Attitude plays a part

Jordan Bradley, Staff Writer

October 29, 2015

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Bullying is a word that wants to be wiped away Lake Park’s vocabulary and the positive energy being spread throughout the school shows signs of something special for years to come.

Reason behind Safety Week

Sarah Kueking, Staff Writer

October 23, 2015

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For a week at the beginning of the school year, Lake Park has Safety Week to teach students of the different situations that could happen. Safety Week was created as a Safety Day at West by Charles Smith; then, assistant principals...

The choice over ACT or SAT

Megan McAloon, Staff Writer

October 21, 2015

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Current juniors are questioning whether they should take the SAT or ACT or both. Before, students were not given the choice on which one they would take; the decision was based on where they lived, which district they were in,...

Back to the Future day reveals film’s inexactness

Juliet Furlong, Editor

October 21, 2015

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Back to the Future day reminds fans how different Marty McFly's view of the future is compared to present day.

Everything one needs to know about Legionella

Megan McAloon, Staff Writer

October 21, 2015

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In New York multiple people are dead and hundreds have been hospitalized and in Elgin multiple schools have closed due to the Legionella bacteria. The Legionella bacteria has been in the news since August of this year for the...

R.A.F.T-ing through Foreign Language

Juliet Furlong, Editor

April 14, 2015

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The new testing strategy R.A.F.T (Role Audience Format Topic) is a strategy where the writer must take on a different persona in order to perform various writing skills. This is accomplished through prompts involving everyday...

Study halls: an in-depth look

Jake Zielinski, Staff Writer

March 26, 2015

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When you walk into a study hall you can see either two things: a complete madhouse how it is pictured in movies or a quiet room filled with children doing their work. Lake Park study hall supervisors came up with a definition...

Stress tips for the overwhelmed Lancer

Akhila Adkoli, Staff Writer

March 26, 2015

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Many Lake Park students have a hard time dealing with stress throughout the year because it can be the cause of physical and mental problems. “The main cause of stress is the inability to problem solve,” said Lake Park counselor...

RC book selection process of consideration, input

Madison Szczerba, Staff Writer

March 26, 2015

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The Lake Park Resource Center has hundreds of books, from non-fiction to fantasy. Each and every student has a certain genre they’re interested in. But, certain books that don’t meet the criteria don’t make it into the library....

PARCC not as intrusive on school environment as feared

Rachel Jacob, Staff Writer

March 26, 2015

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Students are worried about standardized tests taking up all of their computer time at school. However, PARCC may not have as big of an impact on students’ free work time as originally thought. There are many alternatives to...

Distinguished Alumni program continues to highlight the best of the best

Kayah Hornik, Staff Writer

March 26, 2015

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For over 21 years, Lake Park’s most remember able students have been awarded with the Distinguished Alumni Award. These people have achieved multiple accomplishments in their lives. They’ve won many awards and achievements...

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