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The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

Freshman Bailey Franks signs Academic Bowl to show support for the FCPS ASL Academic Bowl Team.

FCPS ASL Academic Team qualifies for Eastern Regionals at Kentucky School for the Deaf

by Jenna Fountain, Reporter December 9, 2022

As Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) continues to grow, the expansion of new events and activities to be inclusive of all students continues. This includes the creation of the American Sign Language...

Landon Jones is seen sitting in the school hallway solving a Rubiks cube, which is how he spends much of his downtime at school.

Students square off at competitive Rubik’s cube solving

by Izabella Manning and Nicholas Killaway November 7, 2022

“I got a world record, oh my god!” These were the words of Keaton Ellis at the 2015 River Hill Fall competition. This was the moment in the competition in which he achieved the world record in speed...

High school volunteers help elementary students create community show crafts utilizing a variety of materials such as glue sticks, templated paper, and crayons.

The 48th annual Linganore community show shows up previous years

by Izabella Manning, Reporter October 13, 2022

On October 12, Linganore held its 48th annual community show. Different creations from students and staff were displayed in the gym. Animals for a mini petting zoo were brought in, hay bail rides were...

Junior Cassandra Nti creates an outline on the junior class painting with white spray paint.

Annual hill painting sparks school spirit for homecoming week

by Mia Lucas, Editor-in-Chief October 9, 2022

The annual homecoming hill painting competition at Linganore High School is one of the most anticipated traditions of the school year. This year, the homecoming festivities were halted after the remains...

The Linganore Lancer Marching Band performs their 2022 program, Día de los Muertos.

Lancer Spotlight 9/27/22: Lancer Marching Band scores second at first band competition of the season

by Mia Lucas, Editor-in-Chief September 27, 2022

On September 24, the Linganore High School Lancer Marching Band attended their first competition. The competition took place at Severna Park High School and was put on by the Maryland Marching Band Association...

Squabble: the Battle Royale of Wordle

Squabble: the Battle Royale of Wordle

by Brayden Gregory, Editor-in-Chief March 22, 2022

A competitive person's dream. Squabble takesWwordle and puts a fast-paced twist on the game play. The previously super popular game format Battle Royale is inter connected with Squabble. Players are...

A sport you never heard of? The hottest graduation gift is a spikeball set

by Julian Rodriguez and Zachary Tilmont April 26, 2021

Spikeball has been a very popular spring/summer outdoor game. For those who aren’t familiar with the game, it is a 4-person game that consists of a net and a small ball. The opposing team is set up on...

Jack Maerten wants to make his competition Jealous Guys in the 2020 Mr. Linganore competition

Jack Maerten wants to make his competition “Jealous Guys” in the 2020 Mr. Linganore competition

by Maya Apau and Kayla Beam February 25, 2020

Here Comes the Sun as Jack Maerten portrays John Lennon in the 2020 Mr. Linganore competition.  Maerten chose to portray Lennon for very humble and heartfelt reasons. “We were supposed to choose...

Kelly Stouffer, Kelsey Ward, and Marlee Steig perform to for the dance class.

Dance class shimmies and shakes through a new semester: Photo of the Day 2/3/17

by Beau Cameron, Managing Editor February 3, 2017

For the intermediate and advanced dance classes, Mrs. Angela Smithhisler posed a challenge inspired by So You Think You Can Dance?: "I gave them a mystery iPod with a mystery song on it," said Smithhisler....

Three Linganore Teams participated in the Maryland FFA Spring Competition on April 2, 2016.

Two Linganore teams advance to National FFA competitions

by Alyssa Mattison, Editor April 20, 2016

Three teams participated in the Future Farmers of America (FFA) Spring Judging competition on Saturday, April 2. Linganore placed second in the Nursery and Landscape and Food Science events and third in...

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