The Lance

Indoor track and field teams surprise competition at the Smithsburg Invitational

Senior, Ethan Hart prepares to throw.

by Elizabeth Rajnik, Editor

December 24, 2019

On Friday, December 20, the boys and girls indoor track and field teams competed in the Smithsburg Invitational at Hagerstown Community College. The teams definitely had something to celebrate going into winter break as both the girls and boys team placed third in the meet. The majority of Linganore...

Crybabies: Everyone does it. Let loose and cry

Ashley Nash cries over the stresses of school and everyday life. She is not alone--all girls cry.  And it is normal!

by Rachel McCoy, Editor

October 21, 2019

“I cry because I hold stress inside of me and then when it gets too overwhelming, I have to release it some way.” -- Junior Carolina Heister.  “The level of stress sports puts on my mental health plays a toll on how much I cry.” -- Junior Madeline Williamson. “When I am sleep deprived, m...

Lancers spray paint their school spirit on hill

Kyle Bedard, Clare Beiter, and Taylor Ferguson work on the  Class of 2020 hill design.

by Emily Webb, Editor-In-Chief

October 3, 2019

For many, a sunny 90-degree day in September would be cue to stay inside next to the nearest AC unit. For the Lancers, it means a sweaty sunburned afternoon of fun spray painting the grass hill leading down to the stadium.  Homecoming week is filled with tradition, spirit, and comradery. On September 29,...

Don’t BYOD: Leave your cell phone in your backpack

Senior Jacob Blue watches an informational YouTube video during class.

by Ethan Hart, Editor-in-Chief

September 27, 2019

At the beginning of the school year, Kristen Canning, a teacher at Ballenger Creek Elementary School, read a bedtime story to her students via Facebook live-stream. The live-stream helped build personal connections between her and her students, encouraged reading, and set an example for parents to r...

Student leadership gets on the loudspeaker: Photo Of the Day 9/13/19

Emily Webb and Matthew Moyer read the morning announcements.

by Ashley Nash, Editor

September 13, 2019

On September 9, Matthew Moyer, the SGA President and Emily Webb, Class of 2020 President read the announcements to the student body by loudspeaker, during the beginning of PREP. Announcements are now being read by the Student Leadership in the Linganore Student Government and Class Council. “The video morning announcem...

Distinguished Graduates 2018: Karen Ellison-Seyler honored in Arts & Humanities for her achievements in music

by Alex Dembeck, Reporter

December 4, 2018

On November 20, the Distinguished Graduate Organization recognized six graduates for their achievements in Business, Academics, Public Service, Sciences, Arts & Humanities, and Athletics. Karen Ellison-Seyler, member of the class of 1982, is the 2018 Distinguished Graduate honoree in Arts & Humanitie...

Homecoming 2018: Parade marches through New Market

Freshman prince and princess Daniel Etherton and Lindsey Bruscia ride in style with FCPS bus drive Jeff Maley and his red car.

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

October 5, 2018

On September 29, Linganore held their annual homecoming parade, featuring floats from each class, homecoming royalty, the marching band, and more. The GSA marched with a banner representing their club. They handed out lollipops to onlookers. A few members such as Shelby Tlacik, Colleen Avila, and...

Spirit week comes to a close with “Red, Black and Bow Day” : Photo of the Day 11/3/17

The Varsity Cheer Team Performing at the Pep Rally.

by Kelsey Ward, Editor

November 4, 2017

November 3rd, was the final day of spirit week. The theme was the traditional "Red, Black and Bow Day," with one point being earned for each bow that is worn. The day started out with the annual Homecoming Pep Rally. The Class of 2021 and Class of 2018 were tied at the start of the pep rally with...

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