As the pandemic set in, schools suddenly had to revamp their technology infrastructure, not only to support online schooling but also to protect students and student data from internet attacks. This mammoth undertaking hasn’t been without issues. According to the Director of Information Technology at LPS, Mr. Nicholas Jorge, just a few weeks ago, Friday,
With the 1-year anniversary of COVID-19 passing in the month of March, schools, stores, and other activities have started to open up again. Along with schools, spring sports are looking to start
As vaccine rollout continues, educators in Massachusetts have struggled to find vaccine appointments, raising questions about whether the state’s strategy is fair to teachers. In a School Committee meeting on March 9th,
As the state instituted guidelines calling for a return of five-day, in-person learning in both middle and elementary schools, in Longmeadow, the high school will also be returning to five-day, in-person schooling
In 2018, former LHS student Brynn Cartelli won Season 14 of The Voice. This success was historic, as she was the youngest contestant ever to win the show. This week, Brynn released
The Close Community Coalition is holding its first ever P.S.A. contest. The topic is “What is your natural high?” and the goal is to focus on healthy alternatives to using substances (sports,
When the stock market closed in observance of New Years’ Day, Gamestop (NYSE: GME) was trading at about $18 per share. A few weeks later, the stock was trading at an astonishing
Yesterday, Longmeadow Senior Luke Norman was interviewed by Peter Slen during a call in segment on CSPAN shortly after President Biden’s Prime Time address to the nation.
This Monday, March 8th, students in 10th grade in Cohorts A and B began returning as part of a new Cohort E for four days a week in-person learning. There are now
In a public service announcement Town Moderator Rebecca Townsend encourages eligible students to participate in local democracy at the long awaited Town Meeting Sunday May 16th.
After hard work on the part of clubs and committees the past few weeks, students like Junior Dylan Ratner, are excited to see the April 11th Community Cleanup event come to fruition,
Here’s what a typical classroom at LHS looks like right now: students sit at their desks six feet apart, while the teacher speaks to a less than full classroom and a computer
LPS has been approved by the state for the pooled testing program. The Superintendent and Town officials are now taking a look at implementing what Dr. O’Shea calls potentially “'another tool in
Cheers and roars filled the hockey arena last year around this time when Longmeadow brought down the previous Division III state champions, Wachusett, in the Division III semifinal. The Lancers were headed
However, the mental and emotional aspect of the game has been impacted because of the pandemic.
Editor’s Note: The Jet Jotter granted anonymity to protect sources who spoke about their experiences with depression. “The pandemic has definitely been a very stressful experience,” says an anonymous Senior who has
Massachusetts’ vaccination program has come under increasing scrutiny, especially in Western Mass where people like State Senator Lesser believe Springfield has got the short end of the stick. The complicated appointment process
Last Thursday, February 4th, during a routine meeting of the Longmeadow Coalition for Racial Justice Task Force, anonymous attendees of the public Zoom call unmuted themselves and unleashed a stream of anti-semetic
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many extracurricular activities have been forced to adapt and switch to an online setting. One such club is the “As School Match Wits” club, which has an
Last year, a swimmer at LHS would look around and see swimmers and coaches swarming the deck and the bleachers. As they gracefully dove, they would hear the cheers from their teammates
“Seniors have lost the most, they have the least amount of time left with us,” said Principal Mr. Tom Landers at the School Committee last night, February 9th. Superintendent Dr. Marty O’Shea