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Beaver creates Colonial fair for AP US History

Beaver creates Colonial fair for AP US History

by Josh Tidd, Reporter

September 24, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, News

Mr. Janvier Beaver held a Colonial fair for his AP US history class to help his students learn about the original  13 colonies. There were various foods for each colony.  Students created the different stations and walked around sampling foods and learning about the different colonies.  Beaver...

AP Biology advocates for water properties

AP Biology advocates for water properties

by Spencer Derrenberger

September 22, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, News

On September 21, Beth Ericsson’s AP Biology class campaigned for the property of water they thought was the best. This project allowed students to get a better understanding of specific properties of water. Each group was assigned a different property of water. Then, they had to make a poster and con...

Sophomores prepare to buy their class rings

Sophomores prepare to buy their class rings

by Julie Walker, Editor

September 14, 2018


Filed under News

Once a year, Jostens representative, Thomas Orme, comes to LHS to give a presentation about 144 different types of class rings. Traditionally, students purchase a class ring in their sophomore year. The jewelry is now much more than rings and comes in a wide variety of styles, colors, stones, metals,...

Slow start to Chromebook distribution

Slow start to Chromebook distribution

by Lily Weaver, Managing Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, News

The week before and throughout the first week of school, students had the option to rent a Chromebook and pick it up in the Learning Commons. The purpose of the Chromebook is so students can take notes, do assignments, access learning applications and catch up on work during PREP or any free time th...

Drama announces “Almost, Maine” and “Beauty and the Beast”: Photo of the day 6/11/18

Drama announces “Almost, Maine” and “Beauty and the Beast”:  Photo of the day 6/11/18

by Natalie Roth, Reporter

June 11, 2018


Filed under News

On June 10, LHS drama lovers gathered in the school's auditorium for the one of the most exciting theater events of the year: the Drama Banquet. The night started out with 31 inductions into the ITS (International Thespian Society), then moved onto the actor vs. techie games. Here, selected members from each group are pitted against each othe...

Seniors recognized for their achievements at Senior Salute 2018

Seniors recognized for their achievements at Senior Salute 2018

by Ethan Hart, Editor

June 1, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Spring 2018

On May 30, seniors were recognized at the annual Senior Salute. As a class, the seniors selected Mr. Pat Greene to be the featured speaker. The ceremony started with opening remarks from the Senior Class President Kenny McQuay. Throughout the night, awards were given out including Departmental, Pr...

Once a Lancer, always a Lancer: Class of 2018 graduates–Moyer, Ecalano awarded the Golden Lance

Once a Lancer, always a Lancer: Class of 2018 graduates–Moyer, Ecalano awarded the Golden Lance

by Emily Reed, Co-editor-in-chief

May 31, 2018


Filed under News, Spring 2018

It was a joyous occasion when the Class of 2018, comprised of 330 members, graduated on May 30th at Knott Arena in the PNC Sports Complex at Mount St. Mary’s University. This celebration of their accomplishments was well deserved for such a legendary senior class! The ceremony opened with the prelude, “Pat...

Maryland Community College Promise Scholarships Bill creates hope for future of higher education

Maryland Community College Promise Scholarships Bill creates hope for future of higher education

by Ethan Hart, Editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Spring 2018

In Maryland, about 64% of high school graduates directly move on to college or university education. Out of this 64%, only 14.5% will graduate a 2-year college on time. Thanks to a new bill signed by Governor Larry Hogan, those students who aren’t able to finish college on time due to finances wil...

Cruisin for a Cause raises more than $1,000 for local charities

Cruisin for a Cause raises more than $1,000 for local charities

by Julie Walker, Reporter

May 4, 2018


Filed under News, Photo of the Day

On Sunday, April 29, Linganore High school hosted a car show raising money for the Student homelessness initiative partnership (SHIP) and the Children of incarcerated parents partnership. There were roughly 80 vehicles at the show, ranging from trucks, cars, hot-rods, and motorcycles  Entry fee ...

Students support LGBT rights with Day of Silence

Students support LGBT rights with Day of Silence

by Tymira Davis, Reporter

May 1, 2018


Filed under News

The Day Of Silence is when students from any school take a day-long vow that they will be silent  from bell to bell. It was started when a student from the University of Wyoming, Matthew Shepard, was brutally beaten and murdered for being gay. There are many stories like this one where people cannot share their sexuality an...

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