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Varsity softball pitches their way into the post season: stopped by loss to Westminster

Varsity softball pitches their way into the post season: stopped by loss to Westminster

by Julie Walker, Reporter

May 25, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring 2018

The 2017-2018 season was more than successful for the  Lancers varsity softball team. They ended their regular season with a 14-2 record and amazing stats; although they lost in the post season.  The Lancers only lost to Walkersville High School and Governor Thomas Johnson High School in the regular...

(Hershey) kisses the seniors goodbye: Photo of the day 5/24/18

(Hershey) kisses the seniors goodbye: Photo of the day 5/24/18

by Julie Walker, Reporter

May 25, 2018


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

May 20th to the 23rd,  students, parents and teachers were able to write a short message to their favorite graduating seniors attached to a bag of red and black Hershey Kisses. These sweet wishes were given to the seniors as they walked across the stage at graduation practice. The purpose of this sale w...

Lancer of the Week: Alex Tran applies his knowledge at Johns Hopkins APL

Lancer of the Week: Alex Tran applies his knowledge at Johns Hopkins APL

by Sammie Hoefs, Reporter

May 25, 2018


Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Showcase

During high school, Alex Tran has been a part of varsity tennis, FCPS all-county orchestra, and achieved a 4.0 GPA. His most significant accomplishment, though,  is his internship that will lead to his future career. Tran is involved in an internship (now a full-time summer job) at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics lab under the APL we...

Backpacks are causing permanent damage to students’ backs

Backpacks are causing permanent damage to students’ backs

by Sean Alvarado, Reporter

May 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Boston University estimates that over 79 million students wear backpacks to school for academic purposes. These backpacks are filled with heavy laptops, textbooks, binders, and other essential needs for school. However, if used incorrectly carrying a backpack can be dangerous and potentially result in m...

Dance showcases ballet, hip hop and lyrical: Photo Of The Day 5/21/18

Dance showcases ballet, hip hop and lyrical: Photo Of The Day 5/21/18

by Tymira Davis, Reporter

May 24, 2018


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

The annual dance showcase was held on May 21. The showcase itself was called "Emotions", because each dance that was performed was trying to express a different emotion. There were a total of 25 dances: Carefree, Confident, Homesick, Emotions, Defiant, Insecure, Angry, Determined, Betrayed, Hopeful,...

Top 5 priceless summer dates close to home

Top 5 priceless summer dates close to home

by Grace Gaydosh, Editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Warmer temperatures and longer days mean that there are more options for getting outdoors and spending time with that special someone. However, a lot of adventures can be expensive. You don't need to spend a lot of money to have a memorable time with your favorite girl or guy. These 5 low-cost summer...

Maryland Community College Promise Scholarships Bill creates hope for future of higher education

Maryland Community College Promise Scholarships Bill creates hope for future of higher education

by Ethan Hart, Editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Spring 2018

In Maryland, about 64% of high school graduates directly move on to college or university education. Out of this 64%, only 14.5% will graduate a 2-year college on time. Thanks to a new bill signed by Governor Larry Hogan, those students who aren’t able to finish college on time due to finances wil...

Varsity baseball ends season with loss in semifinals

Varsity baseball ends season with loss in semifinals

by Matthew Gelhard, Editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

  The varsity baseball season came to an end on May 15th in the MPSSAA 3A West Regional Semifinals against the Govenor Thomas Johnson Patriots with a score of 4-0. This ending was not as far as the team was expecting to advance; however, what was accomplished this season can not be overlooked. The ...

Little Lancers take on kindergarten: Photo of the day 5/23/18

Little Lancers take on kindergarten: Photo of the day 5/23/18

by Ashley Martin, Reporter

May 23, 2018


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

Our favorite toddlers just took a bow and said goodbye. On May 22, 2018, nine preschoolers graduated from the Little Lancer Preschool program. Next year those students will be attending elementary school in Frederick County. Twenty three seniors also received their 90-hour preschool certificate whi...

Much-needed buddy program creates life-long friendships

Much-needed buddy program creates life-long friendships

by Jacob Bolger, Editor

May 22, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

In previous years, Linganore High School has had a buddy program in place, which included activities such as field trips and after school activities. It provided students with learning opportunities and a chance to make a significant impact on the lives of others. The primary focus of this program i...

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