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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...

Code Blue Creates Scare At LCHS

Code Blue Creates Scare At LCHS

Nathan Holmes, Writer

January 8, 2020

Five students from LCHS were transported to Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital (SJMH) for having an adverse reaction to prescription medications that were brought to school and distributed by a student December 2, 2019.  A Code Blue was called at about 1:30 p.m. following the reports of students having adverse reactions to prescription medication(s).   The students involved were mostly freshmen including the student who brought the unauthoriz...

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...

Graduation Cap Policy Stands

Graduation Cap Policy Stands

Lindsay Wiant

December 17, 2019

As the class of 2020 prepares to walk across the stage May 17, there has been a debate on whether the students will be allowed to decorate their graduation caps or not. The senior class members attempted to get the administration on board with a policy change which would allow students to decorate...

Manchin’s Works to Improve Broadband Access in LC and WV

Manchin’s Works to Improve Broadband Access in LC and WV

October 31, 2019

Closing the digital divide and increasing access to high-speed broadband service in Senator Joe Manchin's home state of WV is a a top priority. Manchin's press release stated that this is among the senator's top priorities. As part of this effort, Manchin toured central WV, with a community and...

Sen. Manchin Visits LCHS and Enlists Help

Sen. Manchin Visits LCHS and Enlists Help

Mallory Avington, Contributing Writer

October 28, 2019

Senator Joe Manchin and FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel spoke to upperclassmen in an approximately 45-minute assembly. A handful of members of the community also attended including many civic and elected government leaders. "Your voice is important," Manchin told those in attendance.  He ...

Intersection Draws Concern to LC Community

Intersection Draws Concern to LC Community

Nathan Holmes, Writer

October 15, 2019

Tragedy struck within feet of the LCHS campus August 31.  Two people were killed in a fatal wreck at the Minuteman Drive intersection with Rt. 19.   Tragedy struck within feet of the LCHS campus August 31.  Two people were killed in a fatal wreck at the Minuteman Drive intersection with Rt. 1...

New Cell Policy: Split Between Faculty and Students

New Cell Policy: Split Between Faculty and Students

Liz Paugh and Megan Rhodes

October 10, 2019

Students and faculty members find themselves on opposite ends of a new school policy.  Most students do not like the new cell phone policy, while most faculty members like the new policy which restricts students from carrying, and subsequently, using cell phones during class time.   The new policy stat...

Constitution Week: A Huge Success

Constitution Week: A Huge Success

September 19, 2019

Students and teachers alike said the History Department-sponsored Constitution Week was a huge success. The event kicked off Minuteman Monday (September 16) and featured patriotic music, prizes, and a trivia contest in front of the school. Several local government and civic leaders attended the...

Candids: LCHS Shows Support for Alex Miller

Candids: LCHS Shows Support for Alex Miller

Lindsay Wiant, Photographer

September 18, 2019

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Bathroom Upgrades

Bathroom Upgrades

Emily Peters and Brayleigh Walton

September 10, 2019

  For more than two decades, the LCHS restrooms have been in daily use, and like most over-used items, most believe the restrooms are in need of an upgrade.   LCHS Principal Mr. John Whiston agrees with the need and said there is a plan.  However, he said the biggest obstacle to remodeling...

Minuteman Market Abolished

Minuteman Market Abolished

Nathan Holmes

September 10, 2019

The 2019-2020 school year kicked off with many changes for LCHS.  One of those changes is the school store or the Minuteman Market is closed for the duration of the school year.   Most students said this was a negative change, and that they miss the school store.  “It’s stupid,” Tyler Moore, senior, said.  A few students were indifferent about the closing.  “I really don’t care,” Devin Everitts, junior, said.  S...

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