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Why we should not lower the voting age

Why we should not lower the voting age

by Alex Dembeck, Reporter

November 19, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Opinion, Showcase

Would allowing teens to vote at 16 have changed the midterm elections? Probably. After students began to use their voice in light of tragedies, such as the Parkland shooting, many politicians have acknowledged that teens aren’t simply focused on their social lives. They are worried about their futures...

National Honor Society inducts 70 new members: Photo of the Day 11/14/2018

National Honor Society inducts 70 new members: Photo of the Day 11/14/2018

by Haley Enders, Reporter

November 14, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Photo of the Day

The National Honor Society Induction Ceremony took place on November 13. The hallway was crowded with inductees at around 6:30 p.m., lined up and ready to get their pictures taken on the main staircase. The ceremony began with an opening message from Mrs. Durann Ecalono, co-adviser for NHS. The NHS o...

AP Biology advocates for water properties

AP Biology advocates for water properties

by Spencer Derrenberger

September 22, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, News

On September 21, Beth Ericsson’s AP Biology class campaigned for the property of water they thought was the best. This project allowed students to get a better understanding of specific properties of water. Each group was assigned a different property of water. Then, they had to make a poster and con...

Almond milk: Dairy milk’s plant-based impersonator

Almond milk: Dairy milk’s plant-based impersonator

by Allison King, Reporter

February 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Most of us grew up including a glass of milk (or two or three) in our daily diets, but, recently, almond milk and other milk alternatives, including soy, coconut, rice and cashew milk, have become increasingly popular. What’s up with that? Less than 2g of protein, made mostly of water and sugar, and ...

AACC hosts guest speaker, Grace Hewitson: Photo of the Day 11/15/17

AACC hosts guest speaker, Grace Hewitson: Photo of the Day 11/15/17

by Devin Barge, Editor

November 15, 2017


Filed under Fall 2017, Photo of the Day

The African American Culture Club (@lhsAACC) hosted guest speaker Grace Hewitson who is a recent graduate of the Class of 2017. Hewitson recently participated in the Miss Maryland Teen USA pageant 2017. During her pageant's interview she was asked, "What does everybody need?" She responded, "I think that ev...

Club takes trip to National Museum of African American History and Culture

Club takes trip to National Museum of African American History and Culture

by Devin Barge, Editor

April 5, 2017


Filed under Features, Spring 2017

On April 6th, the African American Culture Club (AACC) took a field trip to the National Museum of African American History and Culture. At the museum, students viewed various artifacts that had been preserved and donated to the museum's gallery. The tour begins with an elevator descent back in time to ...

Ani Boghossian-James increases profile of African Americans with new club

Ani Boghossian-James increases profile of African Americans with new club

by Kelsey Ward, Reporter

February 3, 2017


Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Showcase, Spring 2017

With less than three percent African American students on campus, it's easy to disappear in the crowd. An opposite problem is in a mostly white school, as a subgroup, African Americans can get unwanted attention. The African America Culture Club is a solution to both of these problems. Class of 2018 member, Ani...

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