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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...

French clubs show support for France after tragedies of 11/13/15

French clubs show support for France after tragedies of 11/13/15

by Olivia DuBro, Editor-In-Chief
November 19, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

On Club Day, November 18, 2015 , senior and Vice President of Linganore's chapter of the National French Honor Society, Madeline Wodaski, proposed that the NFHS create a piece of art to show support for France after the atrocities that happened Friday, November 13. On Friday, Paris was attacked by the terror group, ISIS. Six sites in Paris were besieged, and mo...

National Art Honor Society hosts color run (gallery)

National Art Honor Society hosts color run (gallery)

by Olivia DuBro, Editor-In-Chief
November 19, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

On November 14, 2015, the National Art Honor Society hosted their own color run at Linganore. Proceeds will fund future NAHS events and scholarships, and a portion was donated to Relay for Life. A color run is a run in which joggers are doused with color powder as they run. Senior member of the NAH...

Key Club thanks veterans at November club meeting

Key Club thanks veterans at November club meeting

by Sydney Rossman, Editor
November 12, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

According to the Census Bureau there are 21.8 million Veterans in the U.S. Key Club invited two Veterans to a November meeting to thank them for their service and to learn about the veterans' life experiences. Paul Clay is a retired Army Veteran after 21 years of serving his country. Shane Rossman i...

French Week: Take our French Culture Quiz!

French Week: Take our French Culture Quiz!

by Lancer Media
November 9, 2015
Filed under Culture Wars, News, Showcase

In honor of French week, Lancer Media is curious: what do you know about the culture of France? Take our quiz to find out! ...

National Art Honor Society raises money for scholarship, charity with color run

National Art Honor Society raises money for scholarship, charity with color run

by Jeweliana Hendrickson, Editor
November 9, 2015
Filed under News, Showcase

What better way to have fun, get active, socialize, and raise money than a color run? On November 14th, National Art Honor Society will be hosting a color run in order to bring everyone together and raise money for future NAHS events and scholarships. The cost to participate is $10.00.  In addition,...

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