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US News Best High Schools 2019: Lake County Schools Makes List  Libertyville, IL Patch

LAKE COUNTY, IL — Libertyville High School in Libertyville, Illinois is among the best high schools in America, U.S. News & World Report said Tuesday in its ...



Stevenson, District 128 high schools ranked among state's best  Chicago Daily Herald

Lincolnshire's Stevenson High School has been ranked Illinois' top open-enrollment high school in the annual U.S. News and World Report study, school ...



Libertyville High School Receives 2018 National Blue Ribbon Award  Chicago Daily Herald

Libertyville High School was named a recipient of the 2018 U.S. Department of Education National Blue Ribbon of Excellence Award.



Libertyville High School marching band to play 2020 Outback Bowl  Chicago Daily Herald

Libertyville High School's marching band will perform at the 2020 Outback Bowl in Florida.



James Batson: Candidate profile  Chicago Daily Herald

James Batson is a candidate for Libertyville Area High School District 128 school board.



District 128 candidates concerned about enrollment, funding, diversity  Chicago Daily Herald

Growing enrollment and uncertain state funding are among the key issues facing Libertyville-Vernon Hills Area High School District 128, according to the ...



Katherine 'Casey' Rooney: Candidate profile  Chicago Daily Herald

Katherine "Casey" Rooney is a candidate for Libertyville Area High School District 128 school board.



District 128 teachers, board ink new 3-year contract  Chicago Daily Herald

Teachers at Vernon Hills and Libertyville high schools will receive pay raises in each of the next three years as part of a newly approved labor contract.



Eagle Scout project will create outdoor classroom at Libertyville High  Chicago Daily Herald

Eagle Scout candidate and Libertyville High School sophomore Jacob Short is planning to restore a wooded area and create an outdoor classroom on the ...



Boys gymnastics: Libertyville rolls to sectional championship  Chicago Daily Herald

Libertyville rolled to the team championship of its own boys gymnastics sectional meet Wednesday night.



Boys gymnastics: Season-high for Libertyville in win over Glenbard South  Chicago Daily Herald

Libertyville's boys gymnastics team scored a season-high of 160.9 points Wednesday night in a win over Glenbard South.



Batson, Hessel and Rooney re-elected in Libertyville-Vernon Hills 128  Chicago Daily Herald

Incumbents James Batson, Lisa Hessel and Katherine "Casey" Rooney were re-elected to the Libertyville-Vernon Hills Area High School District 128 board.



Libertyville Students Receive National Merit Scholarships  Libertyville, IL Patch

Students Receive National Merit Scholarships - Libertyville, IL - The National Merit Scholarship Foundation announced its first round of winners for the year on ...



Libertyville High School Seniors Maggie Evers and Thomas Pearson Named Good Citizen Award Winners  Chicago Daily Herald

Libertyville High School senior Maggie Evers has been named the 2018-2019 Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Good Citizen Award winner, and ...



Who's running for school board in Libertyville, Mundelein and Vernon Hills? We've got the list.  Chicago Tribune

Several school board races in central Lake County will be heavily contested in the April 2019 consolidated election, according to a review of filings.



Schedule Set For Libertyvilles Memorial Day Parade, Ceremony  Libertyville, IL Patch

Libertyville Preps for Memorial Day Parade - Libertyville, IL - The parade and ceremony will be held on May 27.



Lake County Academic Team honorable mentions, 2018-2019  Chicago Daily Herald

Honorable mentions for the Daily Herald's Lake County Academic Team.



Vernon Hills High School principal to retire in 2025  Chicago Daily Herald

Vernon Hills High School Principal Jon Guillaume has announced plans to retire -- but on Tuesday he insisted he isn't ready to leave yet. Guillaume, 49, of ...



Boys gymnastics: State champ Libertyville gets it done  Chicago Daily Herald

The Libertyville boys gymnastics team knew that the 68th Annual IHSA state meet was going to be a golden opportunity for its first state championship in school ...



FAFSA Deadline Nears: Heres What That Means For Libertyville  Libertyville, IL Patch

FAFSA Deadline: What It Means For Libertyville - Libertyville, IL - The 2019 deadline to complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid is approaching. Here's ...



Baseball: Libertyville's homer barrage does in St. Viator  Chicago Daily Herald

Libertyville downed St. Viator 7-4 Thursday in nonconference baseball action.



