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Fifth graders move up to New Market Middle: Photo of the day 6/8/17

Fifth grader John Lehman receives his graduation certificate.

by Katie Lehman, Editor

June 8, 2017

On June 8, fifth graders of New Market Elementary celebrated moving up to middle school. Starting at 8:30 a.m., friends and family checked into the building to get ready for the ceremony to be held in the LHS auditorium. The event began with the honors chorus of the elementary school, conducted by Julia Seil...

Welcome Class of 2021: Lancer Sports Overview

Sports at Linganore!

by Ethan Hart, Christian Nolan, and Matthew Gelhard

June 6, 2017

Varsity Football 2016-2017 record: 7-4 Head coach: Richard Conner Season Highlights: Went as far as the second round of the playoffs, losing to Damascus. Key wins include defeating Middletown and Urbana. Prediction: With a young team and so many injuries, varsity football is bound to make ...

Welcome Class of 2021: High school is not like the movies

Matt Gelhard, Grace Brooks, Alex Ismael, Madison Reeley, Lily Weaver, and Christian Nolan recreate

by Madison Reeley, Reporter

June 6, 2017

Hollywood has portrayed high school with its most extreme and stereotyped characteristics. Since Hollywood never shows us the true nature of high school, we go into these four years with unrealistic expectations, both good and bad. Some movies, like High School Musical, only show high school in a positive sense. The only negativity in this movie, and mos...

Welcome Class of 2021: Study up with Linganore’s tutoring options

Mary Jo York assists Jake Bolger with his mathematics schoolwork.

by Matthew Gelhard, Reporter

June 6, 2017

Most students shy away from tutoring, feeling that they don’t need it, but those who put extra work in learn more. If you don’t fully grasp a concept, why would you sit back and watch your grade fall off the charts? The registrar Kathryn Rich said that in Term 3 12.3% of the freshman class of 2021 h...

Welcome Class of 2021: Get unified with unified sports!

Erin Lafferty and Allison King help Sarah Webber see where the pallino is.

by Grace Brooks, Reporter

June 5, 2017

Unified Sports bring students with and without disabilities together on the same team. The team competes against teams from other schools. Unified sports offered in Frederick County are bocce ball, tennis, and track and field. Linganore also has a unified P.E. class. The team usually has pract...

Welcome Class of 2021: Advice for incoming freshmen from Katie Brengel

Katie Brengel.

by Katie Brengel, Guest Contributor

June 5, 2017

High School- the biggest years of your school experience before you enter the real world. An ecosystem of teenagers maturing and learning about life together. Going from an eighth grader on top of the world to a whole new environment is a huge transition in a person’s life. Whether you are excited o...

Welcome Class of 2021: Advice for incoming freshmen from Dillion Riggin

Dillon Riggin.

by Dillon Riggin, Guest Contributor

June 5, 2017

Dear incoming freshmen, There is no doubt that you have heard an array of horror stories about high school. Your last year of middle school was filled with tales of harsh punishment, repulsive amounts of homework, and threats levied against freshmen. While high school certainly isn’t a cake-wa...

Welcome Class of 2021: Getting to know the building

Madison Reeley welcomes the Class of 2021.

by Madison Reeley and Cindy Zheng

June 5, 2017

Linganore High School was built so that one side of the Main Street has all of the public space which includes the gym, cafeteria, and band room (excluding the Media Center). While the other side consists of the office and the classrooms. Even though it looks like an unsolvable maze,  all rooms are organized...

Welcome Class of 2021: Everything you need to know about the National Art Honor Society

Members of the NAHS gather together for an after school meeting.

by Cindy Zheng, Reporter

June 5, 2017

If you plan to take the fine arts path, joining the National Art Honor Society might be something you’d want to consider. Honor societies are organizations that group together students who have similar interests. They allow you to take a step further into your future, and these societies can look gre...

Welcome Class of 2021: Dos and Don’ts

Welcome Class of 2021: Dos and Don'ts

by Hannah Haught, Managing Editor

June 5, 2017

  Do: Organize your binders, folders, and backpack - Organization is a small act that can go a long way. By keeping all your school materials in spots that are easy to access, you reduce the risk of losing papers and wasting time hunting for that extra pencil. Set aside the same time ...

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