New Electives: What Would You Choose?

Jessica Brown, Senior Staff Writer
May 2, 2014

It’s that time of year again; spring is slowly making its way to Saint Mary’s County and students start to look into which classes they would like to take the following school year. Although one’s plate may be full of core courses, such as English, history, science and math, one must keep in mind... Read more »

Your (Hopefully) Helpful Guide to Class Registration

Course Completer Sequences for Leonardtown High School

Casey Bacon, Sophomore Staff Writer
March 27, 2014

Ah, March. The third month of the year brings with it college basketball obsession from every other male in the United States, a day dedicated to shamrocks and assorted shades of green, and the highly-anticipated Spring Equinox on the 20th that should banish the frigid temperatures of winter. (Though... Read more »

The Life of a Student on Social Networking

Hunter Klein, a sophomore at LHS (left) checking his Facebook.

Valerie Gregorio, Junior Staff Writer
March 19, 2014

Recently, I have noticed many of my classmates on their phones or computers checking their Twitter, Facebook, or whatever social networking website they are on. Whenever I get on to Instagram I noticed my followers complaining that they have too much homework or that they didn’t want to go to school.... Read more »

Behind the Duck Face

March 14, 2014

Selfies. We are all familiar with them. We hold our phones out at arm’s length and strike a pose. From the duck face that no one’s sure of the origin of, to the popular “dirty mirror” shot, or even the famous pose with our choice Starbucks beverage, we add superfluous hashtags and upload photos... Read more »

Not That Kind of Snowball!

Photo Credit: Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources/Flickr

Sara Proctor, Sophomore Staff Writer
January 27, 2014

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Despite the cold conditions at the moment, Leonardtown High School has found a way to lift up our spirits through a big event called Snowball. This dance, which has been around since the age of dinosaurs, is like Homecoming except this time your fellow National... Read more »

Christmas Tree Lighting in Leonardtown Square

tree lighting

December 18, 2013

It is that time of year again Leonardtown! The Annual Christmas on the Square/Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony took place on Black Friday, November 29th, 2013 from 5 to 9 PM. The tree was lit at 7:00 pm. Kids, teenagers, and adults of all ages went to this special holiday event after having a large Thanksgiving... Read more »

AP Tests: Worth It?

Wondering what AP scores local colleges and universities will accept? Check this chart! Note - Scores  accepted depend on particular tests.
Chart created by Jessica Brown

Jessica Brown, Senior Staff Writer
September 18, 2013

  What are you willing to do for a college credit? Are you prepared to put your social life on hold on and  toss entire afternoons and weekends away? AP classes dedicate an entire school year to one test. Mrs. Fallon, the AP Spanish Teacher, claims that the curriculum, however, isn’t completely... Read more »

Stepping to the Beat of Their Own Drum

The Leonardtown High Band on the 4th of July, 2013 - Photo courtesy of Stephen Lane

Amber Abell, Sophomore Staff Writer
September 18, 2013

When you walk by a teacher’s classroom you might hear students talking or the dull sound of pages in a book turning. That is not the case when you walk by the band room. The band is under the direction of 2nd year teacher, Mr. Lane. Mr. Lane has brought the band to an all-time high. This year he will... Read more »

SAT vs. ACT

Standardized Testing Photooooooo

Casey Bacon, Sophomore Staff Writer
September 12, 2013

Ah, testing- an inevitable and dreaded part of every student’s academic career. And the two tests that seem to stress out high schoolers the most at some point or another? Many would say the SAT and/or ACT. Both tests are important pieces of information that are taken into consideration during... Read more »

New Year’s Resolutions

New Year' Resolutions

Kristi Perna, Sophomore Staff Writer
February 22, 2013

Some didn’t think we’d make past 2012, and yet a new year starts up with 2013! A new year starts and most people come up with New Year’s resolutions while others think that it’s pointless to make a New Year’s resolution. They think that people won’t change, or that even if they make one that... Read more »

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