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12 hours at The Great Frederick Fair

12 hours at The Great Frederick Fair

by Leah Bolger and Kendall Martin

September 27, 2019

Frederick County residents are known for their rural traditions. This aspect of our community flourishes during the month of The Great Frederick Fair. There are two types of people at the fair: those who show and those who are spectators.  During the week of the 13th, students all around Fred...

Showing an animal at the Frederick Fair: Wash, dry, clip, cut…repeat

Showing an animal at the Frederick Fair: Wash, dry, clip, cut…repeat

by Peyton Johnson, Editor

September 14, 2019

For most students, the first few weeks of school are consumed with new classes, routines, friends, and teachers. For a student entering an animal in the Frederick Fair, the focus is on washing, drying, grooming, and showing.  The Great Frederick Fair opened on September 13 and the fairgrounds were ...

FFA competes in Indiana for Nationals

by Peyton Johnson, Reporter

November 13, 2018

On October 23, the Future Farmers of America (FFA) traveled to Indianapolis, Indiana for the FFA National Convention. Twenty students went to Nationals along with the advisors Mrs. Pat Beachy and Mr. Tom Hawthorne. There were over 62,000 members, ambassadors, and guests in total. The students attending natio...

45th Annual Community Show: Welty and Wolfe share FFA Ambassador honor

45th Annual Community Show: Welty and Wolfe share FFA Ambassador honor

by Cara Bond, Reporter

October 4, 2018

From September 30 to October 2, the 45th Annual Linganore New Market Community Show was held. It showcased the talents of students in agricultural production and business. The Community Show was also sponsored by the Maryland Agricultural Fair Board, the Linganore and New Market Granges, the Linganore FFA, and the 4-H clubs in...

Linganore FFA goes to states

Linganore FFA goes to states

by Peyton Johnson, Reporter

September 27, 2018

On June 25, 26, and 27 FFA members from all over Maryland came to represent their chapters. The Convention's purpose is to bring the teams that represent their chapters together and compete in different competitions to decide who from Maryland will represent the state in national competition in Octo...

Linganore FFA puts on the program for annual Friendship Dinner: Photo of the Day 4/16/18

Linganore FFA puts on the program for annual Friendship Dinner: Photo of the Day 4/16/18

by Nicole Muller, Editor

April 17, 2018

On Monday, April 16th, the Linganore Future Farmers of America (FFA) Chapter visited the Linganore Grange at the annual Friendship Dinner. The Grange, officially known as “The National Grange of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry,” is a national organization that encourages families to join together to promote...

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