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LTHS Claims Another State Title With Boys Swim and Dive

LTHS Claims Another State Title With Boys Swim and Dive

Written by James Wyatt, News Editor March 3, 2024

On Saturday, February 24, 2024 the Lockport boys swim and dive team participated for individual and team titles at IHSA state finals in Westmont. An LTHS sophomore, Andrew Giorgetti, who goes by Andy,...

Who Runs the World? Girls Wrestling

Who Runs the World? Girls Wrestling

Written by Abigail Hogan, News Editor February 27, 2024

On Saturday, February 24, the Lockport Girls Wrestling team made history at the IHSA state finals in Bloomington, Illinois. Two LTHS sophomores, Claudia Heeney and Morgan Turner won individual state championships,...

AT&T Outage Leaves Customers Stranded in a Digital Desert

AT&T Outage Leaves Customers Stranded in a Digital Desert

Written by Abigail Worker, News Editor February 23, 2024

AT&T’s network outage is spread across all of America, leaving many individuals suffering. On Thursday morning, at approximately 4 a.m., over 32,000 AT&T outages were reported by customers. Around...

Grace and Courage

“Grace and Courage”

Written by Ava Lamb, News Editor February 7, 2024

Toby Keith was an All-American singer-songwriter who was born in Clinton, Oklahoma. He was an amazing country singer who became popular through songs like “Should’ve been a cowboy” and “Red solo...

Drum Roll Please... LTHS Makes it to All State

Drum Roll Please… LTHS Makes it to All State

Written by Chris Ripley, News Editor February 1, 2024

On January 24th 2023, 15 students in Lockport Township High School’s choirs and bands traveled to Peoria, Illinois for the Illinois Music Education Conference (IMEC) which is run by the Illinois Music...

Epsteins Elusive List Released

Epstein’s Elusive List Released

Written by Abigail Carroll, News Editor January 24, 2024

A judge in the Jeffery Epstein court case just published almost 200 legal documents naming over 100 people that have been officially linked to the pedophile. Elusively named “The List,” it has been...

Just Sign on the ‘Dot’ted Line

Just Sign on the ‘Dot’ted Line

Written by Abby Carroll, Features Editor December 20, 2023

Fan favorites for snack bowls countrywide have been closed for good. Dot’s Homestyle Pretzels’ plant in Velva, North Dakota has been shut down two years after the company was bought by Hershey. The...

19-year-old Charged with Attempted Murder in Lockport Stabbing

19-year-old Charged with Attempted Murder in Lockport Stabbing

Written by Chris Ripley, News Editor December 19, 2023

On Sunday, December 10th, a 23-year-old man stumbled into Challenge Fitness in Lockport, crying out for help after being stabbed 18 times. Once police arrived, the victim was conscious, and able to provide...

Deaf Inclusion is Falling on Deaf Ears

Deaf Inclusion is Falling on Deaf Ears

Written by Abigail Carroll, Features Editor November 14, 2023

Look back on all the years you have been through school. It doesn’t matter if you have graduated college, high school, or are still in school. Try to think of a time when you felt that your needs were...

Central Campus Destroyed?

Central Campus Destroyed?

Written by Delaney Coleman, Features Editor November 8, 2023

Alarming but unsurprising, Central Campus has begun to crumble. Thankfully, the ceiling collapsed at night, and no one was in the building. To prevent injuries, Central was evacuated and Freshmen students...

No Child Left Behind?

No Child Left Behind?

Written by Delaney Coleman, Features Editor November 3, 2023

Since 2020, children and teens have been raised to be glued to their devices, which seems to be a root of the problem in our schools. Attention spans are noticeably shorter because of how intensely kids...

Vandalism at LTHS

Vandalism at LTHS

Written by Ava Lamb, News Editor October 30, 2023

It has come to our attention that our East building bathrooms have been absolutely mistreated this school year. There is trash, water, and markings all over the bathroom. Students claim to  want new and...

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