The Student News Site of Frederick High School

Frederick Lantern

The Student News Site of Frederick High School

Frederick Lantern

The Student News Site of Frederick High School

Frederick Lantern

Senior ditch day this year was on May 13th, 2021 and about fourth seniors showed up. However, given the timing of this year, not a whole lot of people wanted to go this year. This then begs the question: is this day specifically necessary for seniors?

Ditching Ditch Day

Owen Etter, Staff Writer May 21, 2021

Senior activities are perhaps one of the most sought-after bunch of activities that everyone cannot wait to do when they’re put into their last year of high school. Considering how the 2020-2021 school...

Pondering the Past: Pantoums

Pondering the Past: Pantoums

As the year closes and students and teachers start to look back on the past year with the Frederick Dreamcatcher decided to look back ourselves with some poetry. Below are several pantoums from Mr. Coon’s...

Remember by Lisa Genova (Hardcover, 272 pages).

Remember to Pick This New Edifier Up

Owen Etter, Staff Writer May 11, 2021

As high school students, we don’t necessarily have to worry about a disease like Alzheimer’s or Dementia at the moment, but it’s never too early to start thinking about it. In her latest novel Remember,...

The hardest part of iPad turn-ins every single time is remembering your brick and cord. Do NOT forget it this time and make sure you also have all of your files backed up. Let’s do this swiftly and efficiently so there’s no trouble going into summer break.

New iPads, Old iPads, and What to Do

Owen Etter, Staff Writer May 10, 2021

Holy moly, it’s the end of the year already and the biggest indicator of that is when the teachers start telling us to prepare our iPads for the summer! In Advisory, iPad turn-in day was originally announced...

Cold Feet

Cold Feet

Madeline Kovanda April 29, 2021

The wind howled as early morning began. The winter season had no thoughts of mercy and the snow continued to fall without stop for the second day in a row. “It’s about time you showed up!” Howard...

The official movie poster for Mortal Kombat 2021. The release date of this film was officially on April 23, 2021 and was released both in theaters and on HBO Max. There were two Mortal Kombat films from the 90s that weren’t very good, as for this film, not too shabby, but there could be improvements.

Mortal Kombat Isn’t a Flawless Victory

Owen Etter, Staff Writer April 26, 2021

It’s amazing to see different filmmakers these days putting video games and their lore on the big screen with big-name actors. However, one incredibly violent game in particular just released its own...

The mess of different streaming services coming at audiences left and right can be really confusing and overwhelming. However, there are considered to be eight major streaming services these days. This pros and cons list should help you decide where to place hard earned money into what subscription.

Fighting Up Stream

Owen Etter, Staff Writer April 16, 2021

Back in pre-COVID times, one of the best activities that I loved to do was go to the movie theaters with my dad on Friday nights. It was one of those activities that we did religiously and we saw so many...

Turn a New Leaf

Turn a New Leaf

Joelle Richard April 15, 2021

Forget the pandemic for just one second, there’s another crisis that needs to be heard. The Amazon Rainforest is shrinking, receding; we can’t ignore it and pretend it doesn’t exist. We have...

Here’s a statute of the character Tracer from Overwatch at one of the biggest gaming celebrations, BlizzCon. This was take back when I went in 2017 and I consider it to be one of the best weekends of my life. It’s one of many examples of how this game has impacted my life.

I’M A FAN: Overwatch

Owen Etter, Staff Writer April 8, 2021

When I was little, I never really thought I’d grow up to be an incredibly big nerd who loves video games as much as I do. Like most modern gamers today, one of my first consoles was the Nintendo Wii...

Losing Something

Losing Something

Mollie Hervey April 1, 2021

Stop what you are doing, You’ve been going much too fast; There is something you are losing.   This busy life you have been pursuing, Soon it will all have passed; Stop what you are doing.   Your...

Rules for Being a Girl by Candace Bushnell and Katie Cotugno (Hardcover, 304 pages)

The Ideal Woman

Lauren Swenson March 27, 2021

     Recently, there have been talks about constraints and rules a woman should put upon herself in today’s generation. With regards to that generalization, feminism has become a great deal with literary...

La Motivación

Madeline Kovanda March 23, 2021

The night was cool and empty. I sat in the parking lot, sitting with my CD player blaring music. The stale air that stayed locked in the car was freed into the cool air of the night. I watched the gas...

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