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The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

Peyton Orlando competes at the swim meet at Gov. Thomas Johnson High School.

Lancer Spotlight 1/25/23: Linganore juniors fly through the water

by Leila Gibril, Editor January 27, 2023

Linganore Swimming and Diving competed against Gov. Thomas Johnson High school on January 23 in the run-up to States. Many people competed in the meet, and everyone brought their A game, especially...

Leading Linganore scorer, sophomore Jake Vollmer, scored 17 points in a close game against North Hagerstown.

Boys Varsity basketball falls just short in a hard fought battle vs. North Hagerstown

by Abby Childers and Brian Bedard January 25, 2023

On January 23, the boys varsity basketball team ended in a close loss after a hard fought battle against North Hagerstown. The Lancers fell just short with a final score of 74-75.  From the first whistle,...

Linganore junior Megan Hummel goes up for a layup against North Hagerstown opponent.

Lancer Spotlight 1/23/23: Lancers Varsity Girls Basketball rebounds after loss, beats North Hagerstown 78-40

by Alexis Hardy, Reporter January 24, 2023

“The Lancers are back in action!,” said sophomore Kayleigh Lake, bounding into the locker room after Friday's game at North Hagerstown High School .  After suffering a 47-46 loss to the Westminster...

Daniel Deihl swims backstroke at the Junior Pan-Pacific Swimming Championship.

Daniel Deihl: The next Michael Phelps?

by Gabe Erb, Author January 17, 2023

Daniel Deihl is a 17-year-old swimmer from Cumberland, Md. who already holds national age-group records in the 100 meter backstroke. Deihl broke the 15-16 record and 17-18 record a little more than...

Patrick Greene and members of the Society of Women Engineers club discuss what type of engineers they want to be in the future. (Photographed from left to right, Charlotte Davis, Lexi Soto, Abigail Etherton, Tatum Coleman, Evelin Heine, Kim Kelsie, Kailyn Nanda, Makyla DeVries, Megan McCaffrey, Patrick Greene)

Lancer Spotlight 1/10/23 : Society of Women Engineers Club provides guidance for aspiring engineers

by Faith Kyere, Reporter January 13, 2023

The Society of Women's Engineers Club, facilitated by Linganore (LHS) teacher Patrick Greene, is an encouraging club that creates a space for women who want to be engineers.  This club invites female...

Ashly Wright, pictured, is the owner of Prospect Pantry.

Opening of Prospect Pantry in New Market

by Leslie Zampier , Reporter January 12, 2023

Prospect Pantry is the newest addition to Main Street New Market. Its owner Ashly Wright took inspiration for this new restaurant from her family.  Wright grew up in California where she frequently...

People often lose track of their New Years resolutions because they create so many.

New Year, New Me! Are New Year’s resolutions pointless?

by Jenna Fountain, Reporter January 10, 2023

The clock strikes midnight, the ball drops and people around the room cheer and celebrate the beginning of yet another year.  A huge part of any New Year’s celebration are New Year’s resolutions....

The STEP team meets twice a week to practice their routines. (Photographed from left to right Oluwaseun Awofisayo, Oluwaseyi Awsofisayo, Mona Michelle Mensah, Mickinley Howard, Legend Campbell, and Liya Mantey.)

Lancer Spotlight 1/9/23: Linganore’s first ever STEP team aims to bring culture and diversity to the school

by Alexa Waser, Editor January 10, 2023

Linganore High School (LHS) just added a STEP team to the club rotation this year and hopes to share and expand the culture throughout the school.  STEP is a style of dance that was developed by African-American...

An example of a student assignment with only the name written. If the new FCPS policy were to pass, students could do this and receive half credit.

“A slap to the face”: Teachers resist proposed FCPS grading policy

by Emily Rice, Managing Editor January 10, 2023

Imagine studying for hours on end for the biggest test of the semester. The test begins, and you immediately start scribbling down your answers. The time ticks down and students turn in their tests until...

A collage contains rooms and logos of both Surelocked In Escape Games and Escape This Frederick. Both escape rooms offer many levels of difficulty and fun puzzles to try.

Living in a story: Escape games provide entertainment and education to the Frederick community

by Mia Lucas, Editor-in-Chief January 10, 2023

The time slowly dwindles down on the clock on the wall. Players race around the room completing tasks, figuring out clues and helping each other. Bit by bit, they unlock each piece of vital information...

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