• Eagle Pride — April

    Congratulations to these outstanding students who earned recognition for their efforts in and outside of the classroom.

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    Scholastic Bowl Team Eagle Pride
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chsd 117 news
  • Sequoit Street Signs

    Through his instruction, Mr. Hahn was able to pull students into that story and help them realize that rather than passively reading that story, they were living in it.

  • An ideal advisor

    Amber Cornelius was recognized by the Illinois Directors of Student Activities on April 20 for her commitment to advising two student activities at Lakes.

  • Real-world experiences

    Students in District 117’s Transition Program enjoyed a recent field trip to learn about what it’s like to use the public transit system.

  • It’s Spirit Week @ Lakes

    View a few pictures from our spring pep rally on Monday, April 17, which was emceed by Mr. Blevins and Mr. Barbanera.

  • FCCLA State Results

    Eight students qualified to compete in the FCCLA state contest in Springfield from April 6-8. See how they did!



Our Strategic Plan is divided into six domains where we want to maintain excellence or see growth. We track our progress with data that relates our goals through Greatness Indicators. As an added layer of progress reporting, we track our plan’s health globally as well as within each of the six plan domains. Look for our Plan Health Indicator within each domain.


Educator Spotlight

Aryan Haren


Administration, Assistant Principal

Assistant Principal:

Dr. Hubbard says that "Ms. Haren is a rock at ACHS. She is a fierce advocate for students and extremely supportive of our staff. Ms. Haren is deeply committed to improving the experiences and life chances for our Sequoits. She is passionate, motivated, driven, and incredibly hard working. Her organization, systems thinking, and practical approach all serve our school community very well. She is a valued member of our leadership team at AHCS and her impact is far reaching. Thanks for all you do, Ms. Haren. Your support, commitment, and perspective are invaluable."

Educator Spotlight

Christopher Blevins


Science, Teacher

Now that's dedication:

Science teacher Chris Blevins is one of the April Staff Members of the Month. One of his nominators writes that Mr. Blevins "always goes out of his way to provide a better learning experience for his students and is always preparing students for the future. He builds his curriculum around his students' needs and commits himself to helping students whenever he is able. Through all my years at Lakes, I have never had a teacher who is more dedicated and caring than Mr. Blevins."

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    Community High School District 117

    1625 Deep Lake Road

    Lake Villa, Illinois 60046

    Phone: 847-395-9001

    Fax: 847-395-7553

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    Antioch Community High School

    1133 Main Street

    Antioch, Illinois 60002

    Phone: 847-395-1421

    Fax: 847-395-2435

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    Lakes Community High School

    1600 Eagle Way Drive

    Lake Villa, Illinois 60046

    Phone: 847-838-7100

    Fax: 847-838-3670