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The Most Common New Year’s Resolutions of 2019

Dipabali Jana, Chief Editor

January 26, 2019


Filed under Miscellaneous, Uncategorized

As the month of January slowly comes to an end, most people are looking back on their resolutions they set on the 31st of December. Looking back now, the most common new year's resolutions always involve self-care or making oneself a better person. These are the top 10 most common New Year'...

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Emily Michnowski, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

December 30, 2018


Filed under Events, Miscellaneous, News, Showcase

As 2018 comes to a close and we look forward to 2019, it is important to reflect on all that has happened this past year. 2018 has been a monumental year worldwide. From celebrities to politics, many big things have happened that will be remembered for a long time to come. At the beginning of the y...

The Legacy of Stephen Hillenburg

The Legacy of Stephen Hillenburg

December 16, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Miscellaneous, News, Showcase

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


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Clubs, Miscellaneous, Opinion, Review, Showcase, Student Life

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...

Which Thanksgiving Dish Are You? Take the quiz and find out!

Which Thanksgiving Dish Are You? Take the quiz and find out!

Olivia Cao, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

November 18, 2018


Filed under Miscellaneous, Showcase, Student Life

There are so many delicious dishes for Thanksgiving dinner. Each one has its own special flavor and personality. Which one most relates to you? Take the quiz and find out!   Which dish did you get? Stuffing: Like stuffing, you are warm and lovable. You are very compassionate, and while sometimes you may be...

2018 Midterm Elections

2018 Midterm Elections

Emily Michnowksi, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

November 15, 2018


Filed under Miscellaneous, News, Showcase, Student Life

  On Tuesday, November 6, 2018, millions of Americans exercised their right to vote in the midterm elections. The results were monumental and may change the future of America. While Republicans still maintain control of the Senate, the election caused Democrats to gain the majority ...

Pride Day

Pride Day

Olivia Cao, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

October 28, 2018


Filed under Clubs, Events, Miscellaneous, News, Showcase, Student Life

Another exciting Pride Day has come and gone, with the halls of Lenape filled with red, gray, and lots of school spirit! Let's recap all of the fun activities that Lenape students did throughout the day. The day started out with the filming of the lip dub video, organized by Branden Spitzer, Shannon...

Homecoming Hallway Decorations

Homecoming Hallway Decorations

Emily Michnowski, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

September 21, 2018


Filed under Events, Miscellaneous, Showcase, Student Life

Although October 20th may seem far away, preparations for Homecoming have already started. Each class is decorating a hallway in the school with decorations from a Pixar movie. The class with the best hallway will be announced at Pride Day, and this will contribute to which class will win the Spirit...

How to Make a String Bracelet

How to Make a String Bracelet

Olivia Cao, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

September 19, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Miscellaneous, Showcase, Student Life

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...

Ladies’ Olympic Figure Skating RECAP

Ladies’ Olympic Figure Skating RECAP

Alyssa Slovin, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

February 25, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Awards/Recognition, Events, Miscellaneous, News, Review, Showcase, Sports, TV/Movies, Uncategorized

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 ...

Men’s Olympic Figure Skating RECAP

Men’s Olympic Figure Skating RECAP

Alyssa Slovin, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

February 21, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Awards/Recognition, Events, Miscellaneous, News, Review, Showcase, Sports

It's Olympic season! In the world of US figure skating, it has been a wild season! A month ago, at the United States Figure Skating Association's National Championships, there was great uproar over which male skaters would qualify for the Olympic team. The top three skaters at the US Championshi...

Sophomore Cotillion Recap!

Sophomore Cotillion Recap!

Olivia Cao, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018


Filed under Events, Miscellaneous, Opinion, Review, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

On January 26, 2018, the Class of 2020 held its Sophomore Cotillion. The night was a smashing success with a turnout of 250 sophomores and guests. This was significantly more people than the amount of freshmen at the Glow Dance last year. The night was filled with dancing, music, Chick-fil-A s...

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