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Where to go for help

Mr. Kraft in his office

by Lindsey Russo, Editor

June 6, 2019

There are many ways to get help during your freshman year. Whether you need help with your classes, tutoring or have general questions, these are some resources you can use. Student Services is available on Monday-Friday at 7:15 am to 2:45 pm. This is the office where you can find your counselor. T...

News for May 14

by Lancer Media

May 14, 2019

Senior Chromebook collection continues today. Seniors with the last name starting with K-Z should return their chromebook, case and charger in at the Learnings Commons during PREP today. Now let’s go to  for sports. Yesterday, Varsity Boys Lacrosse won 20-4 against South Hagerstown. They will face...

News for May 10th, 2017

by Lancer Media

May 10, 2017

All students who are PARCC testing this afternoon will be dismissed from PREP at 10:30 am to eat lunch. Students must report to their testing rooms by 11:05 am. Juniors and seniors attending Prom are reminded that guests who do not attend Linganore High School must present a photo ID when they check in at Prom. ...

News for May 9, 2017

by Lancer Media

May 9, 2017

  The third annual Quidditch Tournament will be held Wednesday, May 17th.  Teams of 7-9 can sign up in the Media Center. Teams must have at least two of each gender playing at all times. The cost is $25 per team.  A limited number of teams are allowed so sign-up early.  If you have any questio...

FCPS testing refusal policy doesn’t change underlying problem with testing

by Emily Reed, Editor

September 28, 2016

Chances are that you have never heard of the new Frederick County Public Schools Board of Education policy on testing that was passed on August 24th, 2016. Unfortunately, Policy 511 will not bring about any major change to the status quo. The policy states that FCPS recognizes that a student, at the ...

Technology fail: Students learn better with old-fashioned pencil and paper

Technology fail:  Students learn better with old-fashioned pencil and paper

by Tory Spruill, Reporter

May 18, 2016

With the learning environment directed towards more BYOD technology, school systems are emphasizing lowering printing costs, which helps the budget and the environment. Many teachers and students, however, prefer paper-integrated learning over a screen. Is the old-fashioned paper method of learni...

PARCC testing stresses students, parents, teachers

The PARCC assessment is a new standardized test at Linganore this year.

by Emily Gorham and Alicia Nasto

December 23, 2014

Across the nation, students are taking the PARCC assessments (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College), new standardized tests that will be used, eventually, in all grades, K-12. This test cycle measures student performance in Mathematics and English 10. According to the PARCC website, each online test costs approxima...

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