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The student news site of Linganore High School

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Lancer Spotlight: Angela Smithhisler wears many hats in the virtual teaching era

by Joshua Todd and Erica Blockinger January 23, 2021

During this school year, Angela Smithhisler has accepted the challenge of teaching AS2 for the social studies department, and Intro to Theatre for the VPA department in the fall. In the spring, she...

5th Grade Band playing Hanukkah oh Hanukkah conducted by Mr.Berry.

Future Lancers perform 5th grade winter concert: Photo of the Day 12/18/19

by Evan Gobien, Reporter December 18, 2019

On December 18, Linganore High School hosted the combined Elementary 5th Grade Winter Concert. The concert consisted of 5th grade students from Twin Ridge, Liberty, New Market, and Deer Crossing Elementary...

Senior David Kominars sings for his callback.

Actors feel like “Kings Of New York” at Newsies callbacks: Photo of the day 12/10/19

by Gabby North, Reporter December 11, 2019

On December 9, callbacks were held for drama’s spring musical Newsies! The competition was fierce, with over 30 students called back for various lead roles, the largest callback it has been in years.  After...

The Concert band prepares to play.

Carols welcomed in the winter season at Holiday Concert: Photo of the Day 12/11/19

by Jacob Blue, Managing editor December 11, 2019

On December 10, family and friends came to the auditorium to get into the Christmas spirit and watch the 2019 Holiday Concert. The concert had music from the guitar ensemble, Merry Tuba Christmas, concert...

Andrew Nash, Matt Molineau, Richard Zhang, Evan Schalon, Mallory Safsten, Alex Pare, Erin Doyle, Charles Quansah, Olivia Weinel, Daniel Roberson, and Allie Hudson pose in front of the stage during symphonic band practice

Class of 2018 Countdown: Band seniors strike final chords in last nine days of school

by Elizabeth Anderson, Editor May 10, 2018

With only nine days left until they're out of high school for good, band seniors are busy finishing benchmark projects, completing final performances, and saying farewell to close friends. After years...

Seniors Ronin Tecle, Allie Hudson, Alanah Follis, Alexander Tran, Carolyn Payne, Lily Tate, Kayli Wenttang, and Josh Watson pose on stage.

Class of 2018: Orchestra seniors leave a lasting note with 21 days to graduation

by Elizabeth Anderson, Editor April 24, 2018

Orchestra seniors are making the most of their last 21 days by working hard to practice music for their spring concert. There are two different ensembles--string orchestra and full orchestra. String...

Marching band anticipates step-off in their front parking lot practice.

Marching band prepares for a magical trip to Walt Disney World: Photo of the Day 3/14/2018

by Elizabeth Anderson, Editor March 14, 2018

On March 13, the marching band and color guard were marching around the LHS front parking lot with cold fingers and colder instruments, practicing their parade music. Some were in shorts, perhaps wishful...

What is orchestra? What are chairs? What is the purpose of the conductor? Read to find out.

Move over marching band: orchestra brings classical music to the stage

by Lauren Hall and Emily Kelly January 22, 2018

Linganore is famously known for its marching band, but orchestra is often overlooked. Here's the inside scoop on what orchestra actually is, how it differs from band, and why students love it. Mr. Dye,...

Concert Choir performs Carol of the Bells with Linganore alumni and New Market Middle School students.

Performing arts department hosts their annual holiday concert

by Yesenia Montenegro and Lauren Hall December 18, 2017

On December 7, the performing arts department had their annual holiday concert. The concert was conducted by Damon Dye and Kevin Lloyd. The 2017 Holiday Concert included six ensemble groups: the string...

Sarah Maerten, playing Alice Beineke, sings her solo in her song Waiting.

One (Not So) Normal Night: singing in the Addams Family

by Garrett Wiehler, Editor April 7, 2017

The weekend of April 7, 8 and 9,  the theater department is putting on the acclaimed musical,  Addams Family. The musical has many moving parts including dancing and acting, but it is the singing that...

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