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Melody Thorpe  Herald-Mail Media

Melody Thorpe of Hagerstown, MD, passed away Friday, September 13, 2019, at her home. Born in Frederick, MD, she was the daughter of Ruby (Kemp) ...

Linganore High School graduates | Announcements  Frederick News Post

Graduates: Ryan Abuelhawa, Emily Albertson, Bobby Ambush, Nadia Appiah, Brianna Archibald, Marshello Arevalo, Joseph Armacost, Macy Armagost, Shay ...

Linganore High School second term honor rolls | Honor Rolls  Frederick News Post

The following students have been named to the honor roll for the second marking period of the 2018-2019 school year at Linganore High School:

Linganore High School seniors graduate with Lancer pride  Frederick News Post

A sea of 330 graduates in red and black gowns congregated Wednesday evening in the gymnasium at Mount St. Mary's University.

Linganore High School first term honor rolls | Honor Rolls  Frederick News Post

The list of names for 10th grade, first honors was incorrect as listed on page C4 of the Nov. 23 edition of The Frederick News-Post. This updates adds those ...

Linganore-Oakdale-Urbana redistricting study continues | Education  Frederick News Post

The Linganore-Oakdale-Urbana redistricting study is chugging along. The Facilities Services Division of Frederick County Public Schools as well as the ...

Against all odds, Linganore grad Havenstein completes unlikely rise to Super Bowl  Frederick News Post

As Rob Havenstein prepared to begin his football career at Linganore High School in the fall of 2006 — he never played youth football because he was simply ...

Painful kick for Linganore football team | High School Sports  Frederick News Post

ANNAPOLIS — Linganore's football team arrived at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium on Thursday evening fully appreciative of just how difficult it is to win ...

FCPS redistricting maps are public signaling feedback stage  Frederick News Post

Parents crowded around high school cafeteria tables, tracing their fingers across the maps with brightly colored planning blocks to locate their homes and the ...

Achieving history in style | High School Sports  Frederick News Post

WALKERSVILLE — Holding the lead in the meet's final event, Linganore's Rachel McCoy no longer needed to press so hard.

2019 Graduation Schedule for Frederick County Public Schools  WFMD

Seniors at Frederick County Public Schools are graduating this week. The graduation ceremonies will take place at The Knott Arena at Mount St. Mary's ...

Adding to his totals | High School Sports  Frederick News Post

The previous generation of Linganore junior Roman LaRocco's family included a couple lacrosse players, so it made sense for him to play the sport.

New east county school designs revealed | Schools  Frederick News Post

Preliminary designs for the still unnamed east county elementary school project are now out and the school board will again turn to the public for feedback.

Future FCPS graduates honored at career signing day ceremony for entering workforce  Frederick News Post

Brandon Whitworth never liked sitting in school. He wanted to be up and moving around. He wanted to work with his hands.

Linganore High School graduates aim to 'stay humble and kind'  Frederick News Post

Joseph Galletti and Christian Howard formed a friendship as Linganore High School seniors co-starring in this year's production of “The Giver.” On Wednesday ...

Authorities: Viral racist post not made by Linganore High student in photo  Frederick News Post

A photo showing a Linganore High School student containing a racial slur that went viral over the weekend was not made by the student in the photo, according ...

FCPS announces more staffing changes  Frederick News Post

Frederick County Public Schools on Thursday announced four more staffing changes for the 2019-2020 school year.

Ahead of Super Bowl LIII, Rams’ Rob Havenstein still big man on campus in Frederick  WTOP

Rob Havenstein has long been a legend at Linganore High School. Sunday, he'll take the field in Super Bowl LIII as the Los Angeles Rams take on the New ...

Never short on energy, Linganore's Blake goes after third state title  Frederick News Post

MOUNT AIRY — As a young child, even the sound of light rain tapping on the window would keep Earl Blake awake at night.

