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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


Filed under Photo of the Day

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


Filed under Features

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


Filed under Photo of the Day

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


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

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


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Spring 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


Filed under Photo of the Day, Spring 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


Filed under Fall 2018, Features, Showcase

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 ...

Student journalists take fellow students under their wings in the Partner Story Project: Photo of the Day 1/23/2018

Student journalists take fellow students under their wings in the Partner Story Project: Photo of the Day 1/23/2018

by Andrew Lyons, Reporter

January 24, 2019


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

With this semester coming to a close, classes are having their final assignments, and this is no different for Lancer Media, but with a few different purposes than the average final or benchmark. The journalism students have been working on their partner stories, which are stories done with an official...

National Honor Society inducts 70 new members: Photo of the Day 11/14/2018

National Honor Society inducts 70 new members: Photo of the Day 11/14/2018

by Haley Enders, Reporter

November 14, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Photo of the Day

The National Honor Society Induction Ceremony took place on November 13. The hallway was crowded with inductees at around 6:30 p.m., lined up and ready to get their pictures taken on the main staircase. The ceremony began with an opening message from Mrs. Durann Ecalono, co-adviser for NHS. The NHS o...

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