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News for May 10th, 2017

by Lancer Media
May 10, 2017
Filed under Daily Announcements

All students who are PARCC testing this afternoon will be dismissed from PREP at 10:30 am to eat lunch. Students must report to their testing rooms by 11:05 am. Juniors and seniors attending Prom are reminded that guests who do not attend Linganore High School must present a photo ID when they check in at Prom. ...

News for May 9, 2017

by Lancer Media
May 9, 2017
Filed under Daily Announcements

  The third annual Quidditch Tournament will be held Wednesday, May 17th.  Teams of 7-9 can sign up in the Media Center. Teams must have at least two of each gender playing at all times. The cost is $25 per team.  A limited number of teams are allowed so sign-up early.  If you have any questio...

FCPS testing refusal policy doesn’t change underlying problem with testing

FCPS testing refusal policy doesn’t change underlying problem with testing

by Emily Reed, Editor
September 28, 2016
Filed under Fall 2016, Opinion

Chances are that you have never heard of the new Frederick County Public Schools Board of Education policy on testing that was passed on August 24th, 2016. Unfortunately, Policy 511 will not bring about any major change to the status quo. The policy states that FCPS recognizes that a student, at the ...

Technology fail: Students learn better with old-fashioned pencil and paper

Technology fail:  Students learn better with old-fashioned pencil and paper

by Tory Spruill, Reporter
May 18, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

With the learning environment directed towards more BYOD technology, school systems are emphasizing lowering printing costs, which helps the budget and the environment. Many teachers and students, however, prefer paper-integrated learning over a screen. Is the old-fashioned paper method of learni...

PARCC testing stresses students, parents, teachers

PARCC testing stresses students, parents, teachers

by Emily Gorham and Alicia Nasto
December 23, 2014
Filed under News

Across the nation, students are taking the PARCC assessments (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College), new standardized tests that will be used, eventually, in all grades, K-12. This test cycle measures student performance in Mathematics and English 10. According to the PARCC website, each online test costs approxima...

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