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Lancer Spirit: Community celebrates seniors despite quarantine uncertainty

Efren Montenegro displays a Class of 2020 sign to celebrate his daughter Yesenia Montenegro.

by Yesenia Montenegro, Dana Kullgren, and Emily McNally

April 21, 2020

Actor John Krasinski hosted a virtual prom for the Class of 2020 on Saturday, April 18. For the many seniors who may not be able to experience a traditional prom this year, this event was a reminder that there are still ways to celebrate this final year of high school (even if they aren’t exactly li...

Academic team prepares for final competition: Photo of the Day 2/19/20

Dana Kullgren, Gerald Fattah, Charlotte Moore, and Abigail Parker confer on their next answer.

by Gillian Humphreys, Reporter

February 19, 2020

In 1927, Charles Lindbergh made the first nonstop solo transatlantic flight from New York City to Paris, what was the name of his plane? In 1926, US Route 66 was created and it ran between which two cities? In 1925, Richard G Drew invented Scotch Tape when working for what company? If you answered The Spir...

Indoor track and field teams surprise competition at the Smithsburg Invitational

Senior, Ethan Hart prepares to throw.

by Elizabeth Rajnik, Editor

December 24, 2019

On Friday, December 20, the boys and girls indoor track and field teams competed in the Smithsburg Invitational at Hagerstown Community College. The teams definitely had something to celebrate going into winter break as both the girls and boys team placed third in the meet. The majority of Linganore...

Book lover Troxel thrilled to be teaching AP Literature: Photo of the Day 9/25/19

Troxel leads a discussion about characterization.

by Matthew Strahlman, Reporter

September 26, 2019

Ms. Mary Troxel, whose enthusiasm is infectious, is teaching AP Literature, and she has everyone reading and talking about Meursault's existentialism and Sethe's conflict with Beloved and 124. Troxel plans for her class to explore Literature through poetry and prose, and in the first three weeks of school...

Perrone and Kullgren shine in first cross country race: Photo of the Day 9/8/19

Female varsity runners start their race.

by Elizabeth Anderson, Watermark Editor

September 9, 2019

On September 7, the boys and girls cross country teams competed in their first meet, the Spiked Shoe Invite at Stevenson University. A total of seventeen Linganore athletes competed. Overall, the Linganore girls team placed 10th out of 22 female teams and the Linganore boys team placed 16th out of 27...

Underclassmen recognized for their academic achievements: Photo of the Day 5/29/19

Underclassmen received academic awards.

by Ashley Baker, Reporter

May 29, 2019

On May 28 the underclassmen were recognized for their achievements throughout the year. In the Class of 2022, students were recognized for maintaining a 4.0 GPA. The Class of 2021  worked to keep their 4.0 GPA and received academic letters Mr. Jeremy Brown SGA Adviser, organized the event with the help of the...

National English Honor Society inducts 71 new members: Photo of the Day 11/07/18

The National English Honor Society inducts new members.

by Emily Webb, Editor

November 8, 2018

On November 7, 2018, the National English Honor Society held their annual evening induction. An unusually large group, 71 new members, were inducted.  The ceremony began with opening remarks from the advisor, Natalie Rebetsky. Then, officers were confirmed in their positions and given time to talk about...

After lab, chemistry class draws with homemade, washable chalk: Photo of the Day 1/8/18

Sarah Buckley writes with homemade chalk.

by Emily Reed, Co-editor-in-chief

January 8, 2018

After a laborious lab, students in Mr. Scott Stair’s Honors Chemistry class got to enjoy writing washable messages on the lab tables with their final product: homemade chalk. The challenge of this lab was to write, without a teacher’s guidance, a procedure to produce chalk and to determine with...

Indoor track team victorious at Terry Baker Invitational: Photo of the Day 12/10/17

Kyle Guinn competes in the 3200 meter run.

by Emily Webb, Reporter

December 14, 2017

On December 9, the boy's and girl's indoor track team competed at the Terry Baker Invitational at Hagerstown Community College.  The boy's team came in first place overall, and the girl's team placed tenth. This meet was the first of the indoor track season and had athletes competing from 19 differe...

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