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The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

The Accelerated English 10/11 class meets during third block. English teacher Mary Troxel is looking for enthusiastic students to fill the seats.

Lancer Spotlight 02/01/24: What underrated course should you take next year?

by Lily Hanson and Abigail Warren February 2, 2024

There are so many options for electives at Linganore High School (LHS), but which ones are the best?  Most departments at Linganore have under enrolled classes, many of which consist of upper-level...

A teacher runs into a website they normally use that has been blocked.

FCPS’ frequent website blocks harm students and teachers

by Eddie Slavin, Reporter June 2, 2023

At one point or another, every student has run into an issue with content being blocked by FCPS, it could be a YouTube video, a website, or images from google searches. Something much more rare than...

Harvey Zorbaugh answers a question asked by a Linganore student during his visit on February 24.

Lancer Spotlight 2/28/22: Harvey Zorbaugh speaks about when he marched with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Alabama

by Eddie Slavin, Reporter March 2, 2023

From Tuesday Feb. 21 to Thursday Feb. 23, the Linganore High School (LHS) social studies department, with the help of Rho Kappa and the African-American Culture Club showed segments of the movie “Selma”...

Newly-hired spokesperson Maya Rudolph proudly displays the new Ma&Yas candy packaging.

M&Ms to Ma&Yas: Mars rebrands their rainbow-coated, crunchy candy

by Izabella Manning, Editor-in-Chief February 27, 2023

On Jan. 23, M&Ms forever altered the history of their company with a single tweet. In this tweet, Mars Inc. reported an “indefinite pause” on the spokescandies and announced they would be replaced...

Daniela Gerardi, Taylor Gepes Carroll and Sophia Hopkins teach a student about the war in Ukraine.

Hope and heritage: Global Issues class makes connections with Ukraine

by Ruby Cerny, Editor April 29, 2022

Living in Frederick County, a suburban county in Maryland, I know virtually no one with any type of similar background as me.   My grandparents on my dad’s side are immigrants from Eastern Europe;...

Linganores girls varisty stand with the teachers they appreciate.

Lancer Spotlight 10/12/21: Linganore’s girl’s varsity team appreciates their teachers and pull out the win

by Sophia Hopkins, Reporter October 14, 2021

On October 12, girls varsity soccer team played against South Hagerstown. During the halftime break, each team player highlighted a teacher that they appreciate. The team picked teachers from elementary,...

In African American history month colors, we ask ourselves, Why not?

It’s about time: African American history course in the works for FCPS

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor April 9, 2021

FCPS has established the importance of diversity by promoting multicultural lessons for all grades K-12 and by creating a partnership with AARCH (African American Resource Cultural Heritage Society). Now,...

Womens History Month leads to celebrate all the amazing sheros.

March Women’s History Month: Who is your #shero

by Sammie Hoefs, Editor-in-Chief March 24, 2021

March is Womens History Month, first established by President Jimmy Carter in the 1970's, celebrates women's contributions to our United States.  Who are the women who inspire us? Who are your...

A picture of Mr. Hornbeck teaching his class on 9/11 at Linganore High School.

Lancer Spotlight: Hornbeck makes history fun despite virtual learning challenges

by Audrey Kilgore, Reporter March 22, 2021

During one of Mr. Darren Hornbeck’s first virtual Modern World History classes Semester 2, he held a scavenger hunt competition despite the challenging learning conditions. The student who could find...

With many schools transitioning to a virtual platform, interns not only have to learn how to be a teacher, but also how to work the technology to do so.

Lancer Spotlight: Jones overcomes the struggles of learning how to teach during virtual learning

by Sierra Rossman, Editor-in-Chief January 5, 2021

Becoming a teacher is a dream for many students across the nation, but how do you learn how to teach virtually? Internships have been the source of anxiety for many students because of the restrictions...

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