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Students stay silent to break the silence: Photo of the Day 4/20/19

Students stay silent to break the silence: Photo of the Day 4/20/19

by Emily Watson, Reporter

April 20, 2019

On April 17, students participated in the Day of Silence. The Day of Silence is a student-led protest against bullying and harassment of students in the LGBTQ community and their supporters. LGBTQ stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning students. From the first bell of the day t...

News for April 17

by Lancer Media

April 17, 2019

--Poem Video-- The National Honor Society is having a basket raffle to raise funds for the Patty Pollatos Fund. The baskets are located on main street in the glass display case under the stairs. Tickets will be on sale before school on main street and after school in Mrs. Ecalono's room C121. Tickets...

Alex Dembeck’s top 10 people who influenced teens in 2018

Alex Dembeck’s top 10 people who influenced teens in 2018

by Alex Dembeck, Reporter

December 13, 2018

Between the politics of the midterm elections, Winter Olympics, and vast human rights movements, 2018 will definitely be a year to remember . Many people have  impacted teens throughout the last 12 months, but these ten figures remained in the headlines throughout the majority of the year. We praise...

Courage is required: Speaker Kelly Madrone inspires students to tell their stories

Courage is required: Speaker Kelly Madrone inspires students to tell their stories

by Emily Reed, Co-Editor-In-Chief

October 9, 2018

On October 9, Frederick native Kelly Madrone spoke in the auditorium during PREP to deliver a message of encouragement and to empower students to share their experiences, struggles, and stories with others to build a supportive community and strong relationships. The GSA (Gay Straight Alliance/Gender Sexua...

News for October 2

by Lancer Media

October 2, 2018

Are you interested in science or engineering? Would you like to make over $3,000 in eight weeks next summer? The Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program (SEAP) is now accepting applications for their summer internships.  Applications are due October 31. Stop by C103 or see the link below for detai...

Free speech is not an excuse for discrimination

Free speech is not an excuse for discrimination

by Lilly Player and Rachel Player

January 24, 2018

In 2012, David Mullins and his partner, Charlie Craig, walked into Masterpiece Cakeshop, owned by Jack Phillips, and asked for a wedding cake. Phillips denied their request for a wedding cake, saying that making a wedding cake for a same sex marriage was against his religious beliefs. Mullins and Craig file...

President Trump creating an uproar in minority communities

President Trump creating an uproar in minority communities

by Katie Lehman, Editor

March 29, 2017

President Trump has been in office less than three months, but he already has had major influence on Americans. Regardless of citizens' negative or positive views of his actions, it cannot be denied changes are happening. Trump is proud of delivering on his campaign messages.  About half of Americans...

News for March 3, 2017

by Lancer Media

March 3, 2017

AP Psychology will begin to hold review sessions on Thursdays, during PREP each week, as well as Thursdays, after school, twice a month.  The schedule and a sign-up sheet for PREP will be posted outside of Mrs. Diggs' door. APUSH students should sign up for AP review outside of Mr. Hines’ room...

Disappointed, recovering, inspired: 5 ways to deal with the election results

Disappointed, recovering, inspired: 5 ways to deal with the election results

by Beau Cameron, Editor

November 16, 2016

On November 8th, Donald Trump won the majority of electoral college votes for President of the United States. For many people of color, Muslims, women, the LGBTQA+ community, and 57 million Americans, this loss was a crushing blow. However, the unwelcome vote doesn't have to define or destroy us, the "lose...

LGBTQ+ community and supporters represent those who are silenced: Photo of the Day 4/15/2016

LGBTQ+ community and supporters represent those who are silenced: Photo of the Day 4/15/2016

by Hannah Haught, Editor

April 15, 2016

This year on The International Day of Silence, a day dedicated to those who's voices are quelled due to their gender identity or sexual orientation, 41 students vowed to stay silent for the entire school day. The point of the day is for these participating students to represent how others in the LGBTQ+...

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