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Football causes annual rise in concussions

Football causes annual rise in concussions

by Kelly Angeletti, Reporter

November 19, 2013


Filed under Showcase, Sports

When athletes participate in sports, there is always a risk for injury, but recently there has been more focus on the increasing number of concussions at the high school, college, and professional level. This is the case especially for football. In early November sophomore football player Daniel Ross...

“Mob Wars” creator David Maestri returns to LHS

“Mob Wars” creator David Maestri returns to LHS

by Izzy Peterson, Editor

November 19, 2013


Filed under Distinguished Graduate Organization, Features, Showcase

The average gamer spends 18 hours per week playing video games according to Education Database, but not many players make a career of gaming. It’s surprising to find that many of the independent video game creators are high school or college student age. Future video game developers may be your...

Black Friday: how do we survive it?

Black Friday: how do we survive it?

by Caitlin Denny, Reporter

November 19, 2013


Filed under Features, Showcase

Americans on Thanksgiving Day eat turkey and pumpkin pie, watch football and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, and of course, give thanks and spend time with their family and loved ones. Thanksgiving Day is also common for many people to look at advertisements of sales.  This leads to the early...

Do NOT get your boyfriend or girlfriend these gifts for Christmas…

Do NOT get your boyfriend or girlfriend these gifts for Christmas…

by Phoebe Kolesar, Reporter

November 19, 2013


Filed under Culture Wars, Features, Lancer Media Blogs, Showcase

Gift giving during the holiday season is always stressful, especially if it’s for that special someone you’re always blocking the lockers with before second period. The Lance has come up with a gift guide of “do’s” and “don’ts” to make shopping for your boyfriend or girlfriend a little...

News for Tuesday, November 19, 2013

News for Tuesday, November 19, 2013

by Lancer Media Staff

November 19, 2013


Filed under Daily Announcements

Come out and support the LHS Pom and Dance teams this Sunday November 24th, at the New Market Fire Dept. as they, along with the Fire Dept, host a Country Breakfast. Admission for Adults is $8.00, Seniors $5.00, Kids ages 6-10 $4.00 and Children under the age of 6 are free. A portion of the proceeds ...

Wednesday, Nov. 20th is financial aid night

by Lancer Media Staff

November 18, 2013


Filed under Notices

Financial Aid Night Wednesday, November 20, 2013 7 – 8 p.m. Linganore High School Media Center This program is presented by the staff of the Financial Aid Office of Hood College. It is important for seniors and their parents to attend this event. The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Stud...

Juniors and Seniors! Don’t miss out on Hood College’s “Hood Start”

by Lancer Media Staff

November 18, 2013


Filed under Notices

Hood College is offering “high achieving” junior and senior students an opportunity to take classes at a greatly reduced price ($150 per credit).  HOOD START applications and additional information are available at www.hood.edu/hoodstart or by calling 301-696-3400. Applications are due December 1...

Eat breakfast, support Pom and Dance

by Lancer Media Staff

November 18, 2013


Filed under Notices

Come out and support the LHS Pom and Dance team this Sunday November 24, from 7 am -12 noon at the New Market Fire Dept. as they team up with the Fire Dept. to host a Country Breakfast   Adults $8, Seniors $5, Kids 6-10 $4, and under 6 free. Address is 76 West Main Street, New Market.  A portion of t...

Will you support Safe and Sane at 5 Guys Tuesday?

by Lancer Media Staff

November 18, 2013


Filed under Notices

The LHS Alumni Association is hosting a restaurant fundraiser at Five Guys in Mt. Airy to support the LHS Safe & Sane program. Please join us between 3-9 pm on Tuesday, November 19, and mention that you are there to support LHS Safe & Sane.   http://education.fcps.org/lhs 120...

Indoor color guard tryouts on November 19

by Lancer Media Staff

November 18, 2013


Filed under Notices

The Linganore High School Indoor Color Guard will be holding tryouts this Tuesday evening, November 19, from 6-9 pm. The meeting will begin in the band room, D105. While previous color guard experience is not required, students should be able to demonstrate basic proficiency in dance/movement to m...

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