The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

A students BYOD computer is shown with a sad face and a school-issued device is shown with a happy face to symbolize the change in use of devices at FCPS.

FCPS ends Bring Your Own Device program for all students

by Brianna Dacanay, Reporter June 7, 2024

Maryland’s Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) recently announced changes to school policies involving student devices. FCPS’s Find Out First communication on May 3 stated that students are required...

A student crosses an item off her summer bucket list.

What are students doing for summer 2024?

by Lily Hanson and Abigail Warren June 7, 2024

As the 2023-24 school year concludes, Linganore High School (LHS) students are looking forward to summer break, whether they are going to be working, traveling, going to camps or hanging out with friends,...

Sophomore Allie Logue who played Fiona in this years production of Shrek looks out at the audience. (Photo by Mike Miller-used with permission)

The show must go on: Linganore community pulls together in time of need

by Lily Hanson, Editor May 17, 2024

After returning from spending spring break in Orlando, Florida, drama students at LHS were excited to begin the last two weeks of preparation before opening night of their spring musical, “Shrek”.  However,...

Students put their phones into the phone jail in order to keep them off of social media during class.

U.S. citizens v. social media: Do minors online need to be restricted?

by Delaney Browne, Editor April 22, 2024

If you are a teenager in the 2020s, then it is more than likely you are on at least one social media app. Even if you do not use any social media apps yourself, you have probably heard of platforms such...

Linganore students watch principal Dr. Michael Dillmans morning announcements before switching into PREP.

Linganore principal strives to improve school’s welcomeness

by Brianna Dacanay, Reporter April 19, 2024

The clock ticks closer and closer to 10:15 a.m., when the bell rings for Linganore High School (LHS) students to switch to their next period, PREP. The bustling sound of kids talking and chairs clashing...

Linganore students work hard to fill the eggs with candy for the dozens of deliveries. (Photo by Ava Ablondi with permission)

Egg My House Fundraiser makes EGG-cellent progress funding Linganore’s Safe and Sane event

by Brianna Dacanay, Reporter April 17, 2024

Linganore High School (LHS)  hosted a fundraiser for Safe and Sane, which is held at the end of the year for graduating students. The event, known as the Egg My House fundraiser, allows Frederick County...

Sleep deprivation causes many students to fall asleep during class, which can negatively impact multiple areas of their lives including grades.

Are students getting enough sleep? Frederick County Board of Education works to make sure of it

by Delaney Browne and Tate Haskins March 14, 2024

Sleep is very important in the mental and physical development of a teenager and is needed to thoroughly adapt to changes happening in their lives. According to, the average high school...

The bocce team poses with their gold medals, following their championship win.

Unified Bocce team makes Linganore history with state championship win

by Abigail Warren, Reporter February 28, 2024

On February 14, the Linganore (LHS) Unified Bocce team went to the Interscholastic Unified Indoor Bocce State Tournament where they played in Division Rome against three other schools from Maryland to...

An Airbus A380 of Dubai-Based airline Emirates is  seen at London-Heathrow Airport in 2022.

Reviving the skies: The resurgence of the Airbus A380

by Harry Sauer, Reporter January 23, 2024

The lingering effects of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to shape the aviation landscape, casting a notable influence on the Airbus A380, the world’s largest aircraft. Although the pandemic’s grip...

Taylor Swift wears a smile while Travis Kelce takes the field at Arrowhead Stadium. (Cooper Neill/Getty Images)

Taylor Swift influence in full effect for the NFL: Travis Kelce and the Chiefs can’t escape the spotlight

by Abby Childers, Sports Editor November 18, 2023

The Kansas City Chiefs and their star tight end, Travis Kelce, have been catapulted into the spotlight over the last few weeks resulting from what some would call, “The Taylor Swift Effect.”  The...

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