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Get to know the 2016 Distinguished Graduates

by Tory Spruill, Photo Editor
November 20, 2016
Filed under Distinguished Graduate Organization, News

The Distinguished Graduate ceremony is a way to honor those who have graduated from Linganore High School and have risen to success. The ceremony will be held on November 22nd in the auditorium during second period. The honorees will also be visiting some classrooms and having a lunch while they are at LHS...

Superintendent of the Year visits LHS

Superintendent of the Year visits LHS

by Alicia Nasto, Editor-In-Chief
November 14, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Frederick County's school system is often recognized for student achievement; however, recently, the top FCPS offiial earned recognition of her own.  On October 27th, Dr. Theresa Alban won the Maryland Superintendent of the Year Award. The award puts her in the running for National Superintendent of the Year against superintendents from all over the nation. On November 3rd, Alban came to Linganore ...

Trump wins LHS Mock Election, mirrors national results.

Trump wins LHS Mock Election, mirrors national results.

by Cassie Harris, Reporter
November 10, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

"You have to be knowledgeable to vote to vote. Knowledge is power." On Monday, November 7th students of all grades voted for who they want to become the next President of the United States. Voting took place during all lunch shifts, and all students are able to participate, regardless of their age. ...

Community Show: A piece of cake for Linganore FFA

Community Show: A piece of cake for Linganore FFA

by Emily Sherwood, Reporter
October 24, 2016
Filed under News

The 43rd annual LHS community show, from October 9th-11th, was a celebration of arts, crafts, food, and farming. From auctioning off cakes, to providing crafts and games for the kids, the FFA works hard to provide a show that will keep people coming back. On the first night of the community show,...

Homecoming review: There’s no place like Linganore

Homecoming review: There’s no place like Linganore

by Tory Spruill, Photo Editor
October 18, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Homecoming week was a spirited time at Linganore. From touring the halls to getting colorful for our classes, students were bursting with Tribe Pride. There were the traditional days that brought a new range of creativity among the student body. On Tuesday, October 4, “Tacky tourist day” students were...

Results of 2016 Homecoming Court

Results of 2016 Homecoming Court

by Grace Weaver, Editor-in-Chief
October 4, 2016
Filed under News

On September 30, 2016 students were given ballots in PREP to vote on who they wanted to be in their homecoming court. The results are below: Class of 2020: Vincent Booth and Myah Davies Class of 2019: Dominic Barbagallo and Shay Arneson Class of 2018: Kenny McQuay and Marie Tapscott For the senior class, al...

Class of 2020 experiments with new Physics of Earth and Space class

Class of 2020 experiments with new Physics of Earth and Space class

by Savannah Sitler, Reporter
September 29, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

The science class Physics of Earth and Space is new to Linganore 2016-2017 and was created by teachers in response to the Next Generation Science Standards. It was formed in order for students to be able to explore and comprehend the earth and space realms of science. What is it? Physics of Earth and...

Cafeteria woes become wow! Oakdale, Urbana pilot burrito bowls

Cafeteria woes become wow!  Oakdale, Urbana pilot burrito bowls

by Nicole Muller, Reporter
September 28, 2016
Filed under News

Would you rather have burritos or a traditional school lunch? Students at Oakdale High School and Urbana High School make that not-so-difficult choice every day. This school year two high schools in Frederick County are piloting Burrito Bowls as an option for school lunch. For $2.50 the burritos come...

School’s out until Labor Day: What’s bad about a longer summer?

School’s out until Labor Day: What’s bad about a longer summer?

by Grace Weaver, Editor-in-Chief
September 26, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

On August 31, 2016 Governor Larry Hogan signed an executive order that mandates that schools must start after Labor Day and end before June 15, while still getting the required 180 days of school. This was after a petition, "Let Summer be Summer"sponsored by Comptroller Peter Franchot, received 25,000...

Chromebooks for Class of 2020 change approach to learning

Chromebooks for Class of 2020 change approach to learning

by Kelsey Ward, Reporter
September 21, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

In 2014, FCPS established a program to give every student their own device to use in the classroom. This 1:1 program distributed Chromebooks to all Class of 2020 members this year. The Chromebooks are used in the classroom and can be taken home for them to use. “Chromebooks have been a good...

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