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Teacher’s Pet: Meet Sandy

Teacher’s Pet: Meet Sandy

Asma Awaleh, A&E and School Culture Reporter

January 15, 2019

As you may know, many of the teachers at Lotus are proud owners of pets. Ms. Hall, a proud owner of a Bearded Dragon, is a Middle School Teacher here at Lotus. Sandy, her pet reptile, is a good source of education. Students often enjoy observing and playing with her during school hours. Sandy is 5 years ol...

You Wish You Were a Meteor!

You Wish You Were a Meteor!

Layla Haji, Sports Editor

January 14, 2019

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. The event was a huge success and both Lotus team...

Extreme Makeover: Teacher’s Lounge Edition

Extreme Makeover: Teacher’s Lounge Edition

 Zulaykha Ali, News Reporter

January 7, 2019

The teacher's/staff lounge is meant to be a place where teachers and staff refuel on coffee, eat lunch, and socialize with their fellow staff members. Over the past few years, however, the LSE secondary staff lounge has been in a poor state. Filled with old appliances, expired condiments, worn and st...

Going Green

Going Green

Mahdi Rahmouni, News Reporter

December 20, 2018

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

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

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...

Top 10 Albums of 2018

Top 10 Albums of 2018

Rahel Kahsai, Feature Reporter & Photographer

December 19, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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. ...

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