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Make yourself a better college candidate over summer break

Make yourself a better college candidate over summer break

by Yesenia Montenegro, Editor

June 20, 2019

1.Find a volunteer opportunity Volunteer work is one of the biggest factors that colleges look for in potential students. Volunteering shows engagement, leadership, and time management, and it's something you probably should be doing already. When you volunteer, you’re helping out the community ...

A Lancer’s best friend may be a dog

A Lancer’s best friend may be a dog

by Jacob Blue and Joseph Hartung

January 25, 2019

It is no surprise that teens today are stressed out with projects, SATs, and college applications while they try to balance healthy social and physical lives. Many turn to their best friends for help--those best friends are often dogs. In a survey done in 2014 about Stress in America, it found that ...

Juniors beware: Are you ready to face these trials of junior year?

Juniors beware: Are you ready to face these trials of junior year?

by Dana Kullgren, Reporter

September 24, 2018

My fellow juniors: It’s a universally-known fact that junior year is the toughest year in high school. It can seem like everything is happening at once, that you have a mountain of work to do to prepare for college, and that your future is approaching at break-neck speed. It is true that juniors are...

79 Days of Summer : Catie Jo´s guide to senior success.

79 Days of Summer : Catie Jo´s guide to senior success.

by Catie Jo Tansey, Reporter

May 25, 2018

The summer is the perfect opportunity for rising seniors to get a head start and prepare for all of the important tasks coming up during the next school year! Ask any senior, and they will tell you the fall of senior year is the worst. Here's a list of something to do every day to ensure success in ...

News for April 6, 2018

by Lancer Media

April 6, 2018

Frederick Community College is hosting an Open House tomorrow from 10 am until noon. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the many degree and certificate programs at FCC. Be sure to attend if you’re interested! The NHS Talent Show raffle baskets are now on display in the teacher plann...

News for April 5, 2018

by Lancer Media

April 5, 2018

Frederick Community College is hosting an Open House on Saturday, April 7 from 10 am until noon. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the many degree and certificate programs at FCC. Be sure to attend if you’re interested! Attention seniors attending FCC next year: If your GPA is a 3.6 ...

Free SAT given by the county during school on March 7

Free SAT given by the county during school on March 7

by Grace Gaydosh, Editor

February 22, 2018

Junior year is all fun and games until students have to start worrying about college. When applying to a college, one of the first things they need to think about is taking the Scholastic Assessment Test, also known as the SAT. This year the test will be given to all juniors free of charge on March...

News for November 1, 2017

by Lancer Media

November 1, 2017

The Science National Honor Society will have their 3rd workday at the Audrey Carroll Audubon Sanctuary this Saturday, November 4th from 9 am to 12 noon. Members are reminded to bring work gloves, hand saws, pruners, and loppers. Shenandoah University in Winchester, Virginia will be hosting its annual Mid-Atla...

How mighty is the SAT?

How mighty is the SAT?

by Emily Reed, Co-editor-in-chief

October 26, 2017

A few years ago, whether students liked it or not, the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) was a huge part of their future. Seniors busied themselves applying to colleges and taking the SAT for the last time before they applied. Now, some seniors are choosing not to take the SAT because the schools they ar...

Redesigned PSAT leading towards better college preparation

Redesigned PSAT leading towards better college preparation

by Kaylee Henry, Editor

September 16, 2015

Update: 10-2-2015:  Registration for the rPSAT is now closed; however, information in this article is important for all students because most will be taking the rSAT soon. Throw away your study books and everything you’ve ever heard about the PSAT/SAT. October 2015 there will be a new, completel...

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