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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 ...

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...

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...

Making a Difference

Making a Difference

Josie Brodfuehrer, Staff Writer

September 30, 2016


Filed under Community info, Extracurricular, Student Life

People die everyday.  They die from car accidents and homicides and war and diseases.  But one of these deaths can be prevented.  One of these deaths doesn’t have to happen.  Heart disease is the leading cause of death in America, according to Medical News Today.  At the top of the death list,...

BBQ Club

BBQ Club

Lance Schuyler, Staff Writer

September 30, 2016


Filed under Extracurricular, Student Life

If you have ever craved a burger or hot dog or juicy hunk of meat, look no further than the LHS BBQ club. Run by four grillmasters (Max Mussomele, Lance Schuyler, Ben Robinson, and Ethan Aus), BBQ Club knows how to start the pre-sporting event festivities. They cook up burgers, hot dogs, the occasion...

Endless Opportunities

Endless Opportunities

Katharine Cognard-Black, Staff Writer

September 22, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, and Reviews, Student Life, Theater

Have you ever been to a Leonardtown High School ROSE player’s production? Have you ever wanted to act on a stage or work with a light board or even make elaborate costumes? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this article is for you. If you answered no, then sit down and get ready to ...

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...

The Leonardtown Lexicon is Here!!

The Leonardtown Lexicon is Here!!

Jason Ferris, Editor

June 11, 2016


Filed under School News, Student Life, Top Stories

The first edition of the Leonardtown Lexicon has finally made its debut!! Click here to see the labors of talented high-schoolers. Though the writing of Leonardtown students is prominent, students from around the county had a chance to draft and and submit their writing through my workshop Draft...

Your Survival Guide for the End-of-Year-Stress

Your Survival Guide for the End-of-Year-Stress

Reagan Walker, Junior Staff Writer

June 1, 2016


Filed under Op/Ed, Student Life, What Grinds Our Gears

While the end of the year comes jam-packed with a frenzy of activity and fun, the last push to finish can sometimes be the hardest. If you’re like the majority of the population and have been experiencing your fair share of stress at school or at work, and you’re having trouble coping with it at all, ...

One Chapter Closes, Another Is Begun

One Chapter Closes, Another Is Begun

Casey Bacon, Co-Editor

May 25, 2016


Filed under Op/Ed, Student Life, Top Stories

Well, here we are: another year completed, another summer to look forward to, another class leaving behind their high school careers, and another class rising to begin theirs. I’m proud and thankful to be part of that 2016 graduating class, moving into the wider, real world in a simultaneously excit...

Finally, A Breath

Finally, A Breath

Jason Ferris, Editor

May 25, 2016


Filed under Op/Ed, School News, Student Life, Top Stories

The sun is peeking through the clouds, all the rain has dried up, nature is crawling out of its many shelters and we should be doing the same. We should be crawling out of school, but we’re not. School is not winding down as we expected, thanks to projects and busy work. I know many of you didn’t thi...

One Month More

One Month More

Jason Ferris, Co-Editor

May 9, 2016


Filed under Op/Ed, School News, Student Life, Top Stories, What Grinds Our Gears

Why won’t school just end already? I’m sorry, teachers and administrators; we’re all thinking it. We are tired of studying for AP tests,  throwing projects together, and scribbling essays. We are tired of math problems and science labs. I know I am not alone when I say the last day of school ca...

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