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Senior Chloe Little poses alongside Principal Dillman during third lunch, as students complete taping him to the wall.

Lancer Spotlight 3/28/24: National Honor Society Duct Tapes Dr. Dillman

by Cara Morgan, Reporter March 28, 2024

On March 21, Linganore High School’s (LHS) National Honor Society (NHS) hosted a fundraiser for Metastatic Breast Cancer Research, Support and Awareness (METAvivor) and duct taped LHS principal Dr. Michael...

The Black History Exhibit project is lining the halls of LHS to explain Black History in Frederick.

Lancer Spotlight 3/27/24: The Black History Exhibit Project takes residence at LHS

by Emily Rice, Editor-in-Chief March 27, 2024

For the week of March 25, the Black History Exhibit Project's numerous banners describing African-American history in Frederick County lined the hallways of Linganore High School (LHS). The twenty banners...

FCPS Security and Management team enhances surveillance with new 360-degree cameras at a hallway intersection in Linganore High School.

Lancer Spotlight 3/26/24:Linganore receives a grant-funded security boost

by Tate Haskins, Reporter March 26, 2024

Linganore High School (LHS) along with many other highschools in Frederick County have recently been upgraded to new camera systems to increase security within the buildings. This is the first time that...

Asher, (Fielder) Whitney (Stone) and Dougie (Safdie) stand in front of one of Whitneys eco-friendly homes from the set of The Curse. (Showtime Networks, A24)

‘The Curse’ is a hilarious and uncomfortable satire of reality television

by Ellie Lubitz, Reporter March 26, 2024

Throughout his career, Canadian comedian Nathan Fielder has continually examined the human element of reality television. In both his Comedy Central reality series “Nathan For You” and its spiritual...

A Linganore student signs the No Place For Hate pledge at lunch on March 11.

Lancer Spotlight 3/25/24: No Place For Hate aims to make Linganore a safe and welcoming place for all students

by Ellie Lubitz, Reporter March 25, 2024

On March 15, the No Place For Hate movement was officially launched at Linganore High School. Since its launch in 1999, the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) No Place For Hate initiative has been introduced...

Linganore’s Environmental Club joins forces with NexTrex to improve recycling efforts

Linganore’s Environmental Club joins forces with NexTrex to improve recycling efforts

by Brianna Dacanay, Reporter March 22, 2024

The lack of recycling has been an ongoing problem at Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) for years. Schools such as Linganore High School (LHS) do not openly advocate recycling in the school building. FCPS...

A display jar demonstrated how sugar condenses and darkens whilst being boiled into maple syrup.

Lancer Spotlight 03/22/24: Annual Maple Syrup Festival provides sweet entertainment in Cunningham Falls

by Lily Hanson, Editor March 22, 2024

On March 9-10 and 16-17, the annual Maple Syrup festival was held at Cunningham Falls State Park in Maryland. The Maple Syrup Festival has been held once a year in the spring for over 50 years.  The...

Sleep deprivation causes many students to fall asleep during class, which can negatively impact multiple areas of their lives including grades.

Are students getting enough sleep? Frederick County Board of Education works to make sure of it

by Delaney Browne and Tate Haskins March 14, 2024

Sleep is very important in the mental and physical development of a teenager and is needed to thoroughly adapt to changes happening in their lives. According to, the average high school...

An aisle in the SEPHORA at Kohls in Frederick sells the newly-popular Sol De Janeiro products.

Stop Trend Hopping: Overconsumption consumes younger generations’ time and money

by Lily Hanson, Editor March 11, 2024

When walking into a Linganore classroom, one may be bombarded with the sight of 2024’s new trendy water bottle, the Stanley 1913 tumbler, littered across desks and shoved into backpack pockets. Four...

Maryland women in athletics have proven that they are among the far and few between. These four amazing athletes have all succeeded in playing collegiate athletics, a feat to be recognized (graphic by Mia Lucas, pictures by Ohio State Athletics, Pitt Athletics, Chatham Athletics, and Maryland Terrapins - used with permission).

Maryland-made: Athletes nationwide celebrate women’s sports on International Women’s Day

by Mia Lucas, Editor-in-Chief March 8, 2024

Maryland has a history of producing great athletes. Michael Phelps, Katie Ledecky, Babe Ruth-- all fantastic Marylanders who have proved they are elite athletes.  Some might say it’s just luck that...

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