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10 commencement speeches you’re sure to love

June 11, 2023 By Ava Gonzalez Staff Writer As graduation day approaches, it can be fun to take a look at some outstanding commencement speeches from recent years. After searching YouTube for the very best, I have compiled a list of the top 10 college commencem... More »


I’m so happy the high school has air conditioning

June 6, 2023 By Sean Disbrow Staff Writer This year is the first year that all classrooms have air conditioning, and I am very happy about this improvement. Ever since my first year at LHS, I hoped for this. Although most of the school year takes place in the ... More »


College is not the only path to success

June 4, 2023 By Amerie Diaz Staff Writer In the digital age, it is clear that not everyone needs a college degree to be successful. With education becoming more accessible and flexible than ever, students should consider all forms of education, not just the tr... More »


Garbage has no place on NJ beaches

May 25, 2023 By Chloe Sanchez Staff Writer If you have been to the Jersey Shore, you have probably noticed a lot of litter. During two beach sweeps in 2022, volunteers from the organization Clean Ocean Action collected 376,969 pieces of trash from New Jersey b... More »


Students need more education in mental health

May 20, 2023 By Yahir Perea Staff Writer Mental and emotional health and wellness is addressed for about a month in LHS’ ninth grade health curriculum, but that is not enough. LHS should also offer a half-year elective open to students of all grades focusing o... More »


Electric scooters should be regulated, not banned

May 17, 2023 By Jude McElroy Editor Electric scooters have become a source of significant controversy. What was once considered a convenient, accessible and efficient method of transportation is under scrutiny for a myriad of safety concerns ranging from peopl... More »


5 names to know for AAPI Heritage Month

May 2, 2023 By Zahara Chowdhury Staff Writer Yesterday marked the beginning of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, which commemorates Asian Americans’ achievements in the United States. In honor of this month, here are five impactful Asian figu... More »


It is important for us all to recognize Autism Awareness Month

April 24, 2023 By Ava Gonzalez Staff Writer As April comes to a close, so does Autism Awareness Month, and you can pledge to create unity within our society and accept those with autism to create a more cohesive and welcoming environment. Autism is a spectrum ... More »


Nurture nature on Earth Day

April 22, 2023 By Tara Tiyaloglu Managing Editor The Earth has been through it all. Between climate change, pollution and the water crisis, it is in desperate need of nurturing. That is why today, Earth Day, is so important. In the spring of 1970, Sen. Gaylord... More »


LHS should offer an SAT prep class

April 21, 2023 By Justin Mayewski Staff Writer For the past two years, LHS has offered a six-week SAT prep course to juniors in the winter. The course took place four days a week during lunchtime, with two meetings per week led by English teacher Dr. DiMaggio ... More »


8 tips for selecting the college that is right for you

April 5, 2023 By Justin Mayewski Staff Writer Picking the right college can be a stressful and lengthy process. Here are eight factors to consider as you make this big decision: 1. Major and program  Make sure the college you select offers the major that will ... More »