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79 Days of Summer : Catie Jo´s guide to senior success.

by Catie Jo Tansey, Reporter

May 25, 2018


Filed under Features

The summer is the perfect opportunity for rising seniors to get a head start and prepare for all of the important tasks coming up during the next school year! Ask any senior, and they will tell you the fall of senior year is the worst. Here's a list of something to do every day to ensure success in ...

Dear Class of 2022: Welcome! Here’s what you need to know

Dear Class of 2022:  Welcome! Here’s what you need to know

by Mackenzie Berry, Reporter

May 23, 2018


Filed under Features

Dear Class of 2022, You’ve completed your education through middle school, and you are about to embark on one of the biggest journeys of your life. You probably have thousands of questions running through your heads and thousands of expectations for what becoming a Lancer is really like. We are here...

Much-needed buddy program creates life-long friendships

Much-needed buddy program creates life-long friendships

by Jacob Bolger, Editor

May 22, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

In previous years, Linganore High School has had a buddy program in place, which included activities such as field trips and after school activities. It provided students with learning opportunities and a chance to make a significant impact on the lives of others. The primary focus of this program i...

Footloose stage manager shares his behind the-scenes view

Footloose stage manager shares his behind the-scenes view

by Natalie Roth, Reporter

May 3, 2018


Filed under Features

Tech week spanned the last  days of the Footloose production schedule, which  means only one thing: complete and utter chaos. Techies and actors alike scramble across the auditorium to pull together every last line and note of the show and try to make each second as engaging as possible.  Footlo...

A Horror Story: 12 Days of Prom

A Horror Story: 12 Days of Prom

by Kelsey Ward and Bridget Murphy

May 1, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

  Forgot your prom ticket money? You are not alone. Prom seasons brings out the worst in everyone. With prom just 12 days away, it is starting to get frenzied. Dreams are often shattered. This is a horror story. The countdown begins 12: You text your friends to see who is in your group and f...

Cut Footloose: Success of 80’s favorite depends on foot stomping fun

Cut Footloose: Success of 80’s favorite depends on foot stomping fun

by Mackenzie Berry, Reporter

April 27, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features

The Linganore 2018 school musical, Footloose runs from April 26th-29th. The show contains a vast amount of energy, and will leave everyone stomping their feet. The show itself revolves around dance, and the cast members manage to show off their dance moves. All of the choreography is created by d...

Duda sisters, Ally and Alexis, will be defending their titles at the next world championships

Duda sisters, Ally and Alexis, will be defending their titles at the next world championships

by Catie Jo Tansey, Reporter

April 26, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports

Sophomore Ally Duda, and her sister, Alexis, 2016 graduate, are living the dream as world champion baton twirlers. Last summer, both of them traveled to Norway to compete in the world championship. They left the competition as first place champions with enormous trophies. They will be defending their ti...

Prom 2018: Is prom worth the pressure, promposals and princesses?

Prom 2018: Is prom worth the pressure, promposals and princesses?

by Ashley Martin and Jacob Bolger

April 24, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Prom fever is taking over the student body.  Prom tickets are on sale April 25 - 27, and in the upcoming weeks, everyone will be sharing pictures of their promposals, their dresses, their hair, and their makeup. However, many still have the stress of planning the limousine, dinner, post-prom plans, and ho...

NEHS and NHS trade letters with first graders for annual pen pal activity

NEHS and NHS trade letters with first graders for annual pen pal activity

by Kelsey Ward, Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under Features

Members of the National English Honor Society and the National Honor Society are pen pals with first graders at Centerville Elementary School. The honor societies and the first graders will be exchanging four letters over the course of four weeks. Now in the fourth year, 48 members of the NEHS an...

Walkersville books get a new cover: FCPL opens state-of-the-art library

Walkersville books get a new cover: FCPL opens state-of-the-art library

by Elizabeth Anderson, Editor

April 21, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

At 10:00 AM on Saturday, March 10, hundreds of people gathered at 2 South Glade Road in Walkersville, Maryland, to witness a very special event--the opening of the new Walkersville Library. Patrons ranged from the youngest children to the oldest adults, but they all had something common: their love ...

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