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Lowellville Masks Up at Prom

Lowellville Masks Up at Prom

May 17, 2017

Lowellville High School held Prom on Friday, May 5th. The junior class had the responsibility of choosing the location, in the end they chose the Holiday Inn, Boardman. The theme for the dance was a Masquerade Ball. Students were surrounded by good food, l...

Lowellville Physics Class Visits Tour-Ed Coal Mine and Museum

Lowellville Physics Class Visits Tour-Ed Coal Mine and Museum

Nathan Williams, Contributor

May 11, 2017

Filed under Showcase, Student Life

On Thursday, May 4th, Lowellville’s Physics class of six seniors took a field trip to the Tour-Ed Mine and Museum in Tarentum, Pennsylvania along with their teacher Mrs. Pachner. During the hour and a half van drive there, the class also stopped at...

Lowellville’s Bullying Information Night for Parents and Students

Lowellville’s Bullying Information Night for Parents and Students

May 2, 2017

On Wednesday, April 26th, Lowellville’s Parent Advisory Committee  on Bullying (PAC) hosted the Bullying Information Night presented by members of the Mahoning County Court. Four members of the court led the event: Judge Theresa Dellick; Counseling Sup...

The Annual YSU English Festival

The Annual YSU English Festival

Zackary Oliver, Contributor

May 2, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Student Life

Wednesday, April 26th marked the official date for the start of the annual YSU English Festival. On that day, 10-12th grade students went to the campus. On April 28th, however, 7-9th grade students are able to go to the festival and participate in the...

Lowellville’s National Honor Society Welcomes Over Twenty New Members

Nathan Williams, Contributor

April 13, 2017

Filed under Showcase, Student Life

On Friday, April 7th, the Lowellville High School Chapter of the National Honor Society hosted their 60th Induction Ceremony, welcoming 22 new members from the Junior class. The ceremony took place in the large gymnasium with inductee parents, faculty, and fellow 7th-12th grade students as an audience. Following speeches from 5 of the 7 Senior NHS members and a speech by guest speaker Dr. Toni Lynn Bisconti, the new members took the Oath to become official members. In add...

Lowellville’s Eighth Annual Have-A-Heart Basketball Tournament

Lowellville’s Eighth Annual Have-A-Heart Basketball Tournament

April 5, 2017

Saturday, April 1st, marked the eighth annual Have-A-Heart, 3-on-3, Basketball Tournament at Lowellville schools, with over 50 teams of adults and students from the community competing to win their respective brackets. With no admission fee, communit...

Lowellville Drama Club Prepares For Opening Night

Lowellville Drama Club Prepares For Opening Night

Taylor Wensel, Contributor

April 5, 2017

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Student Life

Starting on April 28th and running through the 30th, Lowellville’s Drama Club will be presenting A Night Of Blacker Darkness. The story follows the journey of Frederick Whithers, who was wrongfully imprisoned for a crime that he has not committed (yet)...

Lowellville Teachers Take Pies to the Face for Pi Day

Lowellville Teachers Take Pies to the Face for Pi Day

March 22, 2017

On Pi Day, Tuesday March 14th, Lowellville’s student council hosted an assembly that gave the students a chance to pie their faculty in the face. Students nominated staff members for  50 cents per ticket. The assembly also featured a pie eating cont...

First Graders Take Field Trip To Schwebel’s Factory

First Graders Take Field Trip To Schwebel’s Factory

March 13, 2017

On Wednesday, March 1, the first grade class took a field trip to Schwebel’s bread factory . For many of them, this was the first time that they could observe the baking process. Many of them were eager to share their responses with the Rocketeer st...

Lowellville Robotics Attends Bridge Building Competition at YSU

Lowellville Robotics Attends Bridge Building Competition at YSU

March 1, 2017

On February 23rd, the Robotics team went to YSU for the Mahoning Valley Bridge Building Competition. At the event,  schools from around the area competed to see who can build the sturdiest bridge. The rules for the competition involved teams composed of of 2...

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