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Science celebrates the holidays: Photo of the Day 12/22/19

Science celebrates the holidays: Photo of the Day 12/22/19

by Carson Buck, Editor

January 3, 2020

Science got into the Christmas spirit during lunch in Mrs. Beth Ericsson's AP Biology class on December 22. The holiday party started with students setting out treats and food from home. Students brought in brownies, cookies, and even 2 dozen Dunkin' Donuts. The party included other events such as a wh...

Lancer Media Kitchen: Candy candy cane cookies are a family favorite

Lancer Media Kitchen: Candy candy cane cookies are a family favorite

by Grace Truedson, Reporter

December 20, 2019

One of the most common traditions at the holidays is baking cookies. Chocolate chip, peanut butter, sugar, and gingerbread cookies are all baked with love and loved ones around the world during this time of year. My family loves to participate in this tradition. We always seem to bake hundreds of...

Christmas cookie exchange preserves “sweet” friendship

Christmas cookie exchange preserves “sweet” friendship

by Kendall Martin, Editor

December 20, 2019

Cookie exchanges are a century-old tradition. Family and friends bake dozens of their favorite cookies, then take them to a party and everyone exchanges the cookies they made. This month, my mom hosted a cookie party, inviting  15 people including children. Each adult brought 15 dozen of their own...

Let it Snow: You’re going to love it SNOW much

Let it Snow: You’re going to love it SNOW much

by Gabby North, Reporter

December 18, 2019

John Green is one of my favorite authors, and I have read all of his bestsellers from The Fault In Our Stars to Looking for Alaska. All of his books are teen dramas, as he writes many coming-of-age novels. So when I heard that Netflix was making a movie based on the collaborative romance novel, Let it...

Winter break: It’s not always the most wonderful time of the year

Winter break: It’s not always the most wonderful time of the year

by Elizabeth Anderson and Ashley Baker

December 18, 2019

At first glance, the holiday season might seem like a period of happiness and rest, particularly for students and teachers who have almost two weeks of winter break. But underneath lies the looming shadow of heightened stress and anxiety for students and staff  In fact, a poll conducted by the American Ps...

12/18/19: Where did Elfie take the selfie?

12/18/19: Where did Elfie take the selfie?

by Kendall Martin and Alaina Burger

December 18, 2019

Lancer Media’s friend, Elfie, is hiding somewhere in Linganore. If you can tell us where he is in the daily picture, you will be entered in a daily contest. Winners of the daily contest will be announced the next day and will receive a prize from Mrs. Rebetsky in room C207. Daily winners will be announced...

Christmas Creep: The gift that keeps on giving

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 for this phenomenon? Christmas Creep--a term coined to describe a marketing strategy where retailers rel...

Yours, Mine and Ours: Holiday traditions passed through generations

Yours, Mine and Ours: Holiday traditions passed through generations

by Caroline Hobson, Ruby Cerny, and Emily Lotito

December 17, 2019

When most people imagine a classic winter holiday, they see nativity sets, Christmas trees, and carolers. If not that, they see menorahs, driedels, and lakes. Of course, this is not the case for every family. Families constantly break  and create new traditions. There is a history behind each family...

12/17/19: Where did Elfie take the selfie?

12/17/19: Where did Elfie take the selfie?

by Delaney Cabe and Ashley Baker

December 17, 2019

Lancer Media’s friend, Elfie, is hiding somewhere in Linganore. If you can tell us where he is in the daily picture, you will be entered in a daily contest. Winners of the daily contest will be announced the next and will receive a prize from Mrs. Rebetsky in room C207. Daily winners will be announced...

Out with the old, in with the new: We need Christmas classics for our generation

Out with the old, in with the new: We need Christmas classics for our generation

by Erica Blockinger, Reporter

December 13, 2019

We all know the classic Christmas songs sung by Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, and Mariah Carey, but I think it's time for new artists to carry on the Christmas torch. I want to hear new Christmas songs as good as the classics. I've heard enough of “Jingle Bell Rock,” and “Winter Won...

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