The Blue & Grey

  • October 17WV Officials to Visit LCHS Friday at 1 p.m. to Discuss Broadband, Internet in WV
  • October 15Wear Blue for BU...October 16
  • October 15State Officials to Visit LCHS Oct. 18
  • October 15Delaney Gump and Nic Kuhn named HoCo 2019 Queen, King Respectively

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...

Editorial: Traffic Light Needed at the “Bottom of the Hill”

Editorial: Traffic Light Needed at the “Bottom of the Hill”

Staff Editorial

October 16, 2019

The fatalities that occurred at the Minuteman Drive/Rt. 19 intersection over Labor Day weekend have sparked many emotions among the students, teachers, faculty and the public.   Many people believe that installing a traffic light "at the bottom of the hill" would reduce problems at the intersection.   We ag...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

50 Clubs Offered 2019-2020

50 Clubs Offered 2019-2020

Cassie Cook, Brooke Williams, Staff Reporters

September 9, 2019

For the first time in LCHS history, there are 50 clubs offered for students to join.    Clubs like YLA and Student Council to Robotics and Starbucks Club have been added as part of the club period offered twice a month on Thursdays.   “I was interested in the organizations and I want to support all of them,...

Schedule Changes Come to LCHS

Schedule Changes Come to LCHS

Sarah Nissel and Lindsay Wiant

September 9, 2019

The fourth time is a charm. For the fourth consecutive year, LCHS has a new bell schedule. And, most agree this schedule is the best one. “I like the eight-period schedule better because I can have more electives,”Joe Derico, junior, said. “I prefer the eight-period schedule,” Taylor...

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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