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Classic novel, The Giver, makes an action-filled movie

Classic novel, The Giver, makes an action-filled movie

by Amanda Anderson

September 10, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The book The Giver by Lois Lowry was recently made into a film starring Brenton Thwaites (as Jonas) and Odeya Rush (as Fiona). Because I read  the book in middle school, I was excited to see the film. The movie is a cross between the book and an action packed Star Wars type film. The movie is good but...

Godzilla 2014: A monster of a comeback

Godzilla 2014: A monster of a comeback

by Kristina Baskin, Reporter

May 22, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

When I first saw the trailer for the newest Godzilla movie, directed by Gareth Edwards, I got excited. After the disappointment of the 1998 TriStar Godzilla movie, and after being spoiled by the original Toho films, I was ready for a new take on my favorite radioactive monster. I would be lying, though, if ...

Parade of Lights marches into your summer playlist

Parade of Lights marches into your summer playlist

by Olivia Goldstein, Editor

May 7, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

Summer anthem alert!  Los Angeles natives, Parade of Lights, released their EP, Golden, on March 25. Listen to it free on SoundCloud! If techno and indie rock had a baby it would be in the form of Parade of Lights. Their sound is along the lines of indie and alternative rock bands, MGMT and The ...

Cliche novel, We Are the Goldens, disappoints

Cliche novel, We Are the Goldens, disappoints

by Angelica Burr, Reporter

May 6, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

We Are the Goldens by Dana Reinhardt is just another cliché high school themed novel about two sisters who are creepily close to one another. Nell and Layla Golden are close sisters and best friends. Layla is a junior in high school who seems to be the leader, always taking charge and getting more att...

Cleveland, Newcomer, Shumate win art scholarship

Cleveland, Newcomer, Shumate win art scholarship

by Jackson Rammling, Graphics Editor

April 14, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The 24th annual art show featured student art that was created in all art classes this semester. Some of the art was was previously displayed at the Delaplaine Visual Arts Education Center where they won many awards. At the evening event,  $1500 was given out in scholarships. They were divided ev...

Is there a cure for the modern plague of the digital age?

Is there a cure for the modern plague of the digital age?

by Olivia Goldstein, Editor

April 11, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

But first let me take a selfie. I can’t go on any social media site without seeing arms outstretched, cheeks sucked in and coy smiles drowning my news feed. Yes, the selfie, the plague of the modern age. Even Pope Francis and President Obama have taken selfies! There is no scientific reason wh...

Dance Unlimited performs annual showcase, Alice in Wonderland

Dance Unlimited performs annual showcase, Alice in Wonderland

by Staff

April 9, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Juniors Isabella Marcellino and Isabella Tilmont are performing with their local school of dance, Dance Unlimited/Other Voices Theatre in Frederick on April 18 (7:00 p.m.) and April 19 (2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.).  Tickets are $15 for students and $20 for adults/seniors.  Children 6 and under, $10.00....

From print to motion picture, The Fault in Our Stars, requires tissues

From print to motion picture, The Fault in Our Stars, requires tissues

by Olivia Goldstein, Editor

March 29, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Grab your tissue boxes. Author John Green’s, New York Times #1 bestselling novel, The Fault in our Stars is coming to theatres June 6. The compelling love story of two cancer-stricken teens will have you in tears. Hazel Grace Lancaster is a sixteen-year-old dealing with thyroid cancer. Her parents f...

Musical mystery, Curtains opens April

Musical mystery, Curtains opens April

by Janie Sullivan, Reporter

March 14, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

This year’s spring musical is the Broadway show Curtains, directed by Mr. Damon Norko with the assistance of middle school social studies teacher and LHS alumna, Ms. Amanda Venable and senior Carissa Gregory. Opening night is Thursday, April third at 7:00 pm. The shows continue Friday, April fo...

Thirsty by M.T. Anderson – A bloody dose of reality

Thirsty by M.T. Anderson – A bloody dose of reality

by Kristina Baskin, Reporter

March 13, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

When teens hear the name John Green, they usually think of the quirky man who hosts Crash Course, a series of short informational videos on topics such as World History, Psychology, and Chemistry. However, John Green is also an author and a vlogger (video blogger), whose well-known books Looking for ...

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