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Lancer of the Week: Cunnane energizes swim team spirit

Connor Cunnane gives a thumbs up before he swims in his events at the Tuscarora swim meet.

by Dane Shaw, Reporter

December 16, 2019

On Fridays, expect to get a "high-five" if you see Connor Cunnane. Member of the Class of 2022, Connor Cunnane participates in the swim team, unified track, Student Government Association, and the Class of 2022 Council. This is Connor's second year on the swim team. Connor feels that he has greatly imp...

Lancers spray paint their school spirit on hill

Kyle Bedard, Clare Beiter, and Taylor Ferguson work on the  Class of 2020 hill design.

by Emily Webb, Editor-In-Chief

October 3, 2019

For many, a sunny 90-degree day in September would be cue to stay inside next to the nearest AC unit. For the Lancers, it means a sweaty sunburned afternoon of fun spray painting the grass hill leading down to the stadium.  Homecoming week is filled with tradition, spirit, and comradery. On September 29,...

Student leadership gets on the loudspeaker: Photo Of the Day 9/13/19

Emily Webb and Matthew Moyer read the morning announcements.

by Ashley Nash, Editor

September 13, 2019

On September 9, Matthew Moyer, the SGA President and Emily Webb, Class of 2020 President read the announcements to the student body by loudspeaker, during the beginning of PREP. Announcements are now being read by the Student Leadership in the Linganore Student Government and Class Council. “The video morning announcem...

Lancers Against Cancer: SGA sells pink shirts to prepare for Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Photo of the Day 9/5/19

Taylor Ferguson sells a pink out shirt to Billy Higgins

by Emily Webb, Editor-in-Chief

September 5, 2019

Amidst the hustle and bustle of Back to School night, the SGA Breast Cancer Awareness shirt table stood out like an island of neon pink. On August 28, students and parents gathered to prepare for the upcoming school year. Students were given the opportunity to walk around their classes and meet their...

Who is Mr. Brown?

Mr. Brown sells prom tickets to seniors Olivia Goldstein and Izzy Peterson during third lunch.

by Emily McNally and Ashley Baker

June 6, 2019

Why you might need to talk to Mr. Brown.  He is the SGA Advisor and a Work Study Coordinator. Blood drives - These are held twice a year. Students who are 16 and older are eligible to give blood. Award ceremony in June. He is an assistant band director.   Prom tickets sales - don’t wait until Friday! ...

How to manage your time in high school

Use an agenda to keep track of homework.

by Ashley Martin, Editor

June 6, 2019

Time management is an important skill to have during everyone’s high school career. Without it it’s impossible to keep up with due dates and students can lose easy organization skills.   Make time for Homework: Each night homework should be a priority, students should schedule their night in ...

Signing up for clubs

Freshman, Joe Pringle goes for goal in the first futsal club meeting

by Keifer Spore and Thomas French

June 6, 2019

Students must be in good academic standing to participate in the club/activity program. Clubs are held on a rotating basis on Fridays during PREP time. Many clubs will meet during club Fridays in PREP.  Some will meet after school. Some may do both. Clubs meeting during PREP will follow an A, B, C rot...

Future leaders hone skills at leadership training workshop

Student leaders work on a group activity in one of the workshops.

by Emily Webb, Managing Editor

May 6, 2019

On May 2, dozens of student leaders from various clubs and organizations around the school convened at the FCPS Staff Development Center in Walkersville for a leadership training seminar. The seminar was designed to teach valuable skills to the upcoming leaders for the 2019-20 school year. Student leader...

News for April 30

by Lancer Media

April 30, 2019

The International Thespian Society is looking for new officers for the 2019-2020 school year. You are eligible to apply if you have already been inducted, or will be inducted this May. Applications are outside of D101, and are due back to Mrs. Smithhisler by this Friday. --SGA Announcement Video-- The...

Ismael portrays technology pioneer Steve Jobs in Mr. Linganore competition

Alex Ismael portrays Steve Jobs in the Mr. Linganore competition.

by Alexis Fowler, Editor

March 6, 2019

Alex Ismael, one of 12 contestants for the annual Mr. Linganore show will be portraying Steve Jobs, the computer entrepreneur and agent for social change. This year's theme is “A Night of Firsts.” Ismael said, “Steve Jobs was the man to introduce the first generation of many iconic Apple produc...

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