The Lance

#LanceroftheWeek: Nicholas Paré, the next guitar hero

by Julie Walker, Reporter

August 13, 2018


Filed under #Lancer of the Week

Nick Pare appears to be a quiet, humble, high school sophomore, but he has a knack for the wild side, traveling the country playing his guitar. Pare is currently working on a solo album and recently went to Los Angeles to perform at a club called "The Whisky." He performed with singer-songwriter Za...

#LanceroftheWeek: Joshua Todd takes the stage

#LanceroftheWeek: Joshua Todd takes the stage

July 30, 2018


Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Showcase

Throughout his first year of high school, Joshua Todd has been actively involved in the GSA and received an Honor Roll award. His most significant impact, however, has been his active role in the drama department as a lead in two productions and, now, induction into the International Thespian Society....

#LanceroftheWeek: Freshman Avery Robertson shines on the lacrosse field

#LanceroftheWeek: Freshman Avery Robertson shines on the lacrosse field

by Grace Gaydosh, Editor

July 23, 2018


Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Showcase

Class of 2021 member Avery Robertson is a student athlete who deserves to be recognized. The only freshman on varsity lacrosse, Robertson has proven herself to be an exceptional player. Robertson has been playing lacrosse for seven years. Along with the Linganore team, she is also a part of the club t...

#LanceroftheWeek: Carter Holsinger jumps over the competition

#LanceroftheWeek: Carter Holsinger jumps over the competition

by Ethan Hart, Editor

July 16, 2018


Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Spring 2018

  This week’s Lancer of the Week is Carter Holsinger. Holsinger is a member of the Class of 2020 and participates in many activities in and out of school. He is most known for being a 2-time state champion at pole vault in indoor and outdoor track and field. He also does gymnastics and is ...

Lancer of the Week: Adam Seymour

by Matthew Gelhard, Editor

July 9, 2018


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About to start his fourth year in the marching band, Adam Seymour was named the Drumline Section Leader for 2018-2019. Being a section leader has prestige. Seymour has participated in many music groups including symphonic band, percussion ensemble, symphony orchestra, and All County marching band. ...

#LanceroftheWeek: Mary Contardi prepares for her senior volleyball season

#LanceroftheWeek: Mary Contardi prepares for her senior volleyball season

by Catie Jo Tansey, Reporter

June 25, 2018


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Mary Contardi, a rising senior, is excited to take on her last season of volleyball. She has been playing volleyball on the team for the past 3 years. She was a member on the JV team her freshman and sophomore years, and last year she played on varsity. Contardi is a crucial role to the team playi...

#LanceroftheWeek: Dane Shaw races past the competition

#LanceroftheWeek: Dane Shaw races past the competition

June 18, 2018


Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Showcase

Dane Shaw is a rising freshman graduating from New Market Middle School and a member of the Class of 2022. He is a dedicated motocross racer and invests the majority of his time into the sport. "The adrenaline rush during a race is like an escape from reality," said Shaw. Shaw's favorite rider a...

Lancer of the Week: Alex Tran applies his knowledge at Johns Hopkins APL

Lancer of the Week: Alex Tran applies his knowledge at Johns Hopkins APL

by Sammie Hoefs, Reporter

May 25, 2018


Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Showcase

During high school, Alex Tran has been a part of varsity tennis, FCPS all-county orchestra, and achieved a 4.0 GPA. His most significant accomplishment, though,  is his internship that will lead to his future career. Tran is involved in an internship (now a full-time summer job) at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics lab under the APL we...

Lancer of the Week: Olivia Weinel is the Queen of the court

Lancer of the Week: Olivia Weinel is the Queen of the court

by Kaycee Morris, Editor

December 5, 2017


Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Fall 2017, Showcase

Olivia Weinel, member of Class of 2018, is an outstanding athlete and student. Weinel plays for the varsity basketball team, has a 3.9 GPA, and was crowned 2017 Homecoming Queen. Weinel has been playing basketball for eight years. She played for the Germantown Lady Panthers club team for one year,...

Lancer of the Week: Maddie France sets volleyball record

Lancer of the Week: Maddie France sets volleyball record

by Grace Brooks, Editor

November 30, 2017


Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Showcase

On October 10, senior setter Maddie France, got her 1,500 career assist in her game against Tuscarora. A school  record. France started her high school volleyball career on JV but was pulled up to varsity during her freshman season and has been on varsity since. She has played volleyball for six ye...

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