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Ban Bossy movement encourages young women to be more assertive

Ban Bossy movement encourages young women to be more assertive

by Jessica Steves, Reporter

March 29, 2014


Filed under Features, Showcase

“When a little boy asserts himself, he’s called a leader. But when a little girl does the same, she risks being branded as bossy. Words like bossy send a message: don’t raise your hand or speak up.” This is the opening of the pledge that many women and girls take when they decide to Ban Bossy...

Can you be the best Promposer? Share your love with Lancer Media

Can you be the best Promposer?  Share your love with Lancer Media

by Andrea Huston, Reporter

March 24, 2014


Filed under Features, Showcase

Every girl dreams about the perfect “promposal,” the perfect date, and perfect dress. With prom rapidly approaching on May 9th, students are beginning to dream of their perfect “Night in Hollywood.”  Think you have plenty of time?  Think again.  Tickets go on sale March 31.The perfect night can...

Learning for Life aims to put LHS recycling first

Learning for Life aims to put LHS recycling first

by Will Foreman, Community News Editor

March 14, 2014


Filed under Best of SNO, Features, Showcase

The football rivalries between Linganore, Oakdale, and Urbana are intense and passionate. On Friday nights we paint up, we scream, and we bleed red and black. The real contest, though, is not football - it’s recycling. The Learning for Life students are going for the I-70 trophy of trash. They want LH...

Through CMMB, alumna McKinnon nurses in Tabaka, Africa

Through CMMB, alumna McKinnon nurses in Tabaka, Africa

March 10, 2014


Filed under Features, Showcase

“Go after the things you want and don’t let anyone or anything hold you back.” One Linganore Alumni has certainly heeded her own advice. After 50 years of graduating classes, Linganore alumni are spread all over the world. One recent graduate is now living in Tabaka, Kenya. Breana McKinnon,...

Underhill joins social studies staff

Underhill joins social studies staff

by Janie Sullivan, Reporter

February 25, 2014


Filed under Features

There is fresh face in the Social Studies department and her name is Lauren Underhill. She is returning from a three-year sabbatical. In 2010, Mrs. Underhill left her teaching position at Brunswick Middle School to move to Cardiff, Wales, with her Welsh husband and to raise her children. “We...

Leading the Way: Engineering at LHS

Leading the Way: Engineering at LHS

by Will Foreman, Community News Editor

February 7, 2014


Filed under Features, Showcase

Ping pong ball launchers, hydrogen-powered cars, mini power plants, clock timers, electronic dice-rollers, mini golf courses, programmable marble sorters -- these are all things being designed and built here at Linganore High School every day. Students at all grade levels get the opportunity to challenge...

Go north for an education!

Go north for an education!

by Beth Barnhart, Reporter

January 10, 2014


Filed under Features, Showcase

  Canada: a country known for maple syrup, moose, Mounties, and… college? According to Statistics Canada, the number of high school graduates that head up north for college is increasing by 8% annually. American students who attend Canadian universities often go for the multicultural society, t...

Modern day piracy

Modern day piracy

by Max Mullen, Reporter

January 9, 2014


Filed under Features, Showcase

Rock stars might have to get a day job with rising costs of downloading or buying music ,people illegally downloading music have become incredibly common .An increasing number of websites are available for pirating like person to person file sharers or YouTube to mp3 converters. These sites are not...

Children’s toys call for gender equality

Children’s toys call for gender equality

by Morgan Buchanan, Editor

January 6, 2014


Filed under Features, Opinion

It’s 2013 and society seems to be progressing right? In many aspects, yes, but in the realm of gender equality it seems as if we have regressed to the 1950’s. This inequality is greatly present in children’s toys. Walk into any toy store and you see the great division. The “boys” and “girls”...

Thanksgivukkah: Turkey and latkes?

Thanksgivukkah: Turkey and latkes?

by Amanda Tapscott, Reporter

December 18, 2013


Filed under Features

Hanukkah is over. What? Christmas hasn’t even begun. The Hebrew word “Hanukkah” means “to dedicate.” The holiday is a Festival of Lights that begins on the 25th day in the month of Kislev on the Hebrew calendar and lasts for eight days. The Hebrew calendar is used predominantly by the Jewish...

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