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Seniors enjoy breakfast before graduation practice: Photo of the Day 5/26/17

Seniors enjoy breakfast before graduation practice: Photo of the Day 5/26/17

by Rose Fiore, Editor
May 26, 2017
Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

On May 26th, the class of 2017 came back to school to enjoy a  strawberry breakfast served by the Alumni Association and to practice for graduation. They started breakfast at 7:00 am. Lexi Watson said, "The strawberries and chocolate chips were great!" Caroline Ward said, "The breakfast was delicious." Special...

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...

Woodworking builds corn hole games: Photo of the Day 5/24/17

Woodworking builds corn hole games:  Photo of the Day 5/24/17

by Matthew Gelhard, Reporter
May 24, 2017
Filed under Photo of the Day

The arts courses held at Linganore are the birth of many exotic pieces, full of creativity. Paintings, ceramics, you name it and a student can create it. However, art doesn’t always have to be created with a paintbrush, it can also be created with a hacksaw. Woodworking is part of the Technical Educat...

Seniors get a hoo-rah on their last day: Photo of the Day 5/23/17

Seniors get a hoo-rah on their last day: Photo of the Day 5/23/17

by Lourdes Jack, Reporter
May 23, 2017
Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

After four long years, Class of 2017 is now leaving their memories at the door as they finish out their last day of high school.  With everyone going to different colleges, today is a day for them to relax and hang out with each other--except in some classes where students are taking finals.  Congratulations...

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

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...

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...

Sophomores get their AP World History exam feet wet: Photo of the Day 5/12/17

Sophomores get their AP World History exam feet wet: Photo of the Day 5/12/17

by Madison Reeley, Reporter
May 12, 2017
Filed under Photo of the Day, Spring 2017

The first two weeks of May are intense for those who are taking one, two, and, even, three AP tests.  For most AP testers, they are pros by their senior year. For many, they get their AP feet wet with the The AP World History course, is the first AP course available to sophomores. “It was more o...

Girls varsity lacrosse falls in first round of playoffs: Photo of the Day 5/11/17

Girls varsity lacrosse falls in first round of playoffs: Photo of the Day 5/11/17

by Ethan Hart, Reporter
May 12, 2017
Filed under Photo of the Day, Spring 2017

On May 9, the #7 seeded girls varsity lacrosse team was defeated in the first round of the Frederick County playoffs against #2 seeded Middletown Knights, with a final score of 29-2.  With a weakened defense, the Lancers couldn’t get anything going against a Knights squad who they lost to previous...

Advanced Theater Production tackles mental health at showcase: Photo of the Day 5/10/2017

Advanced Theater Production tackles mental health at showcase: Photo of the Day 5/10/2017

by Garrett Wiehler, Editor
May 10, 2017
Filed under Photo of the Day

Since the beginning of this semester the Advanced Theater Production (ATP) class has been working on their annual showcase. This year the class performed four vignettes, all dealing with different perspectives on mental illness. "Originally, I had the idea to do something about adolescence," said...

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