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Buyers vs. packers: who wastes more?

Buyers vs. packers: who wastes more?

by Kelly Angeletti and Erin Formulak
September 14, 2013
Filed under Features, News, Showcase

At the end of the lunch shifts, trash cans overflow with fresh fruit, uneaten sandwiches, half-eaten bags of potato chips, and a wide variety of other foods that students didn’t get the chance to eat, or simply didn’t want to eat. Who is wasting all this food? Not everybody eats all of their ...

Parking permits: Make your own?

Parking permits: Make your own?

by Marissa de La Viez, Editor
September 11, 2013
Filed under Features, News, Showcase

Countless rebels stealthily enter the school lot each morning, lacking the validation that they can park legally. (Well, they can be counted, and The Lance staff did just that.) Most students roll in with their paid-for white passes visible in their windshields.  Who pays, and who doesn’t? How should ad...

Hero projects use left and right brain intelligence

Hero projects use left and right brain intelligence

by Anna Lott, Reporter
June 10, 2013
Filed under Features, Showcase

What if raising your SAT score was as easy as painting a picture?      A recent study conducted by the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies proved that students who enroll in art courses often have higher SAT scores (http://www.nasaa-arts.org/Research/Key-Topics/Arts-Education/critical-ev...

Importance of Fluency in Two Languages in Jobs

Importance of Fluency in Two Languages in Jobs

by Callia Tweedell, Reporter
February 15, 2013
Filed under Features

This article won The Frederick News Post‘s third place “best column on an education subject" award.   In many jurisdictions lawmakers have introduced variations of a bill that requires all government functions to be conducted in English. Known as “The Language Unity Act,” the bill would also esta...

School Mascot-Offending or Honoring?

School Mascot-Offending or Honoring?

by Noah Ismael, Online Editor
February 15, 2013
Filed under Features, Opinion, Showcase

This article won The Frederick News Post‘s first place “Mike Powell Excellence in Journalism Award” for a column on a state or national subject.   This 50th school year marks a time to remember our past, celebrate traditions, and plan the future for Linganore. Does planning for the future mean that the sc...

Top ten viral YouTube videos of 2012

Top ten viral YouTube videos of 2012

by Erin Stewart, Reporter
January 9, 2013
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Showcase, Video

10- Bang (Original) - This cute and funny video was recorded by the little baby boy’s mom. She had a gun app and when the baby boy heard the noise he put his arm up and fell back like he was dead. The video was about 5 seconds but it went viral fast. This video might be cute and funny but it shows ...

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