Deadly Murder Hornets

Charlotte Pence

May 11, 2020

In case not enough people were afraid of leaving their houses yet, a new discovery has citizens in northern Washington facing another danger for breaking quarantine: Murder Hornets. These hornets, which are around two inches...

Pentagon Releases UFO Videos

Charlotte Pence

May 11, 2020

It seems for the past 4 months of 2020 everybody has been asking the same question, “How much worse could this year get?” After receiving WWIII threats, the unfortunate passing of Kobe Bryant, and a global pandemic, what cou...

Incidents involving substitute teacher call issues of racism to attention

Ian Proctor, Staff Writer

April 27, 2020

LHS is a majority-white school according to the Oregon Department of Education, and it isn’t surprising that students experience racist incidents and microaggressions. An example of this was earlier this year, when LHS students we...

Pros of the state-wide pass/fail system

Casey Handley

April 27, 2020

  With the Oregon Department of Education introducing “Distance Learning for ALL,” grades for the remainder of the semester will be pass or fail. This means that instead of a percentage you will be graded based on...

Oregon Announces Pass or Incomplete Grading System

Claire Sarnowski

April 26, 2020

LHS students will find that comparing test scores or project grades with each other is less interesting now that there are only two grades- P or I. On April 16, the Oregon Department of Education (ODE) announced that all high s...

Microwave Mangled

Amanda LeMoine, Ronald Myers, and Baaz Jahj

October 26, 2017

Microwaving a metal knife can catch the whole thing on fire and guarantee many students will not be able to eat a hot lunch. After hearing of the microwave situation, a parent offered to donate a microwave, provided that it meets all safety requirements. The microwave is currently on order. T...

BunnyBots Brainstorming Begins

Zev Green and Eric Folmer

October 26, 2017

LAKERIDGE HIGH SCHOOL, ROOM F-28 -- A preseason competition is coming up for Lake Monsters, the Lakeridge robotics team. This competition is called BunnyBots, which takes place annually at Catlin Gabel K-12 School in Portland, is set for Dec. 9th. It has been held since 2009. BunnyBots is a competition with a very specific rabbit-themed goal. Each year, this goal is different. This year, the task at hand is a very complicated version of hide and seek, where the humans hide 10 nauseatingly cute bunnies in 20 buckets.  There are two teams of three robots each, and they are programmed to try to find as many bunnies as they can and bring them to their side of the field.   ”I hope we will do better this year,” said Lake Monsters membe...