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Posted: July, 6, 2016 - 7:46am

Cameron Ruiz named to MileSplit All-American Team

Cameron is one of five triple jumpers to be named to the MileSplit All-American boys track team. Read more here.

Triple Jump
Cameron Ruiz | JUNIOR | Lakes (IL) | 50-6 (+1.7)
Javon Brown | SENIOR | Spanish Fort (AL) | 50-5 (+1.6)
Dexter Neboh | SENIOR | Odessa Permian (TX) | 49-9.75 (+0.3)
Chris Edwards | JUNIOR | Washington-Marion (LA) | 51-5 NWI
Christian Miller | SENIOR | Northside (LA) | 51-0 (+2.7)

Congratulations, Cameron! Way to #BeAnEagle.

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  • Posted: April, 21, 2015 - 8:06am I 4 COMMENTS

    Spanish 2 Tapas Day

    Spanish 2 wrapped up a week-long mini-unit on tapas, as part of a larger unit on city life and Madrid. We celebrated a successful week with a delicious tapas spread- tortilla de patatas, pan con tomate, and chorizo stuffed dates were a few of the delicious plates students brought in. In true Madrid style, kids sat in small groups and chatted (¡en español, por supuesto!) while snacking on the appetizer-like…

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  • Posted: March, 17, 2015 - 2:03pm I 4 COMMENTS

    Welcome to TechCrew!

    With the growing number of technology tools in the classroom, teachers and students are requiring more assistance than ever. District 117’s response to this demand is a volunteer student-lead program called TechCrew. TechCrew enables teachers to receive classroom assistance at a moment’s notice, and employs an industry model that puts student leadership at the core of daily operations. Being…

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  • Posted: August, 16, 2016 - 12:26pm I 4 COMMENTS

    Alumni Back to the Nest!

    We are happy to welcome our new teachers to Lakes!  Among them are FIVE alumni…..Lorenzo Gomez, Class of 2007 LCHS, University of Chicago graduate; Brian Kelly ACHS, Illinois State University graduate; Tiffany Chilcote-Nex, ACHS, Miami University of Ohio graduate; Marion Knieling, ACHS, Northern Illinois University graduate; Meghan Opolka, ACHS, University of Northern Iowa graduate!

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  • Posted: August, 11, 2016 - 11:07am I 4 COMMENTS

    Fall Sports are OFF AND RUNNING!

    Lakes started the week kicking off football practice on Monday the 8th.

    Cross Country, Golf, Field Hockey, Boys Soccer, Girls Tennis and Volleyball, Cheerleading and Dance all started their tryouts Wednesday the 10th.

    All teams are excited to start working towards their season goals.

    Keep a look out for all the events your Eagles will be participating in, on the NEW Athletic/Activity…

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  • Posted: August, 4, 2016 - 8:01pm I 4 COMMENTS

    Barb Comstock is this year’s Jim McKay Award recipient

    On behalf of the members and directors of Lakes Eagles Booster Club, we wish to acknowledge all of our wonderful teachers and staff. We are grateful for all the extra efforts that are evident throughout our school. Thank you for all you do to make Lakes Community High School a wonderful place for our children! The James McKay Award was established in 2010 to honor Principal Jim McKay for his outstanding…

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  • Posted: July, 21, 2016 - 1:17pm I 4 COMMENTS

    District 117 students return from trip to Peru

    This summer, 15 students from both Antioch and Lakes embarked on a trip of a lifetime to Peru, which combined the Spanish language and Incan/Peruvian culture.  Students started with a sightseeing tour of the capital, Lima, taking a guided bus tour, relaxing in the parks overlooking the Pacific Ocean, and enjoying dinner and a show in the evening.  Students then traveled to Cuzco, taking…

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  • Posted: July, 19, 2016 - 1:55pm I 4 COMMENTS

    Eagle Project brings picnic tables to Lakes

    Caleb Miller completed his Eagle Project for Boy Scouts of America on Thursday, July 14th. Caleb and his band of volunteers built ten picnic tables for student use in the Library and Commons court yards.  Boy Scouts of America requires all Eagle candidates to complete a community service project. According to the Eagle Scout Service Project Guidelines “the primary purposes of the Eagle…

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  • Posted: June, 2, 2016 - 7:39am I 4 COMMENTS

    Boys Track takes 5th at State!!!

