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Boys and girls track teams successfully adapt to new competition at Western Maryland Winter Classic

Boys and girls track teams successfully adapt to new competition at Western Maryland Winter Classic

by Elizabeth Rajnik and Adam Liston

January 19, 2020

On Friday, January 10, the boys and girls indoor track and field teams started the new year right with a successful outcome in the Western Maryland Winter Classic track meet held at Hagerstown Community College. The boys team placed first with a total of 93.5 points, and the girls team placed second to...

Jack Sears & Carson Buck predict the 2020 NFL Playoffs

Jack Sears & Carson Buck predict the 2020 NFL Playoffs

by Carson Buck and Jack Sears

January 10, 2020

Divisional playoffs begin Saturday, January 11, and we are sure this will be a great weekend for watching football.  Here are our predictions for the playoffs. Vikings V.S. 49ers, Sat Jan. 11th, 4:15pm on NBC Our Pick: 49ers   The 10-6 Vikings coming off an emotional victory against the Saints, head in...

Underwood and Royal take the stage

Underwood and Royal take the stage

by Elizabeth Anderson, Mackenzie Berry, Emily Webb, and Jacob Blue

January 8, 2020

Two veteran actors have been cast in small but critical roles in the spring production of Newsies. Underwood and W. Royal, antique typewriters, have been featured in film and television for more than a century. After their retirement in the 1950’s, they are excited to return to the stage followi...

As paper prices rise, teachers and students must adapt to using less

As paper prices rise, teachers and students must adapt to using less

by Rachel McCoy and Sammie Hoefs

January 3, 2020

“I don’t think we have a paper crisis. I think we have a different standard operational procedure, and we need to think about how we are using our resources as a society,” said Principal Nancy Doll.  Classes had been running smoothly, until a paper shortage began in early November. Some conflic...

Troxel keeps reading alive during the holidays with her festive door: Photo of the Day 12/26/19

Troxel keeps reading alive during the holidays with her festive door: Photo of the Day 12/26/19

by Thomas French, Editor

December 26, 2019

Many students don't want to think about reading assignments over the holidays. The holidays are a time to relax and sleep. English teacher Mary Troxel disagrees with this notion, and used the door decorating contest to prove how reading and the holidays can mix. Her door theme, the "12 Days of Literature,"...

Indoor track and field teams surprise competition at the Smithsburg Invitational

Indoor track and field teams surprise competition at the Smithsburg Invitational

by Elizabeth Rajnik, Editor

December 24, 2019

On Friday, December 20, the boys and girls indoor track and field teams competed in the Smithsburg Invitational at Hagerstown Community College. The teams definitely had something to celebrate going into winter break as both the girls and boys team placed third in the meet. The majority of Linganore...

Unified bocce ball rolls into the season with enthusiasm: Photo of the Day 12/24/19

Unified bocce ball rolls into the season with enthusiasm: Photo of the Day 12/24/19

by Sierra Rossman, Editor

December 24, 2019

The Urbana Hawks gym was filled with excitement on December 19. All eyes were focused on the confident members of the bocce ball team, waiting with anticipation to see if they would roll closest to the pollina.  One court is available for sixteen athletes, eight from each team and four on each side of th...

In Quentin’s memory, the community runs for LLS at the Egg Nog Jog: Photo of the Day 12/23/19

In Quentin’s memory, the community runs for LLS at the Egg Nog Jog: Photo of the Day 12/23/19

by Jessica Young, Reporter

December 23, 2019

On December 21, the eighth annual Egg Nog Jog was filled with runners ready to  sprint (or leisurely jog) their way to the finish line. With tables of egg nog, a huge candy cane blow up arch, and triangle streamers lining the course, runners endured cold temperatures to raise money and toys for a g...

Pre-Vet students agree: Grooming their teachers’ dogs is “paw-some”

Pre-Vet students agree: Grooming their teachers’ dogs is “paw-some”

by Peyton Johnson, Editor

December 20, 2019

Every year Mrs. Patricia Beachy and her pre-vet class learn how to groom dogs. They learn the types of brushes used for different purposes, how to use clippers and they study the different breeds. Many teachers and students even bring in their dogs to participate in the grooming.  Mrs. Beachy brin...

Piano class performs their annual Christmas recital: Photo of the Day 12/20/2019

Piano class performs their annual Christmas recital: Photo of the Day 12/20/2019

by William Quansah, Editor

December 20, 2019

  On December 19, the students of Piano 1, 2, and 3 demonstrated the skills they've learned over the past semester in front of friends and family in the auditorium. Each student performed a Christmas song in honor of the season. Mr. Damon Dye, the teacher of the class, gave his students a...

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