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 freshman spreads Christmas cheer

Written by Kathryn AddanteSeitz and Anna Weidemann

December 8, 2016


Filed under Student Life

Christmas is the annual Christian festival celebrating Christ's birth, held on the 25th of December. Each year many companies advertise their Christmas cheer and, of course, their products nationwide on television, radio, newspapers, magazines, and billboards. Remarkably, this worldwide holiday has turned...

LTHS hosts Step Up Night

LTHS hosts Step Up Night

Written by Jennie Alexandros and Haley Wyatt

December 6, 2016


Filed under Student Life

Step Up Night for Lockport Township High School (LTHS) took place this year on Thursday, November 17th. Step Up Night is the time when all incoming students are invited to see Central Campus and explore the various opportunities that are available to them. The staff and other students try their best...

Diving into another swim season

Written by Jennie Alexandros, Staff Writer

November 16, 2016


Filed under Sports, Student Life

Pretty soon, East Campus’s swimming pool will be filled with the members of the Lockport Township High School boys swim team. Members new and old will hop in on Monday, November 21. As said on the swim team page on the Lockport website, the team will depend on teamwork, dedication, and hard practices....

Great season for LTHS marching band

Written by Haley Wyatt, Staff Writer

November 16, 2016


Filed under Student Life

Last weekend marked the end of a great year for Lockport’s Marching Porters. The Lockport Township High School marching band participated in the Bands of America Grand National Championships at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana. This competition took place over a span of three days, with the...

Giving students a better tomorrow

Written by Adriana Watson, Editorial Editor

November 8, 2016


Filed under Student Life

It started out slow. A few people strolling here and there, a few tables decorated with flyers and banners. Then, in what seemed to be just a few minutes, it turned into Times Square on a Friday night. Every table was adorned with school mascots, tempting pens, and cheery representatives. In a word,...

EXTRA! EXTRA! The LTHS school play is here!

Written by Brandon Wenzel, Sports Editor

November 2, 2016


Filed under Student Life

          The Lockport Porter Players will be performing their annual fall play starting this Thursday in the auditorium.  This year’s play, The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940, will have four performances and has a double cast.  The two cast will split dates with one cast performing Thursday ...

College Corner: St. Francis

Written by Kyle Steinhoff, Staff Writer

October 11, 2016


Filed under Student Life

St. Francis University is a Roman Catholic university that was established in 1920. The school is a nonprofit-private university snuggled near the downtown area of historic Joliet. St. Francis believes that as a Catholic University rooted in liberal arts, they are engaged in a continuous pursuit of know...

College Corner: Valparaiso University

Written by Kyle Steinhoff, Staff Writter

March 1, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life

Valparaiso University is an independent, private Lutheran university. It was established in 1858 and is located in Valparaiso, Indiana. There is currently 3,183 undergraduate students and 916 graduate students coming from almost all 50 states, and over 40 different countries. Classes are relatively smal...

College Corner: Lewis University

College Corner: Lewis University

Written by Kyle Steinhoff, Staff Writer

November 16, 2015


Filed under Student Life

Lewis University is a medium sized college located in nearby  Romeoville, Illinois. This Catholic university currently has around 6,800 students ranging from local commuters to students from other countries. Lewis is the seventh largest private university in Illinois. 32% are minority, showing the e...

College Corner: Central Michigan University

Written by Kyle Steinhoff, Staff Writer

October 19, 2015


Filed under Student Life

  My most recent college visit was a lengthy four hour drive to Mt. Pleasant, located in the heart of Michigan. Past the corn fields of Illinois, farther north than Indiana, and past the 188,000 strong of Grand Rapids is a beautiful campus stuck in the middle of nowhere. An hour off the expressway, Central Michi...

Summer Festivities

Written by Hannah Webster, Staff Writer

May 13, 2015


Filed under Student Life

  June is soon approaching and that means that school will be out and summer will be in full force. Cue the summer festivals! The summer is packed with festivals all around the Chicagoland area. Whether you live in Lockport, Homer Glen, or you will be spending time in Chicago, you will find some f...

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