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A week in the life with no more APs: senior year edition

Madeleine Kemper, Editor-in-Chief June 2, 2021

For those of you who are wondering what AP students do the week before school gets out after AP testing is all over, it is actually extremely boring. Beside the fact that all the pressure has been lifted...

With summer right around the corner, make it a priority to live in the moment. Forget your expectations. Be spontaneous and go with the flow. Lose track of time. And most importantly put your phone away.

Just live in the moment.

Chloe Houwman, Entertainment Editor May 27, 2021

For those of you who do not know me, I am an individual that has always been 10 steps ahead. This means that the future has always been planned out and that I am (almost) always prepared for what awaits...

Summer is a great time span to accomplish and be apart of many things.

How to keep your mind in line over the summer

Allison Kolling, Staff Writer May 25, 2021

In the summer, it is important to value time and energy to reach your full potential in many different aspects. As summer is approaching there are many way to make this happen. Keep your mind active In...

The best summers are the ones that we don't treat like an assignment.

The best summer ever?

Margaret Ann Mickelberg, Staff Writer May 25, 2021

Let’s not “make this summer the best one yet.” Let’s just let it be such.  Summers have always had such a pressure to be “the best” three months of teenagers’ lives. Movies and social...

Forget the studying tips you've picked up elsewhere. They're all lying to you.

Surviving finals: a guide to romanticizing your way through testing

Mara Fendrich, Staff Writer May 24, 2021

As I near the end of my last round of finals, the time has come to give away the vast collection of knowledge I have obtained as a high school test taker. Fear not, for I’m not here to give you boring,...

Whether graduation or the ending of a book, look for new opportunities instead of holding onto the past.

Finality is the beginning

Emma Johnson, Staff Writer May 24, 2021

The ending of a period of time can often be reflected as a sign of mourning. We grieve the loss of what has occurred. After graduation, we reminisce on all of the memories we created back in high school....

I feel fortunate to have found a passion and a purpose with the Statesman this year.

Be passionate about your purpose

Kate McCartney, Feature Editor May 21, 2021

Junior year. Generally referred to as the hardest year of high school; my third year at LHS was too, no exception. Knee deep in four AP classes, brand new activities, an immense amount of college information,...

Although going to college in Europe will be a challenge, there is nothing that I would rather spend the next four years of my life doing.

An atypical college experience

Molly Wetsch, Editor-in-Chief May 20, 2021

If you scroll for even a few minutes on social media, you’ll come across a certain brand of post: the kind where teens fantasize about fleeing their homes in America and moving to Europe to frolic in...

Innocent memories

Ella Grimm, Staff Writter May 20, 2021

My fingers traced the black calligraphy print across the colorful pages that I pretend to read as I hear a subtle yet familiar voice call for me, from under the kitchen entry wooden frame. I leap up tossing...

Snickers, when he is not being the most perfect cat in the world, spends most of his day sleeping.

A story in favor of cats

To the best pet(s) in the world
Sara Croghan, Editor-in-Chief May 20, 2021

I would be absolutely remiss and not myself to go an entire high school journalism career without confessing my love for cats, or at the very least, my cat. Out of all the opinions I have written on, this...

A seemingly perfect vase, filled with cracks blinded to the naked eye.

Perfection is perfectly overrated

Olivia Brost, News Editor May 20, 2021

Upon looking at a vase, one may come to the assumption that this intricately crafted, hollow case of glass is simply perfect. Flawless. And to the naked eye, it is. But beneath the surface of the fragile...

LHS students are more than excited for summer to start

Staying motivated before summer

Madyson Lawson, Staff Writer May 20, 2021

  With only a week left of this very long and stressful year, the thought of summer can’t help but be on everyone’s mind. All of the excitement, plans to be made, friends to hang out with and...

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