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So you want to be a music major?

So you want to be a music major?

by Alyson Sniffen and Elizabeth Anderson

January 25, 2019

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” These words were spoken by the Chinese teacher and philosopher Confucius, yet they are quoted even today centuries later--despite the fact that most people are forced to work for a paycheck and not their own enjoyment. ...

Generation Z is the future—- Even without a computer!

Generation Z is the future—- Even without a computer!

by Maya Apau and Tabitha Moses

December 3, 2018

In our story “What has our generation lost? Gen Z is in trouble”, we wrote about how this new generation is lacking social and life skills. Gen Zers are in a hurry, not for purposeful reasons, but for selfish and problematic reasons instead. Yet the quick pace movement isn’t necessarily a hurry to use...

Juniors beware: Are you ready to face these trials of junior year?

Juniors beware: Are you ready to face these trials of junior year?

by Dana Kullgren, Reporter

September 24, 2018

My fellow juniors: It’s a universally-known fact that junior year is the toughest year in high school. It can seem like everything is happening at once, that you have a mountain of work to do to prepare for college, and that your future is approaching at break-neck speed. It is true that juniors are...

79 Days of Summer : Catie Jo´s guide to senior success.

79 Days of Summer : Catie Jo´s guide to senior success.

by Catie Jo Tansey, Reporter

May 25, 2018

The summer is the perfect opportunity for rising seniors to get a head start and prepare for all of the important tasks coming up during the next school year! Ask any senior, and they will tell you the fall of senior year is the worst. Here's a list of something to do every day to ensure success in ...

Maryland Community College Promise Scholarships Bill creates hope for future of higher education

Maryland Community College Promise Scholarships Bill creates hope for future of higher education

by Ethan Hart, Editor

May 24, 2018

In Maryland, about 64% of high school graduates directly move on to college or university education. Out of this 64%, only 14.5% will graduate a 2-year college on time. Thanks to a new bill signed by Governor Larry Hogan, those students who aren’t able to finish college on time due to finances wil...

Class of 2018: 16 days until Footloose Tech seniors say farewell to the stage

Class of 2018: 16 days until Footloose Tech seniors say farewell to the stage

by Natalie Roth, Reporter

May 1, 2018

Let me take you back to the closing night of LHS’s 2018 musical, Footloose. As actors and techies alike gather around for the last circle up (a pre-show warm-up for all members of the show), a bittersweet moment is shared. Memories of past and present shows flood back to everybody in the circle. For...

Varsity girls lacrosse takes home a win for senior night: Photo of the Day 4/26/18

Varsity girls lacrosse takes home a win for senior night: Photo of the Day 4/26/18

by Bridget Murphy, Co-Editor-in-Chief

April 27, 2018

On April 26, seven members of the Class of 2018 celebrated their senior night for the girls lacrosse season. The ceremony was held before the winning game against Brunswick. Jay Sedgwick, the team's game announcer and player Emily Sedgwick's father, announced the senior and her escorts. The seven...

Class of 2018: Are you ready for it? Enter the Senior Destinations contest for Taylor Swift concert tickets

Class of 2018: Are you ready for it? Enter the Senior Destinations contest for Taylor Swift concert tickets

by Lancer Media

April 5, 2018

Class of 2018, do you want a chance to see Taylor Swift in concert? You’re in luck! Lancer Media has two Taylor Swift concert tickets up for grabs. All seniors have to do is pose for a Lancer Media Destination photo. To Enter: Class of 2018:  Lancer Media wants to know what your next “step” is....

Erick Stutz signs to play lacrosse for Wheeling Jesuit University

Erick Stutz signs to play lacrosse for Wheeling Jesuit University

by Nicholas Stephan, Tommy Moyer, Bailey Davis, and Jacob Bolger

November 13, 2017

On November 8, Erick Stutz signed his National Letter of Intent to play lacrosse at Wheeling Jesuit University. Stutz faced a whirlwind journey to get where he is today, having to endure changes of position and several teams. In eighth grade, he played short stick midfielder. Then Stutz played long st...

Class of 2017: Theater seniors leave with a flair in 18 days

Class of 2017: Theater seniors leave with a flair in 18 days

by Beau Cameron, Editor

April 28, 2017

The drama department may be done with its performances for the year, but that doesn't mean they've left the stage. The drama department is one of the most senior-heavy student groups in LHS, including Isabella Madrid, Martha Madrid, Eileen Rich, Lincoln Robisch, Andrew Livioco, Sara Bonfils, Garrett...

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