LCHS Daily Announcements

Friday, March 24, 2017


Congratulations!! to our Talon Ticket winners, Blaine Pickens & John Zwolinski.  Stop by Student Services to get your prize!!

No School March 27 thru March 31 for Spring Break
School Resumes Monday, 
April 3 With a Late Start

Grad Nite!!!
Attention all seniors! Grad Nite at Six Flags is coming up on Saturday, May 13th from 10pm to 5am. The cost is $59.00 to attend and includes access to all rides, a DJ and Dance Floor, an All-You-Can-Eat Dinner, and a souvenir!!! You must turn in a permission slip and money to the main office by April 7th. Permission slips can be found in the senior locker bay and in the main office.

Writer’s Week
The LCHS third annual Writer’s Week is April 18 – 21.  This week-long event will be full of inspiring and educational presenters talking to students about the different ways they can tell a story.  Registration for presentations will be open from Monday, April 3 through Monday, April 17.  Students can go to presentations with their class or attend a presentation on their own by having their teacher sign the Writers Week permission slip to excuse them from class.  Students are responsible for any missed work.  Permission slips must be turned in when checking in for a presentation.  Permission forms can be downloaded from the website or found in the English Office, ILC, or English classrooms.  Students will need their school ID’s for attendance and should report directly to the auditorium on the day & time of the presentation.

Attention Seniors
·    Mr. LCHS applications are now available in the Main Office and in the Senior Locker Bay! Mr. LCHS is Thursday, April 20th at 7 pm! Applications are due by April 4th!
·    Student Graduation Speaker Applications can be found in the locker bay and main office. Anyone interested in applying needs to get their application in by Tuesday, April 4th at 3 pm.
  April 5th - Testapalooza is                 Coming!
Freshmen through Juniors will be taking grade level versions of the PSAT or SAT so please be prepared with the following:
·    -#2 pencils (not mechanical)
·    -erasers
·    -school ID
·    -calculator
·    -dress in layers
·    -be on time
·    -LEAVE ELECTRONICS (including smart watches) AT HOME

Room assignments will be posted in the locker bays by Tuesday, April 4.

Seniors that have not turned in a field trip form to the Deans Office should come to the ILC at 7:30 am.

Pop It and Drop It for the Eliminate Project & Key Club
There will be a competition between all 2nd hour classes to see who can collect the most Pop Tabs per student.  The 2nd hour class that collects the most tabs will receive FREE FOOD!!!  All proceeds will go towards eliminating maternal and neonatal tetanus.  The challenge begins February 27 and ends on March 24th.

A Dress to Remember
The Hastings Lake (Lindenhurst) YMCA is partnering with the YWCA of Lake County to host “A Dress to Remember” event.  They are collecting new or gently used formal dresses.  This event is to help students in high school make prom a little more affordable!  All proceeds will benefit the Hastings Lake YMCA and YWCA of Lake County.  They are in need of dresses to be donated for the event!
Dresses can be dropped off now thru the end of March at the Hastings Lake YMCA at 1995 Grass Lake Rd., Lindenhurst, IL, 60046.


Prom News
Goooooooood Morning Eagles!  It is that time of year again, save your money for a really cool time!  Your night of dancing and hanging out with your friends is right around the corner, Prom is May 6th this year!  Ticket sales will be held the week of April 10th, specifically April 11th and 12th during lunches and after school on April 12th from 3:00 pm until 5:30 pm in the commons.  The forms for you and your guest will be available online on our school website.  Please make sure all of your outstanding fees are paid in Student Services with Ms. Messner as you will need her stamp to purchase tickets.  If you have any questions, feel free to ask Ms. Schilz in the weeks ahead.

College Info
If you would like to attend any of these visits, stop by “Student Services” for a pass.
4/3   Michigan State University   12:40
4/10   Arizona State University     9:40
4/10   Northern IL University         2:10
4/13   U of IL Springfield             9:25

School Store News
The Booster Club School Store is one-stop shopping for all your Lakes clothing, gift ideas, decals, stickers, and more.  Stop in and check it out!!
The school store is open Monday, Wednesday, & Friday during lunch hours.  Lakes wear is also available in the Main Office Monday – Friday from 7:00 am – 3:30 pm.  The Main Office is cash or check only, exact change is appreciated.

