The Lance

To tan or not to tan?

Coppertone sunscreen gained popularity in the 1960's with their

by Emily Watson, Reporter

August 1, 2019

Tanning is a popular summer pastime, but what kind of damage are you putting your body through? What is the skin cost of a golden brown tan? For most teens, sunscreen is unimportant, an annoying reminder from a parent before you go out the door. Direct Sun Exposure Direct exposure to the sun ca...

Guest speaker from AFSP discusses suicide prevention

Jill Martin discusses preventative measures for suicide.

by Emily McNally and Ashley Baker

July 8, 2019

More teenagers die from suicide than from cancer, heart disease, AIDS, birth defects, stroke, pneumonia, influenza, and chronic lung disease, COMBINED. On Thursday, June 13 Ms. Jill Martin, from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention hosted a suicide prevention assembly in the auditorium. The A...

Make yourself a better college candidate over summer break

Juniors receive dozens of letters and brochures from colleges, but how can they stand out in their applications?

by Yesenia Montenegro, Editor

June 20, 2019

1.Find a volunteer opportunity Volunteer work is one of the biggest factors that colleges look for in potential students. Volunteering shows engagement, leadership, and time management, and it's something you probably should be doing already. When you volunteer, you’re helping out the community ...

News for June 17

by Lancer Media

June 17, 2019

If you still have your Chromebook you shouldn’t. Turn it in today at the Learning Commons. Drama students: Please be sure to turn in $10 in cash to Mrs. Smithhisler today or tomorrow if you plan on attending the FTP field trip to see Newsies on July 12. Yearbooks are still available to buy! Don't...

Bike team has a racing start: Photo of the day 6/15/19

Jake Muller races his mountain bike.

by Emily Love, Reporter

June 15, 2019

Jake Muller has taken pride in being a part of the new bike club 2018-19, so much that he decided he wanted to start a mountain bike team that competes. The team will have its first information meeting June 27 in the Learning Commons at 6:30 PM. Muller said that the team will be practicing on the lo...

Lancer Media “stitches” the community together through Ryan’s Case for Smiles project

Howard County 4-H Program Adviser Chris Rein teaches Lancer Media members Madeline Williamson and Julie Walker how to sew a pillowcase.

by Sierra Rossman, Reporter

June 14, 2019

Imagine a world with nothing but needles, loud machines, and beeping for days on end with a medical routine that would drive any person stir-crazy. This is the reality for many children and teens who suffer from serious illnesses. It is hard to stay positive in the face of pain. According to Ryan’s Ca...

Freshman runners propel girl’s track and field team to place 7th in the Maryland 3A State Championship

The 4x400 relay team celebrate after a successful race!

by Elizabeth Rajnik, Reporter

June 14, 2019

On May 24 and 25, the girls track and field team competed at the Maryland 3A State Championship at Morgan State University. The two day meet proved to be very successful for the Lady Lancers as they placed 7th out of 45 teams with 36 points, the best result they’ve had in many years. Frederick Hig...

News for June 14

by Lancer Media

June 14, 2019

Today is the last day for Chromebook turnin. Students, if you haven’t turned in your chromebooks please be sure to do so today! Teachers please look at the schedule sent to you by Ms. Thompson. Yearbooks are still available to buy! Don't miss out on the memories, stop by room A206 to purchase yours!...

News for June 13

by Lancer Media

June 13, 2019

Jill Martin of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is here today during Prep to talk to our students about suicide awareness, mental health, and prevention.  You can sign up to attend outside of the health room. Chromebook turnin begins today. Teachers please look at the schedule sent...

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Spring 2019