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Photo of the day: September 27th, 2013

Photo of the day: September 27th, 2013

September 27, 2013
Filed under Photo of the Day

Ms. Thompson gives a presentation on banned books in celebration of national Banned Books Week.  Banned Book Week is sponsored by American Library Association and is celebrated annually in late September. The focus is on the First Amendment Right to Freedom of Speech.

Read the paper version of The Lance

by Noah Ismael, Editor and Webmaster
September 25, 2013
Filed under Uncategorized

The printed version of The Lance is available online, hosted on a service called ISSUU. ISSUU simulates the experience of reading a print publication online. You can find the newest edition of The Lance on our ISSUU profile, http://issuu.com/lhslancermedia. As always, questions can be directed to...

New teachers reveal talents and hobbies

New teachers reveal talents and hobbies

by Olivia DuBro and Abby Ryan
September 17, 2013
Filed under Features, News, Showcase

“Every child should have a caring adult in their lives. And that’s always a biological parent or family member. It may be a friend or a neighbor. Often times, it is a teacher,” Do you really know your teachers? The faces you see around the halls and even in your classrooms may be complete strang...

Wireless internet in schools: Education for the future

Wireless internet in schools: Education for the future

by Theresa Bentz, Reporter
September 17, 2013
Filed under News, Showcase

Many schools are advancing their technology by adding Wireless internet and the program BOYD (bring your own device) to their new approach to education. But is Linganore lacking behind by not acquiring BOYD? Montgomery County Public Schools have acquired Wireless internet over the summer by adding...

Friendships from freshman to senior year: Can they survive?

Friendships from freshman to senior year: Can they survive?

by Phoebe Kolesar, Reporter
September 17, 2013
Filed under Features, Lancer Media Blogs, Showcase, The Other Side of the Spear

Picture yourself walking through the doors for the first time the first day your freshman year. Some of your friends from middle school may have been re-districted to other high schools and it’s up to you to find new ones. Four years later you’re posting pictures on Instagram of you and your best...

Amanda Tapscott

Amanda Tapscott

September 17, 2013
Filed under Uncategorized

Amanda Tapscott is a junior who enjoys the rain, and is a first time reporter for The Lance. Amanda took journalism to enhance her writing skills.  Being very artistic, she is an amazing photographer and poet. She is a member of the Varsity volleyball team and has been playing for 6 years.  In her...

Shredding – The story behind local skateboarding and longboarding

Shredding – The story behind local skateboarding and longboarding

by Ryan Stark
September 15, 2013
Filed under Culture Wars, Features, Lancer Media Blogs, Showcase, Sports, Video

Walk into just about any class, and you’re bound to see at least one person wearing Hurley, Element, LRG, or other popular clothing brands associated with skating, readily talking about whatever plans they have for skating in the near future, and comfortably using terms such as “Ollie” or “hardflip”....

Buyers vs. packers: who wastes more?

Buyers vs. packers: who wastes more?

by Kelly Angeletti and Erin Formulak
September 14, 2013
Filed under Features, News, Showcase

At the end of the lunch shifts, trash cans overflow with fresh fruit, uneaten sandwiches, half-eaten bags of potato chips, and a wide variety of other foods that students didn’t get the chance to eat, or simply didn’t want to eat. Who is wasting all this food? Not everybody eats all of their ...

College visits: The first step in the college process

College visits: The first step in the college process

by Olivia Goldstein, Reporter
September 13, 2013
Filed under College Blog, Lancer Media Blogs, News

Juniors and seniors have only one topic on their minds, besides sleep: College admissions. The college process can be long and excruciating one but it does not have to be an odyssey. In September and October, college representatives come to LHS, and it’s important to take advantage of that resource. “College...

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