Tag Archives: Lighthouse Christian Academy

How I survived with a smile

Posted on 24. Feb, 2017 by .


By Kayla Armstrong, LCA sophomore Growing up I always seen kids with a mom and dad and always going out to eat and having a good time. Well believe it or not, I didn’t have that. My mom was my mother and father, and it was always just me and her. My father was really more »

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Quack! Aquí se aprende el buen español

Posted on 17. Feb, 2017 by .


By Kayla Armstrong, LCA sophomore Writing essays in class is one thing, but writing essays in Spanish? Ha! How about translating 36 paragraphs for one homework assignment? Clearly, Spanish 3 – the Advanced Placement exam prep class – is not a Mickey Mouse class at Santa Monica’s premier Christian high school, the Lighthouse Christian Academy. more »

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Now he’s landing goals instead of punches

Posted on 09. Feb, 2017 by .


His shots went high and wide. Junior Abraham Morales, who showed plenty of speed and skill, couldn’t put the ball into the net to save his life. Then in the second half of the season, things suddenly came into focus for old blurry-shooter. He nailed a shot against Westmark from the left flank. And on more »

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Hatcheting hubris, LCA stood up to Einstein

Posted on 04. Feb, 2017 by .


By Kayla Armstrong and Michael Ashcraft Since they steamrolled us in our first game, Einstein Academy expected to win handily on the rematch Friday. One player even heckled a Saint: “I guarantee that there is no way we will lose this game.” Well, Lighthouse Christian Academy made them sweat to earn their win. LCA rattled more »

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The exquisite music of soccer at the feet of a Turk in high school

Posted on 03. Feb, 2017 by .


There are piano movers and piano players on the soccer field. There are beefy guys who marshal girth at speed to jostle opponents off the ball and keep possession. And there are slight figures who ghost around and with exquisite touches on the ball to perform the magic that gets posted on YouTube. Erhan Meric more »

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