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Cliche novel, We Are the Goldens, disappoints

Cliche novel, We Are the Goldens, disappoints

by Angelica Burr, Reporter

May 6, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

Boy Proof: Novel combines love story with Hollywood intrigue

Boy Proof: Novel combines love story with Hollywood intrigue

by Jessica Steves, Reporter

March 10, 2014

Most teens know John Green best as the narrator of Crash Course, a YouTube video channel that gives short, humorous explanations of various points and time periods in history. Green is also an author as well as a YouTube blogger, however, and his books (notably Looking for Alaska and The Fault in Our ...

NHS talent show winners

by Alyssa Mattison, Reporter

March 6, 2014

Congratulations to the winners of the National Honor Society talent show! Senior Scott Coblentz used his juggling skills to win the overall competition. The winner of the Best Band category is the band called The Silver Plates, which holds 7 members, Seniors Luke Amatucci, Chris Goodridge, Becca...

Annual talent show benefits cancer research

Annual talent show benefits cancer research

by Alyssa Mattison, Reporter

February 27, 2014

    On Friday, February 28th at 6:00pm, the National Honor Society will hold its annual talent show in the auditorium. Proceeds from the admissions and the basket raffle will be donated to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. The talent show is a family-friendly event. Tickets for adul...

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