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Hard to believe: Last first day of high school

Hard to believe: Last first day of high school

September 13, 2013

I woke up at 6 a.m. to find myself getting all geared up for the first day of school. For us, our first day outfit was not a skirt or dress, but a tank top that said, "Seniors ‘14."  In addition to getting ready the night before by labeling our notebooks with our classes, many LHS seniors  filled up ...

Overdosing on Technology?

Is modern technology overtaking our lives?

Bailey Schmid, Photo Editor

August 13, 2013

Wake up. Check text messages. Check Facebook. Check Twitter. Check messages and other social media again before heading off to school. Throughout the day, we absorb information like sports team scores, updated statuses, and text messages through our mobile devices all while trying to pay attention...

Too much homework stifling students?

Too much homework stifling students?

Elise Houcek, Editor-in-Chief

August 13, 2013

"What philosophy of teaching, what theory of learning, lies behind each assignment? Does it seem to assume that children are meaning makers -- or empty vessels? Is learning regarded as a process that’s mostly active or passive? Is it about wrestling with ideas or mindlessly following directions?" -A...

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