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Homecoming 2021: Uniting through spirit at the first pep rally since 2019

by Audrey Kilgore, Leeda Djourshari, and Alexa Waser October 14, 2021

After 18 months of isolation, the community came together again for the school’s annual pep rally. The pep rally is a gathering to take a break from work, celebrate the community, and to get ready for...

Abbey(left) and Kenda(right) Sovero take over the community show.

Lancer Spotlight 10/14/21-Mother-Daughter duo takes on the 47th Annual Community Show

by Brayden Gregory, Editor October 14, 2021

For the Soveros, the community show was win, win, and more win. In total, the mother daughter duo took home 12 winning ribbons. Senior Abbey Sovero has been a part of the community show since her sophomore...

The brass section performs a follow the leader move.

Lancer Spotlight 10/13/21: Band shows its best in Frederick County Marching Band Festival

by Lily Hanson, Reporter October 13, 2021

On October 11, marching bands in Frederick County gathered for the annual FCPS Marching Band Festival. The band stepped onto the Oakdale High School field dressed in the sequined red, white and black uniforms...

Varsity cheer team hits their stunts on the floor during Invitational.

Lancer Spotlight 10/12/21: Cheer hosts the Lancer Legacy Invitational

by Marissa DePalma, Editor October 12, 2021

On October 9, Linganore Cheerleading hosted the Lancer Legacy Invitational. The four high schools that participated were McDonough, Bel Air, South Carroll, and Westminster. Linganore Oakdale Urbana...

Long-term substitute Jacob McCrary reads a story to his French 1 students to help with reading comprehension.

Long-term substitutes: the academic heroes of Covid-19

by Evelyn Stewart, Reporter October 12, 2021

In elementary school, we all celebrated every time we saw a substitute at the front of the classroom, anticipating a day with far less work and much more fun.  Sophomore Lily Benco remembers one of...

Freshman Kasra Pourreza Djourshari poses for his yearbook photo.

Lancer Spotlight 10/11/21: Hectic picture day causes confusion

by Leeda Djourshari and Alexa Waser October 12, 2021

This year’s picture day had long lines, as students were taking their first official identification in 18 months. With Covid and time management issues lingering, there were a fresh set of challenges...

Eleanor, Fabiola and Devi peaking at the trouble coming toward Devis house party.

Review: Never Have I Ever seen a series this unique

by Audrey Kilgore, Editor October 11, 2021

“Hey gods, it’s Devi Vishwakumar, your favorite Hindu girl in the San Fernando Valley. What’s poppin’?” This was definitely not the opening I was expecting at the beginning of the Netflix...

Seniors Sam Johnson, Ethan Crabb, , Bradley Rose, Austin May, and Junior Logan Perish watch their teammates perform.

Lancer Spotlight 10/7/21: Lancer Golf places second in CMC tournament

by Caroline Hobson and Makyla DeVries October 8, 2021

On October 5 the varsity golf team placed second at the CMC golf tournament. The tournament was held at Black Rock Country Club, and they came up one point short of Urbana.  “This is the best that...

Sophomore Dalton’s Dimmick’s grand champion computer graphics entry into the Community Show was made entirely with his own imagination. “We were learning to use the Pen Tool, different swatches, and the Free Transform Tools in Adobe Illustrator,” Dimmick said. Even though he’s only in Computer Graphics 1, this piece makes it clear he has a great future ahead of him in the course.

The 47th annual community show entries create a local buzz

by Kiefer Ely, Eric Simonson, and Makyla DeVries October 7, 2021

From October 4 to 5, the 47th annual Linganore-New Market Community Show showcased individuals skills and accomplishments. From floral arrangements to animal showcases, there is a place for...

Junior Princess Molly Granger and Prince Brady Vlha accept cheers at the homecoming game.

Homecoming royalty shimmers during diamond edition

by Evelyn Stewart and Ruby Cerny October 7, 2021

Homecoming has been a tradition for the Lancer community for 60 years, this year being the “diamond edition." But the true diamond of homecoming is the homecoming royalty. Members of each class...

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