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I’m so glad I joined the volleyball team

May 25, 2022 By Shalina DeLaCruz Staff Writer I used to be a shy person who got nervous introducing myself and felt anxious talking to people my own age, but that all changed in August 2021 when I joined the freshman volleyball team. Before my volleyball seaso... More »


Upside down roller coasters don’t scare me anymore

May 17, 2022 By Shalina DeLaCruz Staff Writer Overcoming a fear isn’t easy and most times isn’t fun. In my situation, it was a roller coaster that goes upside down. That changed, however, in October 2021 when I overcame this fear at Six Flags Great Adventure i... More »


What Ramadan means to me

April 13, 2022 By Janset Cinaz Staff Writer Ramadan is the Islamic calendar’s ninth month, and it is mainly commemorated by fasting–which includes a complete abstention from food and drinks–from dawn to sunset. This year, Ramadan is being celebrated from April... More »


I’m happy I joined the Robotics Club

April 6, 2022 By Gianfranco Martinez Staff Writer This year marks my first in the Robotics Club, and I am so happy I joined. Since I am interested in pursuing a career in data science or engineering, this is the perfect club for me. The Robotics Club, which is... More »


The pandemic led me to a dark place, and I’m glad I got help

Feb. 17, 2022 By Hannah Opalinski Staff Writer As it has for many people, the pandemic changed my life drastically. Soon after the pandemic hit in March 2020, I reacted by falling into a deep depression that continues through today, though I have made a lot of... More »


The legacy of Princess lives on in my heart

Jan. 4, 2022 By Joshua Ormaza Staff Writer Losing someone you love is a painful and surreal experience. Whether you have lost a person or a pet, knowing that you will never see your loved one again is one of the hardest experiences one can endure.  My first pe... More »


Back to school has been a mixed blessing

Nov. 22, 2021 By Skylar Girone Staff Writer Virtual learning has caused many unnecessary struggles in my life. Attending school online, though I found it difficult, was not meeting my academic needs. That said, as a new student at LHS this year, returning to i... More »