Category Archives: Features

Smith works hard to provide her students with an optimal learning experience (Photo: Wolfe).

English literature teacher Nancy Smith forms bonds with students

Tori Cheney, Staff Writer- There are many teachers and staff members at Lecanto High School [LHS] that work hard everyday to make sure that their students succeed. Many of them…

Akin prepares grade his students' papers (Photo: Bush).

New English teacher Kasey Akin relates to students

Aidan Bush, Staff Writer – Kasey Akin is one of many new teachers at Lecanto High School [LHS] this year. He teaches English III. He grew up in Texas, where he attended both…

Buettner keeps track of all runners and their times during cross country races (Photo: Clayton).

IB coordinator and cross country coach Darrick Buettner plays key role at LHS

Kristina Clayton, Staff Writer – Darrick Buettner has been working at Lecanto High School [LHS] for over 20 years now, and has been the International Baccalaureate [IB] coordinator ever since the…

Students work dutifully in Partain's algebra two class (Photo: Bush).

Veteran teacher Julie Partain has helped generations of students understand math

Renae Bush, Staff Writer – Math teacher Julie Partain has been working at Lecanto High School [LHS] for twenty years as of this school year. She received her bachelors of…

Wilber makes sure both teachers and students have all the tools necessary to succeed (Photo: Wolfe).

New literacy coach Marie Wilber has high goals

George Licklider, Cassidy Semko, Staff Writers – Lecanto High School [LHS] welcomed Marie Wilber as the new literacy coach at the start of the 2017-18 academic year. Being a literacy…