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A Powerful Force- World Water Day 2018

A Powerful Force- World Water Day 2018

Abi Whitcomb, Opinions Editor

March 23, 2018


Filed under Health, LIFESTYLE, Showcase

Every day, we take a clean drop of H2O for granted. We stand and think about outrageous things for way too long in a hot shower and buy plastic bottles of the “world’s best water”. Americans use 100 gallons of water per day- the highest in the world. The safeness of our drinking water isn’t something that people in developed countries have to wo...

Getting in the zone: Benefits of meditation

Getting in the zone: Benefits of meditation

Sean Cavanaugh, News Editor

December 19, 2017


Filed under Health, LIFESTYLE, Showcase

Is adding meditation to your daily routine beneficial to your health? People think meditation is just for monks and hippies, but many people that you encounter throughout the day might make it part of their daily routine. Meditation is a great way to help athletes focus. An athlete’s focus could make o...

LSO Review: Asahi Sushi and Chinese Buffet

LSO Review: Asahi Sushi and Chinese Buffet

Drew Lambert, Reporter

December 1, 2017


Filed under Health, LIFESTYLE, Reviews

In present day America, you can find a plethora of different kinds of restaurants almost anywhere you go. Londonderry is no exception to that by any means. Asahi is a Chinese buffet that also has a variety of other things such as Thai, Sushi and a full kitchen. With so many things in one restaura...

Monthly mental health topics: Why it’s important to understand mental health

Monthly mental health topics: Why it’s important to understand mental health

Hannah Alback and Darrian Baker, Reporters

December 1, 2017


Filed under Health, LIFESTYLE, Showcase

Mental health awareness is an issue that tends to be pushed aside at school. We want to proudly address the elephant in the room and make it an approachable subject. Every month, we will be focusing on a particular topic related to mental health. Then each week, we will delve into a specific subtopic...

Are you a heavy snoozer? Tips to getting out of bed in the morning

Are you a heavy snoozer? Tips to getting out of bed in the morning

Rachel Cook, Health & Lifestyle Editor

October 24, 2017


Filed under Health, LIFESTYLE, Showcase

The sound of your daunting alarm clock goes off at 5:30am on a Monday morning, and the last thing you are motivated to do is to wake up and get ready for school. You hit the snooze button so you can “rest your eyes” for that extra seven minutes, but then it goes off again. As teenagers, we all...

“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 ...

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