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The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

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...

Red waves whimper into a calm tide: Outcomes of the 2022 midterm election

Red waves whimper into a calm tide: Outcomes of the 2022 midterm election

by Mack Mullinix, Reporter January 8, 2023

On November 8, millions of Americans went to local election offices to vote on multiple government offices and ballot measures. Here is an examination of which of these recent elections will affect Linganore...

Egg Nog Jog brings community together to raise awareness for leukemia

by Mia Lucas, Editor-in-Chief December 22, 2022

On the morning of December 17, the Linganore High School (LHS) SGA hosted the 11th annual Egg Nog Jog. The jog was created in honor of Quentin Ingram, a young child from the Linganore community who...

Freshman Bailey Franks signs Academic Bowl to show support for the FCPS ASL Academic Bowl Team.

FCPS ASL Academic Team qualifies for Eastern Regionals at Kentucky School for the Deaf

by Jenna Fountain, Reporter December 9, 2022

As Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) continues to grow, the expansion of new events and activities to be inclusive of all students continues. This includes the creation of the American Sign Language...

Amy Kimble parks her bus outside Linganore High School at dismissal time and waits for students to come outside.

Do school buses make students less safe on the road?

by Mia Lucas, Editor-in-Chief November 11, 2022

It’s 7:30 a.m.  School buses line the street and traffic is at a standstill. The sounds of car horns echo through the air. It’s a typical morning at Linganore High School (LHS). The parking...

Senior athletes gather for photos after signing their National Letters of Intent.

#NationalSigningDay2022: Senior athletes sign their National Letters of Intent

by Emily Rice, Managing Editor November 10, 2022

On November 9, six Linganore High School (LHS) student athletes signed their National Letters of Intent to continue their athletic careers in college. During this event, multiple sports being recognized...

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