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Talking tech with the Addams Family

Talking tech with the Addams Family

by Garrett Wiehler, Editor
April 6, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment

While the singers, dancers and actors have been working hard to put the story of the Addams Family together for the 12 weeks 40 technical team members have been working hard on making the show look good. From makeup and costumes to lighting and sound, the tech department has been working behind the ...

Learning and leading in the Addams Family

Learning and leading in the Addams Family

by Garrett Wiehler, Editor
April 6, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

On April 6th the theater department will be putting on the acclaimed musical,  Addams Family. In charge of a cast of 25  actors has been Mrs. Angela Smithhisler, Mr. Damon Norko and student-director Samantha Buntman. Buntman has been involved in the theater department for three years. This is h...

Tango and more: Dancing with the Addams Family

by Garrett Wiehler, Editor
March 29, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Spring 2017

On April 6th the theater department will be putting on the acclaimed musical,  Addams Family. For the past two months a cast of over 25 actors and actresses have been rehearsing after school. The musical has many moving parts including singing and acting, but it is the dancing that provides a vis...

Dance class choreographs Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You”: Photo of the Day 3/27/17

Dance class choreographs Ed Sheeran’s “Shape of You”: Photo of the Day 3/27/17

by Lourdes Jack, Reporter
March 27, 2017
Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

Sweeping the nation by dance storm, Ed Sheeran's new song "Shape of You" has become the new national dance complication.  From professional studios to high school dance classes, dancers everywhere are coming up with new groovy moves to go along with the song. Linganore's dance class is no excepti...

A look inside the Adamms Family: Show will open April 7

A look inside the Adamms Family: Show will open April 7

by Garrett Wiehler, Editor
March 27, 2017
Filed under News, Spring 2017, Uncategorized

On April 6th the theater department will be putting on The Addams Family. One of the most popular high school productions, for the past two months a cast of over 25 actors and actresses have been rehearsing after school.  The Addams Family will open on April 6th at 7:00 PM. See Lucas, Wednesday ...

Dance class shimmies and shakes through a new semester: Photo of the Day 2/3/17

Dance class shimmies and shakes through a new semester: Photo of the Day 2/3/17

by Beau Cameron, Managing Editor
February 3, 2017
Filed under Photo of the Day

For the intermediate and advanced dance classes, Mrs. Angela Smithhisler posed a challenge inspired by So You Think You Can Dance?: "I gave them a mystery iPod with a mystery song on it," said Smithhisler. "They had to choreograph at least two minutes in any style or get extra credit for doing the enti...

Macy Armagost performs her heart out on the stage

Macy Armagost performs her heart out on the stage

by Emma Wynkoop, Reporter
January 20, 2017
Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Showcase, Spring 2017

What do Ariel, Louisa Von Trapp, and Tessie Hutchison have in common? They've all  been brought to life by sophomore Macy Armagost. Macy has been in eight local shows so far, and has taken several years of vocal lessons. She's performed with a local community theatre, Spotlight Musical Theatre as well as Linganore s...

The Nightmare Zone: Drama’s fall production gives audiences thrills and chills

The Nightmare Zone: Drama’s fall production gives audiences thrills and chills

by Emma Wynkoop, Reporter
October 20, 2016
Filed under Features

Instead of one fall play, the drama department this year will be producing three short one-act shows, each running about  half an hour. These one-acts include The Lottery, Mind Games, and The Actor's Nightmare. Each show has a creepy and frightening theme to it, giving inspiration to the night's...

Welcome to LHS: Smithhisler’s Tomorrowland is today’s drama department

Welcome to LHS: Smithhisler’s Tomorrowland is today’s drama department

by Emma Wynkoop and Tory Spruill
August 31, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Welcome New Staff

Drama and dance are two skills added to Mrs. Angela Smithhisler's "history record." Smithhisler returns to Linganore for her first full year of teaching both history and the fine arts. In the 2015-16 school year, she taught history classes in the spring semester and will continue for the first sem...

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