• Congrats, Class of 2018!

    The Class of 2018 graduated on Sunday, May 20 at 5 p.m. surrounded by family and friends. View a gallery of the ceremony on our Facebook page, and view the program here.

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    Congrats, Class of 2018!
  • Walk-out

    On Wednesday, March 14th, students walked out of ACHS for seventeen minutes

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    Birdseye view of student protest
  • 85th Annual IASB Joint Annual Conference

    Nearly 10,000 public school leaders attend the Joint Annual Conference of the Illinois Association of School Boards, Illinois Association of School Administrators, and Illinois Association of School Business Officials.

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    Community High School District 117 Board of Education at the 85th Annual IASB Joint Annual Conference
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  • Honors Night

    Seniors were recognized for their awards and scholarships during Honors Night on May 16. View the complete program here. Photo by Mrs. Holst.

  • Making the visual art visual

    The beginnings of a permanent art collection showcasing student photography, drawings, paintings, and ceramics were installed this month.

  • Eagle Pride — May

    See our Eagle Pride recipients for the month of May, the last recognition breakfast of the 2017-2018 school year.

  • Celebration Day

    Celebration Day is all about the seniors. View a slideshow of our pictures from this morning’s assembly.

Fall 2007 Connections Newsletter

The community magazine for Antioch, Lake Villa and Lindenhurst

Highlights include: District 34 gets to work on referendum promises, District 117 welcomes new principal, Get ready for fall, winter, and the Village Street Clock Project in Antioch, Antioch Township meets transportation needs and more

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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

Karen Schneider


CTE, Teacher

Going above and beyond:

CTE teacher Karen Schneider is the Staff Member of the Month. Her nominator writes, "...Karen goes above and beyond in every aspect of her profession...She works countless hours beyond her 50-minute class to help the kids complete their dream dress or outfit. Many students are working into second semester to perfect their apparel item. She is always coming up with great ideas for our students and [FCCLA]..."

Educator Spotlight

Gabrielle Caputo


English, Teacher

Where all students share their voice:

English teacher Gabi Caputo is one of the Staff Members of the Month. Her nominator writes, "Gabi works tirelessly to create a classroom environment where all students share their voice. She is a collaborative and positive member of our faculty and also works with our students and parents to make sure students are fulfilling their goals."

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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