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Brass ensemble gets all into the holiday spirit

Brass ensemble gets all into the holiday spirit

by Ryan Sheehy, Reporter

December 19, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, News

The brass ensemble spread holiday cheer before school on Thursday and Friday. Mr. Kevin Lloyd believes it is very necessary for students to hear these orchestral Christmas songs as students walk in the building. Lloyd said, "I think music is a huge part of what the Christmas session is and is a...

Rachel McCoy’s Lancers of 2018

Rachel McCoy’s Lancers of 2018

by Rachel McCoy, Reporter

December 19, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Showcase, Top 10 of 2018

We are proud of every Lancer's accomplishments.  The Lance reviewed our biggest stories of 2018 and is highlighting some individual achievements. These students showed Lancer pride though everything they did in 2018. Bridget Murphy- Best of SNO winner Her Best of SNO article propelled her into her coll...

12/19/18: Where did Elfie take the selfie?

12/19/18: Where did Elfie take the selfie?

by Alex Dembeck, Reporter

December 19, 2018


Filed under Elfie Selfie 2018, Fall 2018, Showcase

Lancer Media’s friend, Elfie, is hiding somewhere in Linganore. If you can tell us where he is in the daily picture, you will be entered in a daily contest. Winners of the daily contest will be announced the next and will receive a prize from Mrs. Rebetsky in room C207. Daily winners will be announced...

Take a second look: Derrenberger’s 2018 traditional art favorites

Take a second look: Derrenberger’s 2018 traditional art favorites

by Spencer Derrenberger, Reporter

December 18, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Showcase, Top 10 of 2018

At the end of each year, we reflect on what that year has provided for us. We make lists of favorite movies, events, albums, video games, and even memes from the year. Despite all that is created,  much of the traditional art goes unnoticed, unless you regularly haunt museums. I love these ten p...

Save pop tops to raise money for the Ronald McDonald House: Photo of the Day 12/17/18

Save pop tops to raise money for the Ronald McDonald House:  Photo of the Day 12/17/18

by Maya Apau

December 18, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Photo of the Day

The Key Club is a student-led group affiliated with The Lion's Club, whose purpose is to do all they can to make the world a better place. For November and December, Linganore’s Key Club has been collecting pop tabs. Soda can tabs are made of aluminum, and the pop tops are recycled in exchange ...

FCPS 2019-20 draft calendar is a win

FCPS 2019-20 draft calendar is a win

by Emily Webb, Editor

December 18, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Opinion, Showcase

FCPS recently posted the 2019-2020 school year draft calendar for public review. However, the public comment period came and went with few students aware it was available. For those of us watching the calendar, there are some significant changes that have been made that will affect the coming school y...

Haley Enders’ top ten moments for teens in 2018

Haley Enders’ top ten moments for teens in 2018

by Haley Enders, Reporter

December 18, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Top 10 of 2018

Red Dead Redemption 2 is released Cnet.com Read Dead Redemption 2, developed by Rockstar Games, was released October 26 and has since been selling out of stores. If you don’t know, Rockstar Games also helped develop the GTA series, so it isn't a surprise how similar the Red Dead seri...

The Twelve Days of the Season: How the world celebrates the winter holiday

The Twelve Days of the Season: How the world celebrates the winter holiday

by Cara Bond, Reporter

December 18, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Showcase, Winter Festivities

December includes houses decorated with Christmas lights, shopping deals at every corner, Christmas trees as far as the eye can see. These classic sights are just what we expect in America. What do other countries experience at the holidays? Holiday traditions around the world vary from seeming...

12/18/18: Where did Elfie take the selfie?

12/18/18: Where did Elfie take the selfie?

by Kendall Martin, Reporter

December 18, 2018


Filed under Elfie Selfie 2018, Fall 2018

Lancer Media’s friend, Elfie, is hiding somewhere in Linganore. If you can tell us where he is in the daily picture, you will be entered in a daily contest. Winners of the daily contest will be announced the next and will receive a prize from Mrs. Rebetsky in room C207. Daily winners will be announced...

December Saturdays in Frederick downtown: holiday shopping, entertainment and hot cocoa

by Haley Enders, Reporter

December 17, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Winter Festivities

The four Saturdays of December are well spent in downtown Frederick. December Saturdays include plenty of activities, and the last Stop & Shop opporunity is Saturday, December 22. You'll find holiday lights late-night shopping and dining, live music on the streets, caroling, and even a free trol...

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