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AP Bio explores interactive mitosis and meiosis lab: Photo Of The Day 2/10/20

Megan Brobst and Ethan Hart create a mitosis model out of beads.

by Kayla Beam, Reporter

February 10, 2020

At first glance it didn't look like students were in biology, but rather jewelry because of the bright red and yellow beads when in fact they were doing a lab. On February 4, AP Biology students in Mrs.Beth Ericsson’s class conducted an interactive mitosis and meiosis lab. Students had to fill...

Dual enrollment astronomy course would be an out-of-this-world opportunity

Could astronomy be the science of the future for FCPS?

by Dana Kullgren, Reporter

December 17, 2018

Hawking's ideas about the study of astronomy apply to Frederick County Public Schools. There are three science course requirements that every high school student in Frederick County must fulfill: physics, biology, and chemistry. These three science courses all center around terrestrial matters...

News for December 11

by Lancer Media

December 11, 2018

Are you a junior with a strong interest in science? The United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases at Fort Detrick is now accepting applicants for their research internships.They begin this summer for weighted credit. These internships last for a full year, so you would atten...

News for December 10

by Lancer Media

December 10, 2018

Linganore Swimming and Diving kicks off its season with two meets this week. On Tuesday, December 11th they will take on Urbana at Middletown. On Thursday, December 13th, they have their home opener against Tuscarora at Walkersville High. Both meets begin at 6:00 pm. Please come out and support our Lancer...

Distinguished Graduates 2018: Ceremony celebrates six change-makers

Distinguished Graduates 2018:  Ceremony celebrates six change-makers

by Lilly Player, Managing Editor

November 16, 2018

The seventeenth annual Distinguished Graduate Ceremony will be held during PREP on November 20 for the Class of 2022. Selected freshmen will announce and introduce the honorees. There are six categories for LHS graduates to be honored in: academics, athletics, arts and humanities, business, publi...

News for November 9

by Lancer Media

November 9, 2018

Are you a junior interested in science, medicine, computer programming, IT, computer graphics, bioinformatics, security, or scientific writing? Would you like to make over $3,000?  If so, consider applying for an internship with National Cancer Institute at Ft. Derrick. The application deadline is Dec...

News for November 1

by Lancer Media

November 1, 2018

The opening night for Linganore's production of Almost Maine is tonight. The shows tonight and tomorrow start at seven pm. Buy tickets online or at the door. You wouldn’t want to miss this show! On Wednesday, November 14th, the Harry Potter Alliance is hosting a Quidditch match. If you are intere...

News for October 30

by Lancer Media

October 30, 2018

FCPS is supporting breast cancer awareness today. We encourage everyone to wear pink to all sporting events this evening. Juniors interested in science, medicine, computer programming, IT, computer graphics, bioinformatics, security, or scientific writing can apply for a summer internship with the Natio...

News for October 26

by Lancer Media

October 26, 2018

Juniors who are interested in science, medicine, computer programming, IT, computer graphics, bioinformatics, security, or scientific writing can apply for a paid internship with the National Cancer Institute at Ft. Detrick. The deadline for the application is December 14. See any science teacher or ...

Bloodsworth: Maryland’s One Book is a tragic, yet inspiring story

Kirk Bloodsworth and Bloodsworth by Tim Junkin

by Spencer Derrenberger, Reporter

October 18, 2018

“Heartbreaking, thought-provoking, and well-written.” These are the words forensics science teacher Ms. Jessica Baker, used to describe the events of Bloodsworth: The True Story of the First Death Row Inmate Exonerated by DNA Evidence by Tim Junkin. Every year, the One Maryland One Book program chooses a book according to a theme and encourages communities all over Maryland to read the selected piece together...

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