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Linganore’s Red, Black, and Blues Band performs live!

by Lourdes Jack, Reporter
May 26, 2017
Filed under Spring 2017, Video

On May 18th and 19th, Mr. Lloyd brought the blues and jazz music to the students in the cafeteria.  The new blues band played on the 18th. The jazz ensemble played on the 19th.  The students of the blues band were excited to show their classmates what they have been practicing for the past few months. The...

Juniors chosen for internship at the National Cancer Institute: Photo of the Day 5/25/17

Juniors chosen for internship at the National Cancer Institute: Photo of the Day 5/25/17

by Cindy Zheng, Reporter
May 25, 2017
Filed under Photo of the Day, Spring 2017

Evan Hooper, Madison Reeley, and Patrick Stalnaker were notified on April 21 about their acceptance at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) as a paid interns.  Before receiving the acceptance email from the institute, the three had a rigorous application process. This included an essay which covered a...

Pat Carson, beloved educator at LHS, wins FCPS Substitute of the Year

Pat Carson, beloved educator at LHS, wins FCPS Substitute of the Year

by Emily Reed and Ethan Hart
May 24, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Spring 2017

 One of the most requested substitute teachers at Linganore, Pat Carson’s show of professionalism and kindness brings education to a whole new level in the classroom. But Carson is not just a substitute teacher; she is “the” FCPS Substitute Teacher of the Year 2017. On May 24, Carson wa...

Dancers showcase their moves: Photo of the Day 5/22/17

Dancers showcase their moves: Photo of the Day 5/22/17

by Emily Reed, Managing Editor
May 23, 2017
Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase, Spring 2017

Mrs. Angela Smithhisler (@Teacher_Smitty), head of the drama and dance department, had tweeted  "Don't miss the Dance Showcase this Monday at 7. The dancers have worked so hard and it's going to be a great show!" Smithhisler delivered on her promise, and the dancers and tech crew combined to create a show worth a sta...

Class of 2017: Journalism students write their last day of school in the books

Class of 2017: Journalism students write their last day of school in the books

by Emily Reed, Managing Editor
May 23, 2017
Filed under Senior Countdown 2017, Showcase, Spring 2017

After a long year of working tirelessly, seniors in journalism are ready to write their last year in high school in the archives. Among some of their favorite high school memories, Mallory Maher enjoyed "going to pep rallies with friends." She will be going to Frederick Community College.  She hopes to transf...

Class of 2017: FCA seniors celebrate 4 days left of school

Class of 2017: FCA seniors celebrate 4 days left of school

by Devin Barge and Christian Nolan
May 22, 2017
Filed under Senior Countdown 2017, Spring 2017

With 4 days remaining the school year, senior FCA leaders Nikki Ecott, Anthony Sparacino, and Olivia Deyaert are ready to move on to the next chapter in their lives. Olivia Deyaert will be going to Cedarville University, majoring in nursing, and minoring in bible study. "My favorite FCA moment...

Drama club inducts officers for 2017-2018: Photo of the Day 5/17/17

Drama club inducts officers for 2017-2018:  Photo of the Day 5/17/17

by Christian Nolan, Reporter
May 19, 2017
Filed under Photo of the Day, Spring 2017

The drama club chose new officers for next year. These individuals are taking the roles that graduating seniors held the entire year. As getting picked though, comes a big responsibility. Students are hand-picked by drama teacher Mrs. Angela Smithhisler. Here are the roles, and the students were...

Seniors celebrate their last year at LHS at the annual picnic: Photo of the Day 5/16/17

Seniors celebrate their last year at LHS at the annual picnic: Photo of the Day 5/16/17

by Mallory Maher, Reporter
May 17, 2017
Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase, Spring 2017

On May 15, 2017, the seniors made their way down to the stadium during fourth period for yearbook distribution, food, and some social time, made possible by senior advisers and parent volunteers. The seniors were served pork sandwiches from Carterque Barbeque and Grilling Co., salads, fruits, and c...

Ides of Maius: Staff celebrates Deborah Carter’s retirement with day of recognition

Ides of Maius: Staff celebrates Deborah Carter’s retirement with day of recognition

by Tory Spruill, Photo Editor
May 15, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Spring 2017

On May 15, during first period, Latin club officers Allie Hudson and Gia Haemmerle surprised English/Latin teacher Mrs. Deborah Carter with a declaration, written in Latin, designating Monday, May 15 a day for honoring Carter's contribution to FCPS. The Latin declaration reads: "Salve!  Tuum temporem...

Class of 2017: Girls lacrosse sticks it with 7 days of school left

Class of 2017: Girls lacrosse sticks it with 7 days of school left

by Grace Weaver, Editor-in-Chief
May 15, 2017
Filed under Senior Countdown 2017, Showcase, Spring 2017

Seniors have seven days left and the senior lacrosse girls are ready to stick it. After the loss to Middletown in the quarterfinals, the girls celebrated their season May 15, 2017, with a banquet at Dutches Daughter. This year there was three seniors, Emily Daly defender, Grace Weaver a midfielder, and...

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