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Linganore students taking part in the Polar Bear Plunge smile for the camera before entering the Bay. (Photo courtesy of Jeremy Brown)

Lancer Spotlight 02/01/24: Linganore’s Cool School Challenge marks great success

by Brianna Dacanay, Reporter February 7, 2024

From January 26 - February 1, Linganore High School (LHS) hosted its 12th year of the Cool School Challenge (also known as the Polar Bear Plunge) where students raised money for the Maryland Special...

The Accelerated English 10/11 class meets during third block. English teacher Mary Troxel is looking for enthusiastic students to fill the seats.

Lancer Spotlight 02/01/24: What underrated course should you take next year?

by Lily Hanson and Abigail Warren February 2, 2024

There are so many options for electives at Linganore High School (LHS), but which ones are the best?  Most departments at Linganore have under enrolled classes, many of which consist of upper-level...

The All-County band performs in the Thomas Johnson High School auditorium.

Lancer Spotlight 2/2/24: Linganore students selected for all-county performances in band, choir and orchestra

by Tate Haskins February 2, 2024

On Saturday, January 27, students from all over the county graced the stage at Government Thomas Johnson High School for the all-county choir, orchestra, and band performances. The passion and hard...

Senior wing player Madie Brohawn looks to dribble past a North Hagerstown player. (Courtesy of Paul Madariaga)

Lancer Spotlight 1/5/24: Linganore girls’ varsity basketball crushes North Hagerstown in first game of 2024

by Mia Lucas, Editor-in-Chief January 8, 2024

On Friday, January 5, the Linganore High School (LHS) girls' basketball team won a triumphant battle against the North Hagerstown High School girls' team.  Over the course of the game, the Lancers...

SMOB candidates answered student questions at the FCASC GA (from left to right: Lillian Holden, Pranav Sristy, Elijah Steele, and Alex Thomas)

Lancer Spotlight 1/4/24: Linganore sophomore runs for Frederick County’s Student Member of the Board of Education

by Hannah Moore, Guest Reporter January 4, 2024

Every year, Frederick County students have the opportunity to vote for the following school year’s Student Member of the Board of Education (SMOB).  Despite its importance, SMOB is a position many...

Senior Gabrielle Evans (left), junior Johanna Huggins (middle), and senior Finn Martinez (right) read through their Shrek script and run lines.

Lancer Spotlight 12/2/23: Cast of “Shrek” whisked away to fantasy land as rehearsals begin for the spring musical

by Mia Lucas, Editor-in-Chief January 2, 2024

During the week of December 11, the Linganore (LHS) drama department held auditions for the spring musical, "Shrek." There were three days of auditions, with the first day being for acting, the second...

Kids line benches to participate in holiday mad libs and coloring by sight words with the National English Honor Society (NEHS).

Linganore’s 18th annual Candy Cane Lane decks the halls with holiday cheer

by Daniel Apau and Emily Rice December 22, 2023

On Saturday December 9, Linganore High School (LHS) held its 18th annual Lancer Candy Cane Lane. Lancer Candy Cane Lane is put on every year by long-time coordinators Keith and Michelle Prather, the...

Three students are shown practicing their soil judging abilities.

Lancer Spotlight 10/30/23: The Lancers succeed in first-year soil judging competition

by Carlee Bernard, Reporter November 13, 2023

This is the first year Linganore High School has participated in soil judging as part of its agriculture program. In its first-ever competition, the team, lead by teacher Ashley Abuelhawa, won the state...

Linganore woodworking teacher Adrienne Rupinta Instructs students on how to use a piece of machinery

Lancer Spotlight 10/30/23: New Woodshop Teacher Adrienne Rupinta expands skills for students, self

by Harry Sauer, Reporter October 31, 2023

As the owner of a woodworking shop in downtown Frederick, Maryland, Adrienne Rupinta saw teaching as an opportunity to teach her skills to students.   Rupinta said that teaching was “just an opportunity...

The cheer squad sets the pace for the tribe spirit on gameday.

Linganore sweeps Middletown on homecoming game

by Cole Simmonds, Reporter October 31, 2023

The Linganore High School Homecoming game on September 13 was an explosion of joy, unity and literal fireworks among the Linganore Lancer community, marking the team’s 4th sweep.   The Lancers will...

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