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The 22nd Annual LDTV Awards

The 22nd Annual LDTV Awards

Anna Rodefeld, Staff Writer
June 1, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Awards/Recognition, Clubs, Events, News, Showcase, Student Life

On Wednesday, May 17, the 22nd Annual Lenape District Television Awards were held in Lenape's auditorium. Students from all four district schools were gathered to showcase and acknowledge the great work and dedication of students in the TV Broadcasting and LDTV departments. Each school was given an...

“Logan” is the Perfect End to the Story

“Logan” is the Perfect End to the Story

Anna Rodefeld, Staff Writer
April 3, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Review, Showcase, TV/Movies

It was the year 2000 when Hugh Jackman first donned the adamantium claws and became the iconic X-Man James Howlett, aka. Logan, aka. The Wolverine. The character has had many adventures with his team through the original X-Men Trilogy and X-Men: Days of Future Past, two solo movies, as well as a cam...

Student Filmmakers Shine at Documentary Film Festival

Student Filmmakers Shine at Documentary Film Festival

Anna Rodefeld, Staff Writer
April 3, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Awards/Recognition, Clubs, Events, Showcase, Student Life

On Wednesday, March 22, Lenape's TV Broadcasting 3 students presented their self-produced documentaries at the 5th annual Documentary Film Festival. All of the broadcasting students had been working hard on their documentaries for the majority of the year, and the effort really showed during the screenings...

The Sun Comes Out for Lenape’s Production of Annie!

The Sun Comes Out for Lenape’s Production of Annie!

Srishti Dhar, Editor-in-Chief
March 24, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Review, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Last weekend Lenape Theater performed its last show of the musical Annie.With a new director, Mr. Michael Del Rossi, this year's production was like no other. The show consisted of amazing performances and sets. This year's show was unique in that there was a large representation of underclassmen...

Let’s Recap: Oscars 2017

Let’s Recap: Oscars 2017

Sophie Mavrodin, Staff Writer
March 8, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Awards/Recognition, Events, Showcase

This year marked the date of the 89th annual Oscars Awards, held at Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Our host was Jimmy Kimmel, of the program Jimmy Kimmel Live!, who led us through the ceremony with many jokes and entertaining commentary. Justin Timberlake started the show off with a bang with his amazing ...

Lenape’s Got Talent!

Lenape’s Got Talent!

Alyssa Slovin, Social Media Coordinator
February 19, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Awards/Recognition, Events, Showcase, Student Life

Last Wednesday, February 8th, I was wowed by the talent at Lenape. Last Wednesdaywas the Lenape Talent Show, held by LTV. ImaniNia Burton ('18) was the absolutely hilarious host and many other LTV members worked as the stage crew, ushers, and the camera crew. The show featured many singers, dancers,...

The Lenape Jazz Festival

The Lenape Jazz Festival

Anna Rodefeld, Staff Writer
February 19, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Clubs, Events, Showcase, Student Life, Video

On Friday, February 10th, Lenape High School held its 7th annual jazz festival. The festival was comprised of the Williamstown, Seneca, Cherokee, Lenape, and both Shawnee jazz bands and ensembles, each playing 3-4 songs.  They were then reviewed by the judges. The evening was full of wonderful music, st...

“Hug Me Brotha”

“Hug Me Brotha”

Angelina Rubinacci, Staff Writer
January 28, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase, TV/Movies

It's been 13 years since the popular series, Drake and Josh aired on Nickelodeon. The show followed step brothers Drake Parker and Josh Nicols as they navigated through life, mostly the crazy antics Drake dragged Josh into. An example of one of those instances is when Drake tried to do something nice...

La La Land: A Must See

La La Land: A Must See

Amanda Smalfus, Staff Writer
January 19, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Review, Showcase

December 9th, 2016 was the premiere date for, La La Land, a musical motion picture directed by Damien Chazelle that chronicles the romance between an aspiring actress Mia and jazz pianist Sebastian, played by Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling. It even features a cameo from John Legend. This is the third film...

Everyone’s Finding “Fantastic Beasts” in Their Hearts

Everyone’s Finding “Fantastic Beasts” in Their Hearts

Alyssa Slovin, Social Media Coordinator
January 14, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Review, Showcase, TV/Movies

2016 brought us a lot of rough times and events that no one asked for, but it also brought us "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them".  "Fantastic Beasts" is a new addition to the Harry Potter universe, one that many of us thought we were very familiar with. However, with  this film, even hardcore...

How to Actually Beat Your New Year’s Resolution

How to Actually Beat Your New Year’s Resolution

Andi Cho, Staff Writer
January 2, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

January 1st seems like the golden date. It’s the perfect opportunity to start a fresh list of resolutions and ‘start over.’ The calendar has reset and we all have the same 12 months, 52 weeks, and 365 days to become a better version, so why not embrace the new year with a new mindset?   ...

Dodge Poetry Festival 2016

Dodge Poetry Festival 2016

Alyssa Slovin, Social Media Coordinator
November 6, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Events, Lenape Staff, Showcase, Student Life

Instead of participating in this year's Pride Day, students in Creative Writing and Poetry classes (or anyone else with an interest) took a trip to the Dodge Poetry Festival in Newark, New Jersey. Friday, October 21st was Free Student Day. At the Festival, we listened to famous poets recite and speak abou...

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