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Moses and Rebetsky win November NEHS poetry contest: Photo of the day 12/19/19

Moses and Rebetsky won the NEHS November poetry challenge.

by Ruby Cerny, Reporter

December 19, 2019

The National English Honor Society (NEHS) hosted one of the several poetry challenges open to all members of the society. From October to April, members are encouraged to submit their original poems relating to the chosen theme.  In November, five NEHS members submitted poems related to "Heroism and Cour...

Annual Lancer Candy Lane sparks holiday joy: Photo of the Day 12/16/19

Business Honor Society sells snacks to raise money for families in need.

by Alaina Burger, Reporter

December 16, 2019

On December 14, the annual Lancer Candy Lane was hosted in the cafeteria and on Main Street. The event aims to provide a day of fun-filled activities and crafts for local families to get into the holiday spirit, and getting a free printed photo of a visit with Santa is one of the hallmarks. Many h...

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

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

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 of the National English Honor Society in cooperation with the English Department, Writer's Week included...

NEHS members write pen pal letters to Centerville first grade: Photo of the Day 4/23/19

Angelique Fink and her pen pal met for the first time after writing letters.

by Yesenia Montenegro, Editor

April 24, 2019

In March and April, National English Honor Society members have been writing letters to their first grade pen pals. This is the fifth year Mrs. Beverly Lloyd’s first grade class at Centerville Elementary School has been sending pen pal letters to NEHS members. In the letter exchanges, students talked ...

Senior Countdown 2019: NEHS officers plan their future ac’cord’ingly with 21 days left

NEHS officers Emily Reed, Sarah Buckley, Jacob Bolger, Alex Ismael, and Beau Cameron prepare cords for graduation.

by Jacob Bolger, Editor-in-Chief

April 23, 2019

April 23, 2019, marks the 21st day left for members of the Class of 2019. Although there is still one month of high school left, summer is approaching quickly. National English Honor Society officers are preparing to distribute cords to graduating members, as well as pass on their leadership duties...

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

National English Honor Society members write poetry on the cafeteria windows.

by Alexis Fowler, Editor

April 2, 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 ...

NEHS brings Clifford to high school

Clifford gave students a way to combine their love for reading with their love for the big red dog.

by Matthew Gelhard, Managing Editor

February 11, 2019

Clifford decided to leave Emily in 2nd grade and take a visit to high school. Alongside members of the National English Honor Society, Clifford traveled the halls of the school and visited various classrooms to participate in classroom activities. For every step of Clifford’s jo...

Teachers show holiday spirit by decorating doors: Photo of the Day 12/19/18

Ms. Pupo uses the lockers to  show extra spirit.

by Sammie Hoefs, Editor

December 19, 2018

On the week of December 10, the teachers brainstormed, constructed, and finalized their doors. All doors had to be complete by Monday morning, December 17. Teachers had the help from their students, and some honor societies made a door of their own. The National Art Honor Society, National English Honor Society, and the National French Honor Society partic...

The word is Writers’ Week! Join in the fun during PREP and after school

Students work on submissions for the Young Authors Contest.

by Rachel McCoy, Reporter

December 10, 2018

December 10 kicks off the first day of Writers' Week. Everyone who has a love for writing can participate in a week full of writing activities during PREP and after school. During this week, members of the National English Honor Society can earn hours for participation in these events. For every...

Lancer Candy Lane is a place for all families to get into the holiday spirit: Photo of the Day 12/10/18

Sophomore Charlotte Moore shows off a paper snowflake at a crafts table.

by Dana Kullgren, Reporter

December 10, 2018

On December 8, Linganore hosted the annual Lancer Candy Lane, the jolliest event of the year for the community. The event was held in the cafeteria and was created to provide a place for local families to enjoy themselves and get into the holiday spirit. Families can enjoy making crafts, drinking hot cho...

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