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Bringing mental health issues out from the shadows one word, one ‘Sign,’ one fact at a time.

Bringing mental health issues out from the shadows one word, one ‘Sign,’ one fact at a time.

Mary DeWinkeleer

February 15, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

John Broderick, co-chair of the Campaign to Change Direction N.H., wants to start a new conversation about mental health. Over the last four years, this former chief justice of the N.H. Supreme Court, has traveled over 70,000 miles to speak to hundreds of kids in over 125 schools to help eliminat...

How to make crisp tortilla chips at home

How to make crisp tortilla chips at home

Sean Cavanaugh, Food Editor

February 15, 2019


Filed under Health, LIFESTYLE, Showcase

One cold Saturday afternoon, I was home alone, and I really wanted tortilla chips. I didn’t want factory-processed and bagged tortilla chips, I wanted homemade tortilla chips. So, I did what every young teenage cook does, and I went to the internet. As I was researching I came across two easy re...

It’s Cold

It’s Cold

Chris DeWolf, Reporter

February 15, 2019


Filed under Creative Writing, Poems, Showcase

It’s cold. Too cold to take out the trash. Too cold to take my dogs out for a walk. Too cold to take my dogs out to visit my best friend down the street. But that’s not the reason why I don’t go. It’s cold outside. Too cold to bike down the street to McDonald’s. Too col...

How the other half loves

How the other half loves

Kat Hallee

February 15, 2019


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

I have been with my significant other for quite a few months now, nearly a year. We’ve gone bowling, we’ve cliff dived, danced on a riverbank, toured ice castles, went to a concert, and even just hung out at each others’ house. For months we’ve spent countless hours talking and laughing...

Moose Hill kindergartners share what they love best about Valentine’s Day

Moose Hill kindergartners share what they love best about Valentine’s Day

Isabella McCutcheon

February 14, 2019


Filed under LIFESTYLE, Showcase

As you grow up, it seems Valentine’s Day loses more of its meaning each year. One second you’re handing out candy hearts to your classmates and the next you’re going broke trying to buy your girlfriend the perfect gift. People forget that the holiday is for spreading love, not being materialistic...

The First Valentine

The First Valentine

Rachel St. Louis, Creative Writing Editor

February 14, 2019


Filed under Creative Writing, Short Stories, Showcase

It began sometime in the year 270 A. D., mid-February. Like any other young Roman couple, Felix and the love of his life, Antonia, were seeking the unorthodox priest who married Christian couples in secret. Antonia was ready to take the risk to marry Felix, but Roman Emperor Claudius II had recently outlaw...

Berube makes it official on signing day

Berube makes it official on signing day

Blake Melnik, Sports Editor

February 14, 2019


Filed under Showcase, SPORTS

Senior Josh Berube became the first athlete of the year in Londonderry’s football program to sign a commitment to college this past Friday. Berube will be staying local, continuing his hard work in the classroom and on the field at Saint Anselm College in Goffstown, NH. Being able to go through...

Join the class of 2020 ice skating

Join the class of 2020 ice skating

Kait Bedell, Online Chief

February 13, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Join the class of 2020 ice skating this Saturday, Feb. 16 at the JFK Coliseum. The event will take place from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, and will give students the opportunity to have fun with other members in their class.

Meet the Master of Dungeons. A Creator of Worlds. A Fantasy Writer Extraordinaire.

Meet the Master of Dungeons. A Creator of Worlds. A Fantasy Writer Extraordinaire.

Jill Morani

February 12, 2019


Filed under FEATURES, Showcase

To the rest of the world, junior Quinten Miller is an average high school student with a bit of an interesting philosophy. To the Dungeons and Dragons (D&D) club at school, however, Miller is a Dungeon Master. Now wait. Before you click off because D&D is “nerd stuff.” Stop. Read on b...

Green screen turns Matthew Thornton students into newscasters

Green screen turns Matthew Thornton students into newscasters

Eliana Patterson, Design Editor

February 12, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

With the help of Basic Video Production students, Matthew Thornton students were able to create newscasts out of the news stories they had researched and written themselves. Each year fifth grade students in all of Londonderry's elementary schools research and write news stories which result in a...

Intro to The Red Bracelet

Intro to The Red Bracelet

Rachel St. Louis, Creative Writing Editor

February 11, 2019


Filed under Creative Writing, Short Stories, Showcase

Sherry loved ice cream. She licked her double scoop of black raspberry, savoring the sweet flavor while her tongue was painted a delicious shade of purple. To her left sat Val, who held a decreasing cone of Rocky Road. She took a lick and closed her eyes, relishing it. They didn’t get to have th...

Granite State Respect Week starts Feb. 11

Granite State Respect Week starts Feb. 11

Marissa McKay, Features Editor

February 10, 2019


Filed under NEWS, Showcase

Next week from Feb. 11-15, LHS will be participating in the Granite State Respect Week to raise awareness of violence in teenage relationships. There will be posters up on the walls and a variety of classroom and school-wide activities will take place to spread the word about these dangers. ...

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