The Lance

#LanceroftheWeek: Myah Davies goes to great heights to claim the State Champion title in pole vaulting

#LanceroftheWeek: Myah Davies goes to great heights to claim the State Champion title in pole vaulting

by Sammie Hoefs, Reporter

August 27, 2018


Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Showcase, Spring 2018

Myah Davies, sophomore, is a part of the Linganore girls soccer and the spring track and field team. She participates in pole vaulting, 4x100 relay, 100 meter dash, long jump, and triple jump. When heading into states she was nervous because she knew the competition was high, but she won the State...

Senior Countdown 2018: Pom and Dance Team seniors dance their way through 6 more days

Senior Countdown 2018: Pom and Dance Team seniors dance their way through 6 more days

by Kelsey Ward, Editor

May 15, 2018


Filed under Senior Countdown 2018, Showcase

There are just six more days left for the six seniors from the Pom and Dance Team. Mary Taylor, Katie Constantine, and Kelsey Ward have been on the team all four years of high school. Ani Boghossian-James and Sarah Hall were on the team for two years. Rosie Tilmont was a first-year member this year. Bo...

Dance students perform at All-County Dance Showcase: Photo of the day 5/2/18

Dance students perform at All-County Dance Showcase: Photo of the day 5/2/18

by Kelsey Ward, Editor

May 2, 2018


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

On May 5, 2018, the dance class performed at the annual All-County Dance Showcase at Thomas Johnson High School. The Urbana Dance Program, TJ Dance Program and the Academy for Fine Arts all performed at the showcase for a total of 12 dances. Our dancers performed four dances, each one choreographed...

Top 10 indoor track runners this season

Top 10 indoor track runners this season

by Emily Webb and Rachel Hall

January 24, 2018


Filed under Fall 2017, Showcase, Sports

It's just running. . . Running is a physically, technically, and mentally tasking sport and it takes athletes months to build the stamina and speed required for competition.  The track team is strong, but here are some standouts this indoor season. Ani Boghossian-James:  55 Meter dash, 55 Meter hurdles, 4x200 Meter relay ...

Indoor track team victorious at Terry Baker Invitational: Photo of the Day 12/10/17

Indoor track team victorious at Terry Baker Invitational: Photo of the Day 12/10/17

by Emily Webb, Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under Fall 2017, Photo of the Day

On December 9, the boy's and girl's indoor track team competed at the Terry Baker Invitational at Hagerstown Community College.  The boy's team came in first place overall, and the girl's team placed tenth. This meet was the first of the indoor track season and had athletes competing from 19 differe...

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...

AACC hosts guest speaker, Grace Hewitson: Photo of the Day 11/15/17

AACC hosts guest speaker, Grace Hewitson: Photo of the Day 11/15/17

by Devin Barge, Editor

November 15, 2017


Filed under Fall 2017, Photo of the Day

The African American Culture Club (@lhsAACC) hosted guest speaker Grace Hewitson who is a recent graduate of the Class of 2017. Hewitson recently participated in the Miss Maryland Teen USA pageant 2017. During her pageant's interview she was asked, "What does everybody need?" She responded, "I think that ev...

French Honor Society serves crepes at first event: Photo of the Day 10/5/17

French Honor Society serves crepes at first event: Photo of the Day 10/5/17

by Allyson Duda, Reporter

October 5, 2017


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

After school on October 4, 2017, the French Honor Society (FHS) had its first event of the year. Members made crepes to bond with each other and to engage in French activities. “Every year the French Honor Society members tell me that they love making crepes because they enjoy the relaxed atmo...

Dancers showcase their moves: Photo of the Day 5/22/17

Dancers showcase their moves: Photo of the Day 5/22/17

by Emily Reed, Managing Editor

May 23, 2017


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase, Spring 2017

Mrs. Angela Smithhisler (@Teacher_Smitty), head of the drama and dance department, had tweeted  "Don't miss the Dance Showcase this Monday at 7. The dancers have worked so hard and it's going to be a great show!" Smithhisler delivered on her promise, and the dancers and tech crew combined to create a show worth a sta...

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