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The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

These are the top 10 most challenged books according to the American Library Association

The Rise of Censorship: Parents are pushing lawmakers and boards of education to ban books

by Anessa Davy and Marla Rowley February 24, 2022

Censorship is nothing unusual. The media, the films we watch, and the music we listen to are commonly restricted, especially for students. Have you ever noticed that the books you read are being regulated,...

Is arguing about masks worth the time and stress?  On February 22, the BOE will reconsider the mask mandate for schools.

Drop the mask mandate: Despite transmission fears, it’s time for learning to take front seat

by Emily Rice, Reporter February 17, 2022

Masks affect students’ ability to make relationships and communicate with their peers. Facial expressions are a huge part of showing emotion. With half of a face covered, how can someone tell what we...

Give The Student Member of the Board voting rights

Give The Student Member of the Board voting rights

by Marissa DePalma, Editor-in-chief February 7, 2022

On January 6, Frederick County Public Schools opened  voting for Student Member of the Board (SMOB). There were five candidates: Bella Amell, Hannah Morin, Michael Olson, Lucas Tessarollo, and Brady...

Emma Pratchios pretends she was the victim of a hit and run.

Lancer Spotlight 2/1/22: Forensic Science films mock crime videos

by Brayden Gregory, Editor-In-Chief February 1, 2022

Do you know how to properly move around a crime scene? Ms. Jessica Baker’s forensics classes created and filmed their own crime scenes. The subject was up to their own discretion, as long as it was...

Help is offered 24/7, 365, and really whenever you need it with the implementation of TutorMe in FCPS.

TutorMe provides 24/7 virtual help and new student learning pathways

by Caroline Hobson, Editor-in-Chief December 22, 2021

Remember when you sat at the kitchen table, crying, trying to learn algebraic equations? What about spending hours on end trying to write an essay when the prompt is confusing? Ask any student, and they...

How does the band achieve perfection? Its simple, dedication to each individual detail. Standing in formation, marching with a roll step, and attending hours of band practice are just a few key steps that help them reach greatness.

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...

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