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Drugs can wreck your life: Vote for Classmates 4 Life videos

Drugs can wreck your life: Vote for Classmates 4 Life videos

by Lancer Media

February 22, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Alex Ismael (Video 1) , Katie Knotts (Video 6), and a team of students in Learning for Life (Video 10) are three entries in the Frederick County Classmates4Life video contest.  A total of 15 high school students/groups entered in the contest. Voting is open starting Monday, February 22 and will close...

Indoor color guard team conquers first competition jitters

Indoor color guard team conquers first competition jitters

by Tory Spruill, Reporter

February 18, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

The indoor color guard team competed on February 6 at Biglerville High School. They placed fifth out of sixth in their division. The team consists of 21 members under the direction of instructor Will Hernandez, and they compete in Keystone Indoor Drill Association (KIDA) competitions. The team competes in the whit...

Heat up Winter: SGA set to host Winter dance

Heat up Winter: SGA set to host Winter dance

by Olivia DuBro, Editor-in-Chief

February 4, 2016


Filed under Celebrating February: The Month of Love, News, Showcase

The Student Government Association is hosting a Winter dance on Saturday, February 13, 2016 from 7-10 p.m. This dance is a great way to spend your Valentine's Day weekend, whether you go with friends or a love interest. Check out the video for more information!  

GSA club dances its way into the new year

by Krista Kelly, Reporter

January 25, 2016


Filed under News

The Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) has been working together to find ways for LGBT community members to feel safer in their school environment. GSA is a national youth leadership organization that works to empower youth activists to end harassment and discrimination in schools based on sexual orient...

Mock Trial team excels in the courtroom

by Garrett Wiehler, Reporter

January 21, 2016


Filed under News

On January 6, six students simulated one of the most important parts of our government- the judicial system. Michael Zerr, Cat Dietrich, Dalton Harris, Grace Weaver, Harrison King, MaKenzie Llewelyn, Sofia Schuller, Brenna Lindsay and Brooke Gooding are all members of the Mock Trial team, and for the...

Chipotle: Favorite fast food restaurant struggles with E Coli outbreak

Chipotle:  Favorite fast food restaurant struggles with E Coli outbreak

by Kayley Russell, Reporter

January 14, 2016


Filed under News

Locally, most have been to the Mt. Airy Chipotle for fast Mexican food and and enjoyable hangout spot. However, lately the national Chipotle chain has earned concern because of an E Coli outbreak leading to 58 people getting seriously ill in nine different states. The majority of these illnesses occurr...

Model UN students deliberate global issues at Hood College

Model UN students deliberate global issues at Hood College

by Haley Barge, Reporter

January 14, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Hood College was the destination for the Model UN Club’s 11th annual Frederick County conference. The buzz conference room was the pinnacle of months of prepared action for LHS students and those around the region.  Each winter at Hood the club participates in an all-day Model United Nation...

Norko book signing at Barnes and Noble raises money for literary magazine

Norko book signing at Barnes and Noble raises money for literary magazine

by Olivia King, Reporter

January 13, 2016


Filed under News

The pen is mightier than the sword. Mr. Damon Norko released his latest novel The Ghost Writer on November 5th 2015. This is one of the many stories he has published.  Norko was featured in the January's Frederick Magazine Insider, and now Norko is hosting a book fair at Barnes and Noble to promote his...

No holiday from PARCC testing

No holiday from PARCC testing

by Riley Faulconer, Reporter

January 4, 2016


Filed under News

In December, several of the computer labs were booked for the English (4 days) and Math (4 days) for the current round of PARCC assessments. Last year's scores, from spring and fall are just arriving. The last round of Semester 1 PARCC testing takes place on January 5. In the 2014-2015 school year, Fre...

Students went to World Scholar’s Cup Tournament of Champions

Students went to World Scholar’s Cup Tournament of Champions

by Garrett Wiehler, Reporter

December 3, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

One hundred twenty questions, three debates, one essay and one Jeopardy match. This is what is involved in the World Scholar’s Cup, a competition between thousands of the world’s smartest students. Four of those students from attended the final round at Yale University November 13-16 Laura Glawe, ...

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