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
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“Goin’ to Carolina in my mind…”
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…”
Remembering Gary Mauller
Gary Mauller wasn't born in Lancaster, but there are few people who epitomized the hard work and humility that Glass City exudes than he did. During a 47-year career with Lancaster City Schools, Mauller served as a teacher, coach, principal, athletic director and school board member, but the title he held unofficially is what seems … Continue reading Remembering Gary Mauller
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When is a jail tour not a jail tour?
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?
LCS Technology Plan
A quick word from Lancaster City Schools superintendent Steve Wigton: Lancaster City Schools will implement a new technology plan in 2017-18. Under this plan, the iPads for all LHS students will be replaced with Chromebooks at the start of next school year. In addition, all junior high students will be issued Chromebooks to begin the … Continue reading LCS Technology Plan