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The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

Four LHS students were choosen as county winners.

Lancer Spotlight 2/8/22: Four win county Young Authors Contest

by Alexis Simmerman, Editor February 8, 2022

After winning at the school level, Alexis Simmerman, Chloe Little, Lily Hanson, and Amelia Newton all placed in the county level competition for the YAC (Young Author's Contest). The Young Author’s...

Linganores girls varisty stand with the teachers they appreciate.

Lancer Spotlight 10/12/21: Linganore’s girl’s varsity team appreciates their teachers and pull out the win

by Sophia Hopkins, Reporter October 14, 2021

On October 12, girls varsity soccer team played against South Hagerstown. During the halftime break, each team player highlighted a teacher that they appreciate. The team picked teachers from elementary,...

Showing the doom and gloom of AP classes and what all students feel at times.

AP courses + pandemic virtual school = Advanced learning still preferred approach

by Caroline Hobson, Editor April 25, 2021

What does the buildup of AP courses plus the stress of a pandemic do to a teen? For many, they are stuck learning advanced, confusing subjects with little help at home and are still expected to take full...

Jake Snow sitting on top of a rock in the Badlands of South Dakota before nearly falling down 500 feet

Lancer Spotlight: For some teachers, coronavirus inspires new interest in hiking

by Ashlyn Martin, Reporter January 17, 2021

Jake Snow, World Language chairperson and Spanish teacher makes sure to enjoy time in the forest, rivers, and mountains to get through the struggles of the pandemic. On class Google Meets Snow likes...

As paper prices rise, teachers and students must adapt to using less

As paper prices rise, teachers and students must adapt to using less

by Rachel McCoy and Sammie Hoefs January 3, 2020

“I don’t think we have a paper crisis. I think we have a different standard operational procedure, and we need to think about how we are using our resources as a society,” said Principal Nancy Doll.  Classes...

Mary Troxels door not only shows her festive spirit, but her love of classic literature.

Troxel keeps reading alive during the holidays with her festive door: Photo of the Day 12/26/19

by Thomas French, Editor December 26, 2019

Many students don't want to think about reading assignments over the holidays. The holidays are a time to relax and sleep. English teacher Mary Troxel disagrees with this notion, and used the door decorating...

English teachers Mary Troxel and Natalie Rebetsky make cards for the elderly.

Students explore creative opportunities and make cards during Writer’s Week

by Elizabeth Anderson, Editor-in-Chief November 26, 2019

The second annual Writer's Week, held November 11-14, brought students from all classes together to participate in a variety of writing and English-related activities. Organized by Linganore's chapter...

The Creative Writing classs Schoology homepage.

Schoology: What is it?

by Alexis Fowler, Editor June 6, 2019

We’re making the switch, and all incoming freshmen should be prepared. In case you've missed it, FCPS is switching to a new learning management platform called Schoology. Schoology is a learning...

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

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

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...

Clifford gave students a way to combine their love for reading with their love for the big red dog.

NEHS brings Clifford to high school

by Matthew Gelhard, Managing Editor February 11, 2019

Clifford decided to leave Emily in 2nd grade and take a visit to high school. Alongside members of the National English Honor Society, Clifford traveled the halls of the school and visited...

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