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

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

by Sierra Rossman, Reporter

June 14, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase, Spring 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 from serious illnesses. It is hard to stay positive in the face of pain. According to Ryan’s Ca...

National English Honor Society members decorate windows for National Poetry Month: Photo of the Day 4/2/19

National English Honor Society members decorate windows for National Poetry Month: Photo of the Day 4/2/19

by Alexis Fowler, Editor

April 2, 2019


Filed under Photo of the Day, Spring 2019

"The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why." - Mark Twain On April 1, students from the National English Honor Society used their creative poetry skills to decorate the school's cafeteria windows, organized by officer Jacob Bolger.  The idea was to ...

A Lancer’s best friend may be a dog

A Lancer’s best friend may be a dog

by Jacob Blue and Joseph Hartung

January 25, 2019


Filed under Fall 2018, Features, Showcase

It is no surprise that teens today are stressed out with projects, SATs, and college applications while they try to balance healthy social and physical lives. Many turn to their best friends for help--those best friends are often dogs. In a survey done in 2014 about Stress in America, it found that ...

What has our generation lost? Gen Z is in trouble

by Maya Apau and Tabitha Moses

October 23, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Opinion

Are you reading this story on your phone? What would life be like without phones and social media?  Electronics have had many benefits to daily life, such as quick access to information, fast communication, and entertainment. However, alongside these benefits comes an increasing lack of social a...

Creative writing class turns the page to bullet journaling

Creative writing class turns the page to bullet journaling

by Elizabeth Anderson, Watermark Editor

September 20, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2018, Showcase

On September 13, the creative writing class learned how to bullet journal as their warm-up activity for class. The goal was to try a new way to organize thoughts and brainstorm while writing. Bullet journaling was created in 2013 by digital product designer and author Ryder Carroll, who wanted a to find a soluti...

Class of 2018: Mr. Linganore contestants are ex(XL)tra excited to have 20 days left

Class of 2018: Mr. Linganore contestants are ex(XL)tra excited to have 20 days left

by Allison King, Reporter

April 25, 2018


Filed under Class of 2015 Countdown, Senior Countdown 2018, Showcase

Mr. Linganore XXL contestants smile for the camera and show their excitement to have 20 days left of school! This year's Mr. Linganore competition was a hit. Lots of preparation, hard work and dedication went into planning this event. The show's co-hosts, Mr. Jeremy Brown and Mrs. Natalie Rebetsky,...

Mr. Linganore Contestants attend Uno’s Night: Photo of the Day 2/23/18

Mr. Linganore Contestants attend Uno’s Night: Photo of the Day 2/23/18

by Allison King, Reporter

February 22, 2018


Filed under Mr. Linganore 2018, Photo of the Day, Showcase

Mr. Linganore candidates and supporters of the Linganore community gathered at Uno’s in Frederick on February 21.  Featured candidates for that night were Lars Eklund, Andrew Nash, Garrett Johnson, Erick Stutz. Another Uno’s Night was held the week before on February 15th for featured contestan...

Creative writing class could be more than an elective

Creative writing class could be more than an elective

by Riley Glynn and Jason Byrd

January 23, 2018


Filed under Fall 2017, Opinion, Showcase

Plenty of creativity and great writers can come from a creative writing class. At least one creative writing class should be offered in Linganore High School.  Every single FCPS high school has a creative writing class except for Linganore and Catoctin. While there are some opportunities to be a...

Tis the season to apply to NEHS: Photo of the Day 9/14/17

Tis the season to apply to NEHS: Photo of the Day 9/14/17

by Renata Farrell, Reporter

September 14, 2017


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

Of the 13 LHS honor societies to chose from, the due date for the National English Honor Society application is approaching first on September 18th at 3 p.m. The National English Honor Society is a group of juniors and seniors who truly love English and want all Lancers to as well. They provide tut...

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