Boys swim and dive team starts their season with big goals

Boys swim and dive team starts their season with big goals

Written by Erika Klejka, Staff Writer

December 22, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

‘Tis the season for the upcoming holidays! The start of LTHS’ Swim and Drive team is in session as the athletes gear up to beat past records set previously. Will they achieve their goals this season? Head coach, Mr. Jason Ozbolt, announces that last year the boys had a lot of good records set in...

Holiday lights of Lockport

Holiday lights of Lockport

Written by Lauren Jankowski, Staff Writer and Student Journalist

December 20, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The holidays bring on many traditions for all friends and families. Some people go Christmas carolling, some make gingerbread houses, and some go light hunting. Light hunting, when one drives around scoping out the houses with the best decorations, is a tough tradition if you don’t know where the b...

Spare some time for LTHS bowling team

Spare some time for LTHS bowling team

Written by Ben Bauer, Sports Editor and Student Journalist

December 20, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Winter sports at Lockport Township High School provide students with opportunities to beat cabin fever and to forget the shortcomings of the fall. Students at LTHS can watch the bowling teams compete at Strike and Spare II in Lockport. With successful seasons behind them, it is exciting to see what the ...

Epilepsy: What it means to be 1 in 26

Epilepsy: What it means to be 1 in 26

Written by Madeline Hedrich, Photographer

November 26, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

You’re walking with your friend, until suddenly, they collapse onto the ground, unconscious, and immediately their body starts to flail and contract. They throw up, lose their bladder, and shake violently; they completely lose control over everything in their body. In this scenario, it’s not what’s hap...

Christmas Crossroads craft fair photo slide show

Christmas Crossroads craft fair photo slide show

Written by Angelina Borne, Photographer

November 26, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

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What I learned from rejection

Written by Adriana Watson, Staff Writer

November 22, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

I recently volunteered at Christmas Crossroads, a craft show hosted by the Lockport Women’s Club, collecting donations for United Service Organizations and Tender Loving Care, an animal shelter in Homer Glen. Although I didn’t expect to gain a life lesson from standing behind a booth and asking peop...

Cross country girls make it to state

Cross country girls make it to state

Written by Kirsten Adamski, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

From the start of the season all the way to the end, the girls cross country team has brought pride to Lockport. This season they placed 3rd in regionals, 4th in sectionals, and 23rd in state. Coach Erin Truesdale says the key to being a successful runner is to go to “summer training to get in shape ...

Boys’ cross country season ends with qualifying for state

Boys’ cross country season ends with qualifying for state

Written by Kirsten Adamski, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The LTHS boys’ cross country team’s season has been, as Coach Thomas Razo says, “exciting and fun.” Never has this been more true, as they qualified for state this year, which means this is the first state final team qualification for the boys in 8 years. Coach Razo says the key to being a ...

Man in search for his lost dog

Man in search for his lost dog

Written by Jennie Alexandros, News Editor

November 20, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

On November 16, at around 1:30 pm, John’s beloved dog, Butkus, went missing by his house in Tinley Park. As an act of kindness, he asks to keep an eye out for his dog and to “please bring him back home to me.” The dog is tan, ten years old, and is around 2 ½ feet long and approximately 60 ...

Girls’ varsity swim team: breaking records and winning sectionals

Girls’ varsity swim team: breaking records and winning sectionals

Written by Jessica Chavez, Editorial Editor

November 14, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Kayley Uy, Oliwia Wolek, Emily Johnson, and Lindsey Merk start sectionals strong winning the first 200 yard medley relay and breaking the pool record at 1:49.16 this past Saturday. Moving on to the 200 yard freestyle, Emily Johnson takes first at 1:53.89, qualifying her for state. In the 200 yar...

College Editorial: Becoming a Loyola Rambler

College Editorial: Becoming a Loyola Rambler

Written by Lauren Jankowski, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

To some students, senior year in high school is all about football games, prom, and senioritis, but there is one elephant in the room that most of these students seem to try and ignore: college. The process of choosing colleges and applying is stressful to say the least. What if it’s too far? What if i...

Scream Helplessly at the Sky Day

Scream Helplessly at the Sky Day

Written by Adriana Watson, Editorial Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under Showcase

If you’re one of those people that has managed to remain blissfully unaware of the current social justice warrior happenings, you may have been equally unaware of the newest shenanigan: Scream Helplessly at the Sky Day. Before you make assumptions, I did not make that title up. Yes, this is a legitimate...

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