Second semester final exam schedule changes

Second semester final exam schedule changes

Written by Sarah Albertino, Staff Writer

May 2, 2018


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This year marks a big change in the schedule of final exams. Not only are the final exams extended a day due to the snow day that occurred on February 9th, but the periods for the exams have changed as well. A change to the final exam schedule had been in discussion among the school administration a...

Your passions in a box: A review on subscription service Cratejoy

Your passions in a box: A review on subscription service Cratejoy

Written by Gabby Bach, A&E Writer

April 25, 2018


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Take a look around the hallways during your next passing period. Who do you notice? The nerdy kids that always have a book with them? The preppy girls that have a passion for makeup and fashion? The sporty kids that are always in sweatpants? Each and every single one of us at Lockport are inherently d...

Lockport Theater Porter Players present spring musical “Into the Woods”

Lockport Theater Porter Players present spring musical “Into the Woods”

April 24, 2018


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Cast, Crew, and Production Staff Members: Olivia Adams Ryan Adolf Maddie Aguilar Mickey Albrecht Sam Alontaga Madelyn Alvarado Abigail Arient Gabby Bach Klaudia Bogacz Reilly Bresnahan Aidan Callahan Alex Carberry Julissa Connelly Joey Cryer Morgan Dapkus Jenna ...

A review of the Groundbreaking LGBTQ+ Movie: “Love, Simon”

A review of the Groundbreaking LGBTQ+ Movie: “Love, Simon”

Written by Gabby Bach, A & E Writer

April 18, 2018


Filed under A & E, Showcase

Based of the award winning YA novel, Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda, by Becky Albertalli, Love, Simon follows seventeen-year-old Simon Spier, played by teen heartthrob Nick Robinson, in his senior year of high school. Simon has a pretty decent life: he has a loving and supportive family, a great,...

Small creators come together in the face of hardship

Small creators come together in the face of hardship

Written by Gabby Bach, A&E Writer

March 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

On January 16, YouTube announced its new eligibility requirements for its creators to achieve monetization of their videos. In order to be paid for the content they post, creators must have reached 1,000 subscribers and 4,000 watch hours within the past 12 months. These requirements have caused small...

Oscars Dazzle With Star-Studded Guest List

Oscars Dazzle With Star-Studded Guest List

Written by Gabby Bach, A&E Writer

March 14, 2018


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For many fans of pop culture, one of the more prominent nights of award season was here. The 90th annual Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, took place at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California on March 4. The show aired on ABC at 7:00 CST. The Academy took its time to announce the star-studded lineup on...

Book Review: “Let’s Talk About Love” by Claire Kann

Book Review: “Let’s Talk About Love” by Claire Kann

Written by Gabby Bach, A&E Writer

March 6, 2018


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The asexuality representation in this book is phenomenally developed and well-stated. The characters within this novel are entirely three dimensional and human to the core. The dialogue contains a nice balance of humor and seriousness that allows for a continual flow of plot. There is nothing more tha...

The start of a student’s DJ aspirations

The start of a student’s DJ aspirations

Written by Jessica Chavez, Editorial Editor

February 28, 2018


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Caleb Andrea, an LTHS sophomore, returned for another year of performing his music at TWIRP, but he didn’t get there overnight. “When I was in fourth grade my dad had a friend whose son was starting to DJ so I would listen to him, from that point on, I wanted to be like him.” Everyone starts...

Varsity girls basketball regular season comes to a close; post-season continues on

Varsity girls basketball regular season comes to a close; post-season continues on

Written by Kirsten Adamski, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The LTHS girls varsity basketball team had an exciting regular season with a record of 13-13. As they continue on to their post-season, their record became 16-13 with three wins in the playoffs. One of these wins even included their first regional win in 11 years. Head Coach Mr. Dan Kelly shares that the...

From the inside of a mental health facility

From the inside of a mental health facility

Written by Jennie Alexandros, News Editor

February 21, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

When you think of a mental health facility, what do you imagine? A white room with padded walls and straight jacks? Chains, evil staff, and flickering lights? Maybe even the terrifying asylum from “American Horror Story” or any other popular horror movie? Typically, most people who have not experi...

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