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Distinguished Graduates 2017: Jeffrey Musselman receives award in business

Distinguished Graduates 2017:  Jeffrey Musselman receives award in business

by Bailey Davis and Tommy Moyer

November 30, 2017


Filed under Distinguished Graduate Organization, Fall 2017, Features, Showcase

Jeffrey (Jeff) Musselman graduated from Linganore in 1983, and is the 2017 Distinguished Graduate honoree in Business. "I felt extremely surprised, honored, and blessed when I found out I was being recognized as a Distinguished Graduate. I was actually very nervous about coming back to Linganore a...

To the firefighters and emergency medical services, thank you

To the firefighters and emergency medical services, thank you

by Bridget Murphy, Opinions and Layout Design Editor

November 30, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Firefighters protect and save the lives of people (and animals) from potentially deadly fires every day. They also save millions of dollars in property damage by preventing the fires from growing any larger. There are many dangers that come along with firefighting. Every firefighter going into a fire...

Savage Strong: Savage Dance Company sponsors Lily’s Hope 5k

Savage Strong: Savage Dance Company sponsors Lily’s Hope 5k

by Grace Corbitt, Reporter

November 14, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Savage Dance Company performed in the freezing weather before Lily's Hope race at West Winds golf course on November 12.  A major sponsor of the event, the dance studio in Eldersburg, Maryland is owned by Greg and Nichole Savage. Lily Weaver, who has Ewing's Sarcoma and is receiving rounds of chemothe...

National Principals Month: What About the Assistant Principals?

National Principals Month: What About the Assistant Principals?

by Katie Gallagher, Reporter

October 31, 2017


Filed under Features

October is National Principal Appreciation Month, a time to say a “thank you” to the principals who make your school function. But what about the Assistant Principals? They work equally as hard as the head principal and can be underappreciated. Three assistant principals Chris Bittner, Michelle Gi...

Give us a break! Seniors beg for a weekend off from homework

Give us a break! Seniors beg for a weekend off from homework

by Bridget Murphy, Opinions and Layout Design Editor

October 27, 2017


Filed under Best of SNO, Features, Showcase

This is my open letter to the Board of Education.  I'll send it as soon as I finish my college applications. In mid-October, I read in The Washington Post that senior students in the Washington, D.C. region have been granted one weekend homework-free, so they can work on their college applications. ...

Binge watch recommendation: Grey’s Anatomy returns for 14th season

Binge watch recommendation: Grey’s Anatomy returns for 14th season

by Allyson Duda, Reporter

October 26, 2017


Filed under Fall 2017, Features, Showcase

Grey’s Anatomy, a show about a group of doctors at a hospital in Seattle, is now back and in its 14th season. You may even need to take your blood pressure after almost every episode. So far this season, viewers have been shocked by the most talented neurosurgeon having a brain tumor. We are tryin...

FAQs: Stressed from the college application process?

FAQs: Stressed from the college application process?

by Tommy Moyer, Reporter

October 26, 2017


Filed under Features

October is scary for more than just Halloween. Many seniors are left confused and stressed by the college admission process. Thankfully, student services is here to help students understand the application process. Here are some FAQ that may clear up any trouble. How many and what type of schools should I apply t...

To the U.S. Military, thank you

To the U.S. Military, thank you

by Bridget Murphy, Opinions and Layout Design Editor

October 25, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

The duty of every military personnel is to protect and preserve the freedom of fellow Americans. They are "on the job 24/7" and have to "be professional every hour and day" of their lives. People in our community and throughout America devote their lives to keeping our country safe. Even as s...

Land of the free — Home of the brave

Land of the free — Home of the brave

by Bridget Murphy, Opinions and Layout Design Editor

October 23, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Human instinct, for many, is to run away from danger. Every day, police officers, military personnel and firefighters run towards danger, for us. They risk their lives for strangers every day. Country singer, Lee Brice, at his concert on September 22, 2017 at The Great Frederick Fair, stopped all music and said, "It can be very ea...

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