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Life in Topaz Japanese Internment Camp: Mary Murakami inspires with survival story

Life in Topaz Japanese Internment Camp: Mary Murakami inspires with survival story

by Emily Webb, Managing Editor

May 1, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Spring 2019

For most teenagers, age 14 is a time spent adjusting to the trials and newness of high school. Mary Murakami, a Japanese-American in the 1940’s, had a different experience. At just 14 years old, she and her family were transported to Topaz Internment Camp in Utah. For history students, the Japanese internmen...

Practice safe sex: Condoms should be available in Frederick County high schools

Practice safe sex: Condoms should be available in Frederick County high schools

by Braden Weinel, Editor

May 1, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Spring 2019

From freshman to senior year, we are all taught abstinence, the only 100% effective way to save teens from unplanned pregnancy and/or sexually transmitted diseases. However, all classroom preparation aside, history says that hormones and desire are going to win. Due to this, we should at least prepar...

Lancer Media REMOVED: What would our lives be like #ScreenFree?

Lancer Media REMOVED: What would our lives be like #ScreenFree?

by Matthew Gelhard and Bailey Spore

May 1, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase, Spring 2019

When you walk around the halls, what do you notice? For the most part we are zombies with our heads down, although phones are making many tasks easier for us, we are becoming much less social. How many times a day do you think you pick up your phone? Odds are you’re probably reading this on you...

Senior Destinations 2019: Dylan Miller gets down to business at the University of Maryland

Senior Destinations 2019: Dylan Miller gets down to business at the University of Maryland

by Alexis Fowler, Editor

April 30, 2019


Filed under Features, Senior Destinations 2019, Spring 2019

Dylan Miller is planning to attend the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. He chose this destination because his father went to the same school and decided to follow in his footsteps. This program also offers a job placement post graduation, which is a big relief to Mille...

News for April 30

by Lancer Media

April 30, 2019


Filed under Daily Announcements, Spring 2019

The International Thespian Society is looking for new officers for the 2019-2020 school year. You are eligible to apply if you have already been inducted, or will be inducted this May. Applications are outside of D101, and are due back to Mrs. Smithhisler by this Friday. --SGA Announcement Video-- The...

News for April 29

by Lancer Media

April 29, 2019


Filed under Daily Announcements, Spring 2019

The International Thespian Society is looking for new officers for the 2019-2020 school year. You are eligible to apply if you have already been inducted, or will be inducted this May. Applications are outside of D101, and are due back to Mrs. Smithhisler by Friday, May 3rd. --Sports Video-- The...

Senior Destinations 2019: Enjoy the journey!

Senior Destinations 2019:  Enjoy the journey!

by Alexis Fowler, Editor

April 29, 2019


Filed under Senior Destinations 2019, Spring 2019

Class of 2019:  Have you enjoyed the journey?  Are you ready for the next phase of your life’s adventure? Lancer Media is giving all seniors the opportunity to share their last moments of their high school journey. All you have to do is fill out the Google Form below and pose for a Lancer Media Destination photo! We want to ...

Senior Countdown 2019: softball swings away with 17 days left

Senior Countdown 2019: softball swings away with 17 days left

by Gabby Llewellyn, Reporter

April 29, 2019


Filed under Senior Countdown 2019, Spring 2019

With just 17 days left in the school year, varsity softball seniors are excited to finish out high school and their last softball seasons at LHS. Paige Wilhelm and Sam Everett are attending Chowan University and Bridgewater College respectively. Both girls signed in February to continue their softball carr...

News for April 26

by Lancer Media

April 29, 2019


Filed under Daily Announcements, Spring 2019

The International Thespian Society is looking for new officers for the 2019-2020 school year. You are eligible to apply if you have already been inducted, or will be inducted this May. Applications are outside of D101, and are due back to Mrs. Smithhisler by Friday, May 3rd. ---Sports Video--- ---NHS...

Photo of the Day 4/27/19: Digital Photography captures an experience at The National Zoo

Photo of the Day 4/27/19: Digital Photography captures an experience at The National Zoo

by Matthew Gelhard, Managing Editor

April 27, 2019


Filed under Photo of the Day, Spring 2019

On Thursday, April 25th, Mrs. Bozzenetti and Ms. Geisser's Digital Photography students visited The Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, DC. The purpose of the field trip was to gather pictures of animals in their exhibits for their "Photographing Animals" project for class. Each student in th...

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