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Registration for Career Out opens tomorrow

Registration for Career Out opens tomorrow

Mrunmayi Sathaye, Feature Editor

January 21, 2019

LISD is hosting Career Out - a day for seniors to job shadow executives, administrators, and team members from businesses in the LISD community. The portal to register opens Jan. 22 at 7 a.m. “This is the first time [this event is happening],” principal Scot Finch said. “We’ve got a lot of p...

Theater to perform “Newsies” this weekend

Theater to perform “Newsies” this weekend

Harper Lee, Reporter

January 19, 2019

The fine arts departments will perform “Newsies” on Jan. 19 at 7 p.m., Jan. 20 at 2 p.m., and Jan. 24, 25 and 26 at 7 p.m.   The cast is lead by senior Joseph Hoffman, who plays Jack, seniors Addie Thrower and Caitlin Kresta, who alternate nights as Katherine, senior Sahil Panjwani, who plays Da...

Prevalence of vaping impacts students and administrators

Prevalence of vaping impacts students and administrators

Yasmin Haq, News Editor

January 18, 2019

The U.S. surgeon general declared vaping an epidemic among the U.S. youth population on  Dec. 18, a little less than a month ago. At Hebron, 83 of the 100 students surveyed at random during block lunch, considered vaping prevalent or very prevalent. In the survey, 73 percent of students said vapi...

BlendED courses to become available next school year

BlendED courses to become available next school year

Yasmin Haq, News Editor

January 17, 2019

The school will offer blendED classes for the 2019-2020 school year, which will be available on the course selection sheet. “We just need to catch up a little bit,” principal Scot Finch said. “In the past, we’d offered blendED classes, but the students weren’t interested in them.” ...

Band to perform at TMEA All-Region concert

Band to perform at TMEA All-Region concert

Leila Olukoga, Reporter

January 16, 2019

Band will perform at the annual TMEA All-Region concert on Jan. 17 and 18 at John H. Guyer High School. The concert will include students across the state that have qualified for All-Region. Band members had to audition along with students from other schools. Overall, about 1,000 students auditi...

FCCLA holds 5k run to raise awareness about poverty

FCCLA holds 5k run to raise awareness about poverty

Aparnna Manoj, Managing Editor

January 15, 2019

FCCLA sponsored a 5k run on Jan. 12 to raise money in order to help gain awareness about poverty. Coordinators and juniors, Leili Mostoufi and Lexi Pepper raised around $4,000, which will directly go to the group’s beneficiary: The Net. The Net is an organization directly helping people who have been af...

Band advances 23 students to area audition

Band advances 23 students to area audition

Kate Haas, Reporter

December 21, 2018

From the release of their audition music on Jul. 23 to the Region 2 Band auditions on Dec. 1, 23 students placed high enough in their respective sections to advance to the next stage of the TMEA All-State band auditions: Area. They are now expected to continue to work on the three etudes until Area au...

Choir to host winter concert Dec. 18

Choir to host winter concert Dec. 18

Heather Nixon, Contributor

December 17, 2018

Choir will host its annual Winter Concert on Dec. 18 in the auditorium at 7 p.m. Admission is free and DVDs will be available for purchase in the foyer. The choirs performing are Concert Men and Concert Women, led by assistant director Nathan Ratliff, alongside Bel Chanson and Acapella led by hea...

strEATZ & bEATZ to begin serving lunch after winter break

strEATZ & bEATZ to begin serving lunch after winter break

Yusra Waris, Editor-In-Chief

December 11, 2018

The strEATZ & bEATZ food truck, which has served breakfast every Wednesday morning from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. for the last month, will begin serving only lunch after winter break. According to Community Impact, the food truck was the outcome of the partnership between the Aramark food service provider and the district to provide another dining option for students during the sc...

Make-A-Wish to send letters to Macy’s Believe Campaign

Make-A-Wish to send letters to Macy’s Believe Campaign

Mrunmayi Sathaye, Feature Editor

November 29, 2018

The Make-A-Wish club will drop off letters on Dec. 7, National Believe Day, for the Believe Campaign. The Believe Campaign is a partnership in which Macy’s sets up stations in its stores for children to write letters to Santa. For every letter written and placed in “Santa’s mailbox,” Macy...

Band awarded 4th place at UIL State competition

Band awarded 4th place at UIL State competition

Kate Haas, Reporter

November 15, 2018

The band attended the UIL State marching band contest at the Alamodome in San Antonio on Nov. 5 and 6. They advanced to the State level after receiving a 1 at the regional contest on Oct. 20 and then earning second place at the Area contest on Oct. 27. Having left Friday night’s football game a...

District seeks input in renaming the career centers

District seeks input in renaming the career centers

Rija Waqar, Reporter

November 12, 2018

The district is holding a contest to rename Dale Jackson, which will be rebuilt with the 2017 bond money, and Career Center East. The deadline for entries is Dec. 14.   The LISD Board of Trustees is planning to award the person who submits the winning name with a $500 Nebraska Furniture Mart gif...