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Lancer Spirit: Community celebrates seniors despite quarantine uncertainty

Efren Montenegro displays a Class of 2020 sign to celebrate his daughter Yesenia Montenegro.

by Yesenia Montenegro, Dana Kullgren, and Emily McNally

April 21, 2020

Actor John Krasinski hosted a virtual prom for the Class of 2020 on Saturday, April 18. For the many seniors who may not be able to experience a traditional prom this year, this event was a reminder that there are still ways to celebrate this final year of high school (even if they aren’t exactly li...

What to wear: Red or Black? Both!

Don't fix if it isn't broken. Students want red and black graduation gowns.

by Ashley Martin, Managing Editor

November 5, 2019

The senior class has already begun to count down to the big day they can say goodbye to high school forever. They will march into Knott Arena in two long rows of alternating red and black. Except LHS is not going to match the class attire of years past.  Unfortunately, this year our school is joining...

Homecoming 2019: Bow tradition untied at pep rally

Senior bow dress recipient Laria Seyfried performs with the band.

by Jacob Blue, Managing editor

October 7, 2019

The final day of homecoming spirit week is “Red, Black, and Bow Day.” Students earn spirit points by wearing red and black colors, and can earn extra points for every bow that they wear. For most, a bow or two might suffice, but the senior class, knows that the "bow dress" brings home the spirit sti...

Lancers spray paint their school spirit on hill

Kyle Bedard, Clare Beiter, and Taylor Ferguson work on the  Class of 2020 hill design.

by Emily Webb, Editor-In-Chief

October 3, 2019

For many, a sunny 90-degree day in September would be cue to stay inside next to the nearest AC unit. For the Lancers, it means a sweaty sunburned afternoon of fun spray painting the grass hill leading down to the stadium.  Homecoming week is filled with tradition, spirit, and comradery. On September 29,...

No place like home: New Market parade features themed floats and more

The Class of 2021 members show off their school spirit by decorating their float for the parade.

by Alexis Fowler and Jessica Young

September 30, 2019

On September 28, Linganore held their infamous homecoming parade. The parade featured floats, the homecoming court, Student Government Class Councils, the marching band and supporters from the community! The parade included floats created by the class councils of 2020, 2021, 2022 and the student gov...

Junior class makes “dreamy” prom decorations: Photo of the Day 3/13/19

Taylor Ferguson, Meghan Mong-Kerwin, Alexis Fowler, and Paula Larson work on centerpieces for prom.

by Emily Webb, Managing Editor

March 13, 2019

On March 12, members of the junior class gathered to make decorations for prom, which is just two months away on May 11 at the Clarion Inn in Frederick. This year’s prom theme is “Once Upon A Dream.” The goal for the decorations is to emulate the elegant, crystal ball feeling of Cinderella’s ca...

Homecoming 2018: Traditional banner making spikes up competition

The winning banner hangs from the railing on Main Street.

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

The class of 2022 surrounds their hill painting

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...

Computer science breaks it down to basics: Photo of the Day 9/7/18

Computer science breaks it down to basics: Photo of the Day 9/7/18

by Beau Cameron, Co-Editor in Chief

September 7, 2018

On September 6, Mrs. Leanne Elsemore's computer science class broke apart and rebuilt computers to better acquaint themselves with the inner working of their class's focus. The task was to remove the RAM, power supply, DVD, and hard drive from the computer and successfully reassemble the device to working...

To the U.S. Military, thank you

2nd Lieutenant, Andrew Schiller (2013 LHS graduate,) during his training.

by Bridget Murphy, Opinions and Layout Design Editor

October 25, 2017

The duty of every military personnel is to protect and preserve the freedom of fellow Americans. They are "on the job 24/7" and have to "be professional every hour and day" of their lives. People in our community and throughout America devote their lives to keeping our country safe. Even as s...

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