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Today’s news: October 31, 2013

Today’s news: October 31, 2013

by Lancer Media Staff
October 31, 2013
Filed under Daily Announcements

Tomorrow, the ASVAB will be held in Computer Lab A122. Students should report to Student Services to sign in and will be sent to the testing area once everyone has checked in. When purchasing a school lunch, you are required to take a fruit. It is recommended that you are to eat the fruit every day,...

Buy Domino’s on Halloween, support the LHS band

Buy Domino’s on Halloween, support the LHS band

by Lancer Media Staff
October 30, 2013
Filed under Uncategorized

Support the LHS band program by purchasing from Domino's on Halloween. How it works: Order dinner at the Mount Airy or New Market Domino's, for delivery or carry out. When you pay for your food, turn in the slip at the bottom of the flyer (see link below). Fill out the slip completely - this is the onl...

Who is king of the comics?

Who is king of the comics?

by Izzy Peterson, Editor
October 30, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

If you are a fan of superheroes you’ve probably sat down and thought: who would win in a battle - Batman or Iron Man? There are so many elements to consider! Batman is a perfectly human billionaire who has no actual superpowers besides a sweet suit and Batmobile. Tony Stark is, when compared to Batman,...

Top 10 best cars at Linganore

Top 10 best cars at Linganore

by Phoebe Kolesar, Reporter
October 30, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

Look no further than the student parking lot for some of the hottest cars- Here is Lancer Media’s picks for the top 10 best cars at Linganore. 10.) Mark Geppi – Ford F150 9.) Alec Ocopal – 2007 Ford Truck F250 8.) Melanie Woods – 2008 BMW 328i 7.) Kyle Nicolet – 2008 Hummer H3 ...

Do students really go to guidance counselors for help?

by Abby Ryan, Reporter
October 30, 2013
Filed under Features

Imagine a classroom teacher having to maintain lessons, grades, and personal relationships with a class of more than 50 students.  This sounds ridiculous, but, by comparison, this is what school counselors experience. There are just too many students to get to know personally. This creates a circumstance...

What MORE can we do for the homeLESS?

What MORE can we do for the homeLESS?

by Kate Mannarino
October 30, 2013
Filed under Features, Showcase

Average students worry  about what they will wear to school the next day, or if they are going to do good on an exam or what to do on the weekend.  Most likely, they do not think about the problem of homelessness. Most think that homeless people live in big cities far away from the farmland of Frede...

Little Lancers learn and teach

Little Lancers learn and teach

by Kaycee Oland
October 30, 2013
Filed under Features, Showcase

Everybody look out because it’s Little Lancers time! The preschool opened on September 30 and meets four days a week for teacher planning time. Little Lancers has been in business for 3 years. “We have become more organized and kind of know what to expect, but there are still surprises every...

Students go above and beyond: The Meritorious Service Award

Students go above and beyond: The Meritorious Service Award

by Marissa de La Viez
October 30, 2013
Filed under Features, Showcase

Every year, a large number of high school students fill out college applications in hope of admittance to the school of their dreams. Community service plays a larger role than most students might think, and the Meritorious Service Award could put you over the top. Last year, the only LHS recipient...

An inside look on the concert lifestyle

An inside look on the concert lifestyle

by Erin Formulak and Caitlin Denny
October 30, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Teens crowd the sidewalks leading up to the venue, anxiously waiting to be let inside for the concert. With only a few minutes left until the doors open, the level of excitement is high, and everybody is ready to rush inside to find the perfect spot. For some people this is a special occasion, but for...

Libraries: Who still uses them?

Libraries: Who still uses them?

by Erin Stewart
October 30, 2013
Filed under Features, Showcase

With all of the information that is available to students online, do we really need libraries anymore? Libraries are still as popular as they were 20 years ago when there was no Internet although it has evolved, call it Library 2.0. “Print resource use is declining, but use of electronic resources...

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