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Staff Report | Photos by Stephen Moreland    Friday, February 28, 2014
On Wednesday afternoon, nine current and former members of The Phillipian traveled to Lawrence High School to attend and participate in a round table discussion on thefuture of education between Head of School John Palfrey and Jeffrey Riley, Receiver of Lawrence High School.The Phillipian worked in collaboration with journalism students from Lawrence High School to write and ask the questions that steered the discussion. The discussionserved as a continuation of the “Cross Campus...
Staff Report    Friday, February 28, 2014
On Wednesday afternoon, nine current and former members of The Phillipian traveled to Lawrence High School to attend and participate in a round table discussion on thefuture of education between Head of School John Palfrey and Jeffrey Riley, Receiver of Lawrence High School.The Phillipian worked in collaboration with journalism students from Lawrence High School to write and ask the questions that steered the discussion. The discussionserved as a continuation of the “Cross Campus...
Liz Marie Ferreira and Brenda Prado | Ellie Blum and Lily Grossbard    Friday, December 13, 2013
LAWRENCE - “We never really know who someone lives with, who the adult in their life is,” said Ted Lombardi, current Assistant Principal of Humanities and Leadership Development High School (HLD). Lombardi said that adults at Lawrence High School (LHS) rarely assume that any student lives in a “typical” household of two parents and their children.In fact, the most recent U.S. census reports only 3,979 traditional nuclear families out of 77,326 live in Lawrence. Of those 77,326, 5,460 consist of...
Kimberly Jean-Charles | Ryan Brigden and Meera Patel    Thursday, December 12, 2013
LHS Students Balance School and JobsLAWRENCE -Unlike Andover students, the majority of students at Lawrence High School (LHS) work jobs after school. Student employment is commonplace at LHS, and one frequent complaint among students is the difficulty of balancing schoolwork - and sometimes unsympathetic teachers -- with a job. Students work for a variety of reasons, most either saving up for college or helping to support their families. Yoldalisa Rodriguez LHS ’14, 18, works 50 hours a week to...
Nikki Alvarez    Thursday, November 14, 2013
The excitement at Lawrence High’s Homecoming game and dance has been steadily dwindling throughout the years. Once an extravagant event and staple of social life in Lawrence, the Lancer Pride isn’t as loud as it used to be. “It’s not as big at Lawrence High as it was when I was in high school. It’s something that’s more important to other schools who generate stands filled to the brim with alumni and students,” said Jennifer Blanchard, the cheerleading coach and frequent Homecoming game...
Ryan Brigden, Eli Calzada, Dale Moquette and Kailash Sundaram    Thursday, November 14, 2013
Emily Ramos, LHS '16  Ramos has been in the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) program since her Freshman year. Q: What has shaped your perception of success? A: I think basketball has motivated me a lot, I’ve played it my whole life. It’s opened many doors for me; I’m trying out volleyball currently. Q: How do you think you can become successful? A: Just need to follow my dreams. Q: What are your dreams? A: To join the army. Q: How will you know...
Peyton Alie & Meera Patel    Thursday, November 14, 2013
Through the windows of Nathan Hale House, Alex Kim ’17 and Indiana Sobol ’17 can hear music blaring from the Pine Knoll dance just outside. It is September 28, one week after their segregated Junior-only dance. The Pine Knoll dance is their first opportunity to experience a dance with all four classes of Andover students. Kim and Sobol decide to join the crowd of dancing people. Around them, students appear to be minding their own business and enjoying themselves. Some are socializing on...
Staff Report    Thursday, October 31, 2013
William Lantigua, Mayor of Lawrence is looking renew his term in the November 5 elections. Lantigua is the first person to to hold three popularly elected positions--State Representative, Mayor and State Democratic Committee member--at once, according to the City of Lawrence website. Lantigua was first elected to the Massachusetts House of Representatives from the 16th Essex District in 2002, and then again in 2004, 2006 and 2008, according to the City of Lawrence’s website. Lantigua was...
Dale Moquette & Yeisme Gomez    Thursday, October 31, 2013
As a newcomer to the political stage, Dan Rivera is taking on current Mayor William Lantigua in the November 5 Lawrence mayoral elections. Both mayoral candidates have thrown themselves into active campaigning, trying to attract as much positive political attention as possible. Rivera, 42, who was born and raised in Lawrence, has strong ties to the Lawrence community. “I grew up here, I went to Lawrence High School class of 1989, I went to the Army right after high school,” said Rivera....
Idalys Montero    Thursday, October 31, 2013
“I love that I can make public art for the community by the community,” said Eric Allshouse, 40, local artist and teacher at Lawrence High School. This year, Allshouse literally took his art to the streets with the Lawrence Mural Arts Program after being inspired by the 3,500 murals installed by the City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program. “I’d like to get to that level,” said Allshouse. He led a group of students to create two large-scale murals in the city, one inspired by music and...
Photos by Emmie Avvakumova and Brenda Prado    Thursday, October 24, 2013
Cross Campus showcases stories written both by The Phillipian and journalism students at Lawrence High School. This week features profiles of writers from both schools. Peyton Alie, 16 Birthplace: Sudbury, Mass. Greatest accomplishment: Trying new things and becoming involved with activities I'm interested in while at Andover. Biggest challenge I face right now: Staying close to and involved with my family while at Andover. Where I'd like to be in three years...
Jason Paez And Brenda Prado     Thursday, October 10, 2013
LAWRENCE - Carlos Contreras, a national slam championship poet, held 400 Lawrence High School students spellbound with his poetry and personal stories on Wednesday. “At 17, I was angry and confused,” he told the audience, “And at 29 I am still a little confused.” This confusion, he said, is where he draws his poetic inspiration. “Life is hard to live. Simple things, like paying the bills and getting through life is a confusing thing,” said Contreras. “Poetry pays the bills, at least in...

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