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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...

Poll: The new Lancer Media catch phrase is…

Poll: The new Lancer Media catch phrase is…

by Julia Peigh, Public Opinion Editor

February 25, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

This past week, The Lance wanted to know what you think its new catch phrase should be. The student newspaper is looking to update its image and appreciated your opinions and ideas. The choice that was the most widely supported was "This is just the tip of the spear" with 45% of the 130+ votes. "...

Poll: Snowboard Slopestyle (Men’s) is top new Olympic event

Poll: Snowboard Slopestyle (Men’s) is top new Olympic event

by Julia Peigh, Public Opinion Editor

February 20, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Lancer Media's poll focused on the 12 new events that were added for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. These 12 events make a total of 98 Olympic events. The results of the poll were incredibly varied. The top two answer choices were only two votes apart, with "Snowboard Slopestyle (Men's)...

Poll: Lancers want to cancel two teacher work days to make up for snow

Poll: Lancers want to cancel two teacher work days to make up for snow

by Julia Peigh, Public Opinion Editor

February 7, 2014


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

In Lancer Media’s recent poll, the students were asked “How should we make up the extra snow days?” The most popular choice was “Cancel teacher professional development days (Feb 18) and teacher work day (Mar 21)” with 28% of the responses. The next most popular choice was “Apply to the...

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