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The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

Hero Dogs Morty expresses excitement after completing a command and getting a treat from his trainer.

Diamonds in the “ruff”: Service dogs save lives

by Mia Lucas, Editor-in-Chief September 29, 2023

For many people, a dog is “man’s best friend.” But for others, their dog is a working employee in their household. Service dogs are an essential but often overlooked asset to people's lives throughout...

Linganore students giving love to Juno the yellow lab.

Lancer Spotlight 3/17/23: Therapy dogs visit Linganore High School to lighten the mood

by Eddie Slavin, Reporter March 17, 2023

Man’s best friend, the canine, is prevalent in the homes of many Americans, with more than 48 million households having at least one dog. This includes Linganore social studies teacher Jamie Hendi,...

Lancer Spotlight 12/15/21: Pre-vet class grooms faculty dogs

Lancer Spotlight 12/15/21: Pre-vet class grooms faculty dogs

by Makyla DeVries and Brynne McKinney December 16, 2021

On December 9 - 17, Patricia Beachy's Pre-vet/Small Animal class groomed dogs. Beachy asked the faculty members if they can volunteer their furry dogs so the students could practice.  On December 10,...

Sawyer poses for a picture before his live search demonstration.

Mason-Dixon Search Dogs demonstrate rescue skills

by Matt Nyandjo, Nate Reinfurt, and Christian Williams October 12, 2021

Every year, 600,000 missing people are reported in the United States.   Mason-Dixon Search Dogs is a nonprofit organization founded in 1994 in Hartford County where they utilize and train K9 search dogs....

Oakley poses in adorable basket when he was a puppy.

Raining cats and dogs! Do pandemic puppies and quarantine cats develop separation anxiety?

by Emily McNally, Managing Editor March 22, 2021

What’s furry, sleeps on your bed, and sometimes barks a little too loud? A pandemic puppy--the cuddly, loving animal that everyone has needed this past year. Maybe your family adopted a cat. Being...

Gemma Davies and Jaden Legambi wash Beachys dog Rosie.

Pre-Vet students agree: Grooming their teachers’ dogs is “paw-some”

by Peyton Johnson, Editor December 20, 2019

Every year Mrs. Patricia Beachy and her pre-vet class learn how to groom dogs. They learn the types of brushes used for different purposes, how to use clippers and they study the different breeds. Many...

Cindy White, Jimmy Levitts, Noah Nozal, and Devon Davis brush Travor, a Newfoundland dog.

Pre-vet class grooms staff members’ dogs: Photo of the Day 12/18/18

by Elizabeth Anderson, Watermark Editor December 18, 2018

On December 18, pre-vet/small animal care students groomed several faculty members' dogs. Dog grooming is a part of the class dog unit which typically lasts several weeks. First, students must learn...

Nicole Muller gives a speech about horse training

Linganore FFA puts on the program for annual Friendship Dinner: Photo of the Day 4/16/18

by Nicole Muller, Editor April 17, 2018

On Monday, April 16th, the Linganore Future Farmers of America (FFA) Chapter visited the Linganore Grange at the annual Friendship Dinner. The Grange, officially known as “The National Grange of the...

Bella thrives under the praise of her owner, Courtney Green, a member of the class of 2017.

Can dogs understand us? Of course!

by Tory Spruill, Photo Editor September 26, 2016

Hungarian scientists have finally proven that our four-legged-friends understand us, and in more ways than one. According to a study performed in Eötvös Loránd University in Budapest, “Dogs’...

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