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Seniors acknowledged for accomplishments at Senior Salute: Photo of the Day 6/1/19

Seniors acknowledged for accomplishments at Senior Salute: Photo of the Day 6/1/19

by Madeline Hull and Emily Watson

June 1, 2019

On May 28, the class of 2019 was recognized for their achievements at the annual Senior Salute. The graduation band set the mood with “Patriots on Parade” and “Pomp and Circumstance.” The band was then followed by Class of 2019 president Shay Arneson who welcomed to the audience. Ryan ...

Senior Countdown 2019: Band seniors make music for 9 more days

Senior Countdown 2019: Band seniors make music for 9 more days

by Emily Watson, Reporter

May 9, 2019

With the last performances of concert season complete, band seniors are counting down 9 more days until the end of their senior year. Throughout their four years of high school, these seniors participated in trips to Disney and New York City, along with competitions and football games. Second semester...

Homecoming 2018: Traditional banner making spikes up competition

Homecoming 2018: Traditional banner making spikes up competition

by Grace Gaydosh, Kendall Martin, Carson Buck, Dana Kullgren, and Julie Walker

October 5, 2018

Banner making is one of the many traditions at Linganore during homecoming week. It allows class members to work together to make the first statement of Homecoming 2018 on Main Street. This year's spirit week theme was "Looking forward and remembering the past." The Class of 2021 placed first with...

Homecoming 2018: Sophomores win annual hill painting with “groovy” theme

Homecoming 2018: Sophomores win annual hill painting with “groovy” theme

by Maya Apau, Erich Miller, Tabitha Moses, and Emily Webb

October 4, 2018

There are many homecoming traditions unique to Linganore, one being the hill painting. On September 30, the hill leading down to the stadium was divided into four different sections and each class was given a part to spray paint with their interpretation of this year's homecoming theme -- "Looking Fo...

Juniors practice interview skills with community volunteers: Photo of the Day 11/14/17

Juniors practice interview skills with community volunteers: Photo of the Day 11/14/17

by Adam Cooper, Reporter

November 16, 2017

On November 14, sharply dressed students waited nervously outside in the cafeteria for their number to be called.  Then they approached business strangers and began to pitch their best features in a mock interview. Junior interviews are a way for the the junior class to gain experience on how to pr...

Welcome Class of 2021: How to PREP in high school

Welcome Class of 2021:  How to PREP in high school

by Beau Cameron, Managing Editor

May 31, 2017

Welcome Class of 2021:  In the fall of 2016, Linganore introduced a preparatory period, or PREP (Preparation, Resource, Enrichment, Practice). In simplest terms, PREP is a daily study hall. Students have thirty minutes between periods two and three to work on homework, class assignments, or other work....

Flutist Katsumoto, more than a melody

Flutist Katsumoto, more than a melody

by Emily Reed, Editor

March 3, 2017

Since fourth grade, Erika Katsumoto has been playing the flute. Six years later, she is still pursuing her passion. She is a part of Linganore's concert band and second semester symphonic band. Outside of school, she is involved in the woodwind ensemble at Hood College, Frederick Youth Flute Choir, and All-County band. "She has earned first chair in All-County Band as a fresh...

Kelly Stouffer dances to her own beat

Kelly Stouffer dances to her own beat

by Beau Cameron, Editor

February 24, 2017

Not everyone has what it takes to make it in the competitive arts community. However, at only 15, sophomore Kelly Stouffer is modeling, dancing, and planning her future career in electronics. Stouffer has been dancing for almost 11 years with the Cheryl O’Hara Dance Elite, specializing in ballet,...

PREP assemblies introduce electives and Chromebooks: Photo of the Day 1/25/17

PREP assemblies introduce electives and Chromebooks: Photo of the Day 1/25/17

by Beau Cameron, Managing Editor

January 25, 2017

On January 25th, the Class of 2019 filed into the auditorium for an assembly discussing Chromebooks, scheduling, and registration for classes for junior and senior years.  This was part of the series of registration assemblies on January 24, 25, and 26, one for each grade level. One purpose of the...

Class of 2020: Everything you need to know about government

Class of 2020: Everything you need to know about government

by Alyse Montgomery, Reporter

June 7, 2016

Freshman year marks the beginning of students having a bigger voice in school and having more freedom to be independent.  Many of these freedoms are made possible by our government.  With these new freedoms being introduced to students and students voyaging into the real world in the near future,...

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