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Athletes should be given more flexibility with homework deadlines

Athletes should be given more flexibility with homework deadlines

by Bailey Spore, Reporter

September 24, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Opinion

Participating in high school sports is not easy. With practices every day and games or meets once or twice a week, many student-athletes struggle to balance school work and sports. I have had track meets where I don’t get home until 10:00 at night. By the time I shower and eat dinner, it’s 11:30. A...

Class of 2022 shares their first impressions

Class of 2022 shares their first impressions

by Emily Lotito, Reporter

September 24, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Opinion

On September 4, the Class of 2022 started their four-year journey in high school. Students got lost in the halls. Teachers handed out their syllabi and their new rules and expectations for the class.  “I expected to get hazed a lot by upperclassmen and get pushed around a lot.  I also didn't ex...

New for September 24

by Lancer Media

September 24, 2018


Filed under Daily Announcements, Fall 2018

Linganores robotics team, Bovine Intervention, competed Saturday the 22nd at McDonogh School for an event called Battle of Baltimore. The team competed against 28 teams from the Maryland-Virginia area. They placed 2nd in qualifications and went on to become a 2nd place finalist. Congratulations to al...

No sweat: Gym should not be required for athletes

No sweat:  Gym should not be required for athletes

by Emily Webb, Editor

September 24, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Opinion, Showcase

Amidst all of the excitement of the new school year, one thing has not changed -- gym class. For decades, students have replaced school clothes with running shoes and braved a semester of enforced physical activity. From haphazard volleyball games to the dreaded PACER Test, gym class is familiar to all...

Movie Review: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before–Emphasis on Loved

Movie Review: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before–Emphasis on Loved

by Maya Apau and Tabitha Moses

September 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2018

Imagine this. . .your secret love letters are exposed to the public. This happens to a girl named Lara Jean, played by Lana Condor, who has a wild first couple months of junior year when she starts hanging out with heartthrob Peter Kavinsky, played by Noah Centineo. It's wild because of the crazy deal she makes ...

Beaver creates Colonial fair for AP US History

Beaver creates Colonial fair for AP US History

by Josh Tidd, Reporter

September 24, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, News

Mr. Janvier Beaver held a Colonial fair for his AP US history class to help his students learn about the original  13 colonies. There were various foods for each colony.  Students created the different stations and walked around sampling foods and learning about the different colonies.  Beaver...

Breakfast of champions: Why we need to eat in the morning

Breakfast of champions: Why we need to eat in the morning

by Haley Enders, Reporter

September 24, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Opinion

I learned about the importance of breakfast the hard way. I don't have a degree in health and nutrition (or anything for that matter), but I can tell you from personal experience that not eating right has had negative consequences. Up until freshman year, I never ate lunch or breakfast, and eventually I ...

O’Brien joins counseling staff

O’Brien joins counseling staff

by Sammie Hoefs, Editor

September 23, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Features

New counselor, Christopher O’Brien, recently relocated to Maryland from Virginia. O’Brien is new to the area but already feels a part of the community. Before coming to Linganore, he worked at Woodbridge High School in Lake Ridge, Virginia and Battlefield High School in Haymarket, Virginia. "Linganore i...

Varsity Golf prepares for district competition: Photo of the day 9/23/2018

Varsity Golf prepares for district competition: Photo of the day 9/23/2018

by Rachel McCoy, Reporter

September 23, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Photo of the Day, Showcase

Going into district competition, the Linganore Golf is 7-1. Based on their performance throughout September, the team has a good chance of walking away with first place. On September 11, golf won against South Hagerstown 176-219. Ryan McFadden, Class of 2019 was a medalist with a score of 37. Before t...

AP Biology advocates for water properties

AP Biology advocates for water properties

by Spencer Derrenberger

September 22, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, News

On September 21, Beth Ericsson’s AP Biology class campaigned for the property of water they thought was the best. This project allowed students to get a better understanding of specific properties of water. Each group was assigned a different property of water. Then, they had to make a poster and con...

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