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The student news site of Linganore High School

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Schools help communicate the importance of saying no to the urge or peer pressure to vape, but vapes such as the one pictured are often confiscated from LHS students at school (Courtesy of Marcus Allen)

Is vaping taking over schools?

by Carlee Bernard, Reporter January 21, 2024

Like many schools across the country, Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS)  faces a huge problem with students vaping at school. Linganore High School (LHS) regularly sees students who use bathrooms...

Gathering during the breaks can bring happiness. (Courtesy of Sarah Vendemia,Rosa Munoz, and Taylor Wilson)

Should schools extend or shorten their breaks?

by Carlee Bernard, Reporter January 9, 2024

This year, the University of Maryland in College Park (UMD) agreed to extend their Thanksgiving break, an increase from three days in the previous school year. Last month, they made the choice to lengthen...

Disney just released their new movie Wish starring Ariana DeBose and Chris Pane. (Walt Disney Productions)

Disney celebrates 100th Anniversary with new movie: ‘Wish’ Review

by Mallory Mills, Reporter January 4, 2024

This year Walt Disney Studios is celebrating their 100th year Anniversary in many ways. One of those includes the launch of a new Disney film.  This movie was created to tie every single Disney movie...

SMOB candidates answered student questions at the FCASC GA (from left to right: Lillian Holden, Pranav Sristy, Elijah Steele, and Alex Thomas)

Lancer Spotlight 1/4/24: Linganore sophomore runs for Frederick County’s Student Member of the Board of Education

by Hannah Moore, Guest Reporter January 4, 2024

Every year, Frederick County students have the opportunity to vote for the following school year’s Student Member of the Board of Education (SMOB).  Despite its importance, SMOB is a position many...

Widespread Country Market and Route 26 Threads are two new businesses in one that have recently opened in Libertytown. (Courtesy of Sierra Howell)

Linganore entrepreneur Sierra Howell takes the Maryland agriculture business by storm

by Emily Rice, Editor-in-Chief December 6, 2023

A new Maryland-based western clothing and grocery market has caught the attention of people and media all down the East Coast.  Linganore High School (LHS) junior Sierra Howell and her family have...

Linganore woodworking teacher Adrienne Rupinta Instructs students on how to use a piece of machinery

Lancer Spotlight 10/30/23: New Woodshop Teacher Adrienne Rupinta expands skills for students, self

by Harry Sauer, Reporter October 31, 2023

As the owner of a woodworking shop in downtown Frederick, Maryland, Adrienne Rupinta saw teaching as an opportunity to teach her skills to students.   Rupinta said that teaching was “just an opportunity...

A large group forms in New Markets Town Hall as runners begin to cross the finish line.

Lancer Spotlight 10/11/23: Town of New Market holds Fighter 5K to support breast cancer awareness in community

by Abby Childers, Sports Editor October 13, 2023

On October 8, the town of New Market held its annual Fighter 5k.  This event is held every year in downtown New Market in an effort to raise funds and awareness for breast cancer. All profits from...

A display table at the event features Morgans Message wristbands.

Taking a shot at mental health: Linganore varsity volleyball holds Morgan’s Message dedication game

by Abby Childers, Sports Editor October 12, 2023

Linganore High School (LHS) began the 2023-24 school year with a club fair for students. This year, LHS has several new clubs to offer, one of which is LHS’ newly-founded chapter of Morgan’s Message.  Morgan’s...

Senior Zachary Davis, SGA vice president, represents SGA at the club fair.

Lancer Spotlight 9/1/23: Club fair sparks community

by Daniel Apau, Reporter September 1, 2023

On August 30, Linganore held its annual Club Fair. Students had the opportunity to explore various clubs, both for academics and extra-curricular activities.  Clubs set up tables where they could...

The picture on top shows IES Carmen Conde High School located in Madrid, Spain. The picture at the bottom shows Linganore high school located in Frederick county, Md.

American vs European schools: Which is really the best?

by Jimena Grajera, Reporter June 2, 2023

Most people think that American and European schools are very similar, with many common characteristics, but this is only partially true. What most people do not know, however, is that U.S. schooling and...

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