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Showing an animal at the Frederick Fair: Wash, dry, clip, cut…repeat

Showing an animal at the Frederick Fair: Wash, dry, clip, cut…repeat

by Peyton Johnson, Editor

September 14, 2019

For most students, the first few weeks of school are consumed with new classes, routines, friends, and teachers. For a student entering an animal in the Frederick Fair, the focus is on washing, drying, grooming, and showing.  The Great Frederick Fair opened on September 13 and the fairgrounds were ...

Horticulture students make Prom Arrangements: Photo of the Day 5/11/2018

Horticulture students make Prom Arrangements: Photo of the Day 5/11/2018

by Nicole Muller

May 11, 2018

Horticulture seniors Lynn Edmiston and Rachel Bechler make white corsages. With experience in preparing floral arrangements for all sorts of events, ranging from simple table settings to weddings, the Horticulture class is prepared to tackle this challenge. Horticulture class has been taking orders ...

Horticulture transplants flowers for spring: Photo of the Day 2/15/18

Horticulture transplants flowers for spring: Photo of the Day 2/15/18

by Nicole Muller, Editor

February 15, 2018

With poinsettia sales long over and spring around the corner, horticulture students and planting and transplanting for the spring.  Stacie McClellan, Breanna Spielman, and Renia Morfoot transplanted Dark Blue Lobelias into large pots for better growth. The plants are going to be grown in the school...

Year 35: Hawthorne helps his students grow academically

Year 35: Hawthorne helps his students grow academically

by Jake Bolger, Reporter

November 21, 2016

Having worked at LHS for 35 years, Mr. Thomas Hawthorne is one of the most experienced teachers at Linganore. He leads the agriculture program. He began teaching at Linganore in 1981, and he teaches many of the agricultural science courses. "I enjoy playing farmer. I have cattle that I take care...

The Pre-Vet Small Animal Care goes to Great Frederick Fair; Photo of the Day 9/20/16

The Pre-Vet Small Animal Care goes to Great Frederick Fair; Photo of the Day 9/20/16

by Victoria Rock, Reporter

September 26, 2016

The Great Frederick Fair welcomed students to explore agriculture and teach the youth about the industry agriculture. The students were given a questionnaire that helps them develop an understanding of the important role that agriculture plays in Frederick County. Not only did they learn from the...

Students test their nature knowledge at the Frederick County Envirothon: Photo of the Day 4/28/15

Students test their nature knowledge at the Frederick County Envirothon: Photo of the Day 4/28/15

by Olivia DuBro, Reporter

April 28, 2015

On May 28, 2015, students from Mr. Mark Sunkel's AP Environmental class and Mr. Thomas Hawthorne's Horticulture class traveled to Cunningham Falls State Park in Thurmont, Maryland for the annual Maryland Envirothon competition. Nineteen teams competed, including teams from Linganore, Walkersville...

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