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Why community college deserves more recognition

Why community college deserves more recognition

Nina Perry, Reporter

November 18, 2019

For juniors and seniors, choosing colleges can be either the most exciting or the most stressful time of your young life. Writing your essays on Common App (click here) while also applying for your Free Application for Federal Student Aid, also known as FAFSA (click here), can take a toll on you.  For some senio...

Go fund yourself. My two cents on how to get a job.

Go fund yourself. My two cents on how to get a job.

Courtney Clark, Opinions Editor

October 11, 2019

Looking for a way to make money? A job may be the perfect way to bring in extra or needed cash. With the help of these simple tips, you will be able to find a job with little to no struggle. Though there are restrictions that high school students may face regarding their age, there are still plenty o...

Genetics, chemical engineering professionals to visit Futures Lab in Oct.

Genetics, chemical engineering professionals to visit Futures Lab in Oct.

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

October 8, 2019

Interested in a career that specializes in genetics or chemical engineering? Sign up in the Futures Lab today to attend these presentations.   Genetics & Chemical Engineering Presentation by Katherine E. Lawson Ph.D Student in Chemical Engineering/ Bachelor’s in Bioengineering & Minor in Ge...

Should you take the AP Exam?

Should you take the AP Exam?

Juliana Hamel, Opinions Editor

October 7, 2019

It may only be October, but students in Advanced Placement (AP) classes are already tasked with the difficult job of deciding whether or not to take the AP Exam in May. There are so many things to consider before sending in the registration form, but knowing the facts may help make the decision easi...

October college & career events to put in your calendar

October college & career events to put in your calendar

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

October 3, 2019

Wednesday, October 9 There will be a college fair in the LHS gym from 6:30-8:00 pm. There will be 100 colleges there, and the fair is open to both students and their guardians. If you are interested in checking out colleges, feel free to attend. Wednesday, October 16 For freshmen, sopho...

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 ...

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