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The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

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

Everyone is impacted: LHS faces significant issues with vandalism

by Abigail Warren, Reporter May 23, 2024

Vandalism is 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, stuffing...

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....

Junior Cara Morgan poses during her dance as the audience cheers her on. (Photo by Sherry Tomaski - used with permission)

Lancer Spotlight 5/3/24: Linganore dancers take the stage at FCPS All-County High School Dance Festival

by Emily Rice and Mia Lucas May 3, 2024

On April 24, Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) hosted its annual All-County Dance recital to showcase the county’s best dancers.  Members of the All-County Dance Team gathered at Governor Thomas...

Junior Emily Rice gets ready to take pictures before prom.

Lancer Spotlight: Prom being held on a Friday raises concern for students plans

by Cara Morgan, Reporter April 22, 2024

This year, Linganore High School’s (LHS) prom falls on Friday May 10, and will be held at the Frederick Fairgounds. This is an unusual occurrence for LHS, since their prom is usually held on a Saturday....

Weiss pauses before revealing test scores to his third block Algebra 2 class.

Lancer Spotlight 4/21/24: Shaun Weiss shares his experience as newest addition to the LHS math department

by Abigail Warren, Reporter April 22, 2024

Algebra teacher Shaun Weiss is the newest math teacher at Linganore High School(LHS), but his addition to the staff is a homecoming of sorts; Weiss graduated from Linganore 30 years ago. He started...

A group of Longhorns roam the fields on the borders of Linganore High School.

Out with the old, in with the new: Are the Linganore Longhorns our future?

by Leila Gibril and Ellie Lubitz April 17, 2024

The history of the Linganore High School mascot is one fraught with controversy, stemming primarily from the Native American imagery associated with it. In addition to generating an ongoing source of debate,...

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...

Thousands of women gathered to protest abortion rights on the streets of New York City. (Photo by Anna Watts - used with permission)

Women’s History Month: Why do we continue to celebrate?

by Emily Rice, Editor-in-Chief March 14, 2024

The month of March is used to remind everyone what women have contributed to American society as well as their achievements throughout history. Women’s History Month did not begin as a full month...

Reporter Cara Morgan poses with her Combo 2 meal from Hangry Joes Hot Chicken.

Hangry Joe’s Hot Chicken: Frederick’s newest Nashville-style chicken restaurant takes the city by storm

by Emily Rice and Cara Morgan March 6, 2024

Frederick’s newest chicken restaurant has opened for business. This rapidly growing Nashville-style chicken franchise is known as Hangry Joe’s Hot Chicken. The owners strive to offer “the best...

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