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The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

The student news site of Linganore High School

The Lance

Give The Student Member of the Board voting rights

Give The Student Member of the Board voting rights

by Marissa DePalma, Editor-in-chief February 7, 2022

On January 6, Frederick County Public Schools opened  voting for Student Member of the Board (SMOB). There were five candidates: Bella Amell, Hannah Morin, Michael Olson, Lucas Tessarollo, and Brady...

Graphic made to represent the iconic voting sticker people receive after casting their ballots.

Social media attracts Generation Z to vote in the 2020 election

by Caroline Hobson, Editor October 8, 2020

Since 1971, all U.S. citizens over the age of 18 have had the freedom to vote. It is a way for us to use our voices and be one for a strong government. We can control who goes in and comes out of office...

16-year-olds arent ready to vote.

Why we should not lower the voting age

by Alex Dembeck, Reporter November 19, 2018

Would allowing teens to vote at 16 have changed the midterm elections? Probably. After students began to use their voice in light of tragedies, such as the Parkland shooting, many politicians have acknowledged...

Mary Beth Coker and Betty Mayfield run the League of Women Voters registration table during lunch shifts.

League of Women Voters encourges youth to vote: Photo of the Day 10/9/18

by Maya Apau, Reporter October 9, 2018

On October 9, The League of Women Voters of Maryland held a voter's registration during all lunch periods to discuss their mission and how to vote. Vice President, Mary Beth Coker and Betty Mayfield, Co-presidents,...

Media specialist Marsha Thompson hands Class of 2017 member Frannie Davis an I Voted! sticker.

Trump wins LHS Mock Election, mirrors national results.

by Cassie Harris, Reporter November 10, 2016

"You have to be knowledgeable to vote to vote. Knowledge is power." On Monday, November 7th students of all grades voted for who they want to become the next President of the United States. Voting took...

Green Valley Elementary voting booth.

Primary voting 2016: Voters head to the polls: Photo of the day 4/26/2016

by Grant Kastel, Reporter April 26, 2016

At Green Valley Elementary and in polling places throughout Maryland, people were voting for their party's nominees. Stuart Harvey, Election Director in Frederick County has been working at his job...

League of Women Voters help students register to vote: Photo of the Day 2/29/16

League of Women Voters help students register to vote: Photo of the Day 2/29/16

by Emily Gorham and Kasal Smaha February 29, 2016

On February 29th, the League of Women Voters of Frederick County held a voter registration during all lunch periods. Marc Welch of the Board of Elections, volunteer Melanie Smith Bell, and Val Dale of...

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