Linganore students, parents call for board to reinstate headdress  Frederick News Post

One Linganore High School community member demanded that the Frederick County Board of Education fire Principal Nancy Doll over her decision to ban a ...

Linganore High School 2017 graduates | Announcements  Frederick News Post

Graduates: Sean Adams, Meghan Adams, Madison Airey, Lauren Albano, Tyler Allnutt, Kennedi Ambush, Tessa Anderson, Amanda Anderson, Chantz Appleby, ...

Linganore High cheerleading squad headed to state competition  Frederick News Post

When the Linganore High School cheerleading team heads to Harford Community College on Saturday morning, they won't be on a charter bus.

Seeing Havenstein in NFL remains 'inspiring' for Linganore community  Frederick News Post

BALTIMORE — Since the Los Angeles Rams decided to rest all of their starters for Thursday night's preseason game against the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank ...

Racial slurs at girls basketball game prompt group to seek show of solidarity  Frederick News Post

A local racial justice group is encouraging community members to attend a girls basketball game at Frederick High School a week after players were allegedly ...

Frederick High teacher honored for dedication to agriculture education  Frederick News Post

Frederick High School might not be the first place you'd think would have a successful agriculture program. But one teacher there has something to say about ...

Dueling petitions over Native American headdress spark controversy at Linganore  Frederick News Post

A headdress worn by the leader of the student section during athletic events at Linganore High School has been banned.

New performance opportunity elevates FCPS dance program | Linganore  Frederick News Post

When Tuscarora and Urbana high schools go head-to-head in competition, tensions are usually high, but as the lights went up and the speakers filled the ...

Linganore High School sophomore dies | Disasters & accidents  Frederick News Post

A Linganore High School sophomore died Sunday, according to the school's principal.

Linganore High School third term honor rolls | Honor Rolls  Frederick News Post

The following students have been named to the honor roll for the third marking period of the 2017-2018 school year at Linganore High School:

Former Linganore High School math teacher charged with sex offense against student  Frederick News Post

A former Linganore High School math teacher was charged this week with a sex offense involving a student, according to public court records.

Students play field hockey tournament to support teammate with cancer  Frederick News Post

About 50 high school and middle school students participated in the Titan Stick Fest Saturday at Ballenger Creek Park to help raise funds for a teammate with ...

After 23-year career, director of FBI field office recalls Frederick County roots  Frederick News Post

As he prepared to close his 23-year career with the FBI later this week, Gordon B. Johnson, the special agent in charge of the Baltimore field office, took a ...

Former Linganore High teacher gets probation for having sex with student  Frederick News Post

A former Linganore High School math teacher received probation after pleading guilty to sex offenses involving a student, according to court documents.

School Notes: FCPS student to represent U.S. in competition for cycling world championship  Frederick News Post

Andrew Strohmeyer was one of the lucky few to catch the eye of Team USA.

Lancers sprint past Blake  Frederick News Post

Prior to the sensational comeback that produced state title No. 6 last December, Linganore fell into an early 19-point hole against Milford Mill.

Patriots grind past Lancers | High School Sports  Frederick News Post

For the most part, Chris O'Connor didn't discuss strategy.

Linganore High students use theater to showcase the lives of heroin, opioid addicts  Frederick News Post

A girl hesitates, and then pops the pills that are in her hands. A boy brawls with his drunken stepfather. Another boy, sick in English class, collapses and vomits ...

For Belmaggio, a finishing touch even without a finishing kick  Frederick News Post

BALTIMORE — Michael Belmaggio claims he doesn't have much of a kick late in a race, which, in the world of distance running, is sort of like running with a.

Linganore journalism program wins award | Education  Frederick News Post

Seconds after the bell for third period rings, Linganore High School's student newspaper staff holds a short meeting.

Safety concerns investigated at four Frederick County schools  Frederick News Post

Four Frederick County Public Schools campuses issued emails pertaining to unrelated school safety issues Tuesday, but no students or staff were harmed.

