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Ms. Sloper (left), Mrs. Sherwood (right) and Dawn Myers (back) at the end of the school year in 2018. They had an ice cream truck come to the school to buy treats to support the class of 2019. According to Mrs. Sloper, Mrs. Sherwood LOVED treats!

KATE Sherwood project spreads statewide to inspire student-teacher connection 

Ava Norton and Alyssa Parsons
March 10, 2023

There are few people in this world that will make a long lasting impact on people's lives like Kate Sherwood’s impact on students, staff and friends of LHS. Sherwood was a school counselor who worked...

Jason Parent delivers the opening remarks at the Class of 2021 graduation.

Principal Jason Parent to become new Assistant Superintendent of District

Makenna True, Editor in Chief
March 8, 2023

In an era of ever-changing faces, structures, and standards at Londonderry High School, there has been one steady constant. You can usually find him in the main lobby, bidding every student good morning....

The Athletic Leadership Council partners with the Bring Change 2 Mind club to raise awareness for mental health at LHS.

Student Staff Basketball game to be held on 2/23

Kelly Egan, Arts and Entertainment Editor
February 16, 2023

Seniors: have you ever daydreamed in class about what it would be like to show how much better you are than your teachers without repercussions?  Staff: have you ever wanted to get back at your students...

President Sean OMara holds a shirt that reads One World, One Love. This photo was taken last year during a clothes sort in preparation for the first ever Thrift Fair.

Green Council’s Thrift Fair returns for sophomore run

Makenna True, Editor in Chief
February 13, 2023

The iconic brown boxes have returned to the halls this year as Green Council’s Thrift Fair is fast approaching. Green Council President senior Sean O’Mara is “beyond excited” for next week’s...

Day of Giving angels share why they donated

Day of Giving ‘angels’ share why they donated

Andrew Macpherson, Opinions Editor
February 2, 2023

Even though their hair is now cut, the crowd is gone and the gym floor is cleaned, those who donated during this year's Day of Giving will never forget why they donated their hair. Read the stories...

“Im hoping we can share recipes and broaden peoples food experience, Anderson said. Sometimes at home they only make certain things, so being able to come here and try different things, and taking them home I guess be the ultimate goal. They go home and they teach their family.”

Culinary club reignites their flame

Kai Wall, Reporter
February 1, 2023

Not long after the last bell rings, the scent of fresh food wafts from room 302 through the hallways. Do you know what that means? Culinary Club is back up and running! Culinary Club adviser Jennifer...

LHS Lancers selected as seven of the top young musicians in New Hampshire

LHS Lancers selected as seven of the top young musicians in New Hampshire

Catie Brown, Copy Chief
January 13, 2023

NH All-State auditions came to a close in Nov. 2022. Naturally, with the prospect of Holiday break ahead, during this time, a substantial weight was lifted off of hundreds of students’ shoulders. And,...

“I feel lucky to be a part of the Adult Ed community,” Burkhardt said. “I’m proud of how all of the students come from various backgrounds and life experiences with the same goal in mind: to graduate.”

Students in adult education graduate from LHS

Andrew Macpherson, Opinion Editor
January 7, 2023

Students in the Adult Education program dawned white and blue gowns and threw their tassels to the right on Thursday, January 5, 2023.  Meeting in the evenings, students enrolled in the program aimed...

Senior pep rally coordinator, Rebecca DePasse helps Junior, Sarah DeFazio with her ponytails.

Behind LHS’s famed Day of Giving

LHS's Day of Giving is not an easy day to prepare for. However, LHS has many Pep Rally coordinators and donors who help make the day extra special.
Jill Mazzola, Features Editor
January 6, 2023

With the annual Day of Giving that happened today, there was lots of preparation that went on behind the scenes. Many do not know how much the LHS Pep Rally coordinators work for one special day of hair...

The seniors of Mrs. Bounds C period class have dressing in pjs on the first day of sprit week for the past 4 years.

Spirit week: pajama day

Megan Standifer, Assistant Editor in Chief
December 21, 2022

LHS celebrates the upcoming holiday break with the traditional spirit week leading up to the winter pep rally. This week, the school showcased a theme that had never been seen before, Hawaiian holidays...

Isabel Schickler and Cassidy Riedel set up a booth for Bring Change to Mind at the annual 8th grade step up day. They want to spread the word about the club and spark interest in any new students minds for possible new members.

‘Bring Change to Mind’ club breaks stigma on mental health

Maggie Roy, Reporter
December 19, 2022

Ever since the beginning of their junior year, seniors Isabel Schickler and Cassidy Riedel aspired to create a mental health club at the school. With the news of Morgynne Sevigny’s passing last fall,...

Joy hides under the rugs in her cage in Melissa Fried’s office.

Guinea pig brings ‘Joy’ to students

Natalie Josic, Reporter
December 2, 2022

The special education office is often a quiet place. Small, with two shared rooms, the office is home to the smell of perfume, organized cubbies, cute pictures, peaceful music, and more recently: a...

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