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The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

Distinguished Graduates 2021: Science awardee Dr. Poulin credits early internship with success

Dr. Remington Poulin, a 2007 graduate, received the 2021 Distinguished Graduate award for science. Dr. Poulin is currently a research assistant professor and the Director of Spectroscopy Facilities at...

Linganores girls varisty stand with the teachers they appreciate.

Lancer Spotlight 10/12/21: Linganore’s girl’s varsity team appreciates their teachers and pull out the win

by Sophia Hopkins, Reporter October 14, 2021

On October 12, girls varsity soccer team played against South Hagerstown. During the halftime break, each team player highlighted a teacher that they appreciate. The team picked teachers from elementary,...

Promise Green, winner of What Social Justice Is To Me? FCTA making her mark in the FCPS community.

Social Justice 101: Green hopes for better future through winning poem

by Maya Apau, Editor-in-Chief May 14, 2021

“As we rise from the trenches. As we build our own bridges. As we strive with unimaginable ambition. There will be no more social injustice for me,” said poet Promise Green. Social Injustice...

Showing the doom and gloom of AP classes and what all students feel at times.

AP courses + pandemic virtual school = Advanced learning still preferred approach

by Caroline Hobson, Editor April 25, 2021

What does the buildup of AP courses plus the stress of a pandemic do to a teen? For many, they are stuck learning advanced, confusing subjects with little help at home and are still expected to take full...

These green stickers are across the whole school, making sure that students are socially distanced.

Sanitization and Separation: A day in the life of an in-person hybrid student

by Jason Byrd and Nikki Golemboski March 5, 2021

A student ritualistically checks the loops of their double-layered, CDC-approved face mask once more before slinging their backpack over their shoulder. They douse their hands in sanitizer, the burning...

The virtual ceremony included a slide showing each student who was recognized.

Lancer Spotlight: Maya Apau recognized with FCPS MLK award

by Lexli Nicholas, Reporter January 21, 2021

For the past 31 years, FCPS has been holding the “Annual MLK Celebration.” The celebration was put in place to recognize kind, courageous and caring students. One student from each school in the county...

In her trademark tie dyed outfits, Ericsson tackles life with enthusiasm.

Lancer Spotlight: From croquet to #1 band fan, Ericsson brings her joy to the classroom

by Madeline Hull and Caroline Hobson December 9, 2020

How do you manage being the tournament director for Capital Croquet, African American Culture Club advisor and teaching biology all while staying virtual? No idea, ask superstar teacher Beth Ericsson.  From...

Cindy Hanlon welcomes the community to the 2020-2021 school year.

Lancer Spotlight: Principal Cindy Hanlon tackles hybrid leadership

by Ashlyn Martin and Caroline Hobson September 30, 2020

Principal Cindy Hanlon visits Google Meets and says hello to students. She greets all with a smile, while learning the names and faces. It’s not the same as  the reliable image of the principal in a...

Minority students at LHS explained that they deal with these negative experiences on a daily basis.

Still I Rise: African American Culture Club teaches lessons about racism to staff

by Maya Apau, Editor May 11, 2020

**This is Part I of a series of stories featuring the African American experience in a suburban Maryland high school. As African American students in a predominantly Caucasian school, there are multitude...

16-year-olds arent ready to vote.

Why we should not lower the voting age

by Alex Dembeck, Reporter November 19, 2018

Would allowing teens to vote at 16 have changed the midterm elections? Probably. After students began to use their voice in light of tragedies, such as the Parkland shooting, many politicians have acknowledged...

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