It's A Wonderful Walk Through Main Street:
Saturday, November 2, the Management and Entrepreneurship class is hosting It's a Wonderful Walk Through Main Street beginning at 12 PM, at LHS. Come join us for crafts, food, drinks and so much more! Tickets to the main event on Main Street are $5 a person. The showing of the movie "It's a Wonderful Life" will be shown in the auditorium at 2 PM is FREE! To pre-order tickets go to, https://bit.ly/2BisLRt, or find a poster in school with the qr code on it.
Daylight Savings Time (DST) ends at exactly 2:00 am on November 3, 2019, as the clocks go backward an hour to make it 1:00 am. The mornings will get lighter and the evenings darker. Please be sure to adjust your clocks so students will be on time Monday morning.
Swimming and Diving Team Information:
If your student is interested in joining the LHS Swimming and Diving Team, please join us on Thursday, November 7, at 6 pm in the LHS Learning Commons for a Parent Meeting.
LHS Drama Department Presents: It's A Wonderful Life:
Come out and enjoy Linganore Drama's presentation of the holiday classic It's a Wonderful Life. This faithful adaptation has all your favorite characters: George and Mary Hatch, Clarence, Uncle Billy, Violet, and, of course, the Scrooge-like villain, Mr. Potter. This fine dramatization not only celebrates the faith of the season, it also celebrates the American philosophy of life: hard work, fair play and the love and support of one's family and community will be rewarded.
Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. Tickets can be purchased from www.showtix4u.com or at the door. Email email@example.com with any questions!
Lost and Found:
The front office has received many lost items since the beginning of the school year. If you have lost or misplaced a certain something and you are able to identify it, please come to the front office. Current items remaining after Thursday, November 8, will be donated to a local charity.
More Great News from Lancer Media:
In our race to earn six badges toward 2019-2020 Distinguished Site, Lancer Media picked up two this week: Site Excellence (organized by editor Emily Webb) and Story Page Excellence (organized by a team effort of Elizabeth Anderson with assists from Sammie Hoefs and Elizabeth Rjanik).
We advanced to #9 in the nation on the SNO Leaderboard!
Meanwhile, Emily Lotito won national recognition for her story, "Celebrating 25 years of dedication: Lloyd takes us to the moon."
We are enjoying tremendous success because this group of students is so dedicated to excellence. Follow us on social media @lhsjournalism.
Do you have a story idea? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Linganore FFA will host a Scrapbooking Crop Fundraiser again this year. If you enjoy scrapbooking, jewelry making, quilting, knitting/crocheting or working on any other craft, please join us on Saturday, November 16, form 10 AM - 10 PM at the New Market Grange Hall. It's always a lot more fun to work on these projects in the company of others! Please see the Scrapbooking Crop Registration Form for more information, or email Ms. Beachy at Patricia.Beachy@fcps.org.
PTSA Candy Donation Request:
Are you shopping for Halloween Candy this weekend? If so please pick up an extra bag to help out the PTSA Staff Appreciation for utilization in helping celebrate our staff throughout the year! All donations can be dropped off at the LHS front office. Please mark your donation “PTSA”. Thank you for your support.
The Linganore Varsity Golf Team played in the Semi Finals of the State Tournament for 1A/2A playoffs on Tuesday, October 29, at the University of MD, College Park. The team shot a 323, and is currently tied for 1st going into the final round to be played on Thursday.
Ethan Crabb, 75 (currently tied for 4th overall in Boys Medalist division)
Payton Smith, 81 (currently in 2nd place overall in Girls Medalist division)
Austin May, 82
Vince Booth, 85
Fairways and Greens!
Winter Sports Information
Winter sports begins on Friday, November 15. All physicals must be dated April 1, 2019 or after. Online registration must be completed prior to Friday, November 15. Once each athletic team is chosen and the roster is finalized, FCPS will send an email to let parents know when they may go online and pay the $95 participation fee. To register, go to http://www.fcps.org/athletics.
The Boys soccer program is collecting shoes for their fundraiser this year. The shoe drive runs from now until November 1 and benefits micro-businesses in developing 3rd world countries. They would appreciate any and all shoes - cleats, heels, boots, flip flops - that are gently used (please no holes or tears). There is a drop box in the front office for collection, as well as Health Unlimited in Mt. Airy and FISC in Frederick. Please help out the boys by donating your shoes!
This is a reminder that Term 1 ends on Thursday, November 7. It is important that you complete all assignments for all classes by that date. Work with your teachers to make-up any assignments that can still be done. Please check your grades in Schoology often to be sure you are completing all work. Talk to your teacher if you have questions about your grades. Eligibility to participate in extracurricular activities is determined by term grades. You must have at least a 2.0 term grade point average with no failed classes.
If you plan to apply to 4-year colleges this year, remember that you must submit the Transcript Release and Request Form (The Orange Form) 30 days in advance of your earliest deadline. Also remember to complete your Senior Profile Survey in Naviance so that counselors and teachers can write letters of recommendations. If you have colleges with December 1 deadlines, you must submit your request to Student Services by Monday, November 4. For complete information about the college application process, please visit the Resources tab in the 2020 Student Services Schoology group.
Freshmen and Sophomores Interested in CTC for Next Year:
You must shadow your program of interest at the Career and Technology Center (CTC) to apply for next year. Stop by Student Services to pick up a shadow permission slip. The shadow is a half day commitment, transportation is provided by FCPS and students must make-up any missed work.
Architecture at University of Virginia:
The mission of the University of Virginia School of Architecture is to educate the next generation of innovative leaders who will build a world that is more compelling, resilient, sustainable, and equitable. The school offers three undergraduate majors: architecture, architectural history, and urban and environmental planning. You can find more details and register by clicking on the event title.
Information Sessions + Tours
Friday, November 15
Academy of Fine Arts (AFA) at Governor Thomas Johnson High School:
Students interested in a Fine Arts career pathway are encouraged to visit the Academy for the Fine Arts during one of its Shadow Days. The AFA offers focus areas in visual art, dance, music, and drama. To register for a Shadow Day (next shadow day is November 13), please visit: www.fcpsartsacademy.org/visit-the-afa.html. Students who are interested in applying to the AFA for next school year need to visit: www.fcpsartsacademy.org/application-information.html. (Deadline to apply to AFA is in mid-January).
Gannon University Hackathon Events:
Gannon University welcomes students to participate in their Hackathon series of online to on-site cybersecurity challenges. These events give participants experience in designing a secure a machine, as well as integrating solutions to protect systems from the sort of attacks found in the real world. The competition involves multiple categories of problems, each of which contains a variety of questions of different point values and difficulties. For more information, go to: https://hackathon.gannon.edu/
Counselor Contact Information:
School Counselors encourage parents and students to communicate regular with teachers and staff about questions and concerns. While it is always best to contact a teacher directly about a grade or assignment, please feel free to contact your student’s school counselor. We are assigned by last name.
Last Names A to C: Ms. Kathy Becker (email@example.com)
Last Names D to I: Mr. Chris O’Brien (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Last Names J to Q: Ms. Paula Larson (email@example.com)
Last Names R to Z: Ms. Renata Emery (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Counselors have made a group for each grade level in Schoology. This one of the ways that we will be communicating with students about upcoming events and deadlines. Parents can join these groups by using the following codes, you must first establish a Schoology account using the information sent home with students the first week of school:
Class of 2020: SWSZ5-K6XBK
Class of 2021: MS8GM-5RX3W
Class of 2022: 6M334-GVXVW
Class of 2023: JFN6-DN2Z-MJ9HZ