LCHS Daily Announcements


February 22, 2018



Please Note:  The date has changed for Prom Committiee Meeting to Today, February 22nd after school.



Be An Eagle Festivities

Today, 2 Talon Tickets will get you a walking taco.  Try country line dancing and get your picture taken in the photo booth for one additional Talon Ticket!

On Friday, 2 Talon Tickets will get you hot chocolate. Human Foosball, whaaat??  Check it out!!

Attention Seniors

TODAY, Thursday, February 22nd is the application deadline for the Lakes Local Scholarship application. By completing this application you are submitting your name for over 15 different local scholarships. The application link can be located     HERE.

Please be sure to click “SAVE AS” to rename your application after entering your information. Follow the directions on the application for submitting the application to the Lakes Honors Night gmail.


SAT Schedule for Late Bus

The Activity Bus will leave at 4:25pm on Wednesdays & Thursdays beginning Wednesday, February 7th to allow for students taking the SAT Prep Class.  This schedule will be in effect until Thursday, March 15th. Please see Mrs. Bowen or Mr. Sooley with any questions.



Interact Club Chili Cook-Off Rescheduled

The Interact Club is excited to once again host the Annual Chili Cook-Off!  This event has been rescheduled for TONIGHT, Thursday, February 22nd at 5pm, just before the LCHS/ACHS basketball game at ACHS. Please contact Mrs. Reynolds with any questions.



Turnabout News

A Night Among the Stars

Travel Through the Ages of Film!

The Turnabout dance is Saturday, February 24th from 7-10pm.  Tickets will be sold the week of Turnabout before and after school.  Ticket prices are $10 Tuesday and Wednesday, $15 Thursday and Friday, and $20 at the door. If you are bringing a guest who does NOT attend LCHS, you must complete a Guest Application BEFORE you purchase tickets.

Spirit Days Attire:

Thursday:  Western Films – Dress like you’ve settled the west!

Friday:  Red Carpet Colors – Wear your class color!

Freshmen:  White

Sophomores:  Gold

Juniors:  Red

Seniors:  Black

Staff:  Blue


Mosaic News

Submissions are now being accepted for this year’s Mosaic Literary Magazine. Drop off boxes are located in the ILC, English Office, and the Main Office for poetry, photography, art, short stories, and music.  The deadline to submit is March 1st.  Contact Mr. McAlpine with questions.



Handbook Cover Design Contest

Please check out the attachment on the bottom of this email for submission details. Deadline is March 16th to the Deans’ Office, or as an attachment to  The winner will have their design appear on the cover of the 2018-2019 handbook.



If you would like to attend any of these visits, stop by Student Services for a pass.                     

2/27       Truman State University     12:10

2/28       U of IL @ Springfield         7:30

2/28       University of Arizona       10:20

2/28       U of WI – Milwaukee         2:00

3/6         College of Lake County       8:25

3/8         Western IL University       11:15

3/8         Northern Michigan U       12:10

3/9         Michigan State U             12:10



College of Lake County

Spring APT Test 3/13/18


If you are interested in attending College of Lake County, please remember that you need to apply there in the same manner as any other college. If you need assistance, please meet with your counselor to apply.

In addition, we are having the College of Lake County Academic Proficiency/AccuPlacer Test (APT) on March 13th at 7:30 am in the lower ILC.  Sign up for the test in the student services office today!

New Student Orientation for College of Lake County

*New Student Orientations (NSO) are mandatory for students planning on attending CLC.

*Students need to go online to register for an NSO date:

*If you are considering utilizing financial aid, please complete the FAFSA before your NSO day.  You may be able to meet with a Financial Aid representative at the orientation (general NSOs only).

*If you would like to attend the New Student Orientation field trip with Lakes on April 3rd, you need to register and choose that date at this link:     The field trip will be from 8:45 am-12:00 pm.  Please note, there is also a Pre-Orientation meeting at Lakes on April 2nd at 8:55 in the lower ILC.

*There will be a sign-up sheet in the Student Services Office for the March 21st date as well.  Please sign up as soon as possible.  SEATS ARE LIMITED!


School Store News

The Booster Club School Store is located in the Main Lobby near the auditorium entrance.  This store is one-stop shopping for all your Lakes clothing, gift ideas, and more.  Stop in and check it out!!

The Booster Club School Store is open Monday, Wednesday, & Friday during lunch hours.


Lost & Found

Lost your bracelet, glasses, phone, lunchbox, sweatshirt…??  Check out the Lost and Found in Student Services.  Small items are held behind the desk so please ask us!



Forgot your lunch?  Left your cleats at home?  Need your homework?  Maybe someone knows you need/want this item and brought it to school for you, but how will you know?

Check the “Message Board” by the Dean’s Office.  If you have an item, there will be a note with your name on it directing you to where your item can be picked up.

