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Libertyville High Selected As Blue Ribbon School  Libertyville, IL Patch

7 Lake Co. Schools Selected As Blue Ribbon Schools - Libertyville, IL - The U.S. Department of Education announced its selections for the coveted award this ...

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.

Boys soccer: Despite loss, Libertyville enjoys season to remember  Chicago Daily Herald

Libertyville's boys soccer team lost to Naperville North 1-0 in the Class 3A state championship game for the second year in a row Saturday night. The loss was ...

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 ...

District 128 students begin year with later bell schedule  Chicago Daily Herald

Classes began Monday at Libertyville High School and Vernon Hills High School.

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 ...

Why some Libertyville High seniors are decorating their parking spots  Chicago Daily Herald

Libertyville High School's student parking section is unusually colorful this year, thanks to an artistic effort tied to a new carpool program. Seniors who ...

With New Pool Coming, Libertyville High Looks At Use For Old Pool  Libertyville, IL Patch

Libertyville High Looks At Use For Pool - Libertyville, IL - District 128 is considering turning its current indoor pool into a new athletic space once its new $21.5 ...

Pioneering Libertyville restaurant closing, but space won't be empty long  Chicago Daily Herald

545 North Bar & Grill, which set the stage for the vibrant restaurant scene downtown Libertyville enjoys today, is closing after 12 years. Its space won't be empty ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Highland Park outlasts Libertyville  Chicago Daily Herald

A couple of 5-5 prep football teams in 2017 clashed for a 2018 opener Friday night. Highland Park visited Libertyville, and the score after four quarters?

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.

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.

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!

Girls volleyball: Stevenson rallies to down Libertyville  Chicago Daily Herald

Stevenson rallied to defeat Libertyville in 3 sets in girls volleyball action Wednesday.

District 128 officials looking to increase spending in 2019 fiscal year  Chicago Daily Herald

As they finalize a new budget, Libertyville-Vernon Hills Area High School District 128 officials are predicting a significant spending increase for the 2019 fiscal ...

Ross Shellenberger, as student and teacher left his mark  Chicago Daily Herald

The following is part of an ongoing series of articles in celebration of Libertyville High School's 100th anniversary.

Waubonsie Valley does the job against Libertyville  Chicago Daily Herald

Waubonsie Valley defeated Libertyville in a nonconference football game.

Star-studded run of Bill Dortch as LHS Boys Cross Country/Track Coach  Chicago Daily Herald

Bill Dortch is a 1963 Mundelein High School graduate and a long time Libertyville High School cross-country and track coach.

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 ...

Popular bagel shop in Libertyville closing  Chicago Daily Herald

Bagels by the Book a go to place for high school students and neighborhood folks in Libertyville is closing this month.

Boys soccer: Scouting Libertyville vs. Collinsville  Chicago Daily Herald

Here's a look at the Class 3A boys soccer state semifinal between Libertyville and Collinsville.

Scouting Libertyville: High expectations, low-key approach for Wildcats  Chicago Daily Herald

Libertyville coach Mike Jones is playing it close to the vest, promising scheme changes but so far few details as his Wildcats take aim at a better finish to this ...

Boys soccer: And it's on to state for Libertyville  Chicago Daily Herald

Libertyville advanced to the Class 3A state boys soccer tournament this weekend with a 2-1 win over St. Patrick Tuesday night at the Class 3A Barrington ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

Libertyville High School pool construction to start in October  Chicago Tribune

Construction of a new pool at Libertyville High School is expected to begin in early October after village officials approved permits for the project Aug. 8.

Vernon Hills High School principal gets contract extension, raise  Chicago Daily Herald

Vernon Hills High School Principal Jon Guillaume received a three-year contract extension this week.

Dale Yingst, Libertyville teacher, coach and tennis pioneer  Chicago Daily Herald

Dale Yingst was a long time Libertyville High School math teacher and boys head tennis coach throughout his LHS teaching career, taking the tennis program to ...

Stevenson blanks Libertyville  Chicago Daily Herald

Some big plays on special teams, offense, and defense paved the way to victory for Stevenson on Friday night as the Patriots visited Libertyville on senior night.

