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Strahlman wins first place in the local NEHS Common Reader Scholarship: Photo of the Day 3/16/20

Strahlman wins first place in the local NEHS Common Reader Scholarship: Photo of the Day 3/16/20

by Grace Blundin, Reporter

March 17, 2020

On March 13, 2020, senior Matthew Strahman was awarded the NEHS Common Reader Scholarship. Last year, he won the scholarship as a junior ,and this yea he entered as a senior. In addition to a certificate, Strahlman received $300, funded by the county NEHS chapters. Seniors Dana Kullgren and Catherine Amereihn...

String orchestra prepares for adjudication: Photo of the Day 3/12/20

String orchestra prepares for adjudication: Photo of the Day 3/12/20

by Yesenia Montenegro, Editor-in-Chief

March 12, 2020

Over the past two months, Mr. Damon Dye’s string orchestra class has been rehearsing for the annual orchestra adjudication. This year’s adjudication will be held on March 18 at Catoctin High School.  The orchestra has 16 members from all grade levels and is made up of violin, cello, viola, and bass p...

Child Development prepares for the Little Lancers’ arrival: Photo of the Day 3/11/20

Child Development prepares for the Little Lancers’ arrival: Photo of the Day 3/11/20

by Emily McNally, Editor

March 11, 2020

"They're Rugrats, but I love them" said Kate Lane, director of the Little Lancers program. On March 11, students in Child Development 1 Class were very excited for the Little Lancers to come back to Preschool.  The Little Lancers Preschool program has open enrollment all year for three and four y...

Boys lacrosse spears Spartans of Broad Run in scrimmage: Photo of the Day 3/10/20

Boys lacrosse spears Spartans of Broad Run in scrimmage: Photo of the Day 3/10/20

by Braden Weinel, Editor-in-Chief

March 10, 2020

Just a week after spring sports started, the boys lacrosse team played their first scrimmage against Broad Run High School, a team from Ashburn, Virginia. The Lancers defeated the Spartans 13-8 on Saturday, March 7, despite the cold weather and strong winds.  Junior Midfielder Zach Keisling helped boost the Lanc...

York builds dream home from ashes of holiday fire

York builds dream home from ashes of holiday fire

by Yesenia Montenegro, Editor-in-Chief

March 10, 2020

Mary Jo York, retired special education teacher and current clerical assistant, is building her dream home--an exact replica of the one that burned in a Christmas nightmare. On December 25, 2019, York experienced a life-changing event that most people can't imagine.  It had been a regular Christmas morning for ...

Braden Weinel’s day off goes perfect at Mr. Linganore 2020

Braden Weinel’s day off goes perfect at Mr. Linganore 2020

by Bailey Spore, Editor-In-Chief

March 10, 2020

"Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it." - Ferris Bueller Although the day was long, life moved fast for the seven contestants for Mr. Linganore 2020:  Men of Vision, and, before they knew it, Mr. Jeremy Brown was reading the top three winners: B...

Jeremy Hilton builds tallest tower at Mr. LHS gumdrop tower lunchtime competition

Jeremy Hilton builds tallest tower at Mr. LHS gumdrop tower lunchtime competition

by Gillian Humphreys and Lily Caton

March 9, 2020

Before every Mr. Linganore show, each of the contestants participates in three lunchtime competitions. Competitions include writing ¨sweetheart letters¨ during first lunch, building gumdrop towers during second lunch, and cake decorating during third lunch.  During the second lunch shift, the contestan...

Fans and fame: Teens flock to teen Billie Eilish for music, style, and message

Fans and fame: Teens flock to teen Billie Eilish for music, style, and message

by Gillian Humphreys and Lily Caton

March 9, 2020

Billie Eilish has one studio-released album out and one EP. Billie released her first album on March 29, 2019 called When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? One of her number one hits, “Bad Guy,” was on this album along with 13 other songs. Billie’s EP was released August 11, 2017 called “D...

1,2,3: Candy hearts, Elmer’s glue, cardstock paper, and Sharpies!

1,2,3: Candy hearts, Elmer’s glue, cardstock paper, and Sharpies!

by Grace Blundin and Maya Apau

March 9, 2020

On March 4, the seven contestants of Mr. Linganore 2020: Men of Vision, along with their assistants, participated in the annual lunchtime sweetheart letter competition.  Each student’s letter had to include candy hearts with messages on them, combined with their own words.  Max Ross, portra...

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