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Happiness is Operation Smile

Sophia Duke-Mosier ‘15 On April 19, 2014, MLHS junior Rose Kostak returned from Zhengzhou, China, after completing a medical mission with the nonprofit organization Operation Smile, which provides free surgeries for facial deformities. Kostak spent a week in Zhengzhou working with the organization, where she completed many jobs to aid the [...]

Oscars 2014: Highs and Lows

Oscars 2014:  Highs and Lows

Oscar Worthy Movies…

Oscar Worthy Movies…

Lauren Oey '14 Captain Phillips So, you wanted to be a pirate after watching Pirates of the Caribbean? Watch Captain Phillips, and you’ll think, “Maybe not.” Captain Phillips is based off the true events of the 2009 Maersk Alabama hijacking by Somali pirates. What makes this film different from typical thriller films is that all of the [...]

Don’t Get Distracted, Buy Tickets to the MLHS Fall Play!

Don’t Get Distracted, Buy Tickets to the MLHS Fall Play!

Image credit www.mlschools.org Natalie Kane '14 Mountain Lakes High School students are once again hard at work rehearsing a new and exciting fall play. After last year’s sold-out success with a powerful production of 12 Angry Jurors, director John Giresi wants to mix things up with a more comical and contemporary piece. This year’s play, [...]

American Diversity Brought to Forefront by Miss America Pageant

American Diversity Brought to Forefront by Miss America Pageant

Samantha Ratakonda ‘15 In mid September, 24 year-old Nina Davuluri became Miss America for the 2013- 2014 year. The New York native faced a profusion of harsh remarks about not deserving the honored title due to just one characteristic: her skin color. Without even researching about her background, many citizens immediately lashed out at the [...]

A Brunette Gets the Lead Role for Legally Blonde

A Brunette Gets the Lead Role for Legally Blonde

Photo: Hannah Nicole Photography Amanda DiMarco '14 It’s never too early to think about the spring musical. This year the students at Mountain Lakes High School will be performing Legally Blonde: The Musical.  The roles have already been cast. After going through auditions, call backs, and blowing the directors away with her amazing voice, [...]

Rubik’s Cubing

Rubik’s Cubing

Photo: alphabytesoup.wordpress.com Joshua Kirschenbaum '14 A standard three by three Rubik’s cube has more than 43 quintillion possible unique combinations. Needless to say, that for those who have not taken the time to learn how to do it, a Rubik’s cube is virtually unsolvable, but there does exist a surprisingly large community of [...]

Juat A Little Hope…

Christin Rodriguez '17 Hope Worldwide is a nonprofit international charity to help the poor, sick and suffering.  It uses volunteers to help suffering people and gets whatever they need done.  Hope Worldwide is a faith-based charity that collaborates with the International Churches of Christ. I talked with Dave Mitchell from the New York City [...]

Advice for Senior Year

Advice for Senior Year

Natalie Kane ’14   Photo courtesy of veritasprep.com             As the school year draws to a close, another senior class prepares to move on to the next stage of their education, and another junior class begins to wonder and worry about the new challenges that await them in the coming months. Between the crucial stages of the [...]

The Artists of MLHS

The Artists of MLHS

Maddy DiGiovanni ‘13 Photo courtesy of Harrison Hsiang It is impossible not to notice the stunning array of artwork in the lobby. What students may not know, however, is that at this time of year, the pieces on display are actually part of an AP “test.” Right now, the lobby showcases MLHS students’ portfolios for AP Studio Art. These [...]

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