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The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

Girl Scouts gather together for their planning meeting while following social-distance guidelines.

Dollars and “sense” during Covid-19: Fundraising amidst a global pandemic

by Sarah Webb and Audrey Kilgore March 2, 2021

Before Covid-19, fundraising looked like gatherings around big tables with posters and decorations that support a cause. Think about Boy Scouts selling popcorn at the entrance of a grocery store. Non-profit...

Alyson Sniffen, second from left, poses on bridge after Girl Scout bridging ceremony with Abbey Parker, Dana Kullgren, Yesenia Montenegro, and Keekee Myers

#LanceroftheWeek: Alyson Sniffen makes a difference through music and scouting

by Elizabeth Anderson, Editor August 20, 2018

Only two years into high school, Class of 2020 student Alyson Sniffen is making waves in the LHS community--and outside of it. Sniffen participates in mock trail and band, as well as Girl Scouts, and cares...

Kelsey Ward, at age 12,  next to the Juliette Gordon Low medallion in Washington, D.C.

Girl scouting has an image problem, and it’s not solved by joining the boys

by Kelsey Ward, Editor October 30, 2017

Juliette Gordon Lowe, the founder of Girl Scouts, once said, “Right is right even if no one else does it.” Lowe, known as “Crazy Daisy,” would be turning over in her grave if she knew what was...

Kelsey Ward stands in front of The Capitol building.

Tunneling under Capitol Hill: My adventure interning for Congressman Hastings

by Kelsey Ward, Editor September 29, 2017

Do you think that the government doesn’t work? It is very easy to believe this with the headlines that appear in the news every day. However, I think that I might have a solution for you… become an...

Erin addressing the group of helpers.

Erin Lafferty goes Gold with her troop

by Kelsey Ward, Reporter December 19, 2016

The Eagle Scout award in Boy Scouts is familiar to everyone as the height of leadership and personal achievement.  For Girl Scouting, the Gold Award has not had the same attention, even though it is equivalent...

Senior Abigail Hiltke hosted a dance class for disabled children as her Gold Award project

Is Girl Scouting still relevant?

by Emily Gorham and Amanda Anderson April 1, 2016

Currently, there are almost 2 million Girl Scouts throughout the world and another 800,000 adult volunteers. Almost 40% of women in the United States have participated in Girl Scouts at one time or another...

Ban Bossy movement encourages young women to be more assertive

Ban Bossy movement encourages young women to be more assertive

by Jessica Steves, Reporter March 29, 2014

“When a little boy asserts himself, he’s called a leader. But when a little girl does the same, she risks being branded as bossy. Words like bossy send a message: don’t raise your hand or speak up.” This...

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