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Top 10 of 2016: Major sports events to remember

Top 10 of 2016: Major sports events to remember

by Kennedi Ambush, Editor

December 19, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Sports

It was a remarkable year for sports, including the Rio Olympics, a record-breaking World Series, and a March Madness ending with Villanova upsetting the national favorites. Here's a view of 2016 in sports. 10. Kentucky Derby  The 142nd Derby was held on May 7, in Louisville, Kentucky at Churchill Downs. This year th...

Easterday ready to dominate as a teacher and coach on the court

Easterday ready to dominate as a teacher and coach on the court

by Kennedi Ambush, Editor

December 13, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Showcase, Sports

 Rachel Easterday is a 1996 LHS girls basketball state champion. Now she is a champion of LHS girls varsity basketball as their coach. In high school, she was a senior guard,  mainly a defensive player. She owned her role on the court, defending against the best players in Maryland. After s...

Holiday Concert gets bells ringing for the season: Photo of the Day 12/1/2016

Holiday Concert gets bells ringing for the season: Photo of the Day 12/1/2016

by Savannah Sitler, Reporter

December 2, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Photo of the Day, Showcase

Linganore held their annual Holiday Concert on December 1, 2016 hosted by conductors Mr. Kevin Lloyd and Mr. Damon Dye. The 2016 concert featured the Guitar Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble, Concert Choir, Concert Band, and Merry TubaChristmas. This concert was sprung with as much holiday spirit...

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Nothing short of fantastic

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Nothing short of fantastic

by Savannah Sitler, Reporter

December 1, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2016, Showcase

With screenwriter J.K. Rowling, director David Yates, and lead Eddie Redmayne, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (Fantastic Beasts) was practically guaranteed for success as soon as the idea was posed. The film was officially released internationally on November 18, 2016. The anticipation I had endured wa...

Varsity girls win Poolesville basketball scrimmage: Photo of the Day 11/28/16

Varsity girls win Poolesville basketball scrimmage: Photo of the Day 11/28/16

by Kennedi Ambush, Editor

November 28, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Photo of the Day

On November 22, the girls basketball team had their first scrimmage of the season against Poolesville.  Linganore won four of five 8-minute "quarters." The starters were senior guard Caroline Ward, senior forward Sophia Heitzig, junior forward Jessica Mitchell, sophomore guard Fiona Rowan, and s...

Thanksgiving 2016: We need a day of healing, no matter who is in the White House

Thanksgiving 2016: We need a day of healing, no matter who is in the White House

by Savannah Sitler, Emily Sherwood, Reporters

November 14, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Opinion, Showcase

The past 18 months of anger and partisanship has taken a huge toll on the United States. Everyone has taken sides, constantly arguing and proving themselves to each other. November has been dreaded since the election process began. Now we look forward to another national November event. Thanksgiving is ...

Class of 2020 experiments with new Physics of Earth and Space class

Class of 2020 experiments with new Physics of Earth and Space class

by Savannah Sitler, Reporter

September 29, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, News, Showcase

The science class Physics of Earth and Space is new to Linganore 2016-2017 and was created by teachers in response to the Next Generation Science Standards. It was formed in order for students to be able to explore and comprehend the earth and space realms of science. What is it? Physics of Earth and...

Class of 2020: Everything you need to know about Mrs. York’s after school tutoring

Class of 2020: Everything you need to know about Mrs. York’s after school tutoring

by Grant Kastel, Reporter

June 7, 2016


Filed under Welcome Class of 2020

During the day, Mrs. Mary Jo York works with special education students. In the afternoons Monday through Thursday, her classroom is opening to tutoring for all students in all subjects from 2:30 - 3:30. Honor society students help her do the tutoring. It's a great place to get your work caught up....

Advanced Dance prepares for a heroic show: Photo of the Day 5/18/16

Advanced Dance prepares for a heroic show: Photo of the Day 5/18/16

by Grant Kastel, Reporter

May 18, 2016


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

On May 17, Mr. Julian Lazarus's Advanced Dance class was leaping, turning, rolling and plieing in prep for its final dance showcase, which will be held Friday, May 20th. This year's theme is " A Hero's Journey." During the first half of the show, the class will be performing twelve dances that represent...

Photo Gallery: Linganore Prom 2016

Photo Gallery: Linganore Prom 2016

by Lancer Media

May 9, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

Prom king: Kylan Connolly Prom queen: Maria Pellicier Here are some of the pictures from prom. If you would like to add your photo below, Tweet or Instagram to @LHSjournalism.  

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