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Returning to the Rose Bowl: A look into the past and present trips to Pasadena, CA

Returning to the Rose Bowl: A look into the past and present trips to Pasadena, CA

Amy Overhulser, Reporter

December 22, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

The Lancer Marching Band and Colorguard will embark on a flight to Pasadena, California to march in the Rose Bowl Parade for the 5th time on December 28, 2017. Past alumni, teachers and students are excited for this occasion and are looking forward to seeing Lancer Nation represented in the Tournament o...

Seeing behind the walls of the Library Media Center

Seeing behind the walls of the Library Media Center

Delaney Root, Reporter

November 28, 2017


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It may seem like just a room filled with books and computers, but the Library Media Center has so much more to offer. “The school library is great,” freshman Gabrielle Page said. “We have so much time during lunch, and I love going during that time to catch up on my work.” Page loves u...

Greene connects with students and connects them to the real world

Greene connects with students and connects them to the real world

Mason Smith, Reporter

November 13, 2017


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After being laid off from the Ford dealership, Mr. Greene knew he wanted to find something he enjoyed more than selling cars. He liked working with people but wanted to have a bigger impact on others’ lives. He decided to apply for a position as a substitute teacher and soon learned that he loved ...

Feeling broken, but still going home

Feeling broken, but still going home

Clare Grant, Reporter

November 2, 2017


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Admitting help is the hard part; that’s what people told me. But coming home from the hospital was the hardest thing I ever had to cope with. The mental health hospital is nothing like it is usually portrayed as; I genuinely liked being there. The staff was great and the food consisted of homem...

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


Filed under College & Career, Features, Showcase

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...

Twirling Together: Emily Cowette joins Morgan Torre on the pep-rally floor

Twirling Together: Emily Cowette joins Morgan Torre on the pep-rally floor

Madison Martin, Editor in Chief

September 20, 2017


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Whenever she steps on the floor at pep rallies, a roar runs through the whole crowd, each one of her tricks ends with cheering, and shouts of praise erupt when she takes a bow. Since Lauryn DeBaie started the tradition in 2005, a performance by baton girl has become as iconic a part of pep rallies...

Meet the newest additions to Lancer Nation

Meet the newest additions to Lancer Nation

Liz Iaconis, Online Chief

August 29, 2017


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Mrs. Chase Department: House 4 Guidance Counselor Getting to know her: In her free time, she plays Sims "like it's her job," plays other video games, and cuddles with her pug, Darla. Chase claims her pug is her obsession.   Mrs. Sherwood Department: House 1 Guidance Counselor Getting to know...

Breaking the Binary: One senior discusses what it means to identify as genderfluid

Breaking the Binary: One senior discusses what it means to identify as genderfluid

Abi Whitcomb, Multi-Media Production Editor

June 23, 2017


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Blue and pink. Cars and dolls. Sports and homemaking. All of the above have been associated with traditional gender roles as we have known it since the 1940’s. But now we are in the midst of a revolution, where the concept of gender is anything but binary. According to a 2013 study by the In...

Learning new languages opens new worlds

Learning new languages opens new worlds

Lily Lefevre, A&E Editor

June 23, 2017


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For those who speak more than one language, the world doesn’t seem so tiny anymore. There is an understanding that there are more languages out there than what you learned to speak as a kid. Someone who understands this is math teacher Leokadia Koch-Castrigno, or as she is known at LHS: Mrs. Koch....

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 ...

Dyslexia: The Gift

Dyslexia: The Gift

Sean Cavanaugh, News Editor

June 8, 2017


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The day I found out that I had dyslexia, I didn’t know what that really meant. I was told it was a learning disability, but I didn't know what that was either. Before that day, I struggled to spell, do simple math, and read quickly, so my mother took me to Oxford learning where I got tested to figur...

LHS wears red, white and blue to show support for the heartbeat of Lancer Nation: Mr. Juster

LHS wears red, white and blue to show support for the heartbeat of Lancer Nation: Mr. Juster

Abi Whitcomb, Reporter

May 19, 2017


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The powerful, inspirational voice of Mr. Juster fills the gym during pep rallies and the Day of Giving assembly, unifying thousands of bodies as one singular, dynamic force. Since he’s not been in school this past week, however, it is said that you can still hear the echos of “Pep Rally Past” i...

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