From Crusader Nation to NFL

  Tyler Conklin waited, surrounded by family and friends and singularly focused. When his cell phone finally rang, he walked through the sea of people to take the call that would set the trajectory of his life. After a brief but impactful conversation, he walked back into the party to hear the words he had been waiting for. “With the 157th pick of the 2018 NFL Draft, our Minnesota Vikings select Tyler ...

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All-American Lancers

The LCHS Marching Lancers certainly have something to be proud of: In addition to another stellar season, the band has had back-to-back years where one of their own has earned a spot on the U.S. Army All-American Marching Band.   James Miller LCHS c/o 2018 Marching Lancer Color Guard US Army All-American Marching Band 2018 Michigan State University On being a Marching Lancer: “It was a lot of hard work but it was definitely worth it. You spend ...

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Kim Kozian

The Life and Legacy of Kimberly Kozian

By guest writer James Coller, LCHS-N ‘13 When I graduated, Koz told me to never stop writing. So here I am, writing to honor her. Kimberly Kozian, affectionately called simply “Koz” by most who knew her, was my mentor, my inspiration, and my grounding force. Koz inspired me to begin writing when I took her journalism class my sophomore year at L’Anse Creuse High School — North. I quickly joined The ...

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Teacher of the Year: Rosa Hough

Tell me a little bit about your background and what led you to become a teacher. Answer: I have always been involved in planning activities throughout high school and college and when I graduated from Albion College in 2000, I was going to take a year off before I went to grad school for student activities. My grandma saw in the paper a teacher certification program being offered for the first ...

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Crafting Words and Thoughts into Magic

Composed by guest writer Kitty Reifert, L’Anse Creuse High School — North teacher and 2018 Michigan Council of Teachers of English Creative Writing Educator of the Year One of my fondest memories is attending my very first creative writing workshop. It was a glorious encounter to live, eat, breathe, and sleep creativity for five days and nights along the shore of Lake Huron. I remember my apprehension and excitement as a ...

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