    “Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more” uttered Coach Kurt Rowells as he walked into O’Brien Stadium for his last state finals as the Head Track Coach. Rowells has left quite an impression on the program in the last decade. In the early years, his teams only scored a handful of points at big meets like the Lake County Invitational or Sectionals. Fast forward to 2016…

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  • Posted: May, 31, 2016 - 11:24am I 4 COMMENTS

    Baseball-Beat Richmond-Burton 7-3 winning their Regional

    The Lakes Eagles Varsity beat Richmond-Burton 7-3 in seven innings on Saturday behind Matt Milewski, who went 1-3.

    He tripled in the third inning.

    Richmond-Burton had no answer for Ben Milewski, who kept runners off the basepaths in his appearance. Richmond-Burton managed just one hit off of Milewski, who allowed no earned runs, walked none and struck out two during his two innings…

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  • Posted: May, 24, 2016 - 7:27am I 4 COMMENTS

    Schardt and Tilmon run strong at the IHSA Girls State Track and Field Championship

    On a rainy Friday afternoon in Charleston at Eastern Illinois University, two of Lakes’ finest track runners concluded their impressive seasons in strong fashion. Senior Kortney Schardt ran first in the 1600m run prelims. She took the early lead, then hung onto second place through the half mile on pace to qualify for the finals. She slipped to 10th through 1200 meters, and then cruised into…

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  • Posted: May, 23, 2016 - 7:14am I 4 COMMENTS

    Boys Track-  Winning back to back Sectionals

    On Thursday, the Lakes Boys Track & Field team captured the Lake Zurich Sectional Title! Winning back to back Sectionals was not easy as the Eagles needed to score in the last event (4x4) to pull off the victory. As one of 8 qualifiers on the day, the quartet of Ruiz, Kuhlmann, Mercure, & Thiel stormed to a victory in the relay, securing the team trophy.

    Cameron Ruiz had a big day…

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  • Posted: May, 19, 2016 - 8:02am I 4 COMMENTS

    Boys Tennis- Takes 2nd Place in the Spirit of the Northwest

    1st - Wauconda - 50 pts
    2nd - Lakes - 41 pts
    3rd - Antioch


    #1 Singles - Kevin Thacker - 3rd place

    defeated Niko Destephano from Johnsburg 6-1, 6-1
    lost to Brian Hackman from Wauconda4-6, 2-6
    defeated Alex Tobias from Round Lake 6-3, 6-4


    #2 Singles - Yue Li - 5th place

    lost to Kyle…

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  • Posted: May, 19, 2016 - 8:01am I 4 COMMENTS

    Girls Soccer-  Wins Regional Opener 1-0 over Grayslake Central

    The Eagles played stellar defense throughout the game shutting out Grayslake Central and got the needed goal in the first half to prevail 1-0 to move on in the IHSA 2A Regional at Lake Forest. The goal was set up by a couple of good passes from Liz Tovar and Makenna Maxson. Savannah Sikora picked up Makenna’s pass to the far post and made a nifty move pas the both the keeper and a defender…

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  • Posted: May, 16, 2016 - 9:57am I 4 COMMENTS

    The Boys Track & Field team took 2nd at their last NSC Championships

    The Boys Track & Field team took 2nd at their last NSC Championships on Thursday, May 12th. The Eagles went toe to toe with eventual champion Grant for the majority of the meet. Producing 4 event winners and 1 NSC record, the birds were always in the mix. The meet was a great tune up for Sectionals next week. The team competes at the Lake Zurich sectional and will look to advance as many events…

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  • Posted: May, 16, 2016 - 7:40am I 4 COMMENTS

    Baseball- Varsity jump on Marengo early and coast to 15-5 win.

    The Lakes Eagles Varsity jumped out to an early lead on Marengo and captured a 15-5 victory on Saturday at Marengo.

    Nine runs in the first three innings allowed the Lakes Eagles Varsity to put the game away early.

    An RBI single by Ben Milewski, an RBI single by Jack Christensen, and an error during the first inning and an RBI double by Stephen Mogged, a two-run double by Max Swiatek,…

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