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COVID-19 Rough cut: Families set up barber chairs in kitchens, bathrooms and patios

Alex Kullgren gets his hair cut by his father, Jonathan Kullgren, in a bathtub during quarantine. Social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19 has resulted in many people choosing to cut their hair at home.

by Bailey Spore, Editor-In-Chief

April 28, 2020

Who doesn't love the feeling of getting poked with scissors, hair ripped out of their heads, and stabbed with a comb while getting a haircut? This is actually an act of love and desperation. No one loves a home haircut, but, unfortunately, with everyone locked down due to COVID-19, people can't get profession...

Mock Trial team loses to Oakdale: Photo Of the Day 2/14/2020

Mock Trial poses for yearbook photo.

by Danny Hester, Reporter

February 18, 2020

On February 12 , the Mock Trial team traveled to the Frederick County Courthouse hoping to win their fifth match.  They were competing against neighboring Oakdale High School. Linganore put up a good prosecution against Oakdale's defense but at the end of the day was narrowly defeated by six points. Each year...

JV and Varsity girls soccer tie to the Bears on Youth Soccer Night: Photo of the Day 10/22/19

Taylor Ferguson and Nora Salter celebrate after Ferguson's goal to tie the game.

by Elizabeth Rajnik, Reporter

October 22, 2019

On September 17, girls soccer wrapped up the regular season with their last game against Oakdale. The stands were filled for both JV and varsity as a group of students from Mr. Roger Rich’s Management and Entrepreneurship class were challenged to create an event management project. Tabitha Knedeisen, ...

JV Volleyball digs pink in regional tournament: Photo of the Day 10/14/19

Delaney Ridgell attacks the ball to win the point against the MSD Orioles.

by Jessica Young, Reporter

October 14, 2019

On October 12, Oakdale High School hosted an annual JV regional volleyball tournament, inviting 10 teams from around the region to compete. “The tournament was an overall positive, enjoyable, and competitive day. We ended up going 8-2, finishing 3rd out of 11 teams,” said sophomore Lauren Spect. Spect is...

Are you ready? Linganore, Oakdale and Urbana areas redistricting quickly to alleviate overcrowding

Are you ready? Linganore, Oakdale and Urbana areas redistricting quickly to alleviate overcrowding

by Emily McNally, Reporter

April 4, 2019

Frederick County Public Schools plan to redistrict starting in the 2020-2021 school year, and three high schools will be affected: Urbana, Oakdale and Linganore.  This typically takes about one year to complete and another year to implement. The students affected will be redistricted in phases. At t...

Girls swimming falls short on senior night

Swimming and Diving team prepare for the last dual meet, and senior night.

by Katie Roach, Reporter

January 25, 2019

On January 24 the swimming and diving team went up against Oakdale High School and came out with a score of girls 94-92 and boys 150-25. The girls put up a tough fight but fell just short at the end.  This meet was special because it was senior night. Seniors Taylor Koch, Grace Winpigler, and Kali Na...

News for January 23

by Lancer Media

January 23, 2019

Until the end of this week Linganore will be holding a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. If you have any spare change you would like to donate your prep teacher will have an envelope to collect all donations. To support the American Cancer Society, be sure to wear purple at the basketball g...

Let’s get down to business: Intro to Business class learns ins and outs of working world

Mr. Rich helps Zach Skowron track his social media marketing analytics.

by Emily Webb and Harry Heitzig

January 22, 2019

What fast food restaurants should be in the cafeteria? Students in Roger Rich's Introduction to Business class determined it should be Noodles and Company, Taco Bell, Wildcat’s Den, Texas Roadhouse, and Panera. This food court proposal was one of the first projects of the semester. The project...

Redistricting in the works for Linganore’s future

Townhouses are under construction near Oakdale High School.

by Sammie Hoefs, Editor

December 28, 2018

The eastern part of the county is in the FCPS news as construction all around New Market booms. The Frederick County Board of Education is studying how to redistrict the county’s schools, with its main focus on the Linganore, Oakdale, and Urbana area. According to the Frederick News-Post, some middle an...

News for December 17

December 17, 2018

Any student interested in playing for the Boys Varsity Tennis team should attend an informational meeting on Wednesday, December 19th in Coach Sunkel's Room A139 at 2:20 p.m. Attention anyone wanting to try out for softball in the spring. There will be a meeting during PREP on Tuesday 12/18 in th...

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