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Volunteers critical during holiday season: Get involved!

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 a hope in society. However, non-profit organizations such as food pantries are inundated with peo...

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

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 of the local Key Clubs were invited to volunteer to help serve and prepare food for ...

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 next and will receive a prize from Mrs. Rebetsky in room C207. Daily winners 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 other countries experience at the holidays? Holiday traditions around the world vary from seeming...

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 lights late-night shopping and dining, live music on the streets, caroling, and even a free trol...

Introvert-ED: “Holiday Cookies”

by Spencer Derrenberger, Cartoonist

December 6, 2018

The third installment of the "Introvert-ED" series. This time, it's a holiday special! ...

Handling an emotionally hectic holiday? Words of advice about family dynamics

Handling an emotionally hectic holiday? Words of advice about family dynamics

by Tyler Roman, Reporter

December 14, 2016

The holiday season is usually a happy time when families get together to celebrate. For as many as half of the students, there are families who don't come together during this cheery time of year. The stress of having a split family can be overwhelming at times, especially during the holiday season. ...

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

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 ...

FFA sponsors annual poinsettia sale: Order by December 1

FFA sponsors annual poinsettia sale: Order by December 1

by Emily Sherwood, Reporter

November 29, 2016

The most anticipated time of the year for the FFA, students, faculty, and families is December. The annual FFA winter holiday fundraiser ends Thursday, so act now! There are a total of 71 items to choose from, including sandwiches, cookie dough, fruit baskets, and poinsettias. Customers and the FFA members benefit from ...

The Top 10…’lit’ words and phrases of 2015

The Top 10…’lit’ words and phrases of 2015

by Olivia DuBro, Editor-In-Chief

January 3, 2016

On November 16, 2015, Oxford Dictionary released its Word of the Year: the crying laughing face emoji. These are Lancer Media's picks for the Top 10 words and phrases of 2015. 10) A1  To start off the countdown, we have the simple and tasteful A1 and, no, I don’t mean the steak sauce. The phrase was coined by a British sh...

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