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The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

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...

Zachary Davis goes above and beyond to run for SMOB

by Leslie Zampier, Editor January 10, 2023

Zachary Davis is a Linganore student going above and beyond to make a difference in his community. Davis is a junior running for Student Member of the Board of Education (SMOB). This position is granted...

Linganore hosts second annual Multicultural Night, showcases diversity

by Jenna Fountain, Reporter January 6, 2023

On December 2, Linganore High School (LHS) hosted its second annual Multicultural Night, an event to celebrate diversity within the Linganore community. Multicultural Night was coordinated by Jessica...

2022 has been a year with a lot of great music. Some of the best albums relased this year include (from left to right) Harrys House, Being Funny In a Forgien Language, Saturno, Midnights, The Car and Caprisongs.

Top ten albums of 2022

by Alexa Waser, Editor December 25, 2022

2022 is the first year since the pandemic in which the music industry has been in full swing. With so many releases, tours and festivals this year, it can be hard to keep track of just how many albums...

As Christmas is approaching these are the best 10 songs to add to your Christmas playlist.

Top 10 Christmas songs of all time

by Faith Kyere, Reporter December 20, 2022

“Winter Wonderland” Felix Bernard & Richard B. Smith As part of Michael Bublé’s “Christmas” album released in 2011, this song cover represents a frosty paradise. With jazzy tunes,...

𝘛𝘦𝘭𝘭 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘛𝘳𝘶𝘵𝘩, 𝘗𝘢𝘯𝘨𝘰𝘭𝘪𝘯, by Linganore Alumni Mel Beatty is a childrens book that explains the importance of being truthful.  𝘈𝘥𝘢𝘱𝘵𝘦𝘥 𝘧𝘳𝘰𝘮: 𝘛𝘦𝘭𝘭 𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘛𝘳𝘶𝘵𝘩, 𝘗𝘢𝘯𝘨𝘰𝘭𝘪𝘯 (𝘤𝘰𝘷𝘦𝘳) 𝘣𝘺 𝘔. 𝘉𝘦𝘢𝘵𝘵𝘺 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘗. 𝘌𝘴𝘤𝘰𝘣𝘢𝘳, 2022, 𝘛𝘰𝘳𝘰𝘯𝘵𝘰, 𝘖𝘕: 𝘗𝘦𝘯𝘨𝘶𝘪𝘯 𝘙𝘢𝘯𝘥𝘰𝘮 𝘏𝘰𝘶𝘴𝘦 𝘊𝘢𝘯𝘢𝘥𝘢. 𝘊𝘰𝘱𝘺𝘳𝘪𝘨𝘩𝘵 2022 𝘣𝘺 𝘗𝘦𝘯𝘨𝘪𝘶𝘯 𝘙𝘢𝘯𝘥𝘰𝘮 𝘏𝘰𝘶𝘴𝘦 𝘊𝘢𝘯𝘢𝘥𝘢.

Lancer Spotlight 12/16/22 : Young Author’s Contest gives students a creative outlet and presents new opportunities

by Alexa Waser, Editor December 16, 2022

The State of Maryland Literacy Association held its annual High School Young Author’s Contest inviting students to write an original short story or a poem. The competition was announced in September...

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