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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

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

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

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

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...

Ms. Jabar’s goal? To be the teacher she wishes she’d had.

Ms. Jabar’s goal? To be the teacher she wishes she’d had.

Bella Cossette, Reporter

January 24, 2019

I have two tests, a project and homework piling up to the point where I am so stressed I just want to give up. I go to pass in a paper that is late and when I try and pull it out of my bag, I can't find it. This is how I spent the first year of high school before I started working with academic c...

House 4 welcomes new secretary

House 4 welcomes new secretary

Marissa McKay, Features Editor

January 2, 2019

From signing dismissal notes to helping with attendance, Mrs. Brown has a lot on her plate in her new position as House 4 Secretary. Before she got this new job, Brown was a secretary for a company, a stay at home mom for her two sons, both of whom also worked for The Lancer Spirit in high schoo...

LHS remembers angel Becca Tenney

LHS remembers angel Becca Tenney

Marissa McKay, Features Editor

December 19, 2018

As the last Day of Giving creeps closer this year, another special event comes along with it. The House 3 Conference Room will be dedicated to Rebecca Tenney on Thursday, Dec. 20 at 3:00 p.m. Tenney donated her hair in 2010 and signed up again for 2011, but in the beginning of that year, the junio...

Math Team starts season off strong

Math Team starts season off strong

Marissa McKay, Features Editor

November 28, 2018

After winning fourth at states last year, the LHS Math Team is looking forward to another great season. Although extra math sounds uninviting to most students, the honor and pride after a successful meet makes it worth it. “It’s good practice for math class, and it’s actually more fun than it seems,...

Lancer Nation shares what they’re thankful for

Lancer Nation shares what they’re thankful for

Kat Provost and Jazz Conde

November 21, 2018

With Thanksgiving upon us, Lancer Nation has a lot to be thankful for. Here's just a few. David Ollis Senior I’m thankful for friends and family.           Theo McKnight Sophomore I’m thankful for food.         ...

Model UN develops real world skills

Model UN develops real world skills

Marissa McKay, Features Editor

November 13, 2018

Education is an essential detail when developing real world skills, but clubs outside of the classroom also contribute to building a student’s learning experience. The LHS Model United Nations club offers these skills through research, debates, resolutions, and discussions about unsolved global problems....

Mackenzie Conner excels in LHS robotics

Mackenzie Conner excels in LHS robotics

Kait Bedell, Online Chief

November 6, 2018

Whether it is anything from art club to athletics, LHS encourages students to branch out to make friends while sharing common interests. For senior Mackenzie Conner, robotics was her comfortable spot where she could do just that. Since freshman year, Conner had found and taken an interest in the rob...

LSO News Series: New efforts to greet freshmen underway

LSO News Series: New efforts to greet freshmen underway

Morgan Torre, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

October 28, 2018

  Freshmen always need encouragement to feel welcome and accepted in their new setting of high school. Freshman Orientation and Step Up Day are two of the major efforts that make freshmen feel excited and less anxious in the next chapter of their lives. Now, there is a virtual opportunity for thes...

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