School Notes: Linganore cheerleading wins state title | Education  Frederick News Post

After coming up short in two previous years, Olivia Felton wasn't going to let a sprained wrist keep her from her ultimate goal.

Linganore High School graduates say goodbye to each other and principal  Frederick News Post

Linganore High School's seniors gathered as a class one last time at Mount St. Mary's University on Wednesday and said goodbye to a principal switching to ...

Linganore photo goes viral | Education  Frederick News Post

Linganore High School garnered attention online this week after a photo of students who spelled "NEGROS" with their painted chests in 2011 went viral.

State report card puts most FCPS schools in four-star rating  Frederick News Post

The majority of Frederick County Public Schools are four-star schools, with some schools receiving three- and five-star ratings in the 2018 Maryland Report Card ...

Concerns surfaced months before Linganore High teacher fired amid sex offense inquiry  Frederick News Post

School officials expressed concerns about a former Linganore High School math teacher's conduct with a student several months before she was fired last year, ...

Maryland School Bans Use of Native American Headdress  Wheeling Intelligencer

FREDERICK, Md. — A headdress worn by the leader of the student section during athletic events at a Maryland high school has been banned. Nancy Doll, princ.

Maryland high school principal prohibits Native American headdress worn during athletic events  Fox News

A headdress worn during athletic events at a Maryland high school has been banned as dueling petitions over the issue gather signatures.

Urbana High School wins county cheerleading competition | Governor Thomas Johnson  Frederick News Post

Just call the Urbana High School cheer team the comeback kids.

Lancers' Cunningham hurls abbreviated 1-hitter to beat Patriots  Frederick News Post

Being a young pitcher with just a handful of varsity starts, Linganore sophomore Matt Cunningham had every right to feel a little overwhelmed on Wednesday.

Young musicians dazzle at all-county Jazz festival  Frederick News Post

Jazz ensembles from four of the county's high schools got an opportunity to shine on stage on Saturday, playing everything from classic standards to innovative ...

The 2017 Mike Powell Excellence in Journalism Awards | Frederick  Frederick News Post

More than 125 student journalists from five Frederick County high schools — Linganore, Middletown, Urbana, Oakdale and Tuscarora — were honored ...

Linganore High School band to march in New York's St. Patrick's Day parade  Frederick News Post

The Linganore High School marching band will participate today in the largest St. Patrick's Day parade in the country: New York City's.

Linganore soccer players honor teachers who helped them succeed on and off the field  Frederick News Post

Fourth grade started off as a tough year for Grace Pritchett.

Linganore ROTC may again be in jeopardy | Military  Frederick News Post

Frederick County's lone junior military academy may be on its last leg.

Staying positive serves Titans well in win over Lancers  Frederick News Post

Rebecca Jacobs jumped and took a mighty swing at the volleyball Tuesday at Linganore High School, only to see the ball engulfed by the net in front of her.

FCPS Graduation Schedules  WFMD

Frederick, Md. (LR) — Frederick County Public Schools has released this spring's school graduation schedule. The graduation ceremonies will take place at The ...

'We are a good team': Cadets' semifinal surge at Lancer Invite proves the point  Frederick News Post

Victories were rarities for Frederick's volleyball team in recent years.

FCPS announces graduation dates  Frederick News Post

Frederick County Public Schools will hold graduations for its high schools and other programs beginning on May 19 and continuing through early June.

Linganore grad starts at tackle for St. Louis Rams against Redskins  Frederick News Post

LANDOVER — By the end of his second game in the NFL, Rob Havenstein's jersey retained most of its pristine white.

Urbana Elementary named National Blue Ribbon School | Education  Frederick News Post

Urbana Elementary School has been named one of 349 National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2018.

Apprenticeship program offers Frederick County students on-the-job experience  Frederick News Post

Brunswick High School senior Suzanne Harkins looked at a blueprint on the computer in front of her.

