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Red Band Society: Tragedy, teens, and trust are popular topics

Red Band Society: Tragedy, teens, and trust are popular topics

by Magena Straight and Erin Stewart

October 16, 2014

Recent movies and television shows portray youth dealing with cancer and death.  Why now? Love, relationships, death and diseased teens: These themes are part of recent movie and television releases, including The Fault in Our Stars, If I Stay, Red Band Society, and Chasing Life.  The Fault in Our Stars John...

Scholastic 144 Art Show features LHS students

Scholastic 144 Art Show features LHS students

by Erik Chapman, Reporter

October 14, 2014

Every junior and senior who entered a piece in the Scholastic 144 art exhibition, hosted at Shippensburg University, was accepted to the juried show. Georgia Geisser, art teacher, said, "All the students who entered got in--very unusual in a good way.  There are some awards that will be announced...

Author Anne Rice taking back throne as “Queen of the Damned”

Author Anne Rice taking back throne as “Queen of the Damned”

by Izzy Peterson, Editor

October 10, 2014

The tale of the vampire has always been told in one way or another: centuries ago, far before the time of Vlad the Impaler (a ruthless monarch who lived in 15th century Romania and served as inspiration for Bram Stoker’s Dracula), people spread word about a demonic entity that performed harm to hum...

It’s officially hunting season: Supernatural Season 10 premiere wows fans

It’s officially hunting season: Supernatural Season 10 premiere wows fans

by Lily Johnson, Reporter

October 9, 2014

The first episode of Supernatural Season 10 , "Black," aired Tuesday, October 7th, and millions tuned in to watch the suspenseful premiere. As a ten-season fan of the show, I certainly wasn't disappointed with the episode. "Black" opened up with a brief reminder of what happened in the past season, ...

Roll out for the Magical Mystery Tour: marching band performs groovy tribute

Roll out for the Magical Mystery Tour: marching band performs groovy tribute

by Julia Peigh, Watermark Editor

October 8, 2014

Coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ coming to America in February 2014 was the idea for the 2014 marching band show, Magical Mystery Tour, a Beatles’ Tribute. The show features excerpts from the songs “Magical Mystery Tour,” “Lady Madonna,” “Eleanor Rigby,” “Blackb...

Fans are “dying” to watch Supernatural Season 10

Fans are “dying” to watch Supernatural Season 10

by Lily Johnson, Reporter

October 5, 2014

With cold wind and Halloween lurking around the corner, the hit show Supernatural airs its official tenth season on Tuesday, October 7th at 9 p.m. on The CW. Lead actors Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles have portrayed the famous brothers Sam and Dean Winchester since Season 1, and actor Misha Collin...

Our Town Cast List

by Lily Johnson, Reporter

September 10, 2014

Congratulations to everyone, cast and crew, who will participate in Our Town this year.  The performances will be in November 2014.   Our Town is about the main three aspects of the average human life: Daily Life, Love/Marriage, and Death/Loss. Join the characters in the little town of Grove...

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

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

by Amanda Anderson

September 10, 2014

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

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

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 ...

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