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Recent graduate to represent N.H. in Congressional Art Competition in D.C. this summer

Recent graduate to represent N.H. in Congressional Art Competition in D.C. this summer

Megan Packard, Reporter

June 19, 2017


Filed under A & E, Features, Showcase

Melina Illinger, a recent graduate, was at work when she got the call telling her that her piece of art had been selected to represent N.H. in the Congressional Art Competition. “I really tried to keep it together, but I ended up squealing pretty loudly next to my boss,” Illinger said. “I ...

‘Lancer Theater On The Air’ presents radio drama: ‘Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy’

‘Lancer Theater On The Air’ presents radio drama: ‘Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy’

Abi Whitcomb, Multi-Media Managing Editor

June 15, 2017


Filed under A & E, Showcase

First, a story based in 1948 New York. Now: The final frontier. Radio Club is back at it again with the first episode of “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.” Originally broadcasted in the UK in 1978, the series follows Earthling Arthur Dent and his misadventures with his friend, F...

‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ lives up to hype

‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ lives up to hype

Lizy Stubbs, Opinions Editor

May 31, 2017


Filed under A & E, Showcase

As Guardians of the Galaxy volume 2 hits yet another week at the top of the box office, I’m excited to see it remain at a well-deserved slot. The movie explains plot holes, such as why the Guardians gang was able to hold the infinity stone in the first installment without dying, and delves deeper into t...

Past vs. Present: A commentary on how music has changed

Past vs. Present: A commentary on how music has changed

Lily Lefevre, Reporter

May 22, 2017


Filed under A & E, Showcase

A music artist’s techno babble should be a creative output of their true feelings. However, within the last decade, the music that tops the charts has been dramatically less authentic than those of generations before. When pondering on the topic of authenticity in the terms of the music output of t...

Chance Broderick, Reporter

May 19, 2017


Filed under A & E, Opinion, Showcase

I think we can all agree that Netflix is awesome. In fact, almost half of us probably use Netflix as our primary source of televised entertainment, and with that beautiful $8.99 price tag a month for viewing, you really can’t complain. With the absurd pricing of cable only going up, and the ease and a...

Rap trio Migos delivers (for the most part) on latest album ‘Culture’

Rap trio Migos delivers (for the most part) on latest album ‘Culture’

Bobby Lebrun, Reporter

March 29, 2017


Filed under A & E, Showcase

The rap trio “Migos” have worked hard to be crowned kings of modern day rap, and what they’ve accomplished during the latter part of 2016 and early 2017 has helped prove that statement to be far beyond correct. Migos is mainly known for their song “Look at my Dab,” which increased the ...

Lights, Camera, Action! NESCom works with LHS students to produce Coffee House

Lights, Camera, Action! NESCom works with LHS students to produce Coffee House

Abi Whitcomb, Reporter

March 28, 2017


Filed under A & E, Showcase

On Friday, I got the privilege to work with The New England School of Communications (NESCom) at Husson University, alongside many of video production teacher Mrs. Robinson’s students to put on the 2017 production of Coffee House. Each high school student was partnered with a college student to...

Photo Gallery: Coffee House 2017

Photo Gallery: Coffee House 2017

Emily Schackart, Online Chief, Lifestyle Editor

March 26, 2017


Filed under A & E, Gallery, Showcase

The music department hosted its annual LHS Coffee House on Friday night, Mar. 25. Tickets were five dollars at the door and free snacks and drinks were provided. The show featured a range of student musicians from each grade level, and the New England School of Communications from Husson University wor...

Music department to host annual Coffee House

Music department to host annual Coffee House

Emily Schackart, Online Chief, Lifestyle Editor

March 23, 2017


Filed under A & E, Briefs, Showcase

The LHS music department will be hosting the annual Coffee House concert on Fri., Mar. 24 at 7 p.m. in the cafeteria.  Tickets are $5 at the door. Program: "Secrets" - Melanie Methot, Rachel Cook "Black Horse and the Cherry Tree" - Emily Powers, Brendan Schabhetl  "Final Destination from Sup...

Gilbert’s “Big Magic” lends inspiring advice about living creatively

Gilbert’s “Big Magic” lends inspiring advice about living creatively

Emily Schackart, Online Chief, Lifestyle Editor

March 22, 2017


Filed under A & E, Showcase

Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert is an essential read for creative thinkers. Often times, a creative life is associated with glamour. We forget the starving artists of the world and we relish in the works of successful actors, famous musicians, and wealthy authors and artisans. We don’t think ab...

‘Logan’ a memorable send off to wolverine

‘Logan’ a memorable send off to wolverine

Riley Walberg, News Editor

March 20, 2017


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

Since the release of Iron Man in 2008, we have seen an explosion in superhero movies. Every year, we get a few more, whether it was Sony making Spider-Man movies just to keep the rights to him or DC's recent attempts to compete with the Marvel's dynasty of movies. This recent renaissance of superhero...

Today’s fine art display displays today’s finest artists

Today’s fine art display displays today’s finest artists

Mrs. DeWinkeleer, Adviser

January 17, 2017


Filed under A & E, Showcase

Students in Mrs. Dyson's Advance Placement Art class exhibited what they have been painting, drawing, sculpting and designing this past semester during today's annual art show, which took place in room 221.   Unlike in other AP classes, there is no written final exam for these AP Art students. Rathe...

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