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Senior night brings tears and smiles to the girls soccer team

Senior night brings tears and smiles to the girls soccer team

by Sammie Hoefs, Managing Editor

October 15, 2019

Senior Night overwhelms players and their families with both joy and tears. On October 10, the girls soccer team held senior night during the game against South Hagerstown. They celebrated Allison Gagne (captain), Juliana Zeller (captain), Taylor Ferguson (captain), Brooke Bennett, Meghan Mong-Kerwin...

Girls’ varsity soccer take a 2-1 win over Atholton Raiders

Girls’ varsity soccer take a 2-1 win over Atholton Raiders

by Sammie Hoefs, Managing Editor

September 5, 2019

Girls' soccer had one last scrimmage on September 5 vs Howard County's Atholton Raiders in preparation for the start of their regular season.  The Lancers struck first with a goal from Sammie Hoefs early in the match. However, Atholton responded later in the first half with a goal. The game was very physical...

French Honor Society celebrates Mardi Gras: Photo of the Day 3/15/19

French Honor Society celebrates Mardi Gras: Photo of the Day 3/15/19

by Sierra Rossman, Reporter

March 17, 2019

On March 4, the French Honor Society celebrated Mardi Gras, a tradition of parties, galas, parades, and feasting, that dates back thousands of years. It was established in the United States in the 1700’s and takes place on the day before Ash Wednesday, or the first day of Lent. In its Christia...

Journalism holds the first annual Paper Plate Awards: Photo of the Day 1/25/19

Journalism holds the first annual Paper Plate Awards: Photo of the Day 1/25/19

by Ethan Hart, Managing Editor

January 25, 2019

On January 24, the staff of The Lance held their first annual Paper Plate Awards. The awards ceremony was held during second and third period for each journalism class. Journalism students gave each other decorated paper plates with an award on each plate. The first year journalism students made the J...

Journalism class shows off for Urbana/Central Office visitors

Journalism class shows off for Urbana/Central Office visitors

by Josh Tidd, Reporter

October 31, 2018

Urbana High School has a new journalism teacher, Mrs. Kristin Johnson.  October 30, she visited Lancer Media to learn more about setting up her new class. She was accompanied by Mrs. Phyllis Younkins who is a teacher specialist for professional learning. Johnson came in to learn about how Lancer Media...

Earth Day 2020: We need to go big because we can’t go home

Earth Day 2020: We need to go big because we can’t go home

by Allison King, Reporter

April 20, 2018

Earth Day used to mean something.  Now, when it rolls around each year on April 22, we pick up some trash or sponsor a poster contest, but that's not enough. The conservation of our planet is important now more than ever. Of the 31% of Earth’s forests, 80% of those have been destroyed due to deforestation. The last male northern white rhinoceros died at the end of March 2018, leaving the species to inevita...

Assessing School Safety Options: What to do next?

Assessing School Safety Options: What to do next?

by Allison King, Reporter

March 26, 2018

Every day, our school administration, county officials and members of our police force continue their efforts towards keeping students safe in schools. Numerous school shootings have occurred in America, most recently at Great Mills High School in Southern Maryland.   Schools such as Columbine, Sandy Hook, Stone...

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