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Student Dancers Perform at Elite Competition

February 15, 2017

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From Jan. 12 to Jan. 15 in Philadelphia, PA, freshmen Eliana Askren and Faith Bender attended a prestigious worldwide ballet competition. The Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) annually showcases dancers age nine to nineteen, ...

Halmi Hopes to be National Board Certified

January 10, 2017

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Mr. Halmi, a teacher at Severna Park High School, is applying to become a National Board Certified teacher.  As the Mathematics Department Chair, Halmi currently teaches AP Statistics and Honors Pre-Calculus, and runs the Math...

What is the Math Team… And is it really social suicide?

November 29, 2016

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Despite having approximately 40 members, 15 of which regularly participate in county wide math competitions, the math team is not the most well known club in SPHS. And despite what Mean Girls would have you believe, it probably i...

Corgis gather in downtown Annapolis to strut in their costumes

November 20, 2016

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With costumes ranging from waffles to harry potter, corgis of all shapes and sizes lined up at Paws Pet Boutique then made their way down to the Maryland State House for a group picture then proceeded to the dock to meet other pup...

Nolan Marks and Rachel Lotlikar’s debut feature length film, coming soon to a screen near you

November 16, 2016

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Two SPHS juniors had the idea for an original screenplay after seeing a few well known titles; Paul Brickman’s  “Risky Business,” Paul Thomas Anderson’s  “Magnolia,” and “Boogie Nights.” The outcome, “Free...

Older, Wiser, and Not Ready To Leave

November 16, 2016

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Retirement. For some people that word may not be in their vocabulary. Multiple teachers at our school have been here for 25 years or more, which is long enough to have your parents as students. Even though teachers are giv...

Home Away From Home

November 7, 2016

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Most softball and baseball players thought that they wouldn't have to worry about their fields being touched during construction, but they thought wrong. Due to the work on the new stadium, there won’t be enough parking ...

Severna Park Swimming Under New Leadership Yet Again

October 26, 2016

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  When Michael McTammany announced his resignation as the head coach of the Severna Park Swim Team on July 7, 2015, student athletes and their parents alike let out a sigh of bleakness. The coach that had led the team ...

Halloween Makeup Ideas for Lazy Girls

October 24, 2016

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Skip buying a costume this year. Instead, try these makeup looks out: ...

Risky Pranks in Severna Park High School History

October 5, 2016

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Vandalism, breaking and entering and felonies have all been a result of pranks that were intended to be harmless. Teachers and alumni share the illegal acts that have been committed in Severna Park High School history. Mr. Kandra said, ...

Athletes Working Overtime

September 23, 2016

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Senior athletes will be focused on more than just putting on their uniforms and lacing up their cleats this year. With college right around the corner, something else is sitting at the back of their mind. Most students kn...

Dancing in the City

September 11, 2016

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While many students went on vacations and relaxed at home this past summer, a few dancers from Severna Park High School traveled out of state to gain education at dance intensives. Sophomore Lily Dougherty attended the Rock...

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