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 Eerie oversized doll in the first episode, referenced in Little Known fact No. 1.

Netflix’s ‘biggest ever’ series launch: ‘Squid Game’

Gabie McConnell, Staff Writer October 14, 2021

Since its Sept. 17 premiere on Netflix, the dystopian series, in which competitors in desperate need of money play dangerous children's games to earn a life-altering amount of money, has been viewed by...

Pope Francis, Head of the Catholic Church expresses personal “shame” in response to the CIASE report.

Report: 330,000 children within France’s Catholic Church sexually abused over past 70 years

Gabie McConnell, Staff Writer October 11, 2021

For decades the Catholic Church has dealt with countless accusations of sexual abuse among priests worldwide. On Tuesday, Oct. 5 many survivors of abuse within not only the French Catholic Church but every...

Thousands of people go missing every year, and it is important to give them the same attention as the Gabby Petito case.

Missing, and finally we’ve noticed it

Mara Tiede, Staff Writer October 6, 2021

There is no doubt that the unfortunate and gruesome killing of Gabby Petito has rocked our world. More and more details are continuously surfacing about her death and what really happened between her and...

Sanford Health is currently offering COVID-19 booster shots for people ages 65 and over, those with underlying health conditions and people with jobs that put them at a higher risk of COVID-19 exposure.

COVID-19 booster shots

Taylor Schmitz, Entertainment Editor September 28, 2021

As the ever-evolving nightmare pandemic continues, so do our ways to combat the virus. First, it was social distancing and masks and after what seemed like an eternity, vaccines were finally introduced....

Gabby Petitio Posing in Zion National Park, one of the stops on her and Laundrie’s van road trip.

Cross-country van road trip ends in homicide

Gabie McConnell, Staff Writer September 28, 2021

22-year-old Gabrielle Petitio was reported missing on Sept. 11 after Petitio did not return home with her fiance Brian Laundrie after their cross-country road trip. The couple started their trip on July...

I’ve created a bar graph showing the overall life expectancies of a few developed countries compared to the U.S.

America isn’t the greatest?!

Margaret Ann Mickelberg, Perspectives Editor September 24, 2021

It has been known that the United States has fallen behind our fellow developed countries in many facets. When I stumbled upon Atlantic Staff Writer Derek Thompson’s article, I found a shortcoming that...

Post-secondary applications can be stressful, but the LHS English department offers many resources to help.

LHS English department offering college essay help sessions

Daniel Bethke, Editor-in-Chief September 24, 2021

For many high school students, their senior autumn is among their busiest: schoolwork, extracurriculars, community involvement and, very often, college applications. The most personal and time-consuming...

Fast food like McDonald’s, Culver’s, Arby’s or Dairy Queen will no longer be allowed in the school cafeteria.

Junk food jurisdiction

Brooks Houwman, Staff Writer September 8, 2021

As the new school year begins at LHS, students are noticing a rule on the TVs around school. The rule states that fast food will no longer be allowed to be brought in or delivered to school.  Many...

One of the new additions to LHS is the virtual trophy case located near the trophies in the foyer.

LHS gets a face lift

Gabie McConnell, Staff Writer September 7, 2021

As LHS students ring in the new school year they may notice the new stickers on the windows, the teachers taking their parking spots or the lack of an E-wing bathroom. Whatever it may be, there is no doubt...

While it is important to celebrate our nations successes, acknowledging its mistakes is what ensures a bright future.

Patriotism and past mistakes: why both are crucial for history education

Emma Forster, Staff Writer May 19, 2021

While politics and school are generally able to be kept separate, history education blurs the lines between education and political beliefs. This crossover is what makes the lack of bias in history instruction...

LHS speech teacher Katie Kroeze logged on to DL2: the course interface that students will use throughout the semester in dual enrollment speech.

Dual enrollment speech coming to LHS

Carly Wheeler, Editor-in-Chief May 19, 2021

It is no secret that speech is one graduation credit dreaded by many high school students. Luckily for the LHS student body, a semester-long dual enrollment speech class is being introduced next school...

Video of a triangular shape UFO captured by the US Navy

Pentagon confirms the UFO sightings

Henry Haft, Satire Editor May 19, 2021

On July 15, 2019, a video was captured by a U.S.S. Omaha Navy warship off the coast of San Diego, showed an unidentified flying object, otherwise known as a UFO, flying above the water at speeds of 100-200...

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