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  • LTAC’s first class prepares to say goodbye to Lane
  • School of champions shows up for city finals
  • Cyclists balance joys and dangers of biking
  • Old school ‘grime’ thrives in Chicago
  • 10th annual carnival comes to Lane over Memorial Day weekend
  • LTAC’s first class prepares to say goodbye to Lane

    LTAC’s first class prepares to say goodbye to Lane

    By Lara Sonuga

    June 2, 2017

      Six years ago, wide-eyed preteens with backpacks bigger than themselves climbed the stairs to the fourth floor of Lane for the first time, filled with apprehension and excitement. The thought of being at a massive school, having new teachers, and interacting with unfamiliar peers was enough to bring butte...

    Then and Now: Photo of Max Mitchell, left, from the September 2011 edition of The Warrior, when he roamed the halls as a member of the first class of LTAC. Now Mitchell roams those same halls as a senior.

    James Coyne

  • School of champions shows up for city finals

    School of champions shows up for city finals

    By Kelly Watson

    June 2, 2017

    There’s no better feeling than a final pitch being thrown over the inside of the plate for the last strike of the game. Making the last goal to win the championship and rushing to your team — that is the best feeling in sports.   With the school year drawing to a close, it’s time to reminisc...

    Girls Varsity Softball after defeating York 7-2 to take home the regional title. They followed the victory with a narrow 8-7 loss to Whitney Young but still advanced to sectionals for the first time in recent team history. (Greif Family)

  • Cyclists balance joys and dangers of biking

    Cyclists balance joys and dangers of biking

    By Simone Brenner, Reporter

    June 2, 2017

    Wind on my face, helmet strap digging into my neck, I ride the route I know by heart to school. I smile at the familiar bumps and marks on my favorite street: Damen Avenue. I love biking to school in the morning. I love the soreness in my legs after the ride and the reckless feeling of whooshing past cars,...

    Aleksander Bolotin, Div. 766, locking up his bike by Door M.

    James Coyne

  • Old school ‘grime’ thrives in Chicago

    Old school ‘grime’ thrives in Chicago

    By Amanda Lafferty, A&E Editor

    June 2, 2017

    Skepta, part of the UK grime group BBK (Boy Better Know), has seen many obstacles to play in Chicago. He was scheduled to perform at Lollapalooza in 2016 but was unable to make it due issues obtaining a visa. Skepta’s first show in the city on April 24 had high expectations by both new and longtime fans. ...

    Skepta performing at Concord Music Hall on April 24th.

    Amanda Lafferty

  • 10th annual carnival comes to Lane over Memorial Day weekend

    10th annual carnival comes to Lane over Memorial Day weekend

    By Tommy Kreutz, Web Editor

    May 26, 2017

    Lane Tech is hosting its 10th annual carnival this Memorial Day weekend, with an all day, unlimited ride special that lasts from 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. and costs $25 per person. The carnival is set up through Windy City Amusement and will include around nine different rides. The hours of the event  Friday, May 26: 5:00 p....

    "The Century Wheel is one of the tallest and most popular rides on the midway. Guests ride in spacious gondolas capable of seating 4-6 riders comfortably..." (Windy City Amusements).

    James Coyne

Long awaited budget unanimously approved

By Joshua Tarafa, Copy Editor

In the wake of a summer filled with uncertainty in terms of funding for Lane and all other CPS schools; Lane’s Local School Council (LSC) met July 2...

August 4, 2017

July LSC Organizational Meeting

By Joshua Tarafa, Reporter

Lane’s Local School Council (LSC) held an organizational meeting on July 13 to discuss the positions that will be held by LSC representatives for the ...

July 25, 2017

June LSC Meeting

June LSC Meeting

By Eunice Alpasan and Joshua Tarafa

Lane’s Local School Council (LSC) held a meeting on June 15 to discuss its achievements from the past school year and Principal Tennison’s vision f...

June 20, 2017

LTAC seniors receive half-day internship opportunity

By Roman Treuthart

Six years of finals. Three different principals. Only one senior year. When senior year finally comes around, almost all former LTAC students have fulfi...

June 2, 2017

Lane stays strong despite ‘nosediving’ budget

By Isabella Oganovich

The recent CPS budget crisis has had everyone scrambling for answers. From the possibility of school ending early to court cases against the state, CPS is...

June 2, 2017

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20 years of lacrosse sparks new fire in lax athletes

20 years of lacrosse sparks new fire in lax athletes

By Kelly Watson

Varsity head coach Ryan Shaw has been involved with lacrosse for over 35 years. Throughout that time he’s seen the sport grow immensely. From the bigger and louder crowds to the more competitive and gru...

The school of expenses

The school of expenses

By Alexis Ramirez, Sports Editor

Lane Tech, The School of Champions, is a school that brings in city championships seasonally with the help of its athletes’ time, energy, and especially their money. But what is the price for a potenti...

An offseason infused with pro level influence and equal expectations

By Joshua Tarafa, Copy Editor

It’s not every day that a high school football player can say that they walked out of the tunnel and onto the field of one of the most iconic venues in the NFL, where the likes of Walter Payton, Gal...

Athlete of the issue: Maddie Monticello

Athlete of the issue: Maddie Monticello

By Kasia Blake

After years of intense practices, countless games, and extreme commitment, Maddie Monticello is heading off to Marquette University to play for their Division 1 women’s soccer team. Monticello has ...

Lane pride reflected through gear

Lane pride reflected through gear

By Jose Villa

In recent years, every sport at Lane has their own twist to the representation of the myrtle and gold colors the school wears so proudly. The baseball team wears bright yellow under armour jerseys while...

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Inside Chicago’s worst prison

You can run up the stairs, you can lock yourself in the bathrooms, you can run, you can hide. But thei...

Entire Lane population not sure if Mariano’s mac and cheese is gross or comforting

When Lane students and faculty go to Mariano’s for lunch, they have an abundance of choices. There...

Lane student arrested for assaulting suburbanite who also likes Chance The Rapper

For Brad Foster, Div. 700, being accepted into his dream school was the best day of his life. And a...

Lane Administrators Hire Bird Trainers to Solve Avian Problems

Tragedy struck at Lane Tech last Tuesday as seventh grader Tommy Tomlins was attacked by a large predato...

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