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O’Brien joins counseling staff

O’Brien joins counseling staff

by Sammie Hoefs, Editor

September 23, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Features

New counselor, Christopher O’Brien, recently relocated to Maryland from Virginia. O’Brien is new to the area but already feels a part of the community. Before coming to Linganore, he worked at Woodbridge High School in Lake Ridge, Virginia and Battlefield High School in Haymarket, Virginia. "Linganore i...

Angelone joins staff to teach Latin

Angelone joins staff to teach Latin

by Tyler Roman, Managing Editor

September 13, 2018


Filed under Features

While new to Linganore, Christa Angelone is no stranger to teaching or to Latin. Having spent 34 years teaching at Middletown High and two years at Walkersville High, Mrs. Angelone knows a thing or two about the language of the Romans. Angelone has enjoyed the first two weeks of school.  They have...

#LanceroftheWeek: Shortstop Schwartzbeck prepares for 2019 baseball

#LanceroftheWeek: Shortstop Schwartzbeck prepares for 2019 baseball

by Ashley Martin, Reporter

August 6, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Garrett Schwartzbeck, Class of 2020, has a outstanding high school career. He plays basketball and varsity baseball. He also continues to keep up with his academic goals by keeping his 3.75 GPA and earning honor roll every term. Schwartzbeck helped carry the varsity baseball team both freshman an...

Royal Wedding breaks standards

Royal Wedding breaks standards

by Tatum Pugh, Guest Reporter

June 14, 2018


Filed under Features

You may have heard about the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry of  England and American actress, Meghan Markle. However, you may not have realized just how many standards the couple has broken. Meghan Markle is the first American woman to be welcomed into the English Royal family. She is not the first wo...

Living with attention defict hyperactivity disorder

Living with attention defict hyperactivity disorder

by Sean Alvarado, Reporter

June 12, 2018


Filed under Features

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a chronic condition that affects 1 out of 10 kids in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Some common symptoms include the inability to stay still and pay attention for an amount of time, acting out on impulse, and f...

Teacher Appreciation Month: From kindergarten to seniors, teachers make a difference

Teacher Appreciation Month:  From kindergarten to seniors, teachers make a difference

by Ashley Martin, Reporter

May 30, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

May is Teacher Appreciation Month. This month teachers around the world are being celebrated. Teachers set students on their future paths to success. Kindergarten Sophomore, Brendan Conners went to Twin Ridge Elementary. He said, “Mrs. Kelly Robbins was my favorite teacher because she was a very...

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

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 ...

Interview: Spanish teacher Jake Snow discusses his unique challenges

Interview: Spanish teacher Jake Snow discusses his unique challenges
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by Mason Eddins, Editor

May 25, 2018


Filed under Features

Mr. Jake Snow has been teaching at LHS for seven years. He has hypodactlia-hypoglossia, two rare conditions that have effected his body's full development.  Despite this, he has established a successful teaching career and speaks several languages. Lancer Media asked Snow about his life. Where did...

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...

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