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Suicide hotline on back of student ID cards raises awareness

Suicide hotline on back of student ID cards raises awareness

by Emily Reed, Co-editor-in-chief

October 3, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

From year to year, the process of taking underclassmen pictures stays mostly the same. Students walk down to the auditorium at their assigned time, take a picture, and wait a minute for their student ID to pop out of the machine. However, this year students were greeted with a surprise on the back of ...

Lily’s hope — and incredible strength

Lily’s hope — and incredible strength

by Bridget Murphy, Opinions and Layout Design Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The Disney character Hercules once said, "A true hero isn't measured by [her] strength, but by the strength of [her] heart." These words, describe Lily Weaver, a 16 year old who is battling cancer for the second time. In 2016, The Truth 365 asked Lily to be a national spokesperson for their non-p...

Community debates how to solve the headdress issue

Community debates how to solve the headdress issue

by Devin Barge, Editor

October 2, 2017


Filed under Fall 2017, News, Showcase

The school administration is mailing a letter to all households stating that the PTSA will be forming a Heritage Committee that will partner with the Boosters, Alumni Association, administration and community. The purpose of this committee is to explore ways that will honor the traditions of Linganore...

Watson, Hornbeck honored with Golden Lance Awards at 2017 graduation ceremony

Watson, Hornbeck honored with Golden Lance Awards at 2017 graduation ceremony

by Lily Weaver, Editor

June 1, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Spring 2017

Three hundred and sixty five Class of 2017 members graduated on May 31.  The ceremony was held at the PNC Arena at Mt. St. Mary's. Although there were many tears throughout the night, overall it was very special. Throughout the ceremony, there were speakers, including, Class of 2017 President,...

Pat Carson, beloved educator at LHS, wins FCPS Substitute of the Year

Pat Carson, beloved educator at LHS, wins FCPS Substitute of the Year

by Emily Reed and Ethan Hart

May 24, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Spring 2017

 One of the most requested substitute teachers at Linganore, Pat Carson’s show of professionalism and kindness brings education to a whole new level in the classroom. But Carson is not just a substitute teacher; she is “the” FCPS Substitute Teacher of the Year 2017. On May 24, Carson wa...

Students propose life changing topics to English 101 classes

Students propose life changing topics to English 101 classes

by Brandon Cooper, Editor

May 15, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Dual enrollment students in English 101 class completed their last projects, an extended research project. Their task is to propose an idea that will improve the world. The students must write a 5-7 page essay on their proposal and give a presentation to their class to persuade them to act on their p...

Ides of Maius: Staff celebrates Deborah Carter’s retirement with day of recognition

Ides of Maius: Staff celebrates Deborah Carter’s retirement with day of recognition

by Tory Spruill, Photo Editor

May 15, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Spring 2017

On May 15, during first period, Latin club officers Allie Hudson and Gia Haemmerle surprised English/Latin teacher Mrs. Deborah Carter with a declaration, written in Latin, designating Monday, May 15 a day for honoring Carter's contribution to FCPS. The Latin declaration reads: "Salve!  Tuum temporem...

Sociology class takes a trip to detention center

Sociology class takes a trip to detention center

by Cindy Zheng, Reporter

April 25, 2017


Filed under News, Spring 2017

Rebecca Scott’s sociology class took a field trip on April 3rd and 4th to the Frederick County Adult Detention Center located in Frederick. Centers like these all over Maryland are different and some will offer alternatives to imprisonment. At the Frederick County Adult Detention Center, which cur...

27th annual Linganore Art Show: Wilhelm and Todd prepare AP Art concentration exhibits

27th annual Linganore Art Show: Wilhelm and Todd prepare AP Art concentration exhibits

by Grace Brooks, Reporter

April 24, 2017


Filed under News, Spring 2017

Linganore celebrates self-expression and creativity of the arts with an annual show. The 27th Annual Art show is on April 27th. It is a culmination of the whole year's work from all art classes at the school. Upper-level students get a special emphasis and their own exhibits at the show. Megan Wilhelm...

Dr. Theresa Alban holds senior listening sessions: Photo of the Day 4/24/17

Dr. Theresa Alban holds senior listening sessions: Photo of the Day 4/24/17

by Christian Nolan, Reporter

April 24, 2017


Filed under News, Photo of the Day, Spring 2017

A small group of seniors met with  Frederick County Public Schools superintendent, Dr. Theresa Alban to discuss how their education has been as an FCPS student. Dr. Alban conducts these sessions at all of the high schools in advance of graduation. She wants to know what areas the students are involved ...

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