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Teens worship John Green books

Teens worship John Green books

by Ryan Stark, Reporter
November 18, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

John Green is one of America’s rising stars in teen culture. The man has worked in a variety of forms: ask anyone, and there’s a good chance they’ve come into contact with his work in some way, whether it be reading one of his books, watching his Crash Course videos for AP World, or interacting...

Fall sports finish up season

Fall sports finish up season

by Kyle Brodt, Reporter
November 18, 2013
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Revision 11/23/2013: Both the JV and Varsity Cheerleading squads placed first at the Frederick County Cheerleading Competition and are now the reigning Frederick County Champions. The Varsity squad advanced to the regional competition where they placed 4th and earned a bid to the State competition.   This fall has...

Animals 101 to the rescue

Animals 101 to the rescue

by Nicole Baye, Reporter
November 18, 2013
Filed under Features, Showcase

Animals 101 is a club whose purpose is to spread awareness about animal neglect and members help raise funds to help save animals in crisis in the Frederick area. Each club day, they have a speaker talk about humane education. The club was founded in 2008 as a horse club when Linganore was at Oakdale....

Fiore writes her way to fame

Fiore writes her way to fame

by Olivia Goldstein, Editor
November 18, 2013
Filed under Distinguished Graduate Organization, Features

“Had you told me fifteen years ago I’d be getting an award – one that honored me as an accomplished member of the LHS former student body – I never would have believed you,” Kelly Ann Fiore said. Linganore graduate from 1998, Kelly Ann Fiore is a young adult fiction author. Fiore is this...

Common misconceptions about the flu

Common misconceptions about the flu

by Kaycee Oland, Reporter
November 18, 2013
Filed under Features, Showcase

As temperature drops, the cases of the flu rise. According to Mrs. O'Gwin-Harris, School Health Director for Frederick County, last year 5,403 children in Frederick County went to the health room due to cold symptoms. Every time flu season starts, people ask the same question over and over. Why do...

News for Monday, November 18, 2013

News for Monday, November 18, 2013

by Lancer Media Staff
November 18, 2013
Filed under Daily Announcements

Unified Tennis players are reminded to turn in their red team jersey to Mr. Sunkel in Room A139. The jerseys are overdue and are needed for the winter Unified Bocce Ball season. Thank-you! The Linganore High School Indoor Color Guard will be holding tryouts tomorrow evening from 6-9pm. The meeting w...

Gain wisdom about wisdom teeth

Gain wisdom about wisdom teeth

by Erin Formulak, Reporter
November 15, 2013
Filed under Features, Showcase

Imagine sitting in the chair in the dentist’s office, lying under a bright light, the dentist poking around in your mouth with a tiny mirror. He consults your file for a moment before telling you, “We’re going to have to get those wisdom teeth removed.” What are wisdom teeth? Contrary to its...

How awkward is awkward?

How awkward is awkward?

by Brennan Nolan, Reporter
November 15, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Have you ever been in a position of what’s known as “awkward silence?” Imagine that you are in that awkward silence, except the only difference is it takes years to get out of it. Most teenagers between the ages of 13 and 18 know what this feels like. This feeling and process has a name. It’s...

News for Friday, November 15, 2013

News for Friday, November 15, 2013

by Lancer Media Staff
November 15, 2013
Filed under Daily Announcements

Fellowship of Christian Athlete Club members: The deadline for turning in your T-shirt order and your filled Samaritan’s Purse Shoe Box is today. Please drop off those items at Ms. Becker’s office or Ms. Purgason’s classroom. It's time to start thinking about what your part will be for 3 bi...

Photo of the day: Thursday, November 14, 2013

Photo of the day: Thursday, November 14, 2013

by Ryan Stark
November 14, 2013
Filed under Photo of the Day

Students Andrew Baughman, Michaela DeRosa, and Chris DeFrancisco after the middle school showing of Twelfth Night.

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