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Class of 2016: Latin club senior celebrates 23 days left

Hugh Norko holds

by Avery Apau, Reporter

April 21, 2016

Hugh Norko celebrated 23 days left of high school with favorite group at LHS, the Latin club. The LHS Latin club is member of the National Junior Classical League.  Norko said, "It's a relief to be graduating," though he admits he will miss attending the school where his father, Damon Norko, tea...

Mock Trial advances to regional competition for the first time in school history

The Mock Trial team poses with their judge after the competition.

by Grace Weaver

March 15, 2016

Imagine: You’re 40 years old and your 17-year-old daughter is headed straight down the lacrosse field about to score the winning goal for states, but then she collides with an opposing team member. She is told she has a possible concussion and has to be restricted from play. Next year, she comes back to pl...

Staff stings the competition at annual spelling bee: Photo of the day 3/9/16

Mr.Brown explains the rules of the spelling bee to members of the NEHS, academic team, and staff

by Tory Spruill, Reporter

March 10, 2016

On March 9, members of the academic team, National English Honor Society (NEHS), and staff competed in the fourth annual spelling bee.  All three teams struggled to spell the very difficult words chosen by Mr. Jeremy Brown, the afternoon's spelling bee Master of Ceremony. The academic team members that comp...

Lancers emerge victorious from the World Scholar’s Cup: Photo of the Day 3/4/16

The victorious World Scholar's team posing for a photo with their awards. (Left to right) JD Ensor, Dalton Monague, Samantha Buckman, Maleeha Coleburn, Richard Zhang, Seth Roberts, Brendan McCann, Garrett Wiehler, Laura Glawe, Burke Roberts, Hugh Norko, Emily Barbagallo, and Kasal Smaha.

by Kasal Smaha, Reporter

March 3, 2016

The Linganore World Scholar’s team emerged victorious from the Washington, D.C. round of the World Scholar’s Cup, bearing over thirty awards. Four teams of three Lancers each attended the competition February 27-28, 2016, competing in four events: the Team Debate, the Cooperative Essay Wr...

World Scholar’s team prepares for weekend tournament: Photo of the Day 2/25/16

Junior Brendan McCann argues against the statement

by Kasal Smaha, Reporter

February 25, 2016

On February 24, the World Scholar’s Cup team held their final practice before a competition in Washington, D.C. The meeting began with a brief overview of the Scholar’s Bowl, which is a Jeopardy-style quiz in which Scholars use their knowledge of the competition’s subjects in order to answer q...

Lancers take on World Scholar’s Cup

Lancers take on World Scholar's Cup

by Kasal Smaha, Reporter

February 22, 2016

On February 27 and 28, a diverse team of students will travel to Washington, D.C. to compete in the international World Scholar’s Cup at the British School of Washington. The local team, guided by experienced coach and social studies teacher Seth Roberts, includes Brendan McCann, James Ensor, Garrett Wiehler, Samantha...

Mock Trial team defeats Tuscarora in court case: Photo of the Day 2/11/16

Before they head to trial, Isabella Madrid, Micheal Zerr, Ryan Stark, and Maria Pellicer all work on their direct questions.

by Grace Weaver, Editor

February 11, 2016

On February 10, 2016, the Mock Trial team was triumphant over Tuscarora taking the team to a 3-1 record. This is the best that the team has done in years, and much of the credit is given to Mrs. Jamie Hendi and Mrs. Kathleen Chapman, the student advisers. The team includes Grace Weaver, Harrison King, Da...

Mock Trial team argues but loses to Brunswick in latest trial

Mock Trial before heading out to the Frederick County Courthouse
Starting from the top left: Maria Pellicier, Hugh Norko,  and Garrett Gillespie. 
From the bottom left: Ryan Stark, Sofia Schuller, and Patrick Conboy.

by Grace Weaver, Reporter

February 25, 2015

Linganore’s Mock Trial club was up against Brunswick Wednesday, Feb. 24th, but was unable to claim victory. The court case this year is very similar to the Brown case that was in the news recently. The defense team is trying to prove that the Officer Grey is not guilty for the death of Michael Case...

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