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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...

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, ...

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