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GSA club dances its way into the new year

by Krista Kelly, Reporter
January 25, 2016
Filed under News

The Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) has been working together to find ways for LGBT community members to feel safer in their school environment. GSA is a national youth leadership organization that works to empower youth activists to end harassment and discrimination in schools based on sexual orient...

Mock Trial team excels in the courtroom

by Garrett Wiehler, Reporter
January 21, 2016
Filed under News

On January 6, six students simulated one of the most important parts of our government- the judicial system. Michael Zerr, Cat Dietrich, Dalton Harris, Grace Weaver, Harrison King, MaKenzie Llewelyn, Sofia Schuller, Brenna Lindsay and Brooke Gooding are all members of the Mock Trial team, and for the...

Chipotle: Favorite fast food restaurant struggles with E Coli outbreak

Chipotle:  Favorite fast food restaurant struggles with E Coli outbreak

by Kayley Russell, Reporter
January 14, 2016
Filed under News

Locally, most have been to the Mt. Airy Chipotle for fast Mexican food and and enjoyable hangout spot. However, lately the national Chipotle chain has earned concern because of an E Coli outbreak leading to 58 people getting seriously ill in nine different states. The majority of these illnesses occurr...

Model UN students deliberate global issues at Hood College

Model UN students deliberate global issues at Hood College

by Haley Barge, Reporter
January 14, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

Hood College was the destination for the Model UN Club’s 11th annual Frederick County conference. The buzz conference room was the pinnacle of months of prepared action for LHS students and those around the region.  Each winter at Hood the club participates in an all-day Model United Nation...

Norko book signing at Barnes and Noble raises money for literary magazine

Norko book signing at Barnes and Noble raises money for literary magazine

by Olivia King, Reporter
January 13, 2016
Filed under News

The pen is mightier than the sword. Mr. Damon Norko released his latest novel The Ghost Writer on November 5th 2015. This is one of the many stories he has published.  Norko was featured in the January's Frederick Magazine Insider, and now Norko is hosting a book fair at Barnes and Noble to promote his...

No holiday from PARCC testing

No holiday from PARCC testing

by Riley Faulconer, Reporter
January 4, 2016
Filed under News

In December, several of the computer labs were booked for the English (4 days) and Math (4 days) for the current round of PARCC assessments. Last year's scores, from spring and fall are just arriving. The last round of Semester 1 PARCC testing takes place on January 5. In the 2014-2015 school year, Fre...

Students went to World Scholar’s Cup Tournament of Champions

Students went to World Scholar’s Cup Tournament of Champions

by Garrett Wiehler, Reporter
December 3, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

One hundred twenty questions, three debates, one essay and one Jeopardy match. This is what is involved in the World Scholar’s Cup, a competition between thousands of the world’s smartest students. Four of those students from attended the final round at Yale University November 13-16 Laura Glawe, ...

Participants ‘wow’ audience at Linganore’s 5th annual Poetry Out Loud contest

Participants ‘wow’ audience at Linganore’s 5th annual Poetry Out Loud contest

by Abigail Montgomery, Editor
December 2, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

On Thursday, November 19, 2015, Linganore High School held their 5th annual Poetry Out Loud contest in the school auditorium.  Junior Kate Cameron won first place.  Junior Summer Etzler was second, and sophomore Shannon McGoey won third. Twenty-four students, chosen either by peers and teachers in...

Distinguished Graduates 2015 receive awards: Photo of the Day 11/24/2015

Distinguished Graduates 2015 receive awards:  Photo of the Day 11/24/2015

by Katie Lehman, Reporter
November 25, 2015
Filed under News, Photo of the Day

On November 24,  the Distinguished Graduate ceremony was held to honor previous graduates from Linganore on their accomplishments in life. This ceremony provides students with a chance to learn how to be successful when their high school career is done, and how they can grow after that. This year's ...

Get to know the 2015 Distinguished Graduates

by Lancer Media
November 23, 2015
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 Tuesday, November 24th in the auditorium. This year, the five alumni recipients are:  Tamara Krauch (Academics)  Liz Maestri (Arts and Humanitie...

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