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Handling an emotionally hectic holiday? Words of advice about family dynamics

Handling an emotionally hectic holiday? Words of advice about family dynamics

by Tyler Roman, Reporter
December 14, 2016
Filed under Winter Festivities

The holiday season is usually a happy time when families get together to celebrate. For as many as half of the students, there are families who don't come together during this cheery time of year. The stress of having a split family can be overwhelming at times, especially during the holiday season...

20 under 20: Unique gifts for your favorite fangirl (or fanboy)

20 under 20: Unique gifts for your favorite fangirl (or fanboy)

by Elizabeth Anderson, Reporter
December 13, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Winter Festivities

If you're struggling to find a holiday present for that one person you love to death but won't be satisfied with a simple t-shirt or gift card to Barnes and Noble? That one person who just so happens to be obsessed with some terrifying television show or book series that doesn't seem to end? Look no ...

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 ...

The Top 10…’lit’ words and phrases of 2015

The Top 10…’lit’ words and phrases of 2015

by Olivia DuBro, Editor-In-Chief
January 3, 2016
Filed under Holiday 2015, Showcase

On November 16, 2015, Oxford Dictionary released its Word of the Year: the crying laughing face emoji. These are Lancer Media's picks for the Top 10 words and phrases of 2015. 10) A1  To start off the countdown, we have the simple and tasteful A1 and, no, I don’t mean the steak sauce. The phrase was coined by a British sh...

Little Lancers carol through the halls: Photo of the Day 12/23/15

Little Lancers carol through the halls: Photo of the Day 12/23/15

by Brennan Nolan, Editor
December 24, 2015
Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

Linganore's Little Lancers marched through the school hallways to show their holiday spirit. They rang the bells that were put on their arms for all of the students to hear. "Jingle Bell Rock" was the tune of the day. Junior Paige Badostain, a student teacher for the Little Lancers said, "For the ho...

Newsie the Elf gallery and winners

Newsie the Elf gallery and winners

by Lancer Media
December 21, 2015
Filed under Holiday 2015, Showcase

Lancer Media’s friend, Newsie, is hiding somewhere in Linganore. If student can tell us where he is in the daily picture, they are entered in a daily contest. If they win the daily raffle, they are entered in the weekly drawing for a gift card. Weekly raffle winners will be announced via Twitter...

12/17/15: Where is Newsie the Elf Hiding?

12/17/15: Where is Newsie the Elf Hiding?

by Olivia DuBro, Editor-In-Chief
December 17, 2015
Filed under Holiday 2015, Showcase

Lancer Media’s friend, Newsie, is hiding somewhere in Linganore. If you can tell us where he is in the daily picture, you will be entered in a daily contest. If you win the daily contest, you will be entered in the weekly drawing for a gift card. Weekly raffle winners will be announced via Twitter on...

Vote for your favorite: Teachers deck doors for 2015 holiday contest

by Abigail Montgomery, Editor
December 14, 2015
Filed under Holiday 2015

Which holiday door do you find most festive?  Check out the gallery of teachers' doors and vote for your favorite!

Let the holiday season begin with Candy Lane: Photo of the Day 12/12/15

Let the holiday season begin with Candy Lane: Photo of the Day 12/12/15

by Olivia King, Reporter
December 12, 2015
Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

Linganore hosted the 2015 Candy Cane Lane on Saturday, December 12th 2015 from 8 a.m to 3 p.m. Kids of all ages arrived for holiday themed crafts, such as making snowflakes, decorating cookies, assembling a small, wooden basket, creating reindeer antlers to wear, putting together paper plate Chr...

Friday the 13th: 13 Things you didn’t know about the year’s unluckiest day

Friday the 13th: 13 Things you didn’t know about the year’s unluckiest day

by Erin Formulak, Reporter
February 13, 2015
Filed under Features, Showcase

You roll out of bed in the morning and moments after find yourself tripping over a shoe and falling flat on your face. You get up and wonder which side of the bed was the right side, but then you glance at the calendar and discover the true reason for your early misfortune: Friday the 13th. Why is Friday ...

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