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Pre-vet class grooms staff members’ dogs: Photo of the Day 12/18/18

Pre-vet class grooms staff members’ dogs: Photo of the Day 12/18/18

by Elizabeth Anderson, Watermark Editor

December 18, 2018


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

On December 18, pre-vet/small animal care students groomed several faculty members' dogs. Dog grooming is a part of the class dog unit which typically lasts several weeks. First, students must learn about dog grooming and prepare for the incoming dogs.  Over the course of two weeks, they groom many...

FFA competes in Indiana for Nationals

by Peyton Johnson, Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, News, Showcase

On October 23, the Future Farmers of America (FFA) traveled to Indianapolis, Indiana for the FFA National Convention. Twenty students went to Nationals along with the advisors Mrs. Pat Beachy and Mr. Tom Hawthorne. There were over 62,000 members, ambassadors, and guests in total. The students attending natio...

Concerts, animals and more at the Great Frederick Fair

Concerts, animals and more at the Great Frederick Fair

by Grace Gaydosh and Peyton Johnson

September 27, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, News

On September 14 - 23, 2018, the Great Frederick Fair hosted the annual agricultural contest for the 4-H/FFA. Students in the FFA showed animals such as swine, horses, and cattle. The Great Frederick Fair showcases success and has over 1,800 exhibits. It has a long history in Frederick County and celebrated its 156th fair this year. ...

Pre-Vet class hones in their skills on raw chickens: Photo of the Day 1/17/18

Pre-Vet class hones in their skills on raw chickens: Photo of the Day 1/17/18

by Greyston Harding, Reporter

January 18, 2018


Filed under Photo of the Day

During the Pre-Vet class led by teacher Patricia Beachy on January 16, students practiced different types of sutures on raw chicken breasts. This exercise was used to show students a more realistic way to suture an incision. Sammie Volo said, "I really liked doing this activity, even though it was...

Year 35: Hawthorne helps his students grow academically

Year 35: Hawthorne helps his students grow academically

by Jake Bolger, Reporter

November 21, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Veteran Teachers

Having worked at LHS for 35 years, Mr. Thomas Hawthorne is one of the most experienced teachers at Linganore. He leads the agriculture program. He began teaching at Linganore in 1981, and he teaches many of the agricultural science courses. "I enjoy playing farmer. I have cattle that I take care...

Horticulture I makes arrangements to portray poems: Photo of the Day 11/24/15

Horticulture I makes arrangements to portray poems: Photo of the Day 11/24/15

by Rose Fiore and Riley Faulconer

November 24, 2015


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

On Friday, November 20th, the 21 students in Patricia Beachy's Horticulture 1 class made arrangements based on poems that the students participating in the Poetry Out Loud Contest recited. The Poetry Out Loud, school-based competition was held a day earlier on Thursday, November 19. Kate Cameron ...

Pre-Vet class dissects pigs: Photo of the Day 2/27/2015

Pre-Vet class dissects pigs: Photo of the Day 2/27/2015

by Alyssa Mattison, Reporter

February 27, 2015


Filed under Photo of the Day

Mrs. Patricia Beachy's Pre-Vet Large Animal class gets up close and personal with pigs as they dissected a pig's hearts, lungs, trachea, and feet. "We used scalpels and stuff to cut out the muscles and looked inside each different area.  I got to look inside a heart. It was pretty intense," said...

Photo of the day 1/28/14: Students receive Term 2 report cards

Photo of the day 1/28/14: Students receive Term 2 report cards

by Will Foreman, Reporter

January 28, 2014


Filed under Photo of the Day

Teacher Patricia Beachy hands student Ryan Stark his Term 2 report card and shakes his hand for a job well done. Report cards were distributed during Advisement on 1/28. All students who made honor roll for Term 2 can bring their report card to lunch for a free cookie. A list of Term 1 honor roll...

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