Getting to know GSA

Getting to know GSA

Written by Haley Wyatt, Staff Writer
May 8, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Everyone wants to find a special place where they can be truly accepted and comfortable, and for many LTHS students that safe place is GSA (Gay Straight Alliance). GSA is a student organization that meets at East Campus' Maroon Room every Thursday after school. The club talks about current issues and stories. Advice ...

LTHS freshman raises money for family in need after house fire

LTHS freshman raises money for family in need after house fire

Written by Daniel Cruz, Staff Writer and Photographer
March 21, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Christmas is normally a time for joyous celebration with our loved ones, but our story doesn’t begin like that. Our story begins with a family’s house exploding right around Christmas time. However, one individual reached out to the family in need during this challenging time. LTHS freshman Brooke ...

LTHS hosts annual dodgeball tournament

LTHS hosts annual dodgeball tournament

Written by Patricia Lee, Staff Writer
February 27, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Jump! Dive! Throw! Duck! On Wednesday, February 15th, LTHS held their 5th annual dodgeball tournament in honor of TWIRP week. At 6 o’clock that evening, participants and spectators made their way down to the field house filled with excitement for the night’s event. Seven teams were chosen to parta...

TWIRP dance rocks LTHS

TWIRP dance rocks LTHS

Written by Bradley Zimmerman, Senior Staff Writer
February 21, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Lockport’s annual TWIRP dance occurred over the weekend on Saturday, February 18, from 7 to 10 pm at East Campus Field House, and it was a huge success and a huge blast. TWIRP is a Sadie Hawkins Dance, which means the women are the ones who are asking the guys to be their dates, something reflecte...

Porters vs. cancer

Porters vs. cancer

Written by Brooke Drury, Staff Writer
February 16, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Lockport boys varsity basketball team played a hard game during the Porters versus Cancer game against Bolingbrook on February 3rd. With the final score being 49 to 55, the Bolingbrook Raiders took home the victory against the Porters. Although the Porters lost, they still played hard and didn’t...

Lockport’s wrestling team dominates

Lockport’s wrestling team dominates

Written by Taelor Mutz, Staff Writer
February 14, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

LTHS wrestling team dominated at the Southwest Suburban Conference. The team held the lead with a score of 290. The Porters had many individual champions. Matt Ramos (106), Abdullah Assaf (132), Brandon Ramos (138), Baylor Fernandes (145), Trevell Timmons (160), Nick Dado (170), and Payton Fernandes (182) ...

Recap of Super Bowl LI

Written by Bradley Zimmerman, Senior Staff Writer
February 8, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

The New England Patriots have won the Super Bowl, again. Fifty years after the first championship game between the NFL and the AFL, Super Bowl LI will go down in history as one of the greatest Super Bowls in history; it was the first Super Bowl to go into overtime, and the way it happened was incredible. A...

Boys bowling, poms compete at State

Boys bowling, poms compete at State

Written by Bradley Zimmerman, Senior Staff Writer
January 27, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

  Saturday, January 21, was a busy day for LTHS athletics, with seven of Lockport’s eight winter athletic teams competing in events. The boys bowling and competitive dance/poms teams were among them, competing in sectional competitions.  Both teams finished in 4th place, not the 1st place ...

Safety in school

Written by Emily London, Staff Writer
January 18, 2017
Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

“Run. Hide. Fight…” On November 28th, 2016, Ohio State University broadcasted this three-worded message to students on campus. Piling chairs against their doors, students hid in their classrooms, alarmed and unaware of the events that were going to unfold. Other students and staff followed th...

Stress from final exams

Written by Taelor Mutz, Staff Writer
January 12, 2017
Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

The preparation to get a good grade on semester finals has students feeling the pressure and stress. What a stressful time of the year. Preparation for semester finals really determine your grade. If you study and understand it, then you should perform well on your semester final exams. Victoria Hennesey...

Lockport senior spreads positivity throughout the school

Written by Haley Wyatt, Staff Writer
January 12, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

In a world rooted with hate, it’s refreshing to see some positivity once in awhile. Kiley Seivert, a Lockport senior, made a big impact on the school in the week before finals. Students flooded bathrooms to see Kiley’s big project that had unfolded earlier in the day: Post-its covering the walls w...

LTHS freshmen wrestling invitational

Written by Brooke Drury, Staff Writer
January 11, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Lockport Wrestling team had many victories when they participated in the 2016 Bulldog Freshmen Invitational on Saturday, December 10, 2016. With 8 victories overall, the team really brought in the gold. One out of the 8 champions, Andrew Aldous, says, “The hardest part about it was wrestling...

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