Teri Rodgers, LHS basketball star becomes star coach  Chicago Daily Herald

Teri Rodgers was a 1987 Libertyville High School grad and outstanding athlete. She is currently the very successful 20-year head girls basketball coach at New ...

Warren notches convincing win over Libertyville  Chicago Daily Herald

Warren moved to 3-1 on the season Friday night with a 35-0 win over Libertyville.

Lake County HOF announces its Class of 2018  Chicago Daily Herald

The Lake County High School Sports Hall of Fame has announced its Class of 2018.

Lake County female high school athlete of the year: Libertyville's Melissa Manetsch  Chicago Daily Herald

Libertyville's Melissa Manetsch overcame a health challenge to become a dominant high school distance runner. Her next phase of life will be at Illinois ...

Bryan Wilcox went from LHS football star to UCLA  Chicago Daily Herald

Bryan Wilcox is a 1986 Libertyville High School grad, a three-sport athlete, and, in his 17th year as an LHS teacher and coach.

Images: Libertyville vs. Stevenson, Week 3 football  Chicago Daily Herald

The Libertyville Wildcats hosted the Stevenson Patriots for football action on Friday, Sept. 7, in Libertyville.

Libertyville-Mundelein suspended in second quarter  Chicago Daily Herald

Homecoming was to have a special fireworks show and other events at halftime but Mother Nature stepped in before halftime and created her own show ...

Boys soccer: Libertyville keeps rolling with shutout of Stevenson  Chicago Daily Herald

Libertyville rolled to a 7-0 win over Stevenson Saturday in the championship game of the Class 3A Libertyville boys soccer regional.

District 128 board ready to adopt a $105.8 million budget  Chicago Daily Herald

Libertyville-Vernon Hills Area High School District officials are ready to adopt a roughly $105.8 million budget for the 2019 fiscal year.

Greg Herman is longtime swim, diving coach at LHS  Chicago Daily Herald

Greg Herman is a longtime Libertyville High School boys and girls swimming and diving head coach. He was also a 1975 LHS graduate and a top swimmer for ...

Marshall Hollingsworth a LHS soccer player who played pro  Chicago Daily Herald

Marshall Hollingsworth is a 2012 LHS grad who played professional soccer. While at LHS, Hollingsworth was a three year starting varsity midfielder.

Boys soccer: Rasmussen kept Libertyville on top  Chicago Daily Herald

Libertyville's Evan Rasmussen is the captain of the 2018 Lake County All-Area boys soccer team.

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 ...

Libertyville Student Picked For National Merit Scholarship  Libertyville, IL Patch

LIBERTYVILLE, IL – A Libertyville high school student has been selected for a National Merit Scholarship, which will be financed by the university she plans to ...

Decision still pending on District 128 start times  Chicago Daily Herald

Libertyville-Vernon Hills Area High School District 128 officials still haven't decided if the school day should start a little later beginning next year.

Later starts recommended for Libertyville, Vernon Hills high schools  Chicago Daily Herald

A task force recommendeds pushing back daily start times at Libertyville High School and Vernon Hills High beginning next fall.

Libertyville student's award-winning essay about American sacrifice  Chicago Daily Herald

Libertyville High School junior Thomas E. Pearson's essay about sacrifice is this year's winner of the state VFW's Voice of Democracy Scholarship program.

Girls volleyball: Libertyville handles Lake Forest  Chicago Daily Herald

Libertyville and Lake Zurich were winners in girls volleyball action Wednesday night.

LHS football was Barrington's nightmare, Part 1  Chicago Daily Herald

Throughout the 1960s, the North Suburban Conference was an eight-team league featuring North Chicago, Zion-Benton, Barrington, Crystal Lake, McHenry, ...

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 ...

Boys cross country: Libertyville runs to title at own regional  Chicago Daily Herald

With temperatures right at 50 degrees at race time, host Libertyville was ready to tackle the hilly, 3-mile Adler Park course Saturday morning as boys cross ...

Lukas McKnight, All-State catcher, Chicago Cubs front office staffer  Chicago Daily Herald

The following is part of an ongoing series of articles in celebration of Libertyville High School's 100th anniversary.

