Everything You’ve Been Wanting to Know About the Referendum

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Last November, Mountain Lakes voters approved a major referendum for renovations to all three schools in the Mountain Lakes School District. Construction will begin later this year and take several years to complete. Our high school will see many physical improvements and operational changes, among them a new wing with twelve brand new classrooms and [….]

Getting “Formal” with MLHS

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Despite Friday night’s bone-chilling temperatures, winter formal proved to be a success. MLHS students were greeted by the warmth of the Rockaway River Country Club and took their seats at tables with twenties-themed centerpieces. The party was instantly started by the hype man, a self-proclaimed Wiz Khalifa and Childish Gambino look-alike, who urged everyone up [….]

New Teacher Spotlight: A (Miss) Penney for Your Thoughts

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Miss Penney, the newest addition to the English department at MLHS, currently teaches one section each of English 11 and Intro to Drama. In addition to directing the Fall Play (Peter & the Starcatcher) and the upcoming Spring Musical (Beauty & the Beast), she will also be teaching one section of Public Speaking in the [….]

Slavery and Human Trafficking: History’s Recurring Stain 

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Slavery and human trafficking have plagued history since the beginning of man. It exists in the earliest records of humanity, has determined the fate of countless cultures and religions. It has been the silent crutch of numerous nations, and has fabricated toxic notions of racism and discrimination. Though it possesses a barbaric and inhumane connotation, [….]

Woven Together: MLK Day Community Art Project

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The MLHS Art Department will be facilitating a day of weaving to remember Martin Luther King, Jr. on the national holiday named in his honor.  All students are invited to join the community-weaving project, which aims to emphasize our unique individuality and strengthen our ties as a learning community. The weaving will take place in the lobby, [….]