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Moving for Mental Health Awareness

Moving for Mental Health Awareness

Alyssa Slovin, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

September 19, 2017


Filed under Awards/Recognition, Clubs, Events, Lenape Staff, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

As students here at Lenape, we're all a part of something. Some of us are in several clubs; some of us play sports; some of us volunteer for our community; everyone has their "thing." How many of us have actually founded that club, organization, or charity event, though? One of the few of us who has done just t...

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...

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...

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 ...

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,...

Benvenuto, Prof G – New Teacher Spotlight

Benvenuto, Prof G – New Teacher Spotlight

Alyssa Slovin, Social Media Coordinator

October 1, 2016


Filed under Awards/Recognition, Lenape Staff, Showcase

This new school year has brought changes to our Lenape Family, including new staff members. One addition is James Goetschius, also known as Prof G., the new Italian teacher. He has been studying Italian since the beginning of elementary school and plans on improving our Italian program. I sat down...

A Goodbye to Mr. Tiriris

A Goodbye to Mr. Tiriris

Anna Rodefeld, Staff Writer

June 15, 2016


Filed under Awards/Recognition, Lenape Staff, News, Showcase, Staff Editorial

Mr. Tiriris, better known to his students as “Mr. T” is a Lenape Biology teacher who will retire at the end of the year. Mr. T is a fantastic Biology teacher, who manages to make the class fun, despite any disinterest in the subject.  His lessons are entertaining and the labs done in class are enjo...

A Farewell to Ms. Didonato

A Farewell to Ms. Didonato

Maggie Brennen, Staff Writer

May 23, 2016


Filed under Awards/Recognition, Lenape Staff, Showcase, Uncategorized

Retirement is a bittersweet time for everybody, especially our beloved teachers here at Lenape High School. Although they are excited for what their relaxing future holds, it is hard for them to let go of all the memories and friends they have made here. One of the teachers retiring this year is Ms....

Ciao Prof – Teacher Retirement Spotlight

Ciao Prof – Teacher Retirement Spotlight

Alyssa Slovin, Staff Writer

May 17, 2016


Filed under Awards/Recognition, Lenape Staff, Showcase, Staff Editorial

Mr. Paul Lange, the beloved Italian teacher who is better know as "Prof", will be retiring at the end of this school year. Although we were distraught when the news broke, we also could not be happier for Prof to experience new things away from rowdy high school life. He was named Lenape's t...

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