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Halloween: The time for screams, spooks, and skin?

Halloween: The time for screams, spooks, and skin?

by Olivia DuBro, Reporter

October 28, 2013


Filed under Lancer Media Blogs, Opinion, Showcase, The Other Side of the Spear

  When did Halloween go from being a candy–gathering adventure to a universal night for teen girls to show off their stomachs and cleavage? Why is dressing like this universally expected nowadays? The pressure to show more skin and look what society considers ‘sexy’ has undeniably ...

Redskins: Should the name be changed?

Redskins: Should the name be changed?

by Kobi Azoulay, Reporter

October 28, 2013


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

  Equal to Ravens purple or Steelers gold and black, on most days students sport Redskins jerseys, hats, and other Redskins-related clothing. Despite the team’s dedicated fan base, there are many people who believe the Redskins name is offensive to Native Americans. This issue has had recent...

Government shutdown affects many, from field trips to families

Government shutdown affects many, from field trips to families

by Ryan Stark, Reporter

October 28, 2013


Filed under Features, Showcase

Throughout September, the House of Representatives and the Senate could not agree on legislation to continue funding the government, due to disagreements on whether to strip funding for the Affordable Care Act. The shutdown continued while Congress toiled over the debt ceiling.  Due to this, the federal...

Today’s announcements and news: Monday October 28, 2013

Today’s announcements and news: Monday October 28, 2013

by Lancer Media Staff

October 28, 2013


Filed under Daily Announcements

  Key Club is a High School student led organization, which helps serve the community through a variety of different services. They partner with the Kiwanis Club and assist them in projects such as "Eliminate" and "Unicef". Key Club and Kiwanis are currently trying to eliminate maternal and neonatal...

Student Government needs your blood

by Lancer Media Staff

October 24, 2013


Filed under Uncategorized

We Need Your Blood! The Linganore SGA is hosting an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Tuesday, October 29. We are in desperate need of volunteer donors. We need many more volunteers to help fill the shortage locally and to meet our school goal of 45 units. The drive is from 7:00 AM to 1:00...

Important college information for seniors

by Lancer Media Staff

October 24, 2013


Filed under Uncategorized

Seniors: The college application process is in full swing. Please check your planned colleges of application. If your college has a November 30 or December 1 deadline, you must submit your requests for transcripts, letters of recommendation, and/or school reports to your school counselor by Monda...

Announcements for Thursday October 24, 2013

Announcements for Thursday October 24, 2013

by Lancer Media Staff

October 24, 2013


Filed under Daily Announcements

Members of the Science National Honor Society who have signed up to volunteer at the Audrey Carrol Audubon Sanctuary are reminded that work will begin this Saturday at 9 am until 2 p.m. Students are reminded to wear old clothes and shoes, and bring work gloves. This is a reminder for Animals 101 club that our Yankee Candle...

Photo of the day: October 23, 2013

Photo of the day: October 23, 2013

by Lancer Media Staff

October 23, 2013


Filed under Photo of the Day

Juniors Dee Dee Dolan, Colleen Laverty, Rachael Strasberger, and Livia Schuller dressed for success for their junior interviews. Photo by Caitlin Denny.

Announcements for Wednesday October 23, 2013

Announcements for Wednesday October 23, 2013

by Lancer Media Staff

October 23, 2013


Filed under Daily Announcements

Last night, the Varsity Volleyball team defeated 3 time 1A State Champion Smithsburg 3-0 in an amazing game of skill, finesse and mental fortitude. They will take on defending 2A State Champion Williamsport on Thursday at home. Your support is always appreciated! This is a reminder for Animals 101 cl...

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