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Student Study Tips

Student Study Tips

Laura Conway, Junior Staff Writer

January 15, 2020

Hello, Leonardtown Raiders! After you recently learned how to adjust to the new fall season (thank you Rhea Brown), here’s how to start up some new fall study habits and keep those grades up. Over the past three years at Leonardtown, I have learned various good and bad study habits, from complete pro...

How to Make Your Junior Year Count

How to Make Your Junior Year Count

Kaitlynn Zacher, Junior Staff Writer

January 15, 2020

Your junior year of high school is known to be one of the most important and stressful. It’s your first year being an upperclassman, and so you face many new upperclassmen responsibilities. It is important for students to make every year count, every year special.  This year, I made it my top priority to get ...

College Websites: Do They Help or Hinder?

College Websites: Do They Help or Hinder?

Ayana Leblans, Senior Staff Writer

January 8, 2020

As of last school year, the class of 2020 has been thinking about one thing: graduation. Should you join the military, attend college, start a career immediately after graduating, take a gap year, maybe attend a trade school? The possibilities are nearly endless. For those who choose to pursue college, n...

The College Fair Experience

The College Fair Experience

Veronica Fernandez, Senior Staff Writer

January 8, 2020

On September 18, a college fair was held at the Hollywood Fire Department, hosting over 80 school representatives. Rows of colleges were set up side-by-side, each provided a small stand to represent their respective colleges with brochures of information and answering any questions the students atte...

What is Journalism

What is Journalism

Haley O'Reagan, Senior Staff Writer

April 9, 2017

As the 2017 school year comes to an end, students returning to Leonardtown next year are starting to think about potential classes. For upperclassmen especially, honors and AP class are high on on the list as they make their way towards college admission time. While these core classes are essential, I...

Into the Capstone

Into the Capstone

Joy Deitrich, Staff Writer

October 4, 2016

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...

Abridging Apathy

Abridging Apathy

Jason Ferris, Head Editor

October 4, 2016

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...

Capstone: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Capstone: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Michael Miles, Staff Writer

September 22, 2016

Capstone, /ˈkapˌstōn/: a project for students to demonstrate mastery of knowledge and skills based on a global problem. To the students of the Global and International Studies (GIS) program: the bane of their existence. Since beginning work on their projects in their junior year, the senior GIS cla...

College…Affordability? Can the Two Ever Come Together?

Casey Bacon, Co-Editor

February 5, 2016

College: for some of us, the idea is still years away; for others, the thought looms with only half a year before the big day. No matter what stage of the journey you’re in, many high schooler’s biggest focus becomes the idea of a post-public high education. First and foremost is the concern of get...

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