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NEHS and MuAlpha Theta explore Washington, D.C. landmarks: Photo of the day 2/26/2020

NEHS and Mu Alpha Theta students admire exhibits at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

by Zachary Tilmont, Reporter

February 27, 2020

On Tuesday, February 25, the National English Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta took a field trip to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.  Braden Weinel, the President of NEHS and Warren Stewart, the President of Mu Alpha Theta, planned this...

David Kominars becomes the greatest showman for Mr. Linganore 2020

David Kominars becomes the greatest showman for Mr. Linganore 2020

by Braden Weinel, Editor-in-Chief

February 21, 2020

David Kominars is comfortable being in the spotlight. He started his musical theatre career as Willard Hewitt in the 2017 production of Footloose and now will portray Phineas Taylor Barnum in the 21st annual Mr. Linganore competition. The theme is "Men of Vision." P.T. Barnum was a showman and politician in the 19th ...

Military Homecoming: Castillo’s return cause for celebration

Army Sargent, John Castillo reunites with his daughter, Mikaila White, after being deployed for three months.

by Braden Weinel, Managing Editor

January 24, 2020

After serving overseas in Kuwait for the past year, John Castillo returned home and surprised his daughter, Mikaila White at school. Castillo is a Sergeant in the United States Army National Guard, but before that he is a father and a husband.  Castillo and his wife, Stephanie, had been plan...

National English Honor Society inducts officers, members: Photo of the Day 10/29/19

The NEHS gathers to have their picture taken after the ceremony.

by Matthew Strahlman, Reporter

October 29, 2019

The Linganore chapter of the National English Honor Society (NEHS) inducted 42 members on October 28 in an evening ceremony. Seven officers were elected in May, but they were formally installed during the ceremony. Braden Weinel as President Matthew Strahlman as Vice President of Education Yesenia Mo...

46th Annual Community Show highlights talents and agriculture

Amya Snowden supervises elementary school students as they brush her horse at the community show.

by Madeline Hull and Ashley Baker

October 10, 2019

A 142-pound watermelon. A hand-made wooden guitar. A baby goat named Twinkle. From October 6 - 8, the auxiliary gym was transformed into a mini-fair, with animals, flowers, crops, photography and more. The purpose of the community show is to unite Mt. Airy, New Market, Libertytown, Lake Lingano...

Spring journalism class holds Paper Plate Award ceremony

Journalism assembles for a group photo displaying their Paper Plates Award.

by Leah Bolger and Keifer Spore

June 6, 2019

On May 20, the members of the spring 2019 journalism class participated in a celebratory ceremony called the Paper Plates Award.  This event honors each individual student's talents and is a good way to close out the seniors' last day and their recent achievement of a Best of SNO Distinguished Site....

Junior class makes “dreamy” prom decorations: Photo of the Day 3/13/19

Taylor Ferguson, Meghan Mong-Kerwin, Alexis Fowler, and Paula Larson work on centerpieces for prom.

by Emily Webb, Managing Editor

March 13, 2019

On March 12, members of the junior class gathered to make decorations for prom, which is just two months away on May 11 at the Clarion Inn in Frederick. This year’s prom theme is “Once Upon A Dream.” The goal for the decorations is to emulate the elegant, crystal ball feeling of Cinderella’s ca...

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...

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