Life goes on in the suburbs despite the pandemic and it's in our Week in Pictures photo gallery for August 28-September 3, 2021.

 
 
Posted9/6/2021 1:00 AM

Students gathered for high school football games and life goes on in the suburbs despite the pandemic and it's in our Week in Pictures photo gallery for August 28-September 3, 2021.

The Lake Zurich student section dresses in Hawaiian gear as they cheer the Bears in a football game against St. Charles North in Lake Zurich Friday, September 3, 2021.
The Lake Zurich student section dresses in Hawaiian gear as they cheer the Bears in a football game against St. Charles North in Lake Zurich Friday, September 3, 2021.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Kenza Lis, 17, of Des Plaines stands at attention as part of the Prospect High School color guard while the national anthem is played at the varsity football game on Friday, September 3, 2021.
Kenza Lis, 17, of Des Plaines stands at attention as part of the Prospect High School color guard while the national anthem is played at the varsity football game on Friday, September 3, 2021.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
The final beam goes up covered with thousands of signatures at the Rivers Casino in Des Plaines on Monday as Gary Mayberry of Pepper Construction waits for the crane operator to move it into position marking a significant milestone for the casino.
The final beam goes up covered with thousands of signatures at the Rivers Casino in Des Plaines on Monday as Gary Mayberry of Pepper Construction waits for the crane operator to move it into position marking a significant milestone for the casino.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Mayor Andrew Goczkowski, of Des Plaines signs his name among thousands of others signatures on the final structural steel beam to be put in place at the Rivers Casino in Des Plaines on Monday.
Mayor Andrew Goczkowski, of Des Plaines signs his name among thousands of others signatures on the final structural steel beam to be put in place at the Rivers Casino in Des Plaines on Monday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Stevenson's Maksym Derhachov, left, and Glenbrook South's Dominik Danko leap for the ball during Tuesday's game in Glenview.
Stevenson's Maksym Derhachov, left, and Glenbrook South's Dominik Danko leap for the ball during Tuesday's game in Glenview.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
People hold electric candles as they walk in the rain on a remembrance trail at the Annual Overdose Awareness Day memorial event at the Ecker Center for Behavioral Health Renz Office in Elgin on Tuesday, August 31, 2021.
People hold electric candles as they walk in the rain on a remembrance trail at the Annual Overdose Awareness Day memorial event at the Ecker Center for Behavioral Health Renz Office in Elgin on Tuesday, August 31, 2021.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Hoffman Estates' goalkeeper Mason Trinco makes a save on a Wheaton North kick during Tuesday's boys soccer game in Hoffman Estates.
Hoffman Estates' goalkeeper Mason Trinco makes a save on a Wheaton North kick during Tuesday's boys soccer game in Hoffman Estates.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Don Marchese isn't content with a typical suburban garden. His yard is filled with exotic plants in Arlington Heights.
Don Marchese isn't content with a typical suburban garden. His yard is filled with exotic plants in Arlington Heights.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Fans try to get a better view of the varsity runners as they make their way through the new cross country field behind Elfstrom Stadium where the Kane County Cougars play Saturday August 28, 2021 in Geneva.
Fans try to get a better view of the varsity runners as they make their way through the new cross country field behind Elfstrom Stadium where the Kane County Cougars play Saturday August 28, 2021 in Geneva.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Glenbrook North's Murphy Mulvihill stays inbounds as he gains yardage on a quarterback keeper during the football season opener in Northbrook Friday, September 3, 2021.
Glenbrook North's Murphy Mulvihill stays inbounds as he gains yardage on a quarterback keeper during the football season opener in Northbrook Friday, September 3, 2021.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Benet Academy's Annie Eschenbach and Evelyn Blacha celebrate a point against St. Charles North in a girls volleyball game in St. Charles Thursday, September 2, 2021.
Benet Academy's Annie Eschenbach and Evelyn Blacha celebrate a point against St. Charles North in a girls volleyball game in St. Charles Thursday, September 2, 2021.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
St. Charles North quarterback Ethan Plumb shuttle passes the ball to Brody Geary in a football game against Lake Zurich in Lake Zurich Friday, September 3, 2021.
St. Charles North quarterback Ethan Plumb shuttle passes the ball to Brody Geary in a football game against Lake Zurich in Lake Zurich Friday, September 3, 2021.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
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