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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

Hanlon holds the school doors open for students in the mornings.

School Principal’s Day 2021: Hanlon marks first year leading LHS

by Nikki Golemboski and Alex Dembeck May 19, 2021

The click of Principal Cindy Hanlon’s heels as she confidently moves through the hallways is becoming a familiar and identifiable sound to teachers and students, as they get to know her better beyond...

Lancer Spotlight: Miller & Heister ‘post’ a better year for the Class of 2021

Lancer Spotlight: Miller & Heister ‘post’ a better year for the Class of 2021

by Maya Apau and Madeline Williamson March 22, 2021

No senior year, no prom, a limited graduation. The pandemic is putting a damper on the Class of 2021’s plan but Senior Counsel members, Morgan Miller (President) and Carolina Heister still are finding...

Student members of Linganore’s Spanish Honor Society enjoy each other’s company as they engage in discussion during one of their monthly virtual meetings.

Reaching for the (virtual) stars: Linganore honor societies continue to thrive in pandemic

by Alex Dembeck and Nikki Golemboski March 22, 2021

How do you keep honor societies active in a virtual world? Hybrid = everything is harder. Advisors and officers were puzzled over this in the National English Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, Rho...

Evidence of online shopping is the number of brown boxes consumers are collecting and recycling.

Online Shopping: Necessity . . .or therapy?

by Jessica Young, Editor October 28, 2020

Have you ever bought something because you loved the advertisement? Maybe you saw the colorful Old Navy jeans commercial and thought you NEEDED to have them to feel bright, cheerful and able to conquer...

Sammie Hoefs using her blue light glasses while working on her school work.

Four eyes make you look smart: Be smart with blue light glasses

by Sammie Hoefs, Lindsey Blum, and Brian Blum January 24, 2020

Remember your first pair of glasses, the ones you didn't wear in school because you were so embarrassed?  Your mom said, "They make you look so smart."   But you didn't want to be smart.  You didn't...

Advisor Ms. Mary Troxel and Carolina Heister pose with a roll tribe jean jacket.

New fashion club plans Instagram, fashion show and local speakers

by Rachel McCoy and Carolina Heister January 23, 2020

Do you love to contemplate every shade of prom dresses?  Are you obsessed with the latest Jimmie Choos?  Do you spend a lot of time figuring out what to wear to school?  If so, join the Fashion Club. Class...

Is Christmas Creep really all that bad? Or is it just a way to spread joy during hard times?

Christmas Creep: The gift that keeps on giving

by Emily Webb, Editor-in-Chief December 17, 2019

Happy Hallow--Merry Christmas!  The end of October usually means spooky decorations and crowded stores, but lately, it signals the start of tinsel, wreaths, and annoying Christmas jingles. The name...

Ashley Nash cries over the stresses of school and everyday life. She is not alone--all girls cry.  And it is normal!

Crybabies: Everyone does it. Let loose and cry

by Rachel McCoy, Editor October 21, 2019

“I cry because I hold stress inside of me and then when it gets too overwhelming, I have to release it some way.” -- Junior Carolina Heister.  “The level of stress sports puts on my mental health...

Junior Katie Roach and freshman Maeve Smarick lead the future Lancers in a group discussion.

Future Lancers get a taste of high school on Move-Up Day: Photo of the Day 6/7/19

by Elizabeth Rajnik and Sierra Rossman June 7, 2019

On June 5 and 6 students from New Market Middle School (NMMS)  and Windsor Knolls Middle School (WKMS) attended the annual Move-Up day. During the Move-Up day, groups of 8th graders are given a personalized...

Coach Matthew Gelhard steps in as a umpire for a scrimmage.

Want to be a better athlete? Try coaching

by Matthew Gelhard, Editor April 25, 2018

Behind anyone that has ever played a sport, there was a coach to build their fundamental skills. These coaches become mentors and are big parts of a player's life, both during and after the season. They...

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