The Lance

Lily Weaver Perseverance Award: Lancer Media creates recognition in memoriam

Lily Weaver shares a laugh with a student at Prom 2019.

by Ethan Hart and Lilly Hart

January 24, 2020

We at The Lance are deeply saddened by the news of former Managing Editor Lily Weaver’s passing on December 20, 2019. As a member of Lancer Media from 2016 to 2019, Weaver was an integral part of making The Lance a Student Newspaper Online (SNO) Distinguished Site for four consecutive years. To memorial...

Don’t BYOD: Leave your cell phone in your backpack

Senior Jacob Blue watches an informational YouTube video during class.

by Ethan Hart, Editor-in-Chief

September 27, 2019

At the beginning of the school year, Kristen Canning, a teacher at Ballenger Creek Elementary School, read a bedtime story to her students via Facebook live-stream. The live-stream helped build personal connections between her and her students, encouraged reading, and set an example for parents to r...

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