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Skin Care 101

Skin Care 101

Michael Miles
December 2, 2016
Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

  Listen up Leonardtown, the crust epidemic is over! It is time to moisturize and revitalize. With winter fast approaching, meaning we get dry quicker, it is imperative that we follow the proper moisturizing habits to enhance our skin and glo like a firefly. So listen up! (Yes, I am talking t... Read more »

Does Homework Work?

Does Homework Work?

Joy Deitrich
December 2, 2016
Filed under School News, Student Life, Top Stories

It’s nearing the end of December, and what’s next? Winter Break? I can’t tell over the rising sound of Christmas carols. December is a busy month for us all. It’s the height of fall, pumpkin spice everything, comfy sweaters, and most importantly, snow days. We’re all caught up in the hype of th... Read more »

The Truth About Concussions

The Truth About Concussions

Cara Correll, Junior Writer
November 29, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, Sports, Top Stories

  All it takes is one blow to the head. According to Prevacus Inc., high schoolers experience an estimated 300,000 concussions per year. Each concussion leaves students worried about how it will affect their academic and social life--after all, concussions occur after an impact to the head tha... Read more »

Fall Fashion

Fall Fashion

Michael Miles, Fashion Editor
November 29, 2016
Filed under Arts, Entertainment, and Reviews, Lifestyle, Top Stories

  The leaves have turned, the air is crisp, and sweaters have returned. Yes ladies and gentlemen, fall is here! I’m sure you are wondering what should be featured in your fall wardrobe, so here is your fall style guide for the upcoming season! Now ladies, I’m sure you all remember brig... Read more »

Doctor Strange Review

Doctor Strange Review

Jason Ferris and Julia Webster
November 16, 2016
Filed under Arts, Entertainment, and Reviews, Movie, Top Stories

We settled in cushy chairs with the sweet smell of buttered popcorn and the not-so-sweet sound of moviegoers filling their cheeks with popcorn and crumbling the oversized bites into slop because of the Dr. Strange trailers. I am a dedicated Marvel fan, inhaling many of the franchise’s animated seri... Read more »

Tech Week

Tech Week

Brad Oosterink, Junior Staff Writer
October 28, 2016
Filed under Arts, Entertainment, and Reviews, Theater, Top Stories

If you’ve never been in a show or production, you probably don’t know the time and effort that goes into Tech Week. What is Tech Week? Tech Week is the week of a production and it is when everything gels together and the whole product is seen for the first time. This week is called Tech Week becaus... Read more »

Homecoming: The Best Week of School

Homecoming: The Best Week of School

Haley O’Reagan, Staff Writer
October 12, 2016
Filed under In School, School News, Sports, Student Life, Top Stories

The best week of high school is here Raiders and it’s important you know what’s going on now that we are in the thick of it. Spirit week will last until October 14th and will end with the homecoming dance this Saturday the 15th from 7-10 p.m. On Friday, the school will come together for the pep rally ou... Read more »

Yet Another Year

Yet Another Year

Jason Ferris, Head Editor
October 4, 2016
Filed under Op/Ed, Student Life, Top Stories

Well Raiders, here we are at the outset of yet another school year, another year of essays and math problems and projects and presentations and long nights and homework and friends and Homecoming and Prom and I’m exhausted thinking about it. For many, like myself, this is the last time to experience ... Read more »

Into the Capstone

Into the Capstone

Joy Deitrich, Staff Writer
October 4, 2016
Filed under Community info, Educational, Student Life, Top Stories

After four long years of study and research, your 2017 Global & International Studies class has finally reached its beginning of an end. The commencement of capstone exhibition begins with the symposium. On November 1st, 2016, a cohort of exhibits, websites, and videos will be on display for 23 capst... Read more »

Abridging Apathy

Abridging Apathy

Jason Ferris, Head Editor
October 4, 2016
Filed under Arts, Entertainment, and Reviews, Community info, Educational, In School, Op/Ed, Student Life, Top Stories

When I entered Leonardtown High School’s Academy of Global and International Studies (GIS) years ago, I knew I would have to complete a year-and-a-half long research project. My project’s looming deadlines stared over me as I ascended the ranks of high school - sophomore, junior, senior. As of now, my s... Read more »

The One Lunch

The One Lunch

Julia Webster, Staff Writer
September 22, 2016
Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

We were all apprehensive last year when we learned about this new addition to the school schedule. “One lunch?” We desperately wanted to hate it because it was new and things were changing and change is scary. There are many different views on one lunch, but a majority of the school seems to fi... Read more »

Not that It’s an Important Decision

Not that It’s an Important Decision

Jason Ferris, Head Editor
September 22, 2016
Filed under Career and College info., Op/Ed, Top Stories

When I started high school three years ago, I thought that by my senior year I would have one question thoroughly and distinctly answered. That question, dear readers, is the subject of college. High school students like myself are familiar with deadlines. They wait for us at the end of long weeks of ... Read more »

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