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National Honor Society inducts 70 new members: Photo of the Day 11/14/2018

NHS officers wait to speak. From the left: Caroline Etherton, Kaley Henyon, Shelby Tkacik, Savannah Sitler, Emily Wolfe, and Jane Quackenbush.

by Haley Enders, Reporter

November 14, 2018

The National Honor Society Induction Ceremony took place on November 13. The hallway was crowded with inductees at around 6:30 p.m., lined up and ready to get their pictures taken on the main staircase. The ceremony began with an opening message from Mrs. Durann Ecalono, co-adviser for NHS. The NHS o...

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...

Frederick Out of the Darkness Walk raises awareness for suicide and mental health

Out of the Darkness Walk 2017 participants pose in front of banner.

by Elizabeth Anderson, Watermark Editor

October 17, 2018

On October 20, the Maryland Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention will be holding their sixth annual Frederick Out of the Darkness Walk in Baker Park. Out of the Darkness Walks have been occurring nationally since 2002. The first walk took place overnight and participants walked a to...

Juniors beware: Are you ready to face these trials of junior year?

Juniors beware: Are you ready to face these trials of junior year?

by Dana Kullgren, Reporter

September 24, 2018

My fellow juniors: It’s a universally-known fact that junior year is the toughest year in high school. It can seem like everything is happening at once, that you have a mountain of work to do to prepare for college, and that your future is approaching at break-neck speed. It is true that juniors are...

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

Alyson Sniffen, second from left, poses on bridge after Girl Scout bridging ceremony with Abbey Parker, Dana Kullgren, Yesenia Montenegro, and Keekee Myers

by Elizabeth Anderson, Editor

August 20, 2018

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...

LHS Jazz Ensemble performs in All-County Jazz Festival: Photo of the Day 4/7/18

All-County Jazz Ensemble director Paul Carr addresses the audience during performance.

by Elizabeth Anderson, Editor

April 7, 2018

On April 7, the Linganore Jazz Ensemble was one of four bands to participate in the All-County High School Jazz Festival for Frederick County, and select members participated in the All-County Jazz Ensemble which performed at the end of the evening. The LHS ensemble has been practicing since the beginning...

Mock trial team achieves their fourth win of the season: Photo of the Day 2/7/18

Mock trial team stands in front of the Frederick County Courthouse.

by Elizabeth Anderson, Editor

February 7, 2018

On February 6, 19 members of Linganore's mock trial team, including co-advisors Jamie Hendi and Susan Peterson, set out for the Frederick County Courthouse in their fourth competition of this year's season. After three consecutive wins over the past several weeks, the team had every right to be confident ...

Performing arts department hosts their annual holiday concert

Concert Choir performs

by Yesenia Montenegro and Lauren Hall

December 18, 2017

On December 7, the performing arts department had their annual holiday concert. The concert was conducted by Damon Dye and Kevin Lloyd. The 2017 Holiday Concert included six ensemble groups: the string quartet, the guitar ensemble, Merry TubaChristmas, the percussion ensemble, the concert choir, and t...

Mock trial practices for their competitions: Photo of the Day 12/21/16

Jack Adams does research for the defense team.

by Brandon Cooper, Reporter

December 21, 2016

On Tuesdays and Thursdays students practice in Ms. Jamie Hendi's room to prepare for the upcoming mock trial competitions. Students are divided into two sides, defense and prosecution. This year's case is similar to the Flint Michigan case, which is still under investigation today. The prosecution...

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