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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

A teacher runs into a website they normally use that has been blocked.

FCPS’ frequent website blocks harm students and teachers

by Eddie Slavin, Reporter June 2, 2023

At one point or another, every student has run into an issue with content being blocked by FCPS, it could be a YouTube video, a website, or images from google searches. Something much more rare than...

The picture on top shows IES Carmen Conde High School located in Madrid, Spain. The picture at the bottom shows Linganore high school located in Frederick county, Md.

American vs European schools: Which is really the best?

by Jimena Grajera, Reporter June 2, 2023

Most people think that American and European schools are very similar, with many common characteristics, but this is only partially true. What most people do not know, however, is that U.S. schooling and...

As part of Senior Prank, balloons fill up one of the staircases on Main Street.

Lancer Spotlight 5/31/23: Linganore’s seniors celebrate their last day

by Eddie Slavin, Reporter June 1, 2023

No high school is alike in the United States, but there is one tradition that nearly every school has: being senior prank. Linganore is among the many schools that participates in this rite of passage,...

A picture of the official poster for The Super Mario Bros Movie found in Warehouse Cinemas in Frederick Md. promotes the film to fans.

From game to movie: Super Mario Bros movie review 2023

by Keira Knedeisen, Reporter June 1, 2023

Fans of the Super Mario Bros franchise have been eagerly anticipating the release of the new Super Mario Bros movie, and now the wait is finally over. The movie hit theaters on April 5, and it has already...

Petersons prep class winning the final round of the challenges.

Lancer Spotlight 5/31/23: Peterson’s prep wins it in a minute!

by Rhys Wilson, Reporter June 1, 2023

In the last two weeks of the school year, Jennifer Brennan, Special Education teacher at Linganore, decided to host a Minute to Win It challenge that would include all Prep classes who were willing to...

Junior Logan Walsh, an SSL for this semester, interacts with students in Lynn Foxs chemistry class.

Lancer Spotlight 5/27/23: Linganore SSL program to be replaced with new FCPS program next year

by Leila Gibril, Editor June 1, 2023

The 2022-2023 school year was the last year for the Student Service Learning (SSL) program at Linganore High School. Next school year, it is being replaced with the Peer Academic and Community Engagement...

All of the new inductees of the International Thespian Society stand on the apron of the Linganore stage.

Lancer Spotlight: Linganore theater arts department hosts spring banquet

by Ellowyn Ojeda, Reporter June 1, 2023

On May 19, the Linganore High School (LHS) theater arts department held their annual spring banquet in the LHS auditorium. During the banquet, thirteen students were inducted into the International...

Seniors file in the auditorium for the start of the Senior Salute ceremony.

Lancer Spotlight 5/24/23: Seniors congratulated in the annual Senior Salute

by Leila Gibril, Editor May 31, 2023

On May 21, The 2023 senior class was awarded for their accomplishments at the annual Senior Salute.  The event began with Senior class president Hannah Morin giving a speech as she congratulated her...

Blackboard is the program used for dual enrollment classes, which is the same learning management system used by colleges and differs from Schoology, the system utilized by FCPS.

Dual enrollment classes: helping students get ahead or leaving them behind?

by Abby Childers, Sports Editor May 30, 2023

In the last couple years, a new program for students has emerged in high schools across the U.S. called Dual Enrollment. This is a program that allows high school students to work toward a high school...

Lancer Spotlight 5/5/23: Linganore celebrates students in spring 2023 pep rally

by Aisha Ahmad and Eddie Salvin May 30, 2023

On April 26, students and teachers gathered in the Linganore gymnasium with excitement and school spirit. In this special pep rally assembly, students from athletics, band, drama, and STEP teams get recognized...

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Spring 2023