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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 2016, 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!  

Class of 2019–People you need to know: Mr. Julian Lazarus, drama

Class of 2019–People you need to know:  Mr. Julian Lazarus, drama

by Olivia DuBro and Abigail Montgomery

June 9, 2015


Filed under Video, Welcome Class of 2019!

The Lance interviewed Mr. Lazarus-- often referred to as Laz-- as part of the 54 Questions feature. He is the head of the drama and dance department. He is the adviser for both the National Theatre and National Dance honor societies. In addition,  Lazarus is the Film Studies teacher and the adviser of...

LHS Pom and Dance Team wins State Champion titles: Photo of the Day 3/21/15

LHS Pom and Dance Team wins State Champion titles: Photo of the Day 3/21/15

by Olivia DuBro, Reporter

March 23, 2015


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

The Linganore Pom and Dance team traveled to the Towson SECU Arena Saturday, March 21 for the MAPDA State Dance Competition. Though they placed first for each dance at every competition prior to States, the team faced stiff competition. Opponents included those from neighboring schools such as Urba...

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