Images: We picked out our favorite Daily Herald photos from last week

 
 
Posted1/30/2017 10:00 PM
The Hawthorn Middle School North and South combined choirs perform during the 2017 Vernon Hills High School and Hawthorn Choir Festival Monday night at Vernon Hills High School.
  The Hawthorn Middle School North and South combined choirs perform during the 2017 Vernon Hills High School and Hawthorn Choir Festival Monday night at Vernon Hills High School.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
A full house turned out to watch pianist Yana Reznik perform a free half-hour show at the Gail Borden Library in Elgin Friday.
  A full house turned out to watch pianist Yana Reznik perform a free half-hour show at the Gail Borden Library in Elgin Friday.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Jose Quintana, left, and Melky Cabrera take a break during SoxFest Friday at the Hilton Chicago.
Jose Quintana, left, and Melky Cabrera take a break during SoxFest Friday at the Hilton Chicago.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Preschooler Hannah Fasse wears a bonnet while students from St. Peter Lutheran School tour the historic Schaumburg Center School Tuesday, as part of Lutheran Education Week.
  Preschooler Hannah Fasse wears a bonnet while students from St. Peter Lutheran School tour the historic Schaumburg Center School Tuesday, as part of Lutheran Education Week.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
Pat Barch, of the Schaumburg Township Historical Society, holds up a lunch pail, to show what it was like to be a student 100-years-ago attending the historic Schaumburg Center School, to preschoolers from St. Peter Lutheran School Tuesday, as part of Lutheran Education Week.
  Pat Barch, of the Schaumburg Township Historical Society, holds up a lunch pail, to show what it was like to be a student 100-years-ago attending the historic Schaumburg Center School, to preschoolers from St. Peter Lutheran School Tuesday, as part of Lutheran Education Week.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
Chis Dodd, of the Lake County Division of Transportation fills potholes Tuesday on Butterfield Road in Vernon Hills.
  Chis Dodd, of the Lake County Division of Transportation fills potholes Tuesday on Butterfield Road in Vernon Hills.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Soloist Kelsey Carido, center, performs with V. Love Notes during the 2017 Vernon Hills High School and Hawthorn Choir Festival Monday night at Vernon Hills High School.
  Soloist Kelsey Carido, center, performs with V. Love Notes during the 2017 Vernon Hills High School and Hawthorn Choir Festival Monday night at Vernon Hills High School.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Eighth grader Juan Cardenas thinks about his answer during the 2017 National Geographic Bee on Wednesday at Woodland Middle School in Gurnee.
  Eighth grader Juan Cardenas thinks about his answer during the 2017 National Geographic Bee on Wednesday at Woodland Middle School in Gurnee.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Stevenson girls react on the bench as they cheer for a teammate during a game at Warren Township High School. I like the emotion the girls are showing. The image is layered with different things going on in the foreground and background that add to the photo. This photo was published in the Perspective column in the print edition of the Daily Herald.
  Stevenson girls react on the bench as they cheer for a teammate during a game at Warren Township High School. I like the emotion the girls are showing. The image is layered with different things going on in the foreground and background that add to the photo. This photo was published in the Perspective column in the print edition of the Daily Herald.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
St. Viator educator/coach Mike Taylor is congratulated by student Anna Johnston, 16, Maureen McGrath, 17, and David Petrovic, 16, after Taylor was honored and surprised with tickets to see the rock group U2 in front of nearly a 1,000 students and fellow teachers. It was part of Making a Difference On and Off the Field campaign sponsored by the PepsiCo Showdown.
  St. Viator educator/coach Mike Taylor is congratulated by student Anna Johnston, 16, Maureen McGrath, 17, and David Petrovic, 16, after Taylor was honored and surprised with tickets to see the rock group U2 in front of nearly a 1,000 students and fellow teachers. It was part of Making a Difference On and Off the Field campaign sponsored by the PepsiCo Showdown.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Katy Eidle, of Arlington Heights practices at Soccer City in Palatine while preparing for the NFL Punt, Pass and Kick finals. She is one of 40 youth from across the U.S. to compete.
  Katy Eidle, of Arlington Heights practices at Soccer City in Palatine while preparing for the NFL Punt, Pass and Kick finals. She is one of 40 youth from across the U.S. to compete.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Half Day School third graders Caroline Gibbs left, and James Hanson make friendship bracelets as the school participated in the Great Kindness Challenge. During recess, kids made paper chains featuring kind words, friendship bracelets and wrote encouraging letters to sick kids Thursday in Lincolnshire.
  Half Day School third graders Caroline Gibbs left, and James Hanson make friendship bracelets as the school participated in the Great Kindness Challenge. During recess, kids made paper chains featuring kind words, friendship bracelets and wrote encouraging letters to sick kids Thursday in Lincolnshire.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Rockland School students Courtney Kurkowski, left, and Claire Rehmer work on a dance routine during the Career Day session with representatives of the Lincolnshire Academy of Dance Friday at the Libertyville school.
  Rockland School students Courtney Kurkowski, left, and Claire Rehmer work on a dance routine during the Career Day session with representatives of the Lincolnshire Academy of Dance Friday at the Libertyville school.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
David Felice, of Mount Prospect holds an Eastern screech owl at the Wings and Talons booth during the Chicago Outdoor Sports Show on Sunday at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont. The show featured fishing, boating, and hunting vendors and exhibitors, outdoor camping and hiking vendors, wildlife exhibits, and fishing demonstrations.
  David Felice, of Mount Prospect holds an Eastern screech owl at the Wings and Talons booth during the Chicago Outdoor Sports Show on Sunday at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont. The show featured fishing, boating, and hunting vendors and exhibitors, outdoor camping and hiking vendors, wildlife exhibits, and fishing demonstrations.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Steve Kelly, of Worth, IL talks with gunsmith Gary Messer of Dixon, IL about his hand made guns during the American Heritage Living History Show, Sunday at the Kane County Fairgrounds.
  Steve Kelly, of Worth, IL talks with gunsmith Gary Messer of Dixon, IL about his hand made guns during the American Heritage Living History Show, Sunday at the Kane County Fairgrounds.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
Ryan, 6, Shane, 4, and William Sperling, 9, of Palatine pan for gold a the Donley's Wild West Town booth at the American Heritage Living History Show, Sunday at the Kane County Fairgrounds.
  Ryan, 6, Shane, 4, and William Sperling, 9, of Palatine pan for gold a the Donley's Wild West Town booth at the American Heritage Living History Show, Sunday at the Kane County Fairgrounds.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
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