Suburban thespians recognized at musical theater awards  Chicago Daily Herald

Jake Mickel of Elgin was one of 24 actors nominated for best actor and best actress as part of Broadway in Chicago's Illinois High School Musical Theatre ...

Tough finale for Libertyville  Chicago Daily Herald

Let's talk numbers because this is big. Many of us don't remember where we were 27 years ago. Rest assured, everyone involved from both Libertyville and host ...

Lake Zurich survives scare from Libertyville  Chicago Daily Herald

Lake Zurich defeated Libertyville 14-7 in Friday night football aciton.

Boys soccer: Libertyville will play for the crown  Chicago Daily Herald

Evan Rasmussen's gaol in the 43rd minute lifted Libertyville to a 1-0 win over Collinsville Friday night in the semifinals of the Class 3A state boys soccer ...

Later start drawing positive reviews at Libertyville, Vernon Hills  Chicago Daily Herald

Libertyville and Vernon Hills high schools have gone to a later start to the day this school year, and the change is meeting with positive reviews from athletes and ...

Libertyville High School Hires New Principal

Libertyville High School Hires New Principal - Libertyville, IL - Thomas Koulentes has been selected as the next principal at Libertyville High.

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.

Construction begins on new Libertyville High pool  Chicago Daily Herald

After more than a year of planning, construction vehicles are chugging their way around the site of what eventually will be a new indoor swimming pool at ...

LHS gymnastics program started off in great hands  Chicago Daily Herald

The Libertyville High School gymnastics program began in the 1978-79 school year under the direction of head coach Paul Blasko.

Boys soccer: Libertyville survives Fremd in PKs  Chicago Daily Herald

Libertyville defeated Fremd 2-1 in penalty kicks Wednesday night in sectional boys soccer action.

Baseball: Gowens' immediate future calls for rest  Chicago Daily Herald

Riley Gowens' high school baseball season appears to be over prematurely. He's confident his baseball career is far from over, however.

District 128 board member facing perjury charges resigns  Chicago Daily Herald

A Libertyville-Vernon Hills Area High School District 128 trustee facing election-related perjury charges has stepped down from the school board.

Boys soccer: Libertyville blanks Lake Zurich for sectional title  Chicago Daily Herald

The top-seeded Libertyville boys soccer team kept its perfect season intact by shutting out Lake Zurich 2-0 in the Class 3A Barrington sectional final.

Boys soccer: Libertyville blanks Warren  Chicago Daily Herald

Libertyville's boys soccer team has found many ways to produce positive results in the early season. Eric Rasmussen led the way with a hat trick in the first half, ...

Students across suburbs to protest gun violence; schools' responses vary  Chicago Daily Herald

High school students across the suburbs will join a national walkout March 14 protesting what they call Congress' inaction on gun violence, prompting school ...

Boys soccer: Historic night for Libertyville  Chicago Daily Herald

This has been a storied boys soccer season for Libertyville. The Wildcats completed something they've never done before on Tuesday night -- an undefeated ...

Boys soccer: Libertyville squeaks past Waukegan  Chicago Daily Herald

The second boys soccer meeting this season between Libertyville and Waukegan was a completely different matchup than the first one in the Northside College ...

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.

Boys soccer: Libertyville completes perfect run in NSC  Chicago Daily Herald

Libertyville 4, Zion-Benton 1: The visiting Wildcats completed a perfect run in the North Suburban Conference, as Tanner Kelly scored twice.

District 128 projects win grants from community foundation  Chicago Daily Herald

Fourteen innovative projects at Libertyville High School and Vernon Hills High have received grants totaling more than $18771 from a local community ...

O'Brien, Libertyville thrive at Hersey  Chicago Daily Herald

Greg Loika is a social worker at Libertyville High School, so he knows about helping others. He also has a setter on his varsity girls volleyball team who know ...

Thurman steps down as Dist. 128 board member  Chicago Daily Herald

Libertyville-Vernon Hills Area High School District 128 board member Mackenzie Thurman quit this week.

Tough North Suburban just keeps getting tougher  Chicago Daily Herald

Regularly churning out state championship contenders, the North Suburban Conference is only getting better at producing top-notch high school football ...

