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Class of 2017: Theater seniors leave with a flair in 18 days

Class of 2017: Theater seniors leave with a flair in 18 days

by Beau Cameron, Editor

April 28, 2017


Filed under Senior Countdown 2017, Showcase, Spring 2017

The drama department may be done with its performances for the year, but that doesn't mean they've left the stage. The drama department is one of the most senior-heavy student groups in LHS, including Isabella Madrid, Martha Madrid, Eileen Rich, Lincoln Robisch, Andrew Livioco, Sara Bonfils, Garrett...

Presley Dougherty earns Gold Award and Lazzie

Presley Dougherty earns Gold Award and Lazzie

by Tory Spruill, Photo Editor

April 28, 2017


Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Showcase

Class of 2019 member Presley Dougherty has not only carried on her family tradition in music, but expanded her horizons in the community. Dougherty takes part in indoor color guard, marching band, concert band percussion, academic team, and Girl Scouts. Dougherty’s mother, Patty Dougherty, is a d...

Learning and leading in the Addams Family

Learning and leading in the Addams Family

by Garrett Wiehler, Editor

April 6, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

On April 6th the theater department will be putting on the acclaimed musical,  Addams Family. In charge of a cast of 25  actors has been Mrs. Angela Smithhisler, Mr. Damon Norko and student-director Samantha Buntman. Buntman has been involved in the theater department for three years. This is h...

Tango and more: Dancing with the Addams Family

by Garrett Wiehler, Editor

March 29, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Spring 2017

On April 6th the theater department will be putting on the acclaimed musical,  Addams Family. For the past two months a cast of over 25 actors and actresses have been rehearsing after school. The musical has many moving parts including singing and acting, but it is the dancing that provides a vis...

Dance class shimmies and shakes through a new semester: Photo of the Day 2/3/17

Dance class shimmies and shakes through a new semester: Photo of the Day 2/3/17

by Beau Cameron, Managing Editor

February 3, 2017


Filed under Photo of the Day

For the intermediate and advanced dance classes, Mrs. Angela Smithhisler posed a challenge inspired by So You Think You Can Dance?: "I gave them a mystery iPod with a mystery song on it," said Smithhisler. "They had to choreograph at least two minutes in any style or get extra credit for doing the enti...

The Nightmare Zone: Drama’s fall production gives audiences thrills and chills

The Nightmare Zone: Drama’s fall production gives audiences thrills and chills

by Emma Wynkoop, Reporter

October 20, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Features

Instead of one fall play, the drama department this year will be producing three short one-act shows, each running about  half an hour. These one-acts include The Lottery, Mind Games, and The Actor's Nightmare. Each show has a creepy and frightening theme to it, giving inspiration to the night's...

Welcome to LHS: Smithhisler’s Tomorrowland is today’s drama department

Welcome to LHS: Smithhisler’s Tomorrowland is today’s drama department

by Emma Wynkoop and Tory Spruill

August 31, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Showcase, Welcome New Staff

Drama and dance are two skills added to Mrs. Angela Smithhisler's "history record." Smithhisler returns to Linganore for her first full year of teaching both history and the fine arts. In the 2015-16 school year, she taught history classes in the spring semester and will continue for the first sem...

ATP encourages social change with their show “Poppy Perspective”

ATP encourages social change with their show “Poppy Perspective”

by Emily Reed, Reporter

January 11, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Showcase

Each year Mr. Lazarus' Advanced Theater Production class writes an original show and performs it themselves. This year's show "Poppy Perspective" is especially unique because the topic of the show was chosen by the governor.   "Poppy Perspective" will be performed on January 13th at  7:00 p...

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