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The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

In the new Scooby Doo, CoCo flirtatiously talks to Velma making her swoon.

Ghosts aren’t the only thing coming out of this closet

by Evelyn Ward, Reporter November 4, 2022

For years, people have had their suspicions about Velma Dinkley and her preference for women, even after she dated Shaggy. It has been 53 years since Scooby Doo's debut on September 13, 1969. Following...

Courtesy of Jessie Hernandez. Graduating seniors often have more decisions to make than where they want to go to college. Do they prioritize career choices? Their long-time companion? Both? Neither?

Senior Struggle: Can high school relationships survive college and career choices?

by Jessie Hernandez, Reporter April 22, 2021

You and your partner are celebrating three years of dating, most of your high school experience.  The honeymoon phase feels like it will last forever. You have plans to go to college together after high...

Emma Nolan, the main character, stands off from the crowd alone as the rest of the group takes all the glory

The Prom (2020): When will LGBTQ+ issues become more than a plot point?

by Jessie Hernandez, Reporter March 24, 2021

Overpriced dress? CHECK. Hair styled? CHECK. Prom-posal poster? CHECK. Code for Google Meet prom? CHECK. FCPS has announced that there will be no proms held this year due to COVID-19 restrictions....

GSA student mailing a letter to their penpal across the county.

GSA promotes “Snail-(E)mail” among LGBTQ+ students facing pandemic

by Mackenzie Berry, Editor January 11, 2021

Merriam-Webster just announced the word of the year is "Pandemic."  With that, add all of the vocabulary we now use daily:  Zoom meetings, Google Meet, Breakout Rooms, quarantine, social distancing and...

Beau Cameron, Katie Lehman, Shelby Tkacik, and Jill Kolesar, among others participated in the Day of the Silence at Linganore High School.

Students stay silent to break the silence: Photo of the Day 4/20/19

by Emily Watson, Reporter April 20, 2019

On April 17, students participated in the Day of Silence. The Day of Silence is a student-led protest against bullying and harassment of students in the LGBTQ community and their supporters. LGBTQ stands...

Students support LGBT rights with Day of Silence

Students support LGBT rights with Day of Silence

by Tymira Davis, Reporter May 1, 2018

The Day Of Silence is when students from any school take a day-long vow that they will be silent  from bell to bell. It was started when a student from the University of Wyoming, Matthew Shepard,...

(left to right) Alan Scott Green Lantern, Batwoman, Psylocke, Iceman, Hulking, Catwoman, Midnighter

#12 Justice League of Avengers Blog: June celebrates LGBT+ heroes

by Mason Eddins, Reporter June 8, 2017

For those of you who don't know, June is the month dedicated to LGBT+ pride. Having heroes in the community for young LGBT+ teens like me and others to look up to and be inspired by is important. These...

drawn by Katie Lehman

President Trump creating an uproar in minority communities

by Katie Lehman, Editor March 29, 2017

President Trump has been in office less than three months, but he already has had major influence on Americans. Regardless of citizens' negative or positive views of his actions, it cannot be denied changes...

He, She, We….Ze?

by Olivia DuBro, Editor-In-Chief December 11, 2015

Just as Americans are beginning to accept same-sex marriages, the LGBT community pushes for more--and it's intrusion on sacred ground: Grammar. The LGBT community and its allies have introduced the...

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