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Boys and girls track teams successfully adapt to new competition at Western Maryland Winter Classic

Sophomore Mikayla Moxley fights to keep her place in the 800 meter race.

by Elizabeth Rajnik and Adam Liston

January 19, 2020

On Friday, January 10, the boys and girls indoor track and field teams started the new year right with a successful outcome in the Western Maryland Winter Classic track meet held at Hagerstown Community College. The boys team placed first with a total of 93.5 points, and the girls team placed second to...

In Quentin’s memory, the community runs for LLS at the Egg Nog Jog: Photo of the Day 12/23/19

Runners Daniel Etherton and others drinking egg nog.

by Jessica Young, Reporter

December 23, 2019

On December 21, the eighth annual Egg Nog Jog was filled with runners ready to  sprint (or leisurely jog) their way to the finish line. With tables of egg nog, a huge candy cane blow up arch, and triangle streamers lining the course, runners endured cold temperatures to raise money and toys for a g...

Sewtherapy offers festive scarves for our feline friends and canine companions

Elizabeth Rajnik and Scott Hummel,  iron and cut fabric that will be made into scarves.

by Jacob Blue, Managing editor

December 2, 2019

On any given PREP day, 5 - 10 students are busy with an iron, three sewing machines and a variety of donated fabrics, scissors, pins and supplies to sew items for charity.  The Sewtherapy club mees in C203, and anyone can join, no experience necessary. Like other craft based activities, sewing increa...

Restorative Practices: “Circle time” in high school transforms relationships

The third period journalism class performing a relationship building circle with Rebecca Howes

by Kat Taylor, Reporter

October 23, 2019

School is stressful. Students often feel as though they don’t have anyone they can talk to about their anxieties, and a lot of students may have trouble connecting with their fellow classmates.  Restorative circles are the answer. They can be used to form new or deeper relationships or to fix problem...

Senior night brings tears and smiles to the girls soccer team

The six seniors pose for a picture after their speeches right before the game.

by Sammie Hoefs, Managing Editor

October 15, 2019

Senior Night overwhelms players and their families with both joy and tears. On October 10, the girls soccer team held senior night during the game against South Hagerstown. They celebrated Allison Gagne (captain), Juliana Zeller (captain), Taylor Ferguson (captain), Brooke Bennett, Meghan Mong-Kerwin...

No place like home: New Market parade features themed floats and more

The Class of 2021 members show off their school spirit by decorating their float for the parade.

by Alexis Fowler and Jessica Young

September 30, 2019

On September 28, Linganore held their infamous homecoming parade. The parade featured floats, the homecoming court, Student Government Class Councils, the marching band and supporters from the community! The parade included floats created by the class councils of 2020, 2021, 2022 and the student gov...

Lancer Media “stitches” the community together through Ryan’s Case for Smiles project

Howard County 4-H Program Adviser Chris Rein teaches Lancer Media members Madeline Williamson and Julie Walker how to sew a pillowcase.

by Sierra Rossman, Reporter

June 14, 2019

Imagine a world with nothing but needles, loud machines, and beeping for days on end with a medical routine that would drive any person stir-crazy. This is the reality for many children and teens who suffer from serious illnesses. It is hard to stay positive in the face of pain. According to Ryan’s Ca...

If you could change one thing at Linganore, what would it be?: Photo of the Day 6/12/19

Bailey Bennett, Austin Mcfarland, and Elizabeth Rajnik present their project on reducing stress.

by Emily McNally and Ashley Baker

June 13, 2019

A crying closet? "It's a real thing," said Elizabeth Rajnik.  She made this part of her proposal to improve LHS. Let's be honest, no school is perfect. Everyone has opinions! But imagine the one thing you would want to do to improve Linganore. Students in Mrs. MaryEllen Newcomb’s English 10 Honors c...

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