How LNE has changed from 2012-2016

How LNE has changed from 2012-2016

October 4, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, Op-Ed

Have you noticed the cameras in every hall way? Almost every kid has their phone in their hand in the lunchroom and hallway. When you walk in the front door, the security has to open the door for you. Instead of planners we have hall passes. Or the fact that no matter where you look in the hallways or...

The Benefits of Drinking Water

The Benefits of Drinking Water

September 26, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, Featured, Op-Ed

It’s a known fact that drinking water is important. Over 60% of our bodies are made of water, so it makes sense to drink plenty. Due to this water is very important to drink, water also has many benefits. Despite the fact that water contains no nutrients or calories, it is still vital for life. Ac...

What it Means to Be a Woman and Defining Gender

What it Means to Be a Woman and Defining Gender

September 22, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, Featured, Op-Ed

As people live and grow their views and ideas develop and change. I am no different. If someone were to ask kindergarten me what it means to be a woman, I would have replied with something about appearances and personality. As a young child, I saw women to be people with long hair and curvy hips, peop...

Students and staff share their opinions on Chromebooks

Students and staff share their opinions on Chromebooks

Fatima Al-Sammak, Editor-in-Chief

September 20, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, Featured, Op-Ed

This year, LNE had the honor of being one of the three pilot schools for a new system of Chromebooks. With these Chromebooks, a new age of technology has been brought forth into our education system. But how well were these Chromebooks actually accepted by the student body? Well that is a topic still...

Phones in School: The Debate of Distractions or Not

Phones in School: The Debate of Distractions or Not

September 20, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, Featured, Op-Ed

Phones have increasingly become more popular in today’s society. They have evolved from thick, heavy hunks of plastic into almost paper thin pieces of plastic and glass. 77% of all students at LNE take their phones to school with them daily, according to a survey across the U.S. Students who use thei...

Studying Has Many Benefits

Studying Has Many Benefits

September 20, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, Featured, Op-Ed

With the quarter ending soon, grades need to be kept up. But how do you study? What is studying? According to Dictionary.com studying is “application of the mind to the acquisition of knowledge, as by reading, investigation, or reflection”. That’s a start but it’s still complex. Studying is the use of th...

Senioritis Rears Its Ugly Head

September 20, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, Featured, Op-Ed

High school works in the same fashion as bell curve. A bell curve starts at a low point then begins to incline and then ends in a decline to the original point. In high school, freshman year is easy can just be floated through, then a sharp incline occurs during sophomore and junior year. Finally senior...

Blood Pressure Awareness

Blood Pressure Awareness

June 15, 2016


Filed under 2015-2016, Featured, Op-Ed

May marks the month of blood pressure awareness. Some may not know what the literal definition of blood pressure is. When nurses come to take blood pressure measurements in the doctor's office what they’re measuring is the force of blood pushing against blood vessel walls. Many people don’t know...

What Should Loyalty Day Really Celebrate?

What Should Loyalty Day Really Celebrate?

May 16, 2016


Filed under 2015-2016, Featured, Headline, Op-Ed

Loyalty day is on the first of May and was set aside for the agreement of loyalty to the United States. It is seen as a recognition of the heritage of American freedom. President Eisenhower was the first to make it an official holiday back in 1959; every president since has made May 1 an official Loyalt...

National Nurse’s Week

National Nurse’s Week

May 16, 2016


Filed under 2015-2016, Featured, Headline, Op-Ed

Nurse’s Week is a week dedicated to the millions of nurses around the world. The week is celebrated every year May 6 through May 12. Nurses constantly help people and put in long and hard hours. From shots to hours of paperwork, nurses do it all. Nurse Week raises awareness for the tireless commitment of...

Time to Build your Budget

Time to Build your Budget

April 28, 2016


Filed under 2015-2016, Featured, Op-Ed

Five whole weeks until the class of 2016 is set free into the world. No more parents to help guide through troubles, no more extra twenty bucks borrowed from your mom, for those planning to move out at least. Money is one thing all seniors are going to be forced to get a grasp on. Might as well get ...

National Siblings Day at LNE

April 25, 2016


Filed under 2015-2016, Op-Ed

Having a sibling can be a blessing as well as a curse, but National Siblings Day is a time to celebrate them either way. Although, this holiday is not yet recognized by everyone like Mother’s and Father’s Day, the Siblings Day Foundation has been working on changing this. Those who don’t hav...

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