First LCHS Freshman Golfer to State

Athletics: LCHS By Drew Bowen, LCHS Class of 2024 Brady Cross has been playing golf since he was four. Eleven years to improve mentally, physically, and...

Eagles Soar Into New School Year

It’s amazing to think we are already one-third of the way through the school year, but the saying, “Time flies when you are having...

LCHS Fall Athletics a Huge Success

Athletics: LCHS Lakes Community High School’s fall athletic successes picked up right where last spring’s accomplishments left off! With 31 all-conference athletes, the Eagles made...

Accelerated Placement Act Automatically Enrolls

Automatic Enrollment: CHSD117 According to the new Accelerated Placement Act, all Illinois public school districts are required to automatically enroll students who meet/exceed in English...

CLC College and Career Navigator Guides CHSD 117 Students with a Plan for Their...

CLC Navigator: CHSD117 Community High School District 117 welcomes Michelle Gutierrez, a College of Lake County College and Career Navigator, to help high school students...

Introducing District 117 Portrait of a Graduate

In previous editions of Connections, I shared updates on the work of our strategic plan coalition of students, staff, families, and community members. This...

TechSmart Pilots Computer Science for Students

Computer Science - CHSD117 TechSmart is a new course we are piloting in the 2022-23 school year with a curriculum pathway that will have a...

Communicating with Families

Communication - CHSD117 Communicating effectively with our families and community is a priority for Community High School District 117. We believe that communication leads to...

Spring Music & Visual Arts Festival a Success

Music & Arts - CHSD117 One of the highlights of the D117 Fine Arts Department is the annual Spring D117 Music and Visual Arts Festival....

Eagles Celebrate Twenty Years

Do you remember what you were doing 20 years ago on August 23, 2004? Some of you were so young, you were not even...

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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...