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Visiting the Flight 93 Memorial: Shanksville trip changed perspectives of 9/11

Visiting the Flight 93 Memorial: Shanksville trip changed perspectives of 9/11

by Elizabeth Anderson and Bailey Spore

November 11, 2019

Elizabeth Gilmore placed a painted rock at the base of the Wall of Names to honor Deora Bodley. On it was a drawing of the earth surrounded by a peace sign. When she researched Bodley's life, Gilmore learned that Bodley often spoke of how she wanted to live in a more peaceful world. This was just...

Techies get to work on “It’s a Wonderful Life”: Photo of the Day 10/15/19

Techies get to work on “It’s a Wonderful Life”: Photo of the Day 10/15/19

by Thomas French, Editor

October 15, 2019

"If you put your whole self into it, you will be so proud of what you make," said Daniel Lake, assistant director,  at the beginning of tech rehearsals. On October 11, more than 25 students met after school for tech rehearsals. After a pep talk from Katie Galetti, the stage manager, and Daniel Lake,...

Underclassmen recognized for their academic achievements: Photo of the Day 5/29/19

Underclassmen recognized for their academic achievements: Photo of the Day 5/29/19

by Ashley Baker, Reporter

May 29, 2019

On May 28 the underclassmen were recognized for their achievements throughout the year. In the Class of 2022, students were recognized for maintaining a 4.0 GPA. The Class of 2021  worked to keep their 4.0 GPA and received academic letters Mr. Jeremy Brown SGA Adviser, organized the event with the help of the...

Forensics class learns in the Mobile STEM lab: Photo of the Day 5/27/19

Forensics class learns in the Mobile STEM lab: Photo of the Day 5/27/19

by Thomas French, Reporter

May 28, 2019

On May 23,  Ms. Jessica Baker’s forensics class took a trip to the school parking lot to visit a mobile science lab. The lab was available to all science teachers during the week of May 19- May 24. In the forensic wildlife lab, students used electricity to study and identify the species of a ...

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...

French students celebrate All Saints Day

French students celebrate All Saints Day

by Cara Bond, Reporter

November 2, 2018

Advanced French students celebrated All Saints Day.

What’s up with freshmen taking AP US History?

What’s up with freshmen taking AP US History?

by Cara Bond, Reporter

October 23, 2018

As an avid reader, writer, and history enthusiast, I’ve often chosen to enroll in AP history classes. The time I spent in AP World History during my sophomore year gave me the experience that I felt adequately prepared me for a semester-long course of AP US History in my junior year. However, this y...

Drama Club takes the ice: Photo of the Day 10/21/18

Drama Club takes the ice: Photo of the Day 10/21/18

by Jacob Blue, Editor

October 22, 2018

On October 21, the Drama Club held a fundraiser at Skate Frederick from 2 to 5 p.m. to raise money for the fall play, Almost Maine. Fithfteen drama students attended the fundraiser. International Thespian Society member, Elizabeth Gilmore says, "I think the skating fundraiser went well, many people...

Maryland plans to replace PARCC with new standardized test

Maryland plans to replace PARCC with new standardized test

by Dana Kullgren, Reporter

October 18, 2018

The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers—or PARCC test, as it is more commonly known—is being scrapped in Maryland. This online standardized test is familiar to most Maryland high school students, as it must be taken by students in English 10 and Algebra I (and, for the ...

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