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Do Students at LHS Respect Other Cultures?

November 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Past years at LHS have seen confederate flags fly high on the back of trucks in the parking lot. Christmas trees are decorated in the hallways in December, without a menorah or Kinara in sight. The rich cultures of Native Americans and early African Americans are taught in mere weeks, while European hist...

Spotlight on Jesus Ortega

Spotlight on Jesus Ortega

Ashley Tindall

November 1, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion

Jesus Ortega is not your average senior. His experiences in another country, combined with his positive attitude and passion for soccer, have all made him the senior he strives to be. Ortega is bilingual, and after living in Mexico, he picked up unique tips and tricks for speaking Spanish. From ...

Press On

Press On

Joey O'Kelly

October 15, 2018


Filed under Opinion

I have a confession to make – I am an addict… to the news, that is. Every day, I set my alarm for 35 minutes before I have to get up so I have enough time to read through the headlines of my Apple News app, along with the trending stories on social media. I have this overwhelming need to always kno...

Repressed Representation

Repressed Representation

Paige Twenter

October 15, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Stop. Squint your eyes. Grab your remote and reverse the movie. Oh, I see it now. The minimal amount of screen time a LGBTQ+ relationship gets in a movie. Do you remember that hint in “Mamma Mia” (spoilers ahead) that Harry was gay after that weird, coded 30 second conversation? Or later, when he...

Are Students at LHS Politically Aware?

Sidney Lowry

October 15, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Among the LHS student body, political ideas are hot topics in a lot of conversations. For those conversations to happen, one might assume that students are politically aware. The definition of aware from Oxford dictionary is to be “concerned and well-informed about a particular situation or devel...

Letter From the Editor

Letter From the Editor

Paige Twenter

September 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Butterflies in your stomach? Your palms sweating? Your heart skipping a beat? Really, who came up with these crazy descriptions of stress? Stress isn’t some cliche attribute - yet it is a feeling all of us have experienced. At LHS, we’ve all - or will - feel stress. It may not be a rollercoaster/tarantula/haunted-house...

Senior Columns

Senior Columns

Riley Kelley, Jenna Spence, Teegan Saunders, Daryl Gichui, Aaron Jones

May 21, 2018


Filed under Opinion

   Riley Kelley: Warning - Sappy Content - University of Arkansas    There is nothing that could’ve prepared me for what it feels like to sit down and write my final column for The Bell. It’s a whirlwind of emotions, from being relieved about not having to PDF pages this time around - don...

Is it Acceptable to go to Prom without a Date?

Is it Acceptable to go to Prom without a Date?

Editorial by Regan Johnston

May 21, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The Bell staff discusses whether it is socially acceptable to attend prom alone.

At Your Fingertips

At Your Fingertips

Riley Kelley

April 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

   Sitting in Music Appreciation a couple weeks ago, Dr. Wrolstad mentioned the opioid epidemic and I immediately straightened up in my chair. I was intrigued by the conversation, as he began warning us of the dangers of using prescription drugs as teenagers and the damage it can do to our prefronta...

The Internet May Be The Most Dangerous Drug-Dealer Of All

The Internet May Be The Most Dangerous Drug-Dealer Of All

Riley Kelley

April 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion

   After renewing the public health emergency declaration for the opioid crisis in January (now running through April) and then signing into law the Interdict Act, President Donald Trump and Congress continue to push forward in attempting to stem the tide of the opioid epidemic. The Bipartisan Bud...

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