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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...

Safety Pin America

Safety Pin America

Katharine Cognard-Black, Senior Staff Writer

December 6, 2016


Filed under Op/Ed, Student Life

In light of the recent election, many students and teachers are feeling disgruntled and/or unsafe, especially in their school environments. This behavior all across America has inspired a new movement to show support for marginalized groups. The movement is Safety Pin America and all one has to do i...

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...

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...

Fall Fashion

Fall Fashion

Katharine Cognard-Black and Michael Miles

December 5, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle, Op/Ed, Student Life

Among grades, AP classes, extracurriculars, sleep, and trying to have some semblance of a social life, it may seem as though there is no time in high school for Fall Fashion, but you would be wrong. With a chill in the air, the hallways and trees erupt in color. While it may be hard for some of you ...

Balancing School and Work

Balancing School and Work

Amber Hubenschmidt, Staff Writer

December 5, 2016


Filed under Op/Ed, Student Life

In high school, you hit a couple of important landmarks in your life. Usually most people start with their driving permit, then their 16th birthday, and then a car and their full license but what comes after that? You can legally get a job. The most common type of jobs students get in high school are fas...

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...

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...

Attending Sporting Events

Attending Sporting Events

Jack Getty, Staff Writer

October 14, 2016


Filed under Sports, Student Life

The school year is in full swing, and so are the sports. For returning students, sporting events are something they look forward to during their summer break. For upcoming freshmen and students who don’t want to attend, you are probably wondering: what’s so great about high school sports? Or why shou...

Being an Exchange Student from Germany

Being an Exchange Student from Germany

Jonas Hansen, Staff Writer

October 14, 2016


Filed under Op/Ed, Student Life

My name is Jonas, and I’m an exchange student from Germany. I arrived in the US on August 11th, 2016. I will explain my views on a couple of things based on my experience so far. The school system is very different in Germany. For example, we have one class for every subject and the students don...

A Little More Focus

A Little More Focus

Cara Correll, Staff Writer

October 14, 2016


Filed under Op/Ed, Student Life

How many days could you go without using a smartphone? For most people, even a  couple hours is almost impossible. Social media, quick communication, and astonishing camera quality have become a necessity within our culture. As of 2015, 98% of teenagers in the US own a smartphone, according to Pew ...

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...

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