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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...

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...

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...

Annie Comes to Lenape on March 3, 4, 10, 11

Annie Comes to Lenape on March 3, 4, 10, 11

February 24, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Lenape High School’s spring musical, Annie, follows the story of a plucky orphan whose charm and determination has been winning over audiences of all ages for the past 40 years. Despite being dropped on the doorstep of a New York orphanage this fiery redhead is determined to find the parents ...

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...

What Will Honors Classes Look Like in the 2017-2018 School Year?

Kyra Berry, Assistant Editor-in-Chief
February 6, 2017
Filed under Lenape Staff, News, Showcase, Student Life

Many students and teachers are aware of the new change in policy regarding Honors classes. In the upcoming school year, Lenape students will have the opportunity to take whatever level class they would like to, regardless of prerequisites or the previous stipulation that a prospective Honors student...

A Tie for Mr. Lenape 2017!

A Tie for Mr. Lenape 2017!

Srishti Dhar, Editor-in-Chief
January 28, 2017
Filed under Events, Showcase, Student Life

On January 18, 2017, Lenape High School had its annual Mr. Lenape competition, a pageant-like competition where senior boys collect money, perform skits, and participate in a question and answer round to be crowned Mr. Lenape. This year's contestants were Alex Loscalzo (Mr. January), Kevin Isky (Mr....

Senior Spotlight: Megha Bharadwaj

Senior Spotlight: Megha Bharadwaj

Srishti Dhar, Editor-in-Chief
January 21, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

High school can be hard to navigate for some. This does not apply to Megha Bharadwaj. She has worked incredibly hard during her four years at Lenape and accomplished so much! Megha won Varsity Best Speaker for Lenape last winter. She also won several academic awards and was recently awarded Student of...

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