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Claire Thomas and Daniela Geradi demonstrate how they extract a fingerprint.

Lancer Spotlight 9/20/21: LHS dives deep into the science of fingerprints

by Leila Gibril, Editor September 20, 2021

Have you ever heard of the show Criminal Minds or perhaps Forensic Files? Ever wondered how they learn their impressive skills? The popular true crime class, Forensics, taught by Jessica Baker, gives...

Junior Chloe Trevino measures the meniscus by looking at it from eye level.

Lancer Spotlight 9/1/2021: AP Chemistry gets creative with their first lab Post-Covid

by Caroline Hobson, Editor in Chief September 1, 2021

Caroline Hobson broke her first test tube during a chemistry lab--it's all the process of learning in AP Chemistry. On August 26 and 27, Mrs. Durann Ecalano's AP Chemistry class conducted their first...

Showing the doom and gloom of AP classes and what all students feel at times.

AP courses + pandemic virtual school = Advanced learning still preferred approach

by Caroline Hobson, Editor April 25, 2021

What does the buildup of AP courses plus the stress of a pandemic do to a teen? For many, they are stuck learning advanced, confusing subjects with little help at home and are still expected to take full...

In her trademark tie dyed outfits, Ericsson tackles life with enthusiasm.

Lancer Spotlight: From croquet to #1 band fan, Ericsson brings her joy to the classroom

by Madeline Hull and Caroline Hobson December 9, 2020

How do you manage being the tournament director for Capital Croquet, African American Culture Club advisor and teaching biology all while staying virtual? No idea, ask superstar teacher Beth Ericsson.  From...

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

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

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...

Could astronomy be the science of the future for FCPS?

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

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:...

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...

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...

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...

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