below.

    Grades 3-12 (coming soon)

  • 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…

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