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New tutoring option available through NHS

New tutoring option available through NHS

by Zach, Hunsaker

November 7, 2019

On November 7, the first term ends, and for many that means facing a “D” or an “F” in one or more classes.  Many students struggle to find tutoring options that work with their schedules. This year, the National Honor Society has created a program that provides tutoring services on Wednesday ...

“Back-To-School Essentials”… More like back-to-school protection

“Back-To-School Essentials”… More like back-to-school protection

by Elizabeth Rajnik, Editor

October 29, 2019

It’s September 2. School starts in less than 24 hours. Parents and children rush into Walmart to purchase last-minute school supplies. Kids lay out their newly purchased outfits in preparation for the early school morning. Parents run around their house ensuring their children’s lunches are pa...

46th Annual Community Show highlights talents and agriculture

46th Annual Community Show highlights talents and agriculture

by Madeline Hull and Ashley Baker

October 10, 2019

A 142-pound watermelon. A hand-made wooden guitar. A baby goat named Twinkle. From October 6 - 8, the auxiliary gym was transformed into a mini-fair, with animals, flowers, crops, photography and more. The purpose of the community show is to unite Mt. Airy, New Market, Libertytown, Lake Lingano...

Good Cause? Fake Account!

Good Cause? Fake Account!

by Evan Gobien and Zack Hunsaker

October 3, 2019

Sudan Meal Project, Bahama Shirt Project, and Project Congo. These organizations collect donations toward good causes, right? Fake! There are many types of fake Instagram accounts. The First being bots, these accounts pose as real people for advertisement purposes and have he ability to follow, like,...

12 hours at The Great Frederick Fair

12 hours at The Great Frederick Fair

by Leah Bolger and Kendall Martin

September 27, 2019

Frederick County residents are known for their rural traditions. This aspect of our community flourishes during the month of The Great Frederick Fair. There are two types of people at the fair: those who show and those who are spectators.  During the week of the 13th, students all around Fred...

New FFA members recognized at Green Hand award ceremony

New FFA members recognized at Green Hand award ceremony

by Peyton Johnson, Editor

September 24, 2019

On September 15, many new FFA members in Frederick County were recognized at the Green Hand award ceremony in the Dairy Cattle ring at the Great Frederick Fair. Students are given the certificate that then gives them the opportunity to earn the Green Hand pin. They will be given the pin to put on thei...

How Lancers honor the fallen: Photo of the Day 9/11/19

How Lancers honor the fallen: Photo of the Day 9/11/19

by Jacob Blue, Managing editor

September 11, 2019

Eighteen years ago today, a tragic act of terrorism was performed by al Qaeda and Osama bi Laden when nineteen militants hijacked four airplanes and enacted suicide bombings.  Two planes hit the World Trade Center in New York, a plane crashed into the Pentagon in Washington D.C., and the finale ...

Guest speaker from AFSP discusses suicide prevention

Guest speaker from AFSP discusses suicide prevention

by Emily McNally and Ashley Baker

July 8, 2019

More teenagers die from suicide than from cancer, heart disease, AIDS, birth defects, stroke, pneumonia, influenza, and chronic lung disease, COMBINED. On Thursday, June 13 Ms. Jill Martin, from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention hosted a suicide prevention assembly in the auditorium. The A...

Seniors display their work in the 29th annual art show

Seniors display their work in the 29th annual art show

by Bailey Spore, Editor

May 7, 2019

On May 1 and 2, the 29th annual art show was held on Main Street. Artist of all grade levels were displayed, but many seniors had their own feature displays. Did you miss it? Lancer Media documented the advanced art showcase. Colleen Avila Courtney Larrick Izzy Delahousaye Jade Pack ...

Future leaders hone skills at leadership training workshop

Future leaders hone skills at leadership training workshop

by Emily Webb, Managing Editor

May 6, 2019

On May 2, dozens of student leaders from various clubs and organizations around the school convened at the FCPS Staff Development Center in Walkersville for a leadership training seminar. The seminar was designed to teach valuable skills to the upcoming leaders for the 2019-20 school year. Student leader...

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