Boys gymnastics: Heartbreaking finish to season for Libertyville's Richardson  Chicago Daily Herald

After helping his school win their first boys state gymnastics title in school history and placing second in the state all-around competition, Libertyville senior ...



Baseball: Libertyville's 'new' Klainos finishes off Mundelein  Chicago Daily Herald

Valparaiso-bound Ryan Klainos pitched 6⅔ innings and Libertyville's baseball team beat visiting Mundelein 6-2 in North Suburban Conference action ...



Libertyville High students get ready to perform 'Pippin'  Chicago Daily Herald

Theater students from Highland Middle School and Oak Grove Middle School in Libertyville got a sneak peek Wednesday at their older peers' upcoming ...



Libertyville, Naperville North high schools among suburban Blue Ribbon winners  Chicago Daily Herald

Schools in Naperville, Libertyville, Buffalo Grove and several other suburbs were among 349 announced Monday as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2018 by ...



Libertyville High could turn swimming pool into new athletic space  Chicago Daily Herald

Libertyville High School's indoor swimming pool would be converted into a wrestling room, a dance studio and space for other physical education programs ...



Boys volleyball: Palatine takes 2nd at Libertyville tourney  Chicago Daily Herald

Palatine's boys volleyball team finished second Saturday at the Libertyville tournament.



Softball: Mundelein edges Libertyville  Chicago Daily Herald

Tess McKay was 3-for-3 with a double off the left-field fence, Kellie Shanahan: went 3-for-4 with a double, and Mundelein's softball team beat Libertyville 2-1 in ...



Lake County Academic Team, 2018-2019  Chicago Daily Herald

This year's Daily Herald Lake County Academic Team members represent Grayslake Central, Lakes Community, Warren Township, Vernon Hills, Libertyville, ...



Libertyville High School alums find common ground on Chicago-bound 'Hello, Dolly!' tour  Chicago Daily Herald

Local audiences should be on the lookout for Libertyville natives Ian Liberto and Cassie Austin Taylor when the national touring production of "Hello, Dolly!



Boys lacrosse: Warren hangs on to down Libertyville for sectional crown  Chicago Daily Herald

There's a minute left in the game and Warren boys lacrosse coach Greg Janczak still has a time out in his pocket. Only he chose not to burn it for one reason ...



Barrington takes down Libertyville  Chicago Daily Herald

Barrington defeated Libertyville in a Class 3A dual-team sectional wrestling match Tuesday night.



Softball: Hersey takes out Libertyville for first sectional title  Chicago Daily Herald

Fourth-seeded Hersey earned its first softball sectional title in program history with a 4-2 win over No. 2 Libertyville at the Class 4A Palatine sectional on Friday.



Softball: Libertyville frustrates Warren again  Chicago Daily Herald

Aliya Haddon went 3-for-3, Amanda Page threw a 5-hitter, and Libertyville's softball team beat Warren 4-1 in semifinal action of the Class 4A Palatine sectional ...



Softball: Lynch's RBI lifts Libertyville past Warren  Chicago Daily Herald

Charlotte Lynch drove in the game-winning run, as Libertyville defeated visiting Warren 5-4 in a North Suburban Conference softball showdown Saturday.



Softball: Libertyville wins Glenbrook South regional final  Chicago Daily Herald

Amanda Page earned the complete-game win, and Libertyville's softball team produced just enough offense to edge Glenbrook North 2-1 and avoid being upset ...



Construction of new Libertyville High pool is on time, on budget  Chicago Daily Herald

Six months in, the construction of a new $21.5 million indoor swimming pool at Libertyville High School is progressing on time and on budget.



Softball: Evers goes deep twice as Libertyville routs Mundelein  Chicago Daily Herald

Libertyville defeated Mundelein 15-4 in North Suburban Conference softball action Tuesday.



Libertyville High School boys athletics history: Early years (1917-49)  Chicago Daily Herald

Libertyville High School boys athletics history: Early years (1917-49) features LHS's first star athlete, legendary coaches.



9 Lake County HS Students Win National Merit Scholarships  Grayslake, IL Patch

9 Local Students Win National Merit Scholarships - Grayslake, IL - 3500 National Merit Scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities chosen from ...



