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Donating blood and saving lives at the bi-annual blood drive: Photo of the Day 11/1/19

Donating blood and saving lives at the bi-annual blood drive: Photo of the Day 11/1/19

by Gabby North, Reporter

November 1, 2019

On October 30, the Student Government Association ran the bi-annual blood drive sponsored by the American Red Cross from 7:30-12:00. Roughly community members, staff and about 20 students volunteered to donate blood, collecting 25 units of blood. One unit of blood will help roughly three people, so ...

Blindness Awareness Month: ‘Seeing’ a future of awareness

Blindness Awareness Month: ‘Seeing’ a future of awareness

by Alaina Burger and Grace Gaydosh

October 24, 2019

There are 285 million people worldwide who are visually impaired, and 39 million are blind.  October is Blindness Awareness Month, and World Sight Day was on October 11. You probably didn’t know that, and it’s okay--we didn’t either. But that’s the problem: we can’t ‘see’ blind peopl...

The cast knows “It’s A Wonderful Life” when they begin rehearsing the fall play: Photo of The Day 9/16/19

The cast knows “It’s A Wonderful Life” when they begin rehearsing the fall play: Photo of The Day 9/16/19

by Gabby North, Reporter

September 16, 2019

On September 13, the cast and crew of the fall play, It's A Wonderful Life, held a meeting in D101 to discuss the logistics of putting together the show and the tentative rehearsal schedule for the upcoming months. They also had their first read through of the script with the entire ensemble. The main cas...

Lake and Smithhisler prepare the directing chair: Photo of the Day 9/12/19

Lake and Smithhisler prepare the directing chair: Photo of the Day 9/12/19

by Thomas French, Editor

September 12, 2019

The student director for the fall play, It's a Wonderful Life, has the ability to see George Bailey's dreams realized on stage. On September 9, Jacob Blue, Thomas French, Katie Galetti, Rowan Gallagher, and Natalie Roth had appointments in Angela Smithhisler's classroom to be interviewed for the roles...

Smithhisler’s ATP class performs Shakespeare scenes: Photo of the Day 6/16/19

Smithhisler’s ATP class performs Shakespeare scenes: Photo of the Day 6/16/19

by Thomas French, Reporter

June 16, 2019

On June 11, Angela Smithhislers Advanced Theatrical Production class memorized and performed scenes from famous Shakespeare plays, such as Hamlet, Midsummer Night's Dream, and Othello This was the last major assignment for Smithhisler's class, with a smaller lesson on stage combat prepared for the last days of school. The scenes included Row...

News for June 6

by Lancer Media

June 7, 2019

Drama Club and ITS Chapter 1872 are looking for volunteers to assist working the booth at the Mt. Airy Chili Cook-Off and Car Show on Saturday, June 15th. This is a great opportunity to earn ITS points and hours for next year. Sign ups are posted outside D101 on the bulletin board. See Mrs. Smithhisler...

Dance students perform at the dance showcase: Photo of the Day 5/21/19

Dance students perform at the dance showcase: Photo of the Day 5/21/19

by Lindsey Russo, Editor

May 21, 2019

On May 20, dance students held their annual showcase. The theme was "Louder than Words." All of the dances were choreographed by the student choreographers who are in intermediate and advanced classes. They had auditions to choose who they wanted in their dance. The types of dances performed were...

NEHS brings Clifford to high school

NEHS brings Clifford to high school

by Matthew Gelhard, Managing Editor

February 11, 2019

Clifford decided to leave Emily in 2nd grade and take a visit to high school. Alongside members of the National English Honor Society, Clifford traveled the halls of the school and visited various classrooms to participate in classroom activities. For every step of Clifford’s jo...

Model UN club attempts to change the world at Hood College

Model UN club attempts to change the world at Hood College

by Elizabeth Anderson, Watermark Editor

January 8, 2019

On January 5, students part of the Model United Nations club participated in the 14th Annual Frederick County Model U.N. Conference at Hood College. Three LHS students won awards for their performance. Elizabeth Gilmore won Best Position Paper for General Assembly 1 which dealt with violence against...

Drama experiences the magic of Disney World

Drama experiences the magic of Disney World

by Jacob Blue, Editor

November 26, 2018

I used to make fun of people who worshiped Disney World. They’d say things like how their whole family goes every year and that they all wear matching shirts with Disney characters on them. Now that I have been to Disney with the marching band and drama, I am a Mickey ear wearing, FastPass prepa...

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