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The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

A Linganore student signs the No Place For Hate pledge at lunch on March 11.

Lancer Spotlight 3/25/24: No Place For Hate aims to make Linganore a safe and welcoming place for all students

by Ellie Lubitz, Reporter March 25, 2024

On March 15, the No Place For Hate movement was officially launched at Linganore High School. Since its launch in 1999, the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) No Place For Hate initiative has been introduced...

Embracing diversity: Linganore’s Multicultural Night brings community together

by Emily Rice and Daniel Apau December 18, 2023

On Friday, December 1, Linganore High School (LHS) held its third annual Multicultural Night: an event made to showcase and promote diversity within the school and surrounding community. The event was...

As part of Senior Prank, balloons fill up one of the staircases on Main Street.

Lancer Spotlight 5/31/23: Linganore’s seniors celebrate their last day

by Eddie Slavin, Reporter June 1, 2023

No high school is alike in the United States, but there is one tradition that nearly every school has: being senior prank. Linganore is among the many schools that participates in this rite of passage,...

Promise Green, Winner of the March 2023 Impact award, takes a picture with Linganore Principle, Dr. Michael Dillman

Lancer Spotlight 3/29/23: Promise Green receives FCPS Impact Award

by Leila Gibril and Rhys Wilson April 19, 2023

On March 27, Linganore senior Promise Green received the Frederick County Public High Schools' (FCPS) Impact Award, which is awarded monthly to a student within FCPS. Each winner must create an impact...

The STEP team meets twice a week to practice their routines. (Photographed from left to right Oluwaseun Awofisayo, Oluwaseyi Awsofisayo, Mona Michelle Mensah, Mickinley Howard, Legend Campbell, and Liya Mantey.)

Lancer Spotlight 1/9/23: Linganore’s first ever STEP team aims to bring culture and diversity to the school

by Alexa Waser, Editor January 11, 2023

Linganore High School (LHS) just added a STEP team to the club rotation this year and hopes to share and expand the culture throughout the school.  STEP is a style of dance that was developed by African-American...

Junior Siena Phaup works on a creative writing project in class.

New creative writing class takes an interesting turn

by Izabella Manning, Editor October 3, 2022

After three years, Linganore is finally offering a Creative Writing course again. Unlike other classes in which students just write book continuations and poetry, this course is covering a vast variety...

Mental health can be debilitating for everyone.

What schools can do for the “new” mental health crisis

by Sophia Hopkins, Reporter November 3, 2021

“Suck it up buttercup” is an older term that most commonly refers to people that may be struggling with mental health. Is this “get over it” mentality helpful for people with mental health problems? What...

Linganores girls varisty stand with the teachers they appreciate.

Lancer Spotlight 10/12/21: Linganore’s girl’s varsity team appreciates their teachers and pull out the win

by Sophia Hopkins, Reporter October 14, 2021

On October 12, girls varsity soccer team played against South Hagerstown. During the halftime break, each team player highlighted a teacher that they appreciate. The team picked teachers from elementary,...

English teachers Mary Troxel and Natalie Rebetsky make cards for the elderly.

Students explore creative opportunities and make cards during Writer’s Week

by Elizabeth Anderson, Editor-in-Chief November 26, 2019

The second annual Writer's Week, held November 11-14, brought students from all classes together to participate in a variety of writing and English-related activities. Organized by Linganore's chapter...

Alaina Burger and Grace Gaydosh struggle to make sense of college applications.

College applications: We don’t know what we’re doing, do you?

by Alaina Burger and Grace Gaydosh September 24, 2019

November 1:  The dreaded college application deadline.  Maybe you’re lucky, and the college you are applying to has a deadline of December 1. Seniors are feeling the pressure.  Procrastinating...

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