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Eaves sisters show their way into the future with FFA

Eaves sisters show their way into the future with FFA

by Emily Sherwood, Reporter
March 24, 2017
Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Spring 2017

Farming is not just a hobby. It is a way of life. Being born into a family of farmers means that you are naturally going to have an appreciation for the one thing that makes the world "grow" around -- agriculture. FFA members, sisters and fifth generation farmers, Rayann and Rachel Eaves, show their love...

FFA sponsors annual poinsettia sale: Order by December 1

FFA sponsors annual poinsettia sale: Order by December 1

by Emily Sherwood, Reporter
November 29, 2016
Filed under News, Showcase

The most anticipated time of the year for the FFA, students, faculty, and families is December. The annual FFA winter holiday fundraiser ends Thursday, so act now! There are a total of 71 items to choose from, including sandwiches, cookie dough, fruit baskets, and poinsettias. Customers and the FFA members benefit from ...

Community Show: A piece of cake for Linganore FFA

Community Show: A piece of cake for Linganore FFA

by Emily Sherwood, Reporter
October 24, 2016
Filed under News

The 43rd annual LHS community show, from October 9th-11th, was a celebration of arts, crafts, food, and farming. From auctioning off cakes, to providing crafts and games for the kids, the FFA works hard to provide a show that will keep people coming back. On the first night of the community show,...

The Pre-Vet Small Animal Care goes to Great Frederick Fair; Photo of the Day 9/20/16

The Pre-Vet Small Animal Care goes to Great Frederick Fair; Photo of the Day 9/20/16

by Victoria Rock, Reporter
September 26, 2016
Filed under Photo of the Day

The Great Frederick Fair welcomed students to explore agriculture and teach the youth about the industry agriculture. The students were given a questionnaire that helps them develop an understanding of the important role that agriculture plays in Frederick County. Not only did they learn from the...

Horticulture students bloom in Community Show season: Photo of the Day 9/21/16

Horticulture students bloom in Community Show season: Photo of the Day 9/21/16

by Emily Sherwood, Reporter
September 22, 2016
Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

Every year for the past 30 years, Mr. Thomas Hawthorne’s horticulture classes have entered ribbon roses in the Linganore High School Community Show. On September 20, Hawthorne introduced this crafting tradition to his horticulture class. The class has been working hard to perfect their projects, making...

Two Linganore teams advance to National FFA competitions

Two Linganore teams advance to National FFA competitions

by Alyssa Mattison, Editor
April 20, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase

Three teams participated in the Future Farmers of America (FFA) Spring Judging competition on Saturday, April 2. Linganore placed second in the Nursery and Landscape and Food Science events and third in Milk Quality. "Linganore was well respresented at the Career Development events," said agricult...

Class of 2016: Future Farmers of America blooms with anticipation of only 25 days left

Class of 2016: Future Farmers of America blooms with anticipation of only 25 days left

by Alyssa Mattison, Editor
April 19, 2016
Filed under Class of 2016 Countdown, Showcase

Linganore's Future Farmers of America (FFA) seniors are graduating from a award-winning program that had 125 members this year. In September, four seniors placed second in the nation in the Floriculture competition. In October, the competitors in the Livestock competition placed fourth in the nation....

News for April 8, 2016

by Lancer Media
April 8, 2016
Filed under Daily Announcements

Are you missing a sweatshirt, coat, glove, keys, backpack, lunch box, notebook, water bottle or your agenda book? Our Lost and Found is full of unclaimed items. If you are missing something, please stop by the front office by Friday, April 15th. If you have misplaced your cell phone, see Mrs. Smith...

News for April 7, 2016

by Lancer Media
April 7, 2016
Filed under Daily Announcements

Any juniors interested in helping with prom decorations, can work today and tomorrow in Student Services from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm. See Ms. Larson or Mrs. Hirschy, if you have questions. Are you missing a sweatshirt, coat, glove, keys, backpack, lunch box, notebook, water bottle or your agenda book?...

Horticulture students prepare for the annual poinsettia plant sale: Photo of the Day 11/18/15

Horticulture students prepare for the annual poinsettia plant sale: Photo of the Day 11/18/15

by Jeweliana Hendrickson, Editor
November 18, 2015
Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

Each year, Horticulture holds a poinsettia plant sale in December. Each 10-12 inch plant sells for $8 starting after the target date of November 30th. When the poinsettia plants arrived on September 9th, they were about 8 inches tall. "There are 675 plants in the greenhouses. It's all that we can...

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