The Lambert Post

Fighting Social Isolation This Week: a final word

As the year comes to an end, we must remember to reach out to others and continue the fight against social isolation. Don't let the stress of exams and college decisions take away from the excitement of this time.

Ananya Mehta, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018

As the year comes to a close, students can often be caught up in the stress of final exams and the excitement of summer. Between studying and finishing long-term review projects, we tend to focus on ourselves. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing; however, motivation and happiness levels can fluctuate ...

Fighting Social Isolation This Week: Knowing When to Back Off

Fighting Social Isolation This Week: Knowing When to Back Off

Ananya Mehta, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018

Everyone needs a break from daily stress, and sometimes that requires a moment of solitude. In attempting to make a friend, one must be careful to acknowledge and respect social cues that showcase the desire to be alone. Although some people may truly need the presence of a friend to lift their spiri...

Fighting Social Isolation This Week: It’s All About Trust

In light of recent events, we can not be afraid to place our trust in those around us. By reaching out to new people,  anyone can help combat social isolation.

Ananya Mehta, Staff Writer

March 8, 2018

Something most people don’t know about me is that I have a natural inclination to trust anyone and everyone. I have faith in the strangers around me because I believe people are innately good. Following the Parkland Shooting, Lambert administration took certain precautions in an attempt to keep students ...

Fighting Social Isolation This Week: The Stranger Complex

Approaching a stranger can be intimidating, but it is definitely a rewarding experience. Try introducing yourself to someone new this week!

Ananya Mehta, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018

This week I had my heart set on introducing myself to a complete stranger. As I stood with my friend by the microwaves and glanced out into the seas of people in the cafeteria, I felt all the nerves building in my stomach. I looked over to my friend. “I can’t decide. I don’t want to ambush anyone...

Fighting Social Isolation This Week: New Year, Continuing Need for Change

National Art Honors Society students happily volunteered to face paint at Sharon Elementary School's International Night.

Ananya Mehta, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018

Welcome to 2018! Unfortunately we live in a world where as the years change, our problems do not magically disappear. There are still many issues prevalent in society today such as world hunger, poverty, global warming, a lack of education, lingering damage from natural disasters, and (last but not le...

Twenty Seconds of Courage: Fighting Social Isolation This Week

Break the barrier which inspires social isolation! Having courage, even in tiny doses, guarantees amazing outcomes in your life.

Ananya Mehta, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017

“You know, sometimes all you need is twenty seconds of insane courage. Just literally twenty seconds of just embarrassing bravery. And I promise you, something great will come of it.”- Benjamin Mee, We Bought a Zoo Midterms are coming up quickly, and sometimes life itself can be a lot to handle....

Race To 3:40: Homecoming

Race To 3:40: Homecoming

Ananya Mehta and Sarah Sander

December 15, 2017

A Smile Can Go A Mile: Fighting Social Isolation This Week

A simple smile shared between two people in passing can brighten even the dreariest of days.

Ananya Mehta, Staff Writer

November 28, 2017

We are not always fortunate enough to have classes with our friends, and making new friends can often be an arduous task. There are small and simple methods by which we can brighten the lives of those around us. By smiling at our peers in the halls, it becomes possible to emotionally connect with som...

Don’t Hold Back: Fighting Social Isolation This Week

Thanksgiving is getting closer, and now is a wonderful time to express your gratitude to those around you who have had an impact on your life.

Ananya Mehta, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017

As Thanksgiving approaches, we must remember to be thankful for all the amazing people in our lives; we shouldn’t restrict our thanks to one day, we should appreciate what we have whenever we can. When you feel gratitude towards someone, let them know. Even the smallest indication of appreciation can ...

Know Your Neighbors: Fighting Social Isolation This Week

Social isolation is a demanding issue that has been plaguing the halls of our schools. We need to break away from our lives in the virtual reality crafted by technology and interact with those around us.

Ananya Mehta, Staff Writer

November 10, 2017

It happens to everyone. We sit in our classes for months on end, headphones in, phones out in hand, and our eyes unyieldingly focused on the work before us. In our focused (potentially distracted) state of mind, we often forget to value the presence of those around us. Humans are still basic organism...

Old Joy

Karp portrays the beautful details hidden within a genuine look of happiness

Ethan Karp, Student Submission, 10th Grade

March 14, 2016

"I was digging around photos of old people on the internet for my next piece of artwork, and I saw a photo of a skinny Asian man that had a happy expression on his face. I created a detailed portrait of the old man's face to capture that joyful expression of his. The light reflecting off of his old...