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Thank God it’s Almost Summertime

Thank God it’s Almost Summertime

Jack Getty, Senior Staff Writer

April 18, 2017


Filed under Op/Ed

With summer a mere 3 months away, most of us can’t wait for the carefree days without alarms and deadlines. For seniors this is the last summer of your childhood before you go out into the world and grow up. Some of you will get a job, some will go to college, others have decided to go into the mil...

Studying How We Study

Studying How We Study

Theo Cotsonas, Senior Staff Writer

April 11, 2017


Filed under In School, Op/Ed, Top Stories

As the fourth quarter begins, the testing season gets closer and closer. PARCC, AP tests, and county finals are approaching fast, and conscientious students are busy studying. Some students choose not to because they simply don’t care, some don’t because they don’t have the time, and many don’t...

What is Journalism

What is Journalism

Haley O'Reagan, Senior Staff Writer

April 9, 2017


Filed under Educational, In School, Op/Ed

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...

How LTV Almost Functions

How LTV Almost Functions

Joy Deitrich, Senior Staff Writer

April 9, 2017


Filed under Op/Ed, School News, Top Stories

LTV may not have as much viewership as it once did but the process is more advanced than ever. The journalism students started this year with a new batch of machinery. Due to budgetary constraints, there were less advances than the program’s sponsors hoped but, as returning students will say, there has be...

The Interview from Hell

The Interview from Hell

Jason Ferris and Regan Walker

April 6, 2017


Filed under Op/Ed, Top Stories

Your interview is tomorrow and you are struggling to understand how a person’s blood pressure can be so high. Will you aggravate the latent heart disease gene in your family? You try taking deep breaths like your therapist suggested but your mind gets tangled in questions of what to say and how hard to ...

Be Happy; Why, How?

Be Happy; Why, How?

Katharine Cognard-Black, Senior Staff Writer

April 3, 2017


Filed under Op/Ed

Sometimes a person goes through a rough patch in his or her life. Especially with the end of the year looming, in these times it is important to remember to be happy. Why? Because happy is healthy. In fact, according to Berkeley College, happiness can strengthen your immune system, reduce stress, and help...

So You Want to Be Happy…

So You Want to Be Happy…

Megan Mattei, Senior Staff Writer

April 1, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Op/Ed

All of us want to be happy. Do you know anybody who doesn’t want to be happy? Then, why does a recent Gallup poll report that only 52 percent of Americans report being “very happy”? It is true that the pressures of school, athletics, jobs, and everything in between can push a person to the point ...

What’s Up in Washington D.C.?

What’s Up in Washington D.C.?

Megan Mattei, Senior Staff Writer

March 31, 2017


Filed under Community info, Op/Ed

Spring has not quite sprung, but it is prime cherry blossom tree season! The trees have made their appearance quite early. The bloom is one of the earliest according to the Washington Post. This is due to the mild winter the Mid-Atlantic received. March 25 was marked as 2017’s day of peak bloom, but...

JPATTY: A Living Legend

Katharine Cognard-Black and Michael Miles

March 31, 2017


Filed under Op/Ed

I have had the honor of calling Jason Patrick Ferris a … “friend” for three years. And when I say “friend,” I use the term very lightly. Perhaps you have seen him meandering around the hallways, about yea high and with the same pair of baggy jeans and Adidas shoes every day. I have tried f...

I’ve Run Out of Ideas

I’ve Run Out of Ideas

Michael Miles, Senior Staff Writer

March 31, 2017


Filed under Op/Ed, Top Stories

Hey y’all! Me here, telling YOU that I, Michael Wayne Miles Jr. have run out of ideas for articles! So what am I going to talk to you about for this article? Great question! I am going to talk about whatever comes to mind. FIRST, as I am writing this, I am sitting next to Katharine and she is trying...

Mock Trial

Mock Trial

Julia Webster, Senior Staff Writer

March 31, 2017


Filed under Extracurricular, Op/Ed

For introverts, getting up in front of a thousand (okay maybe ten) people is more like a nightmare than an extracurricular activity. But, for extroverts, it is a necessity. It is their sworn duty to argue a point to the death. Or to the conviction. Leonardtown High School’s Mock Trial team consists of this ver...

Tailgating (Not the Fun Kind)

Tailgating (Not the Fun Kind)

Julia Webster, Co-Editor

March 28, 2017


Filed under Op/Ed

Recently, I drove to North Carolina. And by drove, I mean I sat in stand-still traffic for over an hour, stressed out about the speed limit (over 70), and resolved to never live more than two hours away from my mother. It was an experience to say the least. I’ve been driving on my own for about one ...

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