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From Halloween to Christmas: When do we give thanks?

From Halloween to Christmas: When do we give thanks?

by Erin Stewart, Editor
December 18, 2013
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

While searching for the perfect Halloween costume, shoppers bump into rows of ornaments, candy canes and fake Christmas trees. Is Thanksgiving ever on display? You may see houses with Christmas lights on the trees, around the house and a Christmas tree in the window, but it’s not even Thanksgiving....

Court is now in session for Mock Trial competitions

Court is now in session for Mock Trial competitions

by Ryan Stark, Reporter
December 18, 2013
Filed under Features, Showcase

People are streaming into a courtroom. Witnesses and lawyers are taking their positions to conduct a trial, hoping to convict someone or help someone stay free. The trial rages on, comes to a conclusion, and everyone files out. Except, there was no real trial: everyone is a teenager, there are no real...

Lady Lancers focus on service with style

Lady Lancers focus on service with style

by Caitlin Denny, Reporter
December 18, 2013
Filed under Features, News, Showcase

Move over, Men’s club. There are ladies in the house! Lady Lancers is a club that was re-started this past year. They are "creating a place where all girls feel welcome and shows positivity in the community,” according to Barbara Ferguson, advisor. The new group has a substantial size, with about...

Who fans transported by 50th anniversary special

Who fans transported by 50th anniversary special

by Izzy Peterson, Editor
December 18, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

On November 23rd, fans of the popular sci-fi show Doctor Who were given the early Christmas gift of a 50th anniversary episode called “The Day of the Doctor.” Doctor Who fans were left hanging with the last episode of Season 8 (“The Name of the Doctor”) in which a mysterious, previously unkno...

Hunters go for big game in November

by Nicole Baye, Reporter
December 18, 2013
Filed under News

Deer, goose, duck, and turkey. There are so many delicious animals we eat, especially at the holidays. There is one problem: they aren’t just going to walk into the oven. You got to get up at the crack of dawn just to drive to the location, AND THEN you have walk who knows how many feet to a tree stand...

Montgomery Country considers new start times

Montgomery Country considers new start times

by Abby Ryan, Reporter
December 18, 2013
Filed under News

If you look bad, feel moody, lack motivation, and perform poorly, it’s probably you’re not getting enough sleep. Many students feel like zombies getting ready for school in the morning and wish they could have just an hour more of sleep. For Montgomery County students this could be a reality as early...

Should Linganore have a winter formal?

Should Linganore have a winter formal?

by Abby Ryan, Reporter
December 18, 2013
Filed under News, Showcase

Ladies, we all know you need another excuse to get dolled up. Guys, we all know you need an excuse to get close to girls. Would you be interested in going to a winter dance? There are no official plans in the works. Why not? Sophomores Lindsay Novesal and Rachel Huston said they would go to a winter...

Travel, trouble, or treasure? What’s on your bucket list for 2014?

Travel, trouble, or treasure? What’s on your bucket list for 2014?

by Kelly Angeletti, Reporter
December 18, 2013
Filed under Features, Showcase

With the New Year coming up, many make new resolutions in 2014. It's also a perfect time to create that new bucket list. “I would really love to spend Christmas in London next year,” said English teacher Mrs. Brittney Garst. This is just one of the many adventures she has included on her bucket...

Goodbye, 2013! 10 fads everybody hates

by Olivia DuBro, Reporter
December 18, 2013
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

10) Nike Foams: This year, Nike Air Foamposites, also known as Foams, got quite a lot of attention from both boys and girls. There seems to be no in between with these shoes: you either love ‘em or you hate ‘em.  Even the people who love them didn’t love them enough to spend $250-350 on them. The ...

Video Production plans school-spirited Lip Dub

Video Production plans school-spirited Lip Dub

by Brennan Nolan, Reporter
December 18, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, News, Opinion

You’ve heard of break dancing, the Harlem shake, and even the controversial twerking. However, there is a new fad that has taken over YouTube. This craze is known as lip dub. “A lip dub is a one shot video where there are different students lip singing to pre-recorded songs as they move through...

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