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Procrastinating teachers surprise students with last minute X2 updates

Procrastinating teachers surprise students with last minute X2 updates

Bella Ziolek, Marketing Manager, Health Editor

November 4, 2015


Filed under OPINION

At the end of every quarter, teachers pull some tricks out of their sleeves and change your grade from an A to a C with just a few clicks. They can magically change your grades by delaying putting in big assignments until the last possible day, which can change your quarter average drastically. X2...

Don’t forget that every day can be ‘childhood career day’

Don’t forget that every day can be ‘childhood career day’

Lizy Stubbs, Opinions Editor

October 27, 2015


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

Career day is one of the greatest days as a kid. Everyone gets to be a doctor or a scientist.  Everyone always has such big dreams. The kid who loves the monkey bars is going to be a pilot; the kid who can’t sit still will be an Olympian. But as we age, we seem to lose some of that vigor. In...

Fundraising freeloaders need to step up

Fundraising freeloaders need to step up

Caylin McNamara, Reporter

October 23, 2015


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

The day your coach or adviser hands out those fundraising forms seems like the ultimate nightmare. Forms are immediately shoved into the depths of a junk drawer or hidden in stacks of paper within a backpack. However, fundraising is a necessity for clubs and sport programs and shouldn’t be pushe...

Mack Plaque: It ain’t over ’til the fat lady sings

Lizy Stubbs, Opinions Editor

October 5, 2015


Filed under OPINION

Because David beats Goliath. Because the little engine could. Because the tortoise beats the hare. And so, too, Londonderry will win Mack Plaque. I suppose it’s hard to stay motivated after 14 years of losses against a school three times as large. But, somehow, we do keep up hope. With the current tal...

Cross country teams miss out on Mack Plaque experience again

Cross country teams miss out on Mack Plaque experience again

Bella Ziolek, Marketing Manager, Health Editor

October 3, 2015


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

Mack Plaque is a time when athletes can be sure they’ll receive an abundance of fans and also get a chance to be the fan. However, for the cross country runners, this has been far from reality for the past few years because of scheduling conflicts.  The timing of Mack Plaque needs to change ...

Get pumped for Mack Plaque

Eric Brown, Opinions Editor

September 23, 2015


Filed under OPINION

The week leading up to Mack Plaque is an exciting one in LHS. Athletes are preparing for one of the biggest games of their season, and students are showing their support for the school and teams by participating in spirit week. During the week before Mack Plaque, nothing is more disappointing th...

No Homecoming dance for Lancers

No Homecoming dance for Lancers

Bella Ziolek, Marketing Manager, Health Editor

September 18, 2015


Filed under OPINION

  Another year has passed by with Lancers being too lame to attend a Homecoming. Homecoming is a classic high school memory every teenager should be able have, and almost no Lancers can say they do. Every time Student Council has attempted to host a dance, since the homecoming of 2012, i...

I hate that I love my cell phone

I hate that I love my cell phone

Eric Brown, Opinions Editor

September 15, 2015


Filed under OPINION

I’m gonna be honest, I hate cell phones. Okay, that first sentence was a lie. I love them. I love spending time that I can never get back looking at low-res pictures, emotional teenage tweets, and Snapchat stories of people at parties, all posted by peers that I tend to avoid eye contact with at school. That sounds pretty...

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