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AP World students close the curtains studying for final exam: Photo of the Day 5/15/19

AP World students close the curtains studying for final exam: Photo of the Day 5/15/19

by Emily McNally, Reporter

May 15, 2019


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

This week, plenty of students were stretched out in the hallways with giant plastic shower curtains and markers.  Students worked on their shower curtain project to review for the AP exam.  Students were assigned to purchase a shower curtain and divide it into 6 sections (1 section for each uni...

Students stay silent to break the silence: Photo of the Day 4/20/19

Students stay silent to break the silence: Photo of the Day 4/20/19

by Emily Watson, Reporter

April 20, 2019


Filed under Photo of the Day, Spring 2019

On April 17, students participated in the Day of Silence. The Day of Silence is a student-led protest against bullying and harassment of students in the LGBTQ community and their supporters. LGBTQ stands for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning students. From the first bell of the day t...

Linganore community comes together to “Drive 4 UR School”: Photo of the Day 4/16/19

Linganore community comes together to “Drive 4 UR School”: Photo of the Day 4/16/19

by Bailey Bennett, Reporter

April 17, 2019


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase, Spring 2019

 On April 14, LHS Safe and Sane held its annual Drive 4 UR School fundraiser. This event is held in partnership with Century Ford of Mount Airy every year to raise money for the graduating class. For every car taken on a valid test drive, Ford donates $20 to LHS Safe and Sane, up to $8000. This year LH...

Pre-Vet class has a big HEART for animal science: Photo of the Day 4/1/19

Pre-Vet class has a big HEART for animal science: Photo of the Day 4/1/19

by Emily McNally, Reporter

April 1, 2019


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase, Spring 2019

“Now remember everybody… scalpels are what?” Ms. Patricia Beachy said. “Sharp!” Pre-Vet students responded. Students were  excited to dissect a steer heart and lungs on March 25 and March 26. After grabbing a pair of gloves, everybody circled around the organs and waited for f...

Newcomb’s classes compete for top grammar honors: Photo of the Day 3/19/2019

Newcomb’s classes compete for top grammar honors: Photo of the Day 3/19/2019

by Emily McNally, Reporter

March 19, 2019


Filed under Photo of the Day, Spring 2019

Grammar can be really tough and difficult to comprehend.  Lucky for students in Mrs. Mary Ellen Newcomb’s English classes, they practice every day with an activity she calls "Grammar Games." Each class is divided into grammar teams that compete everyday for the most points. Every student gets ...

Teachers go head to head reading as many books as they can to fill their virtual bookshelves: Photo of the day 3/17/19

Teachers go head to head reading as many books as they can to fill their virtual bookshelves: Photo of the day 3/17/19

by Ashley Baker, Reporter

March 17, 2019


Filed under Photo of the Day, Spring 2019

Teachers are reading and filling up their virtual bookshelves. NEHS member Larry Liu took on the leadership responsiblity to create virtual bookshelves for teachers so that they can spread the love of reading.   A virtual bookshelf would be a great idea to see how many books can be read by the end of...

French Honor Society hangs Seurat mural: Photo of the Day 2/23/19

French Honor Society hangs Seurat mural: Photo of the Day 2/23/19

by Sierra Rossman, Reporter

February 23, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase, Spring 2019

On February 6, the French Honor Society hung a mural commemorating the 1884 painting Un dimanche après-midi à l’Île de la Grande Jatte which translates to A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte. French teacher and French Honor Society adviser Madame Dragana Blonder printed a version of the ...

The cast of Beauty and the Beast builds set for the musical: Photo of the Day 2/16/19

The cast of Beauty and the Beast builds set for the musical: Photo of the Day 2/16/19

by Emily McNally, Reporter

February 15, 2019


Filed under Photo of the Day

“Tale as old as time.” On February 15, the cast and crew of Beauty and the Beast worked on building the set and their techniques for their big performance. First the crew discussed safety and stage performance. History and Drama Teacher, Angela Smithhisler asked her students “Have you e...

Digital Communications holds bottle flipping contest: Photo of the Day 2/6/19

Digital Communications holds bottle flipping contest: Photo of the Day 2/6/19

by Bailey Bennett, Reporter

February 6, 2019


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

On February 4, Mr. Roger Rich’s digital communications class held a bottle flipping contest on Main Street during PREP. One competition was between Mrs. Rachael Easterday and Class of 2020 Madison Stanfield. This was the second match out of four. Each match is between a teacher and a student. The ...

Kolias’s English 11 blasts to the Roaring 20’s

Kolias’s English 11 blasts to the Roaring 20’s

by Tyler Roman, Managing Editor

January 24, 2019


Filed under Fall 2018, Features

After several weeks of reading, taking notes, and being quizzed on The Great Gatsby, Mrs. Patti Kolias’s English class finally reached the final project, which was to create an edible party dish from the 1920’s from scratch, a poster highlighting a theme or character, or some third relevant pro...

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