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The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

Linganore students giving love to Juno the yellow lab.

Lancer Spotlight 3/17/23: Therapy dogs visit Linganore High School to lighten the mood

by Eddie Slavin, Reporter March 17, 2023

Man’s best friend, the canine, is prevalent in the homes of many Americans, with more than 48 million households having at least one dog. This includes Linganore social studies teacher Jamie Hendi,...

Juniors Tate Ondrik, Nate Pelino, Evan Mayhew and senior Aaron Eng celebrate placing silver in the forestry competition.

Lancer Spotlight 11/9/22 : Linganore students place at 95th National FFA Convention

by Jenna Fountain, Reporter November 11, 2022

This year at the Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN, the 95th National Future Farmers of America (FFA) Convention was held. The National FFA Convention is an annual celebration of all things agriculture...

Beekeeper Jennifer Pralgo demonstrates some aspects of beekeeping.

Lancer Spotlight 9/28/21: Walkersville beekeeper Jennifer Pralgo talks bees with Lancer Media

by Makyla DeVries and Emma Henry September 26, 2021

Jennifer Pralgo came to Patricia Beachy's second period class intro to agriculture science. Pralgo also came to Natalie Rebetsky’s third period class Journalism. Pralgo came to the classes so she could...

Oakley poses in adorable basket when he was a puppy.

Raining cats and dogs! Do pandemic puppies and quarantine cats develop separation anxiety?

by Emily McNally, Managing Editor March 22, 2021

What’s furry, sleeps on your bed, and sometimes barks a little too loud? A pandemic puppy--the cuddly, loving animal that everyone has needed this past year. Maybe your family adopted a cat. Being...

Elizabeth Rajnik and Scott Hummel,  iron and cut fabric that will be made into scarves.

Sewtherapy offers festive scarves for our feline friends and canine companions

by Jacob Blue, Managing editor December 2, 2019

On any given PREP day, 5 - 10 students are busy with an iron, three sewing machines and a variety of donated fabrics, scissors, pins and supplies to sew items for charity.  The Sewtherapy club mees in...

Contestants in the Strut your Mutt show walk for the judges.

A “pawesome” experience at the 46th Annual Community Show

by Alexis Fowler, Managing Editor October 10, 2019

Dog, a man's best friend and valued companion, needs to be recognized and cherished. That's why the Linganore Community show hosts a “Strut your Mutt." Dogs of all sizes, shapes, and colors are celebrated...

Ricky Cerveny, Beast, Tabitha Reeder, Belle, and Sarah Blankenship help Lucy Bolger  make a bracelet.

Community show adds Royalty to the Knight : Photo of the Day 10/9/19

by Leah Bolger, Editor October 9, 2019

Belle and the Beast and a few others in tiaras and long skirts swished through the auxiliary gym on October 7.  They were part of the newly introduced Prince and Princess party at the community show. Patricia...

Austin Welty grooms his cow in preparation for exhibition at the Frederick Fair.

Showing an animal at the Frederick Fair: Wash, dry, clip, cut…repeat

by Peyton Johnson, Editor September 14, 2019

For most students, the first few weeks of school are consumed with new classes, routines, friends, and teachers. For a student entering an animal in the Frederick Fair, the focus is on washing, drying,...

Bentley gets cleaned up by two Pre-Vet students after rolling in the grass.

Pre-Vet class gets hands-on experience grooming dogs

by Braden Weinel, Editor June 10, 2019

Over the course of the school year, the Pre-Vet (small) class learn how to care for different animals, such as dogs, goats, and rabbits. On some occasions, Mrs. Patricia Beachy, the teacher of the Pre-Vet...

Cindy White, Jimmy Levitts, Noah Nozal, and Devon Davis brush Travor, a Newfoundland dog.

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

by Elizabeth Anderson, Watermark Editor December 18, 2018

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...

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