Gateway to NFL: Rams draft Linganore alum Havenstein in the second round  Frederick News Post

Just after 9 p.m. Friday, Rick Conner received a text message. The longtime football coach at Linganore High School did not recognize the sender.

Charity run scheduled for New Market to benefit breast cancer research  Frederick News Post

A 3.1-mile race to support breast cancer research is set for Oct. 13 in New Market. The Fighter Run is a new event this year, spearheaded by New Market ...

Linganore grad Joe Alexander heading to top Euroleague team  Frederick News Post

After putting up impressive numbers this season in the NBA Development League, Linganore grad Joe Alexander has landed a spot with one of the ...

Co-mingling with cats: Despite some hisses and spats, 'K.A.T. Cafe' moving forward in New Market  Frederick News Post

Do you own a cat?” is the number-one question received by Diane Foland, the owner of a prospective cat cafe set to come to New Market in the next six.

Magical girls soccer season continues for resilient Patriots  Frederick News Post

Filled with red and blue beads, the plastic bottles made a rattling sound that grew louder and louder Saturday at Linganore High School as the fans who held ...

Linganore High School marching band to honor World War II veterans in D.C.  Frederick News Post

The Linganore High marching band performs at the usual gigs — halftime at football games, competitions, parades. Rarely, though, do the student musicians ...

Frederick High principal retires; former acting principal to take over  Frederick News Post

The principal at Frederick High School is retiring at the end of the year, and a former acting principal will take on the duties.

With 4.55 GPA, soccer standout from Linganore earns scholar all-America honors  Frederick News Post

When Miranda Timberlake was injured and not able to play soccer, her coach, Howie Putterman, offered her a spot on the team anyway.

Schools show spirit, yes they do, at Frederick County cheerleading championships  Frederick News Post

In a packed auditorium at Urbana High School, teenage girls ricocheted across a gymnastics mat, propelling themselves into handsprings and cartwheels ...

Oakdale's work on penalty corners produces win over Lancers  Frederick News Post

When Linganore took penalty corners, Oakdale's Sabrina Wooster sprung into action.

Oakdale High puts new spin on classic 'Grease'  Frederick News Post

Audiences will have the opportunity to journey back to Rydell High and the 1950s this week as the Oakdale High School performance of “Grease” opens ...

Linganore Lancers lose state title | Sports  Frederick News Post

BALTIMORE — Megan Durbin plays basketball and softball, but her ability to play the clarinet brought her to one of Maryland's most revered sporting venues on ...

High school girls exposed to math careers and applications at Hood College event  Frederick News Post

About 60 high school girls toyed with guitar strings Tuesday in a Hood College classroom while participating in the college's 15th annual Sonia Kovalevsky Math ...

Frederick County high school marching bands display pride as they perform  Frederick News Post

Ten high school marching bands from around Frederick County faced off on Monday in a festival to showcase the talent of student musicians.

Chavez settles in as TJ's athletic director | High School Sports  Frederick News Post

When his college football career ended, Mike Chavez wasn't anywhere close to being finished with sports.

Parents upset with decision to move Oakdale High theater instructor to fine arts academy  Frederick News Post

A former drama teacher at Oakdale High School who was criticized by parents for using the word “tranny” in a high school musical has been moved across the ...

Northern girls soccer trounces Poly to win 3A South Region championship

BALTIMORE — Less than a week after a dramatic victory over longtime county rival Huntingtown in penalty kicks, the Northern High School girls soccer team ...

Linganore, Tuscarora cheer squads headed to state competition today  Frederick News Post

Two local varsity cheerleading squads will test their skills today at the Maryland High School Cheerleading Coaches Association state competition.

Tyler Wallace is an All-State Angler | Environment  Frederick News Post

Tyler Wallace, of New Market, has been named to the 2016 class of Bassmaster High School All-State anglers. The 16-year-old Wallace was selected for the ...

