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New yearbook co-chief steps up

New yearbook co-chief steps up

Marissa McKay, Features Editor

June 6, 2019

With taking pictures, gathering information, designing layouts, editing pages, and more, this year’s yearbook chief junior Rhiannon Black could use some more help. To divide all of this work up and help out the entirety of the yearbook staff, they’ve decided to add a new co-chief to the class, ...

Teacher by day, die-hard Bruins fan by night: history teacher Courtemanche impacts his students

Teacher by day, die-hard Bruins fan by night: history teacher Courtemanche impacts his students

Alex Peters

May 30, 2019

Every morning, history teacher Mr. Courtemanche wakes up from a short night of sleep after screaming at the TV during the Bruins game the night before. He gets ready to go to work in the same way every day, always making sure his dress pants and sneakers match. He walks into room 209, pats his belo...

Drama director decides to step down

Drama director decides to step down

Marissa McKay, Features Editor

May 29, 2019

After nine long years of directing shows, choreographing dances, and leading the program, House 4 guidance counselor Valerie Nelson leaves the drama club. Nelson came to LHS in 2007 and decided to take over the drama club after her predecessor left. “I’d always been involved with drama my ...

Mrs. Kerns strives to help students be successful

Mrs. Kerns strives to help students be successful

Rachel St. Louis, Creative Writing Editor

May 24, 2019

When Kim Kerns was an assistant working at Moose Hill for four years, she never envisioned herself as a freshman science and sophomore biology teacher here at LHS. One of the many reasons why students admire her is because of her philosophy, which is all about kindness. “The hardest thing for me to watch is peop...

LHS teachers run in 123rd Boston Marathon

LHS teachers run in 123rd Boston Marathon

Amy Overhulser, Features Editor

May 13, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

     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...

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