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Varsity girls basketball prevails in thriller over Tuscarora: Photo of the Day 2/28/2017

Varsity girls basketball prevails in thriller over Tuscarora: Photo of the Day 2/28/2017

by Ethan Hart, Reporter
February 28, 2017
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On Monday night, the Varsity girls basketball team took down Tuscarora in a heated semifinal game with a final score of 55-49. The Lancers were lead by Sophia Heitzig with 12 points, followed by Olivia Weinel with 10 points. Ashley Bonanno also chipped in, adding 9  points. Linganore came out stro...

Spring sports start March 1. Are you ready?: Photo of the Day 2/27/2017

Spring sports start March 1.  Are you ready?:  Photo of the Day 2/27/2017

by Madison Reeley, Reporter
February 27, 2017
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Spring sports start Wednesday, March 1st. Make sure you have completed your online registration and physical forms are completed by this date. Spring sports include baseball, softball, boys and girls lacrosse, outdoor track and field and tennis. Be sure to follow Linganore sports events as t...

Where’s the cow? Celebrate national FFA Week: Photo of the Day 2/23/17

Where’s the cow? Celebrate national FFA Week: Photo of the Day 2/23/17

by Matthew Gelhard, Reporter
February 23, 2017
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This week is National FFA week! Throughout this week, there is a contest to support the FFA. There is a stuffed cow placed somewhere in the school and students can find it to get a chance for a prize.  Students locate the cow, take a selfie with it, and post it on Twitter tagging @linganoreffa with a creative caption that...

JV boys basketball ends on a high note with a winning season: Photo of the Day 2/22/17

JV boys basketball ends on a high note with a winning season: Photo of the Day 2/22/17

by Christian Nolan, Reporter
February 22, 2017
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February 17 ended the boys JV basketball season with a huge win over Westminster: 63-30. Freshman Sean Lang (the third son in the LHS Lang dynasty) scored 12 points.  Christian Nolan scored 9 points, 3 for 4 from the foul line.  Bennett Formulak scored 7 points, hitting a 3-pointer. The boys...

PLTW students build compound machines to assist jobs: Photo of the Day 2/21/17

PLTW students build compound machines to assist jobs: Photo of the Day 2/21/17

by Lourdes Jack, Reporter
February 21, 2017
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On February 21, Principals of Engineering (POE) students were asked to design a compound machine to assist in three activities in groups of 3 or 4. Students could make a machine that launches a ping pong ball 3 feet or lifts 2.5 pounds off the ground 12 inches.  Using the VEX building pieces and...

Forensic Science gets gruesome around school: Photo of the Day 2/17/17

Forensic Science gets gruesome around school: Photo of the Day 2/17/17

by Cindy Zheng, Reporter
February 17, 2017
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Every year caution tapes and blood splatters are found all over the school.  The halls are transformed into crime scenes that need solving. Ms. Jessica Baker's Forensic Science class experiences real-life crime scenes where they learn to "package evidence, work as a team, and analyze a scenario,"...

Seniors gear up for scholarships: Photo of the Day 2/17/17

Seniors gear up for scholarships: Photo of the Day 2/17/17

by Sydney Rossman, Editing Manager
February 17, 2017
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Seniors,  get your computers ready for scholarships. On February 16, The Community Foundation of  Frederick County representative, Pilar Olivo, came to Linganore to talk to seniors about the local scholarship application process. Last year, the foundation gave out $1.07 million worth of scholarships. They had 406 total scholar...

Rho Kappa inductees begin their new chapter in the history books: Photo of the Day 2/15/17

Rho Kappa inductees begin their new chapter in the history books: Photo of the Day 2/15/17

by Emily Reed, Managing Editor
February 15, 2017
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While history often repeats itself, February 15th was the only date for the annual Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society induction ceremony honoring the accomplishments of the new inductees. The hard work and dedication required to get into Rho Kappa is worth celebrating. Students must have six ...

A tough battle and a loss to Frederick for Lancer ladies: Photo of the Day 2/14/17

A tough battle and a loss to Frederick for Lancer ladies:  Photo of the Day 2/14/17

by Grace Brooks, Reporter
February 14, 2017
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On February 14, the basketball program did not get a Valentine on the court.  Linganore varsity girls were stumped by the Frederick Cadets. The girls fought incredibly hard and never lost an ounce of their effort. The close game ended in Frederick’s favor with the final score 52-40. “I’m incr...

Delegates Vote for 17/18 School Year State SMOB Nominees: Photo of the Day 2/13/17

Delegates Vote for 17/18 School Year State SMOB Nominees: Photo of the Day 2/13/17

by Alex Ismael, Reporter
February 13, 2017
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On February 11th, MASC (Maryland Association of Student Councils) Legislative Session delegates voted for their two nominees for state SMOB (Student Member of the Board of Education) for the 17/18 school year. Delegates, attending from high schools all across Maryland, had the opportunity to vote fo...

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