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Minorities at LHS

Minorities at LHS

Korina Valenzuela, Staff Writer

May 28, 2014


Filed under Features

Here at LHS, there are a total of about 1% of African Americans who attend this school. 6% are Asians or Hispanics. And less than .1% are American Indian or Pacific Islanders. Most of the ethnic majority is the whopping 83% of white students that dominate the school. About 17% of our students are...

Calculating the Numbers and Formulas

Calculating the Numbers and Formulas

May 28, 2014


Filed under Features

Science Olympiad It is a nationwide program that teaches kids from kindergarten to twelfth grade about the different platforms of science that is going on in the world. The teams compete in meets that they have previously prepared for. The program helps kids who are interested in science get a feel...

How To: Summer Edition

How To: Summer Edition

Rachael Girmscheid, Social Media Editor

May 28, 2014


Filed under Features

How to stay fit in the summer : Start off this summer right by going for a daily morning run every once in a while.  Put those Nike running shoes on and head out the door.  Running in the heat is great for your muscles because it loosens them up and it helps boost your cardio. During the day, you'r...

Senior Class of 2014 Highlights

Senior Class of 2014 Highlights

Nick Vittore, Staff Writer

May 28, 2014


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

People remember their senior year for a plethora of fun memories. Prom, graduation, and college decision day are some of the most anticipated days of one’s high school career. There were several students from the class of 2014 who will be remembered by the great accomplishments that made them stand...

You’re Going Where?!

Molly Downing, Staff Writer

May 28, 2014


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

Amongst the many seniors of LHS attending college this upcoming fall, a select few are wandering off the beaten path. Some members of the graduating class are going to far-off places that most people think more as a vacation than a school choice Ellie Jenkins Imagine crossing the North Atlantic O...

The Adulation of Skoug

The Adulation of Skoug

Ava Polzin, Features Editor

May 27, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

“I would just say I love him. I love him dearly…” - Mr. Ferrell “Evan, as a person, is a great teammate and a great friend of mine.” - Matt Reed “It’s kind of like teaching a Beethoven or something…” - Mr. Ferrell   These are the types of commendations one associates...

Putting Together the Pieces: A look at John Karahalios and autism

Putting Together the Pieces: A look at John Karahalios and autism

Elise Houcek, Editor-in-Chief

May 21, 2014


Filed under Features, Showcase

In March of 2014, a report issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicated that approximately 1 in 68 U.S. children is currently diagnosed with autism, a 30% increase from 1 in 88 in 2012. The world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, autismspeaks.org, calls autism...

DOI Goes Dorm Shopping

DOI Goes Dorm Shopping

Natalie Zeng, Staff Writer

May 2, 2014


Filed under Features, Showcase

As the school year comes to a close, one of the most exciting--and stressful--things on a graduate’s summer checklist is dorm shopping. To take the guess work out of what you may need to take with you on move-in day, here’s a list of what and what not to bring with you in August. What to Wear ...

Haley Johnson: Dancing through the Years

Haley Johnson: Dancing through the Years

Emily Luce, Social Media Editor

April 25, 2014


Filed under Features, Showcase

High school in and of itself comes with a lot of pressure.  Homework and tests pile up, and it’s hard to find the balance of schoolwork, socializing, and athletics.  Imagine if you had only one hour a day to do homework -- and that hour was spent on a train. That is the reality for senior Haley...

Music through the ages

Music through the ages

Elise Houcek, Editor-in-Chief

April 21, 2014


Filed under Features

   The theory that music and society share an inviolable relationship is one that has long been recognized. The only way to achieve some level of popularity as a musician is to establish a common experience to which an entire audience can relate. Again and again through history, scholars point to a cultu...

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