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Rebounding from injury, Cailyn Barthlow commits to Hood College for softball

Rebounding from injury, Cailyn Barthlow commits to Hood College for softball

by Emily Webb, Reporter

November 9, 2017


Filed under Fall 2017, Showcase, Signing Day 2017

On November 8th, Cailyn Barthlow officially signed the National Letter of Intent to play softball at Hood College in Maryland. During her four years at Linganore, she has played varsity volleyball, basketball, and softball. In addition to playing on multiple high school teams, she is also a membe...

How mighty is the SAT?

How mighty is the SAT?

by Emily Reed, Co-editor-in-chief

October 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion

A few years ago, whether students liked it or not, the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) was a huge part of their future. Seniors busied themselves applying to colleges and taking the SAT for the last time before they applied. Now, some seniors are choosing not to take the SAT because the schools they ar...

Lily’s hope — and incredible strength

Lily’s hope — and incredible strength

by Bridget Murphy, Opinions and Layout Design Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

The Disney character Hercules once said, "A true hero isn't measured by [her] strength, but by the strength of [her] heart." These words, describe Lily Weaver, a 16 year old who is battling cancer for the second time. In 2016, The Truth 365 asked Lily to be a national spokesperson for their non-p...

Class of 2017: Girls lacrosse sticks it with 7 days of school left

Class of 2017: Girls lacrosse sticks it with 7 days of school left

by Grace Weaver, Editor-in-Chief

May 15, 2017


Filed under Senior Countdown 2017, Showcase, Spring 2017

Seniors have seven days left and the senior lacrosse girls are ready to stick it. After the loss to Middletown in the quarterfinals, the girls celebrated their season May 15, 2017, with a banquet at Dutches Daughter. This year there was three seniors, Emily Daly defender, Grace Weaver a midfielder, and...

Lancer to Blazer: Grace Weaver Signs to Hood College to play Soccer

Lancer to Blazer: Grace Weaver Signs to Hood College to play Soccer

by Alex Ismael and Tory Spruill

February 2, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring 2017

February 1st - Grace Weaver signed to Hood College to play for the Blazers’ soccer. Weaver has been a part of the varsity team for four years. This season, Weaver was a starting central defender. Previously, she had taken on the positions of center mid and outside wing. In her club teams, she has always been a st...

Seniors Sign National Letters of Intent

Seniors Sign National Letters of Intent

by Beau Cameron, Managing Editor

February 2, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring 2017

Graduation, as most athletes know all too well, often terminates a player’s career in sports. In football, only 8% of all high school players are recruited to play in college, 2.4% in Division I schools. On National Signing Day, February 1,  eight senior athletes committed to college athletics. Noll ...

News for January 31, 2017

by Lancer Media

January 31, 2017


Filed under Daily Announcements

Attention all students who have taken or are taking an Advanced Placement course this year: Please remember to provide your AP exam registration form and payment to Mrs. Smith in the Assistant Principals’ office no later than Friday, February 17th.  You don’t want to miss out on the opportunity ...

Year 32: Rebetsky ‘clowns around’ but loves teaching high school English

Year 32: Rebetsky ‘clowns around’ but loves teaching high school English

by Jacob Bolger, Reporter

September 22, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Showcase, Veteran Teachers

Raising chickens, gardening, and taking care of her grandson, Noah, are all things that Mrs. Natalie Rebetsky loves to do when she isn't at school. Rebetsky frequently tells her students about her chicken care horror stories, and she has a large portion of her classroom covered in pictures of chickens. Now,...

Welcome to LHS: Principal Doll take helm of LHS

Welcome to LHS: Principal Doll take helm of LHS

by Grace Weaver, Alicia Nasto, and Amanda Anderson

September 5, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Welcome New Staff

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.   Ms. Nancy Doll has been an administrator for 20 years in Frederick County Public Schools. While she has never been a Lancer be...

LHSsees2020: Luke Staley joins Hood’s Class of 2020

LHSsees2020: Luke Staley joins Hood’s Class of 2020

by Tory Spruill, Reporter

May 5, 2016


Filed under Senior Destinations, Showcase

Luke Staley plans to start his college education at Hood College this fall. His major is undecided. He said, "I'm going to see what I like and explore college." "They have a really pretty campus," said Staley.  "And my mom graduated from there. She was a heavy lobbyist for me to go to Hood." ...

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