Exceptional Staff Recognized

The Regional Office of Education recently launched an annual countywide program to honor exceptional educators and staff members. Emmons Board of Education members and...

D117 & Local Businesses Join Forces to Benefit Transition Students

CHSD117: Transition Services Spring is a time for celebrating in District 117! While most of our celebrations over these spring months are focused on our...

To Our Eagles Leaving the Nest

With the cold weather behind us (hopefully!) and the end of the school year in sight, we have reached a bittersweet season in the...

Another IHSA Academic All State Selection for Lakes Community High School

LCHS: Academic All State The Illinois High School Association’s (IHSA) Academic All State Team is the top honor a senior student athlete can receive...

D117 Celebrates Student Voice

CHSD117: Student Voice Both Antioch and Lakes High School provide numerous opportunities for students to share their voices, thoughts, opinions, passions, and experiences through...

Becoming the Best Version of Ourself

As I write this, the calendar is turning from April to May. This is one of the busiest times in any school in America,...

Antioch Softball Team Continues Winning Ways in 2023

ACHS: Athletics Last June the Antioch Community High School softball team accomplished a major milestone in bringing home the class 3A 3rd place state trophy....

Antioch & Lakes Musical Productions Play to Sell Out Crowds

CHSD117: Musicals Each spring students, staff, and community members alike, look forward to enjoying the many talents of the fine arts departments. Each year Antioch...

Kicking Off the Summer Season

I am thrilled to kick off another fantastic summer season in our beloved community! I believe there’s no better time to relish in the...

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The Paths of Our Graduates After District 117

In previous editions of Connections I have shared how proud we are of our new D117 Portrait of a Graduate that provides six competencies...

Math Fair Sums a Total Success

Math Fair: CHSD117 The 2023 District 117 Math Fair was a sum of many efforts by both Sequoits and Eagles. District 117 students had to...

ACHS Students Participate in a Cultural Exchange

STUDENT EXCHANGE: ACHS Students in German language classes at Antioch Community High School participated in a cultural exchange with eighteen students and two teachers from...