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Teachers show holiday spirit by decorating doors: Photo of the Day 12/19/18

Teachers show holiday spirit by decorating doors: Photo of the Day 12/19/18

by Sammie Hoefs, Editor

December 19, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Photo of the Day

On the week of December 10, the teachers brainstormed, constructed, and finalized their doors. All doors had to be complete by Monday morning, December 17. Teachers had the help from their students, and some honor societies made a door of their own. The National Art Honor Society, National English Honor Society, and the National French Honor Society partic...

Pre-vet class grooms staff members’ dogs: Photo of the Day 12/18/18

Pre-vet class grooms staff members’ dogs: Photo of the Day 12/18/18

by Elizabeth Anderson, Watermark Editor

December 18, 2018


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

On December 18, pre-vet/small animal care students groomed several faculty members' dogs. Dog grooming is a part of the class dog unit which typically lasts several weeks. First, students must learn about dog grooming and prepare for the incoming dogs.  Over the course of two weeks, they groom many...

Save pop tops to raise money for the Ronald McDonald House: Photo of the Day 12/17/18

Save pop tops to raise money for the Ronald McDonald House:  Photo of the Day 12/17/18

by Maya Apau

December 18, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Photo of the Day

The Key Club is a student-led group affiliated with The Lion's Club, whose purpose is to do all they can to make the world a better place. For November and December, Linganore’s Key Club has been collecting pop tabs. Soda can tabs are made of aluminum, and the pop tops are recycled in exchange ...

On a rainy Saturday, Arlington National Cemetery honors soldiers with wreaths: Photo of the Day 12/16/18

On a rainy Saturday, Arlington National Cemetery honors soldiers with wreaths: Photo of the Day 12/16/18

by Emily Webb, Editor

December 17, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Photo of the Day, Showcase

On Saturday, December 15, Arlington National Cemetery held Wreaths Across America, a non-profit initiative dedicated to remembering, honoring, and teaching our country about America’s fallen heroes. The organization's annual pilgrimage of bringing wreaths from Harrington, Maine to Arlington, Virginia...

“Warming the Lancer Spirit” with fuzzy socks, hats, scarves: Photo of the Day 12/13/18

“Warming the Lancer Spirit” with fuzzy socks, hats, scarves: Photo of the Day 12/13/18

by Tabitha Moses, Reporter

December 13, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Photo of the Day

Do you have any extra hats or mittens? The main office has a tree where families can donate new hats, glove, mittens, socks, scarves, and more.  The items will be to be donated local families in need.  The drive, in its sixth year, is run by Mrs. Dawn Aburto, special education assistant. Aburto sai...

Auditions for Beauty and the Beast bring out more than 50 potential villagers: Photo of the Day 12/12/2018

Auditions for Beauty and the Beast bring out more than 50 potential villagers: Photo of the Day 12/12/2018

by Cara Bond, Reporter

December 12, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Photo of the Day

On December 11, the drama department started their spring season with the beginning of auditions for the upcoming musical Beauty and the Beast. After weeks of preparation, students began the three-day process of auditions. Acting auditions were on December 11, with the next two days set aside for singing and...

Swimming and diving girls win first meet against Urbana: Photo of the Day 12/11/18

Swimming and diving girls win first meet against Urbana: Photo of the Day 12/11/18

by Ashley Nash, Reporter

December 12, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Photo of the Day

On December 11, the swimming and diving team, coached by Joseph Hawkins, competed against Urbana at Middletown for their first meet. The final score was the girls with 107- 69. The boys' team put up a fight but came up short. The girls last year saw little success as a team, even though individuals ...

Lancer Candy Lane is a place for all families to get into the holiday spirit: Photo of the Day 12/10/18

Lancer Candy Lane is a place for all families to get into the holiday spirit: Photo of the Day 12/10/18

by Dana Kullgren, Reporter

December 10, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Photo of the Day, Showcase

On December 8, Linganore hosted the annual Lancer Candy Lane, the jolliest event of the year for the community. The event was held in the cafeteria and was created to provide a place for local families to enjoy themselves and get into the holiday spirit. Families can enjoy making crafts, drinking hot cho...

Varsity basketball surges past Lions: Photo of the Day 12/8/18

Varsity basketball surges past Lions: Photo of the Day 12/8/18

by Christian, Nolan

December 8, 2018


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

On December 7, basketball season tipped off in a wild night with the Lancers hosting the Lions. Coach Chris O'Connor debuted in his first game as the varsity coach. Prior to the game, O'Connor said, "It will be good to see who has really brought themselves up to the level of play to start and see...

NEHS members shop for families at the Scholastic Book Fair: Photo of the Day 12/6/18

NEHS members shop for families at the Scholastic Book Fair: Photo of the Day 12/6/18

by Grace Gaydosh, Managing Editor

December 6, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Photo of the Day, Showcase

On December 5, National English Honor Society members Beau Cameron, Alex Ismael, Shelby Tkacik, Kaley Henyon, Grace Gaydosh, Maddy Spisso, Kat Taylor, and Hannah Ratchford went to the Frederick Fairgrounds for the 2018 Holiday Warehouse Sale. They bought books for two local families and will be decorating baskets for the books. NEHS members will be delivering the baskets to the families on...

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