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French Honor Society begins celebration of French Week: Photo of the Day 11/2/18

French Honor Society begins celebration of French Week: Photo of the Day 11/2/18

by Dana Kullgren, Reporter

November 2, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Photo of the Day

November 1 is the first day of French Week, the national, week-long celebration of French language and culture in America. French Week was established in 2013 by the American Association of Teachers of French (AATF). According to French teacher Madame Blonder, the purpose of French Week is “to promote th...

It’s no stunt: Cheer aims for undefeated season: Photo of the Day 10/25/18

It’s no stunt: Cheer aims for undefeated season: Photo of the Day 10/25/18

by Catie Jo Tansey, Editor

October 25, 2018


Filed under Photo of the Day

On October 22, Cheerleading won their second competition of the season at Frederick Scott Key High School. At their first competition at Westminster, both Varsity and JV took first place, despite having errors in their routine. At the Frederick Scott Key Invitational, Linganore cheerleading was r...

Seniors bring home the spirit stick at the 2018 homecoming pep rally

Seniors bring home the spirit stick at the 2018 homecoming pep rally

by William Quansah, Reporter

October 8, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Homecoming 2018, Showcase

On October 5, students filed into the gymnasium for the annual homecoming pep rally. Lancer pride was displayed as athletics, teams, and classes were celebrated along with special performances by the school cheerleaders, pom and dance team, and band. The princes, princesses, and nominees for king and queen...

Homecoming 2018: Parade marches through New Market

Homecoming 2018: Parade marches through New Market

by Jason Byrd, Sports Editor

October 5, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Homecoming 2018, Showcase

On September 29, Linganore held their annual homecoming parade, featuring floats from each class, homecoming royalty, the marching band, and more. The GSA marched with a banner representing their club. They handed out lollipops to onlookers. A few members such as Shelby Tlacik, Colleen Avila, and...

Sheehy, Toccalino & Tansey prepare with Twisters for cheer World Championship

Sheehy, Toccalino & Tansey prepare with Twisters for cheer World Championship

by Catie Jo Tansey, Reporter

February 21, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

We all love a good curse right? You may be familiar with some of the famous curses including, King Tut's curse, saying that whoever opens his tomb shall die, The Bermuda Triangle Curse: any traveler crossing through the Bermuda Triangle will go missing. A newer curse, The Madden Curse, states that t...

Third time’s a charm as cheer works to capture state title

Third time’s a charm as cheer works to capture state title

by Grace Brooks, Editor

October 30, 2017


Filed under Sports

Varsity cheer has experienced the pain and devastation of losing states by .5 for two years in a row. They perform through the exhaustion to hit every stunt, jump, and tumble and seem to come up short. This year, the ladies are going for the gold and are compromising nothing to get it. At states in 2016, the la...

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