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Photo of the day: September 27th, 2013

Photo of the day: September 27th, 2013

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. The focus is on the First Amendment Right to Freedom of Speech.

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September 25, 2013

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New teachers reveal talents and hobbies

Ms. Hendi barrel racing in Arizona.

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 your teachers? The faces you see around the halls and even in your classrooms may be complete strang...

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 BOYD? Montgomery County Public Schools have acquired Wireless internet over the summer by adding...

Friendships from freshman to senior year: Can they survive?

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

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 you to find new ones. Four years later you’re posting pictures on Instagram of you and your best...

Shredding – The story behind local skateboarding and longboarding

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

by Ryan Stark

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 they have for skating in the near future, and comfortably using terms such as “Ollie” or “hardflip”....

Buyers vs. packers: who wastes more?

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

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, or simply didn’t want to eat. Who is wasting all this food? Not everybody eats all of their ...

College visits: The first step in the college process

Chart by Olivia Goldstein

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, college representatives come to LHS, and it’s important to take advantage of that resource. “College...

Behind school walls: The struggles of LGBT

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

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 widely accepted. Experiencing some form of bullying is practically inevitable for LGBT people. According...

Fierce competition for school facilities

The poms team practices in the cafeteria.

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 LHS is the newest high school with room for 1,600 students! School facilities are in very high...

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