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Could Social Emotional Learning shape our generation?

These are screenshots from School Connect lessons taught by Coach Rudy.
"It sincerely comes from a place of trying to help kids." --Coach Rudy
November 5, 2020

In the jar of our lives with limited time, are the rocks your priority or are the little beans eating up your time? This strange year has really shown what is most important in life, like family, friends,...

COVID-19 Vaccine: Which is the greater risk? Getting sick or getting the vaccine?

We need a vaccine as soon as possible, but fears about vaccines create additional worries.
"I don’t want to be a test monkey because I don’t want to risk anything going wrong."
October 28, 2020

In the early months of 2020, the COVID-19  pandemic has ruined the lives of those all over the world. The virus has closed down stores, businesses, schools, and many public facilities. If you think we...

Still I Rise: African American Culture Club teaches lessons about racism to staff

Minority students at LHS explained that they deal with these negative experiences on a daily basis.
"Any one experience of racism is one experience too many.” --Beth Ericsson, science teacher.
May 11, 2020

**This is Part I of a series of stories featuring the African American experience in a suburban Maryland high school. As African American students in a predominantly Caucasian school, there are multitude...

What’s all the buzz about the spelling bee?

Emily Webb and Ethan Hart consult on how to spell a word in the second round.
March 11, 2020

Can you spell “Scherenschnitte” (the German art of cutting paper with scissors)?  If you are a member of the winning spelling teams, NEHS and Academic teams, maybe! On February 27, the NEHS held...

Seven LHS men have the vision that they will be crowned Mr. Linganore

Mr. Linganore contestants practice their samba dance for the performance.
February 21, 2020

On Saturday, March 7, Linganore High School is holding their 21st annual Mr. Linganore competition: Men of Vision. Mr. Linganore is a competition where senior guys compete with one another performing...

Benefo among King award recipients at 30th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

Kojo Benefo poses with his parents and Principal Nancy Doll.
"I am confident when we come together for positive change, there is no obstacle we cannot overcome." United States Senator Ben Cardin
January 22, 2020

Attendants of the 30th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King celebration ceremony were greeted by this message in their brochures from United States Senator Ben Cardin: "I am confident when we come together...

Dr. Elizabeth Atwood encourages Lancer Media journalists to plan for future

Editor Emily Webb shows Dr. Elizabeth Atwood The Lance website.
January 21, 2020

Dr. Elizabeth Atwood, Associate Professor of Journalism at Hood College,   visited Lancer Media to talk about the journalism program at Hood and to get an understanding of what high school journalism...

Lancer Media interviews Katryna Perera, Education Reporter for the Frederick News Post

Lancer Media editors get advice from reporter Katryna Perera.
December 20, 2019

Katryna Perera loves visiting schools, attending Board of Education meetings, and reporting on test scores. That's because she believes "education is the backbone of society." On December 6, Education...

Boffman shares leadership and communication wisdom with Lancer Media

Daryl Boffman talks to journalism about his career as Executive Director of Public Affairs for FCPS.
December 20, 2019

Daryl Boffman is not afraid to speak his mind, but he also cautions the public that social media is not the place to rant. He knows this first-hand because social media and FCPS is one area that Boffman...

GSA begins planning for winter formal

Toby Morseman and Leigha Plugge brainstorm movies to feature on movie poster decorations for the GSA formal.
December 9, 2019

On December 4, the Gender-Sexuality Alliance Winter Formal Planning Committee met after school in Ms. Jessica Baker's room to discuss the club's annual winter dance. This will be the fifth year that...

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