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Enigma Weekend Edition: School from a different perspective

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School from a different perspective
By Aliza Howe

At a recent Enigma Club meeting, members went around the building photographing the school on their mobile devices attempting to capture L-S life in a way that people don't tend to see it. Here's one photo.


Enigma is an art and literary magazine. Staff membership is open to any interested high school student. Each year’s staff is formed at the beginning of that school year. The Enigma staff is responsible for all aspects of production, from writing and artwork selection to layout and publication tasks. Members are also required to attend Coffeehouse readings. Items intended for publication may be submitted to the faculty adviser, Mrs. Carol Allen-Gordon.

The Garden Spot FFA Attends the PA FFA 91st Mid-Winter Convention

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January 6th, 2020 - Members from the Garden Spot FFA Chapter at Lampeter-Strasburg High School attended the PA FFA 91st Mid-Winter Convention held at the PA Farm Show in the New Holland Arena. The Convention welcomed remarks from the PA Department of Agriculture, Secretary Russell Redding, and from the PA Department of Education, Secretary Pedro Rivera. Attendees also heard from the PSU Center for Professional and Personal Development, Dr. Kevin Curry, and a representative from the EPA.

The Convention is held to recognize a number of awards; new chapters, Honorary Keystone Degrees, the FFA Jacket Scholarship, special parent awards, the 2020 National Officer Candidate, and the Keystone Degree.

This year the Garden Spot FFA Chapter had five ninth-graders receive the FFA Jacket Scholarship. Members had to fill out an application and a 3-question essay. If chosen from the selection committee, members received a free jacket and a tie or scarf at the convention. This year 425 members from a…

Cocalico falls to Boys Basketball in 57-41 win

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Last night, the Lampeter-Strasburg Boys Basketball team traveled to Cocalico to challenge the Eagles. The Pioneers proved too much for Cocalico winning the game 57-41.

Austin Stoltzfus, Seth Beers, and Darin Landis distinguished themselves by scoring 14, 13, and 12 points respectively. 

Photos by Logan Thompson, LS News photographer



















Swim team dominates over Etown as both boys and girls take home a big W

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Yesterday, the Lampeter-Strasburg Swimming team hosted Elizabethtown at the L-S YMCA. Both the boys and girls teams took home the win. The boys won 125 to 39 and the girls also posted an impressive 102-68 victory.


Photos by Logan Thompson, LS News photographer
















Enigma Weekend Edition: School from a different perspective

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School from a different perspective
By Max Lagunas

At a recent Enigma Club meeting, members went around the building photographing the school on their mobile devices attempting to capture L-S life in a way that people don't tend to see it. Here's one photo.



Enigma is an art and literary magazine. Staff membership is open to any interested high school student. Each year’s staff is formed at the beginning of that school year. The Enigma staff is responsible for all aspects of production, from writing and artwork selection to layout and publication tasks. Members are also required to attend Coffeehouse readings. Items intended for publication may be submitted to the faculty adviser, Mrs. Carol Allen-Gordon.

Martin Meylin gets a female wrestler

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Lampeter-Strasburg has a fantastic wrestling team. The 9th graders are on the middle school team and being a freshman so am I.

What you don't know if that I'm a girl. Now being a girl on an all-boys team is fun. Some people think that I shouldn't wrestle with boys. I disagree.



The boys, for the most part, treat me like anyone else on the team. I have grown strong and have learned a lot from wrestling. Wrestling has become a big part of my life. Some boys are stronger than me and destroy me. But it makes me better. Wrestling isn't an easy sport just in general. The benefits are worth the effort you have to put into it.

I have wanted to wrestle since fifth grade, but I never said anything about it. Then in eighth grade, Mr. Franklin talked about an all-girls wrestling team. I knew I wanted to do it. My parents agreed, and I fell in love with the sport.

I decided to join the boy's team and don't regret it.

I may not be very good at wrestling, but I love it. We …