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Week 5: Lancers sweep over the Lions in 17-0 homecoming victory

Week 5: Lancers sweep over the Lions in 17-0 homecoming victory

by Jason Byrd, Ashley Nash, and Francisco Palacios

October 9, 2019

As the Lancers celebrated another year of homecoming, the game leading up to the dance was much more cheerful and exciting for Lancer fans this year. Last year, the homecoming game was a dismal defeat by the Oakdale Bears, who won 56-7. However, on October 4, the Lancers would shutout the Walkersville...

Student leadership gets on the loudspeaker: Photo Of the Day 9/13/19

Student leadership gets on the loudspeaker: Photo Of the Day 9/13/19

by Ashley Nash, Editor

September 13, 2019

On September 9, Matthew Moyer, the SGA President and Emily Webb, Class of 2020 President read the announcements to the student body by loudspeaker, during the beginning of PREP. Announcements are now being read by the Student Leadership in the Linganore Student Government and Class Council. “The video morning announcem...

Smithhisler’s ATP class performs Shakespeare scenes: Photo of the Day 6/16/19

Smithhisler’s ATP class performs Shakespeare scenes: Photo of the Day 6/16/19

by Thomas French, Reporter

June 16, 2019

On June 11, Angela Smithhislers Advanced Theatrical Production class memorized and performed scenes from famous Shakespeare plays, such as Hamlet, Midsummer Night's Dream, and Othello This was the last major assignment for Smithhisler's class, with a smaller lesson on stage combat prepared for the last days of school. The scenes included Row...

Spring journalism class holds Paper Plate Award ceremony

Spring journalism class holds Paper Plate Award ceremony

by Leah Bolger and Keifer Spore

June 6, 2019

On May 20, the members of the spring 2019 journalism class participated in a celebratory ceremony called the Paper Plates Award.  This event honors each individual student's talents and is a good way to close out the seniors' last day and their recent achievement of a Best of SNO Distinguished Site....

Underclassmen recognized for their academic achievements: Photo of the Day 5/29/19

Underclassmen recognized for their academic achievements: Photo of the Day 5/29/19

by Ashley Baker, Reporter

May 29, 2019

On May 28 the underclassmen were recognized for their achievements throughout the year. In the Class of 2022, students were recognized for maintaining a 4.0 GPA. The Class of 2021  worked to keep their 4.0 GPA and received academic letters Mr. Jeremy Brown SGA Adviser, organized the event with the help of the...

Students and staff “Bleed for the Throne” in Spring 2019 blood drive: Photo of the Day 4/19/19

Students and staff “Bleed for the Throne” in Spring 2019 blood drive: Photo of the Day 4/19/19

by Sierra Rossman, Reporter

April 19, 2019

On April 16, the bi-annual blood drive was held in the auxiliary gym. From 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., staff and students donated blood to the American Red Cross in hopes of helping those in need. Those who donated received a “Bleed for the Throne” poster, inspired by HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” a...

Middle School Honor Societies: Does the benefit of membership outweigh the pressure?

Middle School Honor Societies: Does the benefit of membership outweigh the pressure?

by Elizabeth Rajnik, Reporter

April 5, 2019

Being a sophomore, I find myself constantly analyzing my involvement in school thus far and the crushing importance of my next two years. With junior year comes the college application process, SATs and honor society applications. My friends all freak out about honor society acceptance, but I was curious. ...

Beaver recognized by the Daughters of the American Revolution: Photo of the Day 3/27/19

Beaver recognized by the Daughters of the American Revolution: Photo of the Day 3/27/19

by Alexis Fowler, Editor

March 27, 2019

“Jeb’s area of expertise is not limited solely to history, he is our resident “Economics Guru," said FCPS Social Studies Curriculum Specialist Colleen Bernard Social studies teacher Janvier Beaver was announced the 2019 winner of the Carollton Manor Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revol...

A Lancer’s best friend may be a dog

A Lancer’s best friend may be a dog

by Jacob Blue and Joseph Hartung

January 25, 2019

It is no surprise that teens today are stressed out with projects, SATs, and college applications while they try to balance healthy social and physical lives. Many turn to their best friends for help--those best friends are often dogs. In a survey done in 2014 about Stress in America, it found that ...

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