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The Seal of Biliteracy: Frederick County plans to recognize language proficiency on diplomas

The Seal of Biliteracy: Frederick County plans to recognize language proficiency on diplomas

by Yesenia Montenegro, Reporter

October 27, 2017


Filed under Best of SNO, News, Showcase

Adopted by Maryland in April 2016, the Seal of Biliteracy is an award given by a school district for students who have studied and are competent in two or more languages. The recognition encourages students to continue studying higher levels of a language  and makes graduates more employable, since em...

Key Club creates fleece cat blankets for shelter

Key Club creates fleece cat blankets for shelter

by Devin Barge, Editor

October 25, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

On October 11th, the Key Club members created blankets that are to be donated to a cat shelter located in West Virginia.  The team also enjoyed ice cream. The club has partnered with the People United for Rescue and Rehabilitation (P.U.R.R.) of West Virginia to help donate cat blankets to the rescue center that is in need of more blankets as they have had a surplus in the number...

Get prepared for Homecoming: Mark your calendars now!

Get prepared for Homecoming: Mark your calendars now!

by Alexis Fowler, Reporter

October 23, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Homecoming Parade, Sunday, October 29th The homecoming parade is a community event that will be on Sunday October 29th, located in downtown New Market. It will begin at the old garden shop and end at the New Market Volunteer Fire Department. The parade is at a different time than previous years, ...

9/11 class makes models of the World Trade Center

9/11 class makes models of the World Trade Center

by Renata Farrell, Reporter

October 19, 2017


Filed under News

Mr. Darren Hornbeck's  9/11 class created models of the real estate that was around the Twin Towers just before the attacks in 2001. He chose this project because many of his students were either not born until after 9/11 or were too young to see the Twin Towers, and he needed to have some type of...

Dance Club hosts benefit dance recital for Lily Weaver

Dance Club hosts benefit dance recital for Lily Weaver

by Kelsey Ward, Editor

October 19, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The Dance Club will be hosting a benefit dance recital to raise money for Lily's Hope. The recital will take place on November 28 at 7:00 in the auditorium. Weaver was a dancer at Savage Dance Company in Eldersburg, Maryland. She is also an ambassador for Dance Hope Cure. "It is really cool that t...

Hurricane Relief Effort: The Shaw Family

Hurricane Relief Effort: The Shaw Family

by Tyler Roman, Editor

October 10, 2017


Filed under News

Hurricane Irma, one of several hurricanes this hurricane season, began brewing in the Atlantic Ocean August 30th, stirring up concern from locals to the tropical areas it was going to hit. Barbuda, St Barts, St Martin, Anguilla, the British Virgin Islands, the US Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, the Domi...

Kids helping kids — Food drive through the month of October

Kids helping kids — Food drive through the month of October

by Bridget Murphy, Opinions Editor

October 9, 2017


Filed under Fall 2017, News

Did you know that one in nine Marylanders is food insecure? That is over 680,000 people in our state who experience hunger day to day. Throughout the month of October the Maryland State Food Bank is hosting the "Kids Helping Kids" challenge throughout all schools in Maryland. Character Counts! coordinator Dawn Aburto ...

Drake’s PREP class wins tolerance poster contest

Drake’s PREP class wins tolerance poster contest

by Alexis Fowler and Grace Corbitt

October 9, 2017


Filed under News

On September 27th,  Principal Nancy Doll and assistant principals Michelle Gilmore and Chris Bittner  judged tolerance posters the PREP classes displayed on the door to each room. Mrs. Sharon Drake's PREP class won. On 9/11, each PREP class watched a video starring John Cena. The famous wrestle...

Building a show: Tech rehearsals begin for the Giver

Building a show: Tech rehearsals begin for the Giver

by Jacob Blue, Reporter

October 4, 2017


Filed under Fall 2017, News

Preparation for this year's fall play have begun. Actors started rehearsals October 25, and the technical crew began working on October 29. The many jobs outnumber the actors: builders, run crew, painters, set designers, makeup crew, and more. Even though you might not be seeing them on the stage,...

44th annual community show celebrates agricultural heritage

44th annual community show celebrates agricultural heritage

by Lauren Hall, Reporter

October 4, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The 44th Annual Community Show, in the auxiliary gym, from October 1st-3rd, celebrated the community's arts, food, produce, and crafts. The Linganore-New Market Community Show "unites the communities and districts surrounding Linganore High School to present a show of their talents and agricultural produce." The submission categories include: Canned Foods, "Jellies, Preserves, and Pickles," Cakes, Baked Product...

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