The Lion's Roar

Boys Basketball Wins Opener

Matthew Dender, Staff Writer

January 4, 2016

The Middletown North boys basketball team opened a new season on Friday, December 18th at home. They welcomed in the Freehold Boro Colonials. The Lions trailed 27-25 at halftime, but were able to comeback and win the game 53-49...

Movie Preview: “Concussion”

Matthew Dender, Staff Writer

January 4, 2016

One of the most anticipated films of the holiday season, “Concussion”, arrives in theatres on Christmas Day. The film stars Will Smith as Dr. Bennet Omalu and Alec Baldwin as Dr. Julian Bailes. The movie which is based on a t...

Paleo Cookies

Grace Hill, Opinion Editor

December 18, 2015

Paleo eating is often challenging, especially around the holidays, but the Internet is full of substitute ideas for cheerful treats. I tried a paleo recipe for shortbread cookies, it had only six ingredients: almond flour, coco...

The 2016 Video Game Hype is Officially Here!

Amber Bayham, Editor of Arts and Entertainment

December 18, 2015

With January around the corner, 2016 is definitely looking like the year for hyped up geeks. With “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” out in theaters, nerds everywhere are looking forward to what other amazing new things 2016 h...

Adele Says “Hello”

Kate Bruncati, Staff Writer

November 24, 2015

After a three year hiatus, Adele returned to the radio stations with a new hit called “Hello,” and people all over the country are singing along to it. This sad song was released on October 23rd by XL Recordings, and Adele sing...

Senior Superlatives

Senior Superlatives

November 24, 2015

10 Tips for Preparing for Quarterlies

Alex Lehotsky

November 10, 2015

It's nearly the end of the marking period, people, and that means it's time for quarterlies, everyone's favorite time of the year. Here are ten tips to help you prepare for these killer tests. Start studying a couple night...

R. L. Stine’s Characters Return

Kate Bruncati

November 10, 2015

On October 16th, Goosebumps got on the big screen. This was a big treat for 90s and early 2000s kids that grew up watching every spooky episode of the series directly based off of R. L. Stine’s world renowned novels. In t...

Halloween Costume Extravaganza: Offensive and Stupid Costumes

Amber Bayham, A&E Editor

November 10, 2015

Most people have grown up hearing the phrase, “be yourself”. Halloween is a holiday that takes that phrase, carves a funny face in it, and throws it away in the trash with last year’s candy and pumpkin spice latte. Howeve...

Lunch: Buy or Bring?

Alex Lehotsky, Staff Writer

November 10, 2015

Throughout middle school, I was never a big fan of school lunch, even though I ¨ate¨ it everyday for 2 years. Everything from the pizza to the chicken tenders to the hamburgers tasted artificial. After all, I had been so spoiled...

Poetry Slam: A Big Hit

Poetry Slam: A Big Hit

October 27, 2015

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