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Woodswork is a trip that aims to help people in lower income communities that are in need of a home. Speaking from personal experience, the trip is genuinely life changing and impactful on everyone involved. “You work really hard at serving others but you also get to make great memories in the process. I always look forward to this one week out of the year when I get to work on my faith and make a difference in a family’s life,” Sarah Smith said.

What is Woodswork?

Ginger Harrison, Online Editor
May 10, 2022
Being identical twins, Scott and Tyler Engleman have grown up side-by-side. They have been in classes together, as well as sports. This year they are even on the same track and field team. Separating next year will give each of them the ability to discover their identