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The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

Hero Dogs Morty expresses excitement after completing a command and getting a treat from his trainer.

Diamonds in the “ruff”: Service dogs save lives

by Mia Lucas, Editor-in-Chief September 29, 2023

For many people, a dog is “man’s best friend.” But for others, their dog is a working employee in their household. Service dogs are an essential but often overlooked asset to peoples’ lives...

Barbie is joined by her real-life companions in the journey to get back Barbie Land.

‘Barbie’ bashes the patriarchy

by Emily Rice, Editor-in-Chief September 29, 2023

“Barbie,” Mattel Films’ first live-action movie, takes the world by storm. Since being released on July 21, the film has made an incredible $1.28 billion worldwide, making it the highest grossing...

Lancer Spotlight 9/22/23: How ‘great’ is The Great Frederick Fair for Frederick County?

by Carlee Bernard, Reporter September 28, 2023

The Great Frederick Fair has been held for the last 200 years, meaning that it first started around the time of the Civil War.It is held usually in the third week of September every year and located...

The cyberpatriot club covers a nationwide competition that tests and expands a young audiences tech literacy prompting students to code scripts and automate troubleshooting.

Lancer Spotlight 9/26/23: New club makes strides in cyber-security education

by Cole Simmonds, Reporter September 26, 2023

Read more here about the Cyberpatriot competition and sponsors. In response to rising cybersecurity threats in the U.S., the Linganore High School (LHS) Cyberpatriot Club was created to help educate...

Before every preformance, the Linganore poms team get in a huddle to get hyped for the dance.

Lancer Spotlight 9/19/23: First poms performance highlights team bonding and technique

by Caroline Tucker, Reporter September 19, 2023

While Friday, September 8 was Linganore High School’s (LHS) first football game of the season, it was also the first LHS poms performance of the season! Poms is a group of girls who perform during...

Photo of Blue Knob mountain from a ski-lift

The Slopes are Calling

by Evelyn Ward, Reporter January 16, 2023

Finding ways to get outdoors during winter break is not always easy. If the weather permits, sledding, skiing and the ever-popular snowboarding are options to keep one entertained.  In Maryland, however,...

Patrick Greene and members of the Society of Women Engineers club discuss what type of engineers they want to be in the future. (Photographed from left to right, Charlotte Davis, Lexi Soto, Abigail Etherton, Tatum Coleman, Evelin Heine, Kim Kelsie, Kailyn Nanda, Makyla DeVries, Megan McCaffrey, Patrick Greene)

Lancer Spotlight 1/10/23 : Society of Women Engineers Club provides guidance for aspiring engineers

by Faith Kyere, Reporter January 13, 2023

The Society of Women's Engineers Club, facilitated by Linganore (LHS) teacher Patrick Greene, is an encouraging club that creates a space for women who want to be engineers.  This club invites female...

Frederick High School students head to waiting buses as others walk home during heavy snowfall in January

From Snow Day to Asynchronous Day

by Evelyn Ward, Reporter January 11, 2023

Students love to wake up and see a fresh blanket of snow covering the ground and finding out school is canceled. Despite a love for a periodic snow-day surprise, they do not enjoy a school year that drags...

An example of a student assignment with only the name written. If the new FCPS policy were to pass, students could do this and receive half credit.

“A slap to the face”: Teachers resist proposed FCPS grading policy

by Emily Rice, Managing Editor January 10, 2023

Imagine studying for hours on end for the biggest test of the semester. The test begins, and you immediately start scribbling down your answers. The time ticks down and students turn in their tests until...

A collage contains rooms and logos of both Surelocked In Escape Games and Escape This Frederick. Both escape rooms offer many levels of difficulty and fun puzzles to try.

Living in a story: Escape games provide entertainment and education to the Frederick community

by Mia Lucas, Editor-in-Chief January 10, 2023

The time slowly dwindles down on the clock on the wall. Players race around the room completing tasks, figuring out clues and helping each other. Bit by bit, they unlock each piece of vital information...

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