Senior Nights

Senior night 

Destiny Lewis


     Four years, four years of friendships, four years of winning and losing four years of crowds cheering their names, four years of being a part of a team, a family. But the time has come to say goodbye, it’s a farewell and a celebration. 

     Senior night at Lanphier High School gives students a chance to honor the seniors in fall sports and activities for representing our school to the best of their ability for four long years. It gives the seniors a chance to say goodbye, to the field, the coaches, and most importantly the teams. 

     “Senior night is a wonderful opportunity to honor their (the teams) hard work for four years at Lanphier and appreciate their parents for helping them achieve their goals,” said Mr. Chris Hampsey the athletic director at LHS. 

     On October 19, Lanphier’s football team played against Rochester, and during the game, the football team, the band, the golf team, flags and the tennis team were all recognized for their hard work. The students were escorted by a parent or loved one, and each of their names were read aloud. They were handed a rose and shook hands with Dr. Artie Doss and other staff members. 

     The band got to participate, walk down and shake hands but did not receive roses which people found strange, but when speaking to Caroline Cochrane(12)she said that the band really didn’t mind.

     “They asked us (the band) if we would be upset if we didn’t get roses, and we said no because the band will have their own senior night at our last concert.” 

     There were a few teams missing during the ceremony, the cheerleaders and the poms will be recognized when the winter sports have their senior night. The night was a blast, so make sure you check out the next senior night. 

School Bookfair

Aysa Williams


October 21-28 was book fair week. The book fair arrived, with many fun gidgets and gadgets such as scented highlighters, calculators that look like chocolate bars, cool pencils, posters, and most importantly books! The book fair was open from 8:24 – 3:17 each day. This was Lanphier High School’s first book fair, in about 10 years. The goal was to sell 125 books which is almost equivalent to the total of $700, and if this goal is reached the school will receive 55% of the money back. This money will be used to spend on new nonfiction books for the school library. 

Although the book fair business hasn’t been too crazy, it has been on track to reach the goal. As of October, 22 Ms. Aly Corcoran, reported that they had sold 73 books, more than halfway to their goal. The library also offered coffee for $1.00, so that anybody could enjoy, no book purchase necessary. 

At the time of this article, Ms. Corcoran hadn’t bought any books yet, but definitely planned on buying some. She highly recommended “The Hate You Give” as one of the number one books in the book fair, that she had personally read so far. The book fair was and most definitely great for the students because it encouraged the students to read. They got the chance to actually hold, touch, and view the book before buying it. They get the elementary experience back, and it gave them such a big opportunity. 

“Ms. Corcoran has done a lot of impressive work, and I’m very excited that somebody could bring a book fair to a high school since it’s been so long that Lanphier has had one,” said Ms. Monique Davis.



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