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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

SAT cancellations, virtual open houses, Zoom interviews, and more complicate the application process for the Class of 2021.
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...

Consuming coffee has become much easier now that we're at home. Many have found themselves grabbing that extra cup to keep their day going.

We’re drowning our quarantine worries in pots of coffee

by Ashley Nash, Managing Editor October 4, 2020

A good ol’ cup of Joe is now a good ol’ pot or two of coffee. One cup before first period. One cup after first. Another cup for lunch and maybe a visit to the local Starbucks or Dunkin' Donuts drive-thru....

Emily Webb and Ethan Hart consult on how to spell a word in the second round.

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...

Max Ross' cake includes a silhouette of his character, Alexander the Great, made fondant.

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...

NEHS and Mu Alpha Theta students admire exhibits at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

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...

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...

Senior David Kominars sings for his callback.

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...

Thays Sena, Natalie Rhodes, Lydia Knotts, Natalie Roth, and Cara Bond finish strong on their dance audition.

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...

The NEHS gathers to have their picture taken after the ceremony.

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...

Homecoming spirit week 2019 memories

by Grace Gaydosh, Editor-in-Chief October 11, 2019

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