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Hero projects use left and right brain intelligence

Hero projects use left and right brain intelligence

by Anna Lott, Reporter

June 10, 2013


Filed under Features, Showcase

What if raising your SAT score was as easy as painting a picture?      A recent study conducted by the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies proved that students who enroll in art courses often have higher SAT scores (http://www.nasaa-arts.org/Research/Key-Topics/Arts-Education/critical-ev...

The town of Mount Airy celebrates May Fest

The town of Mount Airy celebrates May Fest

by Brennan Nolan, Reporter

June 6, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

Visitors today can imagine all of the hard work people did that came with the developing of Mount Airy. Citizens celebrate that hard work with the May Fest, established in 1988 by local businessman, Ben Gue. Ben Gue, who also owns the business Ben Gue Gifts and Collectibles, with ice cream cone in hand...

Superhero Summer 2013: Iron Man 3 crushes previous sequel

Superhero Summer 2013: Iron Man 3 crushes previous sequel

by Brennan Nolan, Reporter

June 5, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

IronMan 3 (PG-13) is yet another triumph from Marvel Studios and ParamountPictures. Their movie had a budget of $200 million and received more than $680.1 million from global ticket sales its first week.Iron Man 3 is a close second to the original Iron Man film. The suspense of the film had me on the ...

NIH visits LHS music students

by Noah Ismael, Online Editor

May 22, 2013


Filed under News

On May 20, 2013, two representatives from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, NIDCD, part of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD, visited to present “It’s a Noisy Planet. Protect Their Hearing,” a program stressing the importance of hearing protecti...

Noah Ismael

Noah Ismael

May 12, 2013


Filed under News, Uncategorized

Noah, our editor-in-chief, is one of our  brains behind The Lance. A reporter since his freshman year, he is very involved as a part of Linganore's Lancer Media club that meets on Wednesdays in addition to the class. He has written several stories for the journalism program, and he won The Frede...

Combined Team 686 Makes it to Semifinals at FIRST Chesapeake Regional Competition

Combined Team 686 Makes it to Semifinals at FIRST Chesapeake Regional Competition

by Jacob Butehorn, Reporter

May 7, 2013


Filed under News, Showcase

Bovine Intervention went big at the Baltimore Convention Center for the Chesapeake Regional FIRST robotics competition on April 12 – 13 by going undefeated in 8 qualification rounds and making it to the semi-finals. After literally flying in this year’s game of ultimate ascent, Bovine Intervention...

Importance of Fluency in Two Languages in Jobs

Importance of Fluency in Two Languages in Jobs

by Callia Tweedell, Reporter

February 15, 2013


Filed under Features

This article won The Frederick News Post‘s third place “best column on an education subject" award.   In many jurisdictions lawmakers have introduced variations of a bill that requires all government functions to be conducted in English. Known as “The Language Unity Act,” the bill would also esta...

School Mascot-Offending or Honoring?

School Mascot-Offending or Honoring?

by Noah Ismael, Online Editor

February 15, 2013


Filed under Features, Opinion, Showcase

This article won The Frederick News Post‘s first place “Mike Powell Excellence in Journalism Award” for a column on a state or national subject.   This 50th school year marks a time to remember our past, celebrate traditions, and plan the future for Linganore. Does planning for the future mean that the school sh...

Top ten viral YouTube videos of 2012

Top ten viral YouTube videos of 2012

by Erin Stewart, Reporter

January 9, 2013


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Showcase, Video

10- Bang (Original) - This cute and funny video was recorded by the little baby boy’s mom. She had a gun app and when the baby boy heard the noise he put his arm up and fell back like he was dead. The video was about 5 seconds but it went viral fast. This video might be cute and funny but it shows ...

Top 12 sports figures of 2012

Top 12 sports figures of 2012

by Luke Lafferty, Reporter

January 8, 2013


Filed under Sports

12. Anthony Davis (Kentucky/USA/New Orleans Hornets basketball)-Davis won a NCAA Basketball championship, and then became the only college player to represent the USA in the Olympics. He ended his incredible summer by being selected with the #1 pick in the NBA. Look for the unibrow to be making more h...

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