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Class of 2020 experiments with new Physics of Earth and Space class

Class of 2020 experiments with new Physics of Earth and Space class

by Savannah Sitler, Reporter

September 29, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, News, Showcase

The science class Physics of Earth and Space is new to Linganore 2016-2017 and was created by teachers in response to the Next Generation Science Standards. It was formed in order for students to be able to explore and comprehend the earth and space realms of science. What is it? Physics of Earth and...

Cafeteria woes become wow! Oakdale, Urbana pilot burrito bowls

Cafeteria woes become wow!  Oakdale, Urbana pilot burrito bowls

by Nicole Muller, Reporter

September 28, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, News

Would you rather have burritos or a traditional school lunch? Students at Oakdale High School and Urbana High School make that not-so-difficult choice every day. This school year two high schools in Frederick County are piloting Burrito Bowls as an option for school lunch. For $2.50 the burritos come...

School’s out until Labor Day: What’s bad about a longer summer?

School’s out until Labor Day: What’s bad about a longer summer?

by Grace Weaver, Editor-in-Chief

September 26, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, News, Showcase

On August 31, 2016 Governor Larry Hogan signed an executive order that mandates that schools must start after Labor Day and end before June 15, while still getting the required 180 days of school. This was after a petition, "Let Summer be Summer"sponsored by Comptroller Peter Franchot, received 25,000...

Chromebooks for Class of 2020 change approach to learning

Chromebooks for Class of 2020 change approach to learning

by Kelsey Ward, Reporter

September 21, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, News, Showcase

In 2014, FCPS established a program to give every student their own device to use in the classroom. This 1:1 program distributed Chromebooks to all Class of 2020 members this year. The Chromebooks are used in the classroom and can be taken home for them to use. “Chromebooks have been a good...

PREP allows students extra time to learn

PREP allows students extra time to learn

by Kennedi Ambush, Reporter

June 16, 2016


Filed under News

The last two weeks of school, students enjoyed three, rather than four, lunch shifts.  This change was to "prep" for the PREP program beginning next year. Linganore joins most other FCPS high schools who already have in-school study time. PREP time will be between second and third periods.  The...

Seniors recognized for their achievements at the Senior Salute

Seniors recognized for their achievements at the Senior Salute

by Grace Weaver, Managing Editor

June 7, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

On May 31, seniors were recognized at the annual senior salute. As a class, the seniors selected Mr. Darren Hornbeck to be the featured speaker. The ceremony started with opening remarks from the Senior Class President Matthew DeMember. Throughout the night, awards were given out including Departmental,...

Garrett Wiehler and Lincoln Robisch earn a standing “O” for their Global Championship win

Garrett Wiehler and Lincoln Robisch earn a standing “O” for their Global Championship win

by Bridget Murphy, Reporter

June 6, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

In the Destination Imagination Global  Improv Competition in Tennessee, juniors Garrett Wiehler  and  Lincoln Robisch brought home first place and the Da Vinci award for their outstanding performance and creativity. They received a standing ovation at the student awards assembly on July 1. The two...

Senior Destinations: Coletti wins Vans Warped Tour tickets

Senior Destinations: Coletti wins Vans Warped Tour tickets

by Lancer Media

June 4, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Fifty-one seniors are framed on Main Street with photos and stories about their many destinations next year--including colleges as far away as Toronto and as close at Hood.  All of them posed inside a frame for the Lancer Media LHSsees2020 campaign. Any senior who participated was eligible to win...

“Long Live” the Class of 2016: Lazarus and Yurich receive Golden Lance Awards at graduation

“Long Live” the Class of 2016: Lazarus and Yurich receive Golden Lance Awards at graduation

by Alyse Montgomery, Reporter

June 3, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Wednesday, June 1st, the Class of 2016 took their first steps into the next chapter of their lives, receiving their high school diplomas, as they crossed the stage in front of friends and family at Mount St. Mary's University.  Board of Education member, Colleen Cusimano said in her greetings to the cl...

Rev up your tractors for Drive Your Tractor to School Day

Rev up your tractors for Drive Your Tractor to School Day

by Devin Barge, Reporter

May 26, 2016


Filed under News

May 24, 2016 marks the first annual Drive your Tractor to school competition. Students and staff drove multiple sized tractor to school to show off their agricultural muscle.  While this is a long-standing tradition, Drive Your Tractor to School competition is new this year. Competitors included...

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