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Gaggle and GoGuardian are committed to tackling the epidemic of suicide.

Suicide prevention software: The privacy trade-off saves lives

Eliminating suicide one Google search at a time
by Elizabeth Rajnik, Editor-in-Chief March 24, 2021

Suicide is the second leading cause of death among high-school teens. A 2019 CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) survey found that one in five (18.8%) youths have seriously considered suicide,...

Picture taken by Joshua Barnes

Girls Basketball play strong against Catoctin in scrimmage: Photo of the Day 12/3/2019

by Joshua Barnes, Reporter December 5, 2019

On December 3, Linganore defeated Catoctin 54 - 35 in a scrimmage. Coach Rachel Easterday said, "I think all my girls do different things well, and right now we are playing pretty good." Number 11...

The girls pose with their teacher after giving them flowers and gift bags.

A success both on the field and in the classroom for girls soccer: Photo of the Day 10/04/19

by Sammie Hoefs, Managing Editor October 5, 2019

On October 3, the girls varsity soccer team held their third annual Teacher Appreciation Night during their game against Frederick. During halftime, the teachers came on to the field as the girls recognize...

Condom distribution in high schools have been controversial in the past but we need protection now more than ever.

Practice safe sex: Condoms should be available in Frederick County high schools

by Braden Weinel, Editor May 1, 2019

From freshman to senior year, we are all taught abstinence, the only 100% effective way to save teens from unplanned pregnancy and/or sexually transmitted diseases. However, all classroom preparation aside,...

Jessica Mitchell signs to University of North Carolina 
Wilmington with coach Rachel Easterday.

Jessica Mitchell chooses a basketball future as a Seahawk

by Katie Gallagher, Reporter November 15, 2017

Jessica Mitchell, a power forward, has been a varsity basketball player for four years. On November 8, Mitchell signed her National Letter of Intent to play Division 1 basketball at University of North...

Easterday being interviewed with Caroline Ward after their win against Tuscarora last year.

Easterday ready to dominate as a teacher and coach on the court

by Kennedi Ambush, Editor December 13, 2016

 Rachel Easterday is a 1996 LHS girls basketball state champion. Now she is a champion of LHS girls varsity basketball as their coach. In high school, she was a senior guard,  mainly a defensive player....

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