The Meteor Shower

  • January 7Freshman & Sophomores College Night on Friday 1/25/19

  • January 7No School on Monday 1/21/19 (MLK Jr. Day)

  • January 7Juniors College Night is on Friday 1/18/19

You Wish You Were a Meteor!

You Wish You Were a Meteor!

Layla Haji, Sports Editor

January 14, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Lotus School for Excellence hosted its first multi-team tournament--the Meteor Shootout--on January 11th and 12th. Having gone to tournaments from Kansas to Meeker over the years, Athletic Director Coach Jack thought it was time Lotus hosted its own. Our Varsity Girls Basketball team had a record of four wins and ...

Going Green

Going Green

Mahdi Rahmouni, News Reporter

December 20, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

A lot of students are advocates for environmental rights; however, not every student gets to act on those beliefs. At Lotus two students, Michelle Torres and Ada Arinze, have found a way to help students defend and protect the environment by creating an environmental club called "Green Team." Lotus h...

New Year’s Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions

Nabil Elsayad, A&E Reporter

December 20, 2018


Filed under School Culture, Showcase

New year's resolutions are good ways to set achievable goals in order to better ourselves. Every time a new year rolls around, it’s a new chance for someone to work on reaching their full potential. Many people at our school have made some of their own new years resolutions. Check out the galle...

Nike Hijab Review

Nike Hijab Review

Aisha El Dursi,  Sports Reporter

December 19, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Basketball season has been going on for a while now, and if you’ve attended the Lady Meteors' games, you might have noticed something: the Nike Hijabs on the Muslim player's heads. These Nike Hijabs have recently become a requirement for Muslim basketball girls due to the original hijabs, “slipping an...

Duke Basketball

Duke Basketball

Zekarias Tareke, Sports Reporter

December 19, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The hype surrounding Duke’s 2018 recruiting class this year is arguably the biggest since Michigan's Fab 5 in the early 90’s. Duke’s lineup this year has been regarded as the most loaded team ever in its history with the top three ranked prospects of last years class, and the number 9 on top of all ...

Top 10 Albums of 2018

Top 10 Albums of 2018

Rahel Kahsai, Feature Reporter & Photographer

December 19, 2018


Filed under A&E, Showcase

Twenty Eighteen was a great year for music. Some really great albums were released that were the soundtracks to our daily lives, whether we were hanging out with friends, going on drives, or studying for tests. Here are ten albums of 2018 that hit the top of the charts at Lotus. Astroworld: Trav...

Consweyla’s Got Talent

Consweyla’s Got Talent

Rahel Kahsai, A&E Repoter

December 17, 2018


Filed under A&E, Showcase

Have you ever heard junior Consweyla Ball's singing voice?  She started singing when she was only six years old at church. She was encouraged by her family, and practiced every single day. She has tremendously improved and can hit those high and low notes. Almost everyone in her family is musically incl...

Complimittens

Complimittens

December 17, 2018


Filed under School Culture, Showcase

This year at Lotus, Student Council dedicated one of the hallway walls for students to write heart-felt "Complimittens," or compliments written on mitten-shaped paper. This event was completely free and everyone was welcome to participate in spreading kindness and letting others know they are cared for....

Religious Expression at Lotus

Religious Expression at Lotus

Shuaib Ali, News Reporter

December 14, 2018


Filed under School Culture, Showcase

Every Friday Muslims around the world gather for Salāt Al-Jumu'ah, or Friday congregational prayer, and it is no different at Lotus. On Fridays Muslim students ask permission to leave their 6th period classes to go participate in a student-led Friday prayers. During this time Muslim students sit a...

Teacher’s Pets: Mr. Twigglesworth & Gallagher

Teacher’s Pets: Mr. Twigglesworth & Gallagher

December 13, 2018


Filed under A&E, Showcase

Meet Mr. Twigglesworth and Gallagher, Ms. Butler's pet cat and dog. They sometimes drive her crazy, but she loves them a lot and they never fail to make her laugh. Read on and check out the photos below to learn more about them! Mr. Twigglesworth is a 6 year old Calico. She likes short walks ...

End of the Semester Survival Guide

End of the Semester Survival Guide

Asseya Malki, A&E Repoter

December 11, 2018


Filed under School Culture, Showcase

The end of the semester is upon us. This means that in one week some students will be scurrying around the halls to turn in late assignments, beg for extra credit, and try to raise their grades. Teachers will be looking on with disapproval, wondering why students waited until the last minute to care. ...

Top Four Things to do in Denver This Winter

Top Four Things to do in Denver This Winter

Nabil Elsayad, A&E Reporter

December 11, 2018


Filed under A&E, Showcase

For many, Winter is the time for avoiding the outdoors as much as possible, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Winter is a beautiful time in Colorado, and there is actually a lot to get out and do. We compiled a list of the top four things to check out over Winter Break this year!  1. First, on th...

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