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Maryland Community College Promise Scholarships Bill creates hope for future of higher education

Maryland Community College Promise Scholarships Bill creates hope for future of higher education

by Ethan Hart, Editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Spring 2018

In Maryland, about 64% of high school graduates directly move on to college or university education. Out of this 64%, only 14.5% will graduate a 2-year college on time. Thanks to a new bill signed by Governor Larry Hogan, those students who aren’t able to finish college on time due to finances wil...

Cruisin for a Cause raises more than $1,000 for local charities

Cruisin for a Cause raises more than $1,000 for local charities

by Julie Walker, Reporter

May 4, 2018


Filed under News, Photo of the Day

On Sunday, April 29, Linganore High school hosted a car show raising money for the Student homelessness initiative partnership (SHIP) and the Children of incarcerated parents partnership. There were roughly 80 vehicles at the show, ranging from trucks, cars, hot-rods, and motorcycles  Entry fee ...

Students support LGBT rights with Day of Silence

Students support LGBT rights with Day of Silence

by Tymira Davis, Reporter

May 1, 2018


Filed under News

The Day Of Silence is when students from any school take a day-long vow that they will be silent  from bell to bell. It was started when a student from the University of Wyoming, Matthew Shepard, was brutally beaten and murdered for being gay. There are many stories like this one where people cannot share their sexuality an...

The Linganore car show is racing into town, Don’t miss it!

The Linganore car show is racing into town, Don’t miss it!

by Julie Walker, Reporter

April 25, 2018


Filed under News

The Linganore car show is coming to town on Sunday, April 29 from 10 a.m. through 2 p.m.  Specators and participants should go to the lower parking lot near the stadium.  Don't miss it! Proceeds from the event will go toward the Student Homelessness Initiative Partnership (SHIP) and the Children of Incarcerated Parents...

Tenmarks discontinued: Math teachers seek another learning strategy

Tenmarks discontinued: Math teachers seek another learning strategy

by Mason Eddins, Editor

April 25, 2018


Filed under News

TenMarks was bought by Amazon in 2013, but the website is being discontinued by the parent company in June 2019. Students have piloted and used the program for several years. There has been no information as to why TenMarks is shutting down. An Amazon spokesperson has stated only that the company...

Barbagallo wins SGA 2018-2019 president: Congratulations new officers

Barbagallo wins SGA 2018-2019 president: Congratulations new officers

by Sammie Hoefs and Tymira Davis

April 24, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The SGA leadership for 2017-2018 is strong. They have arranged many major events including homecoming, Egg Nog Jog, blood drives, and prom.   SGA voting for 2018-2019 was held April 8, and April 9. Students put up posters, and voting elections were through the SGA website.  " This past year ...

The choir performs at the National Cherry Blossom Festival

The choir performs at the National Cherry Blossom Festival

by Grace Gaydosh, Editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On April 14, 2018, members of the Linganore choir traveled to Washington, D.C. to perform on the steps of the National Archive for the National Cherry Blossom Festival. Members included Maggie Clugston, Nichollette Polidoro, Samantha Buntman, Lindsey Ekanger, Penelope Owens, Ellis McCormick, Jacob Blu...

It’s a three-peat! Lancer Media earns the SNO Distinguished Site

It’s a three-peat!  Lancer Media earns the SNO Distinguished Site

by Bridget Murphy, Co-Editor-in-Chief

April 19, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Spring 2018

The Lance has done it again. They have proven their excellence for the third year in a row by winning SNO Distinguished Site. Student Newspapers Online has sponsored The Lance website since 2013. As of April 16, The Lance is one of only 14 websites to be awarded recognition this year. There are six badges that ea...

Learning for Life builds stand up desks for classrooms

Learning for Life builds stand up desks for classrooms

by Julie Walker, Reporter

April 17, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On Friday, April 13, the Learning for Life program began building stand-up desks for classrooms. Principal Nancy Doll authorized the order of 26 desks to be split among math, English, world language, special ed, tech ed, and health. They will be distributed equally among the classrooms to give all students...

Classmates4Life video contest focuses on drug abuse

Classmates4Life video contest focuses on drug abuse

by Grace Gaydosh, Editor

March 27, 2018


Filed under News

Catherine Contreras, Timothy Demember, Hanna Dufresne, and Lily Tate, all students who work on the morning announcements, entered videos for the Classmates4Life contest. Voting closed on March 21. The celebration of all county entries was postponed due to snow. The Classmates4Life Drug-Awareness contest ...

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