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“Your future is key, so stay drug free”- LHS Celebrates Red Ribbon Week 2017

“Your future is key, so stay drug free”- LHS Celebrates Red Ribbon Week 2017

Abi Whitcomb, Podcast & Opinions Editor, Marketing Manager

October 23, 2017


Filed under Health, News, Showcase

October 23-27 is Red Ribbon Week, an annual campaign to create awareness of alcohol, tobacco, and drug abuse in the United States. This year's theme is "Your future is key, so stay drug free". This week, LHS is holding events each day to celebrate staying away from drugs, including a poster contest that...

Food for thought: stop stress-eating and opt for stress-reducing snacks instead

Bella Ziolek, Health Editor

January 18, 2017


Filed under Health

While first semester is drawing to a close, your pantry door might be opening up to offer some studying snacks. Finals week tends to be one of the more stressful weeks of the year; these exams can make or break your GPA. Accompanying the stress oftentimes are not-so-healthy snacks and comfort food. Bu...

Crush your sugar rush with these sweet alternatives

Crush your sugar rush with these sweet alternatives

Ceara Kelly, Reporter

November 21, 2016


Filed under Health

Autumn is finally here, which means that these last few months of the year are going to be jam-packed with fun holiday celebrations. Nothing completes a holiday meal like a warm and gooey apple pie or some decadent brownies with vanilla bean ice cream on top. What if these desserts tasted amazing - but w...

Taste buds be warned: New ‘Chef Specialty Meals’ coming to LHS cafe

Taste buds be warned: New ‘Chef Specialty Meals’ coming to LHS cafe

Bella Ziolek, Health Editor

November 16, 2016


Filed under Health, Showcase

Eating is more than just shoveling food down your throat to cease your stomach grumbles. It’s an experience that’s meant to open your eyes--and taste buds--to a world of new flavors. Amanda Venezia, the director of Londonderry dining services, has made it a goal to “open up students’ taste pale...

November’s Chef Specialty Meal: Honey Miso Salmon

November’s Chef Specialty Meal: Honey Miso Salmon

Sean Cotter, Reporter

November 16, 2016


Filed under Health

November's Chef Specialty Meal: Honey miso salmon with beet and apple salad When you first get your New Chef Specialty Meal, you have to start off with the beet and apple salad. Now I know what you’re thinking. Beets? Really? No way anything with beets can be appetizing. I know for myself w...

Pumpkin spice and everything nice: 3 recipes to try out this autumn

Pumpkin spice and everything nice: 3 recipes to try out this autumn

Kiley White, Reporter

October 28, 2016


Filed under Health, Showcase

Fall is here, and so are all of the recipes that come with it. Pumpkins are great for making jack o' lanterns, but they also have a lot of nutritional value. According to Daily Burn online, the benefits of pumpkins vary from antioxidants and anti-inflammatory agents to helping with stress relief (which most high s...

Being gluten-free is no piece of cake

Being gluten-free is no piece of cake

Bella Ziolek, Health Editor

October 25, 2016


Filed under Health, Showcase

“Oh you’re gluten-free, you can’t have fries! That sucks!” If you’re guilty of ever saying this, you belong to a very inclusive group of everyone that is uninformed about what being gluten-free really means. Being gluten-free is difficult enough, between bringing your own food to parties, having limited ...

Jimmy Fund 2-mile walk at LHS this Saturday

Jimmy Fund 2-mile walk at LHS this Saturday

Shea Robinson, Editor-in-Chief, College & Career Editor

October 4, 2016


Filed under Health, News, Showcase

The Londonderry satellite of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is hosting the very first extension of the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk. Each year in Boston, thousands of participants raise millions of dollars for cancer research and patient care. The Boston Jimmy Fund team reached out to the Lon...

Ounce by liquid ounce, Waterlogged app gets you hydrated and keeps you hydrated

Ounce by liquid ounce, Waterlogged app gets you hydrated and keeps you hydrated

Bella Ziolek, Health Editor

September 7, 2016


Filed under Health, Showcase

Edmodo needs to step aside and share some of the limelight with the new app in town. The Waterlogged app may not be on your iPhone home bar at the moment, but it should at least earn a download soon. Dehydration is a common problem for people and unless you’re drinking four or more Poland Spring bot...

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