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The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

Give The Student Member of the Board voting rights

Give The Student Member of the Board voting rights

by Marissa DePalma, Editor-in-chief February 7, 2022

On January 6, Frederick County Public Schools opened  voting for Student Member of the Board (SMOB). There were five candidates: Bella Amell, Hannah Morin, Michael Olson, Lucas Tessarollo, and Brady...

SMOB candidate Hannah Morin visited each high school in Frederick County to give a small speech through her Instagram when the election opened January 6.

Hannah Morin runs her SMOB campaign on learning, mental health, environmental education, testing

by Madeline Hull, Editor In Chief January 21, 2022

Junior Hannah Morin is running for Student Member of the Board (SMOB) for Frederick County Public Schools. If elected Morin will attend Board of Education meetings and express student concerns. Each student...

5 year old Emily McNally plays in the snow on her day off.

New protocol for snow days leaves me to watch my childhood flurry away

by Emily McNally, Managing Editor December 18, 2020

I remember the excitement of waking up to see schools are closed because of the snow. And I remember trying to add luck to canceling school the night before.  December Forecast: Chance of snow, ice...

Is 80 minutes too much time to be in virtual class or just enough?

Long Google Meets: Do they crush or help student learning?

by Emily Lotito, Managing Editor November 30, 2020

Burning eyes, stiff neck, and wandering attention. Eighty minutes can seem like five hours when students are in a Google Meet. While sixty minute Meets were do-able, 80 minutes is too long. Frederick...

A third option is necessary when selecting gender on school-related forms.

An Open Letter to FCPS: The necessity of adding a non-binary option on school-related forms

by Beau Cameron, Co-Editor-in-Chief January 22, 2019

Dear FCPS: In 2019, the District of Columbia’s public school system will apply a third gender marker on their enrollment forms, allowing students to select “non-binary” rather than male or female...

News for October 18

by Lancer Media October 18, 2018

Both JV and Varsity volleyball will play tonight at home against William sport! JV is at 6 and Varsity is at 7! Make sure you come out to show support for the girls' teams. If you are interested in...

News for October 17

by Lancer Media October 18, 2018

If you can't make it to the girls' varsity volleyball game tomorrow, go check out the NFHS live stream broadcast. If you want to be involved in important school policy decisions for all of Frederick...

News for November 9, 2017

by Lancer Media November 9, 2017

Are you interested in taking part in the creation of Frederick County Public School policies? It’s time to nominate the Student Member of the Board of Education. All you have to do is log on to the link...

Bridget Murphy works on college applications and homework at the same time.

Give us a break! Seniors beg for a weekend off from homework

by Bridget Murphy, Opinions and Layout Design Editor October 27, 2017

This is my open letter to the Board of Education.  I'll send it as soon as I finish my college applications. In mid-October, I read in The Washington Post that senior students in the Washington, D.C....

A symbol of hope is raised by Nick DeSalvio above a sea of trans-rights ralliers.

Trans rights are human rights: A rally at the BOE for trans protection in schools

by Beau Cameron , Managing Editor March 10, 2017

On March 8th, hundreds of students, teachers, and parents gathered outside the Board of Education for the first Frederick Transgender rights rally. Organized by James Vankuilenburg, transgender male and...

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