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Students stay silent to break the silence: Photo of the Day 4/20/19

Students stay silent to break the silence: Photo of the Day 4/20/19

by Emily Watson, Reporter

April 20, 2019


Filed under Photo of the Day, Spring 2019

On April 17, students participated in the Day of Silence. The Day of Silence is a student-led protest against bullying and harassment of students in the LGBTQ community and their supporters. LGBTQ stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning students. From the first bell of the day t...

Varsity and junior varsity softball teams scrimmage to prepare for upcoming games: Photo of the Day 3/18/19

Varsity and junior varsity softball teams scrimmage to prepare for upcoming games: Photo of the Day 3/18/19

by Gabby Llewellyn, Reporter

March 18, 2019


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase, Spring 2019

On March 15, the softball teams had a joint practice to help set up the field and to scrimmage each other. The varsity team raked and prepared the field itself, while junior varsity set up nets around the batting cage and hung posters. Due to the recent rain, the field was messy, so raking and dragg...

Beau Cameron hopes to overpower the competition as Captain America

Beau Cameron hopes to overpower the competition as Captain America

by Emily Webb and Emily Watson

March 1, 2019


Filed under Mr. Linganore 2019, Spring 2019

Beau Cameron is one of 12 contestants competing for the Mr. Linganore 2019 title. In honor of this year’s theme, A Night of Firsts, Cameron will be portraying Captain America, the first Avenger. Cameron’s interpretation of his character has a fresh angle. “I chose my character not becaus...

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


Filed under Fall 2018, Photo of the Day

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...

Bloodsworth: Maryland’s One Book is a tragic, yet inspiring story

Bloodsworth: Maryland’s One Book is a tragic, yet inspiring story

by Spencer Derrenberger, Reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Book Reviews, Fall 2018, Showcase

“Heartbreaking, thought-provoking, and well-written.” These are the words forensics science teacher Ms. Jessica Baker, used to describe the events of Bloodsworth: The True Story of the First Death Row Inmate Exonerated by DNA Evidence by Tim Junkin. Every year, the One Maryland One Book program chooses a book according to a theme and encourages communities all over Maryland to read the selected piece together...

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 ...

Students support LGBT rights with Day of Silence

Students support LGBT rights with Day of Silence

by Tymira Davis, Reporter

May 1, 2018


Filed under News

The Day Of Silence is when students from any school take a day-long vow that they will be silent  from bell to bell. It was started when a student from the University of Wyoming, Matthew Shepard, was brutally beaten and murdered for being gay. There are many stories like this one where people cannot share their sexuality an...

Second annual GSA dance a success: Photo of the Day 3/14/17

Second annual GSA dance a success: Photo of the Day 3/14/17

by Katie Lehman, Editor

March 13, 2017


Filed under Photo of the Day, Spring 2017

On March 11, Linganore's Gay Straight Alliance club held their second annual dance in support of the LGBT community. With the success of last year's first dance, the group welcomed students from Governor Thomas Johnson High School's GSA to attend as well. GSA students collected donations for the Tr...

Forensic Science gets gruesome around school: Photo of the Day 2/17/17

Forensic Science gets gruesome around school: Photo of the Day 2/17/17

by Cindy Zheng, Reporter

February 17, 2017


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

Every year caution tapes and blood splatters are found all over the school.  The halls are transformed into crime scenes that need solving. Ms. Jessica Baker's Forensic Science class experiences real-life crime scenes where they learn to "package evidence, work as a team, and analyze a scenario,"...

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