3.1415926535897932384626433832795028841971693993…. you get the point, right? 𝝅 or pi is simply described as one half the perimeter of the circle. In algebra, pi is commonly rounded to 3.14. As a result, every year on March 14, pi day is celebrated in math classes and restaurants across the world. NBC’s article, Pi Day: 7 interesting facts about the most famous number in mathematics, was a pretty interesting read, check these cool facts about pi: Continue reading “𝝅 Day”
Black history month is highly recognized here at Lanphier High School. Every morning over the PA system, the student body is introduced to a significant black figure who has made it into the history books for their fame, achievement, and other inventions and accomplishments. Only in the United States is black history recognized. Continue reading “Black History Month”
“Last night, our girls defeated Rochester in Rochester’s home gym. They are headed to the Regional Championship! Tip off is at 7 p.m. in Rochester. These girls need our support. Let’s show them some love on Valentine’s Day and cheer them on to victory!”-Ms. Vargas
Lanphier is known for our great basketball team, making it to state just two years ago, and winning the city tournament. Lanphier students, however, just do not seem to care enough to show their pride. Who is to blame? Is it the students? The teachers? Continue reading “The lack of spirit is real at Lanphier”
Due to the recent weather cancellations, there have been several additional “emergency days” added to the school calendar. The final day of school is scheduled to be June 3, 2019. But seniors graduate on June 1, 2019. As of February 13, it was decided, final exams will be May 29, 30, and 31, or that Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Juniors and underclassman will be expected to return to school Monday, June 3 for attendance purposes. Seniors will not return after graduation. Continue reading “Jennifer Gill: What goes into a weather cancellation”
The year 2018 has been wild. Lanphier has seen many administration changes, the county tax bill passed to help the local schools with facility costs, Mr. Adam Lopez was arrested and Turkey Tournaments were changed around. To top it off there has been some really wild weather. It seems like there are only two seasons in central Illinois, boiling hot and frigid cold. To recap the year, we would like to provide to you, the top 10s of 2018. Continue reading “Top 10s of 2018”
Seniors took a field trip downtown during the practice SAT for underclassmen. Students had the option to go to this, job shadow, go to a college, or work.
Black Friday is going to be whipping around the corner real shortly. Black Friday is an informal name for the day after Thanksgiving. This year Black Friday falls on November 23, and the deals are hot! Continue reading “Black Friday”