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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: 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....

Don’t let tutoring torment you: Why grading in PREP is ridiculous

Don’t let tutoring torment you:  Why grading in PREP is ridiculous

by Ethan Hart, Reporter
May 18, 2017
Filed under Opinion

In the inaugural year of the PREP block, there have been many ups and downs. In this period, many students use this time to monitor grades, get a head start on homework assignments, study for classes and tests, as well as completing and making up classwork assignments. However, other students hav...

Are we PREP-ing for success or just relaxing? Fix the problem with graded PREP

Are we PREP-ing for success or just relaxing? Fix the problem with graded PREP

by Emily Reed, Managing Editor
May 11, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Spring 2017

“Linganore's mission is to equip students for life-long learning through lessons in academics, accountability, and attitude.” That is the message proudly proclaimed on the front page of our school website. Yet, in PREP, unfortunately, we are beginning to lack the accountability and focus on academics to live ...

News for September 21, 2016

by Lancer Media
September 22, 2016
Filed under Daily Announcements

Juniors and sophomores:  If you have completed geometry, it is now time to register for the PSAT.  The cost is $15.00 and registration is done through School Cash Online, just like other school fees.  The PSAT will be given on Wednesday, October 19, during periods 1 and 2.  The deadline for registration...

PREP allows students extra time to learn

PREP allows students extra time to learn

by Kennedi Ambush, Reporter
June 16, 2016
Filed under News

The last two weeks of school, students enjoyed three, rather than four, lunch shifts.  This change was to "prep" for the PREP program beginning next year. Linganore joins most other FCPS high schools who already have in-school study time. PREP time will be between second and third periods.  The...

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