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Watson, Hornbeck honored with Golden Lance Awards at 2017 graduation ceremony

Watson, Hornbeck honored with Golden Lance Awards at 2017 graduation ceremony

by Lily Weaver, Editor

June 1, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Spring 2017

Three hundred and sixty five Class of 2017 members graduated on May 31.  The ceremony was held at the PNC Arena at Mt. St. Mary's. Although there were many tears throughout the night, overall it was very special. Throughout the ceremony, there were speakers, including, Class of 2017 President,...

Pat Carson, beloved educator at LHS, wins FCPS Substitute of the Year

Pat Carson, beloved educator at LHS, wins FCPS Substitute of the Year

by Emily Reed and Ethan Hart

May 24, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Spring 2017

 One of the most requested substitute teachers at Linganore, Pat Carson’s show of professionalism and kindness brings education to a whole new level in the classroom. But Carson is not just a substitute teacher; she is “the” FCPS Substitute Teacher of the Year 2017. On May 24, Carson wa...

Students propose life changing topics to English 101 classes

Students propose life changing topics to English 101 classes

by Brandon Cooper, Editor

May 15, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Dual enrollment students in English 101 class completed their last projects, an extended research project. Their task is to propose an idea that will improve the world. The students must write a 5-7 page essay on their proposal and give a presentation to their class to persuade them to act on their p...

Ides of Maius: Staff celebrates Deborah Carter’s retirement with day of recognition

Ides of Maius: Staff celebrates Deborah Carter’s retirement with day of recognition

by Tory Spruill, Photo Editor

May 15, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Spring 2017

On May 15, during first period, Latin club officers Allie Hudson and Gia Haemmerle surprised English/Latin teacher Mrs. Deborah Carter with a declaration, written in Latin, designating Monday, May 15 a day for honoring Carter's contribution to FCPS. The Latin declaration reads: "Salve!  Tuum temporem...

Sociology class takes a trip to detention center

Sociology class takes a trip to detention center

by Cindy Zheng, Reporter

April 25, 2017


Filed under News, Spring 2017

Rebecca Scott’s sociology class took a field trip on April 3rd and 4th to the Frederick County Adult Detention Center located in Frederick. Centers like these all over Maryland are different and some will offer alternatives to imprisonment. At the Frederick County Adult Detention Center, which cur...

27th annual Linganore Art Show: Wilhelm and Todd prepare AP Art concentration exhibits

27th annual Linganore Art Show: Wilhelm and Todd prepare AP Art concentration exhibits

by Grace Brooks, Reporter

April 24, 2017


Filed under News, Spring 2017

Linganore celebrates self-expression and creativity of the arts with an annual show. The 27th Annual Art show is on April 27th. It is a culmination of the whole year's work from all art classes at the school. Upper-level students get a special emphasis and their own exhibits at the show. Megan Wilhelm...

Dr. Theresa Alban holds senior listening sessions: Photo of the Day 4/24/17

Dr. Theresa Alban holds senior listening sessions: Photo of the Day 4/24/17

by Christian Nolan, Reporter

April 24, 2017


Filed under News, Photo of the Day, Spring 2017

A small group of seniors met with  Frederick County Public Schools superintendent, Dr. Theresa Alban to discuss how their education has been as an FCPS student. Dr. Alban conducts these sessions at all of the high schools in advance of graduation. She wants to know what areas the students are involved ...

This is not a drill: The evolution of school violence and shootings

This is not a drill: The evolution of school violence and shootings

by Ethan Hart, Reporter

April 24, 2017


Filed under News

Four months ago, I sat in the middle of the lunchroom, going through my Twitter and Snapchat. Suddenly, a friend of mine from Oakdale High School frantically texted me, “Someone’s about to shoot up our school.” Worriedly, I asked what was happening. She responded to me, “I left. My mom took m...

Lancer Media becomes SNO Distinguished Site 2017

Lancer Media becomes SNO Distinguished Site 2017

by Lancer Media

April 5, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Spring 2017

Lancer Media has won the Student Newspapers Online's, SNO, Distinguished Site Award for the second year in a row. SNO sponsors 2,086 different high school newspapers, and Lancer Media was the ninth high school website to win this annual award. Last year's accomplishment was earned in April. This time, the...

A look inside the Adamms Family: Show will open April 7

A look inside the Adamms Family: Show will open April 7

by Garrett Wiehler, Editor

March 27, 2017


Filed under News, Spring 2017, Uncategorized

On April 6th the theater department will be putting on The Addams Family. One of the most popular high school productions, for the past two months a cast of over 25 actors and actresses have been rehearsing after school.  The Addams Family will open on April 6th at 7:00 PM. See Lucas, Wednesday ...

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