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Bibliophile Troxel transfers from Windsor Knolls

Bibliophile Troxel transfers from Windsor Knolls

by Beau Cameron, Editor-in-Chief

October 10, 2017


Filed under Features

Ms. Mary Troxel is teaching 9th and 12th grade English during her first year at LHS. Previously a teacher at Windsor Knoll's Middle School, Troxel transferred because she enjoys teaching novels and upper level concepts. She's excited to go more in-depth with this year's readings. "I grew up in...

Students receive awards for their achievement during the school year: Photo of the Day 6/1/16

Students receive awards for their achievement during the school year: Photo of the Day 6/1/16

by Grace Weaver, Editor

June 1, 2016


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

Every year, students gather in the gymnasium to receive awards for their achievement through out the school year. Parents were invited to join in the ceremony to take pictures and celebrate the achievements that the students have made through out the school year. A student can receive an award for...

He, She, We….Ze?

He, She, We….Ze?

by Olivia DuBro, Editor-In-Chief

December 11, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Just as Americans are beginning to accept same-sex marriages, the LGBT community pushes for more--and it's intrusion on sacred ground: Grammar. The LGBT community and its allies have introduced the entirely new pronouns, ze/zir, so Americans can speak more gender inclusively, and major universities are adopting the terms. Harvard Un...

Advanced acting performs Norko’s sci fi play

Advanced acting performs Norko’s sci fi play

by Angelica Burr, Reporter

March 21, 2014


Filed under Showcase

Damon Norko has been teaching English at Linganore for seven years, but his secret love is writing. One of his plays, called My Brother, the God Particle, was performed by Mr. Julian Lazarus’ advance acting class on Thursday, March 20th. The play My Brother, the God Particle, takes a science fict...

Hero projects use left and right brain intelligence

Hero projects use left and right brain intelligence

by Anna Lott, Reporter

June 10, 2013


Filed under Features, Showcase

What if raising your SAT score was as easy as painting a picture?      A recent study conducted by the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies proved that students who enroll in art courses often have higher SAT scores (http://www.nasaa-arts.org/Research/Key-Topics/Arts-Education/critical-ev...

Importance of Fluency in Two Languages in Jobs

Importance of Fluency in Two Languages in Jobs

by Callia Tweedell, Reporter

February 15, 2013


Filed under Features

This article won The Frederick News Post‘s third place “best column on an education subject" award.   In many jurisdictions lawmakers have introduced variations of a bill that requires all government functions to be conducted in English. Known as “The Language Unity Act,” the bill would also esta...

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