This photo was taken in early February 2015. Just like this year, there was very little snow, which formed the potential for this very interesting reflection. I don't remember taking this photo (that was three years ago), but I found it in my digital collection and realized that it actually wasn't bad.
Mass Shootings - Is Gun Control the Answer? In the wake of several devastating mass shootings, as well as countless smaller incidents, this question is being asked a lot. It was one of the topics for the 2018 LVHS speech contest, and this is the full text of Jack Montgomery's speech on that prompt. For a contrasting viewpoint, be sure to read Karlina Mosher's speech on gun control.
Mass Shootings - Is Gun Control the Answer? In the wake of several devastating mass shootings, as well as countless smaller incidents, this question is being asked a lot. It was one of the topics for the 2018 LVHS speech contest, and this is the full text of Karlina Mosher's speech on that prompt. For a contrasting viewpoint, be sure to read Jack Montgomery's speech on gun control.
This photo was taken outside of my house in Mono City, on one of the spectacular powder days of last winter (in sharp contrast to this winter's utter failure.) It came out with a lot of photographic noise, and required large amounts of post-processing in the GIMP image editor to fix that issue. Nevertheless, this is a beautiful picture that draws a sharp contrast between two very different winters.
Have smartphones destroyed a generation? This provocative question was one of the topics for the 2018 LVHS Speech Contest. This is the full text of Rosalie Burch's speech on the impacts of smartphones on society.
After the whole school gave speeches for an English assignment, the six highest-scoring speakers were chosen to participate in a further speech contest on February 8th.
The LVHS basketball teams don't always win, but when they do, it proves the dedication and skill of the entire team. Read about the LVHS girls' impressive win against Trona on Janury 23rd.
This September, when President Donald Trump attempted to repeal the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program created by President Obama in 2012, it once again landed in the news and has stayed there ever since, as bipartisan deals to pass it through Congress have flopped and culminated in a three-day government shutdown. We did a survey at LVHS to see what students' opinions are on DACA; this article also covers the basics of DACA and its future.
January and February are always the most active months of the flu season, but this year’s flu is meaner than usual. In fact, it’s so fierce that several basketball games have been called off, the other team unable to play due to sickness. But what exactly is the flu? And what makes this year’s flu season unusually severe? Read more to find out.