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Schwartzbeck’s volleyball service project serves up competition

Schwartzbeck’s volleyball service project serves up competition

by Alaina Burger, Reporter

November 7, 2019

Close to 100 students took a break from learning and fought it out on the volleyball court to raise money for prom and to earn bragging rights. On November 4, senior Garrett Schwartzbeck began a week-long volleyball tournament held during PREP (LHS's version of "study hall") in the main gym. The tournament is...

Barret breaks boundaries: Board member speaks about her journey

Barret breaks boundaries: Board member speaks about her journey

by Caroline Hobson and Gabby North

November 4, 2019

Frederick County Board of Education member Liz Barret came PREP to talk to the students about relationships, unexpected mentors, and how the people that came into her life helped her become the woman that she is today. The main points that she touched on throughout her presentation included not fitt...

College applications: We don’t know what we’re doing, do you?

College applications: We don’t know what we’re doing, do you?

by Alaina Burger and Grace Gaydosh

September 24, 2019

November 1:  The dreaded college application deadline.  Maybe you’re lucky, and the college you are applying to has a deadline of December 1. Seniors are feeling the pressure.  Procrastinating is easier. Just don’t even start the process. That’s where many seniors are today. The entir...

How to manage your time in high school

How to manage your time in high school

by Ashley Martin, Editor

June 6, 2019

Time management is an important skill to have during everyone’s high school career. Without it it’s impossible to keep up with due dates and students can lose easy organization skills.   Make time for Homework: Each night homework should be a priority, students should schedule their night in ...

PREP: What is it and how does it work?

PREP: What is it and how does it work?

by Yesenia Montenegro, Editor

June 6, 2019

PREP is a 40 minute time for students to work on homework, get tutoring from teachers or other students, and to finish missing work and go to club meetings. “I like PREP because it gives me time to start my homework early, and I have less to do at home. If I need to talk to teachers or need help...

Signing up for clubs

Signing up for clubs

by Keifer Spore and Thomas French

June 6, 2019

Students must be in good academic standing to participate in the club/activity program. Clubs are held on a rotating basis on Fridays during PREP time. Many clubs will meet during club Fridays in PREP.  Some will meet after school. Some may do both. Clubs meeting during PREP will follow an A, B, C rot...

News for April 29

by Lancer Media

April 29, 2019

The International Thespian Society is looking for new officers for the 2019-2020 school year. You are eligible to apply if you have already been inducted, or will be inducted this May. Applications are outside of D101, and are due back to Mrs. Smithhisler by Friday, May 3rd. --Sports Video-- The...

Registration process: The future is now!

Registration process: The future is now!

by Rachel McCoy and Grace Coccagna

January 23, 2019

The time has come where every student has to plan for their next year of high school, even before the second semester has started. This process can be very stressful because their are so many components to think about. Freshmen, sophomores, and juniors have received a pink slip about registration,...

News for December 20

by Lancer Media

December 20, 2018

Members of the Science National Honor Society are reminded that the club picture for the yearbook will be taken tomorrow during Prep. Members will also pick up their membership certificates. Class of 2021 Class Rings will be distributed tomorrow through all lunch shifts to deliver to those who placed their...

News for December 18

by Lancer Media

December 19, 2018

Any student interested in playing for the Boys Varsity Tennis team should attend an informational meeting tomorrow in Coach Sunkel's Room A139 at 2:20 p.m. Attention anyone wanting to try out for softball in the spring. There will be a meeting during PREP today in the main gym. Please make your best ...

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