Today, Mr. Erik Welchan's first period guitar class treated students to some "holiday favorites."
The guitar class is designed as a beginner course. Most students had never played a guitar before. Studdents in the class include: Dominic Axe-Cross, Eryn Donnelly, Erin Kuntz, Lucas Mosny, Matthew O'Neil, Nickolas Salgado, Reid Seiders, Emily Sidelinger, Madison Swope, and Samantha Tropp.
The 30 minute concert was attended by several homeroom classes.
Lampeter-Strasburg High School student Gabrielle Marie Chapman is an inspiration to many who are blessed to get the chance to know her. As a friend of Gabrielle's (known by many as Gabby) I can say that she is the most kind-hearted and brave person I know. In this article, I will be sharing with you the astonishing story of her battle with brain cancer.
At just the age of two, Gabrielle was diagnosed with medulloblastoma a type of brain cancer. This type of cancer can spread to the spinal cord or to other parts of the brain.
Gabrielle's parents about 12 years ago at Penn State Hershey Medical Center were given this terrible news. Gabrielle's cancer was found on an MRI after she had received a CT scan from falling and hitting her head just two days before.
The doctors at Hershey Medical Center had found a 4-centimeter brain tumor towards the base of young Gabrielle's skull. Gabrielle received brain surgery to remove the tumor shortly after. If not the doctors said it wo…
Yesterday, the Lampeter-Strasburg High School Thespian Society inducted 22 new members. Their largest group ever! In a time-honored tradition, inductees are given crazy hats to wear.
New members include Anne Leaman, Mary Torres, Crosby Renninger, Izzy Brown, Delaney McCormick, Kiley Turner, Olivia Chartreau, Wren Miller, Anglea Savoca, Madeline Helm, Esther Landis, Erin Kuntz, Weston Weaver, Dom Brazzle, Josh Kirchner, Katlyn Miller, Rowen Krantz, Grant Kuhn, Sal Viscusi, Hannah Goss, Lexi Glass, and Taylor Straley.
On Friday, the Lampeter-Strasburg High School girls lacrosse varsity team took their places on the turf for their first game of the season against Red Land. The game started off strong and fast with Kelesy Kimmel scoring the first goal of the game in 13 seconds.
The intense tone of the game continued, but the execution wasn't always there. The girls had trouble controlling the speed of the game and seemed to play down the Red Land's level.
The scoring continued though, and the Pioneers quickly put an even bigger lead on the board. Mary Peticca, the senior goalie, had many amazing saves. It was looking like it was going to be a shut out, but in the last 30 seconds of the game, Red Land took an awful shot that somehow went in.
The weather as insane! The cold and wind sure did take a toll on the players...but also the parents! "Despite the cold and wind, it was exciting to see the girls play their first game of the season!" said Diane Hostetter, one of the many parent…