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See what you can be, thanks to the Futures Lab

See what you can be, thanks to the Futures Lab

Rachel St. Louis, Executive College & Career / Creative Writing

June 14, 2019

High school is full of assignments, deadlines, and events, but LHS Futures Lab Facilitators Mrs. Wooding and Mrs. Halstead aim to help students in their goals before and after high school, including career choices. Please view the information and required CCR Goals links below for the grade you are go...

FAQs on senior scholarships. Deadline is tomorrow.

FAQs on senior scholarships.  Deadline is tomorrow.

Liz Iaconis, News Editor

March 6, 2019

All scholarship packets must be completed and returned to Main Guidance by March 7, 2019.  The office closes at 3:00. Important information to know on scholarship packets. Senior scholarship packets are open to all graduating seniors attending Londonderry High School regardless of town of residency. T...

Breaking the college search down: D.C. area universities

Breaking the college search down: D.C. area universities

Liz Iaconis, News Editor

November 30, 2018

This past March, nearing the end of my junior year and the looming college applications I have faced this fall, my dad and I decided to take a spur of the moment trip to college tour in Washington, D.C. With an interest in politics and international affairs, I felt it imperative to see if I could envision...

Early applications deadline is today

Early applications deadline is today

Morgan Torre, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2018

Today’s the day! It’s Nov. 1, the day when most early action and early decision applications are due. If you are applying early, be sure that you have everything completed by midnight tonight or your application will be considered late. Read over your common application essay and supplementals, browse...

PSAT day is tomorrow

PSAT day is tomorrow

Morgan Torre, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2018

Fellow seniors, I know you’re all excited for your day off tomorrow since you don’t have to take PSATs. But you should try to make sure it’s productive. For everyone who is applying Early Decision or Early Action to college, your deadlines are fast approaching. Here are some ways you can make your...

How to make the most of College and Career day

How to make the most of College and Career day

Ashley Arrigo, Reporter

October 10, 2017

Whether it’s joining the military, deciding on a college, researching career paths, or starting that college essay you’ve procrastinated doing since school started, every senior will have the opportunity to plan for their future on Senior College Day that’s taking place on Wed. Oct. 11. The C...

Ithaca College connects students to nature

Ithaca College connects students to nature

Madison Martin, Features Editor

September 28, 2017

Students who prefer to be in a relaxed, woodsy environment compared to a crowded city are sure to feel right at home in Ithaca College in upstate NY— and the school is a must see for anyone interested in music or performing arts.   Ithaca college has on-campus hiking trails that run through the ...

Tips for College Tours

Tips for College Tours

Kiley White, Reporter

May 19, 2017

The first part of the college process is touring and interviewing. With interviews, eye contact and good questions are important. Stay away from “Do you like the this school?” because yes or no questions make for a short awkward conversation. Ask more questions that are major specific such as “H...

College is expensive, apply for scholarships

College is expensive, apply for scholarships

Ellie Goodspeed, Magazine Chief

January 23, 2017

Seniors, now that the January 1 college application deadline has passed, it is not time to slack off. While you do have time to take a breather and relax a bit, don’t forget to apply for scholarships. College is expensive and unless your parents own their own island, you probably can’t afford to ...

LSO’s declassified finals survival guide

LSO’s declassified finals survival guide

Shea Robinson, Editor-in-Chief, College & Career Editor

January 17, 2017

Right now you're probably refreshing the weather forecast hourly and playing out every possible scenario in your head that could get you out of taking exams tomorrow. But despite the impending snow storm, it's time to keep your eyes on the prize. One day down, only three to go. Even if there is...

Don’t let college ruin your holidays

Lizy Stubbs, Opinions Editor

December 30, 2016

It consumes your mind. You lay in bed when you’re supposed to be asleep and don't even bother watching Netflix. You toss. You turn.  And you can’t stop thinking about the same resonating thought. No, sugar plums aren’t dancing in your head. And the all-consuming thoughts aren’t based on St. ...

Please, please don’t ask me about college

Please, please don’t ask me about college

Ellie Goodspeed, Magazine Chief

December 30, 2016

I know that much of senior year is about applying to and deciding where to go for college. As every waking moment — and many of my dreams/nightmares — are centered around college, it doesn’t help to be constantly asked by peers, family members and even random people I’ve just met about where I’...

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