The Blue & Grey

  • March 25All Extracurricular Activities Postponed, Cancelled, or Delayed Due to COVID-19 Precautions
  • March 25Cornovirus Closes School Indefinitely
  • March 13Spring Sports Halted Due to Coronavirus
  • March 12WVSSAC Postpones LCHS/Bridgeport Game
  • February 14Broadcast students earn $650 WV Broadcasters' Association Award

A Note From Mr. Whiston…

The always social Mr. Whiston was caught demonstrating social distancing before it was

Staff Reports

March 25, 2020

When this thing started we all thought we were protected by oceans. When it made it to the US, we thought we were protected by hills. What I’ve been thinking about is that we truly ALL in this together. Not just at LCHS or LC or WV or the US. We are ALL in this together on planet Earth. We need to...

Guest Artists Visit Art Classes

Makayla Ferguson, Emily Lybarger, Staff Reporters

March 24, 2020

Dr. Carol Williams and Mrs. Julia Bragg visited Mrs. Michele Simms' art classes, teaching them weaving techniques. They brought different weaving tools and some weaving example to show the classes. The classes will be doing hands-on weaving activities and learning the art of weaving. They hope to ...

Building Hope at LCHS

via Stock Photos

Mallory Avington

March 4, 2020

All it takes is a helping hand.  February 18 was a day of insight and empathy for more than 300 students and volunteers. The LCHS Freshman Class participated in an all-day anti-bullying campaign called Building Hope, sponsored by Bear Contracting in Bridgeport. The local program was co-sponsored b...

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

Senator Joe Minchin visited LCHS to discuss internet connectivity.

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

Internet connectivity continues to be a problem for WV residents.

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

Fatality: The intersection between US Rt. 19S and Minuteman Drive was the scene of a fatality last month.

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

No more phones:  LCHS Students are without cell phones during academic time.

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

History teacher Mr. Hunter McWhorter dressed as Uncle Sam for the Constitution Week Minuteman Monday September 24.

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...

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