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Welcome Class of 2021: Get unified with unified sports!

Welcome Class of 2021: Get unified with unified sports!

by Grace Brooks, Reporter

June 5, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Spring 2017, Welcome Class of 2021

Unified Sports bring students with and without disabilities together on the same team. The team competes against teams from other schools. Unified sports offered in Frederick County are bocce ball, tennis, and track and field. Linganore also has a unified P.E. class. The team usually has pract...

Oh, the places you’ll go: Sydney Rossman slips into Slippery Rock University

Oh, the places you’ll go: Sydney Rossman slips into Slippery Rock University

by Grace Weaver, Editor-in-Chief

April 28, 2017


Filed under Senior Destinations 2017, Showcase, Spring 2017

Sydney Rossman will slip into Slippery Rock University next year. She will be majoring in Recreational Therapy. Before Rossman moves onto the next chapter in her life, she will be embarking on an European Viking River Cruise. The cruise will visit Amsterdam, Kinderdik, Cologne, Rudesheim, Koblenz,...

Unified bocce places fourth but remains first in friendship: Photo of the Day 1/31/17

Unified bocce places fourth but remains first in friendship: Photo of the Day 1/31/17

by Sydney Rossman, Managing Editor

January 31, 2017


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

On January 30th our Unified Bocce Ball team went to Tuscarora High School to play in the District Tournament against other Frederick County schools. At the end of the night, the team placed 4th in their heat and will not be advancing to states. The final loss did not negate a successful season...

Erin Lafferty goes Gold with her troop

Erin Lafferty goes Gold with her troop

by Kelsey Ward, Reporter

December 19, 2016


Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Fall 2016

The Eagle Scout award in Boy Scouts is familiar to everyone as the height of leadership and personal achievement.  For Girl Scouting, the Gold Award has not had the same attention, even though it is equivalent and, possibly, more difficult to earn.  It was modernized in 2010, making it a personal l...

News for April 15, 2016

by Lancer Media

April 15, 2016


Filed under Daily Announcements

The Career and Technology Center has opened shadowing for Carpentry, Electrical, Landscaping, Plumbing, Auto Body, and Culinary Arts. Stop by Student Services to sign-up for a shadow. See your school counselor, if you have any questions. The next after school AP Psychology review will be this coming...

News for March 29, 2016

by Lancer Media

March 29, 2016


Filed under Daily Announcements

Last Saturday, FCPS students participated in the Regional Destination Imagination Tournament. Both LHS teams qualified to represent Western Region at the State Destination Imagination Tournament, which will be held on April 9th. The creative problem solving exhibited by these students was outstanding....

Unified Sports and the Buddy Mentor Program: What are they and why should students participate?

Unified Sports and the Buddy Mentor Program: What are they and why should students participate?

by Erin Lafferty, Reporter

May 6, 2015


Filed under Opinion

If someone were to ask teenagers to name the activities available in high school, they would say something along the lines of football, basketball, baseball/softball, lacrosse, poms, cheerleading, band and drama. However, two wonderful programs don’t usually make the cut: Unified Sports and the Buddy Mentor Program. Both of these programs allow students to...

Unified Track needs your help: Photo of the Day 4/8/15

Unified Track needs your help: Photo of the Day 4/8/15

by Olivia DuBro, Reporters

April 8, 2015


Filed under Notices, Photo of the Day, Showcase, Sports

The Unified Track team is hosting a meet today, April 8, 2015. The team will also be competing in this competition. Other teams that will be participating include Urbana, Oakdale, Walkersville, Middletown, and Brunswick. For those that are not familiar with unified sports, the team practices and...

Unified track hold time trials at Urbana High School: Photo of the Day 3/24/15

Unified track hold time trials at Urbana High School: Photo of the Day 3/24/15

by Jackson Kinsey, Reporter

March 24, 2015


Filed under Photo of the Day

To kick off the season of spring athletics, Lancers on the Unified Track and Field team met  with other teams in Frederick at Urbana High School where they participated in competitive track and field time trials. Unified track isn't just about the athletics, nor is it about winning. Building social...

Unified Gym class planned for 2015-2016

Unified Gym class planned for 2015-2016

by Erin Lafferty, Reporter

February 11, 2015


Filed under News, Showcase

Unified Gym is a new elective class that will be available starting in the 2015-2016 school year. The class will combine both students with and without disabilities, mirroring the Unified Sports program many participate in after school. The same sports that are played on the Unified Sport teams will...

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