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Fall Guide to the Arts at Lenape

Fall Guide to the Arts at Lenape

Anna Rodefeld, Media Coordinator

October 15, 2017

The fall is always a great time for entertainment. New television shows air, old favorites return, and movies with hopes of Oscar nominations premiere. However, you don't need to travel far for great entertainment. You can get it right here at Lenape High School. Here is your fall guide to the arts and...

Welcome, Ms. Timko: A New “Addition” to the Math Department

Welcome, Ms. Timko: A New “Addition” to the Math Department

Alyssa Slovin, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

October 3, 2017

  As you may have noticed, many beloved teachers retired last year, from Ms. Hammond, to Mr. Spitz, to Mr. Hessler, so many so, that they took up two pages in the yearbook last year. Students may have cried when they left, but now it's time for the new teachers to have their chances to thrive. Out...

Second Annual Burlington County Suicide Prevention Walk

Second Annual Burlington County Suicide Prevention Walk

Kyra Berry, Editor-in-Chief

October 2, 2017

On October 21, 2017, the 2nd annual Burlington County Suicide Prevention Walk in partnership with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention will be held at Laurel Acres Park in Mount Laurel. The walk will be hosted by Lenape's Stress Less club in an effort to break the stigma surrounding suicide...

Dalton Rapattoni’s New Album, “Nobodys Home”

Dalton Rapattoni’s New Album, “Nobodys Home”

Angelina Rubinacci, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017

Recently, singer Dalton Rapattoni, third place finalist on what was supposed to be the last season of American Idol, released his first full length album, "Nobodys Home" (no apostrophe). Me, being the music obsessed girl who I am, and being the girl who mentions her favorite artists in her school assignments...

Moving for Mental Health Awareness

Moving for Mental Health Awareness

Alyssa Slovin, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

September 19, 2017

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...

Farewell Mr. Spitz!

Farewell Mr. Spitz!

Srishti Dhar, Editor-in-Chief

June 5, 2017

Halfway through the year, Mr. Spitz' AP Calculus students were incredibly disappointed to hear that he had decided to retire. For years, Mr. Spitz has been everyone's favorite math teacher. His singing, funny sayings, and overall positivty and generosity will be missed greatly! E hall may never be the...

The Academic Awards 2017

The Academic Awards 2017

Anna Rodefeld, Staff Writer

June 5, 2017

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

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

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...

People’s Choice Awards 2017

People’s Choice Awards 2017

Srishti Dhar, Editor-in-Chief

May 14, 2017

On May 3, 2017, Lenape families and faculty members gathered in the auditorium to recognize students who have stood out among the crowd. Students from all grades were nominated by faculty members for a variety of different reasons. Some students were recognized for their hard work in the classroom, some...

80’s Themed Zumba is a Blast from the Past

80’s Themed Zumba is a Blast from the Past

Amanda Smalfus, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017

Lenape's Science League hosted an 80's themed Zumba fundraiser in the south gym on Tuesday, April 11th. Many students and Mount Laurel community members came out dressed in neon and leg warmers to take a class from a professional Zumba instructor, all to the tune of their favorite 80's songs. Everyone...

JDD: Also Known As “Juniors Eat and Dance”

JDD: Also Known As “Juniors Eat and Dance”

Alyssa Slovin, Social Media Coordinator

April 9, 2017

When it comes to school dances, there are normally mixed opinions. Some jump at any opportunity to dress up and dance the night away with a large group while others would rather have a casual night with a couple close friends. There isn't a correct answer -- I personally love doing both -- but I have...

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