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Indoor track team victorious at Terry Baker Invitational: Photo of the Day 12/10/17

Indoor track team victorious at Terry Baker Invitational: Photo of the Day 12/10/17

by Emily Webb, Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under Fall 2017, Photo of the Day

On December 9, the boy's and girl's indoor track team competed at the Terry Baker Invitational at Hagerstown Community College.  The boy's team came in first place overall, and the girl's team placed tenth. This meet was the first of the indoor track season and had athletes competing from 19 differe...

APES class participates in Nonrenewable Resource Depletion Simulation: Photo of the Day 12/14/17

APES class participates in Nonrenewable Resource Depletion Simulation: Photo of the Day 12/14/17

by Bailey Davis, Editor

December 14, 2017


Filed under Fall 2017, Photo of the Day

On December 12 and 13, students in Mr. Mark Sunkel’s AP Environmental Science class take part in an activity to discover the relationship between the difficulty of obtaining a resource and its cost. The simulation included a large tub filled with overburden sand, with small beans or “nuggets” sp...

Coastal Carolina and East Carolina popular college choices for Class of 2017

Coastal Carolina and East Carolina popular college choices for Class of 2017

by Katie Gallagher, Reporter

December 7, 2017


Filed under Fall 2017, Features

Tis' the season of college applications! The start of the senior year poses a responsibility to students of figuring out what they want to do for the rest of their lives...stressful right? According to Naviance records, the top five most commonly applied to colleges at Linganore High School over the past three...

In the movie “The Man Who Invented Christmas,” Dickens battles and defeats his inner Scrooge

In the movie “The Man Who Invented Christmas,” Dickens battles and defeats his inner Scrooge

by Emily Reed, Co-editor-in-chief

December 5, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2017

Are the same old Christmas movies leaving you less than jolly? Do the repetitive plots and cheesy lines of Hallmark Christmas movies make you say “Bah Humbug?” For a breath of peppermint-fresh air, watch The Man Who Invented Christmas to witness “The Christmas Carol” told from the other side o...

Lancer of the Week: Olivia Weinel is the Queen of the court

Lancer of the Week: Olivia Weinel is the Queen of the court

by Kaycee Morris, Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Fall 2017, Showcase

Olivia Weinel, member of Class of 2018, is an outstanding athlete and student. Weinel plays for the varsity basketball team, has a 3.9 GPA, and was crowned 2017 Homecoming Queen. Weinel has been playing basketball for eight years. She played for the Germantown Lady Panthers club team for one year,...

A closer look at family life: Night shift work influences parents, children

A closer look at family life:  Night shift work influences parents, children

by Lilly Player, Reporter

December 4, 2017


Filed under Fall 2017, Features, Showcase

A typical father/daughter conversation for me takes place for the hour in the car between Libertytown and BWI Airport, roughly six times a month. That’s because my dad is a pilot for Frontier Airlines. Think that’s glamorous? It may seem so with free, or very cheap, flights to almost anywhere, but...

Flags, sabers and rifles: Indoor color guard begins new season: Photo of the day 12/3/17

Flags, sabers and rifles: Indoor color guard begins new season: Photo of the day 12/3/17

by Jacob Blue, Reporter

December 3, 2017


Filed under Fall 2017, Photo of the Day

On December 2, indoor color guard tryouts sorted the participants into  Gold (JV) or White (Varsity), Summer Gravley, Brianna Reyes, Megan Suggs, Marie Potter, Rachel Stonestreet, Ronin Tecle, Sami Kohout, Paige Detwiler, and Natalie Blue are members of the Gold guard Caroline John, Caitlyn Cook, Caroline Eth...

Varsity football takes home 6th State Championship: Photo of the Day 12/1/17

Varsity football takes home 6th State Championship: Photo of the Day 12/1/17

by Allyson Duda, Reporter

December 2, 2017


Filed under Fall 2017, Photo of the Day

On November 30, the varsity football team traveled to the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium to face off against the Milford Mill Millers for the 3A Maryland State Championship. Milford Mill Academy is in Baltimore and had a season record of 12-1. This is the first time the Millers have been in the state cham...

Distinguished Graduates 2017: Biology teacher Laura Allnutt MacIvor is this year’s Academic Honoree

Distinguished Graduates 2017: Biology teacher Laura Allnutt MacIvor is this year’s Academic Honoree

by Alexis Fowler, Editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under Fall 2017, Features, Showcase

Laura Allnutt MacIvor, who is a Class of 1985 graduate, is the 2017 Distinguished Graduate Academic Honoree. She is a biology teacher and basketball coach at South Carroll High School in Carroll County, Maryland.   MacIvor  was very involved in high school.  She played four years of field hockey, ...

Drama department puts on successful production of The Giver

Drama department puts on successful production of The Giver

by Emily Webb, Reporter

November 30, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2017, Showcase

On Sunday, November 19, the drama department wrapped up its production of the 2017 fall play, The Giver. With excellent casting and use of sets and lighting, the cast and crew did a wonderful job of making this classic novel's coming-of-age story become colorful. The Giver is a story that centers ...

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