Foundation to continue with love, prayers and support after death of founders' son  Frederick News Post

Scott Nelson saved Anastasia Yarborough's life. The two met at Linganore High School. “I had a really big crush on him. Scott was amazing,” Yarborough said.

Linehan tapped for Linganore girls hoops job  Frederick News Post

Kathryn Linehan hoped to be a high school girls basketball coach someday, but she had no idea the opportunity would present itself so soon, nor did she think it ...

LGBT students, activists create mental-health support systems  Frederick News Post

Kate MacShane isn't a firefighter, a police officer or a paramedic, but she feels she deals with an emergency in Frederick County every day.

Bill withdrawal leaves Mount Airy family, others with PANDAS with little help fighting expensive procedures  Frederick News Post

The changes to Colin LaVern came overnight. Colin, of Mount Airy, was 7 or 8 years old when he started presenting symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder ...

FCPS honors students who follow Martin Luther King Jr.'s ideals  Frederick News Post

Frederick County Public Schools paid tribute to Martin Luther King Jr. on Thursday, hosting an awards ceremony for students who exemplify his principles.

wrestling Urbana  Frederick News Post

Urbana's wrestling lineup this season features four returning state place-winners, including a returning champion, and a female who can certainly hold her own ...

18-year-old killed in crash remembered | Vehicular  Frederick News Post

A Mount Airy man killed in a car crash was remembered Monday by Linganore High School staff members as a hard worker who loved showing his beef cattle.

Thousands of Maryland teachers rally for education funding in Annapolis

Sarah Carr was among a group of teachers who skipped dinner, missed shifts at second jobs and avoided writing tests to rally in downtown Annapolis for ...

School notes: FCPS recommends new building to address Waverley Elementary crowding  Frederick News Post

A replacement building for Waverley Elementary School on the same site is being recommended, regardless of capacity, as the Board of Education considers its ...

Grieving community shares tears and laughter in remembering deceased Mount Airy teen  Frederick News Post

Liamm Crooks was never without a bread bag clip, his improvised solution in case someone's flip-flop broke.

Students in two Frederick County schools claim dress code promotes shame among girls  Frederick News Post

On Wednesday morning, as a dozen Urbana Middle School eighth-graders prepared to enter school, most wore baggy yellow T-shirts that read in marker: “I am ...

Middletown, Urbana in the midst of Frederick County's golden age of boys soccer  Frederick News Post

Back when Bo Eskay was a midfielder for Linganore High School in the early 1980s, he admired longtime Middletown coach Bob Sheffler for teaching an ...

Serving school lunches? It's harder than you think  Frederick News Post

“Really! Don't be nervous! You're doing fine!” These were just a few of the phrases Monica Skidmore, a food and nutrition specialist who works for Frederick ...

A day in the life of a principal  Frederick News Post

This is part one of a five-part series chronicling the daily experiences of Frederick County Public Schools employees.

Beisser's bloody good time  Frederick News Post

Adam Beisser spent the first half of Wednesday's Frederick County Public Schools Track and Field Championships fairly wondering what more he had to do.

Associate Washington County superintendent takes job in Frederick schools  Herald-Mail Media

Mike Markoe, an associate superintendent with Washington County Public Schools, is leaving to become deputy superintendent of the public school system he ...

Incumbents, Apple Ballot candidates ahead in Board of Ed primary  Frederick News Post

All three incumbents and the candidates supported by the state education association were among the eight Board of Education candidates expected to make it ...

Drugs and our kids: Schools grapple with trend  Frederick News Post

When Jenna first used marijuana and ecstasy, she was a 12-year-old in California, and it was "the popular thing to do."

'Presence' — a publication for and by queer youth — comes to Frederick  Frederick News Post

James Van Kuilenburg came out as transgender when he was 12 years old and still living in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Even in Shepherdstown — so often ...

Frederick lavender, rose, tea farm has rosy outlook  Frederick News Post

The Frederick News-Post invites new storefront business owners in Frederick County to share some details about their venture. Open for Business is a chance to ...

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