Showing posts from August, 2018

Opinion: Tips on how to make your high school years the best years ever!

In My Own Words In this installment of  In My Own Words , freshman Cassie Meck gives her tips on making the best of now being in the high school. As school has just started up again, I thought that it would be a good idea to write about how to have a good experience in high school! High school is a lot different than being in middle school surrounded by  people are all younger than you. My hope is that high school will be an awesome experience for me, and I hope the same for you! So far, it has been awesome, so here are a few tips for you to be able to have an awesome time too!! Tip #1 Get yourself involved!  Being part of a group in your school like a band, choir, or club will help you to feel included and an important part in your school. It will also help you to make lots of good friends. I have been in the school band since fourth grade. I joined chorus when I was in seventh grade. Being part of these groups have been so rewarding. I met so many people that may have

Pioneers open season with 35-13 dub over Spring Grove

The excitement for the first game of the 2018 Lampeter-Strasburg Football season was palpable, and it started long before Friday night's kickoff against Spring Grove. In fact, had you driven past the high school before the start of the school you would have noticed the impromptu mini pep rally that formed in the student parking lot. Ultimately that excitement carried the Pioneers to a 35-13 non-league victory over Spring Grove. The teams appeared evenly matched on the gridiron for much of the first half half with the scores tied at 7-7. It wasn't until Joe Underwood made a five-yard touchdown with less than nine minutes left in the second quarter that L-S began to break away. Soon later, the Pioneers blocked an extra point attempt by Spring Grove to command the lead 14-13. The Pioneers went on to score three more touchdowns and prevented their opponents from finding the in-zone again. Come support the Pioneers on Friday, August 31 when the football team travel

Garden Spot FFA attends State Convention at Penn State

The beginning of June means a lot of different things. To some people it means no school and more free time, to some it means vacations, and trips, but to FFA members the beginning of June means it's time for learning, competing, testing our knowledge, seeing the results of our labor, making new new friends, and exciting adventures. Garden Spot FFA (fourth row) Gwenn Spotts, Mikayla Miller, Leah Welk, Jess Herr (third row) Roddie Rice, Tobias Leaman, Gracie Hess, Danae Ranck (second row) Carter Meck, Bella Eckert, Stephanie Mays (first row) Bryce Johnson, Austin McFalls, Dylan Lechner, Jordan Martin The month of June means PA FFA State Convention. On June 12, 13, and 14, fifteen members of the Garden Spot FFA Chapter at Lampeter - Strasburg High School traveled to Penn State University to attend the 89th Pennsylvania FFA State Convention. PA FFA State Convention is full of competitions, sessions, speakers, awards, and much more. Milk Quality and Products Team - Dan