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Almost, Maine questioned unjustly

Almost, Maine questioned unjustly

Madison Kesselring, Business Manager/ Reporter
October 26, 2014
Filed under Blog, Opinions

In DeSoto, Missouri a concerned parent requested that his daughter's high school not continue with their production of Almost, Maine because one scene features a gay couple falling in love. LHS just wrapped up production of this exact show, and as the assistant director, I support the show wholeheartedly. This play i...

My Weekend as a Mother

My Weekend as a Mother

Mary Adcock, Reporter
October 23, 2014
Filed under Blog, Opinions

Seen as the dreaded assignment of the semester, Child Development I students must bring home a RealCare baby. This baby acts like a real infant, set to cry at times based off of three days in the life of a real infant; it needs to be fed, rocked, burped, have his or her diapers changed and it s...

Banned Books Week: Howl

Banned Books Week: Howl

Mary Adcock, Reporter
September 29, 2014
Filed under Blog, Opinions, Opinions, Reviews

"America, why are your libraries full of tears?" Howl is about life. It is an epic, stretching poem illustrating America in the 1950's from the perspective of the freaks. Or the Beats. In a generation characterized by ready-made washer machines to buy for mass produced button down pink shirts,...

Banned Books Week: Looking for Alaska

Banned Books Week: Looking for Alaska

Alaina Strollo, Asst. Webmaster
September 26, 2014
Filed under Blog, Opinions, Opinions, Reviews

Unlike many of the other banned books, Looking for Alaska, written by John Green, is a potential up-and-coming classic. The Fault in Our Stars (TFIOS) did leave an imprint on the adolescent mind, but Looking for Alaska simply blew TFIOS out of the water. The novel is centered around a gawky, socially...

Banned Books Week: To Kill a Mockingbird

Banned Books Week: To Kill a Mockingbird

Garrett McBay, Reporter
September 25, 2014
Filed under Blog, Opinions, Opinions, Reviews

In the past To Kill a Mockingbird has been banned on the basis that it supports white supremacy, but in reality the opposite is true. The story  is a coming of age tale about Scout, the book's main character and narrator, growing up in a racially biased fictional Alabamian town. Scout's story sh...

Banned Books Week: The Kite Runner

Banned Books Week: The Kite Runner

Jennifer Butler, Opinions Editor
September 24, 2014
Filed under Blog, Opinions, Opinions, Reviews

If you go to the American Library Association (ALA) and find the top ten banned and challenged books for 2012, number six will be The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini. The reasons listed are for homosexuality, offensive language, religious viewpoint, and sexually explicit scenes. While I do not deny t...

Banned Books Week: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

Banned Books Week: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

Bryan Woode, Reporter
September 23, 2014
Filed under Blog, Opinions, Opinions, Reviews

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie is a book about a first-person account of young 14-year-old Native American boy nicknamed “Junior” who writes about his hard life. Junior is a character that represents the author himself as he grows up so many of the things in the...

Banned Books Week: Fahrenheit 451

Banned Books Week: Fahrenheit 451

Patrick Levine, Reporter
September 22, 2014
Filed under Blog, Opinions, Reviews

To understand what Banned Books Week is, go to: http://lhsimage.com/news/2014/09/22/banned-books-week-publicizes-challenged-banned-literary-works-in-schools/ Of all the books that have been banned or challenged in different school districts across America, I believe Fahrenheit 451 is by far the ...

LHS Craft Corner: The DIY Pocket Square

LHS Craft Corner: The DIY Pocket Square

February 24, 2014
Filed under Blog, Opinions, Top Stories

In the third installment of the LHS Craft Corner, bloggers Emily Altic and Gabby Breiten show you how to create DIY pocket squares, the perfect way to accessorize a boring t-shirt.

Day in the Life: State Champions; the journey continues with a visit to Jefferson City, national recognition

Day in the Life: State Champions; the journey continues with a visit to Jefferson City, national recognition

Madison Kesselring and Hannah Marshall
January 20, 2014
Filed under Blog, Opinions, Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

Varsity girls volleyball has won the State title again in November, and after three consecutive years, they’re drawing a lot of attention. The Missouri State Congress credited the team for their hard work and determination on Jan. 14, 2014 in an open session. Local Wildwood Representative Don G...

Day in the Life: A Dance to Remember

Day in the Life: A Dance to Remember

Megan Rigabar, Reporter
December 9, 2013
Filed under Blog, Opinions, Top Stories

For many families, seeing the Nutcracker is a holiday tradition. For others, it is just a show to sit through. As a dancer, the Nutcracker is the one constant in a busy ballet season. Since I was nine years old, I have been a member of Alexandra Ballet, a non-for-profit performing arts company....

LHS Craft Corner: Bow Making

LHS Craft Corner: Bow Making

Emily Altic and Gabby Breiten
November 7, 2013
Filed under Blog, Opinions, Top Stories, Video, Video

Bows are a simple, yet effective way to spice up a dull outfit or act as a quick fix for a new hairstyle. They can be used in many different styles and made out of any fabric available. However, bows online can be very pricey and the patterns are limited. LHS Craft Corners' Emily Altic and Gabby Breiten...