• February 20Kiara Hardy places fourth for 'oratorical declamation' at speech state finals

  • February 20Kyle Schickel places second at wrestling state competition

  • February 6Boys' basketball loses to Hillcrest 63-60

Remembering high school: A letter to the Class of 2017

Diana Dzielski, Staff Writer

May 24, 2017

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Dear classmate, There is a universal truth that we all have to face, whether we want to or not.  Everything eventually ends. As much as I've looked forward to this day, I've always disliked endings. The last day of summer, the...

Leaving LHS: A day in the life of an average senior girl

Morgan Pukula, Staff Writer

May 24, 2017

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The first day of senior year came so quick. When people say high school flies, they weren’t lying. Getting dressed for the big day, I thought about who would be in my classes and if I would like my teachers. The first day back...

“New Girl” becoming old news?

Heather Miller, Editor in Chief

April 17, 2017

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Since 2011, “New Girl” has been a popular, quirky comedy on Fox’s Television network. Starring Zooey Deschanel and Jake Johnson as two of the main characters, this show has created a huge fan base with millions of viewers...

Singing her way up to the top

Baillie Costigan, Story Editor

March 20, 2017

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Elizabeth Woolridge Grant, better known as Lana Del Rey, is a pop singer who first got widely recognized when the video for her song “Video Games” was released in 2011. Now, she has many great songs, but only 10 of them will...

Be your own valentine

Be your own valentine

February 20, 2017

Starting off fresh

Justin Haase, Staff Writer

January 26, 2017

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Ever since, well, the creation of the calendar, people have started off each January with a small goal for the following year. In some cases, they even created huge dreams that could possibly affect their future drastically. This...

Banning books is a ban on education

Heather Miller, Editor in Chief

January 26, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Disclaimer: The following opinion expressed is not representative of Lemont High School or the Tom-Tom staff, sponsor, or image. It is solely the opinion of the author. Recently, Lemont High School has come under fire for including material...

Apple orchard, pumpkin patch offers fall festivities

Bridget Kunkel, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016

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If you’re looking for a place to go for autumn festivities, look no further! Located in Waterman, Ill., Honey Hill Orchard is both a pumpkin patch and an apple orchard. From a pumpkin patch to hayrides, to dozens of homemade...

Visiting the “spookiest” haunted house

Jenna Brixie, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Located in Melrose Park (about 40 minutes away from Lemont) is supposedly one of the scariest haunted houses in the Chicagoland area: 13 floors. I’ve been to Statesville Haunted Prison and all of the haunted houses at Six Fl...

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