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Norko and Lake take the summer stage in one-act plays

Norko and Lake take the summer stage in one-act plays

by Thomas French, Reporter

July 20, 2019

The Watermelon One-Act Festival had some special contestants. Damon Norko, Daniel Lake, and members of the class of 2018 performed in the festival. Norko directed two entries, called "Foodies" and "Free at Last." "Free at Last" was one of the finalists in the competition that featured 14 plays. Norko sa...

Summer Fun: Try beginner Paddleboarding

Summer Fun: Try beginner Paddleboarding

by Madeline Hull, Reporter

July 12, 2019

Paddleboarding is much easier to learn than surfing, but is harder than scuba diving. It takes a quick 15-30 minutes to learn the basics, and after that, you can advance to Pinterest quality yoga. First start with a lesson, there are many paddleboarding marinas nearby. Residents can take a paddleboa...

Make yourself a better college candidate over summer break

Make yourself a better college candidate over summer break

by Yesenia Montenegro, Editor

June 20, 2019

1.Find a volunteer opportunity Volunteer work is one of the biggest factors that colleges look for in potential students. Volunteering shows engagement, leadership, and time management, and it's something you probably should be doing already. When you volunteer, you’re helping out the community ...

Lancer Media “stitches” the community together through Ryan’s Case for Smiles project

Lancer Media “stitches” the community together through Ryan’s Case for Smiles project

by Sierra Rossman, Reporter

June 14, 2019

Imagine a world with nothing but needles, loud machines, and beeping for days on end with a medical routine that would drive any person stir-crazy. This is the reality for many children and teens who suffer from serious illnesses. It is hard to stay positive in the face of pain. According to Ryan’s Ca...

Pre-Vet class gets hands-on experience grooming dogs

Pre-Vet class gets hands-on experience grooming dogs

by Braden Weinel, Editor

June 10, 2019

Over the course of the school year, the Pre-Vet (small) class learn how to care for different animals, such as dogs, goats, and rabbits. On some occasions, Mrs. Patricia Beachy, the teacher of the Pre-Vet classes allows students and faculty members to bring in their dogs to be washed. On June 6, Mrs. J...

Spring journalism class holds Paper Plate Award ceremony

Spring journalism class holds Paper Plate Award ceremony

by Leah Bolger and Keifer Spore

June 6, 2019

On May 20, the members of the spring 2019 journalism class participated in a celebratory ceremony called the Paper Plates Award.  This event honors each individual student's talents and is a good way to close out the seniors' last day and their recent achievement of a Best of SNO Distinguished Site....

Athletic Coaching: Lessons for Life

Athletic Coaching: Lessons for Life

by Matthew Gelhard, Managing Editor

May 30, 2019

Andrea Poffinberger’s Athletic Coaching class utilized their coaching knowledge to create a lesson for the Learning for Life program. In preparation for the experience, a tee-ball game in May, a practice was held in the auxiliary gym. Poffinberger’s students covered six different activities: a war...

Bee more friendly: How being a backyard beekeeper can help save the honey bees

Bee more friendly: How being a backyard beekeeper can help save the honey bees

by Sierra Rossman, Reporter

May 15, 2019

When you see a bee floating in the air around your house what do you think? Most of us would swat at it or run away. Excluding wild swarms, there are about one to five trillion honey bees in the world. Although this may seem like a large number, the population is disappearing dramatically. In 2015 alone, 42...

Alumni in the “news”– Evans siblings live their dream jobs in journalism

Alumni in the “news”–  Evans siblings live their dream jobs in journalism

by Braden Weinel, Editor

May 9, 2019

Former journalism student and 2010 graduate Jace Evans once wrote sports articles for The Lance. He now predicts professional sporting games for the whole world to see. His younger sister, Brooke, who graduated in 2013, is now a TV news producer for WBOC in Salisbury, Maryland. The Evans siblings be...

Promposal Pandemonium: I’ll be there for you… at Prom

Promposal Pandemonium: I’ll be there for you… at Prom

by Ashley Martin, Editor

May 8, 2019

On April 25th, 2019, Matt Schiller surprised Clare Beiter with a "Friends" themed poster that said, "The one where we go to prom." Schiller collaborated with Shay Arneson on creating the poster. They both thought it would be a great idea to do a Friends themed idea because that is Beiter's favorite...

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