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12/15/16: Where did Elfie take the Selfie?

12/15/16: Where did Elfie take the Selfie?

by Kelsey Ward, Reporter
December 15, 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...

JV boys basketball defeats Walkersville: Photo of the Day 12/14/16

JV boys basketball defeats Walkersville: Photo of the Day 12/14/16

by Grace Gaydosh, Reporter
December 14, 2016
Filed under Fall 2016, Photo of the Day

On December 13th, the JV boys basketball team beat Walkersville with a score of 78-39. They played great in both halves and hit their 3's. They also played great defense, especially Class of 2019 members Bennett Formulak and Cole Lee. The JV boys have started off the season undefeated, in three...

Handling an emotionally hectic holiday? Words of advice about family dynamics

Handling an emotionally hectic holiday? Words of advice about family dynamics

by Tyler Roman, Reporter
December 14, 2016
Filed under Fall 2016, Winter Festivities

The holiday season is usually a happy time when families get together to celebrate. For as many as half of the students, there are families who don't come together during this cheery time of year. The stress of having a split family can be overwhelming at times, especially during the holiday season. ...

Where will you be over winter break?

Where will you be over winter break?

by Taylor Holmes, Reporter
December 14, 2016
Filed under Fall 2016, Uncategorized

Lancer Media conducted a poll to find out where students are going to be over winter break. The majority of people are staying home; some are going to the mountains (skiing, snow boarding, snow tubing, etc.);  and a few will be taking exotic vacations. Natalie Feit, a Class of 2020 member, said, ...

Door Decorating 2016: What is the people’s choice?

Door Decorating 2016: What is the people’s choice?

by Amanda Anderson, Editor-In-Chief
December 14, 2016
Filed under Fall 2016, Showcase, Winter Festivities

Door Decorating is an activity teachers participate in each December.  Teachers can decorate their door, or have students participate. Each year, classes are very competitive to earn one of the many titles.The doors clearly show the pride students and teachers both have, while still showing holiday...

Top 10 of 2016: Hallmark Christmas movies to make you laugh… and cry

Top 10 of 2016: Hallmark Christmas movies to make you laugh… and cry

by Grace Gaydosh, Reporter
December 14, 2016
Filed under Fall 2016, Winter Festivities

Nothing is better than cuddling up on your couch with a cozy blanket and watching a movie on a cold winter night. But you're not just watching any movie… you're watching a Hallmark Christmas movie. As part of the Countdown to Christmas, Hallmark produces movies for families to watch together during th...

Music Review: The Weeknd releases 80’s vibe new album, Starboy

Music Review: The Weeknd releases 80’s vibe new album, Starboy

by Alicia Nasto, Editor-In-Chief
December 14, 2016
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2016, Showcase

I've been listening to The Weeknd's  last album, Beauty Behind the Madness, on repeat for months.  Abel Tesfaye released the anticipated album, Starboy, on November 25, 2016. The upbeat 80’s vibe makes Starboy a different listening experience.  I like the album, but if you are looking another "T...

Lancer Media sponsors E-waste drive: electronic trash contributes to dangerous pollution

Lancer Media sponsors E-waste drive: electronic trash contributes to dangerous pollution

by Victoria Rock, Reporter
December 14, 2016
Filed under Fall 2016, News

What is one of the main causes of climate change? If you said, “electric power," you are correct. Just think about how many devices you have at home, even the ones you don’t use. All of our devices run in the background without us being aware, and these devices use electricity every single day...

Annual Lancer Candy Lane: Fun for young and old

Annual Lancer Candy Lane: Fun for young and old

by Cassie Harris, Reporter
December 14, 2016
Filed under Fall 2016, News, Showcase

Every December, Linganore hosts Lancer Candy Lane, a holiday event where kids from the community can come to make holiday-inspired crafts. Tables line the cafeteria, and they are covered in school glue, glitter, and red and green paper. This year's event was Saturday, December 10th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Student...

IED students learn how to reverse engineer products: Photo of the Day 12/13/16

IED students learn how to reverse engineer products: Photo of the Day 12/13/16

by Bailey Davis, Reporter
December 14, 2016
Filed under Fall 2016, Photo of the Day

In Mr. Mark Lastova and Mr. Pat Greene's  IED classes, students have been tasked to choose a regular household object and then reverse engineer it. Reverse engineering is basically reproducing another manufacturer's product by following a detailed examination of its composition and construction. Object...

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