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Lenape’s Spring Musical: The Wedding Singer

Lenape's Spring Musical: The Wedding Singer

February 24, 2020

Lenape's Spring Musical: The Wedding Singer -  It's 1985, and rock star wannabe, Robbie Hart, is New Jersey's favorite wedding singer. After being left at the alter by his fiancée, Robbie makes every wedding as disastrous as his own. Enter Julia, a waitress who wins his affection. As luck woul...

Dancing With the Stars Finale!

Dancing With the Stars Finale!

Olivia Cao, Assistant Editor in Chief

December 1, 2019

November 25, 2019 was the finale of another exciting season of Dancing With the Stars. Dancing with the Stars has been around for 28 seasons and it is still growing and getting better. Just this season, vast changes have been made to the rules to help better dancers remain in the competition. The three...

The Addams Family 2019 Movie Review

Thomas Angelucci, Staff Writer

November 29, 2019

The Addams Family cartoon remake has come out, and although all of the characters have remained the same, as in previous releases of the Addams Family, from what I can tell it is completely different. Gomez and Morticia Addams are in the movie, along with their children and the rest of the family. In...

2019 Summer Reads

2019 Summer Reads

Claire Zhang, Staff Writer

June 21, 2019

Summer is finally here! And there’s no better way to sit back and relax than with your nose in a book! Here are some amazing reads that will be sure to pull you into pure summer mode. **Note: The “reading level” is very much relative and subjective. Beyond the literal reading skill (vocabular...

2019 NBA Playoffs: How it Works and Star Breakdown

2019 NBA Playoffs: How it Works and Star Breakdown

Claire Zhang, Staff Writer

April 27, 2019

The 2019 NBA Playoffs are officially in full swing! For those who aren’t familiar, the NBA (National Basketball Association) is divided into six team divisions to compose two conferences: The Atlantic, Central, and Southeast divisions make up the Eastern Conference, and the Northwest, Southwest...

The Legacy of Stephen Hillenburg

The Legacy of Stephen Hillenburg

December 16, 2018

On March 27th, 2017, Stephen Hillenburg, creator of Spongebob Squarepants, the fifth longest running cartoon in America, was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, an incurable neurodegenerative illness that weakens functionality in muscles and physical...

Smoke Signal Spotlight: Dungeons & Dragons Club

Tharun Iyer

December 7, 2018

Have you ever imagined yourself as someone else? A hero, a villain, or just a person who walks around singing. The Dungeons and Dragons club allows you to do that and much more. For the people who don’t know what Dungeons and Dragons is, here’s a summary. The game D&D is a tabletop RPG (role pl...

How to Make a String Bracelet

How to Make a String Bracelet

Olivia Cao, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

September 19, 2018

Are you interested in a string bracelet that's fun to make and trendy to wear? If your answer is yes, continue to read on for two string bracelet designs that you can make! Here's how to make the first design: 1. Choose 3 different colored strings and cut them so that they are each double the size...

Fun in the Sun in the Garden State

Fun in the Sun in the Garden State

Dipabali Jana, Staff Writer

May 29, 2018

We all can't wait for summer vacation. The sunny weather, the beach waves, and the fun activities are just one month away. For those of you who are thinking of making some plans, but running out of ideas here are some enjoyable things you can do during summer in New Jersey. The obvious outing...

Lenape Talent Show Recap

Saumya Mavuri, Staff Writer

May 22, 2018

Lenape High School held its annual talent show on February 13, 2018. There were many performances. Olivia Cao, Dipabali Jana started of the show by singing "Brave" by Sara Bareilles. Following their performance there were many more singing acts, as well as dancing, martial arts, and rapping. A...

Ladies’ Olympic Figure Skating RECAP

Bradie Tennell upset over her disappointing scores |

Alyssa Slovin, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

February 25, 2018

Although women's figure skating started off its Olympic season in a straight forward, undramatic manner, that trend did not continue during the actual Olympic competitions. The Olympic team is determined after the United States Figure Skating Association’s National Championships: typically consisting of the top three scorers at that event, but it’s ...

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