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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...

The force is with Patrick Finch who wants to rule Mr. Linganore

The force is with Patrick Finch who wants to rule Mr. Linganore

by Grace Weaver, Editor-in-Chief
March 3, 2017
Filed under Mr. Linganore 2017, Showcase, Spring 2017

The 18th Annual Mr. Linganore contest “It’s a Royal Affair” will be on March 4 at 7:00 p.m. Lancer Media is covering each of the contestants leading up to the big day. One of the 12 contestants for the crown, Patrick Finch is going to be portraying Darth Vader, from Disney's Star Wars movie serie...

We the People have an opinion about political speech in school

We the People have an opinion about political speech in school

by Grace Weaver and Tory Spruill
March 3, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Spring 2017

On March 1, 2017, students at Westiminster High School, just 30 minutes away from Linganore High School, wore t-shirts to school with artwork by Shepard Fairey depicted on them in protest of posters being taken down in their schools. In mid-February, teachers at the Carroll County high school, hun...

Princesses of Mr. Linganore dance their way into your hearts

Princesses of Mr. Linganore dance their way into your hearts

by Emily Reed and Cindy Zheng
March 3, 2017
Filed under Mr. Linganore 2017, Showcase, Spring 2017

Now it’s time for the princesses to steal the spotlight. On March 1, the ladies tried on their waltzing dresses for the competition and chatted about the event. Mackenzie Domroe, escort for Spencer Young, said, “I loved learning the waltz but I hated spinning!” Later, Young jokingly said,...

The masks we wear: 9/11 class project reveals the effects of trauma on soldiers

The masks we wear: 9/11 class project reveals the effects of trauma on soldiers

by Beau Cameron, Managing Editor
March 2, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Spring 2017, Video

The 9/11 studies course was approved by the Board of Education in spring 2016, and Mr. Darren Hornbeck taught the course for the first time in the fall of 2016.  The mask project was one part of the class experience.   The class discusses the effects of 9/11 on our modern society and military, the ...

#2 Justice League of Avengers: Who Would Win? DC’s Superman or Marvel’s Hyperion

#2 Justice League of Avengers: Who Would Win? DC’s Superman or Marvel’s Hyperion

by Mason Eddins, Reporter
March 1, 2017
Filed under Justice League of Avengers, Spring 2017

Today I'll be asking the age old question, who would win? We'll pitting one of DC's powerhouses, Superman against his Marvel counterpart, Hyperion. At the end of this blog, and future Who Would Win's, there will be a Twitter poll. I suggest you read the blog before voting. SUPERPOWERS We all know who Superman is. He's the super powerful al...

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