LP Cubs fans attend World Series celebration in droves, leading to record absences

Josie Pike, Staff Writer

November 22, 2016

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Well, they did it. On Nov 3, the Cubs won the 2016 World Series after a grueling 108-year losing streak. Even after what may have been the most exciting baseball game of all time, the Cubs managed to pull through, and a restless...

New two day finals schedule with open campus at West

Antoinette Lobello, Staff Editor

November 15, 2016

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Lake Park will have a new two-day final exam schedule being implemented during Winter Finals. The new finals schedule was condensed to two days with two class periods not meeting on both days. This is a change from previous  yea...

First Poetry Slam of the year shares students’ diverse voices

Maria Cieslarczyk, Staff Writer

November 15, 2016

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Lake Park’s Poetry Club hosted a poetry slam on Thursday Nov 17 in the East Campus library. Poetry Club participants performed their original pieces and were scored by student judges, with senior Alex Park as the emcee. The ev...

Theatrical Drama A Streetcar Named Desire hits Lake Park’s stage

Katarzyna Pirog, Staff Editor

November 9, 2016

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Lake Park theater will be presenting the fall play this weekend. Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire, and it’s likely it will be competing at the state drama competition. The original play was written in 1947, rece...

Lake Park votes for Trump in the Mock election

Maria Cieslarczyk, Perspective Editor

October 20, 2016

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Lake Park hosted a mock election in which students had the opportunity to vote for political candidates on Oct. 6 during all lunch periods. Organized by the League of Women Voters, the mock election allowed Lake Park to see which...

Lake Park’s Halloween collection drive for children in need

Claudia Sandine, Staff Editor

October 16, 2016

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Not being able to have a normal childhood with joy and celebration takes a toll on children who live in foster homes. This lack of cheer because of the absence of parents and money to celebrate holidays is heartbreaking. Ho...

LP theater’s first play of the year: a major success

Seth Caines, Staff Writer

October 13, 2016

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Lake Park’s Children’s Play, The Emperor's New Clothes, was performed on Oct 5-7. It was presented to kids from the surrounding feeder schools of Lake Park. There was a lot of pressure put on the cast because they were almost entirely composed of freshmen and sophomores ...

Lake Park band’s concert season ahead

Claudia Sandine, Staff Editor

October 8, 2016

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In the Lake Park music department, both the Lake Park Symphonic Band and Wind Symphony have been preparing for their first concert of the year. Both ensembles have been preparing their pieces for about a month and the results h...

AP veterans talk turkey with students

October 7, 2016

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Friday lunch periods saw several panels of Advanced Placement student-veterans talking with juniors and seniors just beginning their AP coursework.  Assistant Principal Ian Smith facilitated the discussion amongst the group,...

Lemonade stand raises money for cancer research

September 20, 2016

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A Lake Park class read an article about a child who raised about $1 million to fight cancer before dying of the disease herself. Then they got an idea.