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Finding Hope

Autumn Witt, Staff Writer

April 22, 2013

This week we find our perfect little worlds shattered... Suddenly the world is a scary place again full of dangers, but we must go on. We must carry on even though we would rather find that rock to hide under. We cannot hide any...

Single Parent Homes

Shelby Mathison, Reporter

April 12, 2013

Today, 69 percent of children live in single-parent homes. Many people think that the child or children are not affected or are better off by living with only one of their parents. My personal experience illustrates that children...

Dear Crusher

packat, opinions

April 5, 2013

Dear PacKat, Thanks to you I will have a date to my senior prom. I would have never had the guts to ask him. Thank you again for being there for me, you're the best. Love crusher.   Dear crusher, You're welcome and I'...

Pollen.. So Much Pollen….

Autumn Witt, Staff Writer

April 4, 2013

Well, ladies and gentleman, lads and lassies its that time of year again – spring – the only time of the year when everyone’s car is the exact same color. That distinctive sickly pollen yellow. Yes, it's here, again. Often...

Dear Me,

Packat, opinions

April 1, 2013

Dear PacKat, I have this group of friends that is really crazy. I was talking to another friend and told him about my crazy friends. That is when he called me two-faced. I never said that I didn't like my crazy friends. Am...

Top 10 Psychological Tips for Athletes

Sophia Humphreys, Editor-in-Chief

March 18, 2013

"Ninety percent of the game is half mental." --Yogi Berra, American Major League Baseball catcher, outfielder, and manager. Many athletes strive for maximum potential, but some fail to realize that reaching maximum potential...

We are all role models for someone

March 4, 2013

Dear Packat, I am overweight. I have very low self-esteem. I wish I could be pretty, rich, and be happy about the life I live in. Everyday I ask myself 'why me?' People talk about me because I'm  not as pretty as them or I don...

Dear Crusher


February 28, 2013

Dear PacKat This guy and I have been best friends for  a while now and over the years I've grown to like him more than just a friend. How do I tell him how I truly feel without ruining our friendship? -CRUSHER Dear Crusher Tell him how you feel ...

Dear college conundrum

February 12, 2013

Dear PacKat, All of my friends and I got accepted to the same college, but that’s not the college I want to go to. How do I tell them? Love college conundrum  Dear college conundrum, If they are truly your friends, they will und...

Misconceptions of the Catholic Faith

Sophia Humphreys, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2013

Nearly one-quarter of the U.S. population consists of people who practice the Catholic faith. Catholics make up a huge part of society and are the largest Christian denomination in the world. Yet with so many, how is it that they...

Lonely at LHS


February 6, 2013

Dear PacKat,  I’ve been at LHS for two months now and I still haven’t made any new friends. What should I do? Love shy girl. ---------------------------- Dear shy girl, Find a teacher that you trust and ask ...

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