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Juniors practice job skills with mock interviews: Photo of the Day 11/14/19

Adrianna Flickinger talks to Donna Dorman from Dorman Home Remdeling.

by Kendall Martin, Editor

November 14, 2019

On November 13, students enrolled in the English 11 class, waited patiently in line for their mock interviews. Community professionals and local business owners came to practice with the students in the cafeteria. The interviews prepare the students for job interviews in the future, so they will know...

Don’t BYOD: Leave your cell phone in your backpack

Senior Jacob Blue watches an informational YouTube video during class.

by Ethan Hart, Editor-in-Chief

September 27, 2019

At the beginning of the school year, Kristen Canning, a teacher at Ballenger Creek Elementary School, read a bedtime story to her students via Facebook live-stream. The live-stream helped build personal connections between her and her students, encouraged reading, and set an example for parents to r...

Linganore Young Life hosts Donut Olympics: Photo of the Day 5/13/19

Members of the Young Life club compete in a donut eating contest.

by Jacob Bolger, Editor-in-Chief

May 13, 2019

On May 8, 2019, Linganore High School's Young Life club held their annual Donut Olympics. This event involves games such as a donut toss, donut musical chairs, and a donut catching contest. Club is hosted weekly on Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. During club, students typically play games, sing songs, and liste...

Photo of the Day 4/27/19: Digital Photography captures an experience at The National Zoo

Julian Rodriguez takes a picture for his gallery.

by Matthew Gelhard, Managing Editor

April 27, 2019

On Thursday, April 25th, Mrs. Bozzenetti and Ms. Geisser's Digital Photography students visited The Smithsonian National Zoo in Washington, DC. The purpose of the field trip was to gather pictures of animals in their exhibits for their "Photographing Animals" project for class. Each student in th...

Students support World Down Syndrome Day by wearing #LotsOfSocks : Photo of the day 3/21/19

Class of 2021 students, Bailey Bennett, Leah Bolger, Matilda Geffen, Ashley Nash and Julian Rodriguez show off their socks to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day.

by Bailey Bennett, Reporter

March 22, 2019

On March 21, students wore fun, colorful and unique socks to show their support for World Down Syndrome Day. World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD) is held annually on March 21 to represent the cause of Down Syndrome, a triplicate of the 21st chromosome. WDSD was created to raise awareness about what...

AirPods: The new Gucci for the Ears

Buying AirPods to fit in with everyone else means shelling out $159.

by Ashley Nash and Elizabeth Rajnik

January 23, 2019

After yet another winter break full of gift giving, it’s very common to see students on their first day back flaunting their gifts from the holiday season. Whether it be trendy clothing items, new technology, or the hottest new pair of shoes, some gift ideas become much more popular than others each y...

Are the dangers of artificial turf fields worth the risk?

The tire crumb rubber rises high just from a bouncing soccer ball.

by William Quansah, Reporter

October 17, 2018

Artificial turf has increased in popularity around the world, especially in the United States. There are over 12,000 artificial turf fields across the United States, and the number is growing. They’re nice to play on, due to their flexibility with weather, and they are easy to maintain. This all se...

Boys varsity soccer scores first goals of season: Photo of The Day 9/26/18

Varsity soccer defends an Oakdale throw in during the final moments of the game.

by Erich Miller, Reporter

September 26, 2018

On September 25 the varsity boys soccer team took on the Oakdale Bears. Varsity came into the game on a 5 game losing streak, not scoring a goal all season. They were just hoping to get that one goal to carry momentum for the rest of the season. The game started out slow as the ball was batted back...

First days of spring means return to winter: Photo of the Day 3/21/18

Braden Weinel jumps down the hill at Twin Ridge Elementary.

by Grace Gaydosh, Editor

March 26, 2018

March 20 was the first day of spring. Anticipated by many, the first day of spring brought wintry weather instead of warmer temperatures. FCPS and many other counties cancelled school on Wednesday, March 21 as well as Thursday, March 22. Schools were let out 2 hours early on Tuesday, March 20 as the...

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