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Falcon Free Period Update

February 22, 2017

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Q: Why do we not have a free period here at Severna Park? A: We looked into that, I went to other schools and we looked at the pros and cons, the advantages and disadvantages of that concept and what I saw at the time in other...

The First Improv Show in the Black Box

February 22, 2017

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With the old shows ranging from being in Ms. Germanos’ room to the old auditorium, the new black box theater was a big step up. With captain Sam Hickman the show was one not to forget. The show had skits ranging from “Kick It,...

The Oscars are When?

February 22, 2017

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In the wake of an incredibly entertaining Super Bowl, crowds across the United States are panicking over what to do with themselves now that their big event is over. Thankfully, we’re here to remind you that the Academy Awa...

SPHS Students take on the Polar Bear Plunge

February 22, 2017

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On January 26th, SGA made a trip to Sandy Point State Park to partake in the 28th annual Polar Bear Plunge. 103 students participated and all of the money raised helped benefit the Special Olympics, The group was accompanied by Dr...

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, ...

Valentine’s Day Messages

February 13, 2017

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Happy Valentine’s Day to all the SPHS Thespians, Ms. Germanos, Miss. Gabriele, SP Stage Company, “School Of Rock-ers”,especially “No Vacancy Groupies”, Rock N Roll XXVIII Cast, Crew and Directors.* SPHS Unified Sports Bowling ...

Calvin and Hobbes

February 13, 2017

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If you ever read the Sunday funnies growing up, you're probably familiar with Calvin and Hobbes. Bill Watterson’s long-running comic strip depicting the hijinks of a boy and his stuffed tiger is ingrained in the childhood of...

Twin Peaks Revival after 25 Years

February 7, 2017

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A new season of the American serial drama from the early 1990’s “Twin Peaks” is being released after a long and hopeful wait from fans. Centered around the murder of homecoming queen Laura Palmer, the psychological thri...

Countable App Review

February 7, 2017

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With a newly inaugurated president that has extremely polarizing policies and a Congress that has an approval rating of 19 percent, according to the latest Gallup poll, (Jan. 4-8) it is more important than ever to know what i...

Rising Runner: Emily Knight

February 7, 2017

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Breaking school records and placing first in her events, sophomore Emily Knight has been gaining success throughout the indoor track season. Knight first began running during outdoor track season of her freshman year and has be...

Debate over the Common Core

January 24, 2017

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The Common Core has been Maryland's standard of education since 2010 when the National Governor's Association assembled a team to write standards for English and Language Arts and later Mathematics. Since then, the Common...

Signing Their Way Into Collegiate Level Sports

January 10, 2017

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November 9, 2016 changed the lives of 19 Severna Park Athletes. They officiated their commitments to colleges and signed their National Letters of Intent. With a single swipe of a pen, these students now have a locked in spot on th...

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