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Schoology: What is it?

Schoology: What is it?

by Alexis Fowler, Editor

June 6, 2019


Filed under Class of 2023, Spring 2019

We’re making the switch, and all incoming freshmen should be prepared. In case you've missed it, FCPS is switching to a new learning management platform called Schoology. Schoology is a learning site with a social networking aspect that allows students and teachers to collaborate and have easie...

Middle School Honor Societies: Does the benefit of membership outweigh the pressure?

Middle School Honor Societies: Does the benefit of membership outweigh the pressure?

by Elizabeth Rajnik, Reporter

April 5, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Spring 2019

Being a sophomore, I find myself constantly analyzing my involvement in school thus far and the crushing importance of my next two years. With junior year comes the college application process, SATs and honor society applications. My friends all freak out about honor society acceptance, but I was curious. ...

NEHS brings Clifford to high school

NEHS brings Clifford to high school

by Matthew Gelhard, Managing Editor

February 11, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Spring 2019

Clifford decided to leave Emily in 2nd grade and take a visit to high school. Alongside members of the National English Honor Society, Clifford traveled the halls of the school and visited various classrooms to participate in classroom activities. For every step of Clifford’s jo...

AirPods: The new Gucci for the Ears

AirPods: The new Gucci for the Ears

by Ashley Nash and Elizabeth Rajnik

January 23, 2019


Filed under Fall 2018, Opinion

After yet another winter break full of gift giving, it’s very common to see students on their first day back flaunting their gifts from the holiday season. Whether it be trendy clothing items, new technology, or the hottest new pair of shoes, some gift ideas become much more popular than others each y...

Distinguished Graduates 2018: Karen Ellison-Seyler honored in Arts & Humanities for her achievements in music

by Alex Dembeck, Reporter

December 4, 2018


Filed under Distinguished Graduate Organization, Fall 2018

On November 20, the Distinguished Graduate Organization recognized six graduates for their achievements in Business, Academics, Public Service, Sciences, Arts & Humanities, and Athletics. Karen Ellison-Seyler, member of the class of 1982, is the 2018 Distinguished Graduate honoree in Arts & Humanitie...

Bibliophile Troxel transfers from Windsor Knolls

Bibliophile Troxel transfers from Windsor Knolls

by Beau Cameron, Editor-in-Chief

October 10, 2017


Filed under Features

Ms. Mary Troxel is teaching 9th and 12th grade English during her first year at LHS. Previously a teacher at Windsor Knoll's Middle School, Troxel transferred because she enjoys teaching novels and upper level concepts. She's excited to go more in-depth with this year's readings. "I grew up in...

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