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Membean on the Loose

Membean on the Loose

Joslyn Brodfuehrer, Senior Staff Writer
February 3, 2017
Filed under Op/Ed, Top Stories

Each and every week the students of Leonardtown High School suffer, forced to undertake the horror of all horrors: MEMBEAN. Ok, maybe the situation is not so dramatic. Yet, there is a resounding dislike of this vocabulary practice mechanism. Membean is a silent killer. It foists its many levels on helple... Read more »

Budget Friendly Holiday Gifts

Budget Friendly Holiday Gifts

Cara Correll
December 13, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life, Top Stories

  As the holidays grow near, gift shopping for friends becomes increasingly hectic. Friends’ gifts can be costly, so save your cash this season with these DIY, budget-friendly, Pinterest-inspired presents that are guaranteed to make your friends smile. “Warmth in a basket” is a cheap yet t... Read more »

When I Grow Up…

When I Grow Up…

Julia Webster, Co-Editor
December 9, 2016
Filed under Op/Ed, Top Stories

If you had asked me eight, nine, ten years ago what I wanted to be “when I grow up,” I would have put on a goofy smile and spit out marine biologist, fashion designer, scientist. Normal, ordinary things that every kid dreams about. If you had asked me three, four, five years ago, I would have la... Read more »

75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

Brad Oosterink, Staff Writer
December 9, 2016
Filed under Op/Ed, Top Stories

As of December 7, 2016, it has been exactly 75 years since the Japanese attacked an American Naval Base with heavy artillery weapons. This is not as much about what happened on that day in 1941 as how we remember it. If anything, this article may give you insight about how to remember and honor the m... Read more »

Raiders on the Rise

Raiders on the Rise

Joy Deitrich
December 9, 2016
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Tryouts for winter sports are over and done with. The rosters have been set, and girls basketball seems to be on the rise this year. Consisting of 14 girls, the girls basketball team has an assortment of upper and lower classmen. Five skilled freshmen were moved up this year with five juniors and four... Read more »

Throne of Glass Review

Throne of Glass Review

Isabelle Ashby, Staff Writer
December 7, 2016
Filed under Arts, Entertainment, and Reviews, Book, Top Stories

For weeks, I had received a barrage of texts from a friend of mine that had just become enamored with a book she had picked up from her school’s library called Throne of Glass. Everyday, she’d express her love for this book to me, as well as her excitement and anguish for the events happening beneath... Read more »

The University of Alabama

The University of Alabama

Megan Mattei
December 6, 2016
Filed under Arts, Entertainment, and Reviews, Career and College info., College and Career, College Profiles, School, Top Stories

If you’re looking for a school in a suburban area, Alabama could be the school for you. The University of Alabama is located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The University makes up half the town's population of about 95,000. Alabama is a huge school, with a whopping 37,665 students enrolled. Big Al the elephan... Read more »

The Secret to High School Lacrosse Success

The Secret to High School Lacrosse Success

Josie Brodfuehrer
December 6, 2016
Filed under Sports, Student Life, Top Stories

  The Leonardtown girl’s lacrosse team is the most decorated in the Southern Maryland region. They have brought home 11 Southern Maryland Athletic Conference titles. Last year, they brought home the first regional title a Leonardtown lacrosse team has ever won. But, how did the team accomplis... Read more »

Yearbooks for Sale! Yearbooks for Sale!

Yearbooks for Sale! Yearbooks for Sale!

Gabrielle Nelson, Staff Writer
December 5, 2016
Filed under School News, Student Life, Top Stories

Every year a new yearbook is made full of memories and special moments. And it includes more than just photos and names. There are six different sections: Academics, Clubs, People, Sports, Student Life, and Grad Ads. Each section contains an editor that directs what is included and how to incorporate... Read more »

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 »

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