The Lance

Honoring our history, the right way

The totem under the stairway of LHS depicts a Native American warrior holding the Linganore shield.

by Beau Cameron, Co-editor-in-chief

September 29, 2017

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...

School Mascot-Offending or Honoring?

School Mascot-Offending or Honoring?

by Noah Ismael, Online Editor

February 15, 2013

This article won The Frederick News Post‘s first place “Mike Powell Excellence in Journalism Award” for a column on a state or national subject.   This 50th school year marks a time to remember our past, celebrate traditions, and plan the future for Linganore. Does planning for the future mean that the school sh...

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