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Teachers run in the 123rd Boston Marathon

Teachers run in the 123rd Boston Marathon

Amy Overhulser, Features Editor

May 13, 2019


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The overwhelming support from the crowd but the quietness and solemn silence of the racers surrounds them. The cheers push them, the support rings in their ears. The rush of adrenaline pumps through their body as they run through the pain and long for the finish line. Math teacher Ms. Brenna...

Senior Sessa hopes to spread positivity and self love through her senior project

Senior Sessa hopes to spread positivity and self love through her senior project

Isabella McCutcheon

May 3, 2019


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When senior Sierra Sessa was seven, she wasn’t worried about fitting into size two jeans or wearing crop tops. The boys she knew didn’t obsess over who had the biggest biceps. They were all just kids. As her classmates and herself grew older and older, and they progressed through puberty, that all chang...

Robotics team inspires community

Robotics team inspires community

Marissa McKay, Features Editor

April 30, 2019


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Between programming, computer designing, manufacturing parts, planning events, and spreading the STEM message to the community, there is a lot more to the robotics team than just cool robots. Though the robotics season goes all year round, the real work takes place over six weeks from January to F...

South School goes “under the sea” in their recent performance of “The Little Mermaid”

South School goes “under the sea” in their recent performance of “The Little Mermaid”

Isabella McCutcheon

April 2, 2019


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Fourth Grader Andrew Pizzi joined Drama Club at South School this year, walking into the audition room with a love for singing and a family background of being musically inclined. “My entire family is musical,” Pizzi said. “I like getting to sing. I [sing] every day, so I like it.” P...

Senior Hailey Robbins shows what it takes to be a Lancer

Senior Hailey Robbins shows what it takes to be a Lancer

Marissa McKay, Features Editor

March 28, 2019


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After a long day of school, senior Hailey Robbins spends her afternoons rushing from activity to activity, trying to get homework done, and looking for time to relax in between it all. With two dance teams, prom preparations, Blue Star Lancers, Pay It Forward, and honors societies, she is kept very busy....

LHS students make a difference in the Dominican Republic

LHS students make a difference in the Dominican Republic

Kait Bedell, Online Chief

March 18, 2019


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During February break, 11 LHS students went to the DominicanRepublic through a missionary trip which aimed to help those in need. The idea of the trip first conspired between senior Michael Kennedy and senior Sophie Karlson in the back of their sophomore biology class. It began as just an idea, b...

LHS spreads awareness during Granite State Respect Week

LHS spreads awareness during Granite State Respect Week

Marissa McKay, Features Editor

February 18, 2019


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Last week, the halls of LHS were covered wall to wall with posters and sticky notes displaying words like “respect” and “speak out” as a part of Granite State Respect Week. From Feb. 11-15, LHS celebrated this week for the second year in a row to teach students about healthy relationships...

New multimedia class inspires students to explore creative outlets

New multimedia class inspires students to explore creative outlets

Marissa McKay, Features Editor

February 15, 2019


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     Filming videos, watching Youtube, editing, listening to podcasts, if any of these things pique your interest, then the new Multimedia class is for you.      Basic video teacher Karen Robinson is starting a class that will be available next year for all grades, with no prerequisites need...

Meet the Master of Dungeons. A Creator of Worlds. A Fantasy Writer Extraordinaire.

Meet the Master of Dungeons. A Creator of Worlds. A Fantasy Writer Extraordinaire.

Jill Morani

February 12, 2019


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To the rest of the world, junior Quinten Miller is an average high school student with a bit of an interesting philosophy. To the Dungeons and Dragons (D&D) club at school, however, Miller is a Dungeon Master. Now wait. Before you click off because D&D is “nerd stuff.” Stop. Read on b...

Grandmont is out, proud and not going to change

Grandmont is out, proud and not going to change

Amy Maffattone, Reporter

February 8, 2019


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When junior Emily Grandmont was a freshman, she found herself crushing on both boys and girls. Before this, Grandmont had identified as straight, but once she “let herself be more open” she discovered what she truly liked.   This was her first insight into her sexuality. “I was surpri...

Raphael Ribeiro: the fight of a hero both overseas and right next door

Raphael Ribeiro: the fight of a hero both overseas and right next door

Bella McCutcheon, Reporter

February 5, 2019


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For most seniors in high school, their concerns are focused on who they’re taking to prom and when the next house party is. However, when Londonderry officer Raphael Ribeiro was in high school, becoming a soldier was all he could think about. “I enlisted for the army when I was 17,” Rib...

From pans to Pasadena: Drum captain Eva Gertz has beats in her bones

From pans to Pasadena: Drum captain Eva Gertz has beats in her bones

Alex Peters, Reporter

February 4, 2019


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Ding! Bop! Thump! are the sounds senior drummer Eva Gertz made when she was just five years old as she sat on the ground in her house with a spoon or two in hand, hitting pots and pans. These household items found in the kitchen are the big reason why Gertz has that love for drumming today. “I just wasn...

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