Lake Park begins security overhaul

Seth Caines, Editor

October 16, 2018

In twenty-first century America, the amount of school related gun violence has skyrocketed. Due to this, the security in schools has become much more strict. To see this play out, simply take a look at Lake Park High School. ...

Mock Election at Lake Park High School has Accurate Results.

Alex Tsymbalisty, Perspective Editor

October 12, 2018

“A lot of students did not know very much about the candidates on the ballot, and hopefully many of them will want to find out more about the platforms and views of candidates when it comes to actually voting for who they want to represent them in government.” --Gina Mayo, election organizer

Poetry Club welcoming new, old members, planning performances

Riley Ellison, Staff Writer

September 18, 2018

Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? As school starts once again, Poetry Club opens its doors to new members, with its next meeting on Wednesday, Sept 26 after-school at West Campus, followed by one Oct. 3 at East. From...

Lake Park beefs up security, adds personnel

Seth Caines, Perspective Editor

September 17, 2018

“Like airports and other secure facilities, the best practice is to have all building occupants enter and exit through a secure area. A single point of entry that is monitored by security is the best way the district can ensure the safety of all occupants of the buildings.” --Safety and Security Coordinator Timothy Cook. “

Lake Park SAT scores ahead of the curve

Alex Tsymbalisty, Perspective Editor

September 12, 2018

In 2017, the first year that Illinois students were required to take the SAT, the average composite score was 1093, with the average math score being 547.8 and the average evidence based reading and writing score being 545.2.

LP Seniors: One step closer to adulthood

Alex Tsymbalisty, Perspective Editor

May 14, 2018

For the past eight months Lake Park’s seniors have been in the process of applying to colleges and exploring post-graduation opportunities. Based on past data, most seniors will be choosing to go to college. According to...

Thespians make State, learn to push themselves

Grace Biernacki, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018

Lake Park’s theatre department has developed a reputation of excellence and accomplishment, and this year’s Contest Play and Group Interpretation were no exception. Beginning with rehearsals in January, both shows had only...

April walkout smaller, but guns still on teens’ minds

Emily Reilly, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018

April 20th was a National School Walkout day protesting for stricter gun laws and a push for general safety in school environments. The date was specifically chosen to mark the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting...

Earth Club continues environmental mission

Maya Stawarski, Perspective Editor

May 10, 2018

In 1970, 22 million people celebrated clean air, land and water in what became the first Earth Day. Now, we celebrate the participation of individuals to try and get our Earth back to that dream. Lake Park’s Earth Club, a...