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Denver Nuggets Redemption Season

Denver Nuggets Redemption Season

Zekarias Tareke, Sports Reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Denver Nuggets have had a hot start to the 2018-19 NBA Basketball season, securing current standing in the Western Conference at second place with nine wins and two loss record. The Nuggets record puts them right under the nine-one Golden State Warriors, champions of the last two seasons. This start from the Nuggets sparked a lot of hope from their fans to finally break the streak of 6 years of not entering the playoffs and it has ...

We Are Thankful

We Are Thankful

Adam Ali, A&E Reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under School Culture, Showcase

November is widely known as a time to reflect and be thankful for what you have. In the spirit of Thanksgiving, we decided to interview Lotus staff and students to see what they are thankful for. Check out the gallery below to check out their responses. Tell us what you are thankful for in the comments section!...

Defeat the Stigma, Get the Help you Need

Defeat the Stigma, Get the Help you Need

Nabil Elsayad, A&E Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under School Culture, Showcase

According to Centers for Discovery, "about 20 percent of all teens experience depression before they reach adulthood." Furthermore, only 30% of those diagnosed with depression receive treatment. Research shows that untreated depression and anxiety can lead to things like an increased chance of substance abuse, poor performance in school, an...

Ms. Boldon’s Got Talent

Ms. Boldon’s Got Talent

Rozina Begum and Rahel Kahsai

November 9, 2018


Filed under A&E, Showcase

Everyone knows Ms. Boldon, but unless you've taken one of her classes you may not know that she is an incredibly talented seamstress. Ms. Boldon started learning to sew when she was only three years old, and she got her first sewing machine when she was nine. "All of the older women in my family...

The Hate U Give Movie Review

The Hate U Give Movie Review

Asseya Malki, A&E Reporter

November 8, 2018


Filed under A&E, Showcase

The Hate U Give is a novel written by Angie Thomas, a Mississippi Native, and published on February 28th, 2017. The book has been number one on the New York Times Best Sellers List for 88 weeks, and has received several awards including the Goodreads Choice Awards Best Young Adult Fiction.  The boo...

The Reality of Bullying at Lotus

The Reality of Bullying at Lotus

Zulaykha Ali, News Reporter

November 7, 2018


Filed under School Culture, Showcase

Now, you may be wondering, “Why is this person writing about bullying?” My question to you is “Why isn’t everyone?” Sure, schools all over the country mention bullying during Bullying Prevention month, but how many of you have stopped to actually think about its significance. How many of u...

Late to Lunch?

Late to Lunch?

Layla Haji, Sports Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under School Culture, Showcase

“What late-to-lunch policy? How could you be tardy to lunch?” exclaims senior Fernanda Gutierrez Franco. New admin, new students, new year. With the end of quarter one comes an outcome that all students look forward to: tardies resetting. A new rule has been implemented, however, and it affects th...

Building the Future of Lotus

Building the Future of Lotus

Abdirahman Hassan, News Reporter

November 6, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Construction has been going on outside of the secondary entrance since the start of the school year, bringing with it the sounds of jackhammers, welding, and the shouts of construction workers. All of this disruption is due to the construction of the new Science wing expected to be completed around March...

Winter is Coming!

Winter is Coming!

Aisha Eldursi, Sports Reporter

November 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Winter sports tryouts are just around the corner. The coaches are extremely excited about the start of the season. Basketball, Cheer, and Wrestling will all be starting up soon. If you are interested in trying out and want to get a bit more practice in there are open gym hours throughout the week.  ...

Opinion Articles Disclaimer

Khadija Eltrapolsi, School Newspaper Adviser

November 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

As the editorial staff of The Meteor Shower, we do our best to ensure that the news articles published on our site are presented in an unbiased, factual manner. However, we recognize that there are many issues and events students would like to express their views on and discuss with others. For that rea...

Mysterious Disease Spreading Among Children and Teens

Mysterious Disease Spreading Among Children and Teens

Michael Solivio and Fernanda Gtz. Franco

October 25, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

An alarming disease has been occurring among children, and it is even more concerning as the cause is not yet known. The disease is called Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM), and it has been developing among children since 2014. It's an extremely rare condition that can lead to paralysis, and affects fewer tha...

Hurricane Michael Destroys Lives

Hurricane Michael Destroys Lives

Abdirahman Hassan and Saaida Eldursi

October 25, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Uncategorized

It seems hurricanes have become more dangerous and frequent in previous years. The most recent disaster was Hurricane Michael, which hit Florida on October 11, 2018. Search and rescue emergency teams, the Red Cross, first responders, and even prison inmates have been working hard to provide aid to the s...

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