Baseball: Libertyville's Lockwood beats New Trier  Chicago Daily Herald

Sophomore right-hander Connor Lockwood pitched a complete-game 5-hitter with 8 strikeouts and just 2 walks, and Libertyville beat visiting New Trier 7-2 in a ...



For District 128 students, school day to start later beginning this fall  Chicago Daily Herald

Students at Libertyville High School and Vernon Hills High will start classes later each day starting this fall, under a tentatively approved pact between District ...



Why Chicago-area high school students are leaving Illinois for college  Chicago Sun-Times

Illinois' high school grads increasingly have gone out-of-state for college in recent years. Students and high school counselors talk about why.



Libertyville High School Announces DAR, SAR Good Citizen Award Recipients  Patch.com

Libertyville, IL - Jenna El Ghatit and Christopher Haidvogel were awarded for their demonstration of dependability, *service*, leadership and patriotism.



Libertyville High School Ranked Among the Top 20 Best High Schools in State  Patch.com

Libertyville, IL - U.S. News and World Report released its annual best high schools list Monday.



Baseball: Got to hand it to Mundelein's Hanscom  Chicago Daily Herald

Jonathan Hanscom pitched a 5-hit shutout with 12 strikeouts and no walks, and Mundelein's baseball team beat Libertyville 3-0 in the Class 4A Stevenson ...



District 128 Picks New School Board Member  Libertyville, IL Patch

D128 Picks New School Board Member - Libertyville, IL - The school board voted to pick Casey Rooney as its newest school board member during a special ...



5 Illinois STEM Schools Best In Nation: U.S. News  Libertyville, IL Patch

Illinois' Best STEM Schools - Libertyville, IL - U.S. News ranked the best schools for science, technology, engineering and math in the country. Here's how Illinois ...



Girls soccer: Long scores twice as Lake Zurich edges Libertyville  Chicago Daily Herald

Morgan Long scored twice, and Lake Zurich scored three times in the second half to edge host Libertyville 3-2 in North Suburban Conference girls soccer action ...



Images: Libertyville High School graduation  Chicago Daily Herald

Libertyville High School held its graduation ceremony on Thursday, May 24 at the Sears Centre in Hoffman Estates.



Libertyville plans Memorial Day tribute to man who led monument effort  Chicago Daily Herald

Memorial Day in Libertyville this year will include a special tribute to Jim Robbins, one of the driving forces behind the contruction of the Veterans Memorial ...



Softball: Haddon hits 'slam' as Libertyville wins  Chicago Daily Herald

Aliya Haddon hit a grand slam, doubled and drove in 5 runs, and Libertyville beat visiting Grant 14-1 in nonconference softball action Saturday.



Unofficial results for Lake County school board races Apr 2, 2019 11:26 PM  Chicago Daily Herald

X- denotes vote leaders as of press time. #- denotes too close to call. All results are unofficial. Write-in votes were not counted on Election Night. Millburn District ...



Girls soccer: Warren stuns Libertyville for regional title  Chicago Daily Herald

Warren's girls soccer team upset Libertyville 1-0 Friday in the championship game of the Class 3A Libertyville regional.



Suburban high schools score musical theater award nominations  Chicago Daily Herald

A number of suburban students and theater productions have been nominated for the eighth annual Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards.



Baseball: Yakimisky, Mundelein tame Libertyville  Chicago Daily Herald

Mundelein defeated Libertyville 7-4 Saturday in North Suburban Conference baseball action.



Boys volleyball: Grayslake Central nets first postseason win  Chicago Daily Herald

Isaac Dahlstrom had 6 kills, and Grayslake Central's boys volleyball team earned the program's first state tournament win by capturing a 25-15, 25-20 decision ...



Cary-Grove High School's 'All Shook Up' receives top musical honors  Chicago Daily Herald

Cary-Grove High School's production of "All Shook Up," an Elvis Presley jukebox tuner about the romantic entanglements among the residents of a small town, ...



D128 Foundation Hosts Lace Up 4 Learning 2019 Virtual Race  Chicago Daily Herald

Registration is open for the D128 Foundation for Learning Lace Up 4 Learning 2019 Virtual Walk/Run/Bike/Swim. The virtual race is a fundraiser supporting ...



