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

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 in an evening of fun.  A unique way of giving back to those in need, the entry fee for the comp...

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

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 Beachy volunteers and advises the community show along with her FFA ambassadors every year....

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

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, grooming, and showing.  The Great Frederick Fair opened on September 13 and the fairgrounds were ...

Pre-Vet class gets hands-on experience grooming dogs

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 classes allows students and faculty members to bring in their dogs to be washed. On June 6, Mrs. J...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 ...

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