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Almost, Maine: How the drama department chose the perfect fall play

Almost, Maine: How the drama department chose the perfect fall play

by Cara Bond, Reporter

September 20, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Fall 2018, Showcase

A sign-up sheet is posted in the halls of D101, and the thespians know that it’s time. Soon after the notice comes auditions, callbacks, tech meetings and rehearsals. The fall season of theater has begun, and it starts with the 2018 fall play Almost, Maine. Even among theater-lovers, Almost, Maine is a pro...

Auditions! It’s almost time for the Almost Maine: Photo of the day 9/13/18

Auditions! It’s almost time for the Almost Maine: Photo of the day 9/13/18

by Jacob Blue, Editor

September 13, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Photo of the Day

On September 13 auditions for the fall play took place. Almost Maine is a two act romantic comedy written by John Cariani, which deals with the relationships  between the citizens of the not so organized town, Almost. There is only one day of auditions, having young actors and actresses memorize...

Annual NHS Talent Show contestants perform to fight against cancer: Photo of the Day 5/4/18

Annual NHS Talent Show contestants perform to fight against cancer: Photo of the Day 5/4/18

by Devin Barge, Co-Editor-In-Chief

May 15, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On May 4th, the National Honor Society (NHS) hosted their annual talent show in the auditorium. The show was compiled of talent acts, being headlined by 2018 Mr. Linganore winner Josh Watson and his band with their original performance of "1 fish 2 fish, red fish blue fish." The show was hosted by...

Cut Footloose: Pit band adds to musical excellence

Cut Footloose: Pit band adds to musical excellence

by Mackenzie Berry, Reporter

April 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

The 2018 school musical, Footloose runs from April 26th-29th. The show contains a vast amount of energy and will leave anyone in the theater on the edge of their seat. When it comes to putting a show together, it is much like the pieces of a puzzle. There are many different aspects that are put t...

Drama students theatrically celebrate Halloween at Dramapalooza

Drama students theatrically celebrate Halloween at Dramapalooza

by Renata Farrell and Kaycee Morris

November 1, 2017


Filed under News

On Friday the 13th of October, a spooky first annual FCPS Drama-Palooza workshop took place at Frederick Community College. Students who participated in any drama class at Linganore had the opportunity to attend. The first of its kind in the county, staff at FCC taught different lessons to theatre students. This included lear...

Students eagerly await The Giver’s first meeting of the year: Photo of the Day 9/23/17

Students eagerly await The Giver’s first meeting of the year: Photo of the Day 9/23/17

by Greyston Harding, Reporter

September 24, 2017


Filed under Photo of the Day

The cast and crew of The Giver held their first meeting on Friday, September 22nd. During the meeting, drama teacher Mrs. Angela Smithhisler introduced The Giver to all of the eager students. The show dates have also been announced to be from November 16th through the 19th. Rozmia Fattah, the ...

Rite of passage–Upperclassmen line up to buy parking permits: Photo of the Day 9/7/17

Rite of passage–Upperclassmen line up to buy parking permits: Photo of the Day 9/7/17

by Emily Reed, Editor-in-Chief

September 7, 2017


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

The early bird gets the worm. New this year-- parking permits are zoned by color. White and black stickers indicate permission to park in the front lot. Red and grey stickers are for the back lot, near the stadium. To apply for a parking permit, students must complete an application (found in the office or online), a current registrat...

Not your average clubs

Not your average clubs

by Emily Reed, Managing Editor

June 2, 2017


Filed under Spring 2017, Welcome Class of 2021

School is stressful. Luckily, there are clubs that meet during PREP on Fridays that are a wonderful way to alleviate stress and celebrate the end of the week. You can join three clubs that meet during PREP, one that meets on A days, B days, and C days. You can join many more clubs that meet solely after...

Presley Dougherty earns Gold Award and Lazzie

Presley Dougherty earns Gold Award and Lazzie

by Tory Spruill, Photo Editor

April 28, 2017


Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Showcase

Class of 2019 member Presley Dougherty has not only carried on her family tradition in music, but expanded her horizons in the community. Dougherty takes part in indoor color guard, marching band, concert band percussion, academic team, and Girl Scouts. Dougherty’s mother, Patty Dougherty, is a d...

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