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How Lancers honor the fallen: Photo of the Day 9/11/19

How Lancers honor the fallen: Photo of the Day 9/11/19

by Jacob Blue, Managing editor

September 11, 2019

Eighteen years ago today, a tragic act of terrorism was performed by al Qaeda and Osama bi Laden when nineteen militants hijacked four airplanes and enacted suicide bombings.  Two planes hit the World Trade Center in New York, a plane crashed into the Pentagon in Washington D.C., and the finale ...

Guest speaker from AFSP discusses suicide prevention

Guest speaker from AFSP discusses suicide prevention

by Emily McNally and Ashley Baker

July 8, 2019

More teenagers die from suicide than from cancer, heart disease, AIDS, birth defects, stroke, pneumonia, influenza, and chronic lung disease, COMBINED. On Thursday, June 13 Ms. Jill Martin, from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention hosted a suicide prevention assembly in the auditorium. The A...

Seniors display their work in the 29th annual art show

Seniors display their work in the 29th annual art show

by Bailey Spore, Editor

May 7, 2019

On May 1 and 2, the 29th annual art show was held on Main Street. Artist of all grade levels were displayed, but many seniors had their own feature displays. Did you miss it? Lancer Media documented the advanced art showcase. Colleen Avila Courtney Larrick Izzy Delahousaye Jade Pack ...

Future leaders hone skills at leadership training workshop

Future leaders hone skills at leadership training workshop

by Emily Webb, Managing Editor

May 6, 2019

On May 2, dozens of student leaders from various clubs and organizations around the school convened at the FCPS Staff Development Center in Walkersville for a leadership training seminar. The seminar was designed to teach valuable skills to the upcoming leaders for the 2019-20 school year. Student leader...

Hampton Herons? New elementary school needs a fitting name

Hampton Herons? New elementary school needs a fitting name

by Julie Walker, Managing Editor

May 1, 2019

Frederick County's Board of Education revealed the new architectural designs for the new elementary school that will be added to the community by 2022, taking its new home in the neighborhood of Hamptons West in Lake Linganore. A new elementary school for the Oakdale district would not only relieve the overcrowding...

Life in Topaz Japanese Internment Camp: Mary Murakami inspires with survival story

Life in Topaz Japanese Internment Camp: Mary Murakami inspires with survival story

by Emily Webb, Managing Editor

May 1, 2019

For most teenagers, age 14 is a time spent adjusting to the trials and newness of high school. Mary Murakami, a Japanese-American in the 1940’s, had a different experience. At just 14 years old, she and her family were transported to Topaz Internment Camp in Utah. For history students, the Japanese internmen...

Trayless Tuesdays? Will Maryland ban styrofoam from school cafeterias?

Trayless Tuesdays? Will Maryland ban styrofoam from school cafeterias?

by Lindsey Russo and Ashley Baker

April 10, 2019

Maryland will be the first state to ban polystyrene foam containers as a result of of their long-term damaging effect on the environment. Linganore should incorporate a program such as "Trayless Tuesdays" to better prepare for the change. A popular alternative, paper boats can eliminate the polystyre...

It’s a four-peat! Lancer Media becomes a SNO Distinguished Site once again

It’s a four-peat! Lancer Media becomes a SNO Distinguished Site once again

by Julie Walker, Managing Editor

April 8, 2019

For the last four years, The Lancer Media team has earned the distinction of being a SNO Distinguished site. SNO is a student newspaper site that publishes stories written by high school and college journalists all over the country. Badges required to earn include Excellence in Writing, Multimedia,...

Wolfpack makes shirts inspired by manager Jimmy Clements

Wolfpack makes shirts inspired by manager Jimmy Clements

by Grace Corbitt, Editor

April 4, 2019

The wrestling team surprised manager Jimmy Clements with matching "Big Nasty JC" t-shirts on the morning of the state match.  Even better, the wrestlers told Jimmy he was going with them to the state contest.  Clements and his Wolf Pack must be lucky indeed, as the team came away with a second place...

NEHS brings Clifford to high school

NEHS brings Clifford to high school

by Matthew Gelhard, Managing Editor

February 11, 2019

Clifford decided to leave Emily in 2nd grade and take a visit to high school. Alongside members of the National English Honor Society, Clifford traveled the halls of the school and visited various classrooms to participate in classroom activities. For every step of Clifford’s jo...

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