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Yearbook class: Where staff members work together to preserve school memories

Yearbook class: Where staff members work together to preserve school memories

Julia Sprage, Reportor

January 11, 2017

Yearbook staff members begin creating the LHS yearbook Reflections the second they walk through the door on their first day back to school. From that moment on, every staff member must work hard taking photos, proofing pages, writing copy and meeting deadlines to make the yearbook the best it can...

Woodman’s Widlife: With pen & paintbrush, Woodman

Woodman’s Widlife: With pen & paintbrush, Woodman

Madison Martin, Features Editor

January 10, 2017

LHS knows Ms. Woodman as a friendly face who writes passes for students during their lunch periods and for running the annual Flower Fund. However, Woodman is quite the adventurer. She has come face to face with a wild black bear, has picked up a poisonous fish, and even ran her own cake decorating bus...

LHS alum appears on BBC’s “100 Women” series for creating STEM program

LHS alum appears on BBC’s “100 Women” series for creating STEM program

Madison Martin, Features Editor

January 6, 2017

Women have come a long way since sitting quietly, hands folded in their laps, expected to be merely seen and not heard.  They’ve led countries, built up their own businesses, joined the military, and have proven that men aren't the only ones with strength and intelligence. Yet even with all this pr...

Pantene Angels share why they donate

Pantene Angels share why they donate

Megan Packard and Liz Iaconis

January 5, 2017

Leading up to the Day of Giving this Friday, some Pantene Angels spoke about the experience of donating their hair and gave explanations for their selflessness, telling what drove them to donate something so personal such as their hair. Many of the girls have similar thoughts, but every story is different. E...

The Secret Life of Pep Rally Aides

The Secret Life of Pep Rally Aides

Ceara Kelly and Kiley White, Reporters

January 4, 2017

The pep rally aides spend countless hours slaving over the sports banners every pep rally. They are always around to give Mr. Juster a helping hand, and spend their time on the floor of the gym rather than chanting and bleeding their class colors with their peers. From a single sophomore to an abundance of ...

There’s no day like a snow day

There’s no day like a snow day

Alex Seeley, Features Editor

December 12, 2016

Rumors of an impending snow storm circulate. Anticipation builds and students everywhere stayed glued to their television or personal electronic devices, frantically searching for the evening news or news app to see just how much snow is supposed to fall. The predictions have decreased from around...

From then to now: Freshmen reflect on transition from LMS to LHS

From then to now: Freshmen reflect on transition from LMS to LHS

Rachel Court, Reporter

December 1, 2016

With the second semester of school quickly approaching, freshmen are finally getting used to being in high school. Although the transition from middle school to high school at first sounded like a nightmare to the majority of the freshmen, they are now realizing that it wasn’t as bad as they imag...

3rd graders give out toy soldiers to remind community members to honor veterans

3rd graders give out toy soldiers to remind community members to honor veterans

Staff writer

November 14, 2016

Customers shopping at the Nutfield store in Londonderry left with more than a cup of coffee or a pack of gum in their hands this past Friday. They most likely also clutched a small, toy soldier. Grace Rich, a 3rd grader at South School, and her friend Emily Hoyt, a 3rd grader at Matthew Thornt...

Club Day Monday: Pay-it-Foward

Club Day Monday: Pay-it-Foward

Chase L'Heureux, Reporter

November 14, 2016

The Pay-it-Forward club gives students a way to give back not just to Londonderry High School, but to the larger community as well.   Pay it Forward does five events each month. Some of these events include the Veterans Breakfast (which took place just this past weekend), helping out in soup kitchen...

Fifth grade class records book promos for LEO 103

Fifth grade class records book promos for LEO 103

Hannah Kennedy, Reporter

November 9, 2016

Editor's Note: Ms. Juster asked The Lancer Spirit to withhold the names of the students who were quoted or photographed for this article. To make it easier to follow which student is being quoted, the reporter changed the names of the students.     Lexi, a student in Ms. Juster's fifth grade class at Matthew Thornton, sat down in the LHS radio...

LHS welcomes new STEM Curriculum Coordinator Mr. Flynn

LHS welcomes new STEM Curriculum Coordinator Mr. Flynn

Alex Seeley, Features Editor

November 5, 2016

Tucked into a small room in the curriculum office next to the library lies a door facing a wooden desk. Adjacent to the desk hanging on the wall are pictures of a smiling 7-year-old girl alongside images of picturesque golf courses and other sports memorabilia. The office belongs ...

GSA provides safe atmosphere for LGBT+ teens

GSA provides safe atmosphere for LGBT+ teens

Josh Galluzzo, Features Editor

November 3, 2016

For an LGBT+teen, most of the day can be spent hiding from the surrounding world and concealing the true person on the inside. The opportunities to “be yourself” are few and far between, which is explained in detail in a 2014 Lancer Spirit article by former LHS student Andrew Collins. Recently, however, some of these same students have taken initiative to ...

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