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The Fountain of Youth on LCA’s rafting trip

Posted on 21. May, 2018 by .

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By Michael Ashcraft — As we rolled over rapids and smashed whitewater soaking ourselves, I dialed  back the years — 37 of them, to be exact. I was hollering, whooping and yahooing like a 13 year old. It may not have been the Fountain of Youth, but the Kings River Rafting expedition for the Lighthouse more »

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World Cup champions to Lighthouse soccer

Posted on 10. Dec, 2017 by .

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By Nicholas Knapp, LCA freshman — Two players on our team are from Japan, and two are from Africa. The captain is from Turkey. And I’m from the best soccer playing country in the world — Germany. I mean, who could dispute the last World Cup (2014) in which my second country (but speakers of more »

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A 2-year odyssey back to varsity volleyball has a happy ending

Posted on 27. Oct, 2017 by .

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Lighthouse Christian Academy begins to recover its heritage in volleyball By Michael Ashcraft, LCA journalism teacher — Some of the girls had never touched a volleyball before. And here they were dominating their season-ending game against North Hollywood’s Summit View School, whom they snuffed in three straight sets. It was a fitting culmination of a two-year more »

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That’s how I won the ‘Triathlete’ Award

Posted on 07. Jun, 2017 by .

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By Trina Gratton, LCA junior — At my first Open House, I sat glumly. I watched with jealousy as three students stood to receive the Triathlete Award while I got no award. I determined to win at least that award the next year. When I came to Lighthouse Christian Academy in my sophomore year, I more »

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Escape from paramilitaries – How a Guatemalan wound up at Lighthouse

Posted on 29. Mar, 2017 by .

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By Michael Ashcraft — Ivan Arango never liked the party because, as he repeated, they always ended with fights, hatred and vows of revenge. But his close friend, Antonio, prevailed on him to go to his high school graduation’s celebration in Guatemala – in the cantina. Sure enough, a fight broke out over some stolen more »

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