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Jake Santis builds highest tower at Mr. LHS gumdrop tower lunch competition

by Yesenia Montenegro and Lindsey Russo

March 19, 2019


Filed under Mr. Linganore 2019, Spring 2019

Before every Mr. Linganore show, contestants participate in three competitions during lunch. Competitions include cake decorating during the first lunch shift, writing sweetheart letters during second, and building gumdrop towers during third lunch. During third lunch shift, contestants received two bags of gumdr...

Price takes the cake with his magical Houdini display

Price takes the cake with his magical Houdini display

by Jacob Bolger, Julie Walker, and Tommy French

March 19, 2019


Filed under Archives, Mr. Linganore 2019

On March 7, the 12 Mr. Linganore contestants became bakers in their annual cake decorating competition, which took place in the cafeteria during first lunch shift. Each contestant's cake was themed after a specific character, and the cafeteria staff acted as the judges. Contestants Alex Ismael, ...

Gelhard wins sweetheart letter contest with message to stray dog

Gelhard wins sweetheart letter contest with message to stray dog

by Alexis Fowler, Editor

March 19, 2019


Filed under Mr. Linganore 2019, Showcase, Spring 2019

On March 7, the twelve Mr. Linganore contestants and their assistants competed in multiple contests to prove who is best suited for the role of Mr. Linganore. The contestants' letters were judged on creativity, originality, appearance, and sweetheart appeal.   This year's contestants wrote to loved ones,...

Ismael portrays technology pioneer Steve Jobs in Mr. Linganore competition

Ismael portrays technology pioneer Steve Jobs in Mr. Linganore competition

by Alexis Fowler, Editor

March 6, 2019


Filed under Mr. Linganore 2019, Showcase, Spring 2019

Alex Ismael, one of 12 contestants for the annual Mr. Linganore show will be portraying Steve Jobs, the computer entrepreneur and agent for social change. This year's theme is “A Night of Firsts.” Ismael said, “Steve Jobs was the man to introduce the first generation of many iconic Apple produc...

Learning merengue challenges Mr. Linganore contestants

Learning merengue challenges Mr. Linganore contestants

by Madeline Hull, Reporter

February 28, 2019


Filed under Mr. Linganore 2019, Spring 2019

On February 25, the contestants of Mr. Linganore attended their second  dance rehearsal before the contest on March 9. Several dance rehearsals were snowed out, so the couples have been scrambling to perfect the merengue and learn the finale “It’s Raining Men” dance. "Although we had one...

Mr. Linganore 2019 contestants learn to merengue: Photo of the Day 2/3/19

Mr. Linganore 2019 contestants learn to merengue: Photo of the Day 2/3/19

by Alexis Fowler, Editor

February 6, 2019


Filed under Photo of the Day, Spring 2019

On February 4,  the Mr. Linganore contestants attended their first dance rehearsal in the cafeteria. Senior gentlemen and their partners began to prepare for the competition on March 9 by learning a ballroom style of dance, the merengue. The contestants for the 2019 competition are Dominic Barbag...

NEHS members shop for families at the Scholastic Book Fair: Photo of the Day 12/6/18

NEHS members shop for families at the Scholastic Book Fair: Photo of the Day 12/6/18

by Grace Gaydosh, Managing Editor

December 6, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Photo of the Day, Showcase

On December 5, National English Honor Society members Beau Cameron, Alex Ismael, Shelby Tkacik, Kaley Henyon, Grace Gaydosh, Maddy Spisso, Kat Taylor, and Hannah Ratchford went to the Frederick Fairgrounds for the 2018 Holiday Warehouse Sale. They bought books for two local families and will be decorating baskets for the books. NEHS members will be delivering the baskets to the families on...

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

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

by Emily Webb, Editor

November 8, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Photo of the Day

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...

October: Breast Cancer Awareness month spotlights common suffering

October: Breast Cancer Awareness month spotlights common suffering

by Kendall Martin and Emily Webb

November 2, 2018


Filed under Features

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in women. In 2018, an estimated 266,120 new cases of Invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in the United States. Although rare, men can also get breast cancer. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and people all over the ...

Seniors bring home the spirit stick at the 2018 homecoming pep rally

Seniors bring home the spirit stick at the 2018 homecoming pep rally

by William Quansah, Reporter

October 8, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Homecoming 2018, Showcase

On October 5, students filed into the gymnasium for the annual homecoming pep rally. Lancer pride was displayed as athletics, teams, and classes were celebrated along with special performances by the school cheerleaders, pom and dance team, and band. The princes, princesses, and nominees for king and queen...

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