• Sean M. Warner

    September, 21, 2017 - 5:09pm

    Nuclear power

    Sean M. Warner, a nuclear field coordinator with the Navy Recruiting District of Chicago, spoke to chemistry, AP physics, and environmental science classes about nuclear power during his visit to Lakes on September 21. Warner educated the students about the history and evolution of nuclear power and…

  • Lakes High School Aerial

    September, 18, 2017 - 7:30am

    Parent-Teacher Conferences

    Parent-Teacher Conferences will be held on Thursday, October 5 from 5–9 p.m. and Friday, October 6 from 7:30–11:30 a.m. There is no student attendance on Friday, October 6.

    Schedule a Conference

    Scheduling begins at our

  • The Great Homecoming Logo

    September, 15, 2017 - 12:39pm

    The Great Homecoming

    “The Great Homecoming,” a spin-off of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, begins Sunday, September 17 at 2 p.m. with the Homecoming Parade through Lake Villa. Planned by the Lakes Student Council, here are other activities and events to expect during Homecoming Week.

  • Eagle Pride September 2017

    September, 14, 2017 - 8:35am

    Eagle Pride — September 2017

  • Bear the golden retriever

    September, 13, 2017 - 7:58am

    Meet Bear

    Bear the golden retriever visited Lakes last week. A service dog from Interquest Detection Canines of the Chicagoland area, Bear was joined by his handler Glenn VadeBonCoeur to educate students and staff about how the canine can help to keep Lakes a safe place.

    The 7-year-old canine’s primary…

  • Love’s Labour’s Lost opens September 14

    September, 7, 2017 - 4:08pm

    Love’s Labour’s Lost opens September 14

    Tickets for Lakes’ fall play, Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost, are on sale now. Lakes students and staff can buy tickets and Booster comps through…

  • AP Scholars

    September, 6, 2017 - 9:46am

    Congrats, AP Scholars!

    Congratulations to the 129 Eagles who earned an AP Scholar Award for their performance on multiple AP Exams last May. All together, they scored an average of 3.57 out of 5 on the exams. Not all scholars are pictured.

    National AP Scholar

    Granted to students in the United States…

  • College Planning Night

    September, 5, 2017 - 6:11pm

    College Planning Night

  • Preparing future Eagles

    September, 5, 2017 - 6:02pm

    Preparing future Eagles

  • School Store

    August, 31, 2017 - 1:09pm

    Eagle-up with new Lakes gear

    Thanks to the Lakes Eagles Booster Club, the School Store has a new home—and fresh stock! The store officially opened for business on August 8, the same day as Freshman Orientation. The new location is in…

  • Donations for Houston

    August, 30, 2017 - 7:26pm


    Following the lead of the boys basketball program, Eagles will be collecting Lakes gear and shoes to donate to Houston students affected by Hurricane Harvey. Head Coach Chris Snyder decided to get the drive rolling after seeing a tweet / call to action from the University of Houston’s men’s…

  • Pageapalooza Logo

    August, 30, 2017 - 7:58am

    Pageapalooza registration open

  • Students who earned free parking

    August, 30, 2017 - 7:44am

    Free parking!

    Fourteen students earned free parking passes for achieving the highest SAT scores in the building or for demonstrating the most growth on the exam over the course of the 2016-2017 school year.

    Congratulations to these students: Ethan Abanero, Abigail Austill, Zachary Dodd, Gabriel Harding,…

  • Dance Team at Camp Duncan

    August, 29, 2017 - 3:20pm

    Competitors become comrades

  • Hannah Sator

    August, 22, 2017 - 6:08pm

    A budding author

    Junior Hannah Sator won Authorfest‘s Youth Creative Writing Competition in the 13-18 years old age group for her short story “Margaret…

  • A solar eclipse and cool glasses

    August, 21, 2017 - 6:36pm

    A solar eclipse and cool glasses

Ignite passion and discovery in every student
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    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