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Harry Potter Alliance hosts second annual Quidditch tournament

Harry Potter Alliance hosts second annual Quidditch tournament

by Alyssa Mattison, Editor
May 3, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

 Harry Potter Alliance (HPA) is where the world of witchcraft and wizardry comes to life. The co-presidents of the club, seniors Corinne DeFrancisci and Marissa Maze, try to incorporate as many Hogwarts traditions as they can throughout the school year, including the popular sport of Quidditch. ...

Lancer Media wins 22 awards from the annual Frederick News Post competition

Lancer Media wins 22 awards from the annual Frederick News Post competition

by Lancer Media
April 28, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

On April 27, Lancer Media traveled to the Frederick News Post for the annual Frederick News Post/ Mike Powell Excellence In Journalism awards ceremony. Of the 96 awards, Lancer Media won 22 individual awards. In most categories, Lancer Media took at least two titles. "I am so proud of all of the journalists.  Yes,...

Noah Ismael wins student peace award for Frederick County

Noah Ismael wins student peace award for Frederick County

by Lancer Media
April 25, 2016
Filed under News

Senior Noah Ismael received a Frederick County Student Peace Award on April 16 at the Friends Meeting School in Ijamsville.  He received a $100 check and a second check for $100 was donated to a charity of his choice, in this case Relay for Life.  Sponsored by many organizations in Frederick County, the awa...

Lancer Media achieves SNO Distinguished Site Award

Lancer Media achieves SNO Distinguished Site Award

by Lancer Media
April 22, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Lancer Media has won the Student Newspaper Organization’s (SNO’s) Distinguished Site Award for the 2015-2016 school year.  Of the over 2,000 websites that SNO hosts, Lancer Media is the twelfth to win the award this year The Lance earned six individual badges to win the highest honor. The badges include ...

Barbie’s new bod causes a buzz

Barbie’s new bod causes a buzz

by Elena Guardia, Reporter
April 19, 2016
Filed under News

On January 28th, 2016, iconic doll Barbie got a makeover. There is now a Barbie who looks like everyone, in every shape size and color. Barbie now comes in 22 eye colors, 24 hairstyles, seven different skin colors, a flat foot, and of course three new body shapes in addition to the original doll; tall,...

Lloyd receives the Outstanding Music Teacher Award

Lloyd receives the Outstanding Music Teacher Award

by Alyssa Mattison, Editor
April 18, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Congratulations to Kevin Lloyd for being recognized for his music education achievements! On April 16th, Lloyd received the Outstanding Music Teacher Award from the Maryland Music Educators Association. This annual award ceremony took place at the Turf Valley Conference Center in Ellicott City. ...

Robert Winter finalist in the first Frederick Startup Competition

Robert Winter finalist in the first Frederick Startup Competition

by Beau Cameron, Editor
April 18, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

This year, Linganore High School sent senior Robert Winter to the first annual Startup Frederick competition. The competition hosts young entrepreneurs who showcase their original products to a panel of judges.  The prize was $2,000. Products ranged from outrageous ideas such as glow-in-the-dark...

Learning for Life students raise awareness for Pay It Forward Day

Learning for Life students raise awareness for Pay It Forward Day

by Olivia DuBro, Editor-In-Chief
April 15, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

On April 14, Learning for Life students Sarah Webster, John Paul Beall, and Suscha Campbell  accompanied by staff members Mrs. Pamela Knight and Mrs. Mary Cate Henry, delivered bags of popcorn to teachers around the school as a way to "pay it forward." There was a note attached to the bag informing...

Eight run for BoE: How will they support students?

Eight run for BoE: How will they support students?

by Kasal Smaha, Reporter
April 14, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

This election season, Americans have been subjected constantly to news stories and polls covering the race for the Oval Office, in which five candidates remain. How soon forget about the campaigns closer to us, like the one for retiring US Senator Barbara Mikulski’s seat and for the eight spots in the...

SGA and class council officers elected: Class of 2019 Ben Rose wins SGA president

by Bridget Murphy and Alyse Montgomery, Reporters
April 8, 2016
Filed under News

Last Friday, April 1st, students participated in a school election to choose who would represent them in their class councils and Student Council. The candidates had the entire week to campaign, and voter turn-out was high. Students ran President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Historian for th...

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