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Carols welcomed in the winter season at Holiday Concert: Photo of the Day 12/11/19

The Concert band prepares to play.

by Jacob Blue, Managing editor

December 11, 2019

On December 10, family and friends came to the auditorium to get into the Christmas spirit and watch the 2019 Holiday Concert. The concert had music from the guitar ensemble, Merry Tuba Christmas, concert choir, percussion ensemble, and concert band. The concert was conducted by teachers Kevin Lloyd and Dam...

Dramapalooza features acting and stagecraft workshops: Photo of the Day 10/21/19

Drama students pose onstage after a day of doing workshops

by Gabby North, Reporter

October 21, 2019

On October 18, the drama club attended Dramapalooza at Frederick Community College, a county-wide theatre event that allows students to attend workshops taught by professionals in their respective fields.  Keynote speaker Steven Younkins talked about the productions he has designed sound for and ho...

Marching band shoots for “the moon” at their competition: Photo of the Day 9/25/19

The marching band lines up to start their performance for the U.S. band competition.

by Caroline Hobson, Reporter

September 25, 2019

On September 21, the marching band performed at the US Band competition at Century High School. Many schools from all over Maryland came together to compete. The theme of this year's program revolves around the first moon landing:  the 50th anniversary is this year. The marching band captures the theme ...

Underclassmen recognized for their academic achievements: Photo of the Day 5/29/19

Underclassmen received academic awards.

by Ashley Baker, Reporter

May 29, 2019

On May 28 the underclassmen were recognized for their achievements throughout the year. In the Class of 2022, students were recognized for maintaining a 4.0 GPA. The Class of 2021  worked to keep their 4.0 GPA and received academic letters Mr. Jeremy Brown SGA Adviser, organized the event with the help of the...

Review: Beauty and the Beast commands standing ovations

The Beast (David Kominars) tries to persuade Belle (Mackenzie Berry) to come to dinner. Madame de la Grande Bouche, Lumiere, Cogsworth and Mrs. Potts look on.

by Madeline Williamson, Reporter

April 15, 2019

Throughout the weekend, Beauty and Beast drew larger and larger crowds as word of mouth spread about the near-professional production. Co-Director Angela Smithhisler said, "I am extremely proud of the students! This was the first time selling out two of the three nights for the drama department whi...

Choir earns near perfect score at spring 2019 adjudication: Photo of the Day 3/22/19

Linganore's concer choir performs at their adjudication.

by Julie Walker, Managing Editor

March 22, 2019

On March 21, Mr. Damon Dye's choir performed in their adjudication assessment and earned all Superior ratings. An adjudication is essentially a benchmark exam that tests the skills of the choir in their stage performance. During the adjudication, the concert choir performs three songs they prepared,and...

Theater class takes field trip to Olney to see Once: Photo of the Day 3/12/19

Mrs. Smithhisler's Drama class before the start of the show.

by Thomas French, Reporter

March 13, 2019

On March 9, Angela Smithhisler took drama students to Olney Theater to see the production of the musical Once. The class spent the day at the performance and talked with the actors after the show. Once is a musical about a struggling musician living in Ireland performing on the streets. A chance enc...

Drama announces “Almost, Maine” and “Beauty and the Beast”: Photo of the day 6/11/18

Rozmia Fattah, Katie Thomas, Cassidee Grunwald, Hannah Haught, and Shayden Jamison laugh while performing on stage together during final senior performances.

by Natalie Roth, Reporter

June 11, 2018

On June 10, LHS drama lovers gathered in the school's auditorium for the one of the most exciting theater events of the year: the Drama Banquet. The night started out with 31 inductions into the ITS (International Thespian Society), then moved onto the actor vs. techie games. Here, selected members from each group are pitted against each othe...

Dear Class of 2022: Welcome! Here’s what you need to know

Graphic courtesy of Nicole Muller

by Mackenzie Berry, Reporter

May 23, 2018

Dear Class of 2022, You’ve completed your education through middle school, and you are about to embark on one of the biggest journeys of your life. You probably have thousands of questions running through your heads and thousands of expectations for what becoming a Lancer is really like. We are here...

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