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The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

Working out can improve mindset, mental health and well-being

by Brian Bedard , Reporter May 9, 2023

The gym is home to a lot of people. Studies show that the gym is extremely beneficial for your body and can increase many aspects of your life. Consistent exercising and activity can boost your mood, concentration,...

Cherry blossom branches surround the Jefferson Memorial in Washington, D.C.

A City In Bloom: Thousands flood the nation’s capital as Cherry Blossom festival visitors return to pre-pandemic levels

by Alexis Hardy, Editor May 5, 2023

The Washington, D.C. Cherry Blossom Festival has been an eagerly-anticipated and much-loved event for almost 90 years. Each year, from March 20 to April 15, people from all across the country flock...

Seniors feel over-stressed and unmotivated as the end of the year approaches.

Is there truly an ‘epidemic’ of senioritis: students experiencing burnout feel misrepresented by the term

by Alexa Waser, Editor In-Chief April 25, 2023

As graduation day gets closer and closer, senior students are starting to lose their motivation to keep up good grades and attendance in class. Senioritis has largely been perceived as an excuse to...

Gracie Abrams released her debut album after 4 years of making music

Gracie Abrams captures raw emotion in “Good Riddance”

by Hannah Moore, Reporter April 21, 2023

On February 24, Gracie Abrams released her debut album, titled "Good Riddance." This album had been highly anticipated, seeing as Abrams rose to popularity when she began her music career all the way...

Aaron Burch and Lynn Fox fulfilling their duty of guarding the restroom doors in the minutes prior to the start of classes.

If you could change one thing about the school, what would it be?

by Jimena Grajera, Reporter April 18, 2023

Every school around the world has its good points and also areas in which it needs to improve. At Linganore High School, the administration is always trying to find those areas that need improvement to...

Linganore senior Lily Reynolds reads one of her favorite books, City of Girls, by Elizabeth Gilbert.

A rise in teens reading: Social media’s impact on the classic pastime

by Alexa Waser , Editor-in-Chief March 15, 2023

For so long, getting teenagers to read felt like pulling teeth. Over the last couple of years, however, this has seemingly changed. Many more teens today are willingly picking up novels and reading to...

Step Up is a song writing contest for Frederick Country middle and highschool students.

Lancer Spotlight 1/30/23: STEP UP! to make a difference in your community through song

by Rhys Wilson and Mateo Peyton-Deblock January 31, 2023

STEP UP! is a songwriting contest directed and founded by Caron Dale. It is open to Frederick County students from middle and high school. The contest is a fun way to start getting one's music out...

People may misuse steroids to build body mass rather than attaining a muscular physique through natural methods.

When can fitness influencers have a negative effect on followers?

January 16, 2023

The fitness world is and has been a huge part of today's society. Whether it be through actors demonstrating the workouts they do to look good on set to the social media influencers on Tik-Tok and Instagram...

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,...

Ashly Wright, pictured, is the owner of Prospect Pantry.

Opening of Prospect Pantry in New Market

by Leslie Zampier , Reporter January 13, 2023

Prospect Pantry is the newest addition to Main Street New Market. Its owner Ashly Wright took inspiration for this new restaurant from her family.  Wright grew up in California where she frequently...

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