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Senior Kelly Egan admires the White House before getting recognized as the New Hampshire winner of the 2023 Al Neuharth Free Spirit Award. (Photo provided by Kelly Egan).

Kelly Egan: Editor-in-Chief of Lancer Spirit Takes Home NH Journalist of the Year Award.

Morgan Laczynski, Fashion Editor
June 7, 2024

   When senior Kelly Egan heard she was named Journalist of the Year for NH, she was “shocked.” “I didn’t even know how I did it,” Egan said. “It didn’t feel real.” Egan has...

LSO Podcast: “One little act of kindness could literally change someone’s life.”

Senior Myleigh Brennan speaks on mental health awareness and Mariposas for Morgynne.
Bridget Berry and Lizzie Sosa
May 28, 2024

In this first episode of the LSO podcast Hoopla, senior Bridget Berry and junior Lizzie Sosa speak with senior Myleigh Brennan about the sweatshirts she designed to support mental health awareness and...

Students and teachers meet and pet animals at Lancer speak up day. (Photo by Sean Cornett)

Lancers “speak up” for third year

Lizzie Sosa, Features Editor
May 24, 2024

Health teacher Holly Lafore organized a mental health day for LHS students on May 24 2024. This day is curated to give kids a break from classes and to learn more about the importance of mental health. “This...

This memorial honors LHS alumni who lost their lives while serving. It is located off the main lobby next to the outdoor walkway.

Standing strong for those who’ve fallen

Kelsey Sweet, Reporter
May 21, 2024

The Blue and Purple Star Lancers held a “ceremony of the fallen soldiers” on April 16 to honor LHS alum who died while serving as an active member of an armed forces unit. It was also an opportunity...

The Einstein Field sets in an ominous light on the competing teams, who are searching for the title of best in the world.

Plundering the competition; PVC Pirates at FRC World Championships

Sean Cornett, Multimedia Editor
May 8, 2024

Coming to the end of an extremely successful season, the LHS Robotics Team, also known as FRC Team 1058, the PVC Pirates, has gone to the highest peaks of the First Robotics Competition. With going to...

The LHS Robotics Teams pit crew diagnoses problems from the previous matches.

Documenting an extraordinary season; An LHS robotics season gallery

Sean Cornett, Multimedia Editor
May 8, 2024

Throughout the 2024 season, the LHS Robotics Team, otherwise known as Team 1058 of the First Robotics Competition, has done very well when it comes to competition and development of the team's innovations....

Charlie Lantz, your Mr. LHS 2024! Photo used with permission by Kelly Egan

Meet your Mr. LHS 2024: Charlie Lantz

Lizzie Sosa, Features Editor
May 6, 2024

LHS’s sacred tradition of senior boys dancing on a stage with shiny costumes and breathtaking talents in front of the entire student body has graced the school once again. After an eventful night filled...

Sophomore Avery Yazbek, sophomore Joe Strong, sophomore Brandon Dyer (left to right) show their enthusiasm for the days track practice during the solar eclipse by showing off their eclipse eyewear.

Londonderry Lancers share their experiences with the solar eclipse

Students take on a one in a lifetime experience, sharing the memories and moments that were created during the 2024 Solar Eclipse.
Kelsey Sweet, Reporter
April 17, 2024

When it comes to big events that take place after school, LHS takes the opportunity to provide ways for students to make memories while being attentive to their fellow peers. The spring sports teams were...

Horan holds her copy of her second book in her hands for the very first time.

Michaela Horan’s “surreal” Rolling Hills experience

Meg Carroll, Creative Writing Editor
April 10, 2024

Senior, Michaela Horan is the author of the “Rolling Hills” series, and her newest book, “Rolling Hills and the Sword of Alvara,” was released on Feb. 16, 2024. Though her second book of the series...

Katelin Blomgren sips on her monster knowing that her A Period class will be fired up.

Where do Lancers go to get their get-up-and-go?

Join the debate about which caffeinated drink keeps students moving and grooving through their days.
Kelsey Sweet, Reporter
April 4, 2024

Let's face it: teenagers have become dependent on caffeinated energy drinks. We need them to wake up at five in the morning or make it to our after-school activities and clubs or just get through our days....

Survivor and storyteller: Kati Preston, once a voice silenced by the Holocaust, now speaks volumes of resilience and hope.

Holocaust survivor shares her story with students

A wedding dress saved Kati Preston’s life. Preston’s mom was a seamstress and made a wedding dress for an orphan, Elizabeth, years before. When World War II occurred, she offered to hide Preston when the Nazis rounded up the Jews. Here is Preston’s story.
Kaylee Mague, Reporter
March 21, 2024

  When it all started Kati Preston came from a small town in Hungary that was “not much bigger than Concord, [NH].”  “It was a very happy little town,” Preston said. “A civilized...

Team 1058 (the Londonderry Robotics Team) poses with the autonomous award won at the Granite State District event.

Record setting matches place the LHS Robotics Team in second at GSD

Sean Cornett, Multimedia Editor
March 21, 2024

After a wild weekend of fierce competition at the Granite State District event, the LHS robotics team has come out in 2nd place in the alliance standings. Along with this placement, the team also participated...

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