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The Lantern

The Student News Site of CFHS

The Lantern

The Student News Site of CFHS

The Lantern

Lauren Ritz

Lauren Ritz, Editor-in-Chief

Hallo vrienden! Mijn naam is Lauren en ik ben een EIC voor de Lantaarn. Ik ben eigenlijk geen Nederlander, hoewel ik graag een keer naar Nederland zou willen reizen. Ik heb gehoord dat de poffertjes uitstekend zijn. As the Dutch say; komkommertijd!

All content by Lauren Ritz
Many kids can relate the new school struggles in Okay for Now.

[Photo] Okay For Now

September 30, 2022
Leadership day attendees pose for a picture in their FFA garb.

A day of development

September 23, 2022
All manner of spooky symbols can be found throughout Hell Fest.

[Photo] A slash hit

August 29, 2022
There are a variety of displays in downtown Cannon Falls.

Spring Art Show

May 12, 2022
Members of the CFHS Prom Committee diligently work on decorations for prom.

[Photo] Starry night

April 28, 2022
The tennis team Rocks

School news

March 27, 2022
Rocking our world

Rocking our world

March 27, 2022
Sophisticated drinks

Sophisticated drinks

March 27, 2022
In conjunction with satire works, a new satirical header will be added to the Lantern homepage.

Satire ahead

March 23, 2022
Games, as established by FIRST, are set up on the competition floor.

Battling bots

March 4, 2022
After placing at the John Marshall tournament, CF speechies pose for a picture.

A season of speaking

February 14, 2022
The new characters are turning over a new leaf for the public image of M&Ms.

[Photo] A new flavor

February 9, 2022
Fans have been sporting their Bomber gear at games all season long.

Sporting schedules

February 7, 2022
Student art, no matter the medium, can be very beneficial in creating a well-rounded learning environment.

Coloring success

December 21, 2021
Stores in downtown Cannon Falls and beyond have help wanted posted in their windows.

[Photo] Short on staff

December 20, 2021
Students work on decorating their masks after forming them out of plaster.

[Photo] Making masks

December 16, 2021
After making the masks, students decorate them with various materials.

[Photo] Making masks

December 16, 2021
Hellbound is a series of flames and ferocity, through which the main characters must navigate.

[Photo] Hellbound

December 15, 2021
The empty weight room awaits the new Bomber weightlifting team.

[Photo] A new PR

December 13, 2021
Director Sue Franke prepares the 6th grade choir for the upcoming holiday concert.

A Christmas choir

December 8, 2021
The cover of Megan Thee Stallions new EP features a fire and devil theme.

[Photo] A hot new EP

November 23, 2021
Former CF Schools superintendent Beth Giese, an Army veteran, gives the Veterans Day address

Patriotic pause

November 17, 2021
Playoffs summary

Playoffs summary

November 9, 2021
Tania Legvold instructs her talented group of musical members as they work on the show.

The storm rages on

November 3, 2021
A group of CFHS speechies posing for a picture after taking home medals from one of last years tournaments.

Calling all speechies

November 2, 2021
One of over 480 ceramic poppies created by CFHS staff to commemorate

“Seas of Red”

June 5, 2021
National Youth Poet, Laureate Amanda Gorman, helped peak interest in slam poetry after she made an appearance at Bidens inauguration.

Finding a rhythm

February 12, 2021
Lauren and Lantern

[Photo] Lauren Ritz

October 22, 2019
The Cannon Falls Theater Department magically pulled off an extraordinary show in the midst of a pandemic.

The show must go on

January 8, 2021
The holiday season is approaching fast, and with it comes an abundance of festive traditions.

Festive family traditions

December 10, 2020


November 13, 2020

Art I

November 13, 2020

Drawing and Design

November 13, 2020
Ms. Hernke works tirelessly to prepare materials for students working through a hybrid schedule. The unprecedented situation calls for creative solutions to COVID caused obstacles.

Art adaptations

November 13, 2020
Mrs. Huseth adapts to the hybrid structure using Google classroom, which allows the half of her students that are at home to be included in the lesson.

New year; new challenges

September 18, 2020
The school newspaper traces its roots back to the 1940s

Now and then

February 26, 2020
Chris Baszuros Ancient Egyptian Game Board is one of many projects students created.

Blast from the past

January 22, 2020
There was a magical firework show after the annual tree lighting.

Deck the Falls

December 5, 2019
Feed My Starving Children will be hosting their annual packing event on November 23.

Helping the hungry

November 14, 2019
Mr. McGrath was feeling groovy on Throwback Thursday during homecoming week.

Marvelous Mr. McGrath

October 9, 2019
Kollege kids

Kollege kids

May 17, 2019


May 10, 2019
Angela Wong, from St. Olaf, is working with the music department this spring

A new note

May 3, 2019
Mrs. Loeschkes St. Patricks day wreath is the epiphany of the holiday

St. Patty’s day

April 5, 2019
Potted Potter

Potted Potter

February 28, 2019
A wall of definition

A wall of definition

November 13, 2018
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