nice blue clear sky, with a little bit of dark clouds.
the trees look like very dark broccoli, and
the leaves are hanging on for dear life
Enigma is the 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
On February 6, the Lampeter-Strasburg Quiz Bowl team traveled north to face off against Cocalico in its sixth match of the season. Quiz Bowl is a best of three contest. Monday's match saw the Pioneers losing a close first round to the Eagles, 225-310. The Pioneers swiftly found redemption in the second round, soundly defeating Cocalico, 330 to 125. With a even split, the third round was going to be the decider. When the dust settled, L-S had won, hands down, with a score of 315 to 165 points. Overall, Cocalico scored 600 points falling well short of L-S's 870 The L-S Quiz Bowl team is currently ranked 13th out of 25 teams, sporting a record of eight rounds won and ten rounds lost. The team will soon see action again, with a tournament at Conestoga Valley on February 25 and playoffs at Manheim Township on February 28. --By Jarrett Emmerling, LS News reporter
Achieving straight As, or an unweighted GPA of 4.0, is the goal of many high school students. Getting straight As involves a lot of hard work, but it isn't impossible. Here is how I believe you can get all As. Do your homework. The number of students who do not do their homework shocks me. But doing your homework has many benefits and will help keep your grades up. Those five points you receive for a homework check matter, and when you get a 0 out of 5, it matters even more. Doing your homework also helps you learn the information, raising your test and quiz grades as well. Don't procrastinate. Procrastination is the downfall of many high school students who are capable of good grades. When you receive an assignment, do it ASAP. And when you are given the date of a test, start studying immediately instead of waiting and then cramming the night before. When you do this, you are likely to be less stressed, which increases the quality of the work you do. Don't put
Team in post game huddle (Cynthia Powell) Sometimes, it’s just not your night. It certainly wasn’t for the Pioneers on Thursday night at Millersville’s Seaber Stadium. The Section 1 champions Penn Manor, who defeated Solanco 10-1 on Tuesday night to reach the title game, were looking to end the Pioneer stranglehold on the league championship trophy. The first three innings of the game told the story for the night. Penn Manor put up nine runs on nine hits, including two home runs. One home run bounced off the glove of the right fielder and over the fence. “Everything went wrong,” said L-S skipper Earl Rutledge. “They hit the ball where we weren’t… they’re the best team in the area this year, along with us. You’re gonna have it happen once in a while.” Offensively, Ally Raub was the only bright spot for the Pioneers. She recorded two hits, including a double that knocked in the only Pioneer tally on the night. The Comets won the game 11-1, triggering the mercy rule in the 6th inning. “