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Lake and Smithhisler prepare the directing chair: Photo of the Day 9/12/19

Lake and Smithhisler prepare the directing chair: Photo of the Day 9/12/19

by Thomas French, Editor

September 12, 2019

The student director for the fall play, It's a Wonderful Life, has the ability to see George Bailey's dreams realized on stage. On September 9, Jacob Blue, Thomas French, Katie Galetti, Rowan Gallagher, and Natalie Roth had appointments in Angela Smithhisler's classroom to be interviewed for the roles...

Drama rubs elbows with fame at Library of Congress: Photo of the Day 4/3/19

Drama rubs elbows with fame at Library of Congress: Photo of the Day 4/3/19

by Emily Webb, Managing Editor

April 3, 2019

“The most effective vessel to spread information is through a story,” said director of the Broadway production To Kill A Mockingbird, Aaron Sorkin.  Unlike most who must see this famous director on television or YouTube, drama students heard this wisdom from Sorkin directly. On April 2, the ...

Drama deep in rehearsal for spring musical “Beauty and the Beast”: Photo of the Day 2/9/19

Drama deep in rehearsal for spring musical “Beauty and the Beast”: Photo of the Day 2/9/19

by Thomas French, Repoter

February 11, 2019

On February 6, the cast of the musical Beauty and the Beast worked on the prologue with Mr. Dan Lake, the assistant director. Natalie Roth (Young Prince), Ashley Perise (Enchantress) practiced the setting of the curse with the two student directors Maggie Clugston and Beau Cameron. With the musical in...

Graduate Robisch makes Mice, a short film, with the help of theater students

Graduate Robisch makes Mice, a short film, with the help of theater students

by Cara Bond and Jacob Blue

January 6, 2019

On January 3, 4, and 5, alumni and former theater student Lincoln Robisch (Class of 2017), along with his film team from Towson University, gathered in the auditorium to begin filming for Robisch’s short film, Mice. Based on John Steinbeck’s acclaimed novel Of Mice and Men, Robisch’s film showcases...

National Honor Society inducts 70 new members: Photo of the Day 11/14/2018

National Honor Society inducts 70 new members: Photo of the Day 11/14/2018

by Haley Enders, Reporter

November 14, 2018

The National Honor Society Induction Ceremony took place on November 13. The hallway was crowded with inductees at around 6:30 p.m., lined up and ready to get their pictures taken on the main staircase. The ceremony began with an opening message from Mrs. Durann Ecalono, co-adviser for NHS. The NHS o...

National English Honor Society inducts 71 new members: Photo of the Day 11/07/18

National English Honor Society inducts 71 new members: Photo of the Day 11/07/18

by Emily Webb, Editor

November 8, 2018

On November 7, 2018, the National English Honor Society held their annual evening induction. An unusually large group, 71 new members, were inducted.  The ceremony began with opening remarks from the advisor, Natalie Rebetsky. Then, officers were confirmed in their positions and given time to talk about...

Journalism class shows off for Urbana/Central Office visitors

Journalism class shows off for Urbana/Central Office visitors

by Josh Tidd, Reporter

October 31, 2018

Urbana High School has a new journalism teacher, Mrs. Kristin Johnson.  October 30, she visited Lancer Media to learn more about setting up her new class. She was accompanied by Mrs. Phyllis Younkins who is a teacher specialist for professional learning. Johnson came in to learn about how Lancer Media...

Take a STAND Against Bullying: Photo of the Day 10/23/18

Take a STAND Against Bullying: Photo of the Day 10/23/18

by Tabitha Moses, Reporter

October 23, 2018

On October 22, the SGA set up an Anti-Bullying table was set-up in the cafeteria. The idea is that this will bring awareness to bullying and also to help prevent it. Senior, Alyssa Danner, who was running the table explained the purpose. “This week Linganore is trying to create awareness to stop ...

Drama department puts on successful production of The Giver

Drama department puts on successful production of The Giver

by Emily Webb, Reporter

November 30, 2017

On Sunday, November 19, the drama department wrapped up its production of the 2017 fall play, The Giver. With excellent casting and use of sets and lighting, the cast and crew did a wonderful job of making this classic novel's coming-of-age story become colorful. The Giver is a story that centers ...

The Giver opens tonight!: Photo of the Day 11/16/2017

The Giver opens tonight!:  Photo of the Day 11/16/2017

by Emily Webb, Reporter

November 16, 2017

The moment we’ve all been waiting for - Thursday evening, November 16, is the opening night of the much-awaited fall play, The Giver. This play is an adaptation of the popular novel (and 2014 movie), so many students know the story.  It stars senior Joey Galletti as Jonas and Christian Howard as ...

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