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French Honor Society celebrates Mardi Gras: Photo of the Day 3/15/19

Members Anna Arrington, Micah Brown, Valerie McNeil, Sammie Hoefs, Rachel Morin, Justin Filigenzi, and Sierra Rossman participate in festive Mardi Gras game.

by Sierra Rossman, Reporter

March 17, 2019

On March 4, the French Honor Society celebrated Mardi Gras, a tradition of parties, galas, parades, and feasting, that dates back thousands of years. It was established in the United States in the 1700’s and takes place on the day before Ash Wednesday, or the first day of Lent. In its Christia...

Kehne keeps the kinkling tradition alive: Photo of the Day 2/8/2016

The Linganore staff rings in Shrove Tuesday with German kinklings from Mr. Kehne.

February 9, 2016

Whether it’s called Mardis Gras, Shrove Tuesday, or Pancake Day, this special Tuesday is made even more special every year when Principal David Kehne brings in a delicious treat for Linganore’s staff. Principal Kehne has been either baking or delivering kinklings, a German variation of doughnuts...

French Honor Society celebrates Mardi Gras: Photo of the Day 2/18/15

Jessica Steves finds the lucky spider in her King Cake!

by Grace Weaver, Reporter

February 18, 2015

Mardi Gras is a  holiday celebrated by many French-speaking countries and is news-making event in New Orleans. The  French Honor Society celebrated Mardi Gras a day late during Wednesday's club day. Traditionally Mardi Gras  is the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday, the beginning of the Catholic religious time period, Lent.  Historically, pe...

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