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The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

These are the words that represent the holiday of Christmas the most.

Does Christmas deserve a day or a month of celebrating?

by Patrick Lyons, Reporter January 9, 2023

With Christmas just around the corner, the rush of shopping, wrapping and decorating commences.  As most know, Christmas is one of the most celebrated holidays of the year, with many different activities...

Let it Snow: Youre going to love it SNOW much

Let it Snow: You’re going to love it SNOW much

by Gabby North, Reporter December 18, 2019

John Green is one of my favorite authors, and I have read all of his bestsellers from The Fault In Our Stars to Looking for Alaska. All of his books are teen dramas, as he writes many coming-of-age novels....

Is Christmas Creep really all that bad? Or is it just a way to spread joy during hard times?

Christmas Creep: The gift that keeps on giving

by Emily Webb, Editor-in-Chief December 17, 2019

Happy Hallow--Merry Christmas!  The end of October usually means spooky decorations and crowded stores, but lately, it signals the start of tinsel, wreaths, and annoying Christmas jingles. The name...

Christmas music battle, old v new.

Out with the old, in with the new: We need Christmas classics for our generation

by Erica Blockinger, Reporter December 13, 2019

We all know the classic Christmas songs sung by Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, and Mariah Carey, but I think it's time for new artists to carry on the Christmas torch. I want to hear new Christmas...

Mady loves nothing more than a bing-watching afternoon with the Hallmark Channel.

“Cheesy” is the hallmark of a Hallmark movie: That’s why we love them

by Madeline Hull, Editor December 13, 2019

There are 136 Hallmark Christmas movies, and I have seen at least 70 of them. After taking a Hallmark Channel quiz,  it revealed that  I am an EXPERT when it comes to Hallmark Christmas Movies. There...

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Volunteers critical during holiday season: Get involved!

by Delaney Cabe, Reporter December 6, 2019

Volunteering during the holidays is chaotic and heart-warming at the same time. People give their time towards other people (and animals) who aren’t as cherished. This act of appreciation may give others...

All volunteers gathered together before the breakfast started.

Key Club members get into the holiday spirit with a Santa pancake breakfast: Photo of the day 11/23/19

by Caroline Hobson, Reporter November 23, 2019

On November 23, members of the Key Club volunteered at the annual pancake breakfast, hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Mount Airy. The breakfast was held at the Calvary United Methodist Church from 7-11 a.m.  Members...

12/21/18: Where did Elfie take the selfie?

12/21/18: Where did Elfie take the selfie?

by Spencer Derrenberger, Reporter December 21, 2018

Lancer Media’s friend, Elfie, is hiding somewhere in Linganore. If you can tell us where he is in the daily picture, you will be entered in a daily contest. Winners of the daily contest will be announced...

The Twelve Days of the Season: How the world celebrates the winter holiday

The Twelve Days of the Season: How the world celebrates the winter holiday

by Cara Bond, Reporter December 18, 2018

December includes houses decorated with Christmas lights, shopping deals at every corner, Christmas trees as far as the eye can see. These classic sights are just what we expect in America. What do...

December Saturdays in Frederick downtown: holiday shopping, entertainment and hot cocoa

by Haley Enders, Reporter December 17, 2018

The four Saturdays of December are well spent in downtown Frederick. December Saturdays include plenty of activities, and the last Stop & Shop opporunity is Saturday, December 22. You'll find holiday...

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