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First planning meeting kicks off preparation for Safe & Sane 2019: Photo of the Day 9/19/18

First planning meeting kicks off preparation for Safe & Sane 2019: Photo of the Day 9/19/18

by Dana Kullgren, Reporter

September 19, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Photo of the Day, Showcase

On September 18, the first meeting was held in the Media Center to begin the planning for Safe & Sane 2019. Safe & Sane is “a drug and alcohol-free, all-night celebration for graduating seniors sponsored by the PTSA.” This night-long graduation party is held annually at Mount St. Mary’...

Drama announces “Almost, Maine” and “Beauty and the Beast”: Photo of the day 6/11/18

Drama announces “Almost, Maine” and “Beauty and the Beast”:  Photo of the day 6/11/18

by Natalie Roth, Reporter

June 11, 2018


Filed under News

On June 10, LHS drama lovers gathered in the school's auditorium for the one of the most exciting theater events of the year: the Drama Banquet. The night started out with 31 inductions into the ITS (International Thespian Society), then moved onto the actor vs. techie games. Here, selected members from each group are pitted against each othe...

Seniors recognized for their achievements at Senior Salute 2018

Seniors recognized for their achievements at Senior Salute 2018

by Ethan Hart, Editor

June 1, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Spring 2018

On May 30, seniors were recognized at the annual Senior Salute. As a class, the seniors selected Mr. Pat Greene to be the featured speaker. The ceremony started with opening remarks from the Senior Class President Kenny McQuay. Throughout the night, awards were given out including Departmental, Pr...

Once a Lancer, always a Lancer: Class of 2018 graduates–Moyer, Ecalano awarded the Golden Lance

Once a Lancer, always a Lancer: Class of 2018 graduates–Moyer, Ecalano awarded the Golden Lance

by Emily Reed, Co-editor-in-chief

May 31, 2018


Filed under News, Spring 2018

It was a joyous occasion when the Class of 2018, comprised of 330 members, graduated on May 30th at Knott Arena in the PNC Sports Complex at Mount St. Mary’s University. This celebration of their accomplishments was well deserved for such a legendary senior class! The ceremony opened with the prelude, “Pat...

Josh Watson wins Taylor Swift tickets: Photo of the day 5/22/18

Josh Watson wins Taylor Swift tickets: Photo of the day 5/22/18

by Allison King, Reporter

May 22, 2018


Filed under Photo of the Day, Senior Destinations 2018, Showcase

Josh Watson is the winner of this year's Senior Destination contest. He was chosen at random to win the two tickets and two t-shirts to Taylor Swift's "Reputation" concert at FedEx Field in mid-July. Go Moxie, a website that offers concert tickets to schools, sponsored two Taylor Swift tickets to one...

Senior Countdown 2018: Boys’ Soccer kicks off for college with 7 days left

Senior Countdown 2018: Boys’ Soccer kicks off for college with 7 days left

by Jacob Bolger, Editor

May 14, 2018


Filed under Senior Countdown 2018, Showcase

Seniors have only seven days of high school left, and the boys' varsity soccer team is ready for summer. This team has remained dedicated and motivated during the last four years throughout their ups and downs. The team consists of eight members of the Class of 2018. Everyone pushed themselves to be...

Footloose stage manager shares his behind the-scenes view

Footloose stage manager shares his behind the-scenes view

by Natalie Roth, Reporter

May 3, 2018


Filed under Features

Tech week spanned the last  days of the Footloose production schedule, which  means only one thing: complete and utter chaos. Techies and actors alike scramble across the auditorium to pull together every last line and note of the show and try to make each second as engaging as possible.  Footlo...

Class of 2018: Orchestra seniors leave a lasting note with 21 days to graduation

Class of 2018: Orchestra seniors leave a lasting note with 21 days to graduation

by Elizabeth Anderson, Editor

April 24, 2018


Filed under Senior Countdown 2018, Showcase

Orchestra seniors are making the most of their last 21 days by working hard to practice music for their spring concert. There are two different ensembles--string orchestra and full orchestra. String orchestra is comprised of students playing string instruments: violin, viola, cello, or string bass. Full...

Class of 2018: With 23 days to go, these drama department seniors are excited for graduation

Class of 2018: With 23 days to go, these drama department seniors are excited for graduation

by Mackenzie Berry, Reporter

April 20, 2018


Filed under Senior Countdown 2018, Showcase

With 23 days until the senior graduation, these drama department Footloose cast members are reflecting upon their years involved in the department and remembering all of the friendships that they've made over the course of their high school careers. Some of the seniors have been involved in all eight pro...

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