Lancers around town

It's been a busy few weeks in Lancer Nation. Check out what members of the community service club, dance team and Athletic Leadership Counsel have been up to:

October 5, 2016

Community Service Club members scoop ice-cream

at North Elementary School ice-cream social

Photo courtesy of Mr. Secor

Seniors Danielle Ziv, Kristina Genthner, and  junior Nadia King serve ice-cream to North Elementary School students and parents at the school’s annual ice-cream social on Wednesday September 21.

The Community Service Club’s (CSC) current project is a clothing and toys drive throughout the month of October. For more information, click here to read LSO’s coverage of the drive.

If you would like to participate in events like these, see advisers Mrs. Wakelin in room 615 or Mrs. Marzik in room 621 for more information.  New members are always welcome.

According to Wakelin the group was founded in 2010 by LHS grad Jimmy Giles because “he saw a need within the Londonderry community for service.”

“At the time there were great clubs and organizations that provided wonderful things for the school,” Wakelin said, “but none that focused on the community at large. Our club is about helping anyone who needs assistance from something as simple as raking leaves to getting our hands dirty beautifying the school.”


 Lancer Dance Team at NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Hauler Parade

Photos by Dance Team adviser Mrs. Wooding

The Lancer Dance Team performed their pep rally routine on the stage after dancing in the Sprint Cup Series Hauler Parade in Loudon on Thursday, September 22. This was the team’s first time marching in a parade.






Dance Team members who attended the parade: Captain Reilly Brassard, Marissa Duragano, senior captain Haley Follansbee, Makenzie Goode, Morgan Gosselin, Haley  Gyorda, Executive Board Member Maddy Laudani, Hailey Robbins, Executive Board Member Shannon Roy, Captain Brook Soucy, Olivia Sullivan and Gianna Small (apprentice). Dance Team members who did not attend the parade: Jackie Allen, Executive Board Member Kaleigh Grant, Nicole Jastrem, Caroline McGarry, Audrey Severn, Joey Tannalfo, Morgan Torre and Caitlin Wood.


 ALC selling Operation Hat Trick (OHT) baseball and winter hats

Juniors Joe Wanders and Owen Stowell sport Operation Hat Trick hats while doing their work in English teacher and ALC adviser Mrs. Rich's class.
Photo by Mrs. Rich
Juniors Joe Wanders and Owen Stowell sport Operation Hat Trick hats while doing their work in English teacher and ALC adviser Mrs. Rich’s class.

ALC is once again selling Operation Hat Trick (OHT) hats to support those men and women in the armed services.

According to the Operation Hat Trick website, OHT was created after founder Dot Sheehan heard this trivia question on a Boston radio station: “What’s the one thing most wanted by head-wounded soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan?”

The answer was “Baseball caps to cover wounds, burns, swelling and bandages.”

In 2008, when Sheehan’s UNH community suffered the loss of two Navy SEALS Mike Koch and Nate Hardy, with Hardy being the son of two UNH professors, she launched OHT.

From then, OHT has grown from a small organization that sold hats locally and donated hats to local Veterans Administration Medical Centers and to a national movement.

Hats will be available until they sell out, according to ALC adviser Mrs. Rich.   See her in room 207.

  Winter hats are $20                                                                      Baseball hats are $15Baseball hats are $15

Winter hats are $20


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  1. Chase L'heureux on October 18th, 2016 8:49 am

    I think this is a really good article. It has many good facts and I learned about a couple clubs and teams that I didn’t know stuff about. It taught me about events I didn’t know were going on. 😀

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