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Poll: Who is the fairest Disney Princess of them all?

Poll: Who is the fairest Disney Princess of them all?

by Rebecca Downs, Reporter

April 25, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Do know all the words to Frozen's "Let it go?" The Lance wants to know which Disney Princess (new or old) is your absolute favorite. Almost everyone grew up watching the Disney Princess movies; they are a part of our childhood. Which maiden is the fairest of them all?  ...

Why should we remember the Holocaust?

Why should we remember the Holocaust?

by Jessica Steves, Reporter

April 25, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Why do we remember the Holocaust? Why do we consider it important? Why are there memorials and museums, books and films, and numerical tattoos that are treated with the same reverence as saints’ relics? Why, why, why? Why do we care at all? It happened on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean, and ...

Focus on school improvement: Time to update attendance codes

Focus on school improvement:  Time to update attendance codes

by Noah Ismael, Web Editor

April 15, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

In February 2014, The Washington Post and other news outlets described the medical coding system used in the United States and the new ICD-10, the manual of approximately 68,000 medical codes that hospitals and insurance companies will use for diagnostic purposes and records. The expectation is th...

Poll: Wish we had a real spring break? We should have had cyber days

Poll: Wish we had a real spring break? We should have had cyber days

by Alyssa Mattison, Reporter

April 14, 2014


Filed under Opinion

In exchange for keeping Spring Break, students attending a private high school, John Carroll, were required to learn and complete assignments online during snow days. If LHS was given this option, would we have had a real Spring Break? Lancer Media asked Linganore’s students and faculty if they...

Poll: How often do you watch the morning announcements?

Poll: How often do you watch the morning announcements?

by Isabella Marcellino, Reporter

April 3, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The morning announcements have been on the air for three semesters. LHS TV is looking for feedback from students, teachers, and parents on ways to improve the announcements. To watch the morning announcements, visit schooltube.com. Take the poll to share your opinion and give suggestions! ...

My Lenten Sacrifice: I unplug to be more than just another post

My Lenten Sacrifice: I unplug to be more than just another post

by Rebecca Downs, Reporter

March 26, 2014


Filed under Archives, Opinion

  Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, Vine, Twitter, YouTube, Tumblr, Pinterest. There are so many ways for us to be connected. Perhaps sometimes we need a break from it all. I am trying to unplug myself from society by giving up all social media for 40 days. Let’s just say, it’s a day by day...

Poll: Lancers could “unplug” for several days, if needed

Poll: Lancers could “unplug” for several days, if needed

by Julia Peigh, Public Opinion Editor

March 19, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

On March 7th and 8th, the National Day of Unplugging , 13,000 people unplugged their devices and went throughout a 24-hour day completely free of their electronic ties. With the motto, "I unplug to _____," the participants filled in the blank on the day of disconnect with their goals,  such as "read,"...

Who is your #LHSHero?

Who is your #LHSHero?

by Olivia Goldstein, Editor

March 14, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Uncategorized

With the stress that standardized tests put on students and teachers, sometimes it seems like book smarts are the only skills valued by schools.  Stephanie Lavender Weber, a Georgia teacher, challenged that notion by starting a national trend with one simple tweet using the hashtag, “#evaluatethat...

Poll: Women’s History Month- There is no clear “most inspirational” woman!

Poll: Women’s History Month- There is no clear “most inspirational” woman!

by Julia Peigh, Public Opinion Editor

March 10, 2014


Filed under Opinion

March is Women's History Month! In honor of this celebration of women, Lancer Media wanted to know what extraordinary women most inspire you. Your choices last week were Oprah Winfrey, Michelle Obama, Kate Middleton, Lady Gaga, J.K. Rowling, Hillary Clinton, Jennifer Lawrence, Malala Yousafzai, Jacqueline...

Poll: Joe Dirndorfer wins popular vote

Poll: Joe Dirndorfer wins popular vote

by Julia Peigh, Public Opinion Editor

March 6, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Congratulations to Mark Shiderly, Mr. LHS 2014.  Jack Garabedian came in 2nd, and Dan Beck placed 3rd. Eight judges weighed talent, question answer, formal wear, entrance, dance and more.  However, who would the students choose by popular vote?  The winner, measured by last week's Lancer Media...

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