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Boys and girls tennis lose to North Hagerstown: Photo of the Day 4/18/19

Boys and girls tennis lose to North Hagerstown: Photo of the Day 4/18/19

by Bailey Spore, Editor

April 23, 2019


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase, Spring 2019

April 17, the tennis team faced North Hagerstown. Although they took team loses, the girls team didn't go down without a fight. The girls fell just short of winning, taking 2 matches, to North Hagerstown's 3. Olivia Hiltke and Alexa Wetrogan both won their singles matches, with Hiltke winning with...

Students and staff “Bleed for the Throne” in Spring 2019 blood drive: Photo of the Day 4/19/19

Students and staff “Bleed for the Throne” in Spring 2019 blood drive: Photo of the Day 4/19/19

by Sierra Rossman, Reporter

April 19, 2019


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

On April 16, the bi-annual blood drive was held in the auxiliary gym. From 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., staff and students donated blood to the American Red Cross in hopes of helping those in need. Those who donated received a “Bleed for the Throne” poster, inspired by HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” a...

The science of scared: What makes us afraid?

The science of scared: What makes us afraid?

by Sammie Hoefs, Editor

October 20, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Features

Do you get scared easily? Are you afraid of the dark? Do you hate horror movies? Do haunted houses freak you out? Halloween, the scariest holiday, brings some people joy and, in some cases, tears. It seems kind of odd that people would enjoy being scared, but studies show it is our bodies' natural r...

Screen Time: Will iOS 12 really limit our phone obsession?

Screen Time: Will iOS 12 really limit our phone obsession?

by Rachel McCoy, Reporter

October 17, 2018


Filed under Best of SNO, Fall 2018, Features, Showcase

Let’s face reality.  You are on your phone for hours every day, but do you know exactly how many hours? On September 17, Apple released IOS 12, which is a software update that is available to download on newer Apple devices. This update includes a new feature called Screen Time. Screen Time tracks the time a perso...

Homecoming 2018: Parade marches through New Market

Homecoming 2018: Parade marches through New Market

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

October 5, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Homecoming 2018, Showcase

On September 29, Linganore held their annual homecoming parade, featuring floats from each class, homecoming royalty, the marching band, and more. The GSA marched with a banner representing their club. They handed out lollipops to onlookers. A few members such as Shelby Tlacik, Colleen Avila, and...

Brett Young rocks the stage at the Frederick County fair: Photo of the Day 9/17/18

Brett Young rocks the stage at the Frederick County fair: Photo of the Day 9/17/18

by Sammie Hoefs, Editor

September 17, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Photo of the Day, Showcase

On September 16, The Great Frederick Fair held country artists Brett Young and Riley Green. The show started at 7:30, while ecstatic fans were already waiting outside the gates at 6 pm. The Great Frederick Fair started on September 14 and will continue until September 22. Diana Bryan, a member of the class of 2021...

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