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The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

Blackboard is the program used for dual enrollment classes, which is the same learning management system used by colleges and differs from Schoology, the system utilized by FCPS.

Dual enrollment classes: helping students get ahead or leaving them behind?

by Abby Childers, Sports Editor May 30, 2023

In the last couple years, a new program for students has emerged in high schools across the U.S. called Dual Enrollment. This is a program that allows high school students to work toward a high school...

Molly Granger signs her National Letter of Intent to be apart of the Towson University poms team.

#NationalSigningDay2023: Molly Granger signs to poms team at Towson University

by Abby Childers, Sports Editor May 19, 2023

On May 10, Molly Granger signed her National Letter of Intent to Towson University, where she will be a part of the poms team.  Granger has been participating in poms for three years. This past year--her...

Seniors feel over-stressed and unmotivated as the end of the year approaches.

Is there truly an ‘epidemic’ of senioritis: students experiencing burnout feel misrepresented by the term

by Alexa Waser, Editor In-Chief April 25, 2023

As graduation day gets closer and closer, senior students are starting to lose their motivation to keep up good grades and attendance in class. Senioritis has largely been perceived as an excuse to...

Netflixs new password sharing policy is upsetting many and could lead to the company losing subscriptions.

Netflix’s new password-sharing policy could take TV from millions

by Izabella Manning, Editor-in-Chief April 24, 2023

Six years ago Netflix tweeted, “Love is sharing a password.” Apparently, the streaming service has since changed their mind on what love truly is. In February, Netflix released a new password...

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...

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