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Superintendent’s Reaction to LOLHS’s Impressive National Education Rankings

Superintendent’s Reaction to LOLHS’s Impressive National Education Rankings

April 29, 2016

As you may have heard, last week LOLHS was ranked on US News and World Report's "Best High Schools" list, coming in at #429 nationally...

April 5th: The Day Grunge Died

April 5th: The Day Grunge Died

April 4, 2016

Grunge music was a subgenre of rock that began in the early 90's, predominantly in Seattle, Washington. The British/American punk ...

Remembering Wes Craven; A Career of Nightmares

Brennan Griffin, Review Editor

September 24, 2015

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On August 30th, 2015 the legendary filmmaker Wes Craven passed away due to brain cancer. Craven was 76 years old and spent a large portion of his lifetime creating some of the most iconic horror movies. He was the man behind classics such as The Hills Have Eyes(1977), The Last House on the Left(1972), Scream(1996) and A Nightmare on Elm Street(1984)....

Movie Review: Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials

Brennan Griffin, Assistant Features Editor of Reviews

September 24, 2015

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The second young adult book to film adaption of this year has arrived. Before beginning this review I need to address some of the issues I had with the first Maze Runner movie. I did enjoy the acting and the majority of the first act of that movie, however, at a point it stopped everything and began setting up for the sequel and left with a very disappointing ending. It was pointed out to me that this was actu...

Series Review; Arrested Development

Brennan Griffin, Assistant Features Editor of Reviews

September 24, 2015

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If you love unorthodox sitcoms with lovable characters and hilarious running jokes, watch Arrested Development. You probably won't even need to read this review to know you'll like it. And now the review from a student who had no choice but to put out content for his school newspaper. Arrested Development follows the Bluth family after the patriarch...

An Introduction to High School and Senior Projects

Noel Brown and Holly Fiscus

May 18, 2015

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For our senior project we decided to create a video for incoming freshmen on the high school experience. It was a simple idea that was executed quickly and efficiently, but produced a profound product. In this video, we detailed the various sports, clubs, and classes that students have the opportunity to get involved in at Lyme- Old Lyme High School....

Warframe-game review

Warframe-game review

May 14, 2015

The free game Warframe, rated M, is a violent, third-person shooter. During the tutorial there is a story line but it is almost...

Trailer Review/Breakdown: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Brennan Griffin

April 30, 2015

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We received the first teaser trailer for Star Wars VII and the combination of practical effects with special effects gave many people faith in director JJ Abrams ability to produce a Star Wars on the same level as the original trilogy. With the new trailer we got to see more of what was only quickly shown before. The trailer begins with a shot of a ...

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