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Dreaming of spring break: Where would you go if money was no object?

Dreaming of spring break: Where would you go if money was no object?

by Grace Brooks, Reporter
March 15, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Spring 2017

Spring Break this year is April 14th through the 21st. And what would be  better than to spend it away from  Maryland? Spring break is a time to relax and get away from jobs and work. Choosing a place to spend spring break with the whole family can be difficult, but it's not too late to book a getaway. Islamadora, Florida...

#3 Justice League of Avengers: Who Would Win? Marvel’s Magneto or DC’s Dr. Polaris

#3 Justice League of Avengers: Who Would Win? Marvel’s Magneto or DC’s Dr. Polaris

by Mason Eddins, Reporter
March 15, 2017
Filed under Justice League of Avengers, Showcase, Spring 2017

It's the second Who Would Win. This time around we'll be seeing which king of magnetism would win. These two magnetic men are Magneto of Marvel (1963) and Dr. Polaris of DC (1963, 2008). I'll tell you about their powers, origins, and greatest battles. There will be a Twitter Poll link at the end of ...

Lancer Media Madness: Top predictions from our experts

Lancer Media Madness: Top predictions from our experts

by Ethan Hart, Christian Nolan, and Matthew Gelhard
March 14, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring 2017

Welcome to Lancer Media Madness! For the length of the NCAA Tournament, we will be analyzing and predicting the big games, the upsets, and the sports phenomenon that is March Madness. Below, we have made our picks for our champion to cut down the nets in Glendale, Arizona for the Final Four. Who do you thin...

Second annual GSA dance a success: Photo of the Day 3/14/17

Second annual GSA dance a success: Photo of the Day 3/14/17

by Katie Lehman, Editor
March 13, 2017
Filed under Photo of the Day, Spring 2017

On March 11, Linganore's Gay Straight Alliance club held their second annual dance in support of the LGBT community. With the success of last year's first dance, the group welcomed students from Governor Thomas Johnson High School's GSA to attend as well. GSA students collected donations for the Tr...

Trans rights are human rights: A rally at the BOE for trans protection in schools

Trans rights are human rights: A rally at the BOE for trans protection in schools

by Beau Cameron, Managing Editor
March 10, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Spring 2017

On March 8th, hundreds of students, teachers, and parents gathered outside the Board of Education for the first Frederick Transgender rights rally. Organized by James Vankuilenburg, transgender male and student president of Governor Thomas Johnson High School’s Gay Straight Alliance, the group addressed t...

At 15, Barbagallo aims for pilot’s license

At 15, Barbagallo aims for pilot’s license

by Jacob Bolger, Reporter
March 10, 2017
Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Showcase, Spring 2017

He flies planes through the air as a hobby, but is well grounded in his education, Student Government, and soccer. Dominic Barbagallo is a member of the Linganore High School Class of 2019. One of the things that set Barbagallo apart from other Linganore students is his passion for aviation. In order...

Bottle Flipping: Game, sport, or classroom disruption?

Bottle Flipping: Game, sport, or classroom disruption?

by Christian Nolan and Matthew Gelhard
March 9, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Spring 2017

In 2016, bottle flipping became an endless competition, holding its own as a hobby in everyday life. It still continues to this day. For those who don’t know what it is, bottle flipping occurs when you take a water bottle, drink the water until there’s about 1/3 of water left, and begin flipping ...

Flutist Katsumoto, more than a melody

Flutist Katsumoto, more than a melody

by Emily Reed, Editor
March 3, 2017
Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Showcase, Spring 2017

Since fourth grade, Erika Katsumoto has been playing the flute. Six years later, she is still pursuing her passion. She is a part of Linganore's concert band and second semester symphonic band. Outside of school, she is involved in the woodwind ensemble at Hood College, Frederick Youth Flute Choir, and All-County band. "She has earned first chair in All-County Band as a fresh...

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