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Freezing weather didn’t stop the warmth for Lily Weaver at 5K walk/run

Freezing weather didn’t stop the warmth for Lily Weaver at 5K walk/run

by Bridget Murphy, Grace Corbitt, and Tommy Moyer

November 14, 2017


Filed under Fall 2017, News, Showcase

On November 12, the entire community ran and walked through the West Winds neighborhood, home to the Weaver family whose daughter, Lily, is now on a homeschooling hospital program because she has Ewing's Sarcoma. Weaver was cancer free for five years before relapsing July 2017. Lily's Hope i...

Drama students theatrically celebrate Halloween at Dramapalooza

Drama students theatrically celebrate Halloween at Dramapalooza

by Renata Farrell and Kaycee Morris

November 1, 2017


Filed under News

On Friday the 13th of October, a spooky first annual FCPS Drama-Palooza workshop took place at Frederick Community College. Students who participated in any drama class at Linganore had the opportunity to attend. The first of its kind in the county, staff at FCC taught different lessons to theatre students. This included lear...

The Seal of Biliteracy: Frederick County plans to recognize language proficiency on diplomas

The Seal of Biliteracy: Frederick County plans to recognize language proficiency on diplomas

by Yesenia Montenegro, Reporter

October 27, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Adopted by Maryland in April 2016, the Seal of Biliteracy is an award given by a school district for students who have studied and are competent in two or more languages. The recognition encourages students to continue studying higher levels of a language  and makes graduates more employable, since em...

Key Club creates fleece cat blankets for shelter

Key Club creates fleece cat blankets for shelter

by Devin Barge, Editor

October 25, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

On October 11th, the Key Club members created blankets that are to be donated to a cat shelter located in West Virginia.  The team also enjoyed ice cream. The club has partnered with the People United for Rescue and Rehabilitation (P.U.R.R.) of West Virginia to help donate cat blankets to the rescue center that is in need of more blankets as they have had a surplus in the number...

Get prepared for Homecoming: Mark your calendars now!

Get prepared for Homecoming: Mark your calendars now!

by Alexis Fowler, Reporter

October 23, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Homecoming Parade, Sunday, October 29th The homecoming parade is a community event that will be on Sunday October 29th, located in downtown New Market. It will begin at the old garden shop and end at the New Market Volunteer Fire Department. The parade is at a different time than previous years, ...

9/11 class makes models of the World Trade Center

9/11 class makes models of the World Trade Center

by Renata Farrell, Reporter

October 19, 2017


Filed under News

Mr. Darren Hornbeck's  9/11 class created models of the real estate that was around the Twin Towers just before the attacks in 2001. He chose this project because many of his students were either not born until after 9/11 or were too young to see the Twin Towers, and he needed to have some type of...

Dance Club hosts benefit dance recital for Lily Weaver

Dance Club hosts benefit dance recital for Lily Weaver

by Kelsey Ward, Editor

October 19, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The Dance Club will be hosting a benefit dance recital to raise money for Lily's Hope. The recital will take place on November 28 at 7:00 in the auditorium. Weaver was a dancer at Savage Dance Company in Eldersburg, Maryland. She is also an ambassador for Dance Hope Cure. "It is really cool that t...

Hurricane Relief Effort: The Shaw Family

Hurricane Relief Effort: The Shaw Family

by Tyler Roman, Editor

October 10, 2017


Filed under News

Hurricane Irma, one of several hurricanes this hurricane season, began brewing in the Atlantic Ocean August 30th, stirring up concern from locals to the tropical areas it was going to hit. Barbuda, St Barts, St Martin, Anguilla, the British Virgin Islands, the US Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, the Domi...

Kids helping kids — Food drive through the month of October

Kids helping kids — Food drive through the month of October

by Bridget Murphy, Opinions Editor

October 9, 2017


Filed under Fall 2017, News

Did you know that one in nine Marylanders is food insecure? That is over 680,000 people in our state who experience hunger day to day. Throughout the month of October the Maryland State Food Bank is hosting the "Kids Helping Kids" challenge throughout all schools in Maryland. Character Counts! coordinator Dawn Aburto ...

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