The Lance

Once a Lancer, always a Lancer: Class of 2018 graduates–Moyer, Ecalano awarded the Golden Lance

Once a Lancer, always a Lancer: Class of 2018 graduates–Moyer, Ecalano awarded the Golden Lance

by Emily Reed, Co-editor-in-chief

May 31, 2018


Filed under News, Spring 2018

It was a joyous occasion when the Class of 2018, comprised of 330 members, graduated on May 30th at Knott Arena in the PNC Sports Complex at Mount St. Mary’s University. This celebration of their accomplishments was well deserved for such a legendary senior class! The ceremony opened with the prelude, “Pat...

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...

Class of 2018: With 23 days to go, these drama department seniors are excited for graduation

Class of 2018: With 23 days to go, these drama department seniors are excited for graduation

by Mackenzie Berry, Reporter

April 20, 2018


Filed under Senior Countdown 2018, Showcase

With 23 days until the senior graduation, these drama department Footloose cast members are reflecting upon their years involved in the department and remembering all of the friendships that they've made over the course of their high school careers. Some of the seniors have been involved in all eight pro...

“All the world’s a stage”: Consider making the Fredericktowne Players your stage

“All the world’s a stage”: Consider making the Fredericktowne Players your stage

by Mackenzie Berry, Reporter

February 21, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase, Spring 2018

“All the world’s a stage.” This line is from William Shakespeare’s play, As You Like It. Are you aware that there are many opportunities to get involved in theater outside of high school? Due to the increasing number of drama students throughout the county, it is important to look beyond-...

Homecoming 2017: Spirit week makes Lancers wild

by Katie Gallagher, Reporter

November 15, 2017


Filed under Homecoming 2017, Showcase

Every year, Lancers are able to visually promote their school pride during spirit week, and every year our students don't disappoint with their creative outfit ideas for the theme of the day. Check out this slideshow of just a few of the outfits Lancers came up with throughout the week!

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...

Drama club inducts officers for 2017-2018: Photo of the Day 5/17/17

Drama club inducts officers for 2017-2018:  Photo of the Day 5/17/17

by Christian Nolan, Reporter

May 19, 2017


Filed under Photo of the Day, Spring 2017

The drama club chose new officers for next year. These individuals are taking the roles that graduating seniors held the entire year. As getting picked though, comes a big responsibility. Students are hand-picked by drama teacher Mrs. Angela Smithhisler. Here are the roles, and the students were...

Learning and leading in the Addams Family

Learning and leading in the Addams Family

by Garrett Wiehler, Editor

April 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

On April 6th the theater department will be putting on the acclaimed musical,  Addams Family. In charge of a cast of 25  actors has been Mrs. Angela Smithhisler, Mr. Damon Norko and student-director Samantha Buntman. Buntman has been involved in the theater department for three years. This is h...

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