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

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

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...

Seniors acknowledged for accomplishments at Senior Salute: Photo of the Day 6/1/19

Seniors acknowledged for accomplishments at Senior Salute: Photo of the Day 6/1/19

by Madeline Hull and Emily Watson

June 1, 2019

On May 28, the class of 2019 was recognized for their achievements at the annual Senior Salute. The graduation band set the mood with “Patriots on Parade” and “Pomp and Circumstance.” The band was then followed by Class of 2019 president Shay Arneson who welcomed to the audience. Ryan ...

Practice safe sex: Condoms should be available in Frederick County high schools

Practice safe sex: Condoms should be available in Frederick County high schools

by Braden Weinel, Editor

May 1, 2019

From freshman to senior year, we are all taught abstinence, the only 100% effective way to save teens from unplanned pregnancy and/or sexually transmitted diseases. However, all classroom preparation aside, history says that hormones and desire are going to win. Due to this, we should at least prepar...

Distinguished graduates 2018 motivate students in assembly

Distinguished graduates 2018 motivate students in assembly

by Elizabeth Anderson, Watermark Editor

November 19, 2018

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

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

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

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

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 ...

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