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PREP allows students extra time to learn

PREP allows students extra time to learn

by Kennedi Ambush, Reporter
June 16, 2016
Filed under News

The last two weeks of school, students enjoyed three, rather than four, lunch shifts.  This change was to "prep" for the PREP program beginning next year. Linganore joins most other FCPS high schools who already have in-school study time. PREP time will be between second and third periods.  The...

Seniors recognized for their achievements at the Senior Salute

Seniors recognized for their achievements at the Senior Salute

by Grace Weaver, Managing Editor
June 7, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

On May 31, seniors were recognized at the annual senior salute. As a class, the seniors selected Mr. Darren Hornbeck to be the featured speaker. The ceremony started with opening remarks from the Senior Class President Matthew DeMember. Throughout the night, awards were given out including Departmental,...

Garrett Wiehler and Lincoln Robisch earn a standing “O” for their Global Championship win

Garrett Wiehler and Lincoln Robisch earn a standing “O” for their Global Championship win

by Bridget Murphy, Reporter
June 6, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

In the Destination Imagination Global  Improv Competition in Tennessee, juniors Garrett Wiehler  and  Lincoln Robisch brought home first place and the Da Vinci award for their outstanding performance and creativity. They received a standing ovation at the student awards assembly on July 1. The two...

Senior Destinations: Coletti wins Vans Warped Tour tickets

Senior Destinations: Coletti wins Vans Warped Tour tickets

by Lancer Media
June 4, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Fifty-one seniors are framed on Main Street with photos and stories about their many destinations next year--including colleges as far away as Toronto and as close at Hood.  All of them posed inside a frame for the Lancer Media LHSsees2020 campaign. Any senior who participated was eligible to win...

“Long Live” the Class of 2016: Lazarus and Yurich receive Golden Lance Awards at graduation

“Long Live” the Class of 2016: Lazarus and Yurich receive Golden Lance Awards at graduation

by Alyse Montgomery, Reporter
June 3, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Wednesday, June 1st, the Class of 2016 took their first steps into the next chapter of their lives, receiving their high school diplomas, as they crossed the stage in front of friends and family at Mount St. Mary's University.  Board of Education member, Colleen Cusimano said in her greetings to the cl...

Rev up your tractors for Drive Your Tractor to School Day

Rev up your tractors for Drive Your Tractor to School Day

by Devin Barge, Reporter
May 26, 2016
Filed under News

May 24, 2016 marks the first annual Drive your Tractor to school competition. Students and staff drove multiple sized tractor to school to show off their agricultural muscle.  While this is a long-standing tradition, Drive Your Tractor to School competition is new this year. Competitors included...

The Whimsical Wizards win the 2016 Quidditch tournament

The Whimsical Wizards win the 2016 Quidditch tournament

by Alyssa Mattison, Editor
May 20, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

On Tuesday, May 18, seven teams stepped away from Linganore and into the wizarding world of Hogwarts for the second annual Quidditch tournament. Under a stormy sky, teams competed to win the golden snitch trophy and a bag of Harry Potter themed prizes. The teams who participated in the tournament in...

York wins FCPS 2016 Outstanding High School Special Education Instructional Assistant

York wins FCPS 2016 Outstanding High School Special Education Instructional Assistant

by Olivia DuBro, Editor-In-Chief
May 18, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Many students know her by her round-rimmed glasses, her friendly smile, and her charming patience. Ms. Mary Jo York is a Special Education Assistant who goes above and beyond to help any and all students who are willing to accept assistance. On May 17, she was awarded the FCPS Outstanding High School...

Trucks, Bikes, and Cars, Oh my: Lancers Make It Happen plans second annual car show

Trucks, Bikes, and Cars, Oh my: Lancers Make It Happen plans second annual car show

by Olivia DuBro, Editor-In-Chief
May 16, 2016
Filed under News

The Lancers Make it Happen club is hosting their second annual auto show. This year, the event will be held on Sunday, May 22, from 10 am to 2 pm in the Linganore front parking lot. Last year, the show brought in more than $1,200, a huge success. There is a five dollar minimum donation to register...

Student journalists gets ‘New Voice’ with Maryland legislation

Student journalists gets ‘New Voice’ with Maryland legislation

by Grace Weaver, Editor
May 9, 2016
Filed under News

Maryland has now joined many states with the “New Voices” bill that has made it through the State Senate.  The Maryland House had an overwhelming 130-6 vote to pass the new legislation. It will need to be signed by Governor Hogan and then go into effect on October 1, 2016. The New Voices Bill...

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