Images: Turtles and high school students were released in The Week in Pictures

 
 
Posted5/28/2017 10:00 PM
Ryan Flamm, of Deerfield and Alissa Behn of Gurnee, ride the Joker Free Fly Coaster on Thursday at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee. The amusement park will be opening the ride to the public on Saturday, May 27.]
  Ryan Flamm, of Deerfield and Alissa Behn of Gurnee, ride the Joker Free Fly Coaster on Thursday at Six Flags Great America in Gurnee. The amusement park will be opening the ride to the public on Saturday, May 27.]
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Dr. Leigh Anne Harden, with Benedictine University, and Ecologist Dan Thompson with the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County, release Blanding's turtles in DuPage County on Tuesday.
  Dr. Leigh Anne Harden, with Benedictine University, and Ecologist Dan Thompson with the Forest Preserve District of DuPage County, release Blanding's turtles in DuPage County on Tuesday.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Tired eyes...a little graying around the temples...I feel ya bison. I feel ya. This photo was published in the Perspective column in the print edition of the Daily Herald.
  Tired eyes...a little graying around the temples...I feel ya bison. I feel ya. This photo was published in the Perspective column in the print edition of the Daily Herald.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
Bridget Baehl, of the McNulty School of Irish Dance performs on the Community Stage during the Taste of Glen Ellyn.
  Bridget Baehl, of the McNulty School of Irish Dance performs on the Community Stage during the Taste of Glen Ellyn.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Rob Nelson, who suggested the idea of an aviation course to District 155, flies one of his drones at the Lake in the Hills Airport Thursday.
Rob Nelson, who suggested the idea of an aviation course to District 155, flies one of his drones at the Lake in the Hills Airport Thursday.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Ryder Roggy, 2-1/2, of Grayslake splashes through a puddle during Chocolate Fest in Long Grove Saturday.
  Ryder Roggy, 2-1/2, of Grayslake splashes through a puddle during Chocolate Fest in Long Grove Saturday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Noah Wittenburg, 10, of Naperville practices his indoor skydiving techniques under the watchful eyes of a group of foreigners at iFly in Naperville.
  Noah Wittenburg, 10, of Naperville practices his indoor skydiving techniques under the watchful eyes of a group of foreigners at iFly in Naperville.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Erica Lundt expresses her thoughts on the futures with a sign on her mortar board that reads "The Journey Begins" during the Timothy Christian graduation at Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church on Sunday, May 21, 2017.
  Erica Lundt expresses her thoughts on the futures with a sign on her mortar board that reads "The Journey Begins" during the Timothy Christian graduation at Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church on Sunday, May 21, 2017.
Mark Black | Staff Photographer
A pool of holy water sits in the foreground as graduates return to their seats after receiving communion at St. Neumann Catholic Church in St. Charles during the St. Francis High School graduation on Sunday, May 21 in St. Charles.
  A pool of holy water sits in the foreground as graduates return to their seats after receiving communion at St. Neumann Catholic Church in St. Charles during the St. Francis High School graduation on Sunday, May 21 in St. Charles.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Images from the Lakes Community High School graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 21 at the school in Lake Villa.
  Images from the Lakes Community High School graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 21 at the school in Lake Villa.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Images from the Lakes Community High School graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 21 at the school in Lake Villa.
  Images from the Lakes Community High School graduation ceremony on Sunday, May 21 at the school in Lake Villa.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Graduates gather under the American Flag and an overcast sky in the courtyard Sunday before the commencement exercises at Marmion Academy in Aurora.
  Graduates gather under the American Flag and an overcast sky in the courtyard Sunday before the commencement exercises at Marmion Academy in Aurora.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Jack Hufphris, student supervisor, holds the door for senior students moving from the auditorium to gymnasium before the Willowbrook High School graduation in Villa Park.
  Jack Hufphris, student supervisor, holds the door for senior students moving from the auditorium to gymnasium before the Willowbrook High School graduation in Villa Park.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Anne Baldino paddles her way to the front, and eventually wins the Stevenson High School Advanced Placement Physics 1 classes annual "cardboard regatta" in the school pool.
  Anne Baldino paddles her way to the front, and eventually wins the Stevenson High School Advanced Placement Physics 1 classes annual "cardboard regatta" in the school pool.
Bob Chwedyk | Staff Photographer
The 2017 Daily Herald Fox Valley Academic Team is (L-R, sitting) Amelia Deering - Elgin Academy, Nicole Palmer - St. Charles North High School, Ryan Thornton, Marmion Academy  (L-R, standing) Maximilian Troyke - Elgin High School, Eshan Mehrotra - Illinois Math and Science Academy, Caitlin O'Callaghan - Illinois Math & Science Academy, Jacob Fiedler - Marian Central Catholic High School, Amanda Rose Drobek - St. Edward Central Catholic High School, Alan Koval - St. Charles East High School, Maisy Feeley - Elgin Academy.
