The Lance

A Lancer’s best friend may be a dog

A Lancer’s best friend may be a dog

by Jacob Blue and Joseph Hartung

January 25, 2019


Filed under Fall 2018, Features, Showcase

It is no surprise that teens today are stressed out with projects, SATs, and college applications while they try to balance healthy social and physical lives. Many turn to their best friends for help--those best friends are often dogs. In a survey done in 2014 about Stress in America, it found that ...

So you want to be a music major?

So you want to be a music major?

by Alyson Sniffen and Elizabeth Anderson

January 25, 2019


Filed under Fall 2018, Opinion, Showcase

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” These words were spoken by the Chinese teacher and philosopher Confucius, yet they are quoted even today centuries later--despite the fact that most people are forced to work for a paycheck and not their own enjoyment. ...

This doesn’t add up: Choosing a math class is harder than you think

This doesn’t add up: Choosing a math class is harder than you think

by Sammie Hoefs and Melanie Lindsey

January 25, 2019


Filed under Fall 2018, Showcase

The time has come for students to sign up for classes for the next school year. This often comes with questions and concerns about what classes are best. The decision about math is one of the most difficult. Math teachers often have concerns about the class their students should be taking. Most st...

CEA presents their Keystone Library Project

CEA presents their Keystone Library Project

by Catie Jo Tansey, Editor

January 25, 2019


Filed under Fall 2018, Showcase

On January 24 and 25, the fourth Project Lead the Way course, Civil Engineering and Architecture, presented their library project in front of their classmates as well as Mr. Lastova, Mr. Greene, Ms. Thompson, and Mrs. Doll. Over the last few weeks, these students have been hard at work on their fina...

Getting creative in Mr.Stair’s class: Photo of the Day 1/22/19

Getting creative in Mr.Stair’s class: Photo of the Day 1/22/19

by Emily Lotito, Reporter

January 25, 2019


Filed under Fall 2018, Photo of the Day

With the end the of the semester approaching, students and teachers are wrapping up their classes with finals and projects. Students in Mr. Scott Stair's third period class, Physics of Earth and Space, have been working on projects about what they have learned during the semester. Students chose to research...

Physics of earth and space makes windmills thanks to generous grant

Physics of earth and space makes windmills thanks to generous grant

by Peyton Johnson, Reporter

January 25, 2019


Filed under Fall 2018, News

In Mrs. Amber McCauley’s Physics of Earth and Space Science class, students are learning about alternative energy sources and the scientific method through a hands-on exploration of windmills. A  company called Battelle National Biodefense Institute (BNBI) awarded a $2,500 grant to the class to pur...

Holmes and Watson: Fans not amused by Ferrell and Reilly team-up

Holmes and Watson: Fans not amused by Ferrell and Reilly team-up

by Emily DiPasquale and Amanda Krandell

January 24, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2018

Fans all know Will Ferrell and John Reilly, the big comedic goofs from movies Talladega Nights,  Step Brothers, and Anchorman 2.  For their new movie, Holmes and Watson, everyone was prepared for an astonishing performance, but hopes were dashed when fans came to the realization that the movie is ...

The return of Rock N’ Roll: new bands create familiar 70’s sounds

The return of Rock N’ Roll: new bands create familiar 70’s sounds

by Josh Tidd and Vince Prouty

January 24, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2018, Showcase

Many people today miss the sound of old rock and roll from the sixties and seventies, but modern bands often recreate this vintage sound. Here are some bands to listen to if you are interested in finding old, gritty, and distorted rock and roll. Led Zeppelin/Greta Van Fleet If you’re interested in the hard guitar driven rock o...

News for January 24

by Lancer Media

January 24, 2019


Filed under Daily Announcements, Fall 2018

Until the end of this week Linganore will be holding a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. If you have any spare change you would like to donate your prep teacher will have an envelope to collect all donations. Tonight the girls basketball teams will be playing against Oakdale at Oakdale....

Kolias’s English 11 blasts to the Roaring 20’s

Kolias’s English 11 blasts to the Roaring 20’s

by Tyler Roman, Managing Editor

January 24, 2019


Filed under Fall 2018, Features

After several weeks of reading, taking notes, and being quizzed on The Great Gatsby, Mrs. Patti Kolias’s English class finally reached the final project, which was to create an edible party dish from the 1920’s from scratch, a poster highlighting a theme or character, or some third relevant pro...

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