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The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

The Accelerated English 10/11 class meets during third block. English teacher Mary Troxel is looking for enthusiastic students to fill the seats.

Lancer Spotlight 02/01/24: What underrated course should you take next year?

by Lily Hanson and Abigail Warren February 2, 2024

There are so many options for electives at Linganore High School (LHS), but which ones are the best?  Most departments at Linganore have under enrolled classes, many of which consist of upper-level...

Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry as presented at Universal Studios, FL.

HBO announces plans for Harry Potter series remake

by Ellowyn Ojeda, Reporter June 2, 2023

The television network HBO, has recently announced its decision to release a new Harry Potter series, leaving fans with conflicting opinions on the matter.  This new series would include one season...

Linganore students giving love to Juno the yellow lab.

Lancer Spotlight 3/17/23: Therapy dogs visit Linganore High School to lighten the mood

by Eddie Slavin, Reporter March 17, 2023

Man’s best friend, the canine, is prevalent in the homes of many Americans, with more than 48 million households having at least one dog. This includes Linganore social studies teacher Jamie Hendi,...

Linganore science teacher Mark Sunklel helps parents and students by answering questions regarding science classes available in the upcoming school year.

Lancer Spotlight 1/27/23: Next year’s registration includes controversial new course requirements

by Keira Knedeisen, Reporter January 31, 2023

On January 25, Linganore High School (LHS) held its annual Registration Night for incoming freshman and current students. This event was intended to help answer questions about course options and guide...

Students in African American Studies course engaging in their lesson.

Lancer Spotlight 9/28/22: New African American Studies course offered at Linganore

by Jenna Fountain, Reporter September 28, 2022

This year, a new course was introduced to Frederick County high schools. African American Studies is a course that covers the history of African-Americans. The course at Linganore is taught by Samira Diggs...

Student members of Linganore’s Spanish Honor Society enjoy each other’s company as they engage in discussion during one of their monthly virtual meetings.

Reaching for the (virtual) stars: Linganore honor societies continue to thrive in pandemic

by Alex Dembeck and Nikki Golemboski March 22, 2021

How do you keep honor societies active in a virtual world? Hybrid = everything is harder. Advisors and officers were puzzled over this in the National English Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, Rho...

Juniors participate in a debate in an AP US History class.

What’s up with freshmen taking AP US History?

by Cara Bond, Reporter October 23, 2018

As an avid reader, writer, and history enthusiast, I’ve often chosen to enroll in AP history classes. The time I spent in AP World History during my sophomore year gave me the experience that I felt...

New inductees, society advisers, and Rho Kappa officers pose for a group photo after the annual induction ceremony.

Rho Kappa inducts new members: Photo of the Day 2/24/16

by Grant Kastel and Hannah Haught February 24, 2016

On 2/24/16, twenty-eight juniors and seniors were inducted into the social studies honor society, Rho Kappa. One benefit of joining the honor society is that students get to network and meet other...

A student shivering in their classroom.

Turn up the heat: Temperature is important to learning environment

by Haley Barge and Katie Lehman September 23, 2015

When the learning environment is too cold or too hot students cannot work productively. Varying temperatures, cold and hot, have their effect on all workers. This can effect our mood or simply what outfit...

Class of 2019– People you need to know: Mr. Aaron Burch, social studies

by Hannah Haught, Reporter June 9, 2015

The Lance interviewed Social Studies Department Chairperson Mr. Aaron Burch as part of the 54 Questions feature. Burch teaches both merit and honors American Government. Why should ninth graders know Mr....

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