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The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

A students BYOD computer is shown with a sad face and a school-issued device is shown with a happy face to symbolize the change in use of devices at FCPS.

FCPS ends Bring Your Own Device program for all students

by Brianna Dacanay, Reporter June 7, 2024

Maryland’s Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) recently announced changes to school policies involving student devices. FCPS’s Find Out First communication on May 3 stated that students are required...

Karma cover photo. (Courtesy of The Emery)

Jojo Siwa releases new single ‘Karma’, creating speculation and controversy

by Cara Morgan, Reporter June 7, 2024

On April 5, dance star Jojo Siwa released her new single called “Karma”. The hype for “Karma” had captured social media’s  attention. Jojo Siwa was a well-known child star on “Abby’s...

A student crosses an item off her summer bucket list.

What are students doing for summer 2024?

by Lily Hanson and Abigail Warren June 7, 2024

As the 2023-24 school year concludes, Linganore High School (LHS) students are looking forward to summer break, whether they are going to be working, traveling, going to camps or hanging out with friends,...

Gochu Gang was here is written in permanent marker on a sink in the boys bathroom. (Photo by Jessica McDonough- used with permission)

‘Shame on you’: LHS custodians bear brunt of ongoing vandalism

by Abigail Warren, Reporter May 23, 2024

Vandalism remains a significant issue at Linganore High School (LHS). On a daily basis, students destroy school property by drawing profanities in the girls' and boys' bathrooms and on school desks,...

Tammy Webster and members of the Mount Hebron girls basketball team circa 1990 celebrate by jumping into the air (photo courtesy of Erica Farley, used with permission).

The power of perspective: How Tammy Webster smashes stereotypes with ALS

by Mia Lucas and Emily Rice May 22, 2024

“I didn't know what, but I knew something was wrong,” said Tammy Webster, former basketball star and paraeducator. Webster first began to notice signs that something was off when she was playing...

New Linganore Genesis Maldonado walks off the stage to get her photo taken after receiving her diploma from LHS principal Dr. Michael Dillman.

Lancer Spotlight 05/21/24: Class of 2024 says their goodbyes to LHS

by Emily Rice and Cara Morgan May 21, 2024

On May 20, the Linganore High School (LHS) Class of 2024 gathered at Mount St. Mary’s University (MSMU) for Linganore’s 62nd commencement ceremony. This unforgettable milestone was an immense accomplishment...

Sophomore Allie Logue who played Fiona in this years production of Shrek looks out at the audience. (Photo by Mike Miller-used with permission)

The show must go on: Linganore community pulls together in time of need

by Lily Hanson, Editor May 17, 2024

After returning from spending spring break in Orlando, Florida, drama students at LHS were excited to begin the last two weeks of preparation before opening night of their spring musical, “Shrek”.  However,...

The FCPS All-County Jazz group performed their set on the LHS auditorium stage.

Lancer Spotlight 05/16/24: LHS hosts spectacular FCPS All-County Jazz Festival

by Abigail Warren and Lily Hanson May 16, 2024

On April 27, Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) All-County Jazz Festival took place at Linganore High School (LHS). The All-County jazz band is a prestigious group in FCPS comprised of student musicians....

Lancer Spotlight 5/8/24: Business class hosts Linganore’s first dodgeball tournament

by Nate Reinfurt, Editor May 10, 2024

From April 29-May 1, Linganore High School (LHS) business teacher Lisa Shockey hosted a dodgeball tournament with her Advanced Business Management class planning the logistics. Her students took the...

Urbana High Schools varsity baseball team warms up before the top of the 5th inning.

Lancer Spotlight 5/3/24: Linganore varsity baseball loses 10-3 to Urbana

by Nate Reinfurt, Editor May 10, 2024

Linganore High School's (LHS) varsity baseball team lost to the Urbana Hawks 10-3 on the road on May 1. The game was led by Urbana 3-2 until the bottom of the 7th inning when South Carroll went on a...

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