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Sociology class takes a trip to detention center

Sociology class takes a trip to detention center

by Cindy Zheng, Reporter
April 25, 2017
Filed under News, Spring 2017

Rebecca Scott’s sociology class took a field trip on April 3rd and 4th to the Frederick County Adult Detention Center located in Frederick. Centers like these all over Maryland are different and some will offer alternatives to imprisonment. At the Frederick County Adult Detention Center, which cur...

27th annual Linganore Art Show: Wilhelm and Todd prepare AP Art concentration exhibits

27th annual Linganore Art Show: Wilhelm and Todd prepare AP Art concentration exhibits

by Grace Brooks, Reporter
April 24, 2017
Filed under News, Spring 2017

Linganore celebrates self-expression and creativity of the arts with an annual show. The 27th Annual Art show is on April 27th. It is a culmination of the whole year's work from all art classes at the school. Upper-level students get a special emphasis and their own exhibits at the show. Megan Wilhelm...

This is not a drill: The evolution of school violence and shootings

This is not a drill: The evolution of school violence and shootings

by Ethan Hart, Reporter
April 24, 2017
Filed under News

Four months ago, I sat in the middle of the lunchroom, going through my Twitter and Snapchat. Suddenly, a friend of mine from Oakdale High School frantically texted me, “Someone’s about to shoot up our school.” Worriedly, I asked what was happening. She responded to me, “I left. My mom took m...

Lancer Media becomes SNO Distinguished Site 2017

Lancer Media becomes SNO Distinguished Site 2017

by Lancer Media
April 5, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Spring 2017

Lancer Media has won the Student Newspapers Online's, SNO, Distinguished Site Award for the second year in a row. SNO sponsors 2,086 different high school newspapers, and Lancer Media was the ninth high school website to win this annual award. Last year's accomplishment was earned in April. This time, the...

A look inside the Adamms Family: Show will open April 7

A look inside the Adamms Family: Show will open April 7

by Garrett Wiehler, Editor
March 27, 2017
Filed under News, Spring 2017, Uncategorized

On April 6th the theater department will be putting on The Addams Family. One of the most popular high school productions, for the past two months a cast of over 25 actors and actresses have been rehearsing after school.  The Addams Family will open on April 6th at 7:00 PM. See Lucas, Wednesday ...

A Dog’s Purpose: What do you know about animal actors in movies?

A Dog’s Purpose: What do you know about animal actors in movies?

by Ethan Hart, Reporter
February 15, 2017
Filed under News, Spring 2017

In modern film, Hollywood animal welfare standards have gone to the dogs. The film A Dog’s Purpose has received  backlash from the public after a disturbing video of a dog being unwillingly pushed into a moving body of water was leaked the week of the movie’s release. The featured German Sheph...

Chromebooks tell COW carts to mooove over

Chromebooks tell COW carts to mooove over

by Devin Barge and Hannah Haught
February 6, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Spring 2017

When most students think about computers in the classroom, their minds automatically go to the slow and clunky laptops in the COW carts or the typical desktops in the labs. At the beginning of second term, LHS went 1:1 with Chromebooks. Of all the FCPS schools, only four are 1:1 in Spring 2017:  Lingan...

Lancer Media sponsors E-waste drive: electronic trash contributes to dangerous pollution

Lancer Media sponsors E-waste drive: electronic trash contributes to dangerous pollution

by Victoria Rock, Reporter
December 14, 2016
Filed under News

What is one of the main causes of climate change? If you said, “electric power," you are correct. Just think about how many devices you have at home, even the ones you don’t use. All of our devices run in the background without us being aware, and these devices use electricity every single day...

Annual Lancer Candy Lane: Fun for young and old

Annual Lancer Candy Lane: Fun for young and old

by Cassie Harris, Reporter
December 14, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Every December, Linganore hosts Lancer Candy Lane, a holiday event where kids from the community can come to make holiday-inspired crafts. Tables line the cafeteria, and they are covered in school glue, glitter, and red and green paper. This year's event was Saturday, December 10th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Student...

FFA sponsors annual poinsettia sale: Order by December 1

FFA sponsors annual poinsettia sale: Order by December 1

by Emily Sherwood, Reporter
November 29, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

The most anticipated time of the year for the FFA, students, faculty, and families is December. The annual FFA winter holiday fundraiser ends Thursday, so act now! There are a total of 71 items to choose from, including sandwiches, cookie dough, fruit baskets, and poinsettias. Customers and the FFA members benefit from ...

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