The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

Gelhard stands on the sidelines at Beaver Stadium, Penn States
football field, as a Penn State
Athletics Intern for Strategic

Linganore grad continues career as journalist at Penn State

by Daniel Gelhard, Reporter December 11, 2022

Matthew Gelhard’s dream of being a journalist and broadcaster started at a young age.  He watched his favorite sports team, the Washington Nationals, and admired the work of the production team of...

Josie Beezel becomes a Ram as she signs her National Letter of Intent to play Soccer at Shepherd University.

#NationalSigningDay2021: Josie Beezel signs to join Shepherd University woman’s soccer

by Matt Nyandjo and Christian Williams November 16, 2021

On November 10 , Josie Beezel signed to play soccer for the Division II Rams at Shepherd University in West Virgina.  Beezel is ranked #6 in all of Maryland and is ranked nationally at #422 at the midfield...

Ella Pritchett in her class meeting for English 101, in the FCC media center.

Lancer Spotlight 9/28/21: Big Aspirations: Junior Ella Pritchett set to graduate college two years early

by Alexa Waser and Leeda Djourshari September 28, 2021

Ella Pritchett is one of two Linganore students enrolled in the early college program. This program started in 2020 to give High School students the opportunity to earn their associates degree while in...

Like many seniors, Madeline is unsure of what decision she wants to make for her major.

What’s your “major” decision?

by Marissa DePalma and Madeline Williamson May 21, 2021

"What do you want to be when you grow up?" Ugh. The dreaded question from everyone--and I'm only 17! Knowing what we want to do for a career is a difficult choice. There are so many majors in college....

Senior Karlee Duda is trying navigate scholarship applications in her spare time.

College scholarships, a 9-5 job for seniors

by Sammie Hoefs, Editor-in-Chief April 28, 2021

As if the pandemic, graduation, and the looming summer without a job aren’t enough, every parent/senior conversation comes with a “How are we going to pay for college?” discussion.  It’s miserable. With...

Courtesy of Jessie Hernandez. Graduating seniors often have more decisions to make than where they want to go to college. Do they prioritize career choices? Their long-time companion? Both? Neither?

Senior Struggle: Can high school relationships survive college and career choices?

by Jessie Hernandez, Reporter April 22, 2021

You and your partner are celebrating three years of dating, most of your high school experience.  The honeymoon phase feels like it will last forever. You have plans to go to college together after high...

Seniors learn to navigate on their own to make the best of their senior year.

#PandemicClassof2021: Courageous seniors make the best of their final year

by Sammie Hoefs, Editor-in-Chief March 3, 2021

Seniors walk a little taller--they know the “ins and outs” of the high school.  It’s their time to be in charge--only they’re not.  Pandemic fears, rules, and virtual learning dictate much of...

Children who are affected mentally and physically by our current online school

Senioritis: It’s a 24-7 illness in the virtual learning model

by Erich Miller, Photo Editor January 12, 2021

Ten years from now, I am going to be a member of the “Covid Kids” generation--the ones who didn’t go to traditional school for nearly a year (or longer) and never made up ground after that. The...

College apartments in fall of 2019 vs college apartments in fall of 2020.

Move into an apartment or take online classes at home? College students have little choice

by Emily McNally, Managing Editor October 10, 2020

Imagine a bean bag chair, a mini fridge, LED lights, a new comforter. It’s all ready for move-in day. You can’t wait to start fall semester! Now, all the decorations are in bags under your bed, in...

New English course offers sophomores a challenge

New English course offers sophomores a challenge

by Ruby Cerny and Cullen Vogel January 28, 2020

In 2020-2021, sophomores have the option to take a new English course. The course combines both 10th and 11th grade English to be one year-long course. Though this course is open to any and all, some high...

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