Community High School District 117

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Community High School District 117 is a 9-12 high school district based in Lake Villa, Lake County, Illinois that serves both the city where it is based and the village of Antioch, Illinois, alongside Old Mill Creek and Lindenhurst.[1]District 117 is composed of two high schools: Antioch Community High School, which is located in the city of its namesake; and Lakes Community High School, which is, in turn, located in Lake Villa. The district superintendents are Jim McKay and Mike Nekritz,[2] while the mascots of the district are the eagle of Lakes Community High School,[3] and the Sequoit of Antioch Community High School.[4] Both schools are high schools, hence the district name; therefore, both also serve grades nine through twelve. Stephen Plank oversees Lake High School as the principal of the said school,[5] while Eric Ernd serves as the principal of Lakes' sister school, Antioch Community High School.[6]

Lakes High School sports a band department and choral department;[7]a band and choir can also be found in Antioch High School, alongside a color guard and various teams, clubs, and honor societies.[8]

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