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Spring journalism class holds Paper Plate Award ceremony

Spring journalism class holds Paper Plate Award ceremony

by Leah Bolger and Keifer Spore

June 6, 2019

On May 20, the members of the spring 2019 journalism class participated in a celebratory ceremony called the Paper Plates Award.  This event honors each individual student's talents and is a good way to close out the seniors' last day and their recent achievement of a Best of SNO Distinguished Site....

Student Voices gives students a voice in the midst of redistricting

Student Voices gives students a voice in the midst of redistricting

by Emily Webb, Managing Editor

April 3, 2019

With redistricting on the horizon, many students and families are emotional about the change and stuck in their vision of what makes their school better. However, the Student Voices program has helped me to see that there is no “best” high school. We share so many bests. The program, led by Er...

Lancer Media Madness 2019: Round 1

by Braden Weinel, Editor

March 20, 2019

Here's how the competitors see their advantages. Braden Weinel Braden selected the University of North Carolina to be this year's National Champions. He selected UNC because the coach, Roy Williams is an experienced tournament coach, leading the Tar Heels for 16 years, and he knows how to gui...

Lancer Media Madness: May the best Journalist win

Lancer Media Madness: May the best Journalist win

by Braden Weinel, Editor

March 20, 2019

March is upon us, which can only mean one thing… basketball, basketball, and more basketball. Seven journalism students are competing to see who is the best at predicting this year’s Division 1 Men's College Basketball national tournament, or as most people know it, March Madness: Jacob Bolger, Ma...

Journalism holds the first annual Paper Plate Awards: Photo of the Day 1/25/19

Journalism holds the first annual Paper Plate Awards: Photo of the Day 1/25/19

by Ethan Hart, Managing Editor

January 25, 2019

On January 24, the staff of The Lance held their first annual Paper Plate Awards. The awards ceremony was held during second and third period for each journalism class. Journalism students gave each other decorated paper plates with an award on each plate. The first year journalism students made the J...

Students gain a better understanding of Holocaust victims

Students gain a better understanding of Holocaust victims

by William Quansah, Reporter

January 18, 2019

From January 14-18,  students had the opportunity to view an exhibit on Main Street that displayed the stories of Jewish children who were victims of the Holocaust. Professor Fred Emil Katz of Towson University set up this exhibit called "Vergissmeinnisht," meaning Forget-Me-Not. Katz was a survivor...

National Honor Society inducts 70 new members: Photo of the Day 11/14/2018

National Honor Society inducts 70 new members: Photo of the Day 11/14/2018

by Haley Enders, Reporter

November 14, 2018

The National Honor Society Induction Ceremony took place on November 13. The hallway was crowded with inductees at around 6:30 p.m., lined up and ready to get their pictures taken on the main staircase. The ceremony began with an opening message from Mrs. Durann Ecalono, co-adviser for NHS. The NHS o...

National English Honor Society inducts 71 new members: Photo of the Day 11/07/18

National English Honor Society inducts 71 new members: Photo of the Day 11/07/18

by Emily Webb, Editor

November 8, 2018

On November 7, 2018, the National English Honor Society held their annual evening induction. An unusually large group, 71 new members, were inducted.  The ceremony began with opening remarks from the advisor, Natalie Rebetsky. Then, officers were confirmed in their positions and given time to talk about...

Journalism class shows off for Urbana/Central Office visitors

Journalism class shows off for Urbana/Central Office visitors

by Josh Tidd, Reporter

October 31, 2018

Urbana High School has a new journalism teacher, Mrs. Kristin Johnson.  October 30, she visited Lancer Media to learn more about setting up her new class. She was accompanied by Mrs. Phyllis Younkins who is a teacher specialist for professional learning. Johnson came in to learn about how Lancer Media...

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