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Nutrition & Portion Sizes: Overeating is as easy as (2 slices of) pie

Nutrition & Portion Sizes: Overeating is as easy as (2 slices of) pie

by Rose Fiore, Editor
April 25, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase, Spring 2017

With fast food readily available, many young people don't feel the need to making their own meals. The meals they choose at fast food restaurants are often too big and most don't have the right nutrients. For example, let's say you're thirsty and looking for something cool to drink. If you stop at...

Lyme Disease: small tick, big consequences

Lyme Disease: small tick, big consequences

by Alex Ismael, Reporter
April 12, 2017
Filed under Features

A few weeks ago, my mom went to get a routine blood test. When the results came back, it was a positive for Lyme Disease. We were all confused. I would not characterize my mom as an outdoor lover, she is not one who willingly goes into woods or grassy areas. My family has no idea how she contracte...

Attendance matters: Twiford and Hardister track students coming and going

Attendance matters:  Twiford and Hardister track students coming and going

by Lily Weaver, Editor
April 12, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase

Every year, students and staff hear a lot about academic goals and progress, but did you know that attendance goals and progress are equally important to FCPS? Every week, Principal Nancy Doll publishes LHS progress toward the annual attendance goal. The annual target is 96% present, the current progr...

Stress Awareness Month: How do we cope with our feelings?

Stress Awareness Month: How do we cope with our feelings?

by Katie Lehman, Editor
April 12, 2017
Filed under Features, Spring 2017

Psychiatric patients in the ‘50’s had the same level of stress and anxiety as high school students do today, according to the American Psychological Association. Shocking, right? Well, not for students. If anything, it makes sense to them. Since 1992, April is ‘Stress Awareness Month’, and for...

Bright Lights, Big City: Morgan Maher lives the NYC fashion dream

Bright Lights, Big City: Morgan Maher lives the NYC fashion dream

by Mallory Maher, Reporter
April 12, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase, Spring 2017

When people say “living the dream,” I immediately think of my sister, Morgan Maher. My sister lives in Lower Manhattan in New York City and works for Marc Jacobs International as a photographer. She has attended New York Fashion Week, worked with industry professionals, and has had the pleasure of meeting some of t...

Club takes trip to National Museum of African American History and Culture

Club takes trip to National Museum of African American History and Culture

by Devin Barge, Editor
April 5, 2017
Filed under Features, Spring 2017

On April 6th, the African American Culture Club (AACC) took a field trip to the National Museum of African American History and Culture. At the museum, students viewed various artifacts that had been preserved and donated to the museum's gallery. The tour begins with an elevator descent back in time to ...

From 1962 to 2017: The Ever Evolving Face of Linganore High School

From 1962 to 2017: The Ever Evolving Face of Linganore High School

by Alex Ismael, Reporter
March 28, 2017
Filed under Features, Spring 2017

Ever wonder what Linganore looked like back when it opened in 1962? Quite different than what it looks today. There were a lot fewer housing developments in and around the Linganore district than there are in 2017. There were more endless fields, farms and a lot less traffic. The driveway was ev...

From 1962-2017: The Ever Evolving Face of Linganore High School

From 1962-2017: The Ever Evolving Face of Linganore High School

by Alex Ismael, Reporter
March 28, 2017
Filed under Features, Spring 2017

Ever wonder what Linganore looked like back when it opened in 1962? It was quite different than what it looks today. There were a lot fewer housing developments in and around the Linganore district than there are in 2017. There were more endless fields, farms and a lot less traffic. The driveway was...

My job shadowing adventure: Principal Doll wears many hats–leader, teacher, friend

My job shadowing adventure: Principal Doll wears many hats–leader, teacher, friend

by Devin Barge, Editor
March 24, 2017
Filed under Features, Spring 2017

I had the opportunity to shadow Mrs. Nancy Doll for an entire school day and got an insider's look at what it's like to be a public high school principal.  It might seem like I had a "day off," but my day became a tremendous learning experience. 10) Nancy’s Notes Every Friday, Mrs. Doll sends out a memo/a...

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