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Pre-Vet class gets hands-on experience grooming dogs

Pre-Vet class gets hands-on experience grooming dogs

by Braden Weinel, Editor

June 10, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase, Spring 2019

Over the course of the school year, the Pre-Vet (small) class learn how to care for different animals, such as dogs, goats, and rabbits. On some occasions, Mrs. Patricia Beachy, the teacher of the Pre-Vet classes allows students and faculty members to bring in their dogs to be washed. On June 6, Mrs. J...

Decorating graduation caps? A wild idea that may lead to wild results

Decorating graduation caps?  A wild idea that may lead to wild results

by Gabby Llewellyn, Reporter

May 8, 2019


Filed under Uncategorized

While it’s nice for students to be able to express themselves, the decoration of graduation caps has many cons that far outweigh the pros. Graduation already is a hectic time of year. If students were allowed to decorate their caps, someone would need to check each individual cap. While I’d lik...

Mock trial team achieves fourth win and maintains first place in the county: Photo of the Day 2/28/19

Mock trial team achieves fourth win and maintains first place in the county: Photo of the Day 2/28/19

by Gabby Llewellyn, Reporter

February 28, 2019


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase, Spring 2019

On February 26, the mock trial team competed against Middletown for their fourth match this season. The prosecution had a huge win against Middletown, with a score of 49-39. The team has had four consecutive wins and hopes to continue their streak. They are currently #1 in the county. Each year, th...

A Lancer’s best friend may be a dog

A Lancer’s best friend may be a dog

by Jacob Blue and Joseph Hartung

January 25, 2019


Filed under Fall 2018, Features, Showcase

It is no surprise that teens today are stressed out with projects, SATs, and college applications while they try to balance healthy social and physical lives. Many turn to their best friends for help--those best friends are often dogs. In a survey done in 2014 about Stress in America, it found that ...

Schoology slays Google Classroom: FCPS transitions to new learning management system

Schoology slays Google Classroom: FCPS transitions to new learning management system

by Beau Cameron, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 8, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, News, Showcase

FCPS is implementing a new learning management system in all Frederick County Schools: Schoology. This year, teachers have the option to use it, but FCPS plans for Schoology to replace Google Classroom and the HAC grading system entirely in 2019-2020. "We tested a lot of different systems before ...

#LanceroftheWeek: Alyson Sniffen makes a difference through music and scouting

#LanceroftheWeek: Alyson Sniffen makes a difference through music and scouting

by Elizabeth Anderson, Editor

August 20, 2018


Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Showcase

Only two years into high school, Class of 2020 student Alyson Sniffen is making waves in the LHS community--and outside of it. Sniffen participates in mock trail and band, as well as Girl Scouts, and cares a great deal about making a positive impact on the people surrounding her. "There are so many...

Mock trial team achieves their fourth win of the season: Photo of the Day 2/7/18

Mock trial team achieves their fourth win of the season: Photo of the Day 2/7/18

by Elizabeth Anderson, Editor

February 7, 2018


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

On February 6, 19 members of Linganore's mock trial team, including co-advisors Jamie Hendi and Susan Peterson, set out for the Frederick County Courthouse in their fourth competition of this year's season. After three consecutive wins over the past several weeks, the team had every right to be confident ...

All rise for 2017 mock trial

All rise for 2017 mock trial

by Jacob Blue, Reporter

December 14, 2017


Filed under Fall 2017, News

This year's case is about distracted driving. The imaginary trial involves A.C. Slater (plaintiff) and Kelly Kapowski (defendant). The two got into a car accident which resulted in both of the people being injured. Due to these injuries, they had to pay significant expenses for medical bills. The...

Mock Trial knocks Frederick out of playoffs: Photo of the day 3/2/17

Mock Trial knocks Frederick out of playoffs: Photo of the day 3/2/17

by Grace Weaver, Editor-in-Chief

March 2, 2017


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

On February 28, 2017, the mock trial team competed against Frederick and pulled out a win. While the team lost based on evidence, the team won based on points scored. The score of the match was 49-48, and Linganore received the tie point. This year's case was about lead water in school pipes, similar...

Trump wins LHS Mock Election, mirrors national results.

Trump wins LHS Mock Election, mirrors national results.

by Cassie Harris, Reporter

November 10, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, News, Showcase

"You have to be knowledgeable to vote to vote. Knowledge is power." On Monday, November 7th students of all grades voted for who they want to become the next President of the United States. Voting took place during all lunch shifts, and all students are able to participate, regardless of their age. ...

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