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

Covid summer part 2: Everyone gets out of town

Covid summer part 2: Everyone gets out of town

by Brynne McKinney, Reporter June 15, 2021

Although it’s nice people are finally able to go places again, gas prices, car rentals and airline tickets are all skyrocketing in price. Since there is a high demand for traveling, airlines, hotels,...

Grover Report:  How will COVID ruin yet another sport--college basketball

Grover Report: How will COVID ruin yet another sport–college basketball

by Collin Grover, Reporter January 26, 2021

This has been an awful year for many players, and 2021 may be similar. COVID ravaged many teams and players in college basketball. Teams have been forced to forfeit games; players have been forced to sit...

The year of waiting...

The terrible weight of waiting: Will this hybrid plan fix anything?

by Emily McNally, Managing Editor January 26, 2021

The coronavirus first broke out in March of 2020. Now, it’s almost a year later in 2021 and cases are skyrocketing. Even with a vaccine approaching, thousands of people test positive every single day.  And...

Book Review: As Bright as Heaven reminds readers history is repeating itself

Book Review: “As Bright as Heaven” reminds readers history is repeating itself

by Mackenzie Berry, Editor January 25, 2021

In 2018, author Susan Meissner released a fictional story about a small family that comes face to face with the Spanish Flu in 1918. Unbeknownst to her, the story would become relevant in 2020 readers'...

Students talk with infectious disease and coronavirus expert Dr. James Lawler on the facts and fiction of coronavirus.

High school students vs coronavirus expert: What are the myths? What are the facts?

by Madeline Hull and Caroline Hobson January 14, 2021

When the deadly spread of a virus comes to mind, many think of nursing homes, hospitals, and people over the age of 70 being the ones responsible for the recent spikes in cases. But what if experts and...

Nicole Knight, Kendra Knight, Kelsey Bowen, and Elise Olszanowski,  stand outside of Smooch to show how they are staying safe!

Smooch Studio keeps customers safe through pandemic

by Gillian Humphreys and Cameron Pattison January 4, 2021

Social distancing, capacity restrictions, and financial struggles have wiped out many small businesses since the beginning of the pandemic. The ones remaining struggle to stay on their feet.  Larger...

Madeline Hull sitting at her school desk from home, thinking about the dangers of going back to school.

Open Letter to FCPS: Pressure to open schools foolish in pandemic

by Madeline Hull, Managing Editor January 4, 2021

Dear Frederick County Board of Education and Superintendent Dr. Alban: I am a junior in high school, not a professional in health care, but I could give you some reasons why going back to school in...

The Electoral College, give the vote back to the people.

Undemocratic, Outdated, Useless: The Electoral College must go

by Emily McNally, Managing Editor November 26, 2020

If you are old enough to vote in the presidential election, you probably think that you’re voting for the president directly. Heads up: the people don’t elect the president: it’s the Electoral College...

Snow days are school days in our future educational world.

A smaller, kinder future for education: 5 ways school will change forever

by Collin Grover, Reporter November 5, 2020

Everyone expects to "return to normal" at school after there's a vaccine and the dangers of the pandemic are past.  Consider this.  Virtual school has permanently changed the way we learn, especially...

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