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Mock trial team achieves fourth win and maintains first place in the county: Photo of the Day 2/28/19

Class of 2019 members Sam Everett and MaKenzie Llewellyn prepare on the way to compete against Middletown for their fourth competition.

by Gabby Llewellyn, Reporter

February 28, 2019

On February 26, the mock trial team competed against Middletown for their fourth match this season. The prosecution had a huge win against Middletown, with a score of 49-39. The team has had four consecutive wins and hopes to continue their streak. They are currently #1 in the county. Each year, th...

Model UN club attempts to change the world at Hood College

Students and advisors prepare for opening remarks.

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...

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

NHS officers wait to speak. From the left: Caroline Etherton, Kaley Henyon, Shelby Tkacik, Savannah Sitler, Emily Wolfe, and Jane Quackenbush.

by Haley Enders, Reporter

November 14, 2018

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...

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

Drama Club members Annie Watsic, Presley Dougherty, and Macy Armagost

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...

Not your average clubs

Teams enjoy the 2015 competition.

by Emily Reed, Managing Editor

June 2, 2017

School is stressful. Luckily, there are clubs that meet during PREP on Fridays that are a wonderful way to alleviate stress and celebrate the end of the week. You can join three clubs that meet during PREP, one that meets on A days, B days, and C days. You can join many more clubs that meet solely after...

Drama club inducts officers for 2017-2018: Photo of the Day 5/17/17

Drama club inducts officers for 2017-2018:  Photo of the Day 5/17/17

by Christian Nolan, Reporter

May 19, 2017

The drama club chose new officers for next year. These individuals are taking the roles that graduating seniors held the entire year. As getting picked though, comes a big responsibility. Students are hand-picked by drama teacher Mrs. Angela Smithhisler. Here are the roles, and the students were...

Advanced Theater Production tackles mental health at showcase: Photo of the Day 5/10/2017

Sarah Bennett, Cassia Connolly and Eileen Rich perform in the ATP Showcase.

by Garrett Wiehler, Editor

May 10, 2017

Since the beginning of this semester the Advanced Theater Production (ATP) class has been working on their annual showcase. This year the class performed four vignettes, all dealing with different perspectives on mental illness. "Originally, I had the idea to do something about adolescence," said...

Macy Armagost performs her heart out on the stage

Macy Armagost performs as Ariel in The Little Mermaid.

by Emma Wynkoop, Reporter

January 20, 2017

What do Ariel, Louisa Von Trapp, and Tessie Hutchison have in common? They've all  been brought to life by sophomore Macy Armagost. Macy has been in eight local shows so far, and has taken several years of vocal lessons. She's performed with a local community theatre, Spotlight Musical Theatre as well as Linganore s...

Thanksgiving 2016: We need a day of healing, no matter who is in the White House

What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving?

by Savannah Sitler, Emily Sherwood, Reporters

November 14, 2016

The past 18 months of anger and partisanship has taken a huge toll on the United States. Everyone has taken sides, constantly arguing and proving themselves to each other. November has been dreaded since the election process began. Now we look forward to another national November event. Thanksgiving is ...

Drama shows audiences the lottery you never want to win

Cast members of The Lottery line up for the annual drawing.

by Emma Wynkoop, Reporter

November 10, 2016

What comes to mind when you think of winning the lottery? Fortune, happiness, glory? In the drama department's production of "The Lottery", winning brings the exact opposite. The final of the three one-act shows in The Nightmare Zone, "The Lottery" presents a small town in an ambiguous time per...

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