The Lance

How Lancers honor the fallen: Photo of the Day 9/11/19

 Students Grace Gaydosh, Alaina Burger, Kendall Marti, and Leah Bolger visit the 9-11 wreath to pay their respects.

by Jacob Blue, Managing editor

September 11, 2019

Eighteen years ago today, a tragic act of terrorism was performed by al Qaeda and Osama bi Laden when nineteen militants hijacked four airplanes and enacted suicide bombings.  Two planes hit the World Trade Center in New York, a plane crashed into the Pentagon in Washington D.C., and the finale ...

Horticulture says “I do” to making flowers arrangements for local wedding: Photo of the Day 5/24/19

Mr. Hawthorne helps Lacee Larman arrange a bouquet for Saturday's wedding.

by Bailey Bennett, Reporter

May 28, 2019

On May 16 and 17, Mr. Hawthorne’s horticulture 2, 3, and 4 students worked diligently to create various flower piece for a local wedding. This particular wedding was for Linganore alumni, Jessie Turner and her fiancé. The wedding took place on May 18.  The horticulture class made over 40 pieces ...

Senior Countdown 2019: Future Farmers of America are kickin’ it for 14 days left

Michael Selzer, Nicole Muller, Makayla Glock, and Ryan Mondonedo are pumped for 14 days left.

by Emily McNally, Ashley Baker

May 2, 2019

There are 14 days left for seniors and the FFA members are making it the best 14 days while they last. The Class of 2019 FFA members include: Nicole Muller, Ryan Mondonedo, Makayla Glock, Michael Selser, Jackie Hinkson, and Karly Fink. They are all 4-year members of FFA. Nicole Muller will be attendi...

Horticulture class hosts annual poinsettia sale: Photo of the day 11/28/18

Senior Grace Winnipigler watering her poinsettias.

by Julie Walker, Editor

November 28, 2018

The horticulture classes have been tending 650 red and white poinsettias. The sale runs from December 11 to the winter break. Each flower will be sold for $8 and all proceeds go to the horticulture department. "We get the poinsettias pre-finished from Esbenshade's Green House in Pennsylvania. The students ...

Horticulture students make Prom Arrangements: Photo of the Day 5/11/2018

Rachel Bechler and Lynn Edmiston make white corsages.

by Nicole Muller

May 11, 2018

Horticulture seniors Lynn Edmiston and Rachel Bechler make white corsages. With experience in preparing floral arrangements for all sorts of events, ranging from simple table settings to weddings, the Horticulture class is prepared to tackle this challenge. Horticulture class has been taking orders ...

Flowers, herbs, and vegetables bloom at annual plant sale: Photo of the Day 4/29/18

Mikayla Jordan and Breanna Spielman watering plants at the plant sale.

by Sean Alvarado, Reporter

April 30, 2018

The annual LHS Plant Sale is open on May 5, 6 and 12, 13: Saturdays from 9am-1pm and Sundays 11am-3pm. Located in the greenhouse, there will be flowers, fruit, and vegetables. The sale is run by Thomas Hawthorne, Patricia Beachy, and students in horticulture classes. Students work there to get real-...

Class of 2018 Countdown: Horticulture seniors are busy with last plant sale

Malik Moss, Joey Lewis, Brandon Hemp, and Jade Taylor holding flowers representing 18 days left for seniors!

by Sean Alvarado, Reporter

April 27, 2018

Seniors in horticulture are busy making getting ready for the plant's sale throughout their last 18 days left. Joey Lewis has been taking horticulture throughout all of high school. “My favorite part of this class is working with my friends,” said Lewis. He really enjoyed the class and would ...

Horticulture transplants flowers for spring: Photo of the Day 2/15/18

Stacie McClellan, Breanna Spielman, and Renia Morfoot transplant flowers.

by Nicole Muller, Editor

February 15, 2018

With poinsettia sales long over and spring around the corner, horticulture students and planting and transplanting for the spring.  Stacie McClellan, Breanna Spielman, and Renia Morfoot transplanted Dark Blue Lobelias into large pots for better growth. The plants are going to be grown in the school...

Horticulture class makes Thanksgiving arrangements: Photo of the Day 11/21/17

Charlotte Koogle and Francesca Martinazzi work on their arrangements.

by Lindsey Russo, Reporter

November 21, 2017

On November 17, 20 and 21,  the horticulture classes made Thanksgiving flower arrangements to celebrate the holiday. Students will give the arrangements as gifts or use them themselves at home.  The department sold arrangements to staff members, too. Class of 2020 member Charlotte Koogle said, ...

44th annual community show celebrates agricultural heritage

Students show off their pets at the dog show.

by Lauren Hall, Reporter

October 4, 2017

The 44th Annual Community Show, in the auxiliary gym, from October 1st-3rd, celebrated the community's arts, food, produce, and crafts. The Linganore-New Market Community Show "unites the communities and districts surrounding Linganore High School to present a show of their talents and agricultural produce." The submission categories include: Canned Foods, "Jellies, Preserves, and Pickles," Cakes, Baked Product...

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