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Farewell Mr. Spitz!

Farewell Mr. Spitz!

Srishti Dhar, Editor-in-Chief
June 5, 2017
Filed under Lenape Staff, Showcase

Halfway through the year, Mr. Spitz' AP Calculus students were incredibly disappointed to hear that he had decided to retire. For years, Mr. Spitz has been everyone's favorite math teacher. His singing, funny sayings, and overall positivty and generosity will be missed greatly! E hall may never be the...

The Academic Awards 2017

The Academic Awards 2017

Anna Rodefeld, Staff Writer
June 5, 2017
Filed under Awards/Recognition, Events, Showcase, Student Life

On Wednesday, May 31, students and their families gathered in Lenape's auditorium for the annual Academic Awards. For those of you who may not know what the Academic Awards are, it is a ceremony honoring the achievements of students in various subjects and after school activities, as well as perfect...

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...

A Great Day for Kindness

A Great Day for Kindness

Sophie Mavrodin, Staff Writer
June 1, 2017
Filed under Awards/Recognition, Events, Lenape Staff, Showcase

Friday, May 12, 2017, happened to be the day when two of the most important events of the year took place: the Random Acts of Kindness Breakfast and the Crystal Apple Awards Ceremony. The Random Acts of Kindness program was created to recognize students who went out of their way to be selfless and...

People’s Choice Awards 2017

People’s Choice Awards 2017

Srishti Dhar, Editor-in-Chief
May 14, 2017
Filed under Events, Showcase

On May 3, 2017, Lenape families and faculty members gathered in the auditorium to recognize students who have stood out among the crowd. Students from all grades were nominated by faculty members for a variety of different reasons. Some students were recognized for their hard work in the classroom, some...

80’s Themed Zumba is a Blast from the Past

80’s Themed Zumba is a Blast from the Past

Amanda Smalfus, Staff Writer
April 26, 2017
Filed under Events, Review, Showcase, Student Life

Lenape's Science League hosted an 80's themed Zumba fundraiser in the south gym on Tuesday, April 11th. Many students and Mount Laurel community members came out dressed in neon and leg warmers to take a class from a professional Zumba instructor, all to the tune of their favorite 80's songs. Everyone...

JDD: Also Known As “Juniors Eat and Dance”

JDD: Also Known As “Juniors Eat and Dance”

Alyssa Slovin, Social Media Coordinator
April 9, 2017
Filed under Events, News, Opinion, Review, Showcase, Student Life

When it comes to school dances, there are normally mixed opinions. Some jump at any opportunity to dress up and dance the night away with a large group while others would rather have a casual night with a couple close friends. There isn't a correct answer -- I personally love doing both -- but I have...

“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...

Lenape Victory at Deborah Heart Challenge and Art Competition

Lenape Victory at Deborah Heart Challenge and Art Competition

Amanda Smalfus, Staff Writer
March 8, 2017
Filed under Awards/Recognition, Events, News, Showcase

On Sunday, February 26th at Pemberton High School, Lenape students and faculty arrived to view and participate in the Deborah Heart Challenge and Art Competition. Advisor to the Deborah Heart Challenge team, Mrs. Rubin had organized selective tryouts for the team in November of 2016. Following tryouts,...

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 ...

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