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If you could change one thing at Linganore, what would it be?: Photo of the Day 6/12/19

Bailey Bennett, Austin Mcfarland, and Elizabeth Rajnik present their project on reducing stress.

by Emily McNally and Ashley Baker

June 13, 2019

A crying closet? "It's a real thing," said Elizabeth Rajnik.  She made this part of her proposal to improve LHS. Let's be honest, no school is perfect. Everyone has opinions! But imagine the one thing you would want to do to improve Linganore. Students in Mrs. MaryEllen Newcomb’s English 10 Honors c...

Middle School Honor Societies: Does the benefit of membership outweigh the pressure?

When my young self looks in the mirror, can I see the future leader I want to be?

by Elizabeth Rajnik, Reporter

April 5, 2019

Being a sophomore, I find myself constantly analyzing my involvement in school thus far and the crushing importance of my next two years. With junior year comes the college application process, SATs and honor society applications. My friends all freak out about honor society acceptance, but I was curious. ...

Maryland plans to replace PARCC with new standardized test

Maryland plans to replace PARCC with new standardized test

by Dana Kullgren, Reporter

October 18, 2018

The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers—or PARCC test, as it is more commonly known—is being scrapped in Maryland. This online standardized test is familiar to most Maryland high school students, as it must be taken by students in English 10 and Algebra I (and, for the ...

Walkersville books get a new cover: FCPL opens state-of-the-art library

New Walkersville Library on 2 S. Glade Road in Walkersville, MD.

by Elizabeth Anderson, Editor

April 21, 2018

At 10:00 AM on Saturday, March 10, hundreds of people gathered at 2 South Glade Road in Walkersville, Maryland, to witness a very special event--the opening of the new Walkersville Library. Patrons ranged from the youngest children to the oldest adults, but they all had something common: their love ...

NEHS makes ornaments for “Season’s G-readings” tree: Photo of the Day 11/17/17

Shannon McGoey constructs a circular ornament.

by Hannah Haught, Co-Editor-In-Chief

November 17, 2017

On the week of November 13-17 National English Honor Society members worked together with English teacher Mrs. MaryEllen Newcomb to create ornaments for a Christmas tree. The tree was appropriately named "Season's G-readings" as all of the ornaments were made from the pages of old books. The idea cam...

Don’t Harm To Kill A Mockingbird

Rozmia Fattah reads a copy of To Kill A Mockingbird.

by Hannah Haught, Co-Editor-In-Chief

November 9, 2017

Once again, a school has banned Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird. In fact, the entire school district of Biloxi, Mississippi has removed the novel from their eighth grade curriculum due to language in the book. School board vice president, Kenny Holloway, said, "There is some language in the book...

Sports Boosters and other groups raise spirit on Back to School Night: Photo of the Day 8/26/2016

Erin Lafferty and others check out LHS spirit gear.

by Beau Cameron, Editor

August 26, 2016

August 25, students and parents crowded the hallways the annual Back to School Night. Parents can meet the teachers and learn about what the students will be studying this school year. Some parents came to join PTSA, order their yearbooks or buy Linganore gear in the Marketplace, held from 7 - 8:30...

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