  The 2017 Daily Herald Fox Valley Academic Team is (L-R, sitting) Amelia Deering - Elgin Academy, Nicole Palmer - St. Charles North High School, Ryan Thornton, Marmion Academy (L-R, standing) Maximilian Troyke - Elgin High School, Eshan Mehrotra - Illinois Math and Science Academy, Caitlin O'Callaghan - Illinois Math & Science Academy, Jacob Fiedler - Marian Central Catholic High School, Amanda Rose Drobek - St. Edward Central Catholic High School, Alan Koval - St. Charles East High School, Maisy Feeley - Elgin Academy.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
The Daily Herald DuPage Academic Team. Front and center is Jungin Angie Lee of Metea Valley, left to right in back are Grace Linrui Hong, Neuqua Valley, Whitney Jin, Waubonsie Valley, Stephen Bean, Glenbard South, William Zhang, Naperville Central, Emma Wilson, Downers Grove North, Rick Li, Naperville Central, James Mathew, Hinsdale Central, Kelvin Li, Naperville North and Vivian Yuan, Naperville North.
  The Daily Herald DuPage Academic Team. Front and center is Jungin Angie Lee of Metea Valley, left to right in back are Grace Linrui Hong, Neuqua Valley, Whitney Jin, Waubonsie Valley, Stephen Bean, Glenbard South, William Zhang, Naperville Central, Emma Wilson, Downers Grove North, Rick Li, Naperville Central, James Mathew, Hinsdale Central, Kelvin Li, Naperville North and Vivian Yuan, Naperville North.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Olympian Michael Phelps, with his son Boomer, and PGA golfer Jason Day talk to the media before the  Golf.Give.Gala charity golf tournament at the St. Charles Country Club Monday.
  Olympian Michael Phelps, with his son Boomer, and PGA golfer Jason Day talk to the media before the Golf.Give.Gala charity golf tournament at the St. Charles Country Club Monday.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
The Lake County Daily Herald Academic Team 2017 pictured at James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts on the College of Lake County's Grayslake Campus. From left kneeling, Vincent Nguyen Lake Zurich High School, James Corbin Mundelein High School and Ryan R. Bogan Libertyville High School. Sitting from left, Samantha Dickmann Carmel High School, Elizabeth Bartusiak Woodlands Academy, Amber Hu Stevenson High School and Ashwini Deshpande Vernon Hills High School. Standing from left, Annika McDermott-Hinman Libertyville High School, Ruchira Ray Warren Township High School and Alexander Frumkin Mundelein High School.
  The Lake County Daily Herald Academic Team 2017 pictured at James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts on the College of Lake County's Grayslake Campus. From left kneeling, Vincent Nguyen Lake Zurich High School, James Corbin Mundelein High School and Ryan R. Bogan Libertyville High School. Sitting from left, Samantha Dickmann Carmel High School, Elizabeth Bartusiak Woodlands Academy, Amber Hu Stevenson High School and Ashwini Deshpande Vernon Hills High School. Standing from left, Annika McDermott-Hinman Libertyville High School, Ruchira Ray Warren Township High School and Alexander Frumkin Mundelein High School.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Lake Villa Township residents cast their ballots during the town hall meeting Monday on whether to authorize the Lake Villa Township board to move forward with the proposed purchase of Antioch Golf Club.
  Lake Villa Township residents cast their ballots during the town hall meeting Monday on whether to authorize the Lake Villa Township board to move forward with the proposed purchase of Antioch Golf Club.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Kelly Holverson of Beach Park and her daughter, Brighton, 3, make a fairy house during Playdate with Nature on Tuesday at Half Day Forest Preserve near Lincolnshire. The Lake County Forest Preserve program featured painting with mud, creating fairy houses and skimming the pond for aquatic creatures.
  Kelly Holverson of Beach Park and her daughter, Brighton, 3, make a fairy house during Playdate with Nature on Tuesday at Half Day Forest Preserve near Lincolnshire. The Lake County Forest Preserve program featured painting with mud, creating fairy houses and skimming the pond for aquatic creatures.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Billy Ristau, left, and Martha DeForest, right, both of Glen Ellyn, help the Glen Ellyn Historical Society place flags on the graves of 60 Civil War soldiers at Forest Hill Cemetery.
  Billy Ristau, left, and Martha DeForest, right, both of Glen Ellyn, help the Glen Ellyn Historical Society place flags on the graves of 60 Civil War soldiers at Forest Hill Cemetery.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Eighth grader Noah Brondyke, of Average Joe's throws against a player from Team Callero during the dodgeball tournament on Thursday at Lake Zurich Middle School South. The event was hosted by the student council to benefit NephCure, a non-profit organization that provides support for people who suffer from kidney disease.
  Eighth grader Noah Brondyke, of Average Joe's throws against a player from Team Callero during the dodgeball tournament on Thursday at Lake Zurich Middle School South. The event was hosted by the student council to benefit NephCure, a non-profit organization that provides support for people who suffer from kidney disease.
Gilbert R. Boucher II | Staff Photographer
Dolores Matousek points out some items in The Estate Store, which opened this month in Spring Hill Mall. The store features jewelry as well as home decor.
  Dolores Matousek points out some items in The Estate Store, which opened this month in Spring Hill Mall. The store features jewelry as well as home decor.
Rick West | Staff Photographer
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