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Blindness Awareness Month: ‘Seeing’ a future of awareness

We need to be more aware of the 285 million people worldwide who are visually impaired.

by Alaina Burger and Grace Gaydosh

October 24, 2019

There are 285 million people worldwide who are visually impaired, and 39 million are blind.  October is Blindness Awareness Month, and World Sight Day was on October 11. You probably didn’t know that, and it’s okay--we didn’t either. But that’s the problem: we can’t ‘see’ blind peopl...

Senior night brings tears and smiles to the girls soccer team

The six seniors pose for a picture after their speeches right before the game.

by Sammie Hoefs, Managing Editor

October 15, 2019

Senior Night overwhelms players and their families with both joy and tears. On October 10, the girls soccer team held senior night during the game against South Hagerstown. They celebrated Allison Gagne (captain), Juliana Zeller (captain), Taylor Ferguson (captain), Brooke Bennett, Meghan Mong-Kerwin...

Mong-Kerwin hat trick leads the charge against North Hagerstown

Meghan Mong-Kerwin celebrates with her teammates.

by Ethan Hart, Editor-in-Chief

October 8, 2019

On October 7, the girls varsity soccer team beat down the North Hagerstown Hubs with a score of 3-0 at North Hagerstown High School.  Throughout the game, the Lancers dominated possession of the ball and kept North Hagerstown away from their net through smart and safe passes. Due to the rain ham...

Noah Price crowned Mr. Linganore 2019

Noah Price dressed as royalty after being named Mr. Linganore

by Braden Weinel, Editor

March 10, 2019

The “Night of Firsts” was truly magical for Noah Price, who portrayed the famous magician, Harry Houdini. Price was crowned the winner, with Morgan Fink and Ryan McFadden as runners up. Based on Price’s pre competitions points, talent, entrance, formal wear, and dance, he made it to the final thre...

Homecoming 2018: Traditional banner making spikes up competition

The winning banner hangs from the railing on Main Street.

by Grace Gaydosh, Kendall Martin, Carson Buck, Dana Kullgren, and Julie Walker

October 5, 2018

Banner making is one of the many traditions at Linganore during homecoming week. It allows class members to work together to make the first statement of Homecoming 2018 on Main Street. This year's spirit week theme was "Looking forward and remembering the past." The Class of 2021 placed first with...

Top 5 priceless summer dates close to home

A view of the National Harbor overlooking the ferris wheel.

by Grace Gaydosh, Editor

May 24, 2018

Warmer temperatures and longer days mean that there are more options for getting outdoors and spending time with that special someone. However, a lot of adventures can be expensive. You don't need to spend a lot of money to have a memorable time with your favorite girl or guy. These 5 low-cost summer...

Lancer of the Week: Dana Kullgren

Dana Kullgren (far left) enjoys her time at Harry Potter Alliance club.

by Bridget Murphy, Editor

December 13, 2016

Class of 2020 member, Dana Kullgren, is a Lancer who deserves to be recognized. Kullgren is involved in the Gay Straight Alliance and the Harry Potter Alliance. In Harry Potter Alliance, Dana is a proud member of Ravenclaw. Good friend, Elizabeth Anderson, said, "Some people may see her as 'nerdy' b...

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