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  • The CTE Plague If football is in your past, CTE might by in your near future. What is CTE? Sounds menacing, right? That's because it is. Chronic traumatic
  • Bobonos Since the beginning of man's history as we know it, we have never been able to avoid conflict. Whether in mythology or modern day, humankind
  • Wednesday’s Disaster If you had asked me last week what I would have been doing this Wednesday, I probably would have said wake up, go to school, go to swim prac
  • Wicked!! The story is centered around Elphaba, the misunderstood, smart, and fairy girl of emerald-green skin who grows up  to become famous Wicked
  • Tehama County Shooting Horror stuck once again on Tuesday, November 14th as a gunman killed four people and injured ten more in Tehama, California. Despite the cas
  • Crisis in Yemen With all the tragedy surrounding the United States, it can be hard to see past ourselves into the world. Unfortunately, when one looks past
  • Iran-Iraq Earthquake Tehran Iran, at least 452 were killed and thousands (7,100) after a powerful earthquake struck near the border of Iran and Iraq late Sunday.
  • The Irony of Black Friday With each passing year, Thanksgiving is cherished tradition where time falls away, routine schedules are momentarily ignored, and plans are
  • Friday November 17, 2017
  • Ranger Athletic Showcase On November 30, Lakewood High School and the Lakewood City Schools invite you to the Purple & Gold Ranger Rally in the new gym at 6 pm t
  • 1.5 Trillion Dollar Tax Cut Passes The House passed a bill recently that will cut taxes nationally by 1.5 trillion. However, do not go popping bottles over this. This tax c
  • Did A Girl Just Walk Into the Boys’ Bathroom? “Did a girl just walk into that stall?” Do not be alarmed. They mean you no harm. You were offset because the young man that walked i
  • Thursday November 16, 2017
  • Your Rape and Sex Jokes are Not Funny “Hey, wanna smash?” screamed a group of jeering boys from their car window as they drove home with St. Edwards Catholic High School stic
  • Music Marathon Sponsorship Drive If you are involved in or know any orchestral musician at LHS, you've probably heard, played in, or went to a Music Marathon in the past. Yo

Daily Announcements

  • Friday November 17, 2017
    Congratulations to our PBIS winners for the week!  Ebony Bradford, Dianna Browne, Haedena Capas, Nathan Cochran, Alison
  • Thursday November 16, 2017
    This is a reminder that as of November 1, 2017, if you are not in your 1st period classroom by 8:00 AM, you will receive
  • Wednesday November 15, 2017
    This is a reminder that as of November 1, 2017, if you are not in your 1st period classroom by 8:00 AM, you will receive
  • Tuesday November 14, 2017
    This is a reminder that as of November 1, 2017, if you are not in your 1st period classroom by 8:00 AM, you will receive
  • Monday November 13, 2017
    This is a reminder that as of November 1, 2017, if you are not in your 1st period classroom by 8:00 AM, you will receive
  • Thursday November 9, 2017
    This is a reminder that as of November 1, 2017, if you are not in your 1st period classroom by 8:00 AM, you will receive

News

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    The CTE Plague
    If football is in your past, CTE might by in your near future. What is CTE? Sounds menacing, right? That’s because
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    Tehama County Shooting
    Horror stuck once again on Tuesday, November 14th as a gunman killed four people and injured ten more in Tehama, Califor
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    Crisis in Yemen
    With all the tragedy surrounding the United States, it can be hard to see past ourselves into the world. Unfortunately,
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    Iran-Iraq Earthquake
    Tehran Iran, at least 452 were killed and thousands (7,100) after a powerful earthquake struck near the border of Iran a
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    The Irony of Black Friday
    With each passing year, Thanksgiving is cherished tradition where time falls away, routine schedules are momentarily ign
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    1.5 Trillion Dollar Tax Cut Passes
    The House passed a bill recently that will cut taxes nationally by 1.5 trillion. However, do not go popping bottles over

Featured Athlete

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    Athlete of The Week: Joe Burtzlaff
    Dedication, determination, drive–a few words that Joe Burtzlaff builds foundation upon, a few words that have allo
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    Featured Athlete: Victoria Gregg
    Victoria Gregg is a senior at Lakewood High School. Her freshman year she played volleyball in the fall, then in the spr
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    Senior Year: Fun and Serious
    Audra Tuleta is a student athlete at Lakewood High School. She plays soccer and softball. She began playing soccer when
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    Nick Bamin
    Nick Bamin is an eighteen year old  Senior at Lakewood High school, he just started coming to Lakewood schools this yea
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    Saher Hamdan
    Saher Hamdan is just finishing up her junior year at Lakewood High School. Saher is a very involved athlete at Lakewo
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    Featured Athlete: Adnan Abdic
    Adnan Abdic, a senior at Lakewood High, will be capping off his final season of track this weekend and should be extreme

