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The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

Grace Fryer (Mary Bailey), Kathryn Schaub (Maggie Glassman, and Irene Rudolph (Malia Smaha) sit at their work bench unaware of the future that awaits them.

Lancer Spotlight 11/16/21: Radium Girls glows as fall play debuts

by Sophia Hopkins, Reporter November 22, 2021

On November 11  - 14, The drama department presented Radium Girls, starring Mary Bailey, Maggie Glassman and Malia Smaha as factory workers who are poisoned by their work with the radioactive element,...

Julia Hersch (playing Arthur Roeder) and Joseph Looper (playing Dr. Von Sochocky) taking center stage while performing a scene from the first act of Radium Girls.

Lancer Spotlight 10/26/21: Radium Girls lights up the stage

by Audrey Kilgore, Editor October 26, 2021

In 1898, radium was discovered by Marie and Pierre Curie. Soon, the luminescent substance became known for its green glow and miraculous "health benefits," like curing cancer, consumption and tuberculosis. Who...

The March Family gathering together to read a letter from their father, who is at war.

Little Women: What this modern woman learned by joining the March family

by Audrey Kilgore, Reporter June 14, 2021

At just 15, Louis May Alcott vowed she would one day be famous after realizing the poverty of her family. At Orchard House in Concord, Massachusetts, she and her family lacked money but were rich in connections,...

In African American history month colors, we ask ourselves, Why not?

It’s about time: African American history course in the works for FCPS

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor April 9, 2021

FCPS has established the importance of diversity by promoting multicultural lessons for all grades K-12 and by creating a partnership with AARCH (African American Resource Cultural Heritage Society). Now,...

Emma Davis directs the cast of Little Women during their after-school practice.

Lancer Spotlight: The show must go on–Emma Davis student director for Little Women

by Sarah Webb, Reporter March 22, 2021

“Let’s get this show on the road!” Emma Davis, the student director of the spring musical, Little Women, has had to adapt to the strict Covid limitations that have impacted the production process....

A picture of Mr. Hornbeck teaching his class on 9/11 at Linganore High School.

Lancer Spotlight: Hornbeck makes history fun despite virtual learning challenges

by Audrey Kilgore, Reporter March 22, 2021

During one of Mr. Darren Hornbeck’s first virtual Modern World History classes Semester 2, he held a scavenger hunt competition despite the challenging learning conditions. The student who could find...

Angela Smithhisler works hard on the Weekly Announcements.

Lancer Spotlight: Angela Smithhisler wears many hats in the virtual teaching era

by Joshua Todd and Erica Blockinger January 23, 2021

During this school year, Angela Smithhisler has accepted the challenge of teaching AS2 for the social studies department, and Intro to Theatre for the VPA department in the fall. In the spring, she...

Drama Debrief: The excitement and glitches of tackling a *virtual* fall play

by Mackenzie Berry, Editor December 8, 2020

Linganore Drama needed no help desk in their fall production of Help Desk, a play in 13 short virtual vignettes. The creative team for the show gathered to discuss the joys and challenges of experiencing...

Rehearsals dont look the same, but the passion for theater has never been stronger.

Help Desk: Drama department flexes acting muscles with virtual play

by Mackenzie Berry, Editor November 5, 2020

“Unless you’re a booth techie, don’t touch your mic pack!”  “You should never be in the catwalks messing with lighting unless you have been given specific permission.” “You have to...

Ricky Guariglia works on the filming set for the Lancer Weekly Announcements.

Lancer Spotlight: The many faces of Ricky G

by Mackenzie Berry, Editor October 2, 2020

Poll of the Week:  Who recognizes Ricky G?  (a) Of course!  (b) Is that the guy? . . . (c) Never heard of him. The answer is A. On the Lancer Media announcements in the past three years, students...

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