The Lance

Annual community show is a blue ribbon affair, and a dying tradition

The honorary ribbons, new this year, are ready for awards.

by Joshua Todd, Erica Blockinger, Ashley Martin, and Sierra Rossman

October 8, 2019

The smell of freshly baked cakes and pies mingles with chatter and a community coming together. The names of department chairpersons are familiar--they represent families and farms who have resided in the New Market Linganore area for a long time--Rossman, Rhoderick, Mullineaux, Thompson, Schroyer, Ripple...

Once a Lancer, always a Lancer: Class of 2018 graduates–Moyer, Ecalano awarded the Golden Lance

Class of 2018 graduates throw their caps.

by Emily Reed, Co-editor-in-chief

May 31, 2018

It was a joyous occasion when the Class of 2018, comprised of 330 members, graduated on May 30th at Knott Arena in the PNC Sports Complex at Mount St. Mary’s University. This celebration of their accomplishments was well deserved for such a legendary senior class! The ceremony opened with the prelude, “Pat...

Annual NHS Talent Show contestants perform to fight against cancer: Photo of the Day 5/4/18

All of the talent show performers following the conclusion of the show.

by Devin Barge, Co-Editor-In-Chief

May 15, 2018

On May 4th, the National Honor Society (NHS) hosted their annual talent show in the auditorium. The show was compiled of talent acts, being headlined by 2018 Mr. Linganore winner Josh Watson and his band with their original performance of "1 fish 2 fish, red fish blue fish." The show was hosted by...

Class of 2018 Bright Futures: Jordan Cencula dives into Salisbury University

Class of 2018 Bright Futures: Jordan Cencula dives into Salisbury University

by Devin Barge, Co-Editor-In-Chief

April 23, 2018

Jordan Cencula decided to attend Salisbury University because she loves the educational program at the university and loves its location. Cencula plans to major in secondary education history and minor in earth science. "I want to become a high school history teacher and help students find their ...

Class of 2018: With 23 days to go, these drama department seniors are excited for graduation

Drama department seniors gather around a variety of shoes featured in the spring musical, to celebrate 23 days until graduation.

by Mackenzie Berry, Reporter

April 20, 2018

With 23 days until the senior graduation, these drama department Footloose cast members are reflecting upon their years involved in the department and remembering all of the friendships that they've made over the course of their high school careers. Some of the seniors have been involved in all eight pro...

Class of 2018: Mu Alpha Theta seniors celebrate 29 days left with a math problem

Mu Alpha Theta seniors pose for day 29 senior countdown photo on Main Street.

by Allison King, Reporter

April 12, 2018

Senior members of the honor society, Mu Alpha Theta, kicked off their 29 senior days with none other than a math problem! Members gathered on Main Street to snap a photo of the math problem they solved. The honor society has 42 graduating seniors this year.  Mu Alpha Theta has participated in many even...

Dance for Hope recital taps into the giving spirit: Photo of the Day 11/29/17

Savage dance company performs a hip hop dance to kick off the recital.

by Emily Reed, Co-editor-in-chief

November 29, 2017

It was a packed house for Lily Weaver's Dance for Hope benefit dance recital on November 28th. More than 500 people attended the fundraiser, and the event raised approximately $4,000 to benefit the Weaver family. Junior Lily Weaver is battling Ewing's Sarcoma for the second time. Dance and drama teache...

Dancers showcase their moves: Photo of the Day 5/22/17

Solana Rios and Maggie Adams, Class of 2020, and Jessica Steed, Class of 2017, performed at last years dance recital to a song called

by Emily Reed, Managing Editor

May 23, 2017

Mrs. Angela Smithhisler (@Teacher_Smitty), head of the drama and dance department, had tweeted  "Don't miss the Dance Showcase this Monday at 7. The dancers have worked so hard and it's going to be a great show!" Smithhisler delivered on her promise, and the dancers and tech crew combined to create a show worth a sta...

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