Mendiola, currently a junior at LHS, spent the first eight years of her life in the Philippines, an island country in Southeast Asia. Surrounded by cousins, grandparents, friends, and other family members, she lived an enjoyable childhood. Mendiola shares a closer relationship with her cousins than most, saying that “they feel more like siblings.” However, her tight-knit relationships proved to be a double-edged sword, as her love for her family only made Mendiola miss them more when she moved to the United States. Although she spent the following five years with her parents in America, she would return to her
At a school that offers 165 courses, with an 8-block schedule and 920 students, scheduling conflicts seem inevitable. For LHS guidance counselor Mr. Michael Rosemond, about 15% of his 200 students deal
On Tuesday, October 12th, a survey was conducted during third lunch to gather data of where students get their information. A total of 145 students participated, and the results were very telling.
Senior Aiden Cass is Longmeadow High School’s sixth annual 2022 Poetry Out Loud Champion. Cass recited “Where the Wild Things Go” by D. Gilson before a panel of five judges on January
The second installment of the “Dark Night” trilogy is the most well-crafted superhero film I have ever seen, with superb acting that will shake you to your very core. The Joker (Heath
Songwriter Billie Eilish has always been in the spotlight. The teenage celebrity got famous after releasing her beautiful 2015 track, “Ocean Eyes”, chock-full of emotion and sorrow—and her fame has continued to
The first season of You follows Joe, a bookseller who goes to strange lengths to lure in Guinevere Beck, an innocent hopeless romantic. Joe will do anything and everything to keep her
In “K12”, her sophomore album, Melanie Martinez offers her commentary on the society we live in. Her visuals are airy, interspersed with pleasing pastel color schemes, but her lyrics and music resonate
“John Wick, fourteen million. Open contract is now in effect. All services are suspended” the SwitchBoard Operator says robotically, “And away we go” remarks Winston, with a slight pain in his eyes.
Folkore by Taylor Swift (stylized in all lowercase) is a phenomenal musical masterpiece. Opening the album with a piano, the 1, starts off the album with a joyful sound and vibe, the
As the colorful lights start to flash, an anxious audience trembles with excitement and anticipation. Out of nowhere, a mysterious, monotone voice comes over the loudspeaker causing the slew of fans to
Many know Mr. John Pantuosco as a teacher in the Business Department here at Longmeadow High School. However, this fall, he took on the role of the boy’s varsity soccer coach and
Longmeadow High School’s female and male cross country teams, though separate on paper, accomplished a plethora of feats this past fall together; it was a year that distinguishes itself from all others.
Is there life after high school? Those of us still struggling through “the best years of our lives“ certainly hope so. According to Ralph Keyes, author of Is There Life After High
Here we are in November, so many months after Tommy Li, arguably Longmeadow’s best ever runner, broke the school record in the mile with the time of 4:21, and yet the Track
Mr. Timothy Allen, Longmeadow High School Girl’s Basketball head coach and principal of Birchland Park Middle School in East Longmeadow, suffered a massive heart attack on July 24, 2021. Well-known as a
“Calculus is trivial”. The phrase doesn’t even make sense. How can something as quintessential to modern society as calculus be of little importance? If calculus isn’t important, why is it taught all
Wyatt Tallaksen Photo by Ivy Pohl Wyatt Tallaksen, a senior running back on the LHS varsity football team, finished his junior season with an impressive 239 rushing yards and two touchdowns. Thus
Upon the invention of the World Wide Web in 1989 by Tim Berners-Lee,the internet has made its way into the orthodoxy of everyday life. Neverbefore has history seen such a rapid advance