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Throughout the semester, English 101 students have been working towards creating a podcast to showcase their research and empower their voices.

Empowered voices: English 101 inspires “How to be. . .” the next generation of leaders

by Sierra Rossman, Editor-in-Chief January 24, 2021

The greatest challenge has been to face ourselves and our emotions while alone in quarantine. For English 101 students, the examination of "aloneness" became a semester-long quest to understand a single...

“How to Be Anti-Racist”: A student’s journey to empowering her voice

"I wanted people to see the struggles of how even when it’s not noticed, racism can affect the littlest things,” said Apau.
by Sierra Rossman, Editor-in-Chief January 24, 2021

Fear due to the color of your skin should not have to happen in 2020. When the Black Lives Matter protests erupted in spring of 2020, it was shocking to see just how many Americans were unaware of the...

The virtual ceremony included a slide showing each student who was recognized.

Lancer Spotlight: Maya Apau recognized with FCPS MLK award

by Lexli Nicholas, Reporter January 21, 2021

For the past 31 years, FCPS has been holding the “Annual MLK Celebration.” The celebration was put in place to recognize kind, courageous and caring students. One student from each school in the county...

Damon Norko has been working in his studio to make My Brother, the God Particle come to life. He has hosted over 40 recording sessions at his studio.

Lancer Spotlight: Damon Norko brings plays to a virtual platform

Creating a radio play is the "silver lining" to the pandemic.
by Sierra Rossman and Jessica Young October 16, 2020

COVID-19 has caused Broadway to go dark and virtually all plays to stop production. During this time when the only drama is the lack of drama, English teacher Damon Norko is bringing theater back to a...

The virtual schedule takes  a lot of personal planning to keep on track--for both teachers and students.

Virtual fail: Online school schedule creates new learning challenges

by Abbey Sovero, Reporter October 15, 2020

With school online, students sleep later each day, as there are no big yellow school buses waiting for them in the mornings. Although the cold dark mornings and unappealing lunches are gone, life...

Jessica Young is sewing face masks to donate to FMH.

“Sew” necessary: It’s time to make masks to help control spread of Covid-19

by Jessica Young, Reporter April 14, 2020

Remember when a mask used to be a refreshing skin treatment, a scary Halloween costume, or a Mardi Gras party accessory? Before March 2020, no one would be likely to wear them in public. Some people...

NEHS and Mu Alpha Theta students admire exhibits at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum

NEHS and MuAlpha Theta explore Washington, D.C. landmarks: Photo of the day 2/26/2020

by Zachary Tilmont, Reporter February 27, 2020

On Tuesday, February 25, the National English Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta took a field trip to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum and the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C.  Braden...

Elizabeth Rajnik and Scott Hummel,  iron and cut fabric that will be made into scarves.

Sewtherapy offers festive scarves for our feline friends and canine companions

by Jacob Blue, Managing editor December 2, 2019

On any given PREP day, 5 - 10 students are busy with an iron, three sewing machines and a variety of donated fabrics, scissors, pins and supplies to sew items for charity.  The Sewtherapy club mees in...

English teachers Mary Troxel and Natalie Rebetsky make cards for the elderly.

Students explore creative opportunities and make cards during Writer’s Week

by Elizabeth Anderson, Editor-in-Chief November 26, 2019

The second annual Writer's Week, held November 11-14, brought students from all classes together to participate in a variety of writing and English-related activities. Organized by Linganore's chapter...

Howard County 4-H Program Adviser Chris Rein teaches Lancer Media members Madeline Williamson and Julie Walker how to sew a pillowcase.

Lancer Media “stitches” the community together through Ryan’s Case for Smiles project

by Sierra Rossman, Reporter June 14, 2019

Imagine a world with nothing but needles, loud machines, and beeping for days on end with a medical routine that would drive any person stir-crazy. This is the reality for many children and teens who suffer...

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