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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...

Homecoming 2018: Sophomores win annual hill painting with “groovy” theme

Homecoming 2018: Sophomores win annual hill painting with “groovy” theme

by Maya Apau, Erich Miller, Tabitha Moses, and Emily Webb

October 4, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Showcase

There are many homecoming traditions unique to Linganore, one being the hill painting. On September 30, the hill leading down to the stadium was divided into four different sections and each class was given a part to spray paint with their interpretation of this year's homecoming theme -- "Looking Fo...

Heatwave doesn’t stop Back to School night: Photo of the Day 9/5/18

Heatwave doesn’t stop Back to School night: Photo of the Day 9/5/18

by Emily Reed, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 6, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Photo of the Day

On August 29, students flooded through the doors to greet a new school year on Back to School night. While the opportunity to discover the location of their classes and to socialize with old and new friends was welcome, the temperature, due to the broken air conditioner was a hot, but memorable, addition...

#LanceroftheWeek: Alyson Sniffen makes a difference through music and scouting

#LanceroftheWeek: Alyson Sniffen makes a difference through music and scouting

by Elizabeth Anderson, Editor

August 20, 2018


Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Showcase

Only two years into high school, Class of 2020 student Alyson Sniffen is making waves in the LHS community--and outside of it. Sniffen participates in mock trail and band, as well as Girl Scouts, and cares a great deal about making a positive impact on the people surrounding her. "There are so many...

Barbagallo wins SGA 2018-2019 president: Congratulations new officers

Barbagallo wins SGA 2018-2019 president: Congratulations new officers

by Sammie Hoefs and Tymira Davis

April 24, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The SGA leadership for 2017-2018 is strong. They have arranged many major events including homecoming, Egg Nog Jog, blood drives, and prom.   SGA voting for 2018-2019 was held April 8, and April 9. Students put up posters, and voting elections were through the SGA website.  " This past year ...

FCPS announces second annual drug awareness video contest: Photo of the day 1/18/18

FCPS announces second annual drug awareness video contest: Photo of the day 1/18/18

by Lilly Player, Reporter

January 21, 2018


Filed under Photo of the Day

Classmates4Life annually hosts a contest for students to raise awareness for drug abuse, specifically heroin. It is a county-wide contest available to elementary, middle, and high students. The entry deadline is March 1. Junior Alex Ismael was a 2016 FCPS winner. He said, “I think raising awar...

Sixth annual Egg Nog Jog gathers toys for children’s hospital: Photo of the Day 12/16/17

Sixth annual Egg Nog Jog gathers toys for children’s hospital: Photo of the Day 12/16/17

by Tommy Moyer, Reporter

December 16, 2017


Filed under Photo of the Day

The sixth annual Egg Nog Jog took place on December 16. Even though it was a cold morning, with temperatures below 30 degrees, there was a crowd gathered in they gym before the race. The event was created in 2012 to contribute towards the 14th annual Quentin Ingram toy drive. In 2004, Ingram pass...

National English Honor Society inducts 31 new members: Photo of the Day 10/26/2017

National English Honor Society inducts 31 new members:  Photo of the Day 10/26/2017

by Yesenia Montenegro, Reporter

October 26, 2017


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

The National English Honor Society held their annual induction ceremony on Wednesday, October 25th at 7:00 PM. Thirty-one students were inducted into the group. Inductees pledged to advance in their study of English and to keep their guiding motto, "Duty goes with Honor, in mind. Mrs. Natalie R...

Rite of passage–Upperclassmen line up to buy parking permits: Photo of the Day 9/7/17

Rite of passage–Upperclassmen line up to buy parking permits: Photo of the Day 9/7/17

by Emily Reed, Editor-in-Chief

September 7, 2017


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

The early bird gets the worm. New this year-- parking permits are zoned by color. White and black stickers indicate permission to park in the front lot. Red and grey stickers are for the back lot, near the stadium. To apply for a parking permit, students must complete an application (found in the office or online), a current registrat...

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