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Advanced Theater Production tackles mental health at showcase: Photo of the Day 5/10/2017

Sarah Bennett, Cassia Connolly and Eileen Rich perform in the ATP Showcase.

by Garrett Wiehler, Editor

May 10, 2017

Since the beginning of this semester the Advanced Theater Production (ATP) class has been working on their annual showcase. This year the class performed four vignettes, all dealing with different perspectives on mental illness. "Originally, I had the idea to do something about adolescence," said...

Oh, the places you’ll go: Wynkoop and Yammarino earn their stripes at Towson University

Oh, the places you'll go: Wynkoop and Yammarino earn their stripes at Towson University

by Tory Spruill, Photo Editor

May 9, 2017

Emma Wynkoop and Alyssa Yammarino will study at Towson University this fall. Both girls look forward to continuing their activities they were involved with in high school. Yammarino said, "I'm going to try out for Towson's pom team. I really enjoyed being on poms in high school and the great things I...

Class of 2017: Theater seniors leave with a flair in 18 days

Drama department seniors spend their last time on stage.

by Beau Cameron, Editor

April 28, 2017

The drama department may be done with its performances for the year, but that doesn't mean they've left the stage. The drama department is one of the most senior-heavy student groups in LHS, including Isabella Madrid, Martha Madrid, Eileen Rich, Lincoln Robisch, Andrew Livioco, Sara Bonfils, Garrett...

One (Not So) Normal Night: singing in the Addams Family

Sarah Maerten, playing Alice Beineke, sings her solo in her song

by Garrett Wiehler, Editor

April 7, 2017

The weekend of April 7, 8 and 9,  the theater department is putting on the acclaimed musical,  Addams Family. The musical has many moving parts including dancing and acting, but it is the singing that ties the plot together and paints the stage with sound. Music teacher Damon Dye has been helpin...

A look inside the Adamms Family: Show will open April 7

Jacob Blue and Emma Wynkoop rehearse for the Addams family with other ensemble members.

by Garrett Wiehler, Editor

March 27, 2017

On April 6th the theater department will be putting on The Addams Family. One of the most popular high school productions, for the past two months a cast of over 25 actors and actresses have been rehearsing after school.  The Addams Family will open on April 6th at 7:00 PM. See Lucas, Wednesday ...

Rho Kappa inductees begin their new chapter in the history books: Photo of the Day 2/15/17

Shannon Loughrey shakes Valerie Coblentz's hand on her way to accept her certificate.

by Emily Reed, Managing Editor

February 15, 2017

While history often repeats itself, February 15th was the only date for the annual Rho Kappa National Social Studies Honor Society induction ceremony honoring the accomplishments of the new inductees. The hard work and dedication required to get into Rho Kappa is worth celebrating. Students must have six ...

NEHS prepares for annual induction: Photo of the Day 11/15/2016

Rebetsky informing students on the induction.

by Kelsey Ward, Reporter

November 15, 2016

On Tuesday, November 15, the National English Honor Society officers held a practice for the induction. The induction will take place tonight in the auditorium , starting at 7:00. The new members found out their seats and practiced walking across the stage so that the ceremony will run smoothly. ...

One-act play awakens audience to a thespian’s greatest fear: “The Actor’s Nightmare”

Wiehler tumbles out of a couch in the opening scene of The Actor's Nightmare

by Emma Wynkoop, Reporter

November 10, 2016

Imagine waking up and being thrown on stage in front of a massive audience, forced perform a show you've never heard of. This scenario is the reality of accountant George Spelvin, played by senior Garrett Wiehler, in Linganore's fall drama, "The Actor's Nightmare." The second of the three one-a...

The Nightmare Zone: Drama’s fall production gives audiences thrills and chills

Class of 2017 members Garrett Wiehler and Elise Fenstermacher perform a scene from The Actor's Nightmare

by Emma Wynkoop, Reporter

October 20, 2016

Instead of one fall play, the drama department this year will be producing three short one-act shows, each running about  half an hour. These one-acts include The Lottery, Mind Games, and The Actor's Nightmare. Each show has a creepy and frightening theme to it, giving inspiration to the night's...

Welcome to LHS: Smithhisler’s Tomorrowland is today’s drama department

Smithhisler teaches her ninth grade government class.

by Emma Wynkoop and Tory Spruill

August 31, 2016

Drama and dance are two skills added to Mrs. Angela Smithhisler's "history record." Smithhisler returns to Linganore for her first full year of teaching both history and the fine arts. In the 2015-16 school year, she taught history classes in the spring semester and will continue for the first sem...

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