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Drama club inducts officers for 2017-2018: Photo of the Day 5/17/17

Drama club inducts officers for 2017-2018:  Photo of the Day 5/17/17

by Christian Nolan, Reporter

May 19, 2017


Filed under Photo of the Day, Spring 2017

The drama club chose new officers for next year. These individuals are taking the roles that graduating seniors held the entire year. As getting picked though, comes a big responsibility. Students are hand-picked by drama teacher Mrs. Angela Smithhisler. Here are the roles, and the students were...

Macy Armagost performs her heart out on the stage

Macy Armagost performs her heart out on the stage

by Emma Wynkoop, Reporter

January 20, 2017


Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Showcase, Spring 2017

What do Ariel, Louisa Von Trapp, and Tessie Hutchison have in common? They've all  been brought to life by sophomore Macy Armagost. Macy has been in eight local shows so far, and has taken several years of vocal lessons. She's performed with a local community theatre, Spotlight Musical Theatre as well as Linganore s...

Audition for the Addams Family spring musical: Photo of the day 1/8/16

Audition for the Addams Family spring musical: Photo of the day 1/8/16

by Emma Wynkoop, Reporter

January 9, 2017


Filed under Fall 2016, Photo of the Day, Showcase

Sign ups for auditions for the spring musical, The Addams Family, are posted outside of the drama room (D101) for both aspiring actors and tech members. The auditions will be held over the course of three days after school. January 24th will be singing auditions, the 25th will be acting, and the ...

Welcome to LHS: Smithhisler’s Tomorrowland is today’s drama department

Welcome to LHS: Smithhisler’s Tomorrowland is today’s drama department

by Emma Wynkoop and Tory Spruill

August 31, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Showcase, Welcome New Staff

Drama and dance are two skills added to Mrs. Angela Smithhisler's "history record." Smithhisler returns to Linganore for her first full year of teaching both history and the fine arts. In the 2015-16 school year, she taught history classes in the spring semester and will continue for the first sem...

Pellicier and Connolly win Prom King and Queen: Photo of the Day 5/9/2016

Pellicier and Connolly win Prom King and Queen:  Photo of the Day 5/9/2016

by Kennedi Ambush, Reporter

May 9, 2016


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

On Saturday May 7, 2016 Linganore High School held their Junior/Senior Prom at the FSK Holiday Inn. The theme was A Night At Gatsby's.  The King and Queen were voted on by prom attendees. The 2016 prom King is Kylan Connolly. He plans to attend  Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York and will majo...

The halls are alive with “The Sound of Music”

The halls are alive with “The Sound of Music”

by Lancer Media

April 13, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Climb every mountain, search every day, follow every rainbow, 'til you find the play! This year's Spring musical is The Sound of Music. The show will be performed April 15th, 16th, 17th, 23rd, and 24th. If pre-ordered,  tickets are $10. Tickets are available on the LHS Drama and Dance site a...

Drama takes on sword fighting: Photo of The Day 12/14/2015

Drama takes on sword fighting: Photo of The Day 12/14/2015

by Kaylee Henry, Editor

December 14, 2015


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

We've all seen stage combat on our TV's and smartphones, now drama students go behind the scenes on how it's done. First students practiced the unit by doing hand on hand combat, then progressed towards using props. "To teach the Stage Combat Unit we have to go move by move, first punching then...

Kylan Connolly: Most likely to . . .be featured in Architectural Digest

Kylan Connolly: Most likely to . . .be featured in Architectural Digest

by Frannie Davis and April Slifker

August 6, 2015


Filed under Features, Showcase

This is the eleventh story in Lancer Media’s 2015 Summer series: Most Likely to… These feature stories highlight rising seniors who are becoming role models of Lancer Spirit. Kylan Connolly excels in architecture, drama, and music.  He wishes to pursue a career in architecture and interior desi...

Class of 2019–People you need to know: Mr. Julian Lazarus, drama

Class of 2019–People you need to know:  Mr. Julian Lazarus, drama

by Olivia DuBro and Abigail Montgomery

June 9, 2015


Filed under Video, Welcome Class of 2019!

The Lance interviewed Mr. Lazarus-- often referred to as Laz-- as part of the 54 Questions feature. He is the head of the drama and dance department. He is the adviser for both the National Theatre and National Dance honor societies. In addition,  Lazarus is the Film Studies teacher and the adviser of...

Seniors get dramatic at annual banquet: Photo of the day 5/28/2015

Seniors get dramatic at annual banquet: Photo of the day 5/28/2015

by Morgan Buchanan, Reporter

May 28, 2015


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

Actors, techies, and directors are honored at the annual Drama Honor Society banquet. Every year a handful of students are honored with "Lazzie" awards, which are cleverly named after the drama department teacher, Julian Lazarus. Though Lazarus is not alone in his theater department efforts. For the...

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