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Modern World History class goes back to the Renaissance: Photo of the Day 9/27/18

Modern World History class goes back to the Renaissance: Photo of the Day 9/27/18

by Tabitha Moses, Reporter

September 27, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Photo of the Day, Showcase

On September 13, Mrs. Angela Smithhisler’s modern world history class did a simulation of the Catholic Church selling indulgences during the Renaissance era. In that time period, paying to be forgiven for a sin was a regular practice.   The simulation was to go up to the pope and pay him to give the...

After school tech theater meeting starts off fall season: Photo of the Day 9/22/18

After school tech theater meeting starts off fall season: Photo of the Day 9/22/18

by Cara Bond, Reporter

September 22, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Photo of the Day

On September 14, members of the stage crew for the fall play Almost, Maine met with actors in D101 for an informational meeting. At 2:30, Mrs. Angela Smithhisler, the director of the fall play, addressed the cast and crew as a whole. Smithhisler reviewed the expectations of a theater company with the s...

Almost, Maine: How the drama department chose the perfect fall play

Almost, Maine: How the drama department chose the perfect fall play

by Cara Bond, Reporter

September 20, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2018, Showcase

A sign-up sheet is posted in the halls of D101, and the thespians know that it’s time. Soon after the notice comes auditions, callbacks, tech meetings and rehearsals. The fall season of theater has begun, and it starts with the 2018 fall play Almost, Maine. Even among theater-lovers, Almost, Maine is a pro...

Auditions! It’s almost time for the Almost Maine: Photo of the day 9/13/18

Auditions! It’s almost time for the Almost Maine: Photo of the day 9/13/18

by Jacob Blue, Editor

September 13, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Photo of the Day

On September 13 auditions for the fall play took place. Almost Maine is a two act romantic comedy written by John Cariani, which deals with the relationships  between the citizens of the not so organized town, Almost. There is only one day of auditions, having young actors and actresses memorize...

Drama announces “Almost, Maine” and “Beauty and the Beast”: Photo of the day 6/11/18

Drama announces “Almost, Maine” and “Beauty and the Beast”:  Photo of the day 6/11/18

by Natalie Roth, Reporter

June 11, 2018


Filed under News

On June 10, LHS drama lovers gathered in the school's auditorium for the one of the most exciting theater events of the year: the Drama Banquet. The night started out with 31 inductions into the ITS (International Thespian Society), then moved onto the actor vs. techie games. Here, selected members from each group are pitted against each othe...

Drama Club travels to the Big Apple: Photo of the Day 4/9/18

Drama Club travels to the Big Apple: Photo of the Day 4/9/18

by Mackenzie Berry, Reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under Photo of the Day

On Saturday, April 7th, the Drama Club, accompanied by parent chaperones and Mrs. Angela Smithhisler and Mr. Damon Norko, awoke at the crack of dawn and traveled to New York City for a day trip. The group was able to witness a Broadway show, participate in a workshop with a Broadway actress and, go s...

Drama department puts on successful production of The Giver

Drama department puts on successful production of The Giver

by Emily Webb, Reporter

November 30, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2017, Showcase

On Sunday, November 19, the drama department wrapped up its production of the 2017 fall play, The Giver. With excellent casting and use of sets and lighting, the cast and crew did a wonderful job of making this classic novel's coming-of-age story become colorful. The Giver is a story that centers ...

Dance for Hope recital taps into the giving spirit: Photo of the Day 11/29/17

Dance for Hope recital taps into the giving spirit: Photo of the Day 11/29/17

by Emily Reed, Co-editor-in-chief

November 29, 2017


Filed under Photo of the Day

It was a packed house for Lily Weaver's Dance for Hope benefit dance recital on November 28th. More than 500 people attended the fundraiser, and the event raised approximately $4,000 to benefit the Weaver family. Junior Lily Weaver is battling Ewing's Sarcoma for the second time. Dance and drama teache...

Drama students theatrically celebrate Halloween at Dramapalooza

Drama students theatrically celebrate Halloween at Dramapalooza

by Renata Farrell and Kaycee Morris

November 1, 2017


Filed under News

On Friday the 13th of October, a spooky first annual FCPS Drama-Palooza workshop took place at Frederick Community College. Students who participated in any drama class at Linganore had the opportunity to attend. The first of its kind in the county, staff at FCC taught different lessons to theatre students. This included lear...

Students eagerly await The Giver’s first meeting of the year: Photo of the Day 9/23/17

Students eagerly await The Giver’s first meeting of the year: Photo of the Day 9/23/17

by Greyston Harding, Reporter

September 24, 2017


Filed under Photo of the Day

The cast and crew of The Giver held their first meeting on Friday, September 22nd. During the meeting, drama teacher Mrs. Angela Smithhisler introduced The Giver to all of the eager students. The show dates have also been announced to be from November 16th through the 19th. Rozmia Fattah, the ...

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