Exemplary Student Research Program (ESRP) Inspires Next Generation of Researchers

The ESRP, now in its ninth year, welcomed 137 students and 23 teachers from 17 diverse Chicagoland high schools for the 2019–2020...

LCHS Summer Freshman Academy

Lakes Community High School welcomed 65 students to our Summer Freshman Academy (SFA) from July 13-31, 2020. Since 2008, SFA has been...

Unique Situations = Engaging Students

The District 117 Athletic Department develop procedures to begin to engage returning student athletes in summer camp opportunities starting in July. Students...

Lakes Coaches Stay Connected

Following the cancellation of spring sports our student athletes were left with more questions than answers. This difficult situation provided the Lakes...

What is a Sequoit?

For the past several years, I have researched, investigated, asked questions, checked online resources, and observed happenings to discover the true meaning...

ACHS Upgrades Building During Summer Break

ACHS had several upgrades to the building this summer including; the cafeteria, new ceilings in certain areas of the building, and the...

CHSD117 Launches New Website & App

Community High School District 117 launched a new public relations campaign to increase parental engagement through the use of technology. The campaign...

New Sequoit Pride Banners

The Athletic Department and Sequoit Pride provided new banners which were hung at the end of last year, in the parking lots...

D117 Reinvents Freshmen Orientation

Traditionally District 117 high schools, Antioch and Lakes, have hosted a Freshmen and New Student Orientation leading up to the start of...

ACHS Speech Team Makes 3rd Appearance

ACHS Speech Team made their 3rd appearance at the National Speech and Debate Association (NSDA) National Tournament (virtually) June 15th- 20th, 2020....

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Strength in Numbers

Joy McCarthy Finance Director and Assistant AdministratorVillage of Antioch2004 to present A key role of government,...

Moments & Movements

To say that 2020 has proved to be the unexpected, would be an understatement. Still far from over, the year has been...

Flexibility, Resiliency & Resolve

We hope this issue of our community Connections magazine finds you and your loved ones healthy, well, and safe. Along with everyone...