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Do students make their high school career count?

Daisy Smith

May 29, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Staff Vote : Yes: 15   No: 6 As the year draws to a close, many seniors start to reflect on their past few years of high school. The LHS Bell staff started this discussion by asking the teachers of LHS their thoughts on the question. Many teachers said the same thing- they weren’t sure. On one han...

Talk the talk

Talk the talk

Paige Twenter

April 25, 2019


Filed under Opinion

I can’t remember the first TEDx Talk I ever watched but I can easily describe watching one. While you’re mindlessly scrolling through YouTube, hoping for something to catch your attention, you randomly click on a TEDx Talk you’ve wanted to see for a while. After listening to the first ...

It’s Getting Hot in Here

It’s Getting Hot in Here

Haley Stephenson, Delaney Tarpley, and Ashley Tindall

April 25, 2019


Filed under Opinion

With snow flurries in Los Angeles and melting ice caps at the North Pole, around the globe it appears the climate is changing. Everyone has a different opinion on the definition of climate change. Some call it a natural occurrence that will be solved on its own, while others call for action ...

Transcend, Transform, Transition

Transcend, Transform, Transition

Joey O'Kelly

April 23, 2019


Filed under Opinion

In less than six months, I will be transformed into a college student, transported five hours away, and to be transparent, I’m shook to the core about it. I’ll be leaving my hometown, my people and the life I have been accustomed to these past 18 years. Luckily for me, transitions are nothi...

Are students at LHS environmentally aware?

Haley Stephenson

April 23, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Staff Vote  -  Yes: 8   No: 12 In the year 2019 alone, snow fell in Los Angeles and the temperature of the North Pole rose 36 degrees above average. The Huffington Post said, one and a half acres of forest was cut down every second and ocean pollution grew to 19 billion pounds of garbage. ...

Fresh Coffee, Old Memories

Fresh Coffee, Old Memories

Paige Twenter

April 3, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Waking up a mere hour after the sun rises is not ideal, but I do it every day to beat the crowd for my one and only true love: coffee. I started my fondness (or addiction) for the drink in fourth grade - I know, way too young - on a family vacation to Boston. My dad and I always make a point ...

I Miss Pangea

I Miss Pangea

Joey O'Kelly

April 1, 2019


Filed under Opinion

I wish it was still the good ol’ days when it was just one big landmass and I could drive from one end of the land to the other. Unfortunately, the Pangea days are long gone and I’ll have to stick with wherever my Joebaru (yes, I named my car after myself) can drive me. Though I’ve had my...

In media, are men and women equally represented?

Zahra Khan

April 1, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Equality - this is an important topic, especially when it is applied to men and women. In honor of Women’s History Month, The Bell staff sat down and discussed the differences in how men and women are portrayed in our society today. In recent times, news channels have displayed big headlines o...

I is for Influential

I is for Influential

Danny Johnston, Zahra Khan, and Sidney Lowry

April 1, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Students look up to other strong men and women in their community for inspiration and influence. There are many influential women and role models around the world, but there’s also a group of women at LHS who influence their students. Counselor Nikki Duncan After going through meetings and answering ...

Revoke my Man Card

Revoke my Man Card

Joey O'Kelly

February 26, 2019


Filed under Opinion

   Do you identify as a male? Are you sick and tired of being told to “be a man,” when showing signs of weakness, femininity, or emotions in general? If so, you may be experiencing toxic masculinity.    Toxic masculinity is a problematic idea promoted by everybody’s B.F.F., the patriarchy. The ter...

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