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The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

Why I avoid Maryland gun shows

Why I avoid Maryland gun shows

by Mack Mullinix, Reporter April 27, 2022

On April 4,the Frederick County gun show was held at The Frederick Fairgrounds. Gun shows have always been an event I've enjoyed attending. Even though I can't legally purchase many of the items...

Talking to a therapist can feel like unraveling your thoughts.

Maryland law expands mental health help for children

by Ruby Cerny, Editor November 3, 2021

Regardless of the ever growing acceptance for mental health, it is still a widely unexplored topic in many households. Despite this stigma, it is completely okay not to be okay.   Recently, a new...

Young Tatyana McFadden pictured alongside her present-day self. McFadden is considered to be one of the most decorated female wheelchair racer and is now arguably the fastest female wheelchair racer of all time.

Rising Phoenix: How an orphan turned challenge into triumph

by Mia Lucas, Reporter October 29, 2021

“I was over in Russia working, and I was visiting orphanages and saw all these really cute, healthy kids. But there was Tatyana that I saw--she was crawling on the floor and had bright eyes. Interestingly...

Green with envy: Why isnt LHS a Green School?

Green with envy: Why isn’t LHS a Green School?

by Brayden Gregory, Interim Editor-in-Chief June 14, 2021

When rival school, Oakdale High School was named a Green School, in May 2021, I started thinking. Why aren't more schools in FCPS working to become Green School certified? Change is being put in too...

Grover Report:  How will COVID ruin yet another sport--college basketball

Grover Report: How will COVID ruin yet another sport–college basketball

by Collin Grover, Reporter January 26, 2021

This has been an awful year for many players, and 2021 may be similar. COVID ravaged many teams and players in college basketball. Teams have been forced to forfeit games; players have been forced to sit...

Graphic made to represent the iconic voting sticker people receive after casting their ballots.

Social media attracts Generation Z to vote in the 2020 election

by Caroline Hobson, Editor October 8, 2020

Since 1971, all U.S. citizens over the age of 18 have had the freedom to vote. It is a way for us to use our voices and be one for a strong government. We can control who goes in and comes out of office...

Insulin, a necessary drug to manage diabetes, is now too costly for many to afford. Statistics are from the ADA.

Why isn’t insulin, a life-saving drug, affordable for all?

by Caroline Hobson and Ashley Alt January 23, 2020

On a normal morning, many teens wake. . . and hit the snooze button. . . again. They brush their teeth and are out the door, but for sophomore Ashley Alt, mornings look a little different. She wakes up...

Uncle Sam should want men and women when trying to recruit for the military.

Selective Service: I object to a system that includes men but not women

by Bailey Spore, Managing Editor November 15, 2019

October 2019: I am 18 years old. I am a legal adult in the United States of America. Now I can buy fireworks, skydive, go to jail, play the lottery, and swim in the pool during adult swim. I'm also...

Students incorrectly dispose of Styrofoam.

Trayless Tuesdays? Will Maryland ban styrofoam from school cafeterias?

by Lindsey Russo and Ashley Baker April 10, 2019

Maryland will be the first state to ban polystyrene foam containers as a result of of their long-term damaging effect on the environment. Linganore should incorporate a program such as "Trayless Tuesdays"...

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