The Prism: Every Side of the Story


As a founding member of the Five Towns Saving Lives Youth Coalition Council, I work with other teens of our community to find healthy and effective remedies to the turmoil we silently face, whether that be anxiety, depression, trauma, burnout, substance misuse, or countless others. I was recently introduced to a specific grounding strategy by professionals in psychology, and I encourage you to, instead of dismissing your troubles, utilize these interlacing techniques to healthily manage them and move forward.


The COVID-19 pandemic has been the cause for schools to take drastic and unprecedented measures in order to cater to their students and faculty. At Lawrence Woodmere Academy, we witnessed a substantial investment into technology, as the school purchased around two hundred chromebooks — one guaranteed for every student. 

amanda gorman

“We will rebuild, reconcile, and recover.
And every known nook of our nation and every corner called our country, our people diverse and beautiful, will emerge battered and beautiful.
When day comes, we step out of the shade of flame and unafraid.
The new dawn balloons as we free it.
For there is always light, if only we're brave enough to see it,
If only we’re brave enough to be it.” - Amanda Gorman


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The PRISM Press is the student written, edited, and published newspaper of Lawrence Woodmere Academy © 2019