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Lily Weaver Perseverance Award: Lancer Media creates recognition in memoriam

Lily Weaver shares a laugh with a student at Prom 2019.

by Ethan Hart and Lilly Hart

January 24, 2020

We at The Lance are deeply saddened by the news of former Managing Editor Lily Weaver’s passing on December 20, 2019. As a member of Lancer Media from 2016 to 2019, Weaver was an integral part of making The Lance a Student Newspaper Online (SNO) Distinguished Site for four consecutive years. To memorial...

Dungeons and Dragons: The nerdy 80’s hobby is now a modern sensation

All you need to play D&D is 6 multi-sided dice, some friends, and a fun imagination.

by Thomas French and Matthew Strahlman

November 15, 2019

 “Okay. There are three goblins about 15 feet in front of you. Everybody, roll for initiative.” This scenario is familiar to D&D players and fans of Stranger Things as well. “Dungeons and Dragons” is an incredibly immersive role-playing game created in 1972 by Gary Gygax, and is still widely playe...

How do we cure the reading allergy?

On the left, a teenager happily reading a book. On the right, a teenager expressionless staring at the screen of her smart phone.

by Ruby Cerny, Reporter

November 6, 2019

Almost everywhere you go, the eyes of children, teens, and even adults are glued to the screens of their smartphones. Nowadays, cellphones are often used as a form of entertainment, where is reading daily for pure enjoyment in a teen’s life? Who takes time to read a book? An American Time Use study from 2...

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

The Lancer Media team celebrates their fourth consecutive year being a SNO Distinguished Site.

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,...

Ashley Nash’s Top 10 Lancer Moments of 2018

Ashley Nash's Top 10 Lancer Moments of 2018

by Ashley Nash, Reporter

December 20, 2018

Here's a year of Lancer greatness in review.  I couldn't include every great moment, but I tried to get one for each month. February 4 : The wrestling team made it to the dual meet  regional championship for the first time in school history. They faced Tuscarora High School and lost. However, t...

Rachel McCoy’s Lancers of 2018

Top 10 lancers of 2018.

by Rachel McCoy, Reporter

December 19, 2018

We are proud of every Lancer's accomplishments.  The Lance reviewed our biggest stories of 2018 and is highlighting some individual achievements. These students showed Lancer pride though everything they did in 2018. Bridget Murphy- Best of SNO winner Her Best of SNO article propelled her into her coll...

This is IT, the horror triumph of the year

This is IT, the horror triumph of the year

by Nicholas Stephan, Reporter

September 15, 2017

The 2017 adaptation of Stephen King’s classic blood-soaked thriller novel It hit theaters on September 8th, its opening day box office record, devouring even Deadpool’s for an R-rated movie. As a young child, I was always fascinated by book’s like King’s. It follows seven kids in the Losers Club as they try and thwart an evil clown-sha...

On the Way to 50K: Discover the author inside yourself during NaNoWriMo

On the Way to 50K: Discover the author inside yourself during NaNoWriMo

by Elizabeth Anderson, Reporter

October 29, 2016

    It's been lurking in the shadows for nearly a year, ready to pounce on the first of November. . . NaNoWriMo. Don't worry, it's not a terrible monster--this is National Novel Writing Month, called NaNoWriMo for short and sometimes NaNo for shorter. It's an annual event, hoste...

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