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Chromebooks tell COW carts to mooove over

Chromebooks tell COW carts to mooove over

by Devin Barge and Hannah Haught

February 6, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Spring 2017

When most students think about computers in the classroom, their minds automatically go to the slow and clunky laptops in the COW carts or the typical desktops in the labs. At the beginning of second term, LHS went 1:1 with Chromebooks. Of all the FCPS schools, only four are 1:1 in Spring 2017:  Lingan...

Lancer Media sponsors E-waste drive: electronic trash contributes to dangerous pollution

Lancer Media sponsors E-waste drive: electronic trash contributes to dangerous pollution

by Victoria Rock, Reporter

December 14, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, News

What is one of the main causes of climate change? If you said, “electric power," you are correct. Just think about how many devices you have at home, even the ones you don’t use. All of our devices run in the background without us being aware, and these devices use electricity every single day...

Annual Lancer Candy Lane: Fun for young and old

Annual Lancer Candy Lane: Fun for young and old

by Cassie Harris, Reporter

December 14, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, News, Showcase

Every December, Linganore hosts Lancer Candy Lane, a holiday event where kids from the community can come to make holiday-inspired crafts. Tables line the cafeteria, and they are covered in school glue, glitter, and red and green paper. This year's event was Saturday, December 10th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Student...

FFA sponsors annual poinsettia sale: Order by December 1

FFA sponsors annual poinsettia sale: Order by December 1

by Emily Sherwood, Reporter

November 29, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, News, Showcase

The most anticipated time of the year for the FFA, students, faculty, and families is December. The annual FFA winter holiday fundraiser ends Thursday, so act now! There are a total of 71 items to choose from, including sandwiches, cookie dough, fruit baskets, and poinsettias. Customers and the FFA members benefit from ...

Get to know the 2016 Distinguished Graduates

by Tory Spruill, Photo Editor

November 20, 2016


Filed under Distinguished Graduate Organization, Fall 2016, News

The Distinguished Graduate ceremony is a way to honor those who have graduated from Linganore High School and have risen to success. The ceremony will be held on November 22nd in the auditorium during second period. The honorees will also be visiting some classrooms and having a lunch while they are at LHS...

Superintendent of the Year visits LHS

Superintendent of the Year visits LHS

by Alicia Nasto, Editor-In-Chief

November 14, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, News, Showcase

Frederick County's school system is often recognized for student achievement; however, recently, the top FCPS offiial earned recognition of her own.  On October 27th, Dr. Theresa Alban won the Maryland Superintendent of the Year Award. The award puts her in the running for National Superintendent of the Year against superintendents from all over the nation. On November 3rd, Alban came to Linganore ...

Trump wins LHS Mock Election, mirrors national results.

Trump wins LHS Mock Election, mirrors national results.

by Cassie Harris, Reporter

November 10, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, News, Showcase

"You have to be knowledgeable to vote to vote. Knowledge is power." On Monday, November 7th students of all grades voted for who they want to become the next President of the United States. Voting took place during all lunch shifts, and all students are able to participate, regardless of their age. ...

Community Show: A piece of cake for Linganore FFA

Community Show: A piece of cake for Linganore FFA

by Emily Sherwood, Reporter

October 24, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, News

The 43rd annual LHS community show, from October 9th-11th, was a celebration of arts, crafts, food, and farming. From auctioning off cakes, to providing crafts and games for the kids, the FFA works hard to provide a show that will keep people coming back. On the first night of the community show,...

Homecoming review: There’s no place like Linganore

Homecoming review: There’s no place like Linganore

by Tory Spruill, Photo Editor

October 18, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, News, Showcase

Homecoming week was a spirited time at Linganore. From touring the halls to getting colorful for our classes, students were bursting with Tribe Pride. There were the traditional days that brought a new range of creativity among the student body. On Tuesday, October 4, “Tacky tourist day” stude...

Results of 2016 Homecoming Court

Results of 2016 Homecoming Court

by Grace Weaver, Editor-in-Chief

October 4, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, News

On September 30, 2016 students were given ballots in PREP to vote on who they wanted to be in their homecoming court. The results are below: Class of 2020: Vincent Booth and Myah Davies Class of 2019: Dominic Barbagallo and Shay Arneson Class of 2018: Kenny McQuay and Marie Tapscott For the senior class, al...

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