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High school welcomes new faculty for the 2020-2021 school year

Nov. 11, 2020 By Adrien Reyes Staff Writer This school year brings four new faculty members to LHS. The Lighthouse has caught up with each of them to ask what they hope to contribute to the high school. Mr. Nicholas Cardone, music teacher “I would like to shar... More »


Seniors worry they will not have prom due to Covid-19

Nov. 7, 2020 By Christa Ruiz Staff Writer Prom is arguably one of the most memorable parts of the high school experience. From fancy dresses to a night at an elegant venue, it is an event like no other. However, in light of the pandemic, this year’s seniors, w... More »


31 seniors earn prestigious Seal of Biliteracy

May 26, 2020 By Alex Shapiro Webmaster This article is part of The Lighthouse’s weeklong “The Power of Language” in-depth reporting series. Senior Rodrigo Gameiro works at ShopRite in Lyndhurst, where it is important to have good customer service skills. Every... More »


Students say they support postponement of Tokyo 2020 Olympics

May 22, 2020 By Bassem Yamout Staff Writer As a result of the coronavirus, the Tokyo 2020 Olympics has been postponed until next summer. This is the first time in history the Olympics have been rescheduled. In 1916, 1940 and 1944, the Games were canceled becau... More »


Some colleges drop SAT and ACT requirements for Class of 2021

May 20, 2020 By Ghita Kdiry Staff Writer Taking the SAT or ACT is known as both a rite of passage as well as an anxiety-inducing experience. But with high schools throughout the nation closed, a growing number of colleges and universities are waiving college a... More »


Advanced Placement students prepare to take tests virtually

April 29, 2020 By Carolyne Mooney Staff Writer  Junior Bianca Palestis sits comfortably on her bed at home while drinking coffee and watching crash course videos. This has become a routine for her as she prepares for the Advanced Placement English Language and... More »