Girls gymnastics: Stevenson nips Mundelein, Libertyville  Chicago Daily Herald

Stevenson's girls gymnastics team won a triangular meet against Mundelein and Libertyville Wednesday night.



Randy Kuceyeski led LHS football to state title  Chicago Daily Herald

Randy Kuceyeski was a 34-year Libertyville High School physical welfare teacher and 18-year head football coach.



Girls track and field: Lake Zurich secures another NSC crown  Chicago Daily Herald

It was fitting that Libertyville junior Skyler Daniels won the discus at the North Suburban Conference girls track and field meet in dank Lake Zurich Thursday.



Girls soccer: VanZanten scores 4 goals for Stevenson  Chicago Daily Herald

Kalyssa VanZanten scored 4 goals, Gracie Wingfield added 3 goals and an assist, and Stevenson's girls soccer team defeated Zion-Benton 12-0 in North ...



LHS soccer coach Andy Bitta had impressive record  Chicago Daily Herald

Andy Bitta began Libertyville High School soccer programs for the boys in 1978 and the girls in 1982.



Title IX had huge impact at Libertyville High School  Chicago Daily Herald

Girls Interscholastic athletes didn't come quickly at Libertyville High School. But one thing for sure, there was plenty of interest among girls for athletics.



District 128 Is 2nd Best School District in State: Niche  Patch.com

District 128 Is 2nd Best School District in State - Libertyville, IL - In addition, Niche ranked Libertyville High School as the 11th best high school in Illinois in its ...



Tax Watchdog: One-third of suburban educators paid more than $90,000  Chicago Daily Herald

More than 35 percent of educators in 95 suburban school districts were paid more than $90000 last year. But there were wide disparities, from 86 percent of ...



Boys volleyball: Lake Zurich comes back to down Libertyville  Chicago Daily Herald

Lake Zurich defeated Libertyville in boys volleyball action Wednesday night.



Libertyville High School Boys Athletics History: 1975-1989  Chicago Daily Herald

Brett Butler, a 1975 graduate, was a successful three-sport athlete, capturing three wrestling All-Conference honors, starting at centerfield his senior year in ...



LHS cafeteria worker once played professional soccer  Chicago Daily Herald

Libertyville High School students know Manny Rojas as the friendly cafeteria worker. What they may not know is that Manny had a long career as a professional ...



Former Libertyville High Classmates Raise Funds for Homeless Mans Funeral  Patch.com

Funds Raised for Homeless Man's Funeral - Libertyville, IL - Jack Edward Thomas, a homeless man who was known for his smile and seen for years by ...



Longtime Libertyville High Soccer Coach Steps Down  Patch.com

Longtime Libertyville High Soccer Coach Steps Down - Libertyville, IL - Andy Bitta has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease and is stepping down to focus ...



Libertyville shares the property tax wealth from special district  Chicago Daily Herald

As it has the past several years, Libertyville is sharing the wealth of its successful downtown with several other government agencies.



Images: Push through our best high school sports photos of the week  Chicago Daily Herald

See some of the best high school sports images from this past week. Daily Herald photographers covered baseball, water polo, soccer and lacrosse.



Softball: Swiatkowski slugs another homer as Carmel cruises  Chicago Daily Herald

Jordan Swiatkowski hit a solo home run, her eighth of the season, and Carmel Catholic's softball team defeated Wauconda 10-1 in a nonconference game ...



Trick-or-treater injured by hit-and-run driver in Libertyville  WGN TV Chicago

LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. — A 10-year-old boy is recovering after being hit by a car while trick-or-treating in Libertyville. The driver then took off. It happened just after ...



How on-campus retail jobs help students with disabilities  Chicago Daily Herald

At Wright Junior High School in Lincolnshire and other schools across the suburbs, students with disabilities are getting real-world retail experience without ...



District 128 appoints two new administrators to key roles  Chicago Tribune

Elected officials on the Community High School District 128 board appointed two new administrators to fill key roles within the district at a meeting held April 24.



Girls soccer: Lake County All-Area Team  Chicago Daily Herald

Zenaya Barnes CarmelThe senior forward was a game-changer, scoring 14 goals and adding 5 assists. The Grambling State-bound Barnes, who was named ...



