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Online Gym: It’s a legitimate credit, if done right

Online Gym: It’s a legitimate credit, if done right

by Katie Lehman, Editor

May 11, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Spring 2017

With the power of the internet, more learning tools have become available for students all over the world. Now with online classes, students have more opportunities to take a wider range of classes on their own schedule--in the summer and during the school year. Gym class is one of the classes that st...

Stress Awareness Month: How do we cope with our feelings?

Stress Awareness Month: How do we cope with our feelings?

by Katie Lehman, Editor

April 12, 2017


Filed under Features, Spring 2017

Psychiatric patients in the ‘50’s had the same level of stress and anxiety as high school students do today, according to the American Psychological Association. Shocking, right? Well, not for students. If anything, it makes sense to them. Since 1992, April is ‘Stress Awareness Month’, and for...

President Trump creating an uproar in minority communities

President Trump creating an uproar in minority communities

by Katie Lehman, Editor

March 29, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Spring 2017

President Trump has been in office less than three months, but he already has had major influence on Americans. Regardless of citizens' negative or positive views of his actions, it cannot be denied changes are happening. Trump is proud of delivering on his campaign messages.  About half of Americans...

Constitution Day: Students test their knowledge in the media center: Photo of the Day 9/17/16

Constitution Day: Students test their knowledge in the media center: Photo of the Day 9/17/16

by Nicole Muller, Reporter

September 17, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Photo of the Day, Showcase

How well do you know the constitution? To celebrate Constitution Day this year, Mrs. Marsha Thompson created a short test to measure the knowledge of students on the subject. The test is 16 questions and is located in the media center. “I think  high school students should know about the Constituti...

Should internet access be a human right?

Should internet access be a human right?

by Riley Faulconer, Reporter

November 23, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Could you go a day without the internet?  An info-graphic from Host Gator, a site that sells licences to host websites, states that there are over 2 billion worldwide internet users, and 70% use the internet every day. Over one third of the world's population uses the internet. Many believe tha...

Teachers frustrated about increased class sizes

Teachers frustrated about increased class sizes

by Sydney Rossman and Kayley Russell

September 24, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Over the summer, the Board of Education was carefully finalizing the school budget. The outcome was 80 fewer teachers at the 61 schools across Frederick County. The Board of Education voted in favor of increasing the class size by one student, but in reality this can mean that in some high school...

Play video games: They can be good for you!

Play video games: They can be good for you!

by Ryan Bond, Reporter

September 16, 2015


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

“Game Over” is a common pairing of words that most, if not all people who play video games have seen in their time. Most people shrug off that phrase and simply restart in the hopes of clearing the level or beating the game.  Restart and chill out. As it turns out, video games provide other b...

French students make video, win cash

by Jessica Steves, Reporter

February 7, 2014


Filed under News

Five Linganore students—seniors Bridget Dolan, Jack Garabedian, Tyler Graham, and Jessica Long, as well as sophomore Rhiannon Wiland—won third place in the National French Week Video/Animation Contest with a video titled “French in New Markets”. The contest was hosted by the American Association of Teachers of French (AATF)....

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