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Aurora Police Department Investigates Bomb Threat at Lotus

Aurora Police Department Investigates Bomb Threat at Lotus

December 10, 2018

During 8th period on December 10th, students and staff at Lotus evacuated the building after the emergency evacuation alarm sounded. Students and staff gathered out on the soccer field and waited to hear news. It was later announced that the evacuation was not a drill. The school received an anonymous...

Steps To Have A Cozy Night In

Steps To Have A Cozy Night In

Rozina Begum, A&E Reporter

December 10, 2018

Often, we as students, spend so much time focusing on our hustle and working to reach our full potential, that we end up feeling burnt out and overwhelmed. Some of don't give ourselves the credit for the hard work we accomplish on a daily basis, overlooking the hard work we put in. We should be celebra...

Bleachers Packed at Season Opener Victories

Bleachers Packed at Season Opener Victories

Layla Haji, Sports Reporter

December 4, 2018

The Lotus Varsity Girls and Boys Basketball teams took home the big win on November 28th, 2018. From the packed bleachers to the loud cheering, the Lotus community showed out for the first game of the season. Our Varsity Girls won 31-19 against Denver Academy of Torah. After months of preparation...

Thanksgiving Dinner at Lotus

Thanksgiving Dinner at Lotus

November 30, 2018

On November 15th the Lotus parents, students, and staff gathered in the gym for the annual community Thanksgiving Dinner. The school gym was filled with the delicious savory scent of roasted turkey and creamy gravy. Hosted by Mrs. Chol and the National Honors Society, the free event was intended...

Bushy Beards Fight Cancer

Bushy Beards Fight Cancer

Rozina Begum, A&E Reporter

November 30, 2018

The past month people all over the country participated in No-Shave November. According to the web-based, non-profit organization, No-Shave November is, "a month-long journey during which participants forgo shaving and grooming in order to evoke conversation and raise cancer awareness."  Participants...

Sexism in Sports

Sexism in Sports

November 28, 2018

Everybody is always raving over the best players in the NBA, FIFA, and other professional men's sports associations, but what about female athletes who show as much dedication, skill, strategy, and fitness?   Despite all the progress that has been made towards gender equality, women are not exp...

Getting to Know Mr. Williams

Getting to Know Mr. Williams

Rahel Kahsai, A&E Reporter

November 28, 2018

This year, Lotus has a new Secondary Dean of Student Culture, Mr. Brett Williams. Mr. Williams's arrival at Lotus initially brought mixed reactions from students. Some students were ecstatic to see the change in office, while others were more wary, waiting to see how the new Dean wou...

Website Introduction Video

November 27, 2018

The Story Behind the Lotus Flea Market

The Story Behind the Lotus Flea Market

Mahdi Rahmouni, News Reporter

November 16, 2018

The Lotus Flea Market was a successful event ran by Mrs. Ozer who teaches Character Education. Mrs. Ozer ran this event with the goal to raise money for students suffering from serious illnesses.  When Mrs. Ozer found out about a student with Leukemia, she wanted to raise money to help the student...

We Are Thankful

We Are Thankful

Adam Ali, A&E Reporter

November 15, 2018

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

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

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...

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