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Still I Rise: African American Culture Club teaches lessons about racism to staff

Minority students at LHS explained that they deal with these negative experiences on a daily basis.

by Maya Apau, Editor

May 11, 2020

**This is Part I of a series of stories featuring the African American experience in a suburban Maryland high school. As African American students in a predominantly Caucasian school, there are multitude of inherent differences from peers. The primary tensions and adversities arise from skin color and cult...

One Tribe: Lancer seniors stay positive through COVID-19

Grace and Alaina worry they will wear graduation robes only for photo shoots.

by Grace Gaydosh and Alaina Burger

April 3, 2020

For the seniors, this school year seemed to be a series of losses.  Linganore High School’s class of 2020 lost the spirit stick during the Homecoming Spirit Week. They lost their last football state championship game as well. Now, due to COVID-19, they might lose prom, graduation, and their last su...

Benefo among King award recipients at 30th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

Kojo Benefo poses with his parents and Principal Nancy Doll.

by William Quansah, Editor

January 22, 2020

Attendants of the 30th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King celebration ceremony were greeted by this message in their brochures from United States Senator Ben Cardin: "I am confident when we come together for positive change, there is no obstacle we cannot overcome." FCPS holds an MLK celebration...

Annual Lancer Candy Lane sparks holiday joy: Photo of the Day 12/16/19

Business Honor Society sells snacks to raise money for families in need.

by Alaina Burger, Reporter

December 16, 2019

On December 14, the annual Lancer Candy Lane was hosted in the cafeteria and on Main Street. The event aims to provide a day of fun-filled activities and crafts for local families to get into the holiday spirit, and getting a free printed photo of a visit with Santa is one of the hallmarks. Many h...

Student Voices program returns: Photo of the Day 10/25/19

Group picture of the Student Voices members.

by William Quansah, Editor

October 25, 2019

On October 24, the Students Voices program was held in the Learning Commons for the second consecutive year. Over 30 students were selected as student ambassadors to represent the student body. There was a combination of students who participated in last year's first ever session as well as new participants...

Boys soccer falls short in thrilling encounter against Urbana

Midfielder Colin Choudhary (left) and Urbana goalscorer Nick Narvaez (right) contest for the ball

by William Quansah, Editor

September 26, 2019

On September 24, varsity boys soccer lost 2-1 against Urbana courtesy of a free-kick from midfielder Nick Narvaez late in the second half. Urbana started out the game strong, possessing play throughout the first half, but Linganore's defense answered. Hawk strikers were unable to beat the defensive...

Promposal Pandemonium: If the Shoe fits? … Ask her to Prom

Kojo Benefo and Ave-Boghossian James posing for a cute picture with their unique promposal sign.

by Ashley Martin, Editor

May 1, 2019

With only 12 days until prom Kojo Benefo asked his best friend Avé Boghossian-James to prom using a pair of yellow Vans and a cute sign saying “ Avé, prom would be off the wall with you!” Benefo collaborated with Boghossian-James's friends, Lizzie Hall and Katie Johnson in order to pick out...

Model UN club attempts to change the world at Hood College

Students and advisors prepare for opening remarks.

by Elizabeth Anderson, Watermark Editor

January 8, 2019

On January 5, students part of the Model United Nations club participated in the 14th Annual Frederick County Model U.N. Conference at Hood College. Three LHS students won awards for their performance. Elizabeth Gilmore won Best Position Paper for General Assembly 1 which dealt with violence against...

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