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News for February 12, 2018

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Today, we honor rappers and singers J. Cole, Tupac Shakur, and Chance the Rapper, pioneers of rap music. J.Cole wrote the album Four Your Eyes Only, which takes the listener on a rigorous journey describing what it’s like to be a black man growing up in the ghetto. Tupac Shakur was an American rapper and actor who came to embody the 1990s gangsta-rap aesthetic and in death became an icon, symbolizing noble struggle. He sold 75 million albums to date, making him one of the top-selling artists of all time.

Chance the Rapper is an American rapper, singer, philanthropist, record producer and actor. Chance released his third mixtape Coloring Book to critical acclaim. It earned him three Grammy Awards, including Best Rap Album. All three of these men have done tremendous work composing music that everyone can listen to and enjoy.

This Tuesday, February 13 the french honor society will be celebrating Mardi Gras. Come to C229 at 2:30 to get beads, make masks, try King Cake and maybe get a special award for the best mask.See you on Tuesday at 2:30.

Science students who have had or are currently taking Honors Physics or Earth Space Science should consider doubling up in science in the 10th grade by registering for both Honors Biology and Honors Chemistry.  This will allow students to take more Advanced Placement science courses in their junior and senior year.

All Sophomores and Juniors who are interested in applying for a Work Based Learning program for next year are invited to attend an informational meeting tomorrow, Tuesday February 13th,  during PREP in the Cafeteria.  The application process will be explained, and you will have the opportunity to get your questions answered.

As a part of the Lancer Lecture series, Amelia Draper, who is a meteorologist with NBC News 4, an Emmy Award Winning Journalist, and a graduate of Middletown High School and Penn State, is coming to Linganore.  Ms. Draper will be Speaking about how she became a meteorologist, weather, and more. If you wish to attend during prep on February 28th, be sure to sign up during lunch in the cafeteria from February 13th to the 16th. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Juniors, Nominations are requested for American Legion Boys State and American Legion Auxiliary Girls State. Only juniors may be considered for Boys or Girls State, which are the premier programs for teaching students how government works, while also developing leadership skills and an appreciation for rights as a citizen. Boys State will be June 17-23 at McDaniel College and Girls State will be June 17-22, at Salisbury University. To find out more about these all expenses paid camps, see Ms. Emery in Student Services no later than, Friday, February 16, 2018.

Congratulations to all of the athletes who signed with colleges at signing day on friday! Good luck continuing your sporting careers lancers!

The linganore swimming and diving teams competed in the CMC Championships on Saturday. The girls team took 4th place and the boys team took 9th place.

The boys basketball teams played against Tuscarora on Friday night. The Varsity team came out on top winning 53 to 46, but the JV team unfortunately lost 48 to 53.

The girls basketball teams also faced off against Tuscarora playing at home. The Varsity team took a great win for senior night winning 67 to 48, and the JV team won 53 to 35.

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News for February 12, 2018