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The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

Peyton Orlando competes at the swim meet at Gov. Thomas Johnson High School.

Lancer Spotlight 1/25/23: Linganore juniors fly through the water

by Leila Gibril, Editor January 27, 2023

Linganore Swimming and Diving competed against Gov. Thomas Johnson High school on January 23 in the run-up to States. Many people competed in the meet, and everyone brought their A game, especially...

Leading Linganore scorer, sophomore Jake Vollmer, scored 17 points in a close game against North Hagerstown.

Boys Varsity basketball falls just short in a hard fought battle vs. North Hagerstown

by Abby Childers and Brian Bedard January 25, 2023

On January 23, the boys varsity basketball team ended in a close loss after a hard fought battle against North Hagerstown. The Lancers fell just short with a final score of 74-75.  From the first whistle,...

Linganore junior Megan Hummel goes up for a layup against North Hagerstown opponent.

Lancer Spotlight 1/23/23: Lancers Varsity Girls Basketball rebounds after loss, beats North Hagerstown 78-40

by Alexis Hardy, Reporter January 24, 2023

“The Lancers are back in action!,” said sophomore Kayleigh Lake, bounding into the locker room after Friday's game at North Hagerstown High School .  After suffering a 47-46 loss to the Westminster...

Linganore Wins 1st Place at FCPS Winter 2023 Counties.

Lancer Spotlight 1/20/2023: Against all odds, Linganore cheer wins again

by Delaney Browne and Keira Knedeisen January 22, 2023

Cheerleading, like many sports, is one that relies heavily on teamwork. Unfortunately, it is incredibly hard to just substitute one cheerleader for another when one cannot perform. This was proven...

Patrick Greene and members of the Society of Women Engineers club discuss what type of engineers they want to be in the future. (Photographed from left to right, Charlotte Davis, Lexi Soto, Abigail Etherton, Tatum Coleman, Evelin Heine, Kim Kelsie, Kailyn Nanda, Makyla DeVries, Megan McCaffrey, Patrick Greene)

Lancer Spotlight 1/10/23 : Society of Women Engineers Club provides guidance for aspiring engineers

by Faith Kyere, Reporter January 13, 2023

The Society of Women's Engineers Club, facilitated by Linganore (LHS) teacher Patrick Greene, is an encouraging club that creates a space for women who want to be engineers.  This club invites female...

The STEP team meets twice a week to practice their routines. (Photographed from left to right Oluwaseun Awofisayo, Oluwaseyi Awsofisayo, Mona Michelle Mensah, Mickinley Howard, Legend Campbell, and Liya Mantey.)

Lancer Spotlight 1/9/23: Linganore’s first ever STEP team aims to bring culture and diversity to the school

by Alexa Waser, Editor January 10, 2023

Linganore High School (LHS) just added a STEP team to the club rotation this year and hopes to share and expand the culture throughout the school.  STEP is a style of dance that was developed by African-American...

Lancer Spotlight 12/19/22: Faculty delivers Christmas cheer in an annual door decorating competition

by JP Lyons and Patrick Lyons December 19, 2022

With Winter Break coming right around the corner, the Lancer faculty was looking to add some holiday cheer to motivate the school. The faculty set up the annual door decorating event, available...

𝘛𝘦𝘭𝘭 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘛𝘳𝘶𝘵𝘩, 𝘗𝘢𝘯𝘨𝘰𝘭𝘪𝘯, by Linganore Alumni Mel Beatty is a childrens book that explains the importance of being truthful.  𝘈𝘥𝘢𝘱𝘵𝘦𝘥 𝘧𝘳𝘰𝘮: 𝘛𝘦𝘭𝘭 𝘛𝘩𝘦 𝘛𝘳𝘶𝘵𝘩, 𝘗𝘢𝘯𝘨𝘰𝘭𝘪𝘯 (𝘤𝘰𝘷𝘦𝘳) 𝘣𝘺 𝘔. 𝘉𝘦𝘢𝘵𝘵𝘺 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘗. 𝘌𝘴𝘤𝘰𝘣𝘢𝘳, 2022, 𝘛𝘰𝘳𝘰𝘯𝘵𝘰, 𝘖𝘕: 𝘗𝘦𝘯𝘨𝘶𝘪𝘯 𝘙𝘢𝘯𝘥𝘰𝘮 𝘏𝘰𝘶𝘴𝘦 𝘊𝘢𝘯𝘢𝘥𝘢. 𝘊𝘰𝘱𝘺𝘳𝘪𝘨𝘩𝘵 2022 𝘣𝘺 𝘗𝘦𝘯𝘨𝘪𝘶𝘯 𝘙𝘢𝘯𝘥𝘰𝘮 𝘏𝘰𝘶𝘴𝘦 𝘊𝘢𝘯𝘢𝘥𝘢.

Lancer Spotlight 12/16/22 : Young Author’s Contest gives students a creative outlet and presents new opportunities

by Alexa Waser, Editor December 16, 2022

The State of Maryland Literacy Association held its annual High School Young Author’s Contest inviting students to write an original short story or a poem. The competition was announced in September...

Gelhard stands on the sidelines at Beaver Stadium, Penn States
football field, as a Penn State
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Linganore grad continues career as journalist at Penn State

by Daniel Gelhard, Reporter December 11, 2022

Matthew Gelhard’s dream of being a journalist and broadcaster started at a young age.  He watched his favorite sports team, the Washington Nationals, and admired the work of the production team of...

Ryan Nguyen, a senior in the Wood Design Applications class, works on his teachers commissions.

Lancer Spotlight 12/2/22: Wood Design Applications takes on woodworking projects for LHS teachers

by Faith Kyere, Reporter December 2, 2022

The Wood Design Applications (WDA) class has been assigned the great task of building a woodworking project for teachers at Linganore, a handcrafted holiday gift from the WDA program. On November 3,...

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