New band director’s instruction pays off in concert

Claudia Sandine, Perspective Editor

May 18, 2017

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The Lake Park Symphonic Band and Wind Symphony concluded their concert season Wednesday with breathtaking performances demonstrating the hard work and dedication that the new band direction brought to Lake Park. Just this year...

LP science teachers join in Chicago March for Science

Zaynab Hossain, Staff Writer

May 11, 2017

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“Never before have I heard politicians berate science and downgrade the importance of science as I have been hearing lately. The march was also on Earth Day, so there were two messages at the same time.” --John Regan, science teacher

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“Starry Night” prom theme, festivities a long time in planning

Jehanne Jedlink, Staff Writer

May 11, 2017

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The biggest event of the school year is just around the corner: Lake Park High School’s 2017 Junior/Senior Prom. Prom is on May 20, and tickets are $80 per person. Post Prom tickets are $40. Lake Park sold prom tickets onl...

AP courses preparatory for exams, college, even life

Alex Stonkus, Staff Reporter

April 3, 2017

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Students are more and more concerned on how to get into a good college, and taking AP classes may help you get into and prepare for that. AP stands for advanced placement. It’s a college level class high school students take....

How students cope with stress at Lake Park

Veronica DeSouza, Staff Writer

March 24, 2017

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On social media, students constantly either have minor or major issues with other students. "Technology provides a way to talk constantly or view others’ pictures. This causes judgment and begin rumors."

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SAT preparation is more work, but worth it

Matthew Cofrin, Staff Reporter

February 23, 2017

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“Many students have the skills to succeed on the SAT, but many students don't perform up to their potential in the assessment because of time. The preparation for the assessment is important because it gives students a focused opportunity to review specific skills while learning how to effectively manage their time on the SAT.” --Jim Salter, English teacher

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LP accommodates nontraditional gender identity issues for Turnabout

Alex Stonkus, Staff Reporter

February 23, 2017

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Lake Park is not perfect, like any other high school. Students often glance at people not dressed or acting according to expectations. But in the end staff and students accept everyone for who they are.

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Resource Center to host full-on Harry Potter-themed day

January 23, 2017

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“I think that there’s still some nostalgia about (Harry Potter), even at the younger ages. We still see the remnants of that—we got a great book in their hands at a young age and got them hooked in, and I think they have still fallen in love with the fantasy genre.” --Jennifer Sutton, Resource Center director

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Mind-bogglingly long words that you probably do not know about

Allison Simon, Staff Writer

November 15, 2016

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Within the English language, there are countless mind boggling words being taught all over the world: either for future use in everyday life or just to be regurgitated for the next vocabulary test in English class. But there are...

Crash course: How to handle Halloween on a Monday

Josephine Pike, Staff Writer

November 8, 2016

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“Hey, guys. Guess what? Halloween is on a Monday this year,” said that one person set out to ruin your day. But that one person is right. Everyone’s beloved holiday fell on the worst day of the week this year--a Monday....

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