Sports

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    History Made at NYC Marathon
    This past Sunday, November 5, the New York City Marathon took place, and history was made. For the first time in four de
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    St. Ignatius Wins the Holy War 17-10
    Saturday, October 28th, was the Holy War, the annual football game between the two religious high schools in the Clevela
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    LHS Boys Soccer vs. St. Ignatius
    On Saturday, October 28th, an emotional battle took place between two top high school teams, the St. Ignatius Wildcats w
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    End of Fall Sports
    As October comes to a close, many of the fall sports here at Lakewood High school are coming to a close as well. It seem
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    Lakewood Wins by 3
    After a 17 game dry spell, Lakewood High School made an underdog style comeback against the Westlake Demons on Friday th
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    The Indian’s Loss
    Many Cleveland residents were shocked by the devastating Indians loss to the New York Yankees. It was made worse by the

Lakewood Life

Opinion

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    Did A Girl Just Walk Into the Boys’ Bathroom?
    “Did a girl just walk into that stall?” Do not be alarmed. They mean you no harm. You were offset because the young
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    Your Rape and Sex Jokes are Not Funny
    “Hey, wanna smash?” screamed a group of jeering boys from their car window as they drove home with St. Edwards Catho
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    Physical Punishment on Children
    We have long known that the way you are treated as a child will surely affect the way you behave later on in life. One o
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    OPTIMISM
    With all the tragedy and heartbreak engulfing the world, it can be hard to have hope; positivity is rarely found as orga
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    Abuse in LGBT Relationships
    The twenty-first century has marked a great deal of growth for the LGBT community. With that young LGBT kids have been c
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    Birth Control
    Wild sex or uncontrollable periods? Whatever you use birth control for is your business. With all the controversy surrou

Focus

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    Bobonos
    Since the beginning of man’s history as we know it, we have never been able to avoid conflict. Whether in mytholog
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    Bill Gates Invests in Alzheimer’s Research
    For decades, Alzheimer’s disease has stumped doctors and researchers trying to find a cure. It is the most common
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    The Most Popular Halloween Costumes of 2017
    As the spooky season leaves us (and the Christmas season seeming to start a little too soon), many have fond memories of
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    Commercialism in Christmas
    Many people are beginning to dismiss the rest of the fall season in favor of dragging out their Christmas decorations an
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    LUSH Cosmetics Unveils Holiday Products
    With Halloween and Christmas both coming up, many companies have pulled out all the stops to bring holiday joys to their
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    Iceland
    Iceland is home to stunning, cascading waterfalls,  lush green pastures, glaciers and breathtaking mountains. If the co

Person of the Week

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    Person of the Week: Meghan Young
    Meghan Young is a senior at Lakewood High School. She is a great overall student. She has maintained very good grades th
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    Teacher Profile: Autumn Sabin
    Many think their teachers will have no back-story, that they had a clear idea and a simple path to their current point.
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    Team Erin
    Lakewood High School junior Erin Black has a painful genetic disease called Charcot Marie Tooth (better known as CMT). S
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    Student of the Week: Will Adams
    Will Adams is a junior at Lakewood High School.  He is a very good student overall.  He has maintained very good grade
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    Lakewood’s Angel: Anne Giffels
    On Friday September 1st, 2017, Lakewood tragically lost one of its greatest influences to  breast cancer–Mrs. An
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    Hannah Cogar
    Hannah Cogar, a senior is Lakewood High School’s Person of the Week. She is a motivated,  kind and benevolent per

Arts & Entertainment

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    Wicked!!
    The story is centered around Elphaba, the misunderstood, smart, and fairy girl of emerald-green skin who grows up  to b
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    Thor: Ragnarok Review
    Thor: Ragnarok is the newest film inside the Marvel Cinematic Universe and stars Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate B
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    Happy Death Day Review
    As Halloween rolls around, many people are looking for a way to get into the holiday spirit. And while trick-or-treating
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    Stranger Things Season 2
    The wait is finally almost over: Stranger Things Season 2 is arriving on Netflix October 27, which is this Friday. I for
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    Barnstormers Macbeth
    Lakewood High has been a center to allow the arts to thrive and with that, started a new chapter of that legacy. The new
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    Calling all Disney Fans: Expect New Movies!
    A few times a year, the Box Office explodes with dollars from new Disney films. Fans are always anticipating the next mo

Creative Corner

  • Anna
    I open my eyes to Sunday morning sunlight dripping through the windows, collecting on my bedroom’s wooden floor like a
  • “Carnival” by Haley Schultz
      My hands were placed lightly on the wheel so I didn’t appear to be the crazy mom who holds onto her steering wh
  • “Carnival” by Destiny Koestler-Blondeaux
    The car ride was long and boring. I couldn’t wait to get to the Carnival. My mom kept blabbering the whole way there.
  • “Carnival” by Alex Larson
      8am. My alarm goes off and I don’t want to get up ,but My boyfriend ,Mark, yanks me out of bed with breakfast r
  • “The Journey” by Usha Baniya
    “True police officer fights, not because he hates what’s in front of him …. Because he love who stand behind him.
  • “The Journey” Umesh Biswa
      “Sometimes being a brother is even better than a being a superhero.” My story begins at the other side of the

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