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Homecoming Recap

Kaitlynn Zacher, Sophomore Staff Writer

October 23, 2018


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

Spirit Week 2018 was quite diverse and extravagant in the eyes of a student, but also was very fun, as always! To me, Spirit Week is just a week to have fun, coordinate with your friends,  express yourself, and most importantly, rep your school and show as much spirit as possible! Monday was ...

Graduation: A Sibling’s Perspective

Emily Carpenter, Sophomore Writer

May 16, 2018


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

This marking period marks a bittersweet moment for me. The fourth quarter of my sophomore year and the fourth quarter of my brother, Ethan’s, senior year. I would have never thought that his departure from high school would ignite such regret and pride in me at the same time. On the exterior of our si...

Is School Spirit Important To You???

Summer Brooks, Sophomore Staff Writer

October 31, 2017


Filed under Student Life

School spirit is the positive attitude students and faculty have about their school. It helps unite and bring different groups of students together.This type of school spirit is important because it sets the tone for various aspects and activities such as, sports events and fundraising supported by the...

Spring Sports

Spring Sports

Cara Correll, Junior Staff Writer

April 18, 2017


Filed under Op/Ed, Student Life

It’s official! Spring sports are officially underway, and the student body has never been so thrilled. You’ve probably already seen athletes carrying around their large bags of gear and wearing their jerseys for game day. These athletes are benefiting more than they realize, as high school sports ...

Prom Season

Prom Season

Haley O'Reagan, Senior Staff Writer

April 9, 2017


Filed under School News, Student Life

Book your hair appointments, rent your tuxedos and go find “the perfect dress” because prom season is here Raiders! Quickly approaching is one of the most exciting events for Leonardtown juniors and seniors: prom; the time to exchange your usual attire for fancy dresses and tuxes and impress your frie...

Dress Shop Struggling

Dress Shop Struggling

Isabelle Ashby, Senior Staff Writer

March 31, 2017


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

Shopping for a dress can be the most exciting and most frustrating part of an upcoming event. You may not always find time to run down to the mall, and the stores around you may not always have what you want in stock. Then there’s online shopping; where there’s an endless selection of dresses. B...

Multi- Tasking Teens

Multi- Tasking Teens

Cara Correll, Junior Staff Writer

March 30, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life, Top Stories

The rising generation of high school students is becoming convinced that they can multitask better than ever before. Unfortunately, they’re not doing themselves any favors--under 2% of the population can successfully multitask, according to Colorado State University. Why is combining two simple tas...

Oh Senior Year

Oh Senior Year

Jason Ferris, Senior Editor

March 29, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life, Top Stories

Three years ago, I was starting high school. Though geographically challenged and somehow height-challenged looking up at all the titaning seniors, I was ready to work. I had the fuel to work through the night and late into the morning, endure another day of tests and assignments and activities and ...

How to deal when life starts killing you; An Expose

How to deal when life starts killing you; An Expose

Katherine Cognard-Black, Senior Staff Writer

March 28, 2017


Filed under Op/Ed, Student Life, Top Stories

“You know what I’ve had…” says Hale, a senior at Leonardtown “it.” The collective body of the left side of Mr. Guffy’s 5th period class room, replies with confused head cocks and a “what” is uttered from a few mouths. “I'VE HAD IT.” she repeats again. A mantra for the month of March...

Growing Up Bad

Growing Up Bad

Jason Ferris, Head Editor

March 28, 2017


Filed under Op/Ed, Student Life, Top Stories

Weaving our red minivan down the highway, my mother beat on her horn and muttered strange things under her breath. My brother was too busy reverse-engineering her phone to notice but I took note of every word and repeated my collection at the dinner table. When words like “f**k” and “b**ch” came...

Gurl You Better Love Yourself!

Gurl You Better Love Yourself!

Michael Miles, Senior Staff Writer

March 27, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life, Top Stories

WHAT’S UP GURL? How are you? Are you feeling happy? Positive? Confident? I certainly hope so! It’s SO important for you to feel good about yourself and be confident in who you are. You are a beautiful person and don’t ever be afraid to be yourself unapologetically! Self-love is a factor that can ...

Oh Moms

Oh Moms

Jason Ferris, Head Editor

March 23, 2017


Filed under Op/Ed, Student Life

There is a reason why dads have this nifty little mantra: a happy wife, a happy life. Us spawn of these couples understand our fathers completely. That is not to say that fathers are tame by any stretch of the word; it is just that moms have this distinguishing brand of crazy that seems to be universa...

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