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Meet this year’s peer leaders

Nov. 22, 2022 By Julia Anthony Staff Writer Every year, members of the freshman class receive mentorship from their peer leaders. This year’s Peer Group Connection consists of 10 seniors who have come together to support the ninth graders as they navigate the ... More »

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Halloween spirit fills the high school

Nov. 7, 2022 By Isabella Oliveira Staff Photographer The high school’s classrooms and hallways were filled with creative, cute, funny and scary costumes on Oct. 31. Here are some photos of faculty and students who dressed up for Halloween: PHOTOS BY ISABELLA O... More »

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As summer break nears, students share their dream vacation spots

June 8, 2022 By Gabby Liuba Staff Writer Andres Cano, freshman “I really want to go to Columbia because I want to see what it’s like because it’s where my family was born.” Samantha Cardo, sophomore “I want to visit Puerto Rico because there’s a bioluminescent... More »

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10 books to read during Pride Month

June 2, 2022 By The Lighthouse Staff In times when LGBTQ books are being banned in schools and homophobic and transphobic laws are being passed across the country, it is more important than ever to read LGBTQ literature. Here is a list of 10 powerful books to ... More »

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Civil rights law protecting female athletes turns 50 years old

June 1, 2022 By Elona Megally Staff Writer June marks the 50th anniversary of Title IX, which protects people from discrimination based on gender identity, sex and sexual orientation in education programs and activities that use federal financial assistance. T... More »

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Beauty in bloom: Students meet in the park before prom

May 18, 2022 By Shelby Perez Photographer Prior to heading off to prom on April 28, LHS’ students gathered at the Lyndhurst Municipal Park to pose for photos. This year’s prom took place at The Legacy Castle in Pompton Plains.  More »

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Seniors react to National College Decision Day

May 1, 2022 By Ana Gonzales Staff Writer For seniors all over the United States, the first day in May, which is known as National College Decision Day, recognizes the single biggest decision of their lives. Senior Emma Rodrigues, who will be attending the Flor... More »

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Deaf History Month brings attention to invisible disability

April 5, 2022 By Sarah Rose Sammarone Staff Writer Deaf History Month is celebrated from March 13 through April 15 every year. The purpose of this month is to recognize and celebrate the Deaf community’s accomplishments and recognize the struggles hearing impa... More »

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4 films to stream on Netflix during Women’s History Month

March 10, 2022 By Vanessa Guevara Staff Writer This piece is part of The Lighthouse’s four-part collection celebrating International Women’s Day on March 8 and Women’s History Month.  “The Crown” (2016) chronicles the life of Queen Elizabeth II (Claire Foy). T... More »