Graduating year is fast approaching and in the minds of many high school students, especially those born to the working-class, the niggling question still remains: How am I going to pay? Well, you’re in luck, because there are actually many opportunities available for you while you are still in high school. Many of which could transfer into college scholarships, help with financial aide, and, when the time comes, could help you earn a job that could better your overall life.
The Lanphier Roar is back, online, and it wants to hear your voice on anything and everything you deem appropriate to be included into the newspaper for your fellow peers, and the world, to see. Be it funny, fantastic, whimsical, creative, musical or artistic, we want to hear you!
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You are at a party. The house is crowded, full of people, and out of the 50 plus people there, you only know one other person.
Though Halloween is long-since past that does not mean the celebrating necessarily ends at the stroke of midnight for all people. Though traditionally raised Roman-Catholic on both the Sicilian and Irish sides of my family, a cultural practice we still uphold is the yearly celebration of the pagan holiday Samhain.
The new season of sickness, coats, snow, and cloudy skies has rolled around. This season is one that most people dislike, and its name is winter.
During winter, we mostly think about making snowmen and/or drinking hot chocolate while sitting inside the house and reading a book, cozy, under a blanket. What never comes to mind is swimming, beams from the sun, laughing and enjoying the bright blue sky above us.
Have you ever felt scared to ask someone out, make the first move, or even just saying hi to the person you like? Well, don’t be. Just go for it! If you get a positive response, that is fantastic! If not, just stay positive and move on.
Pet Peeves. Everyone has them, and teachers are no exception. This is a list of pet peeves Lanphier High School’s staff has.
According to information released by SIU School of Medicine on October 30, 2017, the Association of American Medical Colleges expects a potential shortage of 40,000 – 100,000 physicians by the year 2030. A proactive preparatory program in Springfield aims to combat that trend by boosting interest in medicine during the high school years.
It is a well known tradition all around the United States that the boy asks the girl to a dance or on a date. There is that one dance you have all probably heard of where the boy is asked by the girl instead. For those of you who have not heard of it, this dance is called the Sadie Hawkins Dance. This is an informal dance where the girl invites the boy as her date. Many people question the dance, asking who is this Sadie Hawkins they talk about?
Here’s the story behind it.