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Gaver Farm: Fall is not complete without apple cider donuts

Gaver Farm: Fall is not complete without apple cider donuts

by Ashley Nash, Reporter

October 17, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Features

Gaver Farm is now open for the fall season. At Gaver Farm, visitors can pick their own pumpkins and apples; they also have a corn maze, slides, bakery, animals, and a giant pillow to bounce on. During the fall, they begin selling the world’s best apple cider donuts. These have been sold at Gaver F...

Disney vs College – Which would you choose? Both!

Disney vs College – Which would you choose? Both!

by Lily Weaver, Managing Editor

October 17, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Features

Disney: The happiest place on earth. College: Four years of intense learning. What happens when you combine both? You get the magical Disney College Program. Most have no idea that this opportunity exists. For 2016 graduate Grace Weaver, and 5,000 2018 CP’s the magic is just beginning. She...

Screen Time: Will iOS 12 really limit our phone obsession?

Screen Time: Will iOS 12 really limit our phone obsession?

by Rachel McCoy, Reporter

October 17, 2018


Filed under Best of SNO, Fall 2018, Features, Showcase

Let’s face reality.  You are on your phone for hours every day, but do you know exactly how many hours? On September 17, Apple released IOS 12, which is a software update that is available to download on newer Apple devices. This update includes a new feature called Screen Time. Screen Time tracks the time a perso...

Young Life: You were made for this!

Young Life: You were made for this!

by Braden Weinel, Reporter

October 15, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Features

On the evening of October 3, Linganore Young Life kicked off their 2018 fall semester at Braden Weinel’s house. Students from grades 9-12 gathered outside Weinel’s house at 7:30 p.m. and began to mingle. Around 7:50 p.m., approximately 40 participants sprinted inside and downstairs, preparing for a ...

Kirkland joins tribe after teaching in Japan

Kirkland joins tribe after teaching in Japan

by Lily Weaver and Catie Jo Tansey

September 27, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Features

New teacher Randi Kirkland joins our tribe for one semester teaching English 12. Before Kirkland came to Linganore, she taught in Japan for five years for the Department of Defense. Her husband was active in the military, so their family has moved six times in the past 12 years. Her family has lived ...

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 Fall 2018, 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...

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