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Broadway’s revolutionary new musical ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ dazzles audiences

Broadway’s revolutionary new musical ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ dazzles audiences

Tim Gore, Reporter

November 9, 2017


Filed under A & E, Showcase

The latest smash hit to reach the Broadway stage has captured the hearts of thousands of people through the haunting story of Dear Evan Hansen. This Tony-winning Best Musical is loaded with star power, from actors and actresses to those behind the scenes. Ben Platt is stunning in his role as the t...

5SOS’s ‘Sounds Good Feels Good’ continues to enthrall listeners

5SOS’s ‘Sounds Good Feels Good’ continues to enthrall listeners

Anna Drabik, Reporter

November 9, 2017


Filed under A & E, Reviews, Showcase

Thanks to a band of four slightly immature Australian men, my life has changed forever. The pop-punk(ish) group, Five Seconds of Summer (5SOS) formed in 2011, and since then they have released two studio albums, Five Seconds of Summer and Sounds Good Feels Good (SGFG). In 2013, 5SOS toured with One Direc...

Students to display musical talents at annual Prism Concert this weekend

Students to display musical talents at annual Prism Concert this weekend

Lilly Grodt and Liz Iaconis

October 27, 2017


Filed under A & E, Showcase

When the lights go down in the cafeteria this weekend, the sounds of instruments and voices will rise up as students share their musical talents at this weekend's Prism Concert.  Produced by music teachers Mr. Beaulieu and Mrs. Loschiavo, the concert consists of music performed by soloists, groups...

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, Showcase, Upcoming Events

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...

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