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Year of Champions

Year of Champions

Written by McKenna Orrico, News Editor, Editor-in-chief May 17, 2022

Lockport is experiencing a year like no other. The athletic and academic successes have been piling higher than ever in the 2021-2022 school year with students showing their skills in activities ranging...

What Electives do LTHS Students Want to See?

What Electives do LTHS Students Want to See?

Written by Samantha Bradley , Features Editor April 4, 2022

LTHS has a lengthy course catalog. While scrolling through the seventy-three page long list, finding a class not featured on it is a challenge. Students at Lockport are lucky to have the opportunity to...

LTHS Women Making a Difference

LTHS Women Making a Difference

Written by McKenna Orrico, News Editor, Editor-in-chief March 24, 2022

March is National Women’s Month. This month, women worldwide celebrate the ones that make a societal impact throughout history. At such a pivotal time in our development, the young women in our student...

Do Lockport Students Prefer Virtual Learning or In-Person?

Do Lockport Students Prefer Virtual Learning or In-Person?

Written by Samantha Bradley , Features Editor February 8, 2022

With Covid cases increasing, questions arise about school returning to remote learning once again. Surrounding schools and districts alike decided to start the semester off virtually due to the recent...

2021 LTHS First Semester Recap!

2021 LTHS First Semester Recap!

Written by Mara Kubis and Raven Rogers January 25, 2022

The first semester of the LTHS school year was a success! The staff and students made a big comeback after an unusual year! Students may have gone out of their comfort zone with new campuses, but they...

East Campus Parking Issues

East Campus Parking Issues

Written by Abigail Worker, Editorial Writer December 14, 2021

Currently at East Campus, students are left stranded trying to find a way to get home and to work since they are no longer allowed to keep their cars in the Walmart parking lot. The school recently announced...

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Devious Licks, Is It Worth It?

Written by Raven Rogers , News Editor December 6, 2021

You’ve probably heard or participated in the TikTok Trend, Devious Licks. The trend consists of students stealing or breaking school items, usually involving bathrooms. Students steal sinks, toilets,...

What is the Purpose of COMPASS?

What is the Purpose of COMPASS?

Written by Hailey Nickel , Editorial Writer November 4, 2021

Compass is an institutionalized academic assistance program at LTHS. It’s an extra class added to your schedule, for students to finish any homework or to study for a class. Students spend minutes in...

Spirit Week 2021... Was it a Hit?

Spirit Week 2021… Was it a Hit?

Written by Raven Rogers , Editorial Writer October 19, 2021

The Homecoming Dance is full of euphoria and cheer with loud music and fun games, but one thing that makes Homecoming one to remember is Spirit Week. Every year during the week before the dance, everyone...

Lets Get Groovy, Porters!

Let’s Get Groovy, Porters!

Written by McKenna Orrico, News Editor, Editor-in-chief October 18, 2021

After a long year with no social activities, Lockport Township High School gave students its first homecoming dance since 2019. This year’s homecoming theme was the 70’s, and the student body and staff...

LTHS Goes Wicked!

LTHS Goes Wicked!

Written by Abigail Worker, A & E writer May 23, 2021

The Porter Players present a Spring Musical Concert featuring The Wizard of Oz. The concert showcased The Wizard of Oz, The Wiz, and Wicked! It was inspired by the books of L. Frank Baum. The performance...

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A Graduation the Class of 2021 Needs

Written by Kaia Hsu, Editorial editor May 13, 2021

As the weather warms up, the 2020-2021 school year comes to an end. The class of 2021 is officially graduating, but it is not a normal graduation. Instead of friends all together, and every member of a...