How to Physical Distance Without Socially Distancing

Due to the COVID pandemic, many things have changed in a short amount of time. As we move into the 2020-2021 school...

It Takes a Team

As a result of the COVID-19 shut down in March, many of our Driver’s Ed students were unable to complete their behind...

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...

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ACHS Celebrates & Honors Local Veterans

The Social Studies Department worked on various ways to celebrate and honor local veterans on Veterans Day. Posters were mailed out to...

Learning & Growing Together

In my 25 years in education, this has been one of the most challenging. Teachers and administrators were not trained for this....

Geoffrey Guttschow

Village of Antioch Chief of Police  Appointed August of 2020, after serving as Interim Chief since March