Choosing College Roommates

Written by Ellie Savant, Editor-in-Chief

February 11, 2015


Filed under Student Life

We’ve all heard the horror stories: roommates who eat in your bed, who smoke in the room, who refuse to wear pajamas when they sleep. These monsters can be either random additions to your life or a friend you chose to live with.  Although academics are the most important focus of college life, social...

Be Safe This Fall

Written by Sydney Guttierez, Editor-in-Chief

February 11, 2015


Filed under Student Life

College isn’t all rainbows and sunshine, you need to be careful. Here are some tips to remember on your way to college life. Walk in a group at night. It doesn’t matter if you’re walking to your dorm alone or walking to your car, stay alert! Keep a charged cellphone. You can n...

Tips for College Spending

Written by Ethan Phillips, Staff Writer

February 11, 2015


Filed under Student Life

College is not only a transition into adulthood, but a transition into becoming a responsible adult. As an adult, budgeting is a top priority. In the event you find budgeting to be difficult here are a few easy tips to keep you out of debt and in the black.   Buy what you can afford. In this case, kee...

Parking paving the way for education

Written by Zach Burke, Staff Writer

October 22, 2014


Filed under Student Life

Hallways have not been the only crowded place at Lockport Township High School (LTHS).  With parking passes going on sale, the deans office has been swarmed by students anxious to receive one.  The $100 price has not appeared to have turned away many students. LTHS offers parking passes to seniors...

LTHS aims for largest college fair ever

Written by Sydney Gutierrez, Co Editor-in-Chief

October 22, 2014


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The Lockport College Fair will be hosted in East campus’ auditorium on Oct. 30.  It is sure to be the largest yet according to Deborah Turrisi. College Career Center counselor Turrisi is working one-on-one with students and parents, putting emphasis on the fair. She is reminding students to apply...

Fighting Illini fight for financial aid

Written by Hannah Webster, Staff Writer

October 22, 2014


Filed under Student Life

On September 11, the University of Illinois Board of Trustees approved a policy for the school to increase its financial aid of $78.6 million to $84 million for enrolled students. The financial aid issue will spark the interests of local students because U. of I. is a popular college for Lockport...

Anti-bullying law takes effect

Written by Victoria Narvaez, Staff writer

October 22, 2014


Filed under Student Life

On June 26, Gov. Pat Quinn signed a new Anti-Bullying legislation. This new legislation has been implemented at LTHS, and has arisen many questions among the community as to what the legislation is going to do to improve the policies already in set in place by LTHS. This new policy requires parental...

Seniors are Silenced

Written by Kelsey Bekermeier, Staff Writer

October 22, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Student Life, Uncategorized

I’ve been waiting for this year of my life for as long as I can remember. Senior year is the year that every high schooler waits for and dreams about and it definitely lives up to the hype. To me, being a senior brings a feeling of importance and leadership and I believe we should be treated that way....

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