The Blue & Grey

Brew & Grey

Brew & Grey

Cassie Cook, Staff reporter

January 17, 2020

“Could I have a hot tea, please?  This is not an order at Starbucks, Dunkin’ Donuts or even the local McDonald’s.  It is an order placed at LCHS’s simulated workplace, The Brew & Grey Coffee Shop.    The Brew & Grey is one of the only coffee shop-style simulated workplaces...

FBLA Leads The Way

FBLA Leads The Way

Emily Lybarger, Staff Reporter

January 15, 2020

      For more than 35 years, the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) has been going strong in the LCHS as well as the Lewis County community.  Club members said they the enjoy learning about business and how it relates to the real world. Many members said being a part of FBLA helps students learn about business. Members said learning was a one of their favorite comp...

What makes a Snow Day a Snow Day?

What makes a Snow Day a Snow Day?

Emily Peters and Megan Rhoades

January 14, 2020

Every year around this time the snow starts flying and everything starts freezing.   Students get their hopes up in anticipation of a snow day and disappointed when the yellow buses run on a normal schedule.  So, what makes school get cancelled?  According to the Superintendent of Lewis C...

Freshman Theater Students Excel

Freshman Theater Students Excel

Brooke Williams, Staff Reporter

January 8, 2020

LCHS students competed in the 2019 West Virginia Theatre Association’s High School Theatre Festival at WV Wesleyan College November 7.  The students preformed The Proposal by Anton Chekov. This is a three-person one act play. The cast included Asa Krinov, freshman; Ian McCourt, freshman; Brooke Williams, freshman.   This was the first time LCHS had a completely freshman-casted ...

Winter Hazards Cause Concerns for Student Drivers

Winter Hazards Cause Concerns for Student Drivers

Brayleigh Walton, Staff Reporter

December 17, 2019

As LCHS students approach the “dog days” of winter, some students find it more difficult to navigate Lewis County’s rural roads than others. Lewis County is a rural county with many back roads and for some, even gravel roads. And, LCHS Superintendent, Dr. Robin Lewis, is the person responsible...

LCHS Welcomes New Staff Members, Three Full-Time Subs, and One Returning

LCHS Welcomes New Staff Members, Three Full-Time Subs, and One Returning

Sarah Nissel, Brayleigh Walton, and Emily Peters

October 21, 2019

At the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year, LCHS welcomed two new staff members and one returning.  Joining LCHS this year are: Mr. Tom Rogers, Ms. Laura Davis and Mrs. Joanna Barnette. LCHS currently has three full-time substitutes: Mrs. Marianne Oldaker, Mrs. Linda Goldsmith and Mrs. Laura Atha...

Suicide Prevention: Let’s Talk

Mallory Avington, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2019

September was National Suicide Prevention Month, and that should be celebrated to a certain extent. Though talking about suicide is a very difficult and sensitive subject, most teens agree that it is a subject that needs to be addressed. The time for addressing it is now.   Self-harm, the...

Minuteman Mondays: A Start to the Week

Minuteman Mondays: A Start to the Week

Riley Forinash and Megan Rhoades

October 8, 2019

Chants. Student Recognition. Cheers. Drones. Special Guests.  It’s just another Minuteman Monday.   Every Monday morning LCHS students gather in the gymnasium for a school assembly to kick off the start of the week. Principal Mr. John Whiston usually presides over the 5-10-minute event.  Many students have differing opinions towards this new idea brought to us by the LCHS staff.  Most a...

Freshman Insights

Freshman Insights

Makayla Ferguson, Gracie Pettit, and Emily Lybarger, Staff Reporters

September 18, 2019

For 200 people, August 14 became a new beginning, as new faces flooded the crowded freshman hallway.  Here are some insights that really put the fresh in freshman. Most ninth graders said they like high school more than the middle school.  However, they differ on why they like it better. For some,...

What Makes a “Good” Person “Good”?

What Makes a “Good” Person “Good”?

Nathan Holmes, Staff Reporter

September 12, 2019

When you think of a good person what comes to mind? Someone who is caring? Brave? Or, someone who questions authority?  What makes a “good” person “good”?  Many students and teachers said often a “good” person is seen doing compassionate, kind deeds for others.   “Being kind to animals and old people...

AFJROTC Off to A Successful Flight

AFJROTC Off to A Successful Flight

Riley Forinash

September 12, 2019

“Attention!”   In any given class period, more than a dozen AFJROTC cadets will stand at attention when this command is issued by an AFJROTC class leader.  This is just one of the many expectations of members of the LCHS Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC).  This f...

Minuteman Farms: CTE Class Gets Real

Minuteman Farms: CTE Class Gets Real

Elisabeth Wilfong, Minutemen farms

September 4, 2019

Goats! Pigs! Steers! Oh my! It's not a scene from The Wizard of Oz, but a scene from Mrs. Diana Garrett's 8th Period Minuteman Farms class; it is part of the Agriculture CTE curriculum for LCHS. Students in Garrett's 9-12 class operate their own farm; this is a 365-day-a-year job with students...

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