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Future Lancers get a taste of high school on Move-Up Day: Photo of the Day 6/7/19

Junior Katie Roach and freshman Maeve Smarick lead the future Lancers in a group discussion.

by Elizabeth Rajnik and Sierra Rossman

June 7, 2019

On June 5 and 6 students from New Market Middle School (NMMS)  and Windsor Knolls Middle School (WKMS) attended the annual Move-Up day. During the Move-Up day, groups of 8th graders are given a personalized tour of the school by various leaders in the LHS community. The students began their day by...

Middle School Honor Societies: Does the benefit of membership outweigh the pressure?

When my young self looks in the mirror, can I see the future leader I want to be?

by Elizabeth Rajnik, Reporter

April 5, 2019

Being a sophomore, I find myself constantly analyzing my involvement in school thus far and the crushing importance of my next two years. With junior year comes the college application process, SATs and honor society applications. My friends all freak out about honor society acceptance, but I was curious. ...

Drama deep in rehearsal for spring musical “Beauty and the Beast”: Photo of the Day 2/9/19

[left to right] Mr. Dan Lake assists Ashley Perise (Enchantress), Natalie Roth (Young Prince) and Beau Cameron (Student Director) with the prologue

by Thomas French, Repoter

February 11, 2019

On February 6, the cast of the musical Beauty and the Beast worked on the prologue with Mr. Dan Lake, the assistant director. Natalie Roth (Young Prince), Ashley Perise (Enchantress) practiced the setting of the curse with the two student directors Maggie Clugston and Beau Cameron. With the musical in...

Teacher Appreciation Month: From kindergarten to seniors, teachers make a difference

These students love their teachers!

by Ashley Martin, Reporter

May 30, 2018

May is Teacher Appreciation Month. This month teachers around the world are being celebrated. Teachers set students on their future paths to success. Kindergarten Sophomore, Brendan Conners went to Twin Ridge Elementary. He said, “Mrs. Kelly Robbins was my favorite teacher because she was a very...

Maple Buttercream Waffle Cake Recipe: a perfect combination of breakfast and dessert

Maple Buttercream Waffle

by Alana Baye, Guest Reporter

May 18, 2018

A waffle cake is the perfect breakfast/dessert for a special occasion.  With summer vacation on the horizon, students will have more time for kitchen activities, and this is a recipe you can handle on your own.  The result makes the perfect picnic dessert, Father's Day breakfast, afternoon tea or birthday...

Drama students encourage Windsor Knolls students to continue with theater Photo of the day: 1/26/18

Linganore drama students teach middle school students improv games.

by Jacob Blue, Reporter

January 28, 2018

On January 25, drama club leadership and additional students visited Winsor Knolls Middle school to talk to the participants in  Mulan, Jr. Both actors and tech shared their theater experiences. Drama students described Footloose, the LHS spring musical, and encouraged everyone to attend. After ...

Bibliophile Troxel transfers from Windsor Knolls

Troxel instructs her third period English 12 class.

by Beau Cameron, Editor-in-Chief

October 10, 2017

Ms. Mary Troxel is teaching 9th and 12th grade English during her first year at LHS. Previously a teacher at Windsor Knoll's Middle School, Troxel transferred because she enjoys teaching novels and upper level concepts. She's excited to go more in-depth with this year's readings. "I grew up in...

Welcome to LHS: Principal Doll take helm of LHS

Principal Doll with her grandson  on a carousel.

by Grace Weaver, Alicia Nasto, and Amanda Anderson

September 5, 2016

This story is part of Lancer Media’s fall series welcoming new staff.  We enjoyed learning about many teachers but apologize that we were unable to cover every new teacher.   Ms. Nancy Doll has been an administrator for 20 years in Frederick County Public Schools. While she has never been a Lancer be...

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