Even if you are not expecting something, take a look at the board.  See a friend’s name on the board?......let them know.



**ASL (American Sign Language Group) (Ms. Steinberg) Watch here for next meeting day and time info. If you have any questions, please email

Archery Club (Ms. Schulze) We’ll see you in the spring! Contact Ms. Schulze with any questions.

Art Club (Mrs. Adams) Meets every Monday from 3:00-4:00pm in rooms B108/B109 AND for one full week of each month. March is the 12th - 15th. You do not have to have any experience or be enrolled in an art class to attend!

Bass Fishing Team (Mr. Cardarella/Mr. Gedville) Watch here for next meeting day and time info.


Book Club (Mrs. Piekutowski) Meeting on Fridays after school in the ILC.

Chess Club (Mr. Tad-y/Ms. Rauchfuss/Ms. Kaisserlian) Meeting in room C201B on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 3:00pm - 3:45pm. Visit our website at:



**Crossfit Group (Mr. Hile) Meetings will be on Mondays and Thursdays from 3-3:45pm.  For more information, contact Mr. Hile.

Eagle Pals (Ms. Harrington/Ms. Knieling) Interested in joining?  Contact Ms. Harrington or Ms. Knieling.

Evergreen Club (Mr. Newton) Meeting on Wednesdays at 3pm in room C204.

**Filipino American Student Association (FASA) Group (Mr. Tad-y) Watch here for next meeting day and time info.

FCCLA (Ms. Harrington/Ms. Schneider) Next meeting is on Wednesday, February 28th at 3:00pm in the Foods room.

Freshmen Class Student Council (Ms. Lehman) Meetings are on Tuesdays in room C239 at 3:00pm.  All Freshmen are welcome!

Gaming Club (Mr. Blevins) Meeting on Thursdays from 4:00 to 5:30pm in the Upper ILC.

German Club (Ms. Haines) Watch here for next meeting day and time info.

GSA (Ms. Malec) Meetings are on the first and third Monday of every month in room C110 from 3-3:30pm.

**Guitar Group (Mr. Kastor) Watch here for next meeting day and time info.  If you have any questions, please email

Interact Club (Ms. Reynolds)  Meeting on Thursdays in the ACHS Idea Center at 7pm.

Junior Class Student Council (Ms. Sager) Meeting on Mondays in room C323 at 3pm.

Key Club (Ms. Curtis)  Meeting on Mondays after school in room C208A.  Please feel free to come check us out!  Any questions, email Ms. Curtis.

Literary Magazine Club (Mr. McAlpine) Meeting on Thursdays after school in room C302.  Any students interested in designing the magazine or contributing writing, art, or photography are welcome to attend.

Math Team (Mr. Valsa)  Meeting on Tuesdays, in room C315B from 3:00 to 3:30pm.

Menharmonic (Mr. Ermel) Meeting every Tuesday from 3-3:45pm in the Choir Room.   

**Mock Trial Group (Mr. Krecker) Meeting every Monday in room C119 from 3 -3:45pm.


National Art Honor Society (Ms. Adams & Mr. Shifley) NAHS meets the first Wednesday of every month at 3pm in B109.

National Honor Society (Mrs. Gusler) Watch here for next meeting day and time info.

**Pre-Health/Med Group (Mr. Barbanera) Watch here for next meeting day and time info.

Prom Committee (Ms. Chilcote & Mrs. Andre) Meeting after school on Thursday, February 22nd in C119/C120. PLEASE NOTE:  THIS IS A DATE CHANGE.

Psychology Club (Ms. Reilly) Watch here for next meeting day and time info.

Robotics Club (Mr. Strzyinski) Meeting on Tuesdays & Thursday in room C238 from 3:00 – 5:00pm.

Scholastic Bowl (Ms. Cornelius)  Meeting on Mondays in room C108 after school. The season runs through the first week of March.  Any question, see Ms. Cornelius or Ms. Olson.

Senior Class (Ms. Malec) Meeting Tuesday mornings at 7:05am in room C310A.

Sophomore Class (Ms. Cross) Meeting on Tuesdays in room C315A at 3:00pm.  All Sophomores are welcome! 

Spanish Club (Ms. Lawson) Next meeting is Wednesday, February 28th after school in room C103.

Student Council (Ms. Malec) Meeting every Thursday in the Upper ILC at 3pm.

Tri-M (Mr. Kastor)  Watch here for next meeting day and time info.

Uncharted Club (Mrs. Miller)  Meeting on Friday mornings at 6:45am in the cafeteria.

Women’s Choir (Mr. Ermel) Meeting every Tuesday from 3-3:45pm in the Band Room.

Writing Club (Mrs. Piekutowski) Meeting on Wednesdays after school in the Upper ILC.

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