Safer, but still scared: How suburban students feel one year after Parkland shooting  Chicago Daily Herald

The year after the Parkland school shooting killed 17 people has brought walkouts, debates and new laws. Here's how suburban student-activists reflect.



Libertyville High mourns two students, recent grad, retired staff member  Chicago Daily Herald

Students and stafffers at Libertyville High School are mourning the deaths of two students, a recent graduate and a retired staff member after Thanksgiving.



Rockers Morello, Reilly recall days at Libertyville High  Chicago Daily Herald

"Imagine the world you really want and fight for it, whatever you do." That was the message Tom Morello, best known as guitarist of the band Rage Against the ...



Timothy Towne: Candidate profile  Chicago Daily Herald

Timothy Towne is a candidate for Mettawa village board.



Girls soccer: Vages scores twice as Lake Zurich advances  Chicago Daily Herald

At Palatine, Tess Vages scored twice for fourth-seeded Lake Zurich, as the Bears beat No. 13 Palatine 4-2 in a Class 3A girls soccer regional final Tuesday ...



Leon family has long, successful basketball history at LHS  Chicago Daily Herald

As part of a series celebrating of Libertyville High School's 100th anniversary, we check in with the Leon family and its rich history of basketball at LHS.



Contested races for 21 Lake County school boards  Chicago Daily Herald

Every Lake County school board will have at least three seats up for election in April 2019 -- but fewer than half drew enough candidates to create contested ...



10 Libertyville High Students Named National Merit Semifinalists  Patch.com

Local Students Named National Merit Semifinalists - Libertyville, IL - The semifinalists were named Wednesday. In total, there are 16000 semifinalists nationwide ...



Girls soccer: Hanson's late goal lifts Grayslake North  Chicago Daily Herald

Lauren Hansen scored off a pass from Emma Hochstein with less than two minutes left, and Grayslake North edged Grayslake Central 1-0 in Northern Lake ...



Baseball: Scouting Lake County  Chicago Daily Herald

Here's a look at baseball Lake County for 2019.



Libertyville High School early principal makes impact  Chicago Daily Herald

With a 32-year career as principal in the early years at Libertyville Township High School, no one person has had the impact on our school as Henry Underbrink.



Lake Forest, Lake Bluff Students Win National Merit Scholarships  Lake Forest, IL Patch

LF-LB Students Awarded National Merit Scholarships - Lake Forest-Lake Bluff, IL - Local students from Lake Forest and Libertyville high schools were awarded ...



Chicagoland high school takes top spot in national high school ranking  Chicago Agent magazine

Aurora's Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy (IMSA) topped Niche's 2019 list of Best Public High Schools in America, beating out Walter Payton College ...



Softball: Chialdikas' 4 homers, 11 RBI lead Lake Zurich in sweep  Chicago Daily Herald

Elizabeth Chialdikas had 4 home runs and 11 RBI, leading Lake Zurich to a sweep of visiting Vernon Hills in a nonconference softball doubleheader Saturday.



Retiring Oak Grove teacher made every student feel special  Chicago Daily Herald

For nearly three decades, Oak Grove School social studies teacher Kathy Mahoney has made every student feel like her favorite. "She truly is a legend here," ...



Boys volleyball: Lake County All-Area Team  Chicago Daily Herald

Sammy Adkisson Vernon HillsYou think Cougars coach Chris Curry is a fan of this libero? "He is simply one of the best players in the state," Curry said of his ...



Softball: Scouting Lake County  Chicago Daily Herald

Here's a look at softball in Lake County for the 2019 season.



Libertyville High Schools 1st Semester Honor Roll Released  Patch.com

Libertyville, IL - Congrats to all the students on the list.



Baseball: Davis pitches Antioch past Lakes  Chicago Daily Herald

Caden Davis turned in a quality start, Logan Delgado homered and Antioch defeated visiting Lakes 10-4 in Northern Lake County Conference baseball action ...



Lake County All-Area Boys Basketball Team  Chicago Daily Herald

Matthew Ambrose Stevenson. Matthew Ambrose. The heart-and-soul player and coach's kid opened the season by scoring 22 points, then suffered a broken ...



Boys track and field: Barrington takes the crown at Buffalo Grove  Chicago Daily Herald

After losing the sectional crown to Fremd by 2 points on the final event of the meet last year, the Barrington boys track team had some unfinished business to ...



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