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Linganore’s Red, Black, and Blues Band performs live!

by Lourdes Jack, Reporter
May 26, 2017
Filed under Spring 2017, Video

On May 18th and 19th, Mr. Lloyd brought the blues and jazz music to the students in the cafeteria.  The new blues band played on the 18th. The jazz ensemble played on the 19th.  The students of the blues band were excited to show their classmates what they have been practicing for the past few months. The...

Presley Dougherty earns Gold Award and Lazzie

Presley Dougherty earns Gold Award and Lazzie

by Tory Spruill, Photo Editor
April 28, 2017
Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Showcase

Class of 2019 member Presley Dougherty has not only carried on her family tradition in music, but expanded her horizons in the community. Dougherty takes part in indoor color guard, marching band, concert band percussion, academic team, and Girl Scouts. Dougherty’s mother, Patty Dougherty, is a d...

It Happened on 5th Avenue – Marching band takes trip to NYC: Photo of the Day 3/21/2017

It Happened on 5th Avenue – Marching band takes trip to NYC: Photo of the Day 3/21/2017

by Alex Ismael, Video Editor
March 21, 2017
Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

On March 17th, the Linganore High School Marching Band took to 5th Avenue in New York City to march in the (extensive) St. Patrick’s Day parade. The parade was 40 blocks long, stretching past many famous sites in New York City, such as St. Patrick’s Cathedral, the 5th Avenue Apple Store and ma...

Marching band takes the Twilight Zone to Towson University

Marching band takes the Twilight Zone to Towson University

by Tory Spruill, Photo Editor
October 31, 2016
Filed under Fall 2016, Showcase, Video

On October 29, the Lancer Marching Band took the Twilight Zone to Towson University for their final competition of the season. The band competed in a band circuit called USBands. For the past four years, the band has stuck to the Tournament of Bands (TOB) district, composed of four divisions based upon...

Marching band storms the streets of Disney: Photo of the day 3/24/15

Marching band storms the streets of Disney: Photo of the day 3/24/15

by Tory Spruill, Reporter
March 24, 2016
Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

Over spring break, the marching band took a trip to Walt Disney World in Orlando, FL. The band was the largest of three to march in a parade in Magic Kingdom on March 24. The band took the 18 hour drive down on Sunday, March 20, and back on Friday March 25. The trip was organized by band director, Mr.Kevin Lloyd and staff me...

Marching band and color guard compete in the Region 5 Championships: Photo of the Day 10/24/15

Marching band and color guard compete in the Region 5 Championships: Photo of the Day 10/24/15

by Olivia King, Reporter
October 24, 2015
Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

On Saturday October 24th the Linganore marching band and color guard will compete in the Tournament of Band region 5 Championship competition. There are 15 other bands from Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia. The marching band and color guard have competed in two competitions so far this year and have come back with...

Sisterhood of the traveling bow dress: Photo of the day 10/16/15

Sisterhood of the traveling bow dress: Photo of the day 10/16/15

by Olivia DuBro, Editor-In-Chief
October 16, 2015
Filed under Photo of the Day

We've seen your PJs; we've witnessed you come back to the future; we were inspired by your patriotic class colors, but Red, Black, and Bow day is the crown jewel of spirit week. Each student gets one spirit point for wearing black and red and an additional point for each bow.  Junior Sydney Rossman'...

Band students get tribal: this year’s show reaches new heights

Band students get tribal: this year’s show reaches new heights

by Emily Seth, Reporter
September 15, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The 2015-2016 marching band show is going to be wild--literally. This year’s show, One Tribe, is based around an African theme. The band plays a piece called Tribal Effect, which is meant to show what people can do when they come together as one. “We haven’t done a show with an African theme since 2...

Football games foiled by lightning: Photo of the Day 9/4/2015

Football games foiled by lightning: Photo of the Day 9/4/2015

by Alicia Nasto, Editor
September 4, 2015
Filed under Photo of the Day

Linganore's first football game against Tuscarora was interrupted at halftime by lightning, leaving the score at 9-7, with Linganore in the lead.  The game was postponed until Saturday, where Linganore won with a score of 22-13. On Friday night, everyone waited anxiously for the storm to pass and...

Neesa Conlon: Most likely to. . . heal others through music

Neesa Conlon: Most likely to. . . heal others through music

by Erin Lafferty, Reporter
July 20, 2015
Filed under Features, Showcase

This is the eighth story in Lancer Media’s 2015 Summer Series: Most Likely to…  These feature stories highlight rising seniors who are becoming role models of Lancer Spirit. Neesa Conlon may just be Linganore's very own Pied Piper. Conlon is an exceptional flute player who, along with the band, brings the school togethe...

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