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Homecoming 2019: Bow tradition untied at pep rally

Homecoming 2019: Bow tradition untied at pep rally

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

Lancers spray paint their school spirit on hill

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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

To the U.S. Military, thank you

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...

Lancer of the Week: Dana Kullgren

Lancer of the Week: Dana Kullgren

by Bridget Murphy, Editor

December 13, 2016

Class of 2020 member, Dana Kullgren, is a Lancer who deserves to be recognized. Kullgren is involved in the Gay Straight Alliance and the Harry Potter Alliance. In Harry Potter Alliance, Dana is a proud member of Ravenclaw. Good friend, Elizabeth Anderson, said, "Some people may see her as 'nerdy' b...

High school vs. Middle school: Was the transition as bad as everyone says?

High school vs. Middle school: Was the transition as bad as everyone says?

by Taylor Holmes and Grace Gaydosh

October 20, 2016

Looming lockers, intimidating bullies, big and scary buildings. When you’re in 8th grade, high school seems like a terrifying experience. High school and middle school are very different. With all of the fun high school has to offer, there are also a lot of responsibilities. The transition, while traumatic...

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