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Video: Seniors walk the line between working and studying

by Julian Rodriguez and Zachary Tilmont March 25, 2021

This video takes a deeper look into the lives of two student employees. At the beginning of the pandemic, when school was not fully virtual, students were reaching for more hours to work for numerous reasons:...

Senior Josh Todd showing off a Postmate letter.

Lancer Spotlight: Josh Todd works for Postmates during pandemic

by Matt Nyandjo, Reporter January 23, 2021

Who doesn’t appreciate the ease of ordering online and having it delivered to the door?  In this pandemic, home delivery has exploded with new customers. Postmates is a service that allows a driver...

Linganore Drumline rehearses with new Covid-19 guidelines

“The end is nothing, the road is all:” Marching band celebrates being “Together Again”

by Mackenzie Berry, Editor October 8, 2020

On Tuesday and Thursday evenings the Marching Band can be heard from any car passing by on Old Annapolis Road, and this year that hasn’t changed. However, while the band may be rehearsing as usual, this...

A drone captures the graduates gathering at Gaver Farm before the clap out.

Community celebrates Class of 2020 with parent-organized “Clap-Out”

by Keifer Spore, Editor June 9, 2020

Going to school for four years and having an abrupt end without a graduation, prom, or even an official last day was rough on the seniors. Luckily, the caring families of this community did everything...

Frank Apau, Nurse-in-Charge at Holy Cross Hosptial gives a peek inside life as a frontline health giver.

Healthcare workers become unexpected heroes in the age of COVID-19

“Nurses are really heroes, they put their lives out on the line, not knowing what they are going to be faced with every day,” said wife Margaret Apau.
by Maya Apau, Editor June 8, 2020

Nursing is never routine.  Medicine is full of kicks, turns, and surprises. There is never a moment where hospitals, offices, or practices are empty.  Nursing includes witnessing, caring, grieving...

Lancer Media chose favorite virtual concerts to jam out with during quarantine.

Music to the Rescue: Virtual concerts help to heal hearts during national COVID-19 crisis

Music has always been a way to lift the soul when the world seems blue.
by Jacob Blue and Lancer Media Staff May 18, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic forces a new reality of life under self-quarantine--for both audiences and performers. During these troubling times, many artists have set up cameras in their homes to record digital...

As a member of a very large and close family, the Beam family, like many others, is experiencing the hardships of being separated from their extended family members while in quarantine.

Windows to the Soul: We adjust to the new normal

by Dana Kullgren and Lancer Media staff May 15, 2020

"Just leave me alone!" When wishes come true, suddenly being alone is not what we thought.  Zoom much?  Talk to your friends from one car to the other?  Spend a lot of time looking at the outside...

African American girls endure constant comments related to their hair--much of it comes from the speaker not understanding the black hair basics.

Use your head: Think before you ask questions about a black woman’s hairstyle

Black hair is remarkable: kinks, curls, naps, and braids.
by Maya Apau, Editor May 12, 2020

***This is PART 2  of a series of stories about the black experience at a suburban Maryland high school. In Part 1, Lancer Media reported on the spark of activism created when the  AACC (African American...

Minority students at LHS explained that they deal with these negative experiences on a daily basis.

Still I Rise: African American Culture Club teaches lessons about racism to staff

"Any one experience of racism is one experience too many.” --Beth Ericsson, science teacher.
by Maya Apau, Editor May 11, 2020

**This is Part I of a series of stories featuring the African American experience in a suburban Maryland high school. As African American students in a predominantly Caucasian school, there are multitude...

8:00 a.m.: Dana Kullgren uses her garage to work on a project for her art class during the stay-at-home order.

Life on Pause: We settle into a routine during COVID-19

by Dana Kullgren and Lancer Media Staff May 3, 2020

While all Americans are searching for coping strategies to handle boredom, stress, anxiety, and fear, teens are also managing to study and participate in learning.  Labled "Continuity of Instruction,"...

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Spring 2020