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Forensics classes learn about blood spatter

Forensics classes learn about blood spatter

by Bailey Spore, Reporter

December 11, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, News, Showcase

December 7, students in Forensics classes learned about blood spatter. Bloodstain Pattern Analysis, a specialty in the field of forensic science, involves the study and analysis of bloodstains at a violent crime scene with the goal of helping investigators draw conclusions about the nature, timing and o...

News for October 4

by Lancer Media

October 4, 2018


Filed under Daily Announcements, Fall 2018

Members of the Science National Honor Society and any other students at LHS can earn six community service hours by participating in a large-scale tree planting on Saturday, October 6 from 9 am to 1 pm in the Monocacy River Watershed.  This event can be found on the Chesapeake Bay Foundation event calendar a...

News for October 3

by Lancer Media

October 3, 2018


Filed under Daily Announcements, Fall 2018

Members of the Science National Honor Society and any other students at LHS can earn six community service hours by participating in a large-scale tree planting on Saturday, October 6 from 9 am to 1 pm in the Monocacy River Watershed.  This event can be found on the Chesapeake Bay Foundation event calendar a...

News for October 2

by Lancer Media

October 2, 2018


Filed under Daily Announcements, Fall 2018

Are you interested in science or engineering? Would you like to make over $3,000 in eight weeks next summer? The Science and Engineering Apprenticeship Program (SEAP) is now accepting applications for their summer internships.  Applications are due October 31. Stop by C103 or see the link below for detai...

Forensics class reads Bloodsworth to form opinion on death penalty: Photo of the Day 10/1/2018

Forensics class reads Bloodsworth to form opinion on death penalty: Photo of the Day 10/1/2018

by William Quansah, Reporter

October 2, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Photo of the Day, Showcase

On September 28, the Forensics class debated whether the death penalty should be legal. FCPS Superintendent Dr. Theresa Alban and FCPS Secondary Science Curriculum Specialist Colleen Beall attended the discussion. The students read the Maryland One Book Bloodsworth: The True Story of the First De...

Forensics class sets up and investigates crime scenes: Photo of the Day 9/11/18

Forensics class sets up and investigates crime scenes: Photo of the Day 9/11/18

by Grace Gaydosh, Managing Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Photo of the Day

On Friday, September 7 and Tuesday, September 11, Ms. Jessica Baker's third period forensics class created and filmed their own crime scenes. They learned how to investigate a crime scene and how to collect physical, chemical, or biological evidence. Junior Bailey Spore's group did a fake drive by....

GSA celebrates third annual dance: Photo of the day 2/17/18

GSA celebrates third annual dance: Photo of the day 2/17/18

by Lilly Player, Reporter

February 17, 2018


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

GSA members enjoyed a dance on Friday, February 16. The dance was open for all GSA members to come and hang out in a safe environment. Ms. Jessica Baker, adviser, said,  “The Gender-Sexuality Alliance (GSA) has had a winter formal for the past three years to raise money for the Trevor Project....

Baker’s forensic science class practices crime scene calculations: Photo of the Day 10/10/17

Baker’s forensic science class practices crime scene calculations: Photo of the Day 10/10/17

by Grace Corbitt, Reporter

October 11, 2017


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

Students in Ms. Jessica Baker's  forensics classes were outside the building on October 10 examining styrofoam heads.  The purpose of the experiment was to model a bullet going into a skull to learn how to calculate bullet trajectory. This type of experiment is important because it helps students...

Girls field hockey improving one game at a time

Girls field hockey improving one game at a time

by Kaycee Morris, Editor

October 1, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

With a record of 2-3, varsity field hockey girls are taking more swings to win more games. Varsity had a slow start and a young team, but are now learning quickly to work and play better by pulling together to defeat some of the stronger and more experienced teams. On September 18th, varsity had a...

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