The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

Seniors Ella Haskins, Gabby Thompson, Elizabeth Rajnik, and Tabitha Knedeisen vent their anger at Room of Rage.

Rage rooms are all the rage: Teens de-stress by smashing glass and hitting appliances. What’s not to like about that?

by Elizabeth Rajnik, Editor-in-Chief May 20, 2021

You’ve had a stressful day with online school. Your computer kept dying; Google Meet was glitching; and your microphone was not working. On top of that, you have a hefty workload and a busy afternoon....

Video: Class of 2021 “sends off” their senior year

by Leah Bolger and Jamie Donohue May 19, 2021

Leaving high school is difficult and exciting. Because Linganore’s class of 2021 graduates on June 2, 2021,  we’ve decided to have some seniors reflect on their favorite memories and share their...

Student members of Linganore’s Spanish Honor Society enjoy each other’s company as they engage in discussion during one of their monthly virtual meetings.

Reaching for the (virtual) stars: Linganore honor societies continue to thrive in pandemic

by Alex Dembeck and Nikki Golemboski March 22, 2021

How do you keep honor societies active in a virtual world? Hybrid = everything is harder. Advisors and officers were puzzled over this in the National English Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, Rho...

Madyson Hill during one of her games.

#NationalSigningDay2021: Madyson Hill scores a goal at McDaniel College

by Maya Apau, Brynne McKinney, Alyssa Pizer, and Leila Gibril February 9, 2021

On February 3, Madyson Hill signed her National Letter of Intent to play Division III soccer at McDaniel College in Westminster, Maryland. Alongside Hill, teammates Samantha Hoefs, Bailey Bennet, and...

Throughout the semester, English 101 students have been working towards creating a podcast to showcase their research and empower their voices.

Empowered voices: English 101 inspires “How to be. . .” the next generation of leaders

by Sierra Rossman and Maya Apau January 24, 2021

The greatest challenge has been to face ourselves and our emotions while alone in quarantine. For English 101 students, the examination of "aloneness" became a semester-long quest to understand a single...

Evidence of online shopping is the number of brown boxes consumers are collecting and recycling.

Online Shopping: Necessity . . .or therapy?

by Jessica Young, Editor October 28, 2020

Have you ever bought something because you loved the advertisement? Maybe you saw the colorful Old Navy jeans commercial and thought you NEEDED to have them to feel bright, cheerful and able to conquer...

Due to the widespread restrictions as a result of COVID-19, many Class of 2021 students feel that their college search process is similar to swiping right or left on a dating app.

Class of 2021 tries to “unmask” the college application process during a global pandemic

by Sierra Rossman, Editor-in-Chief October 7, 2020

What about the Class of 2021? With COVID-19 restrictions, the college touring process feels a lot like swiping left or right on a dating app to find the perfect match.  A student’s senior year...

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

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

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...

Runners Daniel Etherton and others drinking egg nog.

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

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...

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

Sewtherapy offers festive scarves for our feline friends and canine companions

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...

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