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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....

“Hug Me Brotha”

“Hug Me Brotha”

Angelina Rubinacci, Staff Writer

January 28, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase, TV/Movies

It's been 13 years since the popular series, Drake and Josh aired on Nickelodeon. The show followed step brothers Drake Parker and Josh Nicols as they navigated through life, mostly the crazy antics Drake dragged Josh into. An example of one of those instances is when Drake tried to do something nice...

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...

La La Land: A Must See

La La Land: A Must See

Amanda Smalfus, Staff Writer

January 19, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Review, Showcase

December 9th, 2016 was the premiere date for, La La Land, a musical motion picture directed by Damien Chazelle that chronicles the romance between an aspiring actress Mia and jazz pianist Sebastian, played by Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling. It even features a cameo from John Legend. This is the third film...

Everyone’s Finding “Fantastic Beasts” in Their Hearts

Everyone’s Finding “Fantastic Beasts” in Their Hearts

Alyssa Slovin, Social Media Coordinator

January 14, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Review, Showcase, TV/Movies

2016 brought us a lot of rough times and events that no one asked for, but it also brought us "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them".  "Fantastic Beasts" is a new addition to the Harry Potter universe, one that many of us thought we were very familiar with. However, with  this film, even hardcore...

Welcome to the NHS!

Welcome to the NHS!

Sophie Mavrodin, Staff Writer

January 10, 2017


Filed under Events, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

On December 8 of 2016 the Lenape branch of the National Honors Society welcomed 89 new members into its ranks. The NHS is known as an elite organization that brings together the best students, recognizing them for all of their hard work and achievements. Once seated, we were welcomed by the president...

How to Actually Beat Your New Year’s Resolution

How to Actually Beat Your New Year’s Resolution

Andi Cho, Staff Writer

January 2, 2017


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

January 1st seems like the golden date. It’s the perfect opportunity to start a fresh list of resolutions and ‘start over.’ The calendar has reset and we all have the same 12 months, 52 weeks, and 365 days to become a better version, so why not embrace the new year with a new mindset?   ...

“Triggered” or Thin Skin?

“Triggered” or Thin Skin?

Kyra Berry, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

December 24, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

Triggered. It's a word teenagers are familiar with these days: We hear it in the halls, we see it on social media. To feel "triggered" is defined as any negative emotional response to a certain something. As someone growing up in this day and age, a trigger may refer to anything, be it a joke taken...

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