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Class of 2017: poms seniors dance down to 8 days

Class of 2017:  poms seniors dance down to 8 days

by Grace Brooks, Reporter

May 12, 2017


Filed under Senior Countdown 2017, Showcase, Spring 2017

The Pom and Dance team performs at football games, pep rallies, and competitions. The team has 8 seniors leaving. Caitlin Caffrey, Lexi Watson, Marlee Steig, Emma Ruch, Taylor Thomas, Alyssa Yammarino, Brooke Bennett and Bree Cacioppo. Captains, Watson and Thomas, have been on the team since freshma...

Class of 2016: Senior poms dance their way towards a diploma

Class of 2016: Senior poms dance their way towards a diploma

by Alyse Montgomery, Reporter

May 16, 2016


Filed under Class of 2016 Countdown, Showcase

Senior pom members Olivia DuBro, Lexi Duda, Rachel Femiano, Maggie Hall, Rachel Huston, Harper Lindsay, Abigail Montgomery, and Emily Rieland have made their last four years of poms one for the books. The pom and dance team has been battling school rivals Urbana and Oakdale, as well as other school...

News for March 29, 2016

by Lancer Media

March 29, 2016


Filed under Daily Announcements

Last Saturday, FCPS students participated in the Regional Destination Imagination Tournament. Both LHS teams qualified to represent Western Region at the State Destination Imagination Tournament, which will be held on April 9th. The creative problem solving exhibited by these students was outstanding....

Lancer Media YouTube: Pom and Dance heads to Division 1 state competition

Lancer Media YouTube: Pom and Dance heads to Division 1 state competition

by Abigail Montgomery, Editor

March 17, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Video

On Saturday, March 19, the Linganore Pom and Dance Team will travel to Northpoint High School to compete in the 2016 MAPDA State Championship. The 2015 State Champion dancers will be looking to defend their title and will be competing in four different categories: Short Pom, Jazz, Lyrical, and Hip ...

Pom and Dance team prepares for new competition season: Photo of the day 2/19/16

Pom and Dance team prepares for new competition season: Photo of the day 2/19/16

by Hannah Haught, Editor

February 18, 2016


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

The pom and dance team has been hard at work, prepping for their competition season this year. They are working on an array of different dance routines in styles such as jazz, lyrical, hip-hop, and short pom.  Their first competition is Saturday, February 20 at Urbana High School. Coach Michelle...

Spirit buckets or spoiled buckets?

Spirit buckets or spoiled buckets?

by Olivia DuBro, Editor-In-Chief

November 9, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Is STUFF equivalent to SPIRIT? Amidst the excitement of pep rally day, you may have seen a comical herd of girls carrying buckets half their size frantically searching for someone on the football team. If you’ve watched for long enough to see the actual awkward exchange, you’ve probably...

Photo Gallery: Seniors win spirit stick at annual Homecoming pep rally

Photo Gallery:  Seniors win spirit stick at annual Homecoming pep rally

by Olivia DuBro, Editor-In-Cheif

October 16, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

Thursday's pep rally on October 15 was filled with splits, flips, and spirit sticks. The morning was started with introduction of our grades and a spirited singing of the National Anthem. There were performances by JV Cheer, followed by the Varsity Cheer team. After cheer, the Pom and Dance team...

The year in review: 2014-2015’s greatest hits

The year in review: 2014-2015’s greatest hits

by Abigail Montgomery, Reporter

May 28, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

The 2014-2015 school year has been one for Linganore’s records.  With so many successes in academics, athletics, the arts, and a significant influence in the community, it’s easy to be overwhelmed with just how great of a school Linganore is and how much Lancers have accomplished.  While all achievements...

Sports Superstitions: Normal behavior or just plain freaky?

Sports Superstitions: Normal behavior or just plain freaky?

by Grace Weaver, Reporter

April 14, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

According to CBN News, Juan Manuel Marquez, Mexican boxer, in 2011 stopped drinking his own urine, but only because his doctor and trainer advised him to do so. This was one of his superstitions that he would do every day in an effort to do his best in the next match that he competed in. Not nearly as ext...

LHS Pom and Dance Team wins State Champion titles: Photo of the Day 3/21/15

LHS Pom and Dance Team wins State Champion titles: Photo of the Day 3/21/15

by Olivia DuBro, Reporter

March 23, 2015


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

The Linganore Pom and Dance team traveled to the Towson SECU Arena Saturday, March 21 for the MAPDA State Dance Competition. Though they placed first for each dance at every competition prior to States, the team faced stiff competition. Opponents included those from neighboring schools such as Urba...

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