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Get to know the new LHS teacher: Amber Patterson

Get to know the new LHS teacher:  Amber Patterson

by Yesenia Montenegro, Reporter

October 2, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Welcome New Staff

Mrs. Amber Patterson is the new Environmental Science and Physics of Earth and Space science teacher. Before coming to Linganore, Patterson taught at Crestwood Middle School and Frederick High School. She says she will definitely want to keep teaching for many more years. Thirteen is a scientifically lucky...

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...

Welcome to LHS: Kolias dips into teaching in Maryland after career in Ohio

Welcome to LHS:  Kolias dips into teaching in Maryland after career in Ohio

by Emily Sherwood and Victoria Rock

September 8, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Welcome New Staff

A Dilly Dipper is someone who works at Dairy Queen who dips the ice cream in chocolate.  Mrs. Patricia Kolias, new English teacher, was once a Dairy Queen employee and bring much of her Ohio upbringing to the classroom. Kolias lived in Ohio and taught for 9 years at Canton McKinley High School be...

Welcome To LHS: D.C’s Diggs brings life experience to social studies

Welcome To LHS: D.C’s Diggs brings life experience to social studies

by Cassie Harris, Reporter

September 7, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Welcome New Staff

This story is part of Lancer Media’s fall series welcoming new staff.  We enjoyed learning about many teachers but apologize that we were unable to cover every new teacher.   She obsesses over Pretty Little Liars, lives for trips to the movie theater, and only wants the chewiest, gooiest chocola...

Welcome to LHS: New admin Bittner is sweet fit for LHS

Welcome to LHS: New admin Bittner is sweet fit for LHS

by Savannah Sitler and Emily Reed

September 7, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Showcase, Welcome New Staff

This story is part of Lancer Media’s fall series welcoming new staff.  We enjoyed learning about many teachers but apologize that we were unable to cover every new teacher.   Mr. Christopher Bittner: A glutton for punishment or a sweet fit? Assistant principal Bittner is one of the three administra...

Welcome to LHS: Like Batman, Bortner uses strength for teaching and baseball

Welcome to LHS: Like Batman, Bortner uses strength for teaching and baseball

by Brandon Cooper, Jacob Bolger, and Bailey Davis

September 6, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Showcase, Welcome New Staff

Mr. Jesse Bortner is one of the 243 new teachers that Frederick County Public Schools hired this year. Bortner is an ambitious, young, motivated teacher who is currently teaching English 10. He is originally from York, Pennsylvania. He attended Mount Aloysius College, majoring in English and Secondary...

Welcome to LHS: McCauley celebrates being a chemistry “nerd”

Welcome to LHS: McCauley celebrates being a chemistry “nerd”

by Amanda Anderson and Lily Weaver

September 6, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Showcase, Welcome New Staff

This story is part of Lancer Media’s fall series welcoming new staff.  We enjoyed learning about many teachers but apologize that we were unable to cover every new teacher. Amber McCauley has been working at FCPS schools for 12 years. She begins her second year at LHS teaching Fundamentals of Ch...

Welcome to LHS: Conte instills love of adventure in students’ learning environment

Welcome to LHS: Conte instills love of adventure in students’ learning environment

by Bridget Murphy, Kaycee Morris, and Kelsey Ward

September 6, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Showcase, Welcome New Staff

Mr.  Benjamin Conte teaches both Algebra 1 and Geometry. He wanted to teach at Linganore because he graduated from Tuscarora High School. “I have a passion for helping others, and I love to learn. Hopefully my awesomeness will rub off onto my students,” said Conte. His class appreciates his enthusias...

Welcome to LHS: Social studies department addition Jensen finds teaching “sweet,” like Haribo gummy bears

Welcome to LHS:  Social studies department addition Jensen finds teaching “sweet,” like Haribo gummy bears

by Nicole Muller and Beau Cameron

September 6, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Welcome New Staff

This story is part of Lancer Media’s fall series welcoming new staff.  We enjoyed learning about many teachers but apologize that we were unable to cover every new teacher. Mr. James Jensen teaches Modern World History and AP World History and has a passion for farming. He raises chickens, goats, tu...

Welcome to LHS: Principal Doll take helm of LHS

Welcome to LHS: Principal Doll take helm of LHS

by Grace Weaver, Alicia Nasto, and Amanda Anderson

September 5, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Welcome New Staff

This story is part of Lancer Media’s fall series welcoming new staff.  We enjoyed learning about many teachers but apologize that we were unable to cover every new teacher.   Ms. Nancy Doll has been an administrator for 20 years in Frederick County Public Schools. While she has never been a Lancer be...

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