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What’s all the buzz about the spelling bee?

What’s all the buzz about the spelling bee?

by Bailey Bennett, Reporter

March 11, 2020

Can you spell “Scherenschnitte” (the German art of cutting paper with scissors)?  If you are a member of the winning spelling teams, NEHS and Academic teams, maybe! On February 27, the NEHS held its seventh annual spelling bee in the Learning Commons after school. Competing in the spelling bee were staff, ...

Who will take the cake at this year’s Mr. Linganore 2020 cake decorating competition?

Who will take the cake at this year’s Mr. Linganore 2020 cake decorating competition?

by Emily McNally and Kayla Beam

March 9, 2020

On March 4, the seven Mr. Linganore contestants became bakers in the annual cake decorating competition, which took place in the cafeteria during the third lunch shift. Each contestant’s cake was themed after a specific character they will be portraying in the contest.  To get in the spirit f...

NEHS and MuAlpha Theta explore Washington, D.C. landmarks: Photo of the day 2/26/2020

NEHS and MuAlpha Theta explore Washington, D.C. landmarks: Photo of the day 2/26/2020

by Zachary Tilmont, Reporter

February 27, 2020

On Tuesday, February 25, the National English Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta took a field trip to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.  Braden Weinel, the President of NEHS and Warren Stewart, the President of Mu Alpha Theta, planned this...

David Kominars becomes the greatest showman for Mr. Linganore 2020

David Kominars becomes the greatest showman for Mr. Linganore 2020

by Braden Weinel, Editor-in-Chief

February 21, 2020

David Kominars is comfortable being in the spotlight. He started his musical theatre career as Willard Hewitt in the 2017 production of Footloose and now will portray Phineas Taylor Barnum in the 21st annual Mr. Linganore competition. The theme is "Men of Vision." P.T. Barnum was a showman and politician in the 19th ...

Actors feel like “Kings Of New York” at Newsies callbacks: Photo of the day 12/10/19

Actors feel like “Kings Of New York” at Newsies callbacks: Photo of the day 12/10/19

by Gabby North, Reporter

December 11, 2019

On December 9, callbacks were held for drama’s spring musical Newsies! The competition was fierce, with over 30 students called back for various lead roles, the largest callback it has been in years.  After completing a week of rigorous auditions, students were excited to further show off their t...

Extra! Extra! Newsies auditions in full swing: Photo of the Day 12/8/19

Extra! Extra! Newsies auditions in full swing: Photo of the Day 12/8/19

by Emily Webb, Editor-in-Chief

December 9, 2019

Extra! Extra! Read all about it!  Auditions for the spring musical, Newsies, have just wrapped up. Forty-eight potential cast members came together to show off the best of their acting, singing, and dancing skills.  Two weeks prior to auditions, interested students received an audition preparation packet. I...

National English Honor Society inducts officers, members: Photo of the Day 10/29/19

National English Honor Society inducts officers, members: Photo of the Day 10/29/19

by Matthew Strahlman, Reporter

October 29, 2019

The Linganore chapter of the National English Honor Society (NEHS) inducted 42 members on October 28 in an evening ceremony. Seven officers were elected in May, but they were formally installed during the ceremony. Braden Weinel as President Matthew Strahlman as Vice President of Education Yesenia Mo...

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...

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