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Barret breaks boundaries: Board member speaks about her journey

Barret breaks boundaries: Board member speaks about her journey

by Caroline Hobson and Gabby North

November 4, 2019

Frederick County Board of Education member Liz Barret came PREP to talk to the students about relationships, unexpected mentors, and how the people that came into her life helped her become the woman that she is today. The main points that she touched on throughout her presentation included not fitt...

Homecoming 2019: Bow tradition untied at pep rally

Homecoming 2019: Bow tradition untied at pep rally

by Jacob Blue, Managing editor

October 7, 2019

The final day of homecoming spirit week is “Red, Black, and Bow Day.” Students earn spirit points by wearing red and black colors, and can earn extra points for every bow that they wear. For most, a bow or two might suffice, but the senior class, knows that the "bow dress" brings home the spirit sti...

Senior Countdown 2019: NEHS officers plan their future ac’cord’ingly with 21 days left

Senior Countdown 2019: NEHS officers plan their future ac’cord’ingly with 21 days left

by Jacob Bolger, Editor-in-Chief

April 23, 2019

April 23, 2019, marks the 21st day left for members of the Class of 2019. Although there is still one month of high school left, summer is approaching quickly. National English Honor Society officers are preparing to distribute cords to graduating members, as well as pass on their leadership duties...

Students stay silent to break the silence: Photo of the Day 4/20/19

Students stay silent to break the silence: Photo of the Day 4/20/19

by Emily Watson, Reporter

April 20, 2019

On April 17, students participated in the Day of Silence. The Day of Silence is a student-led protest against bullying and harassment of students in the LGBTQ community and their supporters. LGBTQ stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning students. From the first bell of the day t...

It’s a four-peat! Lancer Media becomes a SNO Distinguished Site once again

It’s a four-peat! Lancer Media becomes a SNO Distinguished Site once again

by Julie Walker, Managing Editor

April 8, 2019

For the last four years, The Lancer Media team has earned the distinction of being a SNO Distinguished site. SNO is a student newspaper site that publishes stories written by high school and college journalists all over the country. Badges required to earn include Excellence in Writing, Multimedia,...

Price takes the cake with his magical Houdini display

Price takes the cake with his magical Houdini display

by Jacob Bolger, Julie Walker, and Tommy French

March 19, 2019

On March 7, the 12 Mr. Linganore contestants became bakers in their annual cake decorating competition, which took place in the cafeteria during first lunch shift. Each contestant's cake was themed after a specific character, and the cafeteria staff acted as the judges. Contestants Alex Ismael, ...

Gelhard wins sweetheart letter contest with message to stray dog

Gelhard wins sweetheart letter contest with message to stray dog

by Alexis Fowler, Editor

March 19, 2019

On March 7, the twelve Mr. Linganore contestants and their assistants competed in multiple contests to prove who is best suited for the role of Mr. Linganore. The contestants' letters were judged on creativity, originality, appearance, and sweetheart appeal.   This year's contestants wrote to loved ones,...

Crew of Beauty and the Beast work on stage pieces and tech : Photo of the Day 3/11/19

Crew of Beauty and the Beast work on stage pieces and tech : Photo of the Day 3/11/19

by Madeline Hull, Reporter

March 11, 2019

On March 8 the crew of the spring musical, Beauty and the Beast worked specifically on tech and building props before the big performances in April.  For months the cast and crew have been working non stop to ensure a perfect performance. Auditions started in December and since then, rehearsal has...

Beau Cameron hopes to overpower the competition as Captain America

Beau Cameron hopes to overpower the competition as Captain America

by Emily Webb and Emily Watson

March 1, 2019

Beau Cameron is one of 12 contestants competing for the Mr. Linganore 2019 title. In honor of this year’s theme, A Night of Firsts, Cameron will be portraying Captain America, the first Avenger. Cameron’s interpretation of his character has a fresh angle. “I chose my character not becaus...

Learning merengue challenges Mr. Linganore contestants

Learning merengue challenges Mr. Linganore contestants

by Madeline Hull, Reporter

February 28, 2019

On February 25, the contestants of Mr. Linganore attended their second  dance rehearsal before the contest on March 9. Several dance rehearsals were snowed out, so the couples have been scrambling to perfect the merengue and learn the finale “It’s Raining Men” dance. "Although we had one...

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