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Distinguished graduates 2018 motivate students in assembly

Distinguished graduates 2018 motivate students in assembly

by Elizabeth Anderson, Watermark Editor

November 19, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On November 20, members of the LHS Class of 2022, staff, honorees and family members attended the 2018 Distinguished Graduate Ceremony. The Distinguished Graduate Ceremony is an annual event presented by the Distinguished Graduate Organization. It is supported by LHS as well as the LHS Alumni Association...

National Honor Society inducts 70 new members: Photo of the Day 11/14/2018

National Honor Society inducts 70 new members: Photo of the Day 11/14/2018

by Haley Enders, Reporter

November 14, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Photo of the Day

The National Honor Society Induction Ceremony took place on November 13. The hallway was crowded with inductees at around 6:30 p.m., lined up and ready to get their pictures taken on the main staircase. The ceremony began with an opening message from Mrs. Durann Ecalono, co-adviser for NHS. The NHS o...

Band and guard banquet celebrates year of success at banquet: Photo of the Day 5/12/18

Band and guard banquet celebrates year of success at banquet: Photo of the Day 5/12/18

by Elizabeth Anderson, Editor

May 14, 2018


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

On the evening of May 11th, students who participated in band and color guard during the 2017-18 school year gathered with their families to celebrate of their accomplishments. They were joined by director Kevin Lloyd, assistant director Jeremy Brown, FCPS visual and performing arts curriculum specialist...

Learning for Life builds stand up desks for classrooms

Learning for Life builds stand up desks for classrooms

by Julie Walker, Reporter

April 17, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On Friday, April 13, the Learning for Life program began building stand-up desks for classrooms. Principal Nancy Doll authorized the order of 26 desks to be split among math, English, world language, special ed, tech ed, and health. They will be distributed equally among the classrooms to give all students...

Thank you: It’s a dirty job, but our custodians make our school beautiful every day

Thank you:  It’s a dirty job, but our custodians make our school beautiful every day

by Jacob Bolger and Benjamin Rose

January 24, 2018


Filed under Fall 2017, Features, Showcase

Staff members work day in and day out to educate and advise students, cook lunches, and coach athletic teams. One group of staff who do not receive nearly enough recognition for their hard work is the custodial staff. Linganore has 13 custodial staff members who work on day and evening shifts and ...

Freezing weather didn’t stop the warmth for Lily Weaver at 5K walk/run

Freezing weather didn’t stop the warmth for Lily Weaver at 5K walk/run

by Bridget Murphy, Grace Corbitt, and Tommy Moyer

November 14, 2017


Filed under Fall 2017, News, Showcase

On November 12, the entire community ran and walked through the West Winds neighborhood, home to the Weaver family whose daughter, Lily, is now on a homeschooling hospital program because she has Ewing's Sarcoma. Weaver was cancer free for five years before relapsing July 2017. Lily's Hope i...

Honoring our history, the right way

Honoring our history, the right way

by Beau Cameron, Co-editor-in-chief

September 29, 2017


Filed under Fall 2017, Opinion, Showcase

When I went to my first Linganore football game, I loved The Tribe. I loved how excited the crowd got, the feeling of community and togetherness. However, that feeling didn’t come from the headdress. I understand that it is an important symbol, but if it can be taken as offensive, and its intention...

Pat Carson, beloved educator at LHS, wins FCPS Substitute of the Year

Pat Carson, beloved educator at LHS, wins FCPS Substitute of the Year

by Emily Reed and Ethan Hart

May 24, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Spring 2017

 One of the most requested substitute teachers at Linganore, Pat Carson’s show of professionalism and kindness brings education to a whole new level in the classroom. But Carson is not just a substitute teacher; she is “the” FCPS Substitute Teacher of the Year 2017. On May 24, Carson wa...

Wise words from today’s leaders to tomorrow’s: What advice can I give you?

Wise words from today’s leaders to tomorrow’s:  What advice can I give you?

by Garrett Wiehler, Editor

May 22, 2017


Filed under Opinion

I am 18 years old and about to pursue a career in International Studies. (That's today's plan, but I'm feeling pretty sure of it.) Throughout my teens, I have been motivated to learn more about myself and others through my passions:  Scouting, drama, Destination Imagination, Model United Nations and journa...

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