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Teacher feature: Math teacher Mr. Milne trades Alaska for NH and insurance for teaching

Teacher feature: Math teacher Mr. Milne trades Alaska for NH and insurance for teaching

Jake Ziegler, Reporter

March 7, 2016


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A loud boom echoed around the classroom when Mr. Milne fell out of his chair and hit the ground. Silence. Then the class burst into laughter. Mr. Milne has been a mathematics teacher at LHS for eleven years now. He’s had his fair share of embarrassing and comical teaching moments. Senior Jimmy...

Correction for Lancer Spirit News Magazine: Art by Zoe Dieffenbach

Correction for Lancer Spirit News Magazine: Art by Zoe Dieffenbach

February 18, 2016


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The painting of Eric Mikutel on  pages 14-15 in the Feb. Lancer Spirit News Magazine (also seen below) was created by junior Zoe Dieffenbach.  Her name was inadvertently cut out of the magazine, and The Lancer Spirit staff wants to make sure she gets the credit she deserves.  ...

Creating her own reality: Senior Sami Marcantonio finds herself through art

Creating her own reality: Senior Sami Marcantonio finds herself through art

Katie Boucher, Reporter

February 11, 2016


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For senior and aspiring artist Sami Marcantonio, art isn’t just a hobby; it’s a way of life. “It’s so versatile,” Marcantonio said. “Whether you are happy or sad or any emotion you are feeling, you can portray it through art.” Marcantonio said what makes art amazing is that it c...

Tomorrow’s NESCom livestream coverage event canceled

Tomorrow’s NESCom livestream coverage event canceled

Video and TV production teacher Mrs. Robinson

February 4, 2016


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UPDATE as of 5:00 p.m., Feb. 5:  Due to inclement weather, the NESCom production crew is unable to come to Londonderry to work with students to provide coverage of the games tomorrow as described in the article below. Posted 1:oo a.m., Feb. 5: NESCom to give TV, video production students hands...

Portraits on wall, first step to promoting all

Portraits on wall, first step to promoting all

Malissa Christie, Magazine Chief

February 4, 2016


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     Powerful portraits of Londonderry’s athletic leaders now hang in the hallways, providing what ALC adviser, Mrs. Rich, hopes is a bit of inspiration for students and teachers passing by.      Rich came up with the idea after the ALC applied for and received a grant from the NHIAA for...

Civics class makes strides to bringing therapy dogs to LHS

Civics class makes strides to bringing therapy dogs to LHS

Allie Marsh, Reporter

January 26, 2016


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Ms. Johnson’s civics class was covering the dreaded subject of school shootings when the idea of getting a therapy dog came up. “The topic [of school shootings] gets to you after a while,” Johnson said. “The class began to think about what would make us happy and out of nowhere came the idea...

LHS Marching Band & Colorguard perform in Orlando, FL

LHS Marching Band & Colorguard perform in Orlando, FL

Emily Schackart, Photography Director

January 8, 2016


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 On Sunday, Dec. 27 at 6:30am sharp, the LHS Marching Band & Colorguard set out on the adventure of a lifetime, consisting of a 30 hour bus ride to Orlando, FL. The marching Lancers performed in two parades, the annual Orlando Citrus Parade, and a New Year’s Eve parade in Magic Kingdo...

History and physics classes launch new collaborative catapult project

History and physics classes launch new collaborative catapult project

Caroline Russell and Emily Schackart

December 4, 2015


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  Mr. Cariello’s E period senior Physics and Mr. Courtemanche’s E period sophomore US History have collaborated for a joint World War I artillery lesson.   Students are designing artillery pieces to be used in a mock battle next week. The concepts needed for the project are taught in...

LHS says farewell to long time hidden hero John Dalrymple

LHS says farewell to long time hidden hero John Dalrymple

Malissa Christie, Magazine Chief

December 1, 2015


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Whether he was out working on our fields or cheering in the stands, John Dalrymple gave it his all. “Even though we have somebody replacing him, John can never be replaced,” Chuck Zappala, Dalrymple’s supervisor said. “It’s cliche, but he really can’t.” John Dalrymple started his career...

Student journalists assemble for Free Spirit conference

Student journalists assemble for Free Spirit conference

Conor Battles, Editor-in-Chief

December 1, 2015


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The conference, spread out over five days, included seminars, workshops, and lectures.

Remembering our classmate Craig Fairweather

Remembering our classmate Craig Fairweather

Shea Robinson, College & Career Editor

November 24, 2015


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Ask any Lancer what their most recent memory of Craig Fairweather is, and they will most likely recall an exchange of smiles and laughter and a conversation with a genuinely earnest friend. His friends recall his ability to make anyone he spoke to feel important and cared for. Teachers at LHS made...

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