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Top 10 of 2016: Best holiday songs for rockin’ around the Christmas tree

Top 10 of 2016: Best holiday songs for rockin’ around the Christmas tree

by Lily Weaver, Reporter
December 19, 2016
Filed under Fall 2016, Showcase, Winter Festivities

These days 97.1, 97.5 and 101.9 play the expected songs for the holidays. You can create/choose your own station on Spotify, Pandora, or Apple Music.  Thankfully many songwriters came out with new songs that will make your holidays more merry. I listened to over 30 Christmas songs and chose my top 10 that ...

Erin Lafferty goes Gold with her troop

Erin Lafferty goes Gold with her troop

by Kelsey Ward, Reporter
December 19, 2016
Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Fall 2016

The Eagle Scout award in Boy Scouts is familiar to everyone as the height of leadership and personal achievement.  For Girl Scouting, the Gold Award has not had the same attention, even though it is equivalent and, possibly, more difficult to earn.  It was modernized in 2010, making it a personal l...

Celebrating Lancer Media’s pie-gress towards diversity: Photo of the Day 12/16/16

Celebrating Lancer Media’s pie-gress towards diversity: Photo of the Day 12/16/16

by Emily Reed, Editor
December 19, 2016
Filed under Fall 2016, Photo of the Day, Showcase

If you've been visiting The Lance recently, you will notice that several people you've never seen before are making appearances on the front page. This is due to Lancer Media's new initiative to represent the entire study body and all groups of people by the end of the school year. Before our major...

Confessions of an overprotective sister: How I deal with cancer

Confessions of an overprotective sister: How I deal with cancer

by Grace Weaver, Editor-in-Chief
December 19, 2016
Filed under Fall 2016, Features, Showcase

Everyone remembers in vivid colors the day that changed everything: college graduation, wedding day, the birth of a child. Mine is completely different. My red-letter day was when my sister was diagnosed with cancer. My ten-year-old sister, went for a check-up because her arm hurt. My family thought it...

12/19/2016: Where did Elfie take the selfie?

12/19/2016: Where did Elfie take the selfie?

by Savannah Sitler, Reporter
December 19, 2016
Filed under Fall 2016, Showcase, Winter Festivities

Lancer Media’s friend, Elfie, is hiding somewhere in Linganore. If you can tell us where he is in the daily picture, you will be entered in a daily contest. If you win the daily contest, you will be entered in the weekly drawing for a gift card. Weekly raffle winners will be announced via Twitter on...

12/18/16: Where did Elfie take the Selfie?

12/18/16: Where did Elfie take the Selfie?

by Tory Spruill, Photo Editor
December 18, 2016
Filed under Fall 2016, Winter Festivities

Lancer Media’s friend, Elfie, is hiding somewhere in Linganore. If you can tell us where he is in the daily picture, you will be entered in a daily contest. If you win the daily contest, you will be entered in the weekly drawing for a gift card. Weekly raffle winners will be announced via Twitter on...

12/17/16: Where did the Elfie take the Selfie?

12/17/16: Where did the Elfie take the Selfie?

by Grace Gaydosh, Reporter
December 17, 2016
Filed under Fall 2016, Showcase, Winter Festivities

Lancer Media’s friend, Elfie, is hiding somewhere in Linganore. If you can tell us where he is in the daily picture, you will be entered in a daily contest. If you win the daily contest, you will be entered in the weekly drawing for a gift card. Weekly raffle winners will be announced via Twitter on...

NEHS hosts potluck and book discussion: Photo of the Day 12/15/16

NEHS hosts potluck and book discussion: Photo of the Day 12/15/16

by Kelsey Ward, Reporter
December 16, 2016
Filed under Fall 2016, Photo of the Day, Showcase

What is your favorite food that you will miss the most when you graduate from high school and move on to college, career and living on your own? Is it the gooey mac and cheese, the savory meatballs or the sweet brownies? The National English Honor Society hosted a potluck dinner and encouraged everyone...

12/16/16: Where did Elfie take the Selfie?

12/16/16: Where did Elfie take the Selfie?

by Summer Etzler, Reporter
December 16, 2016
Filed under Fall 2016, Showcase, Winter Festivities

Lancer Media’s friend, Elfie, is hiding somewhere in Linganore. If you can tell us where he is in the daily picture, you will be entered in a daily contest. If you win the daily contest, you will be entered in the weekly drawing for a gift card. Weekly raffle winners will be announced via Twitter on...

Top 10 of 2016: Events that changed history

Top 10 of 2016:  Events that changed history

by Summer Etzler, Reporter
December 15, 2016
Filed under Fall 2016, Opinion, Showcase

This year will go down in history.  We'll remember this year for fake news stories, the election, and more.  Here are my top 10 events that changed America. January 2016 Executive action on guns: In January, President Obama gave a speech proposing to increase gun control in the wake of the Sa...

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