Winter Cheer has been so much fun so far. Memorizing chants and cheers can be tough at times, but I'm enjoying it. We've started to do stunts at practice! Those are pretty hard too, but with time, I'll be able to do them at the Basketball games.
Speaking of basketball games, last Friday, the Pioneer Boys' Basketball team went up against Manheim Central. It was a close game, but L-S scored another victory, 47-36. This spectacular win brings the Pioneer record to 6-4.
The game started with an end of first-quarter score of 15-11, Pioneers in the lead. Then, both teams scored eight points in second quarter, ending the half at 23-19. In the third quarter, Manheim Central stared to make a comeback, scoring 13 points and bringing the score to 32-28. Central didn't score too much more for the rest of the game, while L-S pulled through, scoring 19 points in the fourth quarter.
This brought the final score to 47-36, and an L-S win.
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
Just last Friday, September 15, the L-S Marching Band had their very first performance at the home stadium. The band had their first hype session and hosted middle schoolers for Band Buddy Night, as well. The L-S Marching Band taking field 2023 Each member of the band was placed with their middle school apprentice before the game to introduce them to life in marching band. There were a total of 130 middle schoolers who showed up that night to participate. When asked about a favorite part of the night, Claire Nafiziger, grade 8, stated, “It is really energetic and fun. Everybody just hangs out and plays music together.” The first performance of the evening was the hype session on the lower L-S turf. The band played warm-ups and danced a bit to a small crowd of people before the real show. Shortly after, the marching band departed from their buddies to perform their 3-part show of 2023, Dare To Dream . The song list begins with “Not Afraid to Dream,” followed by “A Million Dreams” fr
It's been eleven years since Ryan Weitzel lost his battle with cancer. To commemorate Ryan's memory, the Varsity Club has created this Remembering Ryan video. In it, faculty and former students share Ryan's story, his impact on the Lampeter-Strasburg community, and why we continue to honor him. Ryan "Whitey" Weitzel The Varsity Club hopes that you will find a few minutes to watch this video. Each year the Lampeter-Strasburg community gathers for this 5k to raise money to fund two scholarships that honor graduating seniors who embody the characteristics that Whitey was known for: courage, selflessness, and positivity in the face of adversity. Everyone is invited to participate in this year's 5k and Kids Fun Run on May 12 to support a great cause! This year's race is a road race with professional timing. 5k begins at 8:30AM Kids Fun Run begins at 9:30AM For more information visit the website. Download the registration form here.