For Jennile O’Connor, coming to Lane from a predominantly African-American elementary school was initially not a shock until she realized how “drastic” the discrepancy in minority teachers was.
“In the classes that I have been in over the past four years now there have only been around fou... READ MORE »»
To our newest Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos,
For the past few weeks, the country has been watching your sad excuse for a confirmation hearing on repeat. Americans have been laughing as Senators publicly shame you on your lack of knowledge of basic educational terms, the federal financial aid... READ MORE »»
That was the one word that Girls Basketball Coach Corrine Ulmer chose to describe the way her team has performed during the 2016-17 season.
The “Hoop Squad” has reached new levels of success during the 2016-17 season, jumping out to a 9-6 record, 3-3 in conference as of January... READ MORE »»
The Girls Basketball team huddles around Coach Ulmer prior to their 50-44 victory of conference foe Northside Dec. 22.
The first day of International Days should be the “big day” for the ethnic club dancers, but for some it has become Feb. 2, the end of the first semester. On that day, the attendance office will determine which students are eligible to perform based on their attendance. Ethnic club members that fail t... READ MORE »»
Chinese club members Lilly Nguyen, Div. 770, and Mei Ochs, Div. 758, practice their I-Days routine.
“Does anyone know what nitrogen is?”
An eager fourth grader’s hand shoots up into the air. Reciting a description with full-on accuracy, the young learner proceeds to listen earnestly to the Lane Aquaponics students’ presentation about ecology. Creating this sort of interest and wonder — that is t... READ MORE »»
At Hamilton Elementary, 1650 W. Cornelia Ave., Maggie Scholle shows 4th graders various plants from her Aquaponics II class. (Photo courtesy of Katie Gross)
A man walks into a small pizza place in North Carolina carrying a loaded weapon, demanding somebody explain to him the conspiracy that they’re hiding. The sirens can be heard in the distance, and the ... Read More »
The 8th annual Talented African American Students Showcasing Their Excellence event, otherwise known as T.A.S.T.E., will be hosted by BSA Feb. 24 in the Auditorium.
The event consists of performances by a vari... Read More »
Squeezed into the compartment of a Red Line train among a sea of pink pussy hats and glitter covered posters, Chicago witnessed the harmony of generations of outspoken and determined women ready to m... Read More »
A majority of students at Lane have been successful in their studies, but when it comes to seniors, they have to take it a step further and set themselves up to be successful in college.
From there, mos... Read More »
Wake up, go to school, come home, sleep. Wake up, go to school, come home, sleep.
An average school day at Lane is 7 hours and 15 minutes, not to mention extra curricular activities such as sports a... Read More »
Last year the Boys Swim Team sent Daniel Puczko, Div. 878, to state for the 500-yard freestyle. This year, despite the loss of four school record holders — Max Boettcher, Mark Gullickson, Ben Martinez, ... Read More »
The Boys Basketball Team's last two games had two completely different outcomes, beating Glenbrook South 44-42 Feb. 4, then losing to Bogan 70-49 two days later.
As the season continued into post season p... Read More »
When Lane students think of Lane, they think of the 4,300 students, the long halls and the myrtle and gold everywhere. But, others will be remembering the time Jose Terrazas scored the winning penalty for ... Read More »
A powerful tackle can easily get your face to plunge straight into the cold hard ground. Sweat and tears simply won’t stop these strong-willed players. Strength, speed and strategy are the name of th... Read More »
Athletes are known to condition and train to prepare for the season to come. It helps assure a positive result in their upcoming games, since “practice makes perfect.” To add to their conditioning... Read More »
Hi! My name is Kelly Watson and I am a junior here at Lane. This is my first year doing journalism and I hope to continue next year as well. I not only love writing but art and music too. Aside from t... Read More »
Last year, in the midst of the CPS budget cuts, Sabah Hussain, Div. 766, knew exactly what she had to do: speak out against the cuts.
“I knew there was something happening within CPS but didn’t ... Read More »
Lane’s hallways are bustling with students whose eyes are buried in their phones. Some are surfing their Instagram and Twitter pages, liking the latest posts. Others check to see if someone new has added... Read More »
Love. Liebe. Ast. Cinta. Dragoste.
Love can be expressed in different ways in a variety of languages, but it is all the same emotion. Around the world, love is demonstrated in different manners o... Read More »
From an options trader to a Macroeconomics teacher, Mr. Carity knows how to apply skills from past experiences to new ones, and hopes to help his students do the same.
Teaching is his second job,... Read More »