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Lily Weaver Perseverance Award: Lancer Media creates recognition in memoriam

Lily Weaver Perseverance Award: Lancer Media creates recognition in memoriam

by Ethan Hart and Lilly Hart

January 24, 2020

We at The Lance are deeply saddened by the news of former Managing Editor Lily Weaver’s passing on December 20, 2019. As a member of Lancer Media from 2016 to 2019, Weaver was an integral part of making The Lance a Student Newspaper Online (SNO) Distinguished Site for four consecutive years. To memorial...

Lancer Media interviews Katryna Perera, Education Reporter for the Frederick News Post

Lancer Media interviews Katryna Perera, Education Reporter for the Frederick News Post

by Joshua Todd, Reporter

December 20, 2019

Katryna Perera loves visiting schools, attending Board of Education meetings, and reporting on test scores. That's because she believes "education is the backbone of society." On December 6, Education Reporter for the Frederick News Post Katryna Perera visited Lancer Media to discuss her career in jour...

Boffman shares leadership and communication wisdom with Lancer Media

Boffman shares leadership and communication wisdom with Lancer Media

by Madeline Hull, Editor

December 20, 2019

Daryl Boffman is not afraid to speak his mind, but he also cautions the public that social media is not the place to rant. He knows this first-hand because social media and FCPS is one area that Boffman spends a lot of time in his job.  This is important to Boffman because he is Executive Director of Pub...

Students prepare for Journalism service project, Ryan’s Case for Smiles: Photo of the Day 5/14/19

Students prepare for Journalism service project, Ryan’s Case for Smiles: Photo of the Day 5/14/19

by Leah Bolger, Reporter

May 14, 2019

On May 13, students participating in the Ryan’s Case for Smiles service project began their effort into completing the assembly of the pillowcases. Journalism members have been working together for months to collect donations for fabric and reached their goal of 20 pillowcases.  Lauren Miller, Mrs. ...

Journalism holds the first annual Paper Plate Awards: Photo of the Day 1/25/19

Journalism holds the first annual Paper Plate Awards: Photo of the Day 1/25/19

by Ethan Hart, Managing Editor

January 25, 2019

On January 24, the staff of The Lance held their first annual Paper Plate Awards. The awards ceremony was held during second and third period for each journalism class. Journalism students gave each other decorated paper plates with an award on each plate. The first year journalism students made the J...

Journalism protects American democracy

Journalism protects American democracy

by Ethan Hart, Managing Editor

December 11, 2018

Jamal Khashoggi, a writer for The Washington Post and critic of Saudi Arabia’s ruler Mohammed bin Salman, disappeared on October 2 after entering a Saudi Arabian embassy in Turkey. His apparent death, along with many other journalists since 1993, illustrated the frightening truth that press freedom is i...

News for October 29

by Lancer Media

October 29, 2018

Juniors and Seniors interested in speaking with colleges, the following colleges will be visiting Linganore during PREP.  Saint Mary’s College is visiting today and Mount Saint Mary’s is visiting tomorrow. Sign up today in Naviance or stop by Student Services to learn more. FCPS is taking part in...

News September 12

by Lancer Media

September 12, 2018

The Center for Women in Technology (CWIT) at UMBC is pleased to invite high-achieving high school girls who are interested in pursuing computing and engineering majors to campus for a couple of events this fall. Many programs are available to sign up for, including the Cyber 101 Program for interest ...

Oh, the places you’ll go: Sydney Rossman slips into Slippery Rock University

Oh, the places you’ll go: Sydney Rossman slips into Slippery Rock University

by Grace Weaver, Editor-in-Chief

April 28, 2017

Sydney Rossman will slip into Slippery Rock University next year. She will be majoring in Recreational Therapy. Before Rossman moves onto the next chapter in her life, she will be embarking on an European Viking River Cruise. The cruise will visit Amsterdam, Kinderdik, Cologne, Rudesheim, Koblenz,...

Journalists ‘fall in love’ with new class: Photo of the Day 1/24/17

Journalists ‘fall in love’ with new class: Photo of the Day 1/24/17

by Grace Weaver, Editor-in-Chief

January 25, 2017

January 24, 2017 marked the beginning of the new semester and to break the ice, the Journalism class spent the second half of the class 'falling in love' with each other.  Before the activity started, Adviser Natalie Rebetsky said, "We want you to fall in love with Journalism, so lets give this a tr...

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