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Blackboard is the program used for dual enrollment classes, which is the same learning management system used by colleges and differs from Schoology, the system utilized by FCPS.

Dual enrollment classes: helping students get ahead or leaving them behind?

by Abby Childers, Sports Editor May 30, 2023

In the last couple years, a new program for students has emerged in high schools across the U.S. called Dual Enrollment. This is a program that allows high school students to work toward a high school...

Ella Pritchett in her class meeting for English 101, in the FCC media center.

Lancer Spotlight 9/28/21: Big Aspirations: Junior Ella Pritchett set to graduate college two years early

by Alexa Waser and Leeda Djourshari September 28, 2021

Ella Pritchett is one of two Linganore students enrolled in the early college program. This program started in 2020 to give High School students the opportunity to earn their associates degree while in...

Senior Karlee Duda is trying navigate scholarship applications in her spare time.

College scholarships, a 9-5 job for seniors

by Sammie Hoefs, Editor-in-Chief April 28, 2021

As if the pandemic, graduation, and the looming summer without a job aren’t enough, every parent/senior conversation comes with a “How are we going to pay for college?” discussion.  It’s miserable. With...

Erica Blockinger practices checking blood pressure on her dog, Bear.

Lancer Spotlight: FCC night classes offer Blockinger a pulse-ible way to study nursing

by Emily McNally, Managing Editor January 14, 2021

Imagine your dream of getting into the medical field and COVID strikes, leaving you to figure out how to accomplish your dream during a nationwide pandemic. Erica Blockinger dealt with something similar...

Drama students pose onstage after a day of doing workshops

Dramapalooza features acting and stagecraft workshops: Photo of the Day 10/21/19

by Gabby North, Reporter October 21, 2019

On October 18, the drama club attended Dramapalooza at Frederick Community College, a county-wide theatre event that allows students to attend workshops taught by professionals in their respective fields.  Keynote...

Girls varsity lacrosse celebrates with 18 days of school left.

Senior Countdown 2019: Girls varsity lacrosse “sticks” together during the last 18 days of school

by Julie Walker, Managing Editor April 26, 2019

As of April 26, Linganore's graduating class has 18 more school days. The girls varsity lacrosse team continues to work hard as the last 18 days come quickly to a close. Ms. Brooke Wilson has coached...

Senior Alexis Duda plays on the court against South Hagerstown.

#LanceroftheWeek: Alexis Duda wins the Triple Impact Competitor Scholarship

by Grace Gaydosh and Alaina Burger January 16, 2019

Senior Alexis Duda received the Triple Impact Competitor Scholarship from the Positive Coaching Alliance. It’s a $1,000 scholarship focusing on athletics, academics, and community service.    The...

Andrea Poffinberger teaches the Sports Medicine class about concussion protocol.

CTC expands in 2019 to offer popular program in physical therapy

by Ethan Hart and Braden Weinel December 28, 2018

Interested in studying physical therapy? Starting next year, the Frederick County Career and Technology Center (CTC) will be offering a new physical therapy and rehabilitation program for sophomores, juniors,...

Could astronomy be the science of the future for FCPS?

Dual enrollment astronomy course would be an out-of-this-world opportunity

by Dana Kullgren, Reporter December 17, 2018

Hawking's ideas about the study of astronomy apply to Frederick County Public Schools. There are three science course requirements that every high school student in Frederick County must fulfill:...

Business Distinguished Graduate Shannon Hammond.

Distinguished Graduates 2018: Shannon Hammond leads law firm and real estate company

by William Quansah, Reporter November 16, 2018

On November 20, six Linganore graduates will be inducted into the Distinguished Graduate Organization as students who have made a difference in their profession. The inductees will have the opportunity...

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