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Yammarino flashes back to kindergarten for internship

Yammarino flashes back to kindergarten for internship

by Kelsey Ward, Reporter

October 20, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Features

One, two, three, eyes on me! On October 11, I became a kindergartner again at Kemptown Elementary School. For Alyssa Yammarino, Class of 2017, this is a regular occurrence. She leaves school before third block to attend her internship. "There are 36 interns this year, 14 of which are helping at an ele...

Linganore bands together for a cure to breast cancer

Linganore bands together for a cure to breast cancer

by Savannah Sitler, Reporter

October 20, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Features, Showcase

Breast cancer is the most common cancer, with more than 249,000 new cases expected for the year of 2016. It is increasingly important that doctors and scientists find a cure to this disease. Breast Cancer Awareness Month has occurred in October for the past 31 years. Since then, there have been numerous...

Take a second look at secondhand

Take a second look at secondhand

by Cassie Harris, Reporter

October 18, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Features, Video

  Reused fashion does good for your closet, your community, and our planet Roll up your sleeves. Open up your mind: let's go shopping! Oh, but wait. We aren't going to the mall. The real treasures can be discovered in secondhand shops. If you are still wary, here are all the reasons to take a...

Homecoming Week 2016: “No Place Like Home”

Homecoming Week 2016: “No Place Like Home”

by Kaycee Morris, Reporter

September 27, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Features, Showcase

This week outside the cafeteria, tickets for the homecoming dance are on sale for 22$ each. Students can nominate the homecoming court, too. The homecoming dance will be October 8th,  from 8- 10 pm. The dance will follow at the end of spirit week. If you are a part of Class of 2020, then you might...

Brown volunteers in Rio and “gives something back” to the games

Brown volunteers in Rio and “gives something back” to the games

by Alicia Nasto, Editor-In-Chief

September 26, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Features, Showcase

The 2016 Summer Rio Olympics was a major success for countries all over the globe. Anita Wlodarczyk of Poland broke the world record with her amazing hammer throw; Justin Rose of Great Britain shot the first ever hole-in-one in Olympic history; and Ibtihaj Muhammad of the United States became the first...

Little Lancers keep Wolfe’s memory alive with lemonade stand

Little Lancers keep Wolfe’s memory alive with lemonade stand

by Kennedi Ambush, Editor

September 26, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Features, Showcase

In memory and tribute to former teacher, Mr. Christopher Wolfe, Mrs. Kate Lane dedicated her Little Lancers lemonade stand to him.  Wolfe taught Woodworking, Foundations of Technology, and Engineering. He was a huge part of the Lancer community both in academics and athletics. He passed away suddenly from cancer soon before the...

Surviving Cancer: “Thank you” is not enough

Surviving Cancer: “Thank you” is not enough

by Lily Weaver, Reporter

September 25, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Features, Showcase

This is the first in a series of stories that Lily Weaver will write about her journey with a deadly disease.  Next week, look for her story about CureFest, where she was a featured speaker. The summer of 2016 was 62 days long. That may be short for most, but it was blissfully long for me. This is because...

H & M: a perfect fit for Francis Scott Key Mall

H & M: a perfect fit for Francis Scott Key Mall

by Cassie Harris, Reporter

September 19, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Features, Showcase

August 18th was a huge day for the Francis Scott Key Mall. The mall buzzed with excitement as it welcomed the newest edition to the shopping mall: H&M. H&M, short for Hennes & Mauritz, is a Swedish clothing company that has expanded into 64 countries since its initial opening in Finland in 1964. ...

Welcome to LHS: A “Steel Magnolia” Gilmore brings SGA experience and love of math

Welcome to LHS: A “Steel Magnolia” Gilmore brings SGA experience and love of math

by Kennedi Ambush, Taylor Holmes, and Summer Etzler

September 11, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Features, Showcase, Welcome New Staff

Mrs. Michelle Gilmore is the new Assistant Principal at our school for last names starting with O-Z, is the Dean of students for the dual enrollment courses, and is in charge of clubs and activities. Mrs. Gilmore was born in raised in Frederick, Maryland and has lived here her whole life. Although...

Nanavaty and Koch provided teens with information about abstinence

Nanavaty and Koch provided teens with information about abstinence

by Avery Apau, Reporter

May 19, 2016


Filed under Features

Kali Nanavaty and Taylor Koch help teens realize the benefits of abstinence. courtesy of Barbara Ferguson...

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