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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...

Senior Day of Service!

Senior Day of Service!

Alyssa Slovin, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

June 7, 2018


Filed under Clubs, Events, Lenape Staff, News, Review, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Senior Day of Service is an opportunity for seniors to give back to their community by cleaning up local beaches, planting in local areas, or even entertaining and educating elementary schoolers. German IV and AP Spanish V travelled together to Parkway Elementary School, here in Mount Laurel. Both of them performed abbreviated and translated versions of popular movies. While German performed Cinderel...

Fun in the Sun in the Garden State

Fun in the Sun in the Garden State

Dipabali Jana, Staff Writer

May 29, 2018


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

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...

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...

“The Greatest Show”

“The Greatest Show”

Alyssa Slovin, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

February 14, 2018


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

"So tell me do you wanna go?/ Where it's covered in all the colored lights/ Where the runaways are running the night/ Impossible comes true, it's taking over you/ Oh, this is the greatest show!" This winter, a new movie musical was released, with music written by Justin Paul and Benj Pasek, Tony and Oscar award winners for the music in Dear Evan Hansen and La La La...

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...

Snow White and the Seven Dwarves

Snow White and the Seven Dwarves

Anna Rodefeld, Media Coordinator

November 30, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Clubs, Events, Review, Showcase, Student Life

Every fall, the Lenape Theater Department puts on a spectacular play, surrounding the community with joy, and this year was no different. Performances of this year's production, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarves", ran on Thursday, November 16th, and then twice on Saturday, November 18th. Like previous...

Murder on the Orient Express – Movie Review

Murder on the Orient Express – Movie Review

Sophie Mavrodin, Historian

November 27, 2017


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

Adapted from the original novel by Agatha Christie, Murder on the Orient Express is a thrilling story that surpassed the the pages of its book and continued to the big screen and the theater stage. In this most recent film, we follow the famous detective, Hercule Poirot, on a short vacation by a train...

Thanksgiving Traditions

Thanksgiving Traditions

Olivia Cao, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


Filed under Events, Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

Thanksgiving is an American tradition that dates back to 1621 when the Pilgrims’ had their first successful harvest thanks to the help of Squanto, a Native American. To celebrate, the Pilgrims had a feast with the local Native American tribes. (“History of Thanksgiving”) Nowadays, most people celebrate...

Dalton Rapattoni’s New Album, “Nobodys Home”

Dalton Rapattoni’s New Album, “Nobodys Home”

Angelina Rubinacci, Staff Writer

September 29, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Review, Showcase

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...

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


Filed under Events, Review, Showcase, Student Life

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...

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