The Lance

Bigger and better: Short homecoming parade needs improvement

Students on the senior class float wave to fans watching the 2019 homecoming parade.

by Madeline Hull, Editor

November 6, 2019

I'm jealous of another school's homecoming parade. My freshman friend Mazie Fallati showed me photos of Walkersville's homecoming parade. Picture this: Team after team of excited students throwing candy at large and enthusiastic crowds. Fallati was part of the fun. This was her first year as a fres...

46th Annual Community Show highlights talents and agriculture

Amya Snowden supervises elementary school students as they brush her horse at the community show.

by Madeline Hull and Ashley Baker

October 10, 2019

A 142-pound watermelon. A hand-made wooden guitar. A baby goat named Twinkle. From October 6 - 8, the auxiliary gym was transformed into a mini-fair, with animals, flowers, crops, photography and more. The purpose of the community show is to unite Mt. Airy, New Market, Libertytown, Lake Lingano...

Community show adds Royalty to the Knight : Photo of the Day 10/9/19

Ricky Cerveny, Beast, Tabitha Reeder, Belle, and Sarah Blankenship help Lucy Bolger  make a bracelet.

by Leah Bolger, Editor

October 9, 2019

Belle and the Beast and a few others in tiaras and long skirts swished through the auxiliary gym on October 7.  They were part of the newly introduced Prince and Princess party at the community show. Patricia Beachy volunteers and advises the community show along with her FFA ambassadors every year....

No place like home: New Market parade features themed floats and more

The Class of 2021 members show off their school spirit by decorating their float for the parade.

by Alexis Fowler and Jessica Young

September 30, 2019

On September 28, Linganore held their infamous homecoming parade. The parade featured floats, the homecoming court, Student Government Class Councils, the marching band and supporters from the community! The parade included floats created by the class councils of 2020, 2021, 2022 and the student gov...

12 hours at The Great Frederick Fair

The 157th Great Frederick Fair welcomes fun, friends, and family with all it has to offer.

by Leah Bolger and Kendall Martin

September 27, 2019

Frederick County residents are known for their rural traditions. This aspect of our community flourishes during the month of The Great Frederick Fair. There are two types of people at the fair: those who show and those who are spectators.  During the week of the 13th, students all around Fred...

New FFA members recognized at Green Hand award ceremony

(from left to right) Nancy Doll,Shea Cencula, Marcus Dye, Teia Lutman, Hanna Lindsey, Zachary Mills, Patricia Beachy, Thomas Hawthorne

by Peyton Johnson, Editor

September 24, 2019

On September 15, many new FFA members in Frederick County were recognized at the Green Hand award ceremony in the Dairy Cattle ring at the Great Frederick Fair. Students are given the certificate that then gives them the opportunity to earn the Green Hand pin. They will be given the pin to put on thei...

Drama, GSA, FFA: Club fair offers something for everybody: Photo of the Day 9/18/19

Peyron Johnson, Taylor Carbough, and Caroline Pellicier pose for a picture in front of their FFA stand.

by Ruby Cerny, Reporter

September 18, 2019

During lunch on September 13, students had the opportunity to leave the cafeteria and enter Main Street to learn about clubs.  Students used a QR code or went to to sign up for their club by September 17. Future Farmers of America (FFA) was one of the 31 clubs available, and it is open to all...

Showing an animal at the Frederick Fair: Wash, dry, clip, cut…repeat

Austin Welty grooms his cow in preparation for exhibition at the Frederick Fair.

by Peyton Johnson, Editor

September 14, 2019

For most students, the first few weeks of school are consumed with new classes, routines, friends, and teachers. For a student entering an animal in the Frederick Fair, the focus is on washing, drying, grooming, and showing.  The Great Frederick Fair opened on September 13 and the fairgrounds were ...

Signing up for clubs

Freshman, Joe Pringle goes for goal in the first futsal club meeting

by Keifer Spore and Thomas French

June 6, 2019

Students must be in good academic standing to participate in the club/activity program. Clubs are held on a rotating basis on Fridays during PREP time. Many clubs will meet during club Fridays in PREP.  Some will meet after school. Some may do both. Clubs meeting during PREP will follow an A, B, C rot...

Ryan Mondonedo takes in the role as The Father of Country Music

Ryan Mondonedo takes in the role as The Father of Country Music

by Lindsey Russo and Emily McNally

March 4, 2019

One of the 12 contestants, Ryan Mondonedo is portraying Jimmy Charles Rodgers, at the 2019 Mr. Linganore contest. Rodgers was the first country singer in the United States and is known for the song Blue Yodel. Mondonedo will be escorted by Maggie McCrossin. “I chose Jimmy Charles Rodgers becau...

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