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Gathering during the breaks can bring happiness. (Courtesy of Sarah Vendemia,Rosa Munoz, and Taylor Wilson)

Should schools extend or shorten their breaks?

by Carlee Bernard, Reporter January 9, 2024

This year, the University of Maryland in College Park (UMD) agreed to extend their Thanksgiving break, an increase from three days in the previous school year. Last month, they made the choice to lengthen...

Blackboard is the program used for dual enrollment classes, which is the same learning management system used by colleges and differs from Schoology, the system utilized by FCPS.

Dual enrollment classes: helping students get ahead or leaving them behind?

by Abby Childers, Sports Editor May 30, 2023

In the last couple years, a new program for students has emerged in high schools across the U.S. called Dual Enrollment. This is a program that allows high school students to work toward a high school...

Linganores girls varisty stand with the teachers they appreciate.

Lancer Spotlight 10/12/21: Linganore’s girl’s varsity team appreciates their teachers and pull out the win

by Sophia Hopkins, Reporter October 14, 2021

On October 12, girls varsity soccer team played against South Hagerstown. During the halftime break, each team player highlighted a teacher that they appreciate. The team picked teachers from elementary,...

How kids are learning from home while exposed to Covid or have Covid

Are Covid exposed students achieving an education while stuck in isolation?

by Brynne McKinney, Editor September 27, 2021

Imagine waking up for a normal day of school, but as you're getting ready, your parents tell you that you can't go to school because you have been exposed to Covid-19.  So you think to yourself, how...

Video: Lancer Spotlight: What do teachers enjoy most about being back in the building?

by Jamie Donohue, Editor March 22, 2021

Just over a year ago, teachers packed up their belongings and left the classrooms. The two week cancellation led to weeks, then months away from the school. This introduced the world of virtual teaching....

Student members of Linganore’s Spanish Honor Society enjoy each other’s company as they engage in discussion during one of their monthly virtual meetings.

Reaching for the (virtual) stars: Linganore honor societies continue to thrive in pandemic

by Alex Dembeck and Nikki Golemboski March 22, 2021

How do you keep honor societies active in a virtual world? Hybrid = everything is harder. Advisors and officers were puzzled over this in the National English Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, Rho...

NEHS and Mu Alpha Theta students admire exhibits at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

NEHS and MuAlpha Theta explore Washington, D.C. landmarks: Photo of the day 2/26/2020

by Zachary Tilmont, Reporter February 27, 2020

On Tuesday, February 25, the National English Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta took a field trip to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.  Braden...

The Creative Writing classs Schoology homepage.

Schoology: What is it?

by Alexis Fowler, Editor June 6, 2019

We’re making the switch, and all incoming freshmen should be prepared. In case you've missed it, FCPS is switching to a new learning management platform called Schoology. Schoology is a learning...

Sophomore, Ashley Nash dresses up in her Mickey mouse ears for Disney day.

Spirit Week celebrates Disney in honor of Beauty and the Beast musical: Photo of The Day 4/11/19

by Braden Weinel, Editor April 11, 2019

On Wednesday, April 10, students around the school dressed up in Disney themed clothes or in costumes of their favorite characters to show their school spirit as a part of spirit week.   This was also...

Senior Kelly Stouffer accepts her certificate from Gunnar Eklund.

National Mathematics Honor Society inducts 34 new members: Photo of the day 11/7/18

by Alex Dembeck, Reporter November 8, 2018

On November 7 during PREP, the National Mathematics Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta, inducted 34 new members: 15 juniors and 19 seniors. The ceremony was lead by Jennifer Weiss, math teacher, Erika Katsumoto,...

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