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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, Photo of the Day

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...

The Linganore car show is racing into town, Don’t miss it!

The Linganore car show is racing into town, Don’t miss it!

by Julie Walker, Reporter

April 25, 2018


Filed under News

The Linganore car show is coming to town on Sunday, April 29 from 10 a.m. through 2 p.m.  Specators and participants should go to the lower parking lot near the stadium.  Don't miss it! Proceeds from the event will go toward the Student Homelessness Initiative Partnership (SHIP) and the Children of Incarcerated Parents...

Tenmarks discontinued: Math teachers seek another learning strategy

Tenmarks discontinued: Math teachers seek another learning strategy

by Mason Eddins, Editor

April 25, 2018


Filed under News

TenMarks was bought by Amazon in 2013, but the website is being discontinued by the parent company in June 2019. Students have piloted and used the program for several years. There has been no information as to why TenMarks is shutting down. An Amazon spokesperson has stated only that the company...

Barbagallo wins SGA 2018-2019 president: Congratulations new officers

Barbagallo wins SGA 2018-2019 president: Congratulations new officers

by Sammie Hoefs and Tymira Davis

April 24, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The SGA leadership for 2017-2018 is strong. They have arranged many major events including homecoming, Egg Nog Jog, blood drives, and prom.   SGA voting for 2018-2019 was held April 8, and April 9. Students put up posters, and voting elections were through the SGA website.  " This past year ...

The choir performs at the National Cherry Blossom Festival

The choir performs at the National Cherry Blossom Festival

by Grace Gaydosh, Editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On April 14, 2018, members of the Linganore choir traveled to Washington, D.C. to perform on the steps of the National Archive for the National Cherry Blossom Festival. Members included Maggie Clugston, Nichollette Polidoro, Samantha Buntman, Lindsey Ekanger, Penelope Owens, Ellis McCormick, Jacob Blu...

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