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Liberal arts colleges losing their raison d’etre

Liberal arts colleges losing their raison d’etre

by Yesenia Montenegro, Editor

April 8, 2019

Colleges and universities all over the country have begun removing arts and humanities majors. As a teen who has grown up bilingual in German and has been learning Spanish  since middle school, I am frustrated about how devalued foreign language study has become. Even colleges in this area, such as McDaniel...

News for March 18

by Lancer Media

March 19, 2019

Hola, Students interested in joining the Spanish Honors Society! To apply you must have completed the Spanish 4 course and have maintained a B average in all Spanish courses. Applications are due this Friday to Mr. Wright in C231. See him if you have any questions. And now let's go to Teddy for an important...

News for March 19

by Lancer Media

March 19, 2019

Hola, students interested in joining the Spanish Honors Society! To apply you must have completed the Spanish 4 course and have maintained a B average in all Spanish courses. Applications are due this Friday to Mr. Wright in C231. See him if you have any questions. --Beauty and the Beast cast interview-- --Girls...

Seniors seal the deal with the Seal of Biliteracy award: Photo of the Day 6/14/18

Seniors seal the deal with the Seal of Biliteracy award: Photo of the Day 6/14/18

by Sammie Hoefs, Reporter

June 14, 2018

The Maryland Seal of Biliteracy is a state award for high school students to recognize their achievement in their high level of proficiency in listening, writing, reading, and speaking in one or more languages other than English. More information about this topic and the requirements can be found...

Interview: Spanish teacher Jake Snow discusses his unique challenges

Interview: Spanish teacher Jake Snow discusses his unique challenges
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by Mason Eddins, Editor

May 25, 2018

Mr. Jake Snow has been teaching at LHS for seven years. He has hypodactlia-hypoglossia, two rare conditions that have effected his body's full development.  Despite this, he has established a successful teaching career and speaks several languages. Lancer Media asked Snow about his life. Where did...

News for February 6, 2017

by Lancer Media

February 6, 2017

Good morning. This is Ms. Larson, your school counselor, and today is the first day of “National School Counseling Week.” Our focus for the week is “Helping Students Realize Their Potential”. Philosopher Confucius once said, “The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your f...

Hannah Lemen, a friendly face and an amazing athlete

Hannah Lemen, a friendly face and an amazing athlete

by Kelsey Ward, Reporter

November 11, 2016

Hannah Lemen: teachers think of her as a hardworking student; friends think of her as a reliable companion; and teammates think of her as a positive role model. However, she is most recognizable by the contagious smile that is constantly spread wide across her face.  Class of 2018 member, Lem...

Latin 1 vs. Spanish 3: Classes battle for language title

Latin 1 vs. Spanish 3: Classes battle for language title

by Sydney Rossman, Reporter

September 11, 2014

Latin is battling Spanish for the title: World’s Greatest Language. Mrs. Deborah Carter, Latin 1 teacher, said, “Total World Domination.” That’s what she hopes to accomplish. The Latin 1 and Spanish 3 classes compete in a vocabulary, grammar and history challenges every Friday for the next...

Importance of Fluency in Two Languages in Jobs

Importance of Fluency in Two Languages in Jobs

by Callia Tweedell, Reporter

February 15, 2013

This article won The Frederick News Post‘s third place “best column on an education subject" award.   In many jurisdictions lawmakers have introduced variations of a bill that requires all government functions to be conducted in English. Known as “The Language Unity Act,” the bill would also esta...

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