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Jack Maerten wants to make his competition “Jealous Guys” in the 2020 Mr. Linganore competition

Jack Maerten wants to make his competition

by Maya Apau and Kayla Beam

February 25, 2020

Here Comes the Sun as Jack Maerten portrays John Lennon in the 2020 Mr. Linganore competition.  Maerten chose to portray Lennon for very humble and heartfelt reasons. “We were supposed to choose someone who we saw as a visionary, and Lennon performed peace, love, and acceptance for all,” said M...

Lake’s English class performs 12 Angry Men: Photo of the Day 11/22/19

Juror 3 (Alex Kullgren) and Juror 4 (Haley Lewis) talk about the case.

by Grace Truedson, Reporter

November 22, 2019

On Monday, November 18, Mr. Dan Lake's fourth period English 9 class started their performance of the play 12 Angry Men. When Lake announced that the class was going to perform, everyone was thrilled to hear that they wouldn't have to read it silently. "It's super interesting and I'm super desperat...

Drama announces “Almost, Maine” and “Beauty and the Beast”: Photo of the day 6/11/18

Rozmia Fattah, Katie Thomas, Cassidee Grunwald, Hannah Haught, and Shayden Jamison laugh while performing on stage together during final senior performances.

by Natalie Roth, Reporter

June 11, 2018

On June 10, LHS drama lovers gathered in the school's auditorium for the one of the most exciting theater events of the year: the Drama Banquet. The night started out with 31 inductions into the ITS (International Thespian Society), then moved onto the actor vs. techie games. Here, selected members from each group are pitted against each othe...

Footloose stage manager shares his behind the-scenes view

Shayden Jamison works in the booth during a tech rehearsal

by Natalie Roth, Reporter

May 3, 2018

Tech week spanned the last  days of the Footloose production schedule, which  means only one thing: complete and utter chaos. Techies and actors alike scramble across the auditorium to pull together every last line and note of the show and try to make each second as engaging as possible.  Footlo...

Class of 2018: 16 days until Footloose Tech seniors say farewell to the stage

Techie seniors (from left to right: Abby Maloid, Rozmia Fattah, and Shayden Jamison) pose on stage for day 16 of the countdown

by Natalie Roth, Reporter

May 1, 2018

Let me take you back to the closing night of LHS’s 2018 musical, Footloose. As actors and techies alike gather around for the last circle up (a pre-show warm-up for all members of the show), a bittersweet moment is shared. Memories of past and present shows flood back to everybody in the circle. For...

Windsor Knolls performs Mulan, Jr. for big crowds: Photo of the day: 2/26/18

The Mulan Jr. cast poses for a photo at the end of their last show

by Natalie Roth, Reporter

February 26, 2018

Windsor Knolls Middle School took on another fairy tale classic this year for their spring show. On Sunday, February 26th, WKMS showcased their third and final performance of Disney’s Mulan Jr. Three months in production, this show was a spectacle for anybody who came to view it. All three shows wer...

Learning and leading in the Addams Family

The Ancestors, Elise Fenstermacher, Presley Dougherty, Alyssa Chiarelli, Rowan Gallagher,  Sarah Bennett and Christian Howard, wait for direction from Samantha Buntman.

by Garrett Wiehler, Editor

April 6, 2017

On April 6th the theater department will be putting on the acclaimed musical,  Addams Family. In charge of a cast of 25  actors has been Mrs. Angela Smithhisler, Mr. Damon Norko and student-director Samantha Buntman. Buntman has been involved in the theater department for three years. This is h...

Tango and more: Dancing with the Addams Family

by Garrett Wiehler, Editor

March 29, 2017

On April 6th the theater department will be putting on the acclaimed musical,  Addams Family. For the past two months a cast of over 25 actors and actresses have been rehearsing after school. The musical has many moving parts including singing and acting, but it is the dancing that provides a vis...

A look inside the Adamms Family: Show will open April 7

Jacob Blue and Emma Wynkoop rehearse for the Addams family with other ensemble members.

by Garrett Wiehler, Editor

March 27, 2017

On April 6th the theater department will be putting on The Addams Family. One of the most popular high school productions, for the past two months a cast of over 25 actors and actresses have been rehearsing after school.  The Addams Family will open on April 6th at 7:00 PM. See Lucas, Wednesday ...

Nightmare Zone performed in the light of day: Photo of the Day 11/9/2016

Nightmare Zone performed in the light of day: Photo of the Day 11/9/2016

by Alicia Nasto, Editor-In-Chief

November 9, 2016

Drama students have been working day and night to put on the 2016 fall play, The Nightmare Zone. They have just gotten through a exhausting "tech week," where students stay after school until 8:30 p.m. to practice and perfect the show the week before they perform. Today was the first official performa...

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