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Today’s news: Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Today’s news: Wednesday, October 30, 2013

by Lancer Media Staff

October 30, 2013


Filed under Daily Announcements

If you plan to wear a Halloween costume to school on Thursday guidelines must be followed so that the learning environment is maintained. At no time should your face be covered by a costume or mask, concealing your identity. Face painting is prohibited. Sunglasses are not to be worn in the buil...

Announcements and today’s news: Tuesday October 29, 2013

Announcements and today’s news: Tuesday October 29, 2013

by Lancer Media Staff

October 29, 2013


Filed under Daily Announcements

  If you plan to wear a Halloween costume to school on Thursday, guidelines must be followed so that the learning environment is maintained:  At no time should your face be covered by a costume or mask, concealing your identity. Face painting is prohibited. Sunglasses are not to be worn in...

Photo of the day: Blood drive October 29, 2013

Photo of the day: Blood drive October 29, 2013

by Lancer Media Staff

October 29, 2013


Filed under Photo of the Day

The Student Government Association sponsored an American Red Cross blood drive Tuesday. The drive was held in the auxiliary gym at LHS. Anybody 16 or older who met the donor requirements was encouraged to make a life-saving donation.   ...

Why do athletes have superstitions?

Why do athletes have superstitions?

by Kyle Brodt, Reporter

October 29, 2013


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

Some of the most important things to athletes include their work ethic, their talent, and even their equipment, but there is one thing that could overpower all of these assets: superstitions. These pre-game rituals can make or break a player’s performance that day. Whether it’s eating a stack of...

All aboard: Marching band plays this year’s show, The Traveler

All aboard: Marching band plays this year’s show, The Traveler

by Hugh Norko and Noah Ismael

October 29, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, News, Showcase

Marching band: A dedicated, award-winning band of students Name a group of students at Linganore High School that starts school in late July, goes in to school at 8:00 in the morning and leaves at 6:00 in the evening in early August. Name a group that regularly practices every Tuesday and Thurs...

What is the progress with Linganore soccer teams?

What is the progress with Linganore soccer teams?

by Brennan Nolan, Reporter

October 29, 2013


Filed under Showcase, Sports

  What is the progress with Linganore soccer teams? The soccer teams’ regular season ended. As of October 17th, the boys’ Varsity record is 7-7 and the boys’ JV record is 7-5. The girls’ Varsity record is 9-1-2, and the girls’ JV record is undefeated. Boys’ Soccer The team beat Brunswick with ...

LHS fields an equestrian team? Yes!

LHS fields an equestrian team? Yes!

by Nicole Baye, Reporter

October 29, 2013


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

Equestrians seem to appear every four years in the Olympic competitions, but participants in the sport are practicing daily and competing year round. For students who are accustomed to cheering the football, volleyball, or soccer teams, equestrianism as a sport is usually unfamiliar. Students at LHS...

Good girl gone bad: Miley Cyrus album review

Good girl gone bad: Miley Cyrus album review

by Theresa Bentz

October 28, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

Disney channel’s “Hannah” has turned into a fearless “bad girl” releasing her new album Bangerz on October 8th; songs range from smooth R&B to electronica dance music to rap.  The song “We Can’t Stop” defined was the theme song for most teenagers’ summer. Also “Wrecking Ball...

The truth behind energy drinks

The truth behind energy drinks

by Hannah Jaffe

October 28, 2013


Filed under Features, Opinion, Showcase

  Soft drinks are out, energy drinks are in. According to a recent survey conducted by Wells Fargo Securities, nearly 60% of convenience store retailers said they expect energy drinks will surpass carbonated soft drinks sales as soon as 2015. What is everyone actually drinking when they con...

Tumblr: parents’ views vs. kids’ views

Tumblr: parents’ views vs. kids’ views

by Caitlin Denny and Erin Formulak

October 28, 2013


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Late into the night, many students around the globe are awake not studying, but “blogging” on the social media website, Tumblr. Tumblr is a site where anyone can run a blog, posting whatever they please. Users can post audio, pictures, text, video, and more. Tumblr was started in 2007, but in...

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