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Junior Christian Williams studies for the SAT on Khan Academy SAT prep.

Lancer Spotlight 9/10/21: Register for upcoming PSAT tests

by Matt Nyandjo, Reporter September 10, 2021

The SAT is one of the biggest worries that every high school student thinks about. They think about what score they might get and how it might affect their chances of getting into college. Each year,...

Juniors receive dozens of letters and brochures from colleges, but how can they stand out in their applications?

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...

Jacob Blue has two dogs. Charlie (on the left) is a two year old golden beagle and Sunny is a five year old golden doodle.

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...

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...

Summer calendar showcases important tasks to do to succeed.

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...

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...

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...

Junior, Jacob Bolger prepares by reading the SAT study guide.

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,...

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...

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...

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