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If This Bill Passes, Lenape Will Start an Hour Later

If This Bill Passes, Lenape Will Start an Hour Later

Averie Wu, Editor-in-Chief May 18, 2022

Let me paint you a picture: you are in fourth grade, loving life and not having to go to school until 9:30 a.m. And then BAM! You graduate elementary school and move on to upper elementary school, now...

I Got the Eye of the Lunar New Year 2022 Tiger

I Got the Eye of the Lunar New Year 2022 Tiger

Averie Wu, Editor-in-Chief February 1, 2022

Happy New Year! I know, you are probably wondering why I’m saying this seemingly a month late. But, I’m not late. In fact, I’m exactly on time to celebrate the Lunar New Year.  Lunar New Year...

Seasons Readings: Competition & Book Recs

Season’s Readings: Competition & Book Recs

Averie Wu, Editor-in-Chief December 16, 2021

Have you read a book since the start of the school year? Whether it was for class or your own enjoyment, I’m guessing you have. If my theory is correct, then you are eligible for Lenape’s Reading Competition! Enrolling...

Lenape Presents: The Battle of the Cities

Lenape Presents: The Battle of the Cities

Averie Wu, Editor-in-Chief November 30, 2021

The famous Lenape tradition has made a return to the spotlight! Of course, the tradition I’m referring to is the hallway decorating competition, where each class is assigned a hallway to decorate according...

Lenape is in Full Swing!

Lenape is in Full Swing!

Averie Wu, Editor-in-Chief November 21, 2021

Active halls, energized students, and full classrooms: just how Lenape likes it. After over a year of hybrid learning, it’s satisfying to finally see Lenape back in full gear and filled with its complete...

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2021 Academic Awards

Averie Wu, Assistant Editor June 15, 2021

A couple of weeks ago, Lenape hosted its annual Academic Awards ceremony to celebrate individuals who specialize in certain subjects. The celebration is for a selected group of students from each grade...

Mr. Lenape Cast

Mr. Lenape 2021

Averie Wu, Assistant Editor June 15, 2021

With mask mandates, social-distancing guidelines, and COVID still existing, many people questioned if Mr. Lenape, a time-honored tradition at Lenape High School, would still take place. To our relief,...

Spring Musical 2021: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Spring Musical 2021: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Averie Wu, Assistant Editor June 14, 2021

Every year, a group of Lenape students work hard to present students, staff, family, and friends a performance they’ll never forget. This year, that beloved tradition was allowed to take place: the Spring...

Isaacs Birthday Paw-ty

Isaac’s Birthday Paw-ty

Averie Wu, Assistant Editor June 12, 2021

Last week, Lenape High School celebrated the birthday of its beloved therapy dog, Isaac! This very happy golden boy turned 10 years old, which is about 66 in human years. To celebrate this milestone, Mrs....

Climate Change is Real - How to Stop it

Climate Change is Real – How to Stop it

Averie Wu, Assistant Editor April 18, 2021

How do fast-rising sea levels, intenser heat waves, hotter days, more droughts, and severe weather sound? It doesn’t sound very pleasant, but it’s pretty much inevitable if we continue to pollute and...

What its Really like to be a Colored British Royal

What it’s Really like to be a Colored British Royal

Averie Wu, Assistant Editor April 11, 2021

At the beginning of 2020, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced they would be stepping back from their positions as senior royals, surprising not just England, but the world. About a year later, the...

Gender Pay Gap: Why Does it Still Exist?

Gender Pay Gap: Why Does it Still Exist?

Averie Wu, Assistant Editor March 21, 2021

To celebrate the inauguration of Vice President Kamala Harris, I wrote an article about some of the United States’ most memorable women’s rights moments. While doing the research for the article, I...

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