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Jake Santis builds highest tower at Mr. LHS gumdrop tower lunch competition

by Yesenia Montenegro and Lindsey Russo

March 19, 2019


Filed under Mr. Linganore 2019, Spring 2019

Before every Mr. Linganore show, contestants participate in three competitions during lunch. Competitions include cake decorating during the first lunch shift, writing sweetheart letters during second, and building gumdrop towers during third lunch. During third lunch shift, contestants received two bags of gumdr...

Price takes the cake with his magical Houdini display

Price takes the cake with his magical Houdini display

by Jacob Bolger, Julie Walker, and Tommy French

March 19, 2019


Filed under Archives, Mr. Linganore 2019

On March 7, the 12 Mr. Linganore contestants became bakers in their annual cake decorating competition, which took place in the cafeteria during first lunch shift. Each contestant's cake was themed after a specific character, and the cafeteria staff acted as the judges. Contestants Alex Ismael, ...

Barbagallo shoots for the moon in Mr Linganore 2019

Barbagallo shoots for the moon in Mr Linganore 2019

by Jacob Bolger, Editor-In-Chief

March 1, 2019


Filed under Mr. Linganore 2019, Showcase

"I can spit water between my teeth, and I think that will be enough to win over the judges," says Barbagallo, a candidate for Mr. Linganore 2019. On March 9, 2019, 12 members of the Class of 2019 will be competing for the title. One of these contestants, Dominic Barbagallo, believes he has the edge. He ha...

Learning merengue challenges Mr. Linganore contestants

Learning merengue challenges Mr. Linganore contestants

by Madeline Hull, Reporter

February 28, 2019


Filed under Mr. Linganore 2019, Spring 2019

On February 25, the contestants of Mr. Linganore attended their second  dance rehearsal before the contest on March 9. Several dance rehearsals were snowed out, so the couples have been scrambling to perfect the merengue and learn the finale “It’s Raining Men” dance. "Although we had one...

Mr. Linganore 2019 contestants learn to merengue: Photo of the Day 2/3/19

Mr. Linganore 2019 contestants learn to merengue: Photo of the Day 2/3/19

by Alexis Fowler, Editor

February 6, 2019


Filed under Photo of the Day, Spring 2019

On February 4,  the Mr. Linganore contestants attended their first dance rehearsal in the cafeteria. Senior gentlemen and their partners began to prepare for the competition on March 9 by learning a ballroom style of dance, the merengue. The contestants for the 2019 competition are Dominic Barbag...

Model UN club attempts to change the world at Hood College

Model UN club attempts to change the world at Hood College

by Elizabeth Anderson, Watermark Editor

January 8, 2019


Filed under Fall 2018, Showcase

On January 5, students part of the Model United Nations club participated in the 14th Annual Frederick County Model U.N. Conference at Hood College. Three LHS students won awards for their performance. Elizabeth Gilmore won Best Position Paper for General Assembly 1 which dealt with violence against...

EDD escapes school for team bonding activity : Photo of the Day 11/27/18

EDD escapes school for team bonding activity : Photo of the Day 11/27/18

by Catie Jo Tansey, Editor

November 27, 2018


Filed under Photo of the Day

On November 27, students enrolled in Engineering Design and Development next semester went to ClueIQ for a field trip. The purpose of this field trip was to develop strong team bonds among members to prepare for the spring semester capstone project. At the escape room, teams were paired together. ...

National Honor Society inducts 70 new members: Photo of the Day 11/14/2018

National Honor Society inducts 70 new members: Photo of the Day 11/14/2018

by Haley Enders, Reporter

November 14, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Photo of the Day

The National Honor Society Induction Ceremony took place on November 13. The hallway was crowded with inductees at around 6:30 p.m., lined up and ready to get their pictures taken on the main staircase. The ceremony began with an opening message from Mrs. Durann Ecalono, co-adviser for NHS. The NHS o...

October: Breast Cancer Awareness month spotlights common suffering

October: Breast Cancer Awareness month spotlights common suffering

by Kendall Martin and Emily Webb

November 2, 2018


Filed under Features

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in women. In 2018, an estimated 266,120 new cases of Invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in the United States. Although rare, men can also get breast cancer. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and people all over the ...

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