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A + B should equal no midterm for seniors

A + B should equal no midterm for seniors

Alex McIntosh, Reporter

January 16, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

It is a fact of life here in LHS that seniors are afforded the ability to avoid the midterm exams. It isn’t a free pass given to seniors because they don’t want to take the exams, but rather a privilege earned through hard work. In order to avoid midterm exam for a class, the senior must score at...

Why rate us?

Why rate us?

Ashley Arrigo, Reporter

January 11, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

Throughout our lives girls are told to “look pretty” by our parents, siblings, grandparents, friends, and pretty much all of society. At this point, what does “look pretty” even mean? Is it against the Feminine Code of Conduct for me wear my favorite pair of sweats because they don’t hu...

New Year, Same Resolutions.

New Year, Same Resolutions.

Kait Bedell, Reporter

January 4, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

The Christmas music has come to an end, the tree has come down, and all that is left is a long winter filled with lots of hot cocoa to come. As Jan. 1 rolls around, so do those extra pounds you gained from Christmas dinner. After looking in the mirror you have reached the conclusion that you definit...

Girls need to have each others’ backs, not stab them.

Girls need to have each others’ backs, not stab them.

Kate Ehl, Reporter

December 22, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

Art by Rhea Hernandez Ever since I started going to school, I have found girls often worry about one thing: fitting in. Sadly, I know I’ve wondered if that outfit I bought is “cute” or not, so I’ve sent pictures of my outfit to my friends on Snapchat to get their approval before I step foot o...

Why you should vote Supreme in 2020

Why you should vote Supreme in 2020

Tyler Wilbur, Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

On Monday, December 4, Vermin Supreme sued Concord, New Hampshire. The city refused to grant him a permit that would allow him to protest with ponies. What was he protesting? Hillary Clinton’s book signing. In less than 24 hours after his lawsuit, the city granted him a permit without ...

College applications are sent— Now what?

College applications are sent— Now what?

Laynie Holk, Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

Alright seniors, we are nearing the end of the first semester. Quarter one grades are finalized and sent out as well as college applications themselves. We are almost home-free. Once second semester begins January 22, 2018, it is our time. Our time to give up. I know what you’re all thinking...

Net Neutrality: Why you should care

Net Neutrality: Why you should care

Alex McIntosh, Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

The internet you have come to know and love might be drastically changed for the worse. The Federal Communication Commission (FCC) are meeting today to decide the fate of a regulation known as “Net Neutrality.” Net Neutrality, to put it simply, is the idea that any sort of traffic from the int...

Students stuck on social media: a new kind of addiction

Students stuck on social media: a new kind of addiction

Kait Bedell, Reporter

November 29, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

684 followers, 24 snapchat streaks, and 211 people hit that like button. Voicemail box is full and who knows how many messages there are. This is the new reality. It is not a smile or a moment of shared laughter. Life has become the number of shares on a post. The world is officially revolvin...

Sharing confessions of a safe gun owner

Sharing confessions of a safe gun owner

Nicole Sarno, Reporter

November 29, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

Hi, my name is Nicole Sarno. I’m a sophomore at LHS and... I shoot guns for fun. Without knowing anything else about me, you have probably already decided what you think of me. Sadly, the majority of you most likely think of me as a violent person or a murderer on the verge of a shooting spree ...

Living in the center of a genderqueer Venn Diagram: My life as Androgynous

Living in the center of a genderqueer Venn Diagram: My life as Androgynous

JJ, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

I don’t have a name yet.  For the one assigned to me at birth, much like my genitals, doesn’t fully describe who I am. So for now, I am nameless. I would like to think that for a long time, I have known that I didn’t fit into either binary gender. But that is a lie. I complied to what was tau...

Never let a tragedy go to waste: Current events need to be discussed in school

Never let a tragedy go to waste: Current events need to be discussed in school

Juliana Hamel, Reporter

November 13, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

On the Monday following the Las Vegas shooting, I came to school in search of reassurance that things would be okay, but when the day passed and only a few teachers mentioned what had happened, I felt let down and confused. I wondered--why wouldn’t teachers discuss such a significant event with their studen...

Teens aren’t too old to trick-or-treat

Teens aren’t too old to trick-or-treat

Kathryn Maheras, Reporter

October 31, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

With Halloween tonight and trick-or-treating on Friday, all us teens are presented with the question, “Will I go trick-or-treating this year?” Some may think, “No that’s for little kids!” but others may be counting down the days until they get their free candy. Almost every other day of the year, teen...

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