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Jackson Ambush plows through the football field

Jackson Ambush plows through the football field

by Brandon Cooper, Reporter
June 9, 2017
Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Showcase

Class of 2019 member Jackson Ambush is a star on the field and in the classroom. Jackson has two touchdowns and over 150 yards of rushing this year as a fullback for the varsity football team, but his athletic ability on the field doesn't hinder his ability to be a star in the classroom. Suffering ...

Welcome Class of 2021: Study up with Linganore’s tutoring options

Welcome Class of 2021: Study up with Linganore’s tutoring options

by Matthew Gelhard, Reporter
June 6, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Spring 2017, Welcome Class of 2021

Most students shy away from tutoring, feeling that they don’t need it, but those who put extra work in learn more. If you don’t fully grasp a concept, why would you sit back and watch your grade fall off the charts? The registrar Kathryn Rich said that in Term 3 12.3% of the freshman class of 2021 h...

Welcome Class of 2021: Get unified with unified sports!

Welcome Class of 2021: Get unified with unified sports!

by Grace Brooks, Reporter
June 5, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Spring 2017, Welcome Class of 2021

Unified Sports bring students with and without disabilities together on the same team. The team competes against teams from other schools. Unified sports offered in Frederick County are bocce ball, tennis, and track and field. Linganore also has a unified P.E. class. The team usually has pract...

Krispy Kreme novice finds delight in new store: Photo of the Day 6/2/17

Krispy Kreme novice finds delight in new store: Photo of the Day 6/2/17

by Grace Brooks, Reporter
June 3, 2017
Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase, Spring 2017

National Doughnut day is celebrated on the first Friday of June. This holiday celebrates the doughnut (or donut), and many doughnut shops participate. The Krispy Kreme that just recently opened on Buckeystown Pike in Frederick earlier this month was giving out one free doughnut to celebrate Doughnut...

Welcome Class of 2021: Video

Welcome Class of 2021: Video

by Lourdes Jack, Reporter
June 2, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Spring 2017, Video, Welcome Class of 2021

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J6bBWdYVMfE For incoming Class of 2021, high school can seem like a scary place.  With movies giving you the impression all freshmen struggle and upperclassmen are mean, its hard to get excited for the new year.  To make things clear, high school is nothing like you...

Kucsan shows outstanding academic and athletic skills

Kucsan shows outstanding academic and athletic skills

by Bridget Murphy, Editor
June 2, 2017
Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Showcase

Class of 2018 member, Natalie Kucsan, is a hard-working student athlete. Kucsan swims for Monocacy Aquatic Club (MAC) and is ranked 13th in Maryland with a 28.56 power index. Kucsan holds the record for fastest for 100 free and 50 free, on her MAC team. She hopes to attend University of Kentucky for sw...

Watson, Hornbeck honored with Golden Lance Awards at 2017 graduation ceremony

Watson, Hornbeck honored with Golden Lance Awards at 2017 graduation ceremony

by Lily Weaver, Editor
June 1, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase, Spring 2017

Three hundred and sixty five Class of 2017 members graduated on May 31.  The ceremony was held at the PNC Arena at Mt. St. Mary's. Although there were many tears throughout the night, overall it was very special. Throughout the ceremony, there were speakers, including, Class of 2017 President,...

Welcome Class of 2021: How to PREP in high school

Welcome Class of 2021:  How to PREP in high school

by Beau Cameron, Managing Editor
May 31, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Welcome Class of 2021

Welcome Class of 2021:  In the fall of 2016, Linganore introduced a preparatory period, or PREP (Preparation, Resource, Enrichment, Practice). In simplest terms, PREP is a daily study hall. Students have thirty minutes between periods two and three to work on homework, class assignments, or other work....

Class of 2017 practices for upcoming graduation ceremony: Photo of the Day 5/30/17

Class of 2017 practices for upcoming graduation ceremony: Photo of the Day 5/30/17

by Beau Cameron, Managing Editor
May 30, 2017
Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

On May 30th, the Class of 2017 had their second practice for their graduation ceremony on May 31st. The senior class practiced entering and exit using music provided by the graduation band.  Faculty members including Mr. Jeremy Brown, Mrs. Marsha Thompson, Mrs. Partner, Mrs. Paula Larson, Principal...

Dufresne earns black belt and teaches Tae Kwon Do to children

Dufresne earns black belt and teaches Tae Kwon Do to children

by Alicia Nasto, Editor-In-Chief
May 26, 2017
Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Showcase

Earning a black belt in Tae Kwon Do is rigorous for anyone at any age. Hanna Dufresne earned her black belt at age 10 and has been training at Sykesville Tae Kwon Do since she was five years old. To reach black belt status, Dufresne had to pass three separate tests: a physical, written, and performance. Sh...

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