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Lancer Spirit Online

The student news site of Londonderry High School

Lancer Spirit Online

The student news site of Londonderry High School

Lancer Spirit Online

FEATURES

Sophomore Amara Williams said that Wildcat Fall’s “natural beauty” made it “worth the time I spent there.”

Time friendly alternatives to hiking the Appalachian Trail

Catie Brown, Features Editor
January 11, 2022

Sure, hiking the Appalachian Trail would be an escapade no one would ever forget. But in reality, no one has the time to walk 2,190 miles. Besides, who wants to travel that far when there are opportunities...

Caroline Leone signs to Stonehill College.

Senior Caroline Leone commits to Stonehill College

Katie Doherty, Reporter
December 22, 2021

For as long as senior Caroline Leone could remember, her goal was to play lacrosse in college. She now plans on achieving that goal at Stonehill College in North Easton, Mass.  Last December, Leone...

Mr. Guertin helps sophomore Nick Strong with math in room 112. His favorite thing is to help students avoid the same mistakes he made. Photo by Gianna Siracuse

Math teacher wants to add hope to struggling students

Gianna Siracuse, Reporter
December 17, 2021

LHS Algebra teacher Leon Guertin wasn’t always good at math. He said he started having a problem with math “around fifth grade.” It made him feel really aggravated and frustrated that he couldn’t...

 Five members of the International Club coloring in their chosen pictures for the “Day of the Dead” celebration.

International Club creates a new way to celebrate culture

Ethan Green , Reporter
December 15, 2021

Departing from their original format of power points and presentations, The International Club now celebrates different cultures and their holidays. From events to festivals, they are showcasing the world...

High school provides students a variety of stressors, but there are many ways to cope with such feelings

From stress to success: managing stress as a student

Brooke Silvia, Reporter
December 13, 2021

The crisp brown leaves scurry in the frigid wind as a new season is brought to us, and along with that comes the familiar smell of stress. For some, it may be seasonal, and for others it may be non-stop,...

Captain, Senior Matt Misiaszek, handles the ball in a soccer game of his junior year at Londonderry High School. Misiazek and his teammates were able to pull out a win due to his impeccable skills on defense. He protected the net throughout the whole game and played his heart out.

Senior Matt Misiaszek turns injury into perseverance

Sarah Tsetsilas, Reporter
December 10, 2021

When senior Matt Misiaszek  heard the doctor say he had torn his ACL during his second pre-season game, he was “pretty devastated.”   “But at that moment I knew I needed to work harder...

Sophomore Michaela Horan holds in her hands the novel shes been writing since the fourth grade. Rolling Hills and the Lost Key of Peachtree Palace was published in September 2021.

Sophmore hopes her recently published novel can ‘become like a home’ to her readers

Emma Desrosiers, Reporter
December 9, 2021

Her hands hit the keyboard at the speed of light, but it doesn’t seem fast enough. Her brain whirls with ideas and she sits back to catch her breath to relieve herself from the excitement at the words...

Sophomore Mackenzie Gaineys favorite ornament is the African symbol of eternal family, because it reminds her of her father who works in the army, and represents that her that her family will be together forever.

Lancers share memories behind their favorite Christmas ornaments

Catie Brown, Features Editor
December 7, 2021

The holiday season brims with memories; the cherished, even the unpleasant. And some of these memories are preserved through ornaments hanging on a Christmas tree. Here are the tales behind some Lancer’s...

The cast excitedly awaits their opening night. Before the first show, there were lots of emotions. “It was surreal knowing that we were finally here at this point,” Egan said. “Because of how far we’ve come in a short amount of time.”

Students perform in theatre’s rendition of “The Sound of Music”

Jillian Mazzola, Reporter
December 3, 2021

She never saw The Sound of Music musical because she stereotyped it as “old.” And initially, she wasn’t planning on even auditioning for the show. But when sophomore Kelly Egan was approached by...

The KATE Project flyer provides ample information about the program.

LHS staff member creates the KATE Project to continue Kate Sherwood’s legacy

Abby Foley, Executive Features Editor
December 1, 2021

Mrs. Kate Sherwood has a legacy that staff member Ms. Melissa Romein wants to continue to share through a project she came up with called the KATE Project. The KATE Project stands for kindness, asking,...

From teammates and friends to peers among LHS, Morgynne has made an impact on our community. Here are some words from those who reflect on their memories with her.

Our words to Morgynne

Katie Huggins, Lifestyle Editor
November 21, 2021

"Morgynne, words cannot express how absolutely heartbroken I am. There is so much I want to say, so many things I wanted to do with you. We've been through hell and back together and I'm so grateful...

As the sun sets on the beach, Millis dances to the sound of crashing waves against the sand. “Music isn’t the only thing you can dance to,” Millis said.

Senior Alea Millis dances love, joy and passion

Catie Brown, Features Editor
November 15, 2021

The bell sounds, signaling the end of H period, and she breathes out a sigh, that isn’t of relief. She picks up her backpack and makes a beeline towards the classroom door, while her mind is busy organizing...

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