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The Buddy Program: What is it all about?

by Kobi Azoulay and Erin Stewart

October 8, 2013


Filed under News

Friends take photos of each other and post it on Instagram; they sit together at lunch; and they call each other to complain about their problems. For one group of students, friendship comes less easily. The Buddy Program is a program that gives students a chance to mentor a special needs student. “Teachers...

Fresh not frozen: Could LHS join the salad bar movement?

Fresh not frozen: Could LHS join the salad bar movement?

by Nichole Baye and Kaycee Oland

October 2, 2013


Filed under News, Opinion, Showcase

What if the school put in a fruit/salad bar filled with different varieties of fruits, lettuces, toppings, all fresh and delicious? The cafeteria serves the basic kinds of fruits and small side salads that are low in price. Peaches, oranges, strawberries, and apples are a typical fruit served in the...

Festivals, pumpkins, haunted trails: Who doesn’t love Fall adventures?

Festivals, pumpkins, haunted trails: Who doesn’t love Fall adventures?

by Phoebe Kolesar and Theresa Bentz

October 2, 2013


Filed under News, Showcase

Great ways to spend your fall season this year The Fall season introduces not only warm drinks and apple pie, but many fun festivities for teens looking for adventure. Why not invite some of your friends to a haunted house one night this month or take your little sibling to a nearby pumpkin patch?...

New teachers reveal talents and hobbies

New teachers reveal talents and hobbies

by Olivia DuBro and Abby Ryan

September 17, 2013


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

“Every child should have a caring adult in their lives. And that’s always a biological parent or family member. It may be a friend or a neighbor. Often times, it is a teacher,” Do you really know your teachers? The faces you see around the halls and even in your classrooms may be complete strang...

Wireless internet in schools: Education for the future

Wireless internet in schools: Education for the future

by Theresa Bentz, Reporter

September 17, 2013


Filed under News, Showcase

Many schools are advancing their technology by adding Wireless internet and the program BOYD (bring your own device) to their new approach to education. But is Linganore lacking behind by not acquiring BOYD? Montgomery County Public Schools have acquired Wireless internet over the summer by adding...

Buyers vs. packers: who wastes more?

Buyers vs. packers: who wastes more?

by Kelly Angeletti and Erin Formulak

September 14, 2013


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

At the end of the lunch shifts, trash cans overflow with fresh fruit, uneaten sandwiches, half-eaten bags of potato chips, and a wide variety of other foods that students didn’t get the chance to eat, or simply didn’t want to eat. Who is wasting all this food? Not everybody eats all of their ...

College visits: The first step in the college process

College visits: The first step in the college process

by Olivia Goldstein, Reporter

September 13, 2013


Filed under College Blog, Lancer Media Blogs, News

Juniors and seniors have only one topic on their minds, besides sleep: College admissions. The college process can be long and excruciating one but it does not have to be an odyssey. In September and October, college representatives come to LHS, and it’s important to take advantage of that resource. “College...

Behind school walls: The struggles of LGBT

Behind school walls: The struggles of LGBT

by Morgan Buchanan, Reporter

September 13, 2013


Filed under News

While the LGBT community thrives in pop culture with faces like Ellen DeGeneres, Tyler Oakley, Tegan and Sara, and Neil Patrick Harris, here in the closed world of public schools being LGBT isn’t as widely accepted. Experiencing some form of bullying is practically inevitable for LGBT people. According...

Fierce competition for school facilities

Fierce competition for school facilities

by Hugh Norko, Reporter

September 13, 2013


Filed under News, Showcase

Bumped from their regular cafeteria location, poms practices in the main hallway two times a week while the NJROTC rifle team shoots in the cafeteria. This is typical of competition for space, even though LHS is the newest high school with room for 1,600 students! School facilities are in very high...

NJROTC future in jeopardy

NJROTC future in jeopardy

by Beth Barnhart and Max Mullen

September 12, 2013


Filed under News, Showcase

On its tenth anniversary, the NJROTC program is at risk of being discontinued beginning in the 2014-2015 school year if the unit doesn’t reach a minimum enrollment of 100 students by October 1, less than a month away. There are currently 83 students enrolled. The Navy put LHS on probation for not meeting...

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