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Boys Varsity Lacrosse receive their state champion rings: Photo of the Day 9/2/16

Boys Varsity Lacrosse receive their state champion rings: Photo of the Day 9/2/16

by Grace Weaver, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 3, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Photo of the Day, Showcase

Last spring, the Varsity Boys Lacrosse team won the Maryland 3A State Championship. The boys beat Mt. Hebron for the state title with a final score of 9-7 in a nail-biting game. After the long wait, the boys finally are receiving their rings.  The rings cost $160 but could be personalized for the ...

Welcome to LHS: Kronk blends technology with a love of literature and films

Welcome to LHS: Kronk blends technology with a love of literature and films

by Elizabeth Anderson and Grace Gaydosh

September 1, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Welcome New Staff

“When I was a kid I wanted to be a pilot.” Mr. Matthew Kronk, one of four new English teachers, likes to consider himself an adventurer even if he hasn't traveled much. From delivering papers to working in a steel mill, he seems to have tried many job and career paths.   Why choose educati...

De-stress with coloring in the media center: Photo of the Day 9/1/2016

De-stress with coloring in the media center: Photo of the Day 9/1/2016

by Alicia Nasto, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 1, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Photo of the Day, Showcase

Adult coloring books are the rage! In fact, in 2015, over 12 million of them were sold. Coloring has become a huge hit, not just for kids learning to stay in the lines, but also for adults to relax and enjoy. This trend has proven to be therapeutic and relieve stress for busy teens and adults. Colo...

Students explore activities offered in club fair: Photo of the Day 8/31/16

Students explore activities offered in club fair: Photo of the Day 8/31/16

by Tory Spruill, Photo Editor

August 31, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Photo of the Day, Showcase

On a very sunny and hot August 31, students roamed booths set up outside of the cafeteria advertising the available clubs this school year. Clubs included the Harry Potter Alliance, Key Club, Book Club, Drama Club, and more.  In fact, there are over 40 clubs offered. There are also new clubs offered...

Welcome to LHS: Smithhisler’s Tomorrowland is today’s drama department

Welcome to LHS: Smithhisler’s Tomorrowland is today’s drama department

by Emma Wynkoop and Tory Spruill

August 31, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Showcase, Welcome New Staff

Drama and dance are two skills added to Mrs. Angela Smithhisler's "history record." Smithhisler returns to Linganore for her first full year of teaching both history and the fine arts. In the 2015-16 school year, she taught history classes in the spring semester and will continue for the first sem...

Bubble-ology enthralls biology students: Photo of the Day 8/30/16

Bubble-ology enthralls biology students: Photo of the Day 8/30/16

by Emily Reed, Editor

August 30, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Photo of the Day, Showcase

Washing dishes is a chore that kids come to school to get away from.  They hate the persistent nagging from their parents to scrub the plates clean and the dry skin they get as a result.  Yet in Ms. Valerie Riley's Biology class, students dip their fingers back in the soapy solution and are greeted...

Varsity girls soccer team kicks off their season with scrimmages: Photo of the Day 9/29/2016

Varsity girls soccer team kicks off their season with scrimmages: Photo of the Day 9/29/2016

by Bridget Murphy, Editor

August 30, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Photo of the Day, Showcase

The varsity girls soccer team ended their 2015-2016 season with an almost perfect record, with only one loss to South Carol High school. The team made it all the way to the state finals against Belair. The team scrimmaged Quince Orchard High School on August 24 and came out on top,  6-0. Meanwhile, the JV tea...

Sports Boosters and other groups raise spirit on Back to School Night: Photo of the Day 8/26/2016

Sports Boosters and other groups raise spirit on Back to School Night: Photo of the Day 8/26/2016

by Beau Cameron, Editor

August 26, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Photo of the Day, Showcase

August 25, students and parents crowded the hallways the annual Back to School Night. Parents can meet the teachers and learn about what the students will be studying this school year. Some parents came to join PTSA, order their yearbooks or buy Linganore gear in the Marketplace, held from 7 - 8:30...

Forensic Science starts the school year bloody: Photo of the Day 8/25/16

Forensic Science starts the school year bloody: Photo of the Day 8/25/16

by Kennedi Ambush, Editor

August 26, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Photo of the Day, Showcase

On Wednesday August 25, 2016 Mrs. Baker's Forensic Science class create their annual Murder Videos. These videos are split into different ways to collect information from the crime scene. There are three kinds of evidence: physical, chemical,  and biological. Mrs. Baker has been doing his activity...

Art 1 students make a name for themselves: Photo of the Day 8/24/16

Art 1 students make a name for themselves: Photo of the Day 8/24/16

August 24, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Photo of the Day, Showcase

Mrs. Georgia Geisser's Art 1 classes are learning the fundamentals while designing their name tags. Since freshmen, sophomores, juniors are seniors are mixed in the class, these name tags will help them get to know each other. The requirement for the assignment is to use two of the Elements of...

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