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Senior Countdown 2019: Seniors from ITS prepare to “exit stage left” with only 13 days left

Sarah Brady, Annie Watsic, Imani Hinton, Maggie Clugston, Hanna Dufresne, Eilis McCormick and Kali Nanavaty celebrate with only 13 days left

by Thomas French, Reporter

May 3, 2019

With only 13 days left, the seniors of the International Thespian Society are ready to finish off their school year. ITS has been involved with many programs and fundraising events, such as Lancer Candy Lane, Oktoberfest face painting, and a Chipotle fundraiser for the musical. The senior members ...

Drama deep in rehearsal for spring musical “Beauty and the Beast”: Photo of the Day 2/9/19

[left to right] Mr. Dan Lake assists Ashley Perise (Enchantress), Natalie Roth (Young Prince) and Beau Cameron (Student Director) with the prologue

by Thomas French, Repoter

February 11, 2019

On February 6, the cast of the musical Beauty and the Beast worked on the prologue with Mr. Dan Lake, the assistant director. Natalie Roth (Young Prince), Ashley Perise (Enchantress) practiced the setting of the curse with the two student directors Maggie Clugston and Beau Cameron. With the musical in...

Auditions for Beauty and the Beast bring out more than 50 potential villagers: Photo of the Day 12/12/2018

Students practice for their auditions in D101.

by Cara Bond, Reporter

December 12, 2018

On December 11, the drama department started their spring season with the beginning of auditions for the upcoming musical Beauty and the Beast. After weeks of preparation, students began the three-day process of auditions. Acting auditions were on December 11, with the next two days set aside for singing and...

A local competition would improve theater performances

Members of the 2018 cast of

by Cara Bond, Reporter

November 23, 2018

Commercial theater groups have always had ways of comparing their success to others. There are the Oscars, the Helen Hayes Awards, the Golden Globe Awards. The list of accolades for theater is long. What about student theater groups? In Frederick County, at least, there is no official competition...

Auditions! It’s almost time for the Almost Maine: Photo of the day 9/13/18

Drama students clown around before the auditions.

by Jacob Blue, Editor

September 13, 2018

On September 13 auditions for the fall play took place. Almost Maine is a two act romantic comedy written by John Cariani, which deals with the relationships  between the citizens of the not so organized town, Almost. There is only one day of auditions, having young actors and actresses memorize...

Welcome to LHS: Social studies department addition Jensen finds teaching “sweet,” like Haribo gummy bears

Jensen explores The Renaissance with his third period class.

by Nicole Muller and Beau Cameron

September 6, 2016

This story is part of Lancer Media’s fall series welcoming new staff.  We enjoyed learning about many teachers but apologize that we were unable to cover every new teacher. Mr. James Jensen teaches Modern World History and AP World History and has a passion for farming. He raises chickens, goats, tu...

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