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Students support World Down Syndrome Day by wearing #LotsOfSocks : Photo of the day 3/21/19

Students support World Down Syndrome Day by wearing #LotsOfSocks : Photo of the day 3/21/19

by Bailey Bennett, Reporter

March 22, 2019


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase, Spring 2019

On March 21, students wore fun, colorful and unique socks to show their support for World Down Syndrome Day. World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD) is held annually on March 21 to represent the cause of Down Syndrome, a triplicate of the 21st chromosome. WDSD was created to raise awareness about what...

Marching band celebrates St. Patrick’s Day in NYC: Photo of the Day 3/19/19

Marching band celebrates St. Patrick’s Day in NYC: Photo of the Day 3/19/19

by Emily Watson, Reporter

March 19, 2019


Filed under Photo of the Day, Spring 2019

From March 15 to 17, the Linganore Marching Band went to New York for their spring trip. Arriving at New York on Friday, March 15, the Marching Band went to tour the Cathedral of St.John the Divine. Numerous pieces of art with inspirational stories were displayed around on the walls. The group of students...

Newcomb’s classes compete for top grammar honors: Photo of the Day 3/19/2019

Newcomb’s classes compete for top grammar honors: Photo of the Day 3/19/2019

by Emily McNally, Reporter

March 19, 2019


Filed under Photo of the Day, Spring 2019

Grammar can be really tough and difficult to comprehend.  Lucky for students in Mrs. MaryEllen Newcomb’s English classes, they practice every day with an activity she calls "Grammar Games." Each class is divided into grammar teams that compete everyday for the most points. Every student gets ...

Varsity and junior varsity softball teams scrimmage to prepare for upcoming games: Photo of the Day 3/18/19

Varsity and junior varsity softball teams scrimmage to prepare for upcoming games: Photo of the Day 3/18/19

by Gabby Llewellyn, Reporter

March 18, 2019


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase, Spring 2019

On March 15, the softball teams had a joint practice to help set up the field and to scrimmage each other. The varsity team raked and prepared the field itself, while junior varsity set up nets around the batting cage and hung posters. Due to the recent rain, the field was messy, so raking and dragg...

Mu Alpha Theta and National English Honor Society celebrate Pi Day: Photo of the Day 3/14/19

Mu Alpha Theta and National English Honor Society celebrate Pi Day: Photo of the Day 3/14/19

by Yesenia Montenegro, Editor

March 18, 2019


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase, Spring 2019

On March 14, Mu Alpha Theta celebrated Pi Day with the help of the National English Honor Society. Members of both honor societies spent time after school making Pi Day crafts. There were about 20 to 25 people in attendance. Students used grid paper to make “pi” lines (skylines) out of the digits of...

French Honor Society celebrates Mardi Gras: Photo of the Day 3/15/19

French Honor Society celebrates Mardi Gras: Photo of the Day 3/15/19

by Sierra Rossman, Reporter

March 17, 2019


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase, Spring 2019

On March 4, the French Honor Society celebrated Mardi Gras, a tradition of parties, galas, parades, and feasting, that dates back thousands of years. It was established in the United States in the 1700’s and takes place on the day before Ash Wednesday, or the first day of Lent. In its Christia...

Girls lacrosse visits alumni at UMBC lacrosse game

Girls lacrosse visits alumni at UMBC lacrosse game

by Madeline Williamson, Reporter

March 13, 2019


Filed under Photo of the Day, Spring 2019

On March 9, the girls lacrosse team traveled to UMBC to see Adriana D'amore and watch her play Division I lacrosse. Both JV and varsity teams went to the UMBC versus Temple game.  The Retrievers lost with a score of 16-12. Defensive player Ella Mccaffrey said, “I really enjoyed watching this lacrosse game. I fe...

Theater class takes field trip to Olney to see Once: Photo of the Day 3/12/19

Theater class takes field trip to Olney to see Once:  Photo of the Day 3/12/19

by Thomas French, Reporter

March 13, 2019


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

On March 9, Angela Smithhisler took drama students to Olney Theater to see the production of the musical Once. The class spent the day at the performance and talked with the actors after the show. Once is a musical about a struggling musician living in Ireland performing on the streets. A chance enc...

Junior class makes “dreamy” prom decorations: Photo of the Day 3/13/19

Junior class makes “dreamy” prom decorations: Photo of the Day 3/13/19

by Emily Webb, Managing Editor

March 13, 2019


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase, Spring 2019

On March 12, members of the junior class gathered to make decorations for prom, which is just two months away on May 11 at the Clarion Inn in Frederick. This year’s prom theme is “Once Upon A Dream.” The goal for the decorations is to emulate the elegant, crystal ball feeling of Cinderella’s ca...

Crew of Beauty and the Beast work on stage pieces and tech : Photo of the Day 3/11/19

Crew of Beauty and the Beast work on stage pieces and tech : Photo of the Day 3/11/19

by Madeline Hull, Reporter

March 11, 2019


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

On March 8 the crew of the spring musical, Beauty and the Beast worked specifically on tech and building props before the big performances in April.  For months the cast and crew have been working non stop to ensure a perfect performance. Auditions started in December and since then, rehearsal has...

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