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Hacksaw Ridge will have you on your feet from start to finish

Hacksaw Ridge will have you on your feet from start to finish

by Ethan Hart, Reporter
February 24, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Spring 2017

Hacksaw Ridge, starring Andrew Garfield and Teresa Palmer, will enter this year’s Oscar Academy Awards with six nominations. Some of these nominations include Best Picture and Best Actor, highlighting Andrew Garfield’s stunning performance. Mel Gibson also has been nominated for Best Director. ...

A Dog’s Purpose: What do you know about animal actors in movies?

A Dog’s Purpose: What do you know about animal actors in movies?

by Ethan Hart, Reporter
February 15, 2017
Filed under News, Spring 2017

In modern film, Hollywood animal welfare standards have gone to the dogs. The film A Dog’s Purpose has received  backlash from the public after a disturbing video of a dog being unwillingly pushed into a moving body of water was leaked the week of the movie’s release. The featured German Sheph...

Moana: The beginning of an era

Moana: The beginning of an era

by Beau Cameron, Editor
December 13, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2016, Showcase

When I first heard of Moana, I was unsure of what to think. I was happy that Disney was finally having a more ethnically diverse princess, but I was nervous about if Disney would be able to portray the character without stereotyping. When the incident with Disney's culturally insensitive Moana-themed costumes hit the news, I was tempted to avoid the movie comp...

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children: A movie with no magic

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children: A movie with no magic

by Beau Cameron, Editor
October 17, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2016, Showcase

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs took the literary world by storm when it was released in America in June, 2011. After only one book, readers fell in love with the series, and the following two novels had fans head-over-heels. The story follows Jacob Portman after the...

Welcome to LHS: Kronk blends technology with a love of literature and films

Welcome to LHS: Kronk blends technology with a love of literature and films

by Elizabeth Anderson and Grace Gaydosh
September 1, 2016
Filed under Fall 2016, Welcome New Staff

“When I was a kid I wanted to be a pilot.” Mr. Matthew Kronk, one of four new English teachers, likes to consider himself an adventurer even if he hasn't traveled much. From delivering papers to working in a steel mill, he seems to have tried many job and career paths.   Why choose educati...

10 Cloverfield Lane knocks on the door of success

10 Cloverfield Lane knocks on the door of success

by Emily Gorham, Editor
April 19, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

As psychological thrillers go, 10 Cloverfield Lane is a must-see. Well-paced and captivating, the engaging script is matched by a first-rate cast. For a marketing campaign that started out relatively small, the hype for 10 Cloverfield Lane grew quickly (much like that of its semi-prequel, Cloverfie...

Top 10 2015: Movies you don’t want to miss

Top 10 2015: Movies you don’t want to miss

by Kayley Russell, reporter
December 24, 2015
Filed under Showcase

Whether it's animated movies for younger kids or scary movies for adults, many head to the movie theaters over the winter break. These are the top 10 movies of 2015 that blew away the box office ratings this year. These are the movies everyone raced to go see. Obliviously after I wrote this top...

You have 12 days of winter break: What to do?

You have 12 days of winter break: What to do?

by Sydney Rossman, Editor
December 22, 2015
Filed under Holiday 2015, Showcase

"Twelve Days of Christmas" is a song about the Christmas season with the annoying "Partridge in a Pear tree" refrain. This year, however, 12 days means the number of days off for winter break. What to do? On the first day of winter break I dedicated one day of homework time. You will probably wait un...

Jupiter Ascending: This movie will rise to sci-fi cult classic status

Jupiter Ascending:  This movie will rise to sci-fi cult classic status

by Izzy Peterson, Editor
March 16, 2015
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

On February 6th, the movie Jupiter Ascending (PG-13) hit theaters. As a film created by the Wachowski siblings (the minds who brought us movies like The Matrix (1999), V for Vendetta (2005), and Cloud Atlas (2012)), the stakes set for this movie by its predecessors were high. With this in mind, Jup...

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