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Dancers showcase their moves: Photo of the Day 5/22/17

Dancers showcase their moves: Photo of the Day 5/22/17

by Emily Reed, Managing Editor
May 23, 2017
Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase, Spring 2017

Mrs. Angela Smithhisler (@Teacher_Smitty), head of the drama and dance department, had tweeted  "Don't miss the Dance Showcase this Monday at 7. The dancers have worked so hard and it's going to be a great show!" Smithhisler delivered on her promise, and the dancers and tech crew combined to create a show worth a sta...

Tango and more: Dancing with the Addams Family

by Garrett Wiehler, Editor
March 29, 2017
Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Spring 2017

On April 6th the theater department will be putting on the acclaimed musical,  Addams Family. For the past two months a cast of over 25 actors and actresses have been rehearsing after school. The musical has many moving parts including singing and acting, but it is the dancing that provides a vis...

Kelly Stouffer dances to her own beat

Kelly Stouffer dances to her own beat

by Beau Cameron, Editor
February 24, 2017
Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Showcase, Spring 2017

Not everyone has what it takes to make it in the competitive arts community. However, at only 15, sophomore Kelly Stouffer is modeling, dancing, and planning her future career in electronics. Stouffer has been dancing for almost 11 years with the Cheryl O’Hara Dance Elite, specializing in ballet,...

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

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

by Beau Cameron, Managing Editor
February 3, 2017
Filed under Photo of the Day

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. "They had to choreograph at least two minutes in any style or get extra credit for doing the enti...

Advanced Dance prepares for a heroic show: Photo of the Day 5/18/16

Advanced Dance prepares for a heroic show: Photo of the Day 5/18/16

by Grant Kastel, Reporter
May 18, 2016
Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

On May 17, Mr. Julian Lazarus's Advanced Dance class was leaping, turning, rolling and plieing in prep for its final dance showcase, which will be held Friday, May 20th. This year's theme is " A Hero's Journey." During the first half of the show, the class will be performing twelve dances that represent...

Class of 2016: Senior poms dance their way towards a diploma

Class of 2016: Senior poms dance their way towards a diploma

by Alyse Montgomery, Reporter
May 16, 2016
Filed under Class of 2016 Countdown, Showcase

Senior pom members Olivia DuBro, Lexi Duda, Rachel Femiano, Maggie Hall, Rachel Huston, Harper Lindsay, Abigail Montgomery, and Emily Rieland have made their last four years of poms one for the books. The pom and dance team has been battling school rivals Urbana and Oakdale, as well as other school...

LHSsees2020: Rachel Femiano dances her way to Towson

LHSsees2020: Rachel Femiano dances her way to Towson

by Alyssa Mattison, Editor
April 25, 2016
Filed under Senior Destinations, Showcase

Rachel Femiano, a competitive dancer for 13 years, has chosen to bring her talents to the tiger's den in the fall of 2016. “I chose Towson because it is more diverse than Linganore, and I am close enough to my family so I know I can visit them often. Also, I have been to three auditions at the...

Lancer Media YouTube: Pom and Dance heads to Division 1 state competition

Lancer Media YouTube: Pom and Dance heads to Division 1 state competition

by Abigail Montgomery, Editor
March 17, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Video

On Saturday, March 19, the Linganore Pom and Dance Team will travel to Northpoint High School to compete in the 2016 MAPDA State Championship. The 2015 State Champion dancers will be looking to defend their title and will be competing in four different categories: Short Pom, Jazz, Lyrical, and Hip ...

Mr. Linganore 2016: Matt DeMember crowned winner

Mr. Linganore 2016: Matt DeMember crowned winner

by Olivia DuBro, Editor-In-Chief
March 7, 2016
Filed under Mr. Linganore 2016, Showcase

It's up to you Linganore, Linganore Matt DeMember moved swiftly and suavely down the auditorium aisles in his Sinatra-style tux and fedora singing his rendition of New York, New York. He won over the crowd by handing out white roses and by mentioning the beloved I-70 trophy in his version of th...

Heat up Winter: SGA set to host Winter dance

Heat up Winter: SGA set to host Winter dance

by Olivia DuBro, Editor-in-Chief
February 4, 2016
Filed under Celebrating February: The Month of Love, News, Showcase

The Student Government Association is hosting a Winter dance on Saturday, February 13, 2016 from 7-10 p.m. This dance is a great way to spend your Valentine's Day weekend, whether you go with friends or a love interest. Check out the video for more information!  

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