Class of 2022 learns about extracurricular activities at annual “Step Up Night”

Written by Emily London, Features Editor

December 3, 2017


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Lockport Township High School hosted its annual Step Up Night on November 16th at Central Campus. Step Up Night is an opportunity for incoming eighth graders to explore the opportunities lined up for them at LTHS. Incoming freshmen can get a glimpse of what clubs and sports are available to them. The even...

LTHS warmly welcomes international Japanese student

LTHS warmly welcomes international Japanese student

Written by Stephanie Wilk, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


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While lockers are an everyday component of high school life for students, they are a source of excitement for a new face in Lockport. Ichika Okashiwa, an LTHS foreign exchange student, discloses that her friends in Japan are “jealous” of her; lockers are not commonplace back in Japan. Ichika j...

The delightful melodies of LTHS choirs

Written by Deviyon Fitts, Student Writer

November 15, 2017


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Everyone sings. Whether it’s alone in the shower, with friends, while in the car, or lightly to themselves using headphones. Everyone sings. However, some people take singing to the next level. Choir is an organized group of singers that sing together. There are multiple choir groups at Lockport Townsh...

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...

Increased representatives and attendance at College and Career Fair this year

Written by Sarah Albertino, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017


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On Tuesday November 7th, Lockport Township High School hosted its second College and Career Fair at the East Campus gym and cafeteria from 6:00 to 8:30pm. The amount of representatives increased this year compared to last year's fair. There were 80 colleges, 50 career fields, military, and union re...

Hitting the slopes with the Ski and Snowboard Club this winter

Hitting the slopes with the Ski and Snowboard Club this winter

Written by Erika Klejka, Student Writer

November 6, 2017


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Many students do not know about the thrilling Ski and Snowboard Club and how much it has to offer. The club, established in the 1970's, is sponsored by Ms. Cheryl Sorensen, a World Languages teacher at East Campus. She exclaims, “The club has been popular ever since inception. Students enjoy it bec...

GSA’s meetings as a no-judgment zone that creates bonds among students

Written by Abigail Ignasiak, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


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GSA (Gay Straight Alliance) is a student organization that meets in East campus’ maroon room after school every Thursday. With open minds and open hearts, current members of the club welcome newcomers to attend their meetings. To many people in the club, GSA is a safe place where they can speak thei...

Wilco program’s diverse opportunities and experiences

Wilco program’s diverse opportunities and experiences

Written by Ryan Meyer, Copy Editor

October 31, 2017


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Wilco is a diverse program offered by a collection of high schools, such as Lockport and Bolingbrook, that has the objective of preparing senior students for their future careers through a mix of hands-on, vocational training, and in-class learning with a teacher. Students in the Wilco program at LTHS are tr...

The wonders of the Visions literary magazine club

The wonders of the Visions literary magazine club

Written by Ryan Meyer, Copy Editor

October 31, 2017


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Visions is a club at LTHS with the goal of publishing a professional literary magazine by the end of the school year. Students can be seen working on the magazine in room 229 at East campus every Tuesday from 3 - 4 PM in Mr. Matthew Bedore’s classroom. The magazines are professionally published once a y...

LTHS choir begins the year in harmony

LTHS choir begins the year in harmony

Written by Sydney Bush, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017


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The first concert of the year  for LTHS' choir students evokes many different emotions. The students have about two months to memorize their parts in multiple songs. With meticulous practice everyday inside their choir classes, the results were apparent at the Fall Choir Concert. At the choir concer...

The never wavering car enthusiasm of LTHS’ Auto Club

Written by Deviyon Fitts, Student Writer

October 20, 2017


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In Auto Club, the one club that allows students to explore their inner love for cars, students can work in their favorite environment of gas and engines in the auto shop. Any student that likes to work with cars will really appreciate this club. Auto Club is available to any student who takes the following el...

P.E. classes take on new grading system

P.E. classes take on new grading system

Written by Imani Tapley, Student Writer

October 18, 2017


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This school year, Physical Education got a little bit more serious. Mr. Todd Elkei, Department Chair of Health, Physical Education and Drivers Education, answers the questions that the students have been waiting for: Will students' P.E. classes affect their GPA? Mr. Elkei spoke on the main goal of chan...

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