LightPost Mission Statement The LightPost, Mary McDowell Upper School’s online, student publication, publishes articles, photos and videos pertaining to student interests. Our mission is to inform and to entertain. To inform, the LightPost provides community, local, and world news, reviews of restaurants, movies, and games, and community member profiles. To entertain, we publish original photos and videos, and humorous articles. By reporting on the ongoing construction and expansion of our Sidney Place campus, the LightPost also aims to capture the history and growth of the Upper School.