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The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

The hill painting is the first event in the celebration of homecoming week.

Spray paint, grass and school spirit: Painting the hill for homecoming kicks off the week

by Mia Lucas, Reporter September 30, 2021

Have some spray paint?  Want a chance to make graffiti without getting in trouble?  Hill painting for homecoming is just the ticket. The hill paintings are a long time tradition, and they...

This years homecoming banners have been displayed for all to see on main street.

Diamond anniversary inspires this year’s homecoming banners

by Brayden Gregory, Editor September 28, 2021

Ending high school on a good note, senior class of 2022 took first place in the homecoming banner competition. The sophomore class of 2024 took second place and the freshman class of 2025 took third...

What comes to mind when you think of Homecoming? For the Linganore and New Market Community they think of long lasting traditions, memories and family. The Senior Class of 2022  is next to leave the Linganore nest. Waving to friends and family during their last Homecoming Parade, Ellie Breidenstein, Maeve Smarick and Emma Watkins find it all bittersweet,  I remember as a Freshmen everyone would tell us High School would fly by, I never believed them until now. Linganore will always hold a special place in my heart, itll be hard to leave the day of Graduation but I know I will always have a home here and for that Im grateful.  said Breidenstein.

Bouncing Back: Homecoming Parade unites the community after a year long break

by Madeline Hull, Editor In Chief September 27, 2021

The anticipated Homecoming week at Linganore High has finally arrived.  On September 25, bright and early, the festive red and black parade kicked off the event packed week of spirit days,...

Courtesy of Jessie Hernandez. A four-panel comic showcasing how each of the grades are doing as a result of many high school traditions and events being canceled, and just the reaction of how this year has started. The freshmen are wild and crazy, the sophomores are stuck being freshmen, the juniors are tired, and the seniors are depressed.

Four classes, one pandemic: Ongoing battle for the biggest pity party

by Jessie Hernandez and Leila Gibril March 2, 2021

Freshmen, sophomores, juniors, and seniors are all fighting for the gold medal of pity. Class presidents are trying to build school spirit, and the new school principal amidst all this has to get to know...

Molly Granger folds origami roses for teacher appreciation Valentines.

Class council applauds staff with paper rose Valentines

by Molly Granger, Guest Reporter March 1, 2021

A bouquet of red roses for Valentine’s Day can cost up to $80.  The Class Council would have paid $528 to buy one for each staff member. Instead, they created a shower of origami paper roses. Using...

Is 80 minutes too much time to be in virtual class or just enough?

Long Google Meets: Do they crush or help student learning?

by Emily Lotito, Managing Editor November 30, 2020

Burning eyes, stiff neck, and wandering attention. Eighty minutes can seem like five hours when students are in a Google Meet. While sixty minute Meets were do-able, 80 minutes is too long. Frederick...

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

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...

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

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...

Junior Katie Roach and freshman Maeve Smarick lead the future Lancers in a group discussion.

Future Lancers get a taste of high school on Move-Up Day: Photo of the Day 6/7/19

by Elizabeth Rajnik and Sierra Rossman June 7, 2019

On June 5 and 6 students from New Market Middle School (NMMS)  and Windsor Knolls Middle School (WKMS) attended the annual Move-Up day. During the Move-Up day, groups of 8th graders are given a personalized...

Moments from the first semester

One semester down, one more until summer time!

by Emily Lotito and Lindsay Toothaker January 24, 2019

Our first semester of 2018-2019 is finally done! Class of 2022 made it out alive and are heading to their second semester looking forward to learning experiences. As freshmen, they have transitioned from...

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