Today’s news: Saturday, November 2, 2013

Todays news: Saturday, November 2, 2013

Any girls interested in trying out for the indoor track team: there will be an informational meeting held next Friday, November 8th in Mrs. Scuffin’s room, room C217. For any additional information, or if you can’t be at the meeting, see Mrs. Scuffins with any questions.

Do you like watching Jeopardy? Do you enjoy playing trivia games? Do you have an interest in competing against students from other schools? If so, you might enjoy being a part of the Linganore Academic Team! The Academic team is a team of students who compete against teams from other schools in a trivia tournament. Team meetings and practices start next Tuesday, November 5th and next Thursday, November 7th, from 2:30 to 4 pm in room C102. If you’re still unsure, just stop by anyway. You do not have to commit to the team right away, just come to some practices and see if it’s something you’ll enjoy.

Here are a few important bits of information regarding this year’s Safe and Sane event:

  • Next meeting is 7:30 pm on November 5 in the LHS media center. We need over 100 volunteers to make this a successful event. There are several things we need help with now, so please come out and see how you can help.
  • Registration forms were given to every senior who attended the class meeting on October 16. Please return to the LHS front office and they will be placed in the Safe and Sane mail box or bring them to the November meeting.
  • Five Guys restaurant fundraiser on Tuesday November 19, 5 -9pm
  • California Tortilla restaurant fundraiser on Tuesday December 10, 5-10pm


I Drive Smart, a driver-education company offering classes in our area, has partnered with the LHS Sports Boosters. I Drive Smart employs police officers to provide 100% of their instruction. The I Drive Smart program is extremely safety-oriented and offers a stress-free experience for busy parents, with the ability to register, schedule (and reschedule) all sessions, and complete all required paperwork for the MVA online. For every Linganore student who registers for one of their packages through December 31, 2013, I Drive Smart will donate $25 to the LHS Sports Boosters. Enter Linganore as your child’s school during registration to ensure a donation to the LHS Sports Boosters. Find out more by visiting their web site ( or calling them at 855-IDS-COPS (855-437-2677).

When purchasing a school lunch, you are required to take a fruit. It is recommended that you eat the fruit every day, but if you are not going to, please recycle it instead of throwing it in the trash cans. There are blue bins set up in the cafeteria courtesy of the Animals 101 club.

First Team 686 will be having an after school Meeting on November 6th in Mr. Bergeron’s room. The meeting will be right after school and will end at 4pm.

Come out to support the LHS cheerleaders at their county competition Monday, November 4 at Tuscarora High School. The Competition starts at 8pm- Doors open at 7pm. There is an admission fee of 5 dollars.

The girls Varsity Soccer team won their final last night! Linganore 2 and Urbana 0.

The varsity football team lost to Middletown last night, 42-7.

Varsity volleyball beat Frederick in 3A quarterfinals in three games with scores of 25-20, 25,13, & 25-21 yesterday. Come watch them at Tuscarora next Monday, 4:00pm!

The Lancer Marching Band will compete in the USBands competition today in Annapolis.