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The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

A collage contains rooms and logos of both Surelocked In Escape Games and Escape This Frederick. Both escape rooms offer many levels of difficulty and fun puzzles to try.

Living in a story: Escape games provide entertainment and education to the Frederick community

by Mia Lucas, Editor-in-Chief January 10, 2023

The time slowly dwindles down on the clock on the wall. Players race around the room completing tasks, figuring out clues and helping each other. Bit by bit, they unlock each piece of vital information...

A graphic collage of some of the space jam characters.

Movie Review: Space Jam is out of this world

by Matt Nyandjo, Editor September 20, 2021

Imagine you got stuck in digital space and had to make a good basketball team to win to get out. The movie stars the most prominent basketball player of our generation, Lebron James, playing himself...

Where are the Black excellence movies and television shows that reflect positive issues?

Horror series Them: When Black suffering becomes trauma fetish

by Maya Apau and Leila Gibril May 27, 2021

Our Trauma, Their Entertainment  The majority of Black film depicts the pain and suffering at the hands of racists that Blacks in America have endured.  Slavery, Reconstruction, Jim Crow, Civil Rights.   While...

Cats, its crazy and scary.

Cats movie: Pawsitively horrible

by Erica Blockinger, Reporter January 24, 2020

The famous Broadway musical Cats has been adapted into a movie, and “meow” it's a bit more than strange. The plot of the movie follows the musical pretty well, but the most unsettling part of the new...

Christmas music battle, old v new.

Out with the old, in with the new: We need Christmas classics for our generation

by Erica Blockinger, Reporter December 13, 2019

We all know the classic Christmas songs sung by Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, and Mariah Carey, but I think it's time for new artists to carry on the Christmas torch. I want to hear new Christmas...

Screenshot from Episode 4

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Vento Aureo is best anime of the year

by Christian Dorsey, Reporter November 14, 2019

Last month on The Lance, there was a review of the Demon Slayer anime. When reading this article, one would get the idea that this was the best anime of this year. That is simply wrong. A new anime is...

Bridge of Clay review

Markus Zusak’s “Bridge of Clay” approaches loss in a masterful blend of past and present

by Elizabeth Anderson, Watermark Editor December 5, 2018

Five brothers. One Murderer. One mother. One lover. One girl. An odd assortment of animals, including but not limited to a mule residing in the kitchen. From the first chapter, Markus Zusak’s book...

Founder Andrew Lyons is wearing Excellent brand merchandise, the latest in overpriced wearable garbage.

Supreme: An “Excellent” waste of money

by Andrew Lyons, Reporter October 18, 2018

The Supreme brand in recent years can be, with utmost certainty, described as the most substantial waste of consumers' money, with a hoodie costing $650.00. Why are so many people suckered into purchasing? Supreme...

The new Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch and first game Zelda: Breath of the Wild are big hits

by Katie Lehman, Editor March 17, 2017

Nintendo’s newest console, Switch, was released on March 3rd. At the price of $300, the console has been a smash hit at stores. The console has two variants, a grey version and a neon blue and red version,...

Bottle Flipping: Game, sport, or classroom disruption?

Bottle Flipping: Game, sport, or classroom disruption?

by Christian Nolan and Matthew Gelhard March 9, 2017

In 2016, bottle flipping became an endless competition, holding its own as a hobby in everyday life. It still continues to this day. For those who don’t know what it is, bottle flipping occurs when you...

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