Smoke Signal

Making 3’s and History

Making 3’s and History

Maya Georgi, Editor-in-Chief

April 12, 2016


Filed under Awards/Recognition, News, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

Lenape Girls Basketball kept making more than just shots!

Zumba!

Zumba!

Smriti Nair and Alexis Cao

April 10, 2016


Filed under Clubs, Events, Showcase, Student Life

  This past Tuesday, Science League and German Club held a Zumba event to fundraise for their end-of-year activities. It was a success! The clubs were able to raise over $300. The night was filled with upbeat dance routines that not only allowed participants to get a good workout, but also t...

A Courageous Award For A Courageous Team

A Courageous Award For A Courageous Team

Sophie Mavrodin, Staff Writer

April 10, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Student Life

Back in late November, the Lenape swim team experienced what was most likely the most horrific event any of them had ever been a part of. While on their way to an important swim meet, their bus was struck head-on by a car driving somewhere between 80 to 100 miles per hour. Both people in the car were...

Last Chance to Dance?

Last Chance to Dance?

Amanda Smalfus, Staff writer

March 19, 2016


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

It seems with each new school year, class advisors struggle more and more to sell tickets for school dances. This year at Lenape, sophomore cotillion was around ten tickets away from being cancelled altogether. What has made students no longer want to attend these social events? Many people that go...

Lenape Debate Team Places 2nd in its Division!

Lenape Debate Team Places 2nd in its Division!

Srishti Dhar, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

March 13, 2016


Filed under Clubs, Showcase, Student Life

A few weeks ago, Lenape Varsity Debate picked up a trophy for second in its division! From the beginning of December to the end of February, Lenape’s debate team, led by Coach Jaime Fauver, competed every Wednesday at Moorestown High School.   Each week, the  affirmative team presented...

Lenape Girls Basketball, SJ Group IV Champions

Lenape Girls Basketball, SJ Group IV Champions

Maya Georgi, Editor-in-Chief

March 8, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Student Life

Tonight, Lenape Girls Basketball proved their greatness, not only within the district but within the state as they beat Cherokee 37-29 for the South Jersey Group IV Championship. Lenape Girls Basketball had not made it this far since 1983, making their accomplishments even more notable! The game seemed...

Students Participate in a Mock Caucus!

Students Participate in a Mock Caucus!

Srishti Dhar, Assistant Editor-In-Chief

March 7, 2016


Filed under Events, Showcase, Student Life

Two weeks ago, students at Lenape had the opportunity to vote for the candidate they felt was best suited to be the next President of the United States. Ms. Fauver, Mrs. Gaffney, and several student volunteers organized and helped run a mock caucus inside the Lenape Media Center. For three days, students...

Beginning of The Semester, End of My Wits

Beginning of The Semester, End of My Wits

Sophie Mavrodin

February 10, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

It's a new marking period and the start of a new semester, that means that everyone has been thoroughly exhausted by the second marking period and are certainly not in the mood to start working again. Many students, especially the younger ones, are looking for ways to lift some of the weight off of their...

Race to the Win: Girls’ SMR Places 3rd

Race to the Win: Girls’ SMR Places 3rd

Megha Bharadwaj, Staff Writer

January 20, 2016


Filed under Events, Showcase, Sports, Student Life

Friday, January 16th, the Lenape Girls Track Team competed in the NJ Group IV State Relay Championship. The group consisted of juniors Jasmine Staten, Shannon Lambert, Dana Duffield and Megan Quimby, who won the Sprint Medley Relay with a breathtaking time of 4:10.22. This time won them the title of...

Take Teenage Stress Seriously

Take Teenage Stress Seriously

Kyra Berry, Staff Writer

January 5, 2016


Filed under Clubs, News, Showcase, Student Life

Stress. It's a term every teenager is familiar with. This monosyllabic word dominates weekend conversations and phone calls throughout the year, and with good reason. Teenagers are stressed, what with family issues, friend drama, and the loads of schoolwork we struggle with every night. It's time to...

Hindsight on Homecoming Court

Hindsight on Homecoming Court

Amanda Smalfus, Staff Writer

December 21, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

Homecoming is a high school staple. Dress shopping, football games, dates, and voting for homecoming court. For as long as many of us can remember here at Lenape, voting for Homecoming Court was an activity enjoyed by each of the four grades. Unexpectedly this year, however, voting was only open to seniors....

Lenape’s Annual Coffeehouse

Leah Nichols, Staff Writer

December 6, 2015


Filed under Clubs, Events, Showcase, Student Life

On Thursday December 3rd the Laureate and Smoke Signal jointly hosted the annual Lenape coffeehouse. The event took place in the Media Center and went from 7:00pm to 9:00pm. Students were invited and encouraged to share any poetry they had written or poetry by some of their friends or favorite author...

The student news site of Lenape High School
Student Life