Lost your bracelet, glasses, phone, lunchbox, sweatshirt….?  Check out the Lost and Found in the Student Services Office.  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.

Anime/Manga Club (Ms. Goldkind)  Watch here for next meeting day and time info.

Archery Club (Ms. Schulze) Watch here for next meeting day and time info.

Art Club (Mrs. Adams) Watch here for next meeting day and time info.

Astronomy Club (Mr. Mazur) Meeting every Tuesday in room C202 at 3pm.

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

Book Club (Ms. Doyle) Meeting every Friday in the ILC after school.  Visit our webpage for more information:

Chess Club (Mr. Tad-y/Ms. Rauchfuss/Ms. Kaisserlian)  Meeting in room C201B on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm

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

FCCLA (Ms. Harrington/Ms. Schneider)  Watch here for next meeting day and time info.

Freshmen Class Student Council (Ms. Lehman)  Watch here for next meeting day and time info.

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

German Club (Ms. Haines)  Next meeting is Thursday, April 13th for Easter egg decorating and an Easter egg hunt!

GSA (Ms. Comito/Mrs. Cornelius/Mrs. Smith) Meeting on Tuesdays in room C106/C107 from 3 – 3:30 pm.

History Club (Mr. Krecker) Watch here for next meeting day and time info.

Interact Club (Ms. Reynolds/Mr. Seketa)  Meetings are every Wednesday night at 7pm at Antioch Community High School in the Idea Center.  Interact Club is a district club with students from Antioch and Lakes with a commitment to service above self.  Everyone is welcome.  For more information, see Mrs. Reynolds!

Junior Class Student Council (Ms. Sager) Meeting in room C323 on Wednesdays at 3:00 pm

Key Club (Ms. Curtis)  We meet every Monday in room C208B at 3:00 pm.  If you’re interested in helping others and getting involved in your community, please check out Key Club.  Any questions, see Ms. Curtis who can be found in Room C208A most of the day.

Math Team (Mr. Phelan/Mr. Valsa)  Watch here for next meeting day and time info.

MENHARMONIC (Mr. Johnston) Men’s choir meeting in the Choir Room, B209 on Tuesdays at 3 – 3:30 pm.

National Art Honor Society (Ms. Adams & Mr. Shifley) Next meeting will be in room B109 on Wednesday, April 12th at 3pm.

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

Operation Snowball (Ms. DeJoy) Watch here for next meeting day and time info.  Operation Snowball is an international alcohol, tobacco, and other drug-use prevention program focusing on leadership development to empower youth to lead drug-free lives.

Prom Committee (Ms. Schilz)  Meeting every Monday after school in B201.  Contact Ms. Schilz with any questions.

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

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

S.A.L.T. (Mr. Gedville/Mr. Gialo)  Next meeting is Monday, April 10th in the Auditorium at 8:00 am.

Scholastic Bowl (Ms. Cornelius)  Watch here for next meeting day and time info.

Sophomore Class (Ms. Cross) Meetings will be on Wednesdays after school in C315A.  All sophomores are welcome to attend!

Spanish Club (Ms. Stronsky) Watch here for next meeting day and time info.

Student Council (Ms. Malec/Ms. Cross)  Final meeting in March is the 23rd.  All are welcome!

Tri-M (Mr. Johnston/Mr. Kastor)  A music honor society that promotes music education and enhancing the community through music.  We meet every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month in room B210.  Members need to be inducted to attend meetings.

Uncharted Club (Mrs. Miller) Meeting on Friday mornings at 6:30 am in the Commons.

Women’s Choir (Mr. Johnston) Meeting in the Choir Room, B209 on Tuesdays at 3 – 3:30 pm.

Writing Club (Ms. Doyle)  Meeting every Monday after school in the ILC .

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