The Lance

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...

Lancer Media REMOVED: What would our lives be like #ScreenFree?

Ethan Butehorn walks through the halls staring at his phone, unaware of what's going on around him.

by Matthew Gelhard and Bailey Spore

May 1, 2019

When you walk around the halls, what do you notice? For the most part we are zombies with our heads down, although phones are making many tasks easier for us, we are becoming much less social. How many times a day do you think you pick up your phone? Odds are you’re probably reading this on you...

What happens when you mix competitive cheer and high school cheer? You get the super team

Linganore Varsity cheer competes at a recent competition.

by Julie Walker and Kat Taylor

January 24, 2019

Recently, there has been an increasing number of cheerleaders competing on both high school level teams and competitive teams, causing a new level of rivalry in the world of high school cheer. The question is, what skills do competitive cheerleaders bring to the table that someone wouldn't achieve on...

Student by day, Rockstar by night: Pare plans concert to kick off new album

Nicholas Pare performs on January 11 in the auditorium.

by Lily Weaver and Catie Jo Tansey

January 7, 2019

 Junior Nicholas Paré has his hard rock debut album, Memory, set to release on January 11.  He has been busy selling t-shirts and posting flyers to prepare for the upcoming release. Memory consists of eight tracks and one instrumental bonus track. The album has been in the works for the past ...

Glance behind The Lance: Setting up the classroom

Emily Reed, Beau Cameron, Catie Jo Tansey, Lily Weaver, and Mrs. Natalie Rebetsky pose while recording the podcast.

by Lily Weaver and Catie Jo Tansey

December 18, 2018

The first episode of the Linganore High School Journalism podcast series, ¨A Glance Behind the Lance¨, stars journalism Co-Editors-In-Chief, Emily Reed and Beau Cameron, as well as Advisor, Natalie Rebetsky. This episode is focused on how the nationally distinguished high school paper, The Lance, ...

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

The National English Honor Society inducts new members.

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...

It’s a three-peat! Lancer Media earns the SNO Distinguished Site

Spring 2018 semester journalism class poses exuding pride and joy.

by Bridget Murphy, Co-Editor-in-Chief

April 19, 2018

The Lance has done it again. They have proven their excellence for the third year in a row by winning SNO Distinguished Site. Student Newspapers Online has sponsored The Lance website since 2013. As of April 16, The Lance is one of only 14 websites to be awarded recognition this year. There are six badges that ea...

Sheehy, Toccalino & Tansey prepare with Twisters for cheer World Championship

The Maryland Twisters F5 mid-routine.

by Catie Jo Tansey, Reporter

February 21, 2018

We all love a good curse right? You may be familiar with some of the famous curses including, King Tut's curse, saying that whoever opens his tomb shall die, The Bermuda Triangle Curse: any traveler crossing through the Bermuda Triangle will go missing. A newer curse, The Madden Curse, states that t...

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