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Life on Pause: We settle into a routine during COVID-19

8:00 a.m.: Dana Kullgren uses her garage to work on a project for her art class during the stay-at-home order.

by Dana Kullgren and Lancer Media Staff

May 3, 2020

While all Americans are searching for coping strategies to handle boredom, stress, anxiety, and fear, teens are also managing to study and participate in learning.  Labled "Continuity of Instruction," Frederick County Public Schools expects students and teachers to continue to complete meaningful lessons....

Strahlman wins first place in the local NEHS Common Reader Scholarship: Photo of the Day 3/16/20

The winners and their families take a photo to celebrate the students' achievements.

by Grace Blundin, Reporter

March 17, 2020

On March 13, 2020, senior Matthew Strahman was awarded the NEHS Common Reader Scholarship. Last year, he won the scholarship as a junior ,and this yea he entered as a senior. In addition to a certificate, Strahlman received $300, funded by the county NEHS chapters. Seniors Dana Kullgren and Catherine Amereihn...

What’s all the buzz about the spelling bee?

Emily Webb and Ethan Hart consult on how to spell a word in the second round.

by Bailey Bennett, Reporter

March 11, 2020

Can you spell “Scherenschnitte” (the German art of cutting paper with scissors)?  If you are a member of the winning spelling teams, NEHS and Academic teams, maybe! On February 27, the NEHS held its seventh annual spelling bee in the Learning Commons after school. Competing in the spelling bee were staff, ...

Braden Weinel’s day off goes perfect at Mr. Linganore 2020

Contestants hold up Braden Weinel in celebration after he's crowned Mr. Linganore

by Bailey Spore, Editor-In-Chief

March 10, 2020

"Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it." - Ferris Bueller Although the day was long, life moved fast for the seven contestants for Mr. Linganore 2020:  Men of Vision, and, before they knew it, Mr. Jeremy Brown was reading the top three winners: B...

My quest for the prettiest ugliest Christmas sweater

Ashley Martin wearing her new homemade pretty, Ugly Christmas sweater.

by Ashley Martin, Managing Editor

December 15, 2019

The month of December we encounter many celebrations, Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, but I have been preparing for my personal favorite, National Ugly Christmas Sweater day, which is December 21. This special day has become a social standard, everyone must have the best ugly sweater. I myself have...

NEHS/Mu Alpha Theta play games to start new term: Photo of the Day 11/13/19

NEHS and Mu Alpha Theta members are all having a blast playing different games.

by Matthew Strahlman, Reporter

November 13, 2019

Every year, the National English Honor Society (NEHS) and Mu Alpha Theta hold a game night for all of their members, old and new, which has always been a crowd pleaser for NEHS/Mu Alpha Theta member's experience, and is often the first event held after both inductions (as it was this year). Contin...

National English Honor Society inducts officers, members: Photo of the Day 10/29/19

The NEHS gathers to have their picture taken after the ceremony.

by Matthew Strahlman, Reporter

October 29, 2019

The Linganore chapter of the National English Honor Society (NEHS) inducted 42 members on October 28 in an evening ceremony. Seven officers were elected in May, but they were formally installed during the ceremony. Braden Weinel as President Matthew Strahlman as Vice President of Education Yesenia Mo...

Sewtherapy: PREP offers opportunity for students to learn to sew for charity

Sierra Rossman and Peyton Johnson prepare new sewing machines for the sew therapy PREP class.

by Elizabeth Rajnik, Editor

September 15, 2019

On September 12, Mrs. Natalie Rebetsky, Sierra Rossman and Peyton Johnson prepared sewing machines for a new PREP opportunity coming this fall, Sewtherapy. Assistant Principal, Mr. McWilliams, arranged for Rebetsky to use sewing machines that were in storage. Rebetsky was inspired to create the ...

It’s a four-peat! Lancer Media becomes a SNO Distinguished Site once again

The Lancer Media team celebrates their fourth consecutive year being a SNO Distinguished Site.

by Julie Walker, Managing Editor

April 8, 2019

For the last four years, The Lancer Media team has earned the distinction of being a SNO Distinguished site. SNO is a student newspaper site that publishes stories written by high school and college journalists all over the country. Badges required to earn include Excellence in Writing, Multimedia,...

Fink aims to light up the night at Mr. Linganore 2019

Fink aims to light up the night at Mr. Linganore 2019

by Sierra Rossman and Gabby Llewellyn

March 5, 2019

In past Mr. Linganore competitions,  there have been some powerful contestants competing for the crown. In 2019, Morgan Fink is determined to be the king of them all. Fink, accompanied by Kayla Curran, is taking on the role of Zeus, God of Thunder. “I thought he would be a cool person to dress ...

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