Lowell High School's Newspaper of Record

The LHS Review

Lowell High School's Newspaper of Record

The LHS Review

Lowell High School's Newspaper of Record

The LHS Review

What Do Seniors Think of Test-Optional Admissions Policies?

Sophia Mirabal March 14, 2023

In lieu of recent and upcoming college decisions, it might be appropriate to reflect on the admission process for the 2023-24 academic year. This is the third year of a widespread test-optional policy...

Year of the Monkey by Patti Smith

Douglas Forsythe, Poet, Columnist March 14, 2023

I have to admit, I had never dived too deeply into Patti Smith’s discography before starting her 2019 novel Year of the Monkey. Providing a surreal take on a year that would even confuse the likes of...


Timothy McLarney March 14, 2023

Dreams are your own.   Dreams are what others see you to be.   You seek the approval of others.   You seek the approval of yourself.   Ambition is a virtue. Ambition...


Timothy McLarney March 14, 2023

The standing hills stretch innumerable expanses,  braving scolding breezes and the woods’ perilous chances. The standing hills remain cruel and callous, indifferent to passerbys’ demise,...

flying hubris: an Icarus retelling

Erin Shetler March 7, 2023

I push off from the cliff towards the cerulean ocean bellow my father's revolutionary craft was tied to my flapping the warmth of Helios temps me to go higher so long we have been trapped, hidden away finally,...

David Afflick

David Afflick

Erin Shetler March 7, 2023

David Afflick is an English Language Arts teacher, currently teaching American Studies and Poetry/ Short Stories. This marks his third year teaching at Lowell High School and his eighteenth year overall....


Edna Bonsu February 16, 2023

on the car ride home  in the shadows of spring  i laid my head against the brisk window and the robins sang  my mother’s sweet voice hummed the words to a song i’ve heard a million times...

Spring’s Entrance

Emma Burns, Artist February 10, 2023

Spring's Entrance Digital, 2023

Elevate The Basic Ponytail (Part 1): From My Hair Tips to Yours

Siya Patel, Columnist February 10, 2023

  Can’t think of a better hairstyle to compliment your outfit? I’ve got you covered! For times when you’d rather have your hair pulled back and out of the way, here is one of my favorite...

The Crochet Diaries: History of Crocheting and Introduction to Stitches

Sakhi Patel February 10, 2023

Crocheting is the art of making garments and textiles by joining loops of yarn together. It was founded in France and the name ‘crochet’ translates to ‘hook’. In crocheting, as you may have guessed,...


Erin Shetler February 7, 2023

the breeze running through my hair just as I get closer to the ground I distance myself propelled in the opposite direction my control over my motion is limited I can lean back and forth, sure but...


Douglas Forsythe, Poet, Columnist January 17, 2023

The reddish hue of its yellowed skin ran ripe with juice as the knife sank into the fresh peach. The juicy slash it made as it entered the fruit, each slice finely forming yet never fragmenting. Then,...

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