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Green with envy: Why isn't LHS a Green School?

Green with envy: Why isn’t LHS a Green School?

by Brayden Gregory, Interim Editor-in-Chief June 14, 2021

When rival school, Oakdale High School was named a Green School, in May 2021, I started thinking. Why aren't more schools in FCPS working to become Green School certified? Change is being put in too...

The March Family gathering together to read a letter from their father, who is at war.

Little Women: What this modern woman learned by joining the March family

by Audrey Kilgore, Reporter June 14, 2021

At just 15, Louis May Alcott vowed she would one day be famous after realizing the poverty of her family. At Orchard House in Concord, Massachusetts, she and her family lacked money but were rich in connections,...

Making a dash to clean up trash: Landsdale Community adopts Ed McClain Road

Making a dash to clean up trash: Landsdale Community adopts Ed McClain Road

After many frustrating drives along Ed McClain, the Landsdale Community decided to take action.
by Chloe Little, Reporter June 11, 2021

Food wrappers, drink bottles and glasses, tires and hubcaps. What do all these have in common? This trash is typical of what is thrown away on the sides of Ed McClain Road in Monrovia.  One group decided...

Asia drives pop culture music and animation

Asia drives pop culture music and animation

by Alexis Simmerman, Reporter June 9, 2021

Let's celebrate Asian influence in pop culture! It seems everyone is looking to Japan, China, and Korea for inspiration.

How Frederick County works for a brighter future in sustainability!

How Frederick County works for a brighter future in sustainability!

by Brayden Gregory May 28, 2021

In 2021, the environment is a very big topic that is discussed. Gen Z is taking the charge in a better future through sustainability and Eco friendly life changes. This container holds a variety of story...

Sometimes, your mental battery is drained and leading a normal day does not seem to be the right thing to do.

Check in with yourself: We need mental health days alongside sick days

by Chloe Little, Reporter May 26, 2021

The alarm clock rings. Snooze it. It rings again, a quick 10 minutes later. No cough, no fever, just a general “I can’t do this today,” and that’s okay. It’s okay to take a break for mental health.  May...

Like many seniors, Madeline is unsure of what decision she wants to make for her major.

What’s your “major” decision?

by Marissa DePalma and Madeline Williamson May 21, 2021

"What do you want to be when you grow up?" Ugh. The dreaded question from everyone--and I'm only 17! Knowing what we want to do for a career is a difficult choice. There are so many majors in college....

Gaver farm hosts Linganore Prom:  A look at the prom fashion

Gaver farm hosts Linganore Prom: A look at the prom fashion

by Patrick Crockett and Julian Rodriguez May 21, 2021

For women, a great dress is one of the most important components of a successful prom, and for the men, a nice suit is just as crucial. Prom fashion is something that has undergone changes over the...

Hanlon holds the school doors open for students in the mornings.

School Principal’s Day 2021: Hanlon marks first year leading LHS

by Nikki Golemboski and Alex Dembeck May 19, 2021

The click of Principal Cindy Hanlon’s heels as she confidently moves through the hallways is becoming a familiar and identifiable sound to teachers and students, as they get to know her better beyond...

Video: Class of 2021 “sends off” their senior year

by Leah Bolger and Jamie Donohue May 19, 2021

Leaving high school is difficult and exciting. Because Linganore’s class of 2021 graduates on June 2, 2021,  we’ve decided to have some seniors reflect on their favorite memories and share their...

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