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Use your head: Think before you ask questions about a black woman’s hairstyle

African American girls endure constant comments related to their hair--much of it comes from the speaker not understanding the black hair basics.

by Maya Apau, Editor

May 12, 2020

***This is PART 2  of a series of stories about the black experience at a suburban Maryland high school. In Part 1, Lancer Media reported on the spark of activism created when the  AACC (African American Culture Club) spoke to the staff at a faculty meeting.  They described the intentional and unintentional di...

Maple Buttercream Waffle Cake Recipe: a perfect combination of breakfast and dessert

Maple Buttercream Waffle

by Alana Baye, Guest Reporter

May 18, 2018

A waffle cake is the perfect breakfast/dessert for a special occasion.  With summer vacation on the horizon, students will have more time for kitchen activities, and this is a recipe you can handle on your own.  The result makes the perfect picnic dessert, Father's Day breakfast, afternoon tea or birthday...

From 1962-2017: The Ever Evolving Face of Linganore High School

A last look at the old building. Photos courtesy of Linganore yearbook collection, yearbook of 2008

by Alex Ismael, Reporter

March 28, 2017

Ever wonder what Linganore looked like back when it opened in 1962? It was quite different than what it looks today. There were a lot fewer housing developments in and around the Linganore district than there are in 2017. There were more endless fields, farms and a lot less traffic. The driveway was...

The masks we wear: 9/11 class project reveals the effects of trauma on soldiers

Maya Hannon describes a mask she made for the 9/11 mask project.

by Beau Cameron, Managing Editor

March 2, 2017

The 9/11 studies course was approved by the Board of Education in spring 2016, and Mr. Darren Hornbeck taught the course for the first time in the fall of 2016.  The mask project was one part of the class experience.   The class discusses the effects of 9/11 on our modern society and military, the ...

Welcome to LHS: Social studies department addition Jensen finds teaching “sweet,” like Haribo gummy bears

Jensen explores The Renaissance with his third period class.

by Nicole Muller and Beau Cameron

September 6, 2016

This story is part of Lancer Media’s fall series welcoming new staff.  We enjoyed learning about many teachers but apologize that we were unable to cover every new teacher. Mr. James Jensen teaches Modern World History and AP World History and has a passion for farming. He raises chickens, goats, tu...

LHSsees2020: Rachel Huston goes from ‘Fear the Spear’ to ‘Fear the Turtle’

LHSsees2020: Rachel Huston goes from 'Fear the Spear' to 'Fear the Turtle'

by Olivia DuBro, Editor-in-Chief

April 25, 2016

Fear the turtle, fearless learner "I was basically born into the traditions [of University of Maryland.] I grew up on that campus," said Rachel Huston. Huston has been sporting 'Fear the Turtle' and 'Testudo' decorated sweatshirts, t-shirts, pants, and hats for as long as she can remember. "I wanted to follow in my parents' footsteps," Huston said. While pride and tr...

Which woman should be on the $10?

Which woman should be on the $10?

by Olivia DuBro, Editor

December 3, 2015

It's no doubt that women of the United States have been underrepresented in official government positions. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew has decided that the new ten dollar note should feature a woman to represent a "champion of inclusive democracy." The decision to put a woman on a dollar ...

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