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Youth Art Month comes to the Delaplaine: Photo of the day 3/17/2020

Suzanna Codd with her painting

by Gillian Humphreys, Reporter

March 18, 2020

Congratulations to Megan Baer and Suzanna Codd for becoming two of the 12 finalists for the “2020 Bettie Award.” The Bettie award is named after Bettie Delaplaine. Bettie Delaplaine was a huge supporter of the arts and an inspiration to many artists.  The Bettie Award presentation was on Saturda...

Strahlman wins first place in the local NEHS Common Reader Scholarship: Photo of the Day 3/16/20

The winners and their families take a photo to celebrate the students' achievements.

by Grace Blundin, Reporter

March 17, 2020

On March 13, 2020, senior Matthew Strahman was awarded the NEHS Common Reader Scholarship. Last year, he won the scholarship as a junior ,and this yea he entered as a senior. In addition to a certificate, Strahlman received $300, funded by the county NEHS chapters. Seniors Dana Kullgren and Catherine Amereihn...

String orchestra prepares for adjudication: Photo of the Day 3/12/20

Mr. Dye conducts the orchestra through their warm-up piece, Fiddle O'Finnigan.

by Yesenia Montenegro, Editor-in-Chief

March 12, 2020

Over the past two months, Mr. Damon Dye’s string orchestra class has been rehearsing for the annual orchestra adjudication. This year’s adjudication will be held on March 18 at Catoctin High School.  The orchestra has 16 members from all grade levels and is made up of violin, cello, viola, and bass p...

Child Development prepares for the Little Lancers’ arrival: Photo of the Day 3/11/20

Valerie Ducos and Chloe Bremer play with Mega Blocks.

by Emily McNally, Editor

March 11, 2020

"They're Rugrats, but I love them" said Kate Lane, director of the Little Lancers program. On March 11, students in Child Development 1 Class were very excited for the Little Lancers to come back to Preschool.  The Little Lancers Preschool program has open enrollment all year for three and four y...

Boys lacrosse spears Spartans of Broad Run in scrimmage: Photo of the Day 3/10/20

Roman LaRocco and Brendan Conners warm up for their first scrimmage of the season.

by Braden Weinel, Editor-in-Chief

March 10, 2020

Just a week after spring sports started, the boys lacrosse team played their first scrimmage against Broad Run High School, a team from Ashburn, Virginia. The Lancers defeated the Spartans 13-8 on Saturday, March 7, despite the cold weather and strong winds.  Junior Midfielder Zach Keisling helped boost the Lanc...

“Your frand T_ _ _ _ _”—– NEHS and Centerville elementary make pen pal friends: 3/6/20

Valerie Ducos enjoys reading her pen pal Kayla's letters.

by Maya Apau, Editor

March 6, 2020

¨I like your drolings have a osom Valentins!” (¨I like your drawings, have an awesome Valentine Day!¨)  On March 4, NEHS (National English Honor Society) members received their fourth (of five) letter from their elementary school student pen pals. These children attend first grade at Cen...

Girls Varsity basketball ends in heartbreak against Tuscarora: Photo of the Day 3/5/20

Junior guard Linzee Morris takes a free throw in the third quarter after getting fouled by the Titans

March 5, 2020

On Monday, March 2 the girls varsity basketball team fell in a heart breaker to Tuscarora 51-46 in the regional playoffs.. The final minute of this game would have gone down as a Linganore classic if they were able to have secured their third playoff victory in three years. Unfortunately, that did not hap...

Parents and students attend Safety and Drug Education programs: Photo of the day 2/28/2020

Todd Crum, who works for the health department, gives a presentation on the Dangers of Vaping

by Bailey Spore, Editor-In-Chief

February 28, 2020

On February 28, parents and students from all around the district were invited to the LHS Safety and Drug Education program. The goal of the classes were to teach the community about many different concerns going on in teenagers' lives. There were five different classes: Dangers of Vaping, School...

NEHS and MuAlpha Theta explore Washington, D.C. landmarks: Photo of the day 2/26/2020

NEHS and Mu Alpha Theta students admire exhibits at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

by Zachary Tilmont, Reporter

February 27, 2020

On Tuesday, February 25, the National English Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta took a field trip to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.  Braden Weinel, the President of NEHS and Warren Stewart, the President of Mu Alpha Theta, planned this...

Mr. Linganore 2020 contestants attend Uno’s Night in Frederick: Photo of the Day 2/25/20

A group of students socialize at a table during UNOs Night

by Nick Titus, Reporter

February 25, 2020

I’m On February 18th,  Mr. Linganore contestants represented themselves at the Uno’s restaurant in Frederick. The “dough raiser” contributes funds to the Academic awards program.  On February 27 a second Uno’s night will be held. Supporters of the Mr. Linganore competition had the opportunity to vote ...

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