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This is not a drill: The evolution of school violence and shootings

This is not a drill: The evolution of school violence and shootings

by Ethan Hart, Reporter

April 24, 2017


Filed under News

Four months ago, I sat in the middle of the lunchroom, going through my Twitter and Snapchat. Suddenly, a friend of mine from Oakdale High School frantically texted me, “Someone’s about to shoot up our school.” Worriedly, I asked what was happening. She responded to me, “I left. My mom took m...

Lancer Media becomes SNO Distinguished Site 2017

Lancer Media becomes SNO Distinguished Site 2017

by Lancer Media

April 5, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Spring 2017

Lancer Media has won the Student Newspapers Online's, SNO, Distinguished Site Award for the second year in a row. SNO sponsors 2,086 different high school newspapers, and Lancer Media was the ninth high school website to win this annual award. Last year's accomplishment was earned in April. This time, the...

A look inside the Adamms Family: Show will open April 7

A look inside the Adamms Family: Show will open April 7

by Garrett Wiehler, Editor

March 27, 2017


Filed under News, Spring 2017, Uncategorized

On April 6th the theater department will be putting on The Addams Family. One of the most popular high school productions, for the past two months a cast of over 25 actors and actresses have been rehearsing after school.  The Addams Family will open on April 6th at 7:00 PM. See Lucas, Wednesday ...

A Dog’s Purpose: What do you know about animal actors in movies?

A Dog’s Purpose: What do you know about animal actors in movies?

by Ethan Hart, Reporter

February 15, 2017


Filed under News, Spring 2017

In modern film, Hollywood animal welfare standards have gone to the dogs. The film A Dog’s Purpose has received  backlash from the public after a disturbing video of a dog being unwillingly pushed into a moving body of water was leaked the week of the movie’s release. The featured German Sheph...

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 ...

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