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Linganore High School’s heat is getting is out of control and uncomfortable for students and staff.

What is going on with FCPS?

by Mia Lucas and Emily Rice September 29, 2023

On Thursday, September 7, the Linganore High School (LHS) administration made the executive decision to dismiss students early due to extreme heat in the building.  In the early morning of September...

A teacher runs into a website they normally use that has been blocked.

FCPS’ frequent website blocks harm students and teachers

by Eddie Slavin, Reporter June 2, 2023

At one point or another, every student has run into an issue with content being blocked by FCPS, it could be a YouTube video, a website, or images from google searches. Something much more rare than...

Select states new detransition bills cause widespread controversy

Select states’ new “detransition” bills cause widespread controversy

by Delaney Browne, Reporter June 1, 2023

The word detransition means to halt or reverse a transition process that has already begun or happened in the past. In the case of many detransition bills across the U.S., the word means to change someone...

The Frederick County Council held a budget meeting on May 30 at  Winchester Hall in downtown Frederick.

Dire budget situation forces FCPS to cut valuable programs

by Alexis Hardy June 1, 2023

As the 2022-2023 school year draws to a close, students and teachers alike look forward to relaxing summer breaks and having fun with family and friends.  But for some, what should be a relaxing period...

Netflixs new password sharing policy is upsetting many and could lead to the company losing subscriptions.

Netflix’s new password-sharing policy could take TV from millions

by Izabella Manning, Editor-in-Chief April 24, 2023

Six years ago Netflix tweeted, “Love is sharing a password.” Apparently, the streaming service has since changed their mind on what love truly is. In February, Netflix released a new password...

Howard County Board of Education works out a new bus schedule for their upcoming school year which will feature new school start times.

Howard County Board of Education decides to change its school schedule in hopes of keeping kids energized for school

by Delaney Browne, Reporter April 19, 2023

Science shows that it is important for minors to get at least eight hours of sleep a night. Sadly, early school hours and late nights make this near impossible. Many say that it is important to keep...

Nalaxone Nasal Spray(Narcan), which is used to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose, can be found in the Linganore High School (LHS) Health Room.

Maryland schools hit hard by the opioid crisis: How are FCPS and the Frederick community responding?

by Alexis Hardy, Editor March 23, 2023

An opioid epidemic is tearing its way across the nation, and Maryland schools have been caught in its grip. In fact, this nationwide crisis is not a new development and has worsened in recent years....

Newly-hired spokesperson Maya Rudolph proudly displays the new Ma&Yas candy packaging.

M&Ms to Ma&Yas: Mars rebrands their rainbow-coated, crunchy candy

by Izabella Manning, Editor-in-Chief February 27, 2023

On Jan. 23, M&Ms forever altered the history of their company with a single tweet. In this tweet, Mars Inc. reported an “indefinite pause” on the spokescandies and announced they would be replaced...

Frederick High School students head to waiting buses as others walk home during heavy snowfall in January

From Snow Day to Asynchronous Day

by Evelyn Ward, Reporter January 11, 2023

Students love to wake up and see a fresh blanket of snow covering the ground and finding out school is canceled. Despite a love for a periodic snow-day surprise, they do not enjoy a school year that drags...

An example of a student assignment with only the name written. If the new FCPS policy were to pass, students could do this and receive half credit.

“A slap to the face”: Teachers resist proposed FCPS grading policy

by Emily Rice, Managing Editor January 10, 2023

Imagine studying for hours on end for the biggest test of the semester. The test begins, and you immediately start scribbling down your answers. The time ticks down and students turn in their tests until...

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