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Decision made: no skits at the winter pep rally

Decision made: no skits at the winter pep rally

Morgan Torre, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

January 10, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

There will be no skits at the pep rally on Friday. This decision was made due to the incidents that took place during the first pep rally of the school year, and certain steps had to be taken to ensure the continuation of rallies in the future. “Pep rallies are positive and easy to have, since ...

Teachers ‘Deck the Halls’ with boughs of festive fun

Teachers ‘Deck the Halls’ with boughs of festive fun

Mrs. DeWinkeleer, Adviser

December 19, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Light up bulb necklaces, Christmas tree dresses and singing Santa hats filled the hallways today during the teachers' annual "Holiday Sweater Day." Each year teachers try to outdo one another and make their students smile by wearing the most outlandish outfits.    

Transitioning the tradition

Transitioning the tradition

Kate Ehl, Opinions Editor

December 12, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

For years on end, the LHS main lobby was all decked out with holiday decorations during the month of Dec. Each class would compete to see who could make the best scene. But this year, the executive council decided to do something a little different. Senior class president, Liz Iaconis, says that she and her comra...

LSO News Series: Video for incoming freshmen coming soon

LSO News Series: Video for incoming freshmen coming soon

Morgan Torre, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

December 11, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

A little over a month ago, on Oct. 24, LMS students in Mrs. Roy’s Technology and Media Classes came to LHS for the first time to discuss a welcoming freshmen video project with high school students. Those students recently returned on Nov. 28 to wrap up pre-production for the video. Though collabora...

Collaborative efforts ensure safety

Collaborative efforts ensure safety

Morgan Torre, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

December 6, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Anyone who stayed after school Wednesday afternoon, whether it was for sports, clubs or extra help, had the chance to see how effective the school safety procedures are in a non-drill scenario. At 3:07 p.m., the school went from being in “secure campus” mode, to “lockdown” mode, and even to t...

LHS evacuates after false alarm

LHS evacuates after false alarm

Kait Bedell, Online Chief

December 5, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Students and staff at LHS were evacuated today, Wednesday Dec. 5 after the Londonderry Police Department encountered a false alarm in regards to campus safety. LPD received an alert today at 3:10 PM tracing back to a school computer which dispatched responding officers as well as school safety protoc...

Londonderry Drama Club call backs are here

Londonderry Drama Club call backs are here

Eliana Patterson, Design Editor

December 4, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Congratulations to Lancer Drama club students who auditioned on Dec. 3. The Drama Club will be holding call backs in the band room right after school this Wednesday, Dec. 5. Be sure to check google classroom or the LHS Drama Club Instagram for the list of call back names.

Help out FBLA at Wrap City tomorrow

Help out FBLA at Wrap City tomorrow

Morgan Torre, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

November 27, 2018


Filed under NEWS

This week’s second food fundraiser will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 28 at Wrap City from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. It will benefit the Future Business Leaders of America, more commonly referred to as FBLA. Anyone who attends and uses the coupon from the flyer will aid the club in receiving 15 percent of...

Supporting the LHS Day of Giving

Supporting the LHS Day of Giving

Kait Bedell, Online Chief

November 26, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Come support LHS’s Day of Giving this Tuesday, Nov. 27 by attending the Chipotle fundraiser. The event will take place at 926 S. Willow St. in Manchester between 5:00 pm and 9:00pm. Those who notify the cashier of their support will contribute 33 percent of their meal’s proceeds to the cause. &nbs...

Craft fair tradition continues this weekend

Craft fair tradition continues this weekend

Liz Iaconis, Editor-in-Chief

November 15, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Student Council will be holding the sixth annual community craft fair this Saturday, Nov. 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the LHS cafeteria. The fair will feature a variety of crafts and goods from local vendors, as well as a cookie walk, and entertainment for kids. Support local artisans and the high sch...

Early applications deadline is today

Early applications deadline is today

Morgan Torre, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2018


Filed under College & Career, Senior Announcements, Showcase

Today’s the day! It’s Nov. 1, the day when most early action and early decision applications are due. If you are applying early, be sure that you have everything completed by midnight tonight or your application will be considered late. Read over your common application essay and supplementals, browse...

Heal the World hosts fundraiser at Five Guys

Heal the World hosts fundraiser at Five Guys

Liz Iaconis, Editor-in-Chief

October 24, 2018


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

The Heal the World club is working actively to fund the construction of a school in Kenya. To help reach their goal, they are holding a fundraiser tonight, Wednesday, Oct. 24 from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., at the Derry Five Guys. Any purchase helps, with 10% of profits being donated to Heal the World, so s...

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