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Photo of the day: September 27th, 2013

Photo of the day: September 27th, 2013

by September 27, 2013

Ms. Thompson gives a presentation on banned books in celebration of national Banned Books Week.  Banned Book Week is sponsored by American Library Association and is celebrated annually in late September....

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by Noah Ismael, Editor and Webmaster September 25, 2013

You can find the newest edition of The Lance under Archives, Print Archives.  As always, questions can be directed to [email protected]

Ms. Hendi barrel racing in Arizona.

New teachers reveal talents and hobbies

by Olivia DuBro and Abby Ryan September 17, 2013

“Every child should have a caring adult in their lives. And that’s always a biological parent or family member. It may be a friend or a neighbor. Often times, it is a teacher,” Do you really know...

Wireless internet in schools: Education for the future

Wireless internet in schools: Education for the future

by Theresa Bentz, Reporter September 17, 2013

Many schools are advancing their technology by adding Wireless internet and the program BOYD (bring your own device) to their new approach to education. But is Linganore lacking behind by not acquiring...

Payton Girod and Cazmier Tymooch as freshman [on top] and seniors [at bottom.]

Friendships from freshman to senior year: Can they survive?

by Phoebe Kolesar, Reporter September 17, 2013

Picture yourself walking through the doors for the first time the first day your freshman year. Some of your friends from middle school may have been re-districted to other high schools and it’s up to...

Junior Kobi Azoulay (left) and Sophomore Justin Mitchell (right) longboard down a hill

Shredding – The story behind local skateboarding and longboarding

by Ryan Stark and September 15, 2013

Walk into just about any class, and you’re bound to see at least one person wearing Hurley, Element, LRG, or other popular clothing brands associated with skating, readily talking about whatever plans...

Karen Burall's pig, Emily, enjoys a tasty treat of apples and oranges.

Buyers vs. packers: who wastes more?

by Kelly Angeletti and Erin Formulak September 14, 2013

At the end of the lunch shifts, trash cans overflow with fresh fruit, uneaten sandwiches, half-eaten bags of potato chips, and a wide variety of other foods that students didn’t get the chance to eat,...

Chart by Olivia Goldstein

College visits: The first step in the college process

by Olivia Goldstein, Reporter September 13, 2013

Juniors and seniors have only one topic on their minds, besides sleep: College admissions. The college process can be long and excruciating one but it does not have to be an odyssey. In September and October,...

GLSEN. (2013). School Climate in Maryland (State Snapshot).

Behind school walls: The struggles of LGBT

by Morgan Buchanan, Reporter September 13, 2013

While the LGBT community thrives in pop culture with faces like Ellen DeGeneres, Tyler Oakley, Tegan and Sara, and Neil Patrick Harris, here in the closed world of public schools being LGBT isn’t as...

The poms team practices in the cafeteria.

Fierce competition for school facilities

by Hugh Norko, Reporter September 13, 2013

Bumped from their regular cafeteria location, poms practices in the main hallway two times a week while the NJROTC rifle team shoots in the cafeteria. This is typical of competition for space, even though...

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