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Book Lovers get ready to read: Natalie’s top choices for summer 2018

Book Lovers get ready to read:  Natalie’s top choices for summer 2018

by Natalie Roth, Reporter

June 11, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

It's finally time to bask in the sun, travel to places with friends, and most importantly, read as many books as possible. Here are a few books on my beach bucket list. Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone These books follow the storyline of a young boy named Harry Potter who finds out that he is a w...

News for April 25, 2018

by Lancer Media, Editor

April 25, 2018


Filed under Daily Announcements

The Linganore Performing Arts Department has been hard at work getting ready for the spring musical, Footloose. Let’s take a look. Show dates and times are April 26th, 27th, and 28th at 7pm with MAT-IN-AY shows on the 28th and 29th at 2 PM. See Mrs. Smithhisler in D101 with any questions. Seni...

News for April 23, 2018

by Lancer Media

April 23, 2018


Filed under Daily Announcements

The Linganore Performing Arts Department has been hard at work getting ready for the spring musical “Footloose”. Tickets will be on sale for students all week during all lunch shifts. The price for student admission is $5.00.  Show dates and times are April 26th, 27th, and 28th at 7:00 pm, with...

Emily Reed’s top 10 bad lines from good movies (2010’s)

Emily Reed’s top 10 bad lines from good movies (2010’s)

by Emily Reed, Co-editor-in-chief

December 19, 2017


Filed under Fall 2017, Showcase, Top 10 of 2017

A movie’s job is to create the illusion of another world within the screen but, sometimes, the screen crumbles and the outside world comes in. Breaking the fourth wall can occur in the form of misplaced objects in period pieces, poor film editing, and lines that are so out-of-place or worded so poorly...

Flutist Katsumoto, more than a melody

Flutist Katsumoto, more than a melody

by Emily Reed, Editor

March 3, 2017


Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Showcase, Spring 2017

Since fourth grade, Erika Katsumoto has been playing the flute. Six years later, she is still pursuing her passion. She is a part of Linganore's concert band and second semester symphonic band. Outside of school, she is involved in the woodwind ensemble at Hood College, Frederick Youth Flute Choir, and All-County band. "She has earned first chair in All-County Band as a fresh...

20 under 20: Unique gifts for your favorite fangirl (or fanboy)

20 under 20: Unique gifts for your favorite fangirl (or fanboy)

by Elizabeth Anderson, Reporter

December 13, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Showcase, Winter Festivities

If you're struggling to find a holiday present for that one person you love to death but won't be satisfied with a simple t-shirt or gift card to Barnes and Noble? That one person who just so happens to be obsessed with some terrifying television show or book series that doesn't seem to end? Look no ...

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Nothing short of fantastic

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Nothing short of fantastic

by Savannah Sitler, Reporter

December 1, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2016, Showcase

With screenwriter J.K. Rowling, director David Yates, and lead Eddie Redmayne, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (Fantastic Beasts) was practically guaranteed for success as soon as the idea was posed. The film was officially released internationally on November 18, 2016. The anticipation I had endured wa...

Harry Potter Alliance designs magical t-shirts: Photo of the Day 10/14/16

Harry Potter Alliance designs magical t-shirts: Photo of the Day 10/14/16

by Elizabeth Anderson, Reporter

October 14, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Photo of the Day, Showcase

On October 14, the Harry Potter Alliance (frequently called HPA) met during PREP to design t-shirts showcasing their Harry Potter pride. This was the club's second meeting of the 2016-2017 school year. During their first meeting, each new club member was "sorted" into a Hogwarts' House based on their personality and bonded with o...

Book Review: The Cursed Child is leaving Harry Potter fans turning (time) with delight

Book Review: The Cursed Child is leaving Harry Potter fans turning (time) with delight

by Elizabeth Anderson, Reporter

September 20, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Book Reviews, Fall 2016, Showcase

It’s been over nine years since J.K. Rowling’s (@jk_rowling) supposed finale to the Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, and more than five since the last movie came out, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part Two. Since then, avid fans have had to resort to re-reading the series, over and over and over again (not that Harry Potter could ever...

The Whimsical Wizards win the 2016 Quidditch tournament

The Whimsical Wizards win the 2016 Quidditch tournament

by Alyssa Mattison, Editor

May 20, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

On Tuesday, May 18, seven teams stepped away from Linganore and into the wizarding world of Hogwarts for the second annual Quidditch tournament. Under a stormy sky, teams competed to win the golden snitch trophy and a bag of Harry Potter themed prizes. The teams who participated in the tournament in...

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