Finishing the Second Quarter

Finishing the Second Quarter

Hailey Springer, Junior Staff Writer
January 12, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, School News, Student Life, Top Stories

As we all have made it back from winter break, we are slowly getting back into the grind of our everyday life. But we can’t be getting back into things too slowly, because the second quarter will be ending very soon. This means we will be in a hurry to get work turned in, or any extra credit to help... Read more »

Toys for Tots

Toys for Tots

Dallas Shrawder, Senior Staff Writer
January 11, 2016
Filed under Community info, Lifestyle, Op/Ed, School, Student Life, Top Stories

The giving season is fast approaching. People everywhere are in the festive spirit: spreading love, being joyous, and giving. One way to knock all three of those out in one swing is to participate in Toys for Tots drives. This time of year, it is not uncommon to be with friends and family to exch... Read more »

New Year, New You? Eh. But Fear Not: There Is Hope!

New Year, New You? Eh.  But Fear Not: There Is Hope!

Casey Bacon, Senior Head Editor
January 11, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, Op/Ed, Student Life, Top Stories

“5… 4… 3… 2… 1… Happy New Year!” Down drops the ball in Times Square, off pops the corks of champagne and sparkling cider bottle, up go the fireworks, and in go the people for hugs, kisses, and well-wishes for the year to come. It’s the turning over of a new leaf, the possibility for... Read more »

Amazon: What can’t they do?

Amazon: What can’t they do?

Nick Moats, Senior Staff Writer
January 11, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, Op/Ed, Student Life, Top Stories

From the beginning of Amazon, the largest online retailer today, there were high hopes for its future development. Jeff Bezos founded this company in 1994 originally labeling it as Cadabra. Not much time passed before Bezos renamed the company Amazon, what we all recognize it as today. Since his graduati... Read more »

What are your Plans for Holidays?

Regan Walker, Junior Staff Writer
December 14, 2015
Filed under Lifestyle, Op/Ed, Student Life, Top Stories

Winter Break is almost one week away, and most of us as students are very excited not only for the holidays, but to get the chance to relax and take our minds off all the stress of the past 4 months of school. While some students are still trying to figure what they want to do for this holiday season,... Read more »

LHS attendance for the quarter

LHS attendance for the quarter

Dallas Shrawder, Senior Staff Writer
December 14, 2015
Filed under Lifestyle, Op/Ed, School, School News, Student Life, Top Stories

Ring! Ring! Ring! Your alarm clock sounds at 6:00 AM. You roll over and hit snooze thinking, “I really do not want to go to school today.” Maybe you’re especially tired from being up so late the night before, or perhaps you’re freezing since winter is fast approaching, and your bed feels exceptionally... Read more »

The Bleakest of Black Fridays?

The Bleakest of Black Fridays?

Casey Bacon, Senior Head Editor
December 11, 2015
Filed under Op/Ed, Student Life, Top Stories

We’ve once again reached and passed that time of year in which you get to “enjoy” time with family you visit with three times a year at the most, where going up for fourths is excusable, while blessings and thanks are recounted, and when it’s accepted and in fact expected that one sits back and... Read more »

What Are You Thankful For?

What Are You Thankful For?

Regan Walker, Junior Staff Writer
November 24, 2015
Filed under Op/Ed, Student Life, Top Stories

Thanksgiving is almost here, and most of our students are looking forward to seeing family and friends come over to their home for dinner, "in most houses, just as everyone is sitting down around the table, the question is often posed: "what are you most thankful for this year?" just before dinner... Read more »

Cheerleading a Sport?

Cheerleading a Sport?

Stryker Marsik, Senior Staff Writer
November 24, 2015
Filed under Sports, Student Life, Top Stories

The big controversial topic, “is cheerleading an actual sport?” The answer is yes and no. There's a distinct difference between sideline and competitive cheer. Sideline peps up the crowd and entertains everyone with half time showings and dances, while competitive cheer is a complex series of tu... Read more »

High School: Finding out who you are

High School: Finding out who you are

Nick Moats, Senior Staff Writer
November 20, 2015
Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

High School will always be remembered as the “best four years of your life,” once you flip that tassel on your cap and walk across that stage on graduation day. But what makes the high school experience so unforgettable, and what else is really happening to us throughout these four years? It seems so s... Read more »

Day of the Dead

Day of the Dead

Regan Walker, Junior Staff Writer
November 18, 2015
Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

“Day of the Dead” or in Spanish, Día de Muertos- is a tradition celebrated in  Mexico, and both Central and South Americas. It is when family and friends come together to remember their loved ones who have passed away. They guide themselves in their very own spiritual journey. This holiday star... Read more »

First Quarter Gone, Second Quarter Here

First Quarter Gone, Second Quarter Here

Skylar Broome, Senior Editor
November 12, 2015
Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

With the second quarter rolling the school into a fresh start and report cards finally being posted onto the home access center, now is the time to celebrate hard work—or to try and sort through that disappointment that might be turning one’s stomach upside down. Fortunately, since it’s only the beginning... Read more »