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Liberal arts colleges losing their raison d’etre

Liberal arts colleges losing their raison d’etre

by Yesenia Montenegro, Editor

April 8, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Spring 2019

Colleges and universities all over the country have begun removing arts and humanities majors. As a teen who has grown up bilingual in German and has been learning Spanish  since middle school, I am frustrated about how devalued foreign language study has become. Even colleges in this area, such as McDaniel...

French Honor Society begins celebration of French Week: Photo of the Day 11/2/18

French Honor Society begins celebration of French Week: Photo of the Day 11/2/18

by Dana Kullgren, Reporter

November 2, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Photo of the Day

November 1 is the first day of French Week, the national, week-long celebration of French language and culture in America. French Week was established in 2013 by the American Association of Teachers of French (AATF). According to French teacher Madame Blonder, the purpose of French Week is “to promote th...

Seniors seal the deal with the Seal of Biliteracy award: Photo of the Day 6/14/18

Seniors seal the deal with the Seal of Biliteracy award: Photo of the Day 6/14/18

by Sammie Hoefs, Reporter

June 14, 2018


Filed under Photo of the Day

The Maryland Seal of Biliteracy is a state award for high school students to recognize their achievement in their high level of proficiency in listening, writing, reading, and speaking in one or more languages other than English. More information about this topic and the requirements can be found...

News for February 13, 2018

by Lancer Media

February 13, 2018


Filed under Daily Announcements

Today in Black History month, we recognize Jimi Hendrix, who was born on November 27, 1942 and died on September 18, 1970. Jimi Hendrix was a rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter. Although his mainstream career spanned only four years due to his death at only 27 years of age, he is widely regarded as...

News for February 6, 2017

by Lancer Media

February 6, 2017


Filed under Daily Announcements

Good morning. This is Ms. Larson, your school counselor, and today is the first day of “National School Counseling Week.” Our focus for the week is “Helping Students Realize Their Potential”. Philosopher Confucius once said, “The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your f...

Linganore excels at French language and culture day competition

Linganore excels at French language and culture day competition

by Alyssa Mattison, Editor

November 4, 2015


Filed under News

On Saturday, October 24, three teams represented Linganore at French language and culture day event hosted by Alliance Francaise de Frederick. During the event, speakers such as Thomas DeWayne Cash and Mukendi Tambo, who represented Ambassador Francois Ballumuene, spoke about how the French langua...

Class of 2019–People You Need to Know: Madame Dragana Blonder, foreign language

Class of 2019–People You Need to Know: Madame Dragana Blonder, foreign language

by Aprilynn Slifker and Frannie Davis

June 9, 2015


Filed under Welcome Class of 2019!

The Lance interviewed Madame Dragana Blonder as a part of the 54 Questions feature. Madame Blonder is the only French teacher and teaches from French 1 to AP French. Madame Blonder is fluent in three languages French, English and her native language Croatian. She was born and raised in Croatia, learn...

French students taste their new culture: Photo of the Day 4/15/2015

French students taste their new culture: Photo of the Day 4/15/2015

by Gail Montgomery, Reporter

April 15, 2015


Filed under Photo of the Day

On any school day, students munch on American delicacies like Cheez-Its and potato chips, but on Wednesday, April 15, Madame Blonder’s second period French class had a feast of a very different kind. Advanced Studies students studying the specialties of French-speaking countries made traditional...

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