Ask any school administrator, teacher, or parent what the top priority is for their school, and they will tell you it’s the students’ safety. This has been the case for as long as schools have been around, but the theories behind how to best accomplish this are evolving at a rapid pace. Staying on top … Continue reading School Safety and Student Mental Health
To hear Lorenzo Lopez speak about his art is like witnessing a torrential downpour forced through a single spigot. It's not the speed at which he talks; it's that each carefully chosen word spoken about his passion projects seems to carry the weight of three. Despite never studying art as a child, Lopez combined a … Continue reading Visiting Artist Brings Life And Love Through His Art
For the first time in nearly 30 years, the students at Lancaster High School didn't have Jack Greathouse there to greet them when they start school. Greathouse, who has served as a phys ed teacher, head basketball coach, assistant principal and finally principal instead is greeting a different group of kids to a different building. … Continue reading “Goin’ to Carolina in my mind…”
The irony didn't seem to jump out to too many other people, but I kept shaking my head as I took in the surroundings: two-dozen of the brightest Lancaster High School students touring an incredibly high-tech, highly planned construction project... that just happens to be a jail. Hearing that high school students were going to … Continue reading When is a jail tour not a jail tour?
Who knew the role of "media consumer" would be so difficult? First, the introduction of the 24-hour news cycle means we are bombarded with news, spin, figures, opinions and video all day. There is simply too much to take in. Now we have the looming threat of "fake news": stories that are either outright lies … Continue reading LHS Journalism Class Prepares Students For a Challenging Career