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SP Cares: Switching Up The Stage

September 23, 2016

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SP Cares is an annual production hosted by the Severna Park Stage Company that raises money for a designated charity by giving student performers the chance to light up the auditorium stage to energize and electrify the au...

Athletes Working Overtime

September 23, 2016

Filed under Features, Sports, The Talon Archive

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...

Field Hockey Senior Class Seeks Perfection

September 12, 2016

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Severna Park field hockey has been successful on many levels since its inception in 1975. With 23 state championships, a record unsurpassed by any other high school sports team in the state of Maryland, the program is always a strong ...

Myths and Misconceptions of Mental Illness

September 12, 2016

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Mental illness, though seemingly elusive to much of the population, is hardly a rare phenomenon. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), 18.2 percent of the adult population in America...

Best Buddies at SPHS

September 12, 2016

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As you walk down the hall in the morning, you keep to yourself. The girls behind you giggle about their plans for the evening and the jocks in front of you lug their equipment through the hall as they exchange high-fives. People...

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...

How to Master the After-School Nap

September 9, 2016

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Classes have started again, which means the many sleep-deprived students of SPHS are coming home every day ready to curl up on their favorite chairs, beds or couches and take a nap. The after-school nap is a common and necessary t...

Does the New Harry Potter Story Hold Up?

September 9, 2016

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  What draws so many people to the Harry Potter series is J.K. Rowling’s creation of an elaborate fantasy world-- elements such as vivid dialogue concerning the Wizarding World and descriptions of places such as Oll...

Keep on Changin’

September 9, 2016

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Looking in the mirror and into yourself from day to day you may not notice many different things, but, when you step back and look at everything around you, you wonder how and when everything changed. Transforming from a child...

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