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  • November 30Auditions for Spring Musical on Tuesday, Dec. 13 and Wednesday, Dec 14.
  • November 30SPIRIT WEEK IS COMING! Mon, Dec. 12: Pajama Day! Tues, Dec. 13: Holiday Movie Day! Wed, Dec. 14: White Out! Thurs, Dec. 15: Ugly Sweater Day! Fri, Dec. 16: Flannel Friday!
  • November 30Wednesday, December 7 is a late start!
  • November 30Our first Girls Basketball game at home is this Tuesday, December 6!
  • November 9The Eagle Project needs your help! Click here to learn more.
The Student News Site of Frederick High School

Frederick Lantern

The Student News Site of Frederick High School

Frederick Lantern

“I dont celebrate Cinco De Mayo because I feel like its not important to me and my family. As a family we don’t really celebrate it because it doesnt root from Mexico, but from the United States wanting to be culturally aceepting.” Said (Sophmore) Maria Diaz

The Unimportance of Cinco de Mayo

Julissa Solorzano, Social Media Manager May 5, 2022

When we think of Cinco de Mayo we automatically think of México, but what about México “It’s Mexico’s Independence Day” said (Sophmore) Alexis Otterbein. Many times other countries try to be...

“Prom is more of a summative thing where you earn that experience, Prom should be a special nigh even if you arent going with a date or your one true love. It’s just a night that should be fun and like graduation a few weeks later, a moment where seniors can really let loose and simle at how far they have come,” said Mr.Coon

The Old-School Promenade

Julissa Solorzano, Staff Writer April 22, 2022

We all hear the words “back in my day” and immediately close our ears. We don’t want to listen to what older generations have to say about their expiriences. But some light needs to be shed on all...

Estudiantes Bilingues Nesecitan Mas de Frederick

March 29, 2022

Es difícil adaptarse a un nuevo país. Son muchas las oportunidades que se presentan cuando llegas a un nuevo lugar. Hay muchos recursos sin embargo las personas no se enteran de estos instrumentos vitales...

Bilingual Students Need More from Frederick

March 29, 2022

It is difficult adapting to a new country. There are many opportunities that present themselves when you arrive to a new place. There are many resources however people are not aware of these vital instruments...

Junior Justin Valois performs a number with junior Grace Vigil while sophomores Emery Ishmael, Cirisa Engdahl, and Leea Beeker singing backup behind them as they rehearse for this years Varsity Blue showcase. The group is coming out of the shadow of the pandemic, which negatively impacted their performances for the past two years, to put on a showcase this Friday at 7 PM.

The Showcase Will Go On

March 18, 2022

Vocal performance isn't always the showiest of the arts. As Josh Bailey covered in his article about All-State Choir, vocal performance is mostly about technical ability to match pitch with others, both...

Socializing in the Stalls

March 10, 2022

Students ask to leave class to use the bathroom all the time--after all, we all have to go sometimes. But many students are not going to the bathroom to use the facilities. In reality, these students ditch...

Alexia Guevara going up to make a shot. Her and her teammates loved being able to have fun and be competitive. What pushed the Unified team the most was the support that they received throughout their season from their mentors to the Rowdy Crowd.

Unified in Glory

Julissa Solorzano, Staff Writer March 9, 2022

It’s not about winning or losing, it’s about teamwork and sportsmanship. Unified Basketball has given an opportunity to students with special needs to be able to get help with basketball.  But it...

Come for the Show, Stay for the Chow

Come for the Show, Stay for the Chow

Julissa Solorzano, Staff Writer February 22, 2022

What's better than dinner? Dinner and a show. What's better than dinner and a show? When both the dinner and the show are contests. On February 26, Frederick Theatre and Frederick Green Club are...

“ When we had four-day weeks we were on a hybrid schedule and many teacher-student communications were remote. Students were often expected to work asynchronously. Having that Friday often gave students an opportunity to have more meaningful experiences with, e.g., content and assignments…opposed to attending a class on Webex.” said Mr.Beddia

Free Our Fridays

Julissa Solorzano and Kaya Paluda February 17, 2022

Last year we had four day weeks because of hybrid learning, so there were opportunities for students to receive help during Fridays. It’s time to bring them back. Four-day weeks won't only benefit the...

A screenshot of @FHSBathroomShoes, one of several Frederick parody accounts made and taken down in the past week. The extent of parody accounts posting potentially harmful content about Frederick students and staff have led to Instagram being blocked on student iPads and other district devices accessible by students. Yet this isnt the first time Frederick has gone up against social media gone bad--the question is, will it be the last time?


Julissa Solorzano, Staff Writer December 10, 2021

Recently FHS students started a new trend: "Of FHS" Instagram accounts. Starting with @FHSBadParking, students would create accounts centered around FHS. @FrederickCaughtSleeping posted photos of students...

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