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Students stay silent to break the silence: Photo of the Day 4/20/19

Beau Cameron, Katie Lehman, Shelby Tkacik, and Jill Kolesar, among others participated in the Day of the Silence at Linganore High School.

by Emily Watson, Reporter

April 20, 2019

On April 17, students participated in the Day of Silence. The Day of Silence is a student-led protest against bullying and harassment of students in the LGBTQ community and their supporters. LGBTQ stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning students. From the first bell of the day t...

News for April 17

by Lancer Media

April 17, 2019

--Poem Video-- The National Honor Society is having a basket raffle to raise funds for the Patty Pollatos Fund. The baskets are located on main street in the glass display case under the stairs. Tickets will be on sale before school on main street and after school in Mrs. Ecalono's room C121. Tickets...

Students support LGBT rights with Day of Silence

Students support LGBT rights with Day of Silence

by Tymira Davis, Reporter

May 1, 2018

The Day Of Silence is when students from any school take a day-long vow that they will be silent  from bell to bell. It was started when a student from the University of Wyoming, Matthew Shepard, was brutally beaten and murdered for being gay. There are many stories like this one where people cannot share their sexuality an...

LGBTQ+ community and supporters represent those who are silenced: Photo of the Day 4/15/2016

Sophomore Abby Maloid, shows off her rainbow makeup.

by Hannah Haught, Editor

April 15, 2016

This year on The International Day of Silence, a day dedicated to those who's voices are quelled due to their gender identity or sexual orientation, 41 students vowed to stay silent for the entire school day. The point of the day is for these participating students to represent how others in the LGBTQ+...

LGBT+ students and supporters protest with silence: Photo of the Day 4/17/2015

Students (From left to right) Erica Houck, Gracie Williams, and Rozmia Fattah stay silent for the national Day of Silence

by Hannah Haught, Reporter

April 17, 2015

The Day of Silence is a national day of recognition in which students stay silent for the day to call attention to the silence that members of the LGBT+ community endure due to their sexual orientation or gender identity. The Day of Silence started at the University of Virginia in 1996 and since th...

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