Boys soccer: Libertyville shuts down Buffalo Grove  Chicago Daily Herald

Evan Rasmussen scored twice, as Libertyville's boys soccer team blanked Buffalo Grove 4-0 on Thursday to advance to the championship game of the ...

Lake County Academic Team, 2017-2018  Chicago Daily Herald

Students from Stevenson, Antioch, Carmel Catholic, Grant Community, Grayslake Central, Lake Zurich, Lakes Community, Libertyville and Vernon Hills high ...

Boys golf: Scouting Lake County  Chicago Daily Herald

Here's what to expect from the high school boys golf teams of the North Suburban Conference plus Carmel Catholic and Vernon Hills this fall.

Vernon Hills High soccer coach charged with sex assault of 3 students  Chicago Daily Herald

A Vernon Hills High School soccer coach is facing a dozen felony charges alleging she engaged in sexual activity with three male students, police said ...

Plea deals reached in District 128 perjury cases  Chicago Daily Herald

A former Libertyville-Vernon Hills Area High School District 128 board member and a district employee charged with lying on 2017 election petitions pleaded ...

Girls volleyball: Lakes edges Libertyville  Chicago Daily Herald

Kelli Rettig had 6 kills, Paule Ceneac posted 3 kills and 3 blocks, and Lakes' girls volleyball team defeated Libertyville 26-24, 28-26 in a nonconference match ...

Memorial Day event caps long project to restore an old cemetery  Chicago Daily Herald

An Eagle Scout project has revived a pre-Civil War era cemetery in Fremont Township.

Girls volleyball: Libertyville, Hopper handle Mundelein  Chicago Daily Herald

Libertyville's girls volleyball team defeated Mundelein in North Suburban Conference action Thursday night.

For sole Illinoisan on Illini volleyball squad, home is crucial  Chicago Daily Herald

Morgan O'Brien, a sophomore defensive specialist for the Illini volleyball team, realized on her second visit to Champaign that she wanted her second home ...

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 ...

Are schools teaching students enough about sexual consent?  Chicago Daily Herald

The growing #MeToo movement and furor over the confirmation of Brett M. Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court after an accusation of sexual assault in high school ...

Boys soccer: Libertyville clinches NSC title  Chicago Daily Herald

Evan Rasmussen scored twice, and Libertyville's boys soccer team clinched the North Suburban Conference championship by beating Lake Forest 4-1 on ...

Boys soccer: Warren earns draw with Waukegan  Chicago Daily Herald

Alex Senko scored in the 17th minute for Warren's boys soccer team, before Waukegan netted the equalizer in the 71st minute of the North Suburban ...

One-of-a-kind garage sale features vinyl records, benefits food pantry  Chicago Daily Herald

Five friends on Saturday will hold a garage sale of vinyl records with a portion of the proceeds going to the Libertyville Township food pantry.

3-sport athlete Sanders goes on to coach LHS basketball  Chicago Daily Herald

Max Sanders' association with LHS began in 1951 when his father Harvey came from Lanark High School to LHS to teach social studies and coach. Max was 10 ...

Images: Class 3A Boys State Soccer Semifinals  Chicago Daily Herald

See action from Class 3A state boys soccer semifinals at Hoffman Estates High School on Friday. Libertyville played Collinsville and Naperville North played ...

Boys soccer: Scouting Lake County  Chicago Daily Herald

Here's what to expect from the high school boys soccer teams of the North Suburban and Northern Lake conferences, along with Carmel Catholic and Vernon ...

Dad Is Inspiration For Libertyville Grads Cross-Country Trek  Libertyville, IL Patch

Libertyville Grad Bikes Across Country - Libertyville, IL - Maggie Piazzi is one of about 20 Illinois students and recent grads to complete the 4711-mile bike ride ...

'We are young, and we are strong': Suburban teens join walkout against gun violence  Chicago Daily Herald

In a remarkable show of unity, thousands of students at high schools across the Chicago area walked out of their classes Wednesday morning to join a ...

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

Libertyville High School is among the best high schools in the state, according to the U.S. News and World Report's 2016 Best High Schools list.

Stevenson High School ranked as one of the 10 best high schools in Illinois  Chicago Tribune

Stevenson High School was the only suburban public school to be recently named one of the 10 best high schools in Illinois in 2018, ranking seventh overall by ...

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