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The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

Gochu Gang was here is written in permanent marker on a sink in the boys bathroom. (Photo by Jessica McDonough- used with permission)

‘Shame on you’: LHS custodians bear brunt of ongoing vandalism

by Abigail Warren, Reporter May 23, 2024

Vandalism remains a significant issue at Linganore High School (LHS). On a daily basis, students destroy school property by drawing profanities in the girls' and boys' bathrooms and on school desks,...

Tammy Webster and members of the Mount Hebron girls basketball team circa 1990 celebrate by jumping into the air (photo courtesy of Erica Farley, used with permission).

The power of perspective: How Tammy Webster smashes stereotypes with ALS

by Mia Lucas and Emily Rice May 22, 2024

“I didn't know what, but I knew something was wrong,” said Tammy Webster, former basketball star and paraeducator. Webster first began to notice signs that something was off when she was playing...

Sophomore Allie Logue who played Fiona in this years production of Shrek looks out at the audience. (Photo by Mike Miller-used with permission)

The show must go on: Linganore community pulls together in time of need

by Lily Hanson, Editor May 17, 2024

After returning from spending spring break in Orlando, Florida, drama students at LHS were excited to begin the last two weeks of preparation before opening night of their spring musical, “Shrek”.  However,...

Linganore’s Environmental Club joins forces with NexTrex to improve recycling efforts

Linganore’s Environmental Club joins forces with NexTrex to improve recycling efforts

by Brianna Dacanay, Reporter March 22, 2024

The lack of recycling has been an ongoing problem at Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) for years. Schools such as Linganore High School (LHS) do not openly advocate recycling in the school building. FCPS...

Thousands of women gather to protest abortion rights, which is seen as a key womens rights issue, on the streets of New York City. (Photo by Anna Watts - used with permission)

Women’s History Month: Why do we continue to celebrate?

by Emily Rice, Editor-in-Chief March 14, 2024

The month of March is used to remind everyone what women have contributed to American society as well as their achievements throughout history. Women’s History Month did not begin as a full month...

The Vanishing Skyjacker: Unraveling the Mystery of DB Cooper

by Harry Sauer, Reporter February 23, 2024

In 1971, the enigmatic figure known as D.B. Cooper etched his name into the annals of criminal history, orchestrating a daring hijacking that continues to baffle investigators to this day. Boarding Northwest...

Schools help communicate the importance of saying no to the urge or peer pressure to vape, but vapes such as the one pictured are often confiscated from LHS students at school (Courtesy of Marcus Allen)

Is vaping taking over schools?

by Carlee Bernard, Reporter January 22, 2024

Like many schools across the country, Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS)  faces a huge problem with students vaping at school. Linganore High School (LHS) regularly sees students who use bathrooms...

Linganore hosts first annual student vs. staff basketball game

by Abigail Childers, Sports Editor January 13, 2024

On December 7, Linganore High School (LHS) hosted a student vs. staff basketball game. The event was planned and organized by Linganore’s National Honors Society (NHS).  LHS students involved in...

Daniel Trejo hangs orgnaments to celebrate Christmas. This is something people can do to cherish the Christmas spirit year-round.

A guide for Grinches: Is it possible to keep the Christmas spirit all year long?

by Caroline Tucker, Reporter January 10, 2024

When one thinks of Christmas, the image of pure white snow, decorated houses on every block and Santa comes to mind. This feel-good vibe is known as Christmas spirit. This feeling brings warm cherry smiles...

Gathering during the breaks can bring happiness. (Courtesy of Sarah Vendemia,Rosa Munoz, and Taylor Wilson)

Should schools extend or shorten their breaks?

by Carlee Bernard, Reporter January 9, 2024

This year, the University of Maryland in College Park (UMD) agreed to extend their Thanksgiving break, an increase from three days in the previous school year. Last month, they made the choice to lengthen...

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