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The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

The Linganore Marching band gets ready to march down to the stadium before the first football game of the season.

2025: The day the music dies?

by Mia Lucas and Lily Hanson October 4, 2021

On fall Friday nights, a flood of musicians in black and red with plumed shakos (hats) bustle around the performing arts wing in preparation for a football game. Later, the band marches in rhythm to the...

How kids are learning from home while exposed to Covid or have Covid

Are Covid exposed students achieving an education while stuck in isolation?

by Brynne McKinney, Editor September 27, 2021

Imagine waking up for a normal day of school, but as you're getting ready, your parents tell you that you can't go to school because you have been exposed to Covid-19.  So you think to yourself, how...

Member of the tribe Brady Brouillard, raises the LHS flag above the students to get everyone into the Lancer Spirit.

Lancer Spotlight 9/8/21: Pregame football chants return

by Brayden Gregory, Editor September 8, 2021

"I believe that we will win." "I believe that we will win." Coming back from the almost two-year hiatus, the Tribe/football team chants are back! The pandemic wiped out plenty of traditions, and...

Green with envy: Why isnt LHS a Green School?

Green with envy: Why isn’t LHS a Green School?

by Brayden Gregory, Interim Editor-in-Chief June 14, 2021

When rival school, Oakdale High School was named a Green School, in May 2021, I started thinking. Why aren't more schools in FCPS working to become Green School certified? Change is being put in too...

Senior, Gio Fuentes takes advantage of the newly installed water bottle stations.

Students quench thirst with newly installed bottle filling stations

by Brayden Gregory, Jason Byrd, and Gio Fuentes June 3, 2021

Traditional water fountains can be found in many places. From museums to schools, water fountains have been around since Mesopotamia. A once amazing tool for people, water fountains have now become...

Collage of Catherine Bowers playing soccer on her various teams. An assortment of photos taken by Victoria Garofolo and Michell Bowers.

Lancer Spotlight: Bowers juggles several soccer teams and academics

by Brayden Gregory and Marissa DePalma March 26, 2021

Junior Catherine Bowers has a reputation--a reputation for excellence.  Her passion for soccer has grown into a multi-club experience, and she balances academics with seemingly little difficulty. Bowers...

Collage of my favorite parts throughout the show.

Wandavision: A Marvel(ous) spin on classic American sitcoms

by Brayden Gregory and Dalton Markel March 25, 2021

The MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe) has been known for its blockbuster movies, starting with the first movie, Iron Man, released in 2008. Iron Man served as the start to Phase 1 of the Marvel storyline.  Now...

Alexis Simmerman has a number of stress toys and objects, including a pair of earmuffs, a ball of magnetic studs, two rubix cubes (one pyramid shaped) a necklace, a goo toy, a fuzzy ball, and a broken watch.

#spreadtheword “Inclusion” not so effective for this atypical student

by Alexis Simmerman, Reporter March 22, 2021

FCPS has been highlighting inclusion, culminating recently in #speadtheword Inclusion awareness day on March 3. This includes a pledge to show that we as a school are inclusive and united. Specifically,...

How many students are doing something else during the required Google Meets?

Triumph or struggle: COVID sometimes crushes the student work ethic

by Brayden Gregory, Reporter March 5, 2021

From kindergarten to college, students of all levels have been faced with their biggest challenges. virtual learning.  With the positivity rate going down across the U.S., students are returning to...

The year of waiting...

The terrible weight of waiting: Will this hybrid plan fix anything?

by Emily McNally, Managing Editor January 26, 2021

The coronavirus first broke out in March of 2020. Now, it’s almost a year later in 2021 and cases are skyrocketing. Even with a vaccine approaching, thousands of people test positive every single day.  And...

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