Lakes Celebrates Writer’s Week

WRITER’S WEEK: LCHS Before spring break, the Lakes English department hosted its annual Writers’ Week. Writers, storytellers, journalists and...

District 117 Celebrates Religious Forum

RELIGIOUS FORUM: CHSD117 This year’s 12th Religious Diversity Forum was again virtual. We had Buddhist, Catholic, Hindu, Islam, Jewish,...

Investing in Our Teachers

It has been researched and stated that the most important element in a successful classroom is a caring, qualified, and confident teacher....

D117 Hosts Inaugural Combined Winter Showcase

WINTER SHOWCASE: CHSD117 The semester ended with an amazing and historic event in the D117 Fieldhouse. The Visual Art...

Celebration Our College Board Recognized Students

COLLEGE BOARD: CHSD117 This year we have again been blessed with fantastic students at Community High School District 117....

Lakes Jazz Ensemble Plays Illinois Music Education Conference

FINE ARTS: LCHS The Lakes Community High School Jazz Ensemble, directed by Elliott Hile, added another accomplishment to its...

Two Lakes Students Selected for All-State Performances

FINE ARTS: LCHS Lakes seniors Jack Klein (above) and Kyle Delaney (right) are truly...

Learning New Skills

Have you ever built a chess board? Have you ever learned to speak another language? Have you ever been on stage and...

E-Sport Rocket League Team

E-SPORTS: LCHS The Lakes Community High School E-Sport Team, worked together in the Rocket League competition for the IHSEA...

ACHS Spring Musical Preparations Are Underway

FINE ARTS: ACHS ACHS held auditions and cast for the spring musical, “The Wizard of Oz.” It is especially...

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Thank You Dr. McKay

The end of the 2021–2022 school year is upon us, marking the final year of Dr. Jim McKay’s service to the students,...

ACHS Social Studies Department Celebrates Civic Engagement

SOCIAL STUDIES: ACHS The Carson Award recognizes academic excellence and humanitarian efforts of students...

Welcome, Dr. Feucht!

Beginning July 1, Dr. Jeff Feucht will become the next superintendent of Community High School District 117. An established...