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Life on Pause: We settle into a routine during COVID-19

8:00 a.m.: Dana Kullgren uses her garage to work on a project for her art class during the stay-at-home order.

by Dana Kullgren and Lancer Media Staff

May 3, 2020

While all Americans are searching for coping strategies to handle boredom, stress, anxiety, and fear, teens are also managing to study and participate in learning.  Labled "Continuity of Instruction," Frederick County Public Schools expects students and teachers to continue to complete meaningful lessons....

Strahlman wins first place in the local NEHS Common Reader Scholarship: Photo of the Day 3/16/20

The winners and their families take a photo to celebrate the students' achievements.

by Grace Blundin, Reporter

March 17, 2020

On March 13, 2020, senior Matthew Strahman was awarded the NEHS Common Reader Scholarship. Last year, he won the scholarship as a junior ,and this yea he entered as a senior. In addition to a certificate, Strahlman received $300, funded by the county NEHS chapters. Seniors Dana Kullgren and Catherine Amereihn...

Academic team prepares for final competition: Photo of the Day 2/19/20

Dana Kullgren, Gerald Fattah, Charlotte Moore, and Abigail Parker confer on their next answer.

by Gillian Humphreys, Reporter

February 19, 2020

In 1927, Charles Lindbergh made the first nonstop solo transatlantic flight from New York City to Paris, what was the name of his plane? In 1926, US Route 66 was created and it ran between which two cities? In 1925, Richard G Drew invented Scotch Tape when working for what company? If you answered The Spir...

AP French students get passionate about French culture with Passion Projects: Photo of the Day 6/4/19

AP French students work on a

by Emily Webb and Alexis Fowler

June 5, 2019

AP French is channeling their end-of-year post AP test/summer excitement into the Passion Project. This assignment encourages students to learn about something they're interested in, while still learning and exploring French culture. The Passion Project focuses on three main topics: products, prac...

Underclassmen recognized for their academic achievements: Photo of the Day 5/29/19

Underclassmen received academic awards.

by Ashley Baker, Reporter

May 29, 2019

On May 28 the underclassmen were recognized for their achievements throughout the year. In the Class of 2022, students were recognized for maintaining a 4.0 GPA. The Class of 2021  worked to keep their 4.0 GPA and received academic letters Mr. Jeremy Brown SGA Adviser, organized the event with the help of the...

Barbagallo, Eklund and Kullgren appear in “It’s Academic” competition: Photo of the Day 5/8/19

Dana Kullgren, Gunnar Eklund, and Dominic Barbagallo compete on  television show

by Alexis Fowler, Editor

May 8, 2019

On April 27,  It's Academic aired the pre-recorded episode with Linganore winning in the secound round of the year-long tournament.The world's longest running tv quiz show features Maryland high schools competing against each other.  In this episode, Gunnar Eklund, Dana Kullgren, and Dominic Barbagallo...

Future leaders hone skills at leadership training workshop

Student leaders work on a group activity in one of the workshops.

by Emily Webb, Managing Editor

May 6, 2019

On May 2, dozens of student leaders from various clubs and organizations around the school convened at the FCPS Staff Development Center in Walkersville for a leadership training seminar. The seminar was designed to teach valuable skills to the upcoming leaders for the 2019-20 school year. Student leader...

National English Honor Society members decorate windows for National Poetry Month: Photo of the Day 4/2/19

National English Honor Society members write poetry on the cafeteria windows.

by Alexis Fowler, Editor

April 2, 2019

"The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why." - Mark Twain On April 1, students from the National English Honor Society used their creative poetry skills to decorate the school's cafeteria windows, organized by officer Jacob Bolger.  The idea was to ...

Mu Alpha Theta and National English Honor Society celebrate Pi Day: Photo of the Day 3/14/19

Madely Kahler, Dana Kullgren, Catherine Amereihn, Angelique Fink, and Nicole Stonestreet present their pi lines

by Yesenia Montenegro, Editor

March 18, 2019

On March 14, Mu Alpha Theta celebrated Pi Day with the help of the National English Honor Society. Members of both honor societies spent time after school making Pi Day crafts. There were about 20 to 25 people in attendance. Students used grid paper to make “pi” lines (skylines) out of the digits of...

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