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The student news site of Londonderry High School

Lancer Spirit Online

The student news site of Londonderry High School

Lancer Spirit Online


Colby Lynch performs his rendition of 10 Things I Hate About Yous iconic bleacher scene. Lynch changed the lyrics to sing to one of the MCs: Grady Daron.

LHS showboys dazzle at the Mr. LHS circus

Makenna True, Executive Arts and Entertainment Editor
May 3, 2022

On the night of Thursday, April 21, the nine LHS showboys put on their best suits and took the stage to perform in the annual Mr. LHS show. The boys worked hard in order to put on one of the best shows...

The boys line up during their dance rehearsal.

Mr. LHS rehearsals: the boys behind the show

Makenna True, Executive Arts and Entertainment Editor
May 2, 2022

Although the night of Mr. LHS went by all too quickly, the boys spent many hours dancing, practicing, and performing in order to prepare for their big night. This included rehearsals, meetings, and collaboration...

The Freaky Friday cast runs through their songs in one of their final rehearsals.

LHS Drama Club lights the stage with production of “Freaky Friday”

Makenna True, Executive Arts and Entertainment Editor
April 15, 2022

After two long years with the stage lights shut off, the LHS Drama Club is finally returning to the Derry Opera House to put on their performance of Freaky Friday: A New Musical this upcoming April 14...

The Batman uses simplistic designs on their posters, in order to replicate the tone of the film.

‘The Batman’ defies expectations and changes the future of superhero films

Makenna True, Executive Arts and Entertainment Editor
March 10, 2022

When news broke in May of 2019 that a new actor would take up the mantle as Batman, the world waited with anticipation. Whoever would join the ranks of the great Christian Bale, Michael Keaton, Ben Affleck,...

Goldstein has just wrapped another rehearsal with the full cast of this year’s school musical, Freaky Friday. Goldstein, the other directors, and the cast will rehearse until the musical is performed in April.

Molly Goldstein takes the stage as new LHS drama adviser

Kelly Egan, Reporter
February 12, 2022

Molly Goldstein applied to the middle school for the orchestra teaching position, and ended up filling a vital role in the high school’s arts community. Goldstein, a theatre education graduate, has been...

The 2022 films use a more simplistic look for their trailers, which make them even more appealing to audiences.

2022’s movie roster brings excitement to the big screen

Makenna True, Executive Arts and Entertainment Editor
February 7, 2022

If 2022 has the potential to be remembered as something, it could very well be known as the year of movies. Coming off of the low-count blockbuster filled year that was 2021, all eyes look to the new movies...

RC Crawler Country, a local small business, sells RC parts and accessories. Run by Jason and April Betty, the business managed to survive and even prosper through the COVID-19 pandemic.

RC lover makes a business out of a passion

Trevor Betty, Reporter
February 3, 2022

The radio control (RC) vehicle dashes through the rough conditions of the woods to the jump. It flies onto the jump, promptly falls forward and snaps an axle. Jason Betty, the driver behind the remote,...

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Attention committed athletes

Laura Bowen, Executive Sports Editor
January 13, 2022

Attention seniors! The Lancer Spirit is publishing a “committed check'' story. We want to highlight seniors that are committed to college to continue their athletic careers. If you’re a committed athlete...

Talking Peanuts EP. 2

Sathvik Manam, Art Director
January 3, 2022

Host Sathvik Manam talks with Grady Daron and Megan Standifer about music, milk and Garfield.

Congratulations to the winner and thank you to everyone who submitted!

Winter Creative Writing Contest 1st place submission: “How to End a Family Dinner”

Phoebe Bartlett
December 17, 2021

“The Holiday Vandal struck again last night! Freddy told me in gym class he could see it from his window!” Ethan spat out half his food as he spoke, excitedly raving to my father, who sat next to him...

Juniors Bella Elguezabal and Olivia Colliton style loose-fitting baggy jeans.

Fashion Friday: students express fall 2021 fashion

Fashion trends these days seem to be going in and out of style faster than we can wear them. What’s hot one week is outdated by the next week. With this, students of LHS share their thoughts on some of the most current trends and styles.
Megan Standifer, Fashion Editor
November 19, 2021

PlayBoy Clothing Playboy, a brand you would not expect to see in a youth store. From chains to sweatpants, the bunny rabbit emblem can be seen everywhere.  “A lot of it looks trashy,” senior...

Photo by Mary DeWinkleer

Admin serves up smiles on workshop day

Megan Standifer, Fashion Editor
October 16, 2021

LHS Admin showed their appreciation for the LHS staff by surprising them with lunch. After the teacher workshop on Friday, Oct. 15, admin served up hotdogs, hamburgers, potato salad, and watermelon.

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