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Hard work pays off: Poms ready to dance

Hard work pays off: Poms ready to dance

by Madeline Williamson, Editor April 9, 2021

Before the poms season was put on pause, the team had already held tryouts and created a routine.  Riley Johnston said, “We had a small group tryout. It wasn’t anything like we have done in the...

Poms has entered the field and is beginning to start their halftime dance. The Marching Band gets their time to shine and play the national anthem.

We’re Back! Band and poms return for short season

by Nicholas Condrasky and Madeline Williamson April 9, 2021

The smell of fresh salty pretzels, hearing students yell with pride at the top of their lungs and the feeling of unity is a part of what makes “Friday Night Lights” so special. But what is missing...

Seniors learn to navigate on their own to make the best of their senior year.

#PandemicClassof2021: Courageous seniors make the best of their final year

“When I was your age, I lived through a pandemic.”
by Sammie Hoefs, Editor-in-Chief March 3, 2021

Seniors walk a little taller--they know the “ins and outs” of the high school.  It’s their time to be in charge--only they’re not.  Pandemic fears, rules, and virtual learning dictate much of...

Jessica McDonald works at her desk at school

Lancer Spotlight: Jessica McDonald–Tuscarora Titan in the PAST, Lancer Counselor in the PRESENT

"She has the talent to guide students to discover their talents" - Kay Wilson
by Emily McNally and Lexli Nicholas October 29, 2020

Jessica McDonald, new chairperson of the Student Services department was happy to see faces after joining a Google Meet and meeting some of her new students.  Due to the virtual environment, it's much...

Student Government attends the Maryland Association of Student Council's Fall Leadership Conference.

SGA learns more about leadership: Photo of the Day 11/25/19

by Ashley Nash, Editor November 25, 2019

On November 23, student leaders from all around the state traveled to Perry Hall High School for the Maryland Association of Student Councils Fall Leadership Conference. The theme for this conference,...

All NHS members, officers, and advisers pose for a picture for the yearbook on the steps on Main Street.

National Honor Society inducts 65 new members: Photo of the Day 11/22/19

by Grace Gaydosh, Editor-In-Chief November 23, 2019

On November 21, National Honor Society held their induction ceremony in the auditorium. Sixty-five juniors and seniors were inducted into the society.  In NHS, students are not only doing well in the...

Ashley Nash and Taylor Mitcham are judged on their turns by captains Lizzie Hall, Maddy Spisso, and Avé James.

Pom and Dance team twirls in excitement for upcoming competition season: Photo of the Day 11/11/19

by Leah Bolger, Editor November 11, 2019

As football season comes to a close, the Pom and Dance team is just getting started.  On Thursday November 7, the members of the team participated in tryouts for their  competition season.  The...

TikTok is an iOS and Android social media video app for creating and sharing short lip-sync, comedy, and talent videos.

TikTok: 60 second videos taking over our brains

by Rachel McCoy and Ashley Nash September 25, 2019

Do you see people watching videos on their phones laughing uncontrollably?  Do you see random people doing weird dances in public?  Have you noticed people only know about 15 seconds of a song?  If...

Underclassmen received academic awards.

Underclassmen recognized for their academic achievements: Photo of the Day 5/29/19

by Ashley Baker, Reporter May 29, 2019

On May 28 the underclassmen were recognized for their achievements throughout the year. In the Class of 2022, students were recognized for maintaining a 4.0 GPA. The Class of 2021  worked to keep their...

Dancers incorporated props to make their dances fun and exciting.

Dance students perform at the dance showcase: Photo of the Day 5/21/19

by Lindsey Russo, Editor May 21, 2019

On May 20, dance students held their annual showcase. The theme was "Louder than Words." All of the dances were choreographed by the student choreographers who are in intermediate and advanced classes....

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