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Letter from the Editor, Kristin Washagan

by Kristin Washagan Head Editor   Graduation is a difficult concept to swallow. We are traveling into the unknown: the future. We, the class of 2015, are leaving behind the school and community we grew to love, and yet, we all have tears of joy. This is because, although it is hard to leave, new […]

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Lemont’s Got Talent

by Natalie Knoepfle News Writer   The LHS Speech Team hosted a fundraiser, “Lemont’s Got Talent”, on Friday March 27, that featured teacher and student bands competing for a shot at the title. The hosts for the night were teacher Scott Collins as Ryan Seacrest and speech team members Dana Kahle, Maria Castrogiovanni, Gaby Laurel […]

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Quarryman Challenge

by Helen Kollarik News Editor   Lemont’s 10th Annual Quarryman Challenge 10 mile & 5k will be run on Sat. May 9 throughout Lemont. “It’s a fun family tradition that we’ve participated in every since I could remember” states Lemont High School senior and veteran runner Katie Faron. According to the Lemont Patch, “Over 1,000 […]

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Tornado sweeps Dekalb

by Reanna Comiso Assistant to the Editors   Two people are dead and 20 are left injured after a category EF-4 tornado hit the small town of Fairdale, Il, in the northwestern corner of Dekalb County. The tornado hit on April 9, following a wave of large thunderstorms. An EF-4 tornado is a tornado that […]

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Heeg to compete in Miss Teen Chicago

by Juliana Bobak News Writer   Junior Haley Heeg is selected to compete in the 2015 Miss Teen Chicago pageant on Sunday representing Lemont. Heeg says she “will be competing against 50-60 girls from all over the Chicago in the age division of 16-19,”on Apr. 19th. Contestants will be judged on their modeling routines, including […]

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Mathletes solve their way to state

by Natalie Knoepfle News Writer     On Feb. 28, the Lemont High School Mathletes team won the Joliet area regional at Joliet Junior College and advanced to the state finals. At the regionals event, Lemont beat runner-up Providence Catholic by 153 points to earn a spot at the 2015 Illinois Council of Teachers of […]

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New Haiku Login integrates Google Apps for Education

by Darius Presniakovas Guest News Writer   The view of Lemont’s Haiku page has changed to a new two-panel design, which incorporates Google Apps for Education (GAFE). This change was made on March 5, it allows a few early adopters to test a new Google Apps based login panel. This pilot program is “testing the […]

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Flood flashes through Lemont High School

by Helen Kollarik News Editor   On Mon., Feb. 9, Lemont High School closed its doors due to flooding on the building’s first floor. According to Superintendent Dr. Mary Ticknor, the fire alarm sounded on Sun., Feb. 8 and buildings and grounds team members were immediately on the scene. “A water pipe in the ceiling […]

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