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Academic team prepares for final competition: Photo of the Day 2/19/20

Academic team prepares for final competition: Photo of the Day 2/19/20

by Gillian Humphreys, Reporter

February 19, 2020

In 1927, Charles Lindbergh made the first nonstop solo transatlantic flight from New York City to Paris, what was the name of his plane? In 1926, US Route 66 was created and it ran between which two cities? In 1925, Richard G Drew invented Scotch Tape when working for what company? If you answered The Spir...

Piano class performs their annual Christmas recital: Photo of the Day 12/20/2019

Piano class performs their annual Christmas recital: Photo of the Day 12/20/2019

by William Quansah, Editor

December 20, 2019

  On December 19, the students of Piano 1, 2, and 3 demonstrated the skills they've learned over the past semester in front of friends and family in the auditorium. Each student performed a Christmas song in honor of the season. Mr. Damon Dye, the teacher of the class, gave his students a...

New tutoring option available through NHS

New tutoring option available through NHS

by Zach, Hunsaker

November 7, 2019

On November 7, the first term ends, and for many that means facing a “D” or an “F” in one or more classes.  Many students struggle to find tutoring options that work with their schedules. This year, the National Honor Society has created a program that provides tutoring services on Wednesday ...

Week 5: Lancers sweep over the Lions in 17-0 homecoming victory

Week 5: Lancers sweep over the Lions in 17-0 homecoming victory

by Jason Byrd, Ashley Nash, and Francisco Palacios

October 9, 2019

As the Lancers celebrated another year of homecoming, the game leading up to the dance was much more cheerful and exciting for Lancer fans this year. Last year, the homecoming game was a dismal defeat by the Oakdale Bears, who won 56-7. However, on October 4, the Lancers would shutout the Walkersville...

Boys soccer loses in double overtime against the Knights: Photo of the Day 9/21/19

Boys soccer loses in double overtime against the Knights: Photo of the Day 9/21/19

by Evan Gobien, Reporter

September 23, 2019

On September 19, the Lancers lost to the Middletown Knights when the Knights scored a goal in double overtime. The game was intense and both teams put up a good fight, holding the regular game score to 0 - 0.  Unfortunately, the Lancers were not able to hold them back after the Knights scored against...

Bridge collapse project delights AP Calculus students: Photo of the Day 6/11/2019

Bridge collapse project delights AP Calculus students: Photo of the Day 6/11/2019

by Ashley Martin and Grace Corbitt

June 11, 2019

On June 4 2019, Mr. William Eckard challenged his  AP Calculus class to build a bridge out of Popsicle sticks and hot glue in order to hold 200 pounds on top of it without breaking. This project was designed to test the students architectural skills and to see how well the class could figure out how...

Barbagallo, Eklund and Kullgren appear in “It’s Academic” competition: Photo of the Day 5/8/19

Barbagallo, Eklund and Kullgren appear in “It’s Academic” competition: Photo of the Day 5/8/19

by Alexis Fowler, Editor

May 8, 2019

On April 27,  It's Academic aired the pre-recorded episode with Linganore winning in the secound round of the year-long tournament.The world's longest running tv quiz show features Maryland high schools competing against each other.  In this episode, Gunnar Eklund, Dana Kullgren, and Dominic Barbagallo...

Life in Topaz Japanese Internment Camp: Mary Murakami inspires with survival story

Life in Topaz Japanese Internment Camp: Mary Murakami inspires with survival story

by Emily Webb, Managing Editor

May 1, 2019

For most teenagers, age 14 is a time spent adjusting to the trials and newness of high school. Mary Murakami, a Japanese-American in the 1940’s, had a different experience. At just 14 years old, she and her family were transported to Topaz Internment Camp in Utah. For history students, the Japanese internmen...

Model UN club attempts to change the world at Hood College

Model UN club attempts to change the world at Hood College

by Elizabeth Anderson, Watermark Editor

January 8, 2019

On January 5, students part of the Model United Nations club participated in the 14th Annual Frederick County Model U.N. Conference at Hood College. Three LHS students won awards for their performance. Elizabeth Gilmore won Best Position Paper for General Assembly 1 which dealt with violence against...

Where is The Antique Capital of Maryland? Academic team wins first match of the season with trivia expertise

Where is The Antique Capital of Maryland? Academic team wins first match of the season with trivia expertise

by Dana Kullgren, Reporter

January 7, 2019

On January 4, Linganore competed in their first match of the season against teams from Oakdale and Middletown and beat both teams with their accuracy and speed at the buzzer.  The final score was 22 (LHS), 18 (Middletown) and 9 (Oakdale). The announced category for this match was NFL. Four students, Do...

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