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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


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

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...

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


Filed under Photo of the Day

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...

Pre-Vet class crosses the term’s finish line with mice racing: Photo of the Day 10/29/16

Pre-Vet class crosses the term’s finish line with mice racing: Photo of the Day 10/29/16

by Emily Sherwood, Reporter

October 30, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Photo of the Day

Mrs. Pat Beachy's Pre-Vet/Small Animal Science class finished Term 1 with mice races. The class had been studying rodents for the past semester, and one of their assignments involved making a maze that a mouse would be able to finish. Alyssa DeVries, Class of 2018, works at Rick's Fish & Pet Supply in Frederick. She p...

Community Show: A piece of cake for Linganore FFA

Community Show: A piece of cake for Linganore FFA

by Emily Sherwood, Reporter

October 24, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, News

The 43rd annual LHS community show, from October 9th-11th, was a celebration of arts, crafts, food, and farming. From auctioning off cakes, to providing crafts and games for the kids, the FFA works hard to provide a show that will keep people coming back. On the first night of the community show,...

LHSsees2020: Kate Mannarino will be every animal’s scarlet knight in shining armor

LHSsees2020: Kate Mannarino will be every animal’s scarlet knight in shining armor

by Olivia DuBro, Editor-in-Chief

April 25, 2016


Filed under Senior Destinations 2016, Showcase

In August 2016, Kate Mannarino will be turning in her Lancer red and black for bright scarlet. She will be a Rutgers University Scarlet Knight. "Rutgers has one of the best pre-veterinary programs in the country, and the average acceptance rate into vet school from Rutgers is 90-95 percent," explained Manna...

‘Tis the Season for a bath, Pre-vet class washes dogs : Photo of the Day 12/8/15

‘Tis the Season for a bath, Pre-vet class washes dogs : Photo of the Day 12/8/15

by Sianna King, Reporter

December 9, 2015


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

December 7-10, the pre-vet small animal class washed approximately 15 dogs.  They are learning hands-on techniques like trimming nails, washing and grooming the dogs. The dogs were volunteered by teachers and community members and were kept in the greenhouse/horticulture area during the day. Blue, Mrs. Reb...

Pre-Vet class dissects pigs: Photo of the Day 2/27/2015

Pre-Vet class dissects pigs: Photo of the Day 2/27/2015

by Alyssa Mattison, Reporter

February 27, 2015


Filed under Photo of the Day

Mrs. Patricia Beachy's Pre-Vet Large Animal class gets up close and personal with pigs as they dissected a pig's hearts, lungs, trachea, and feet. "We used scalpels and stuff to cut out the muscles and looked inside each different area.  I got to look inside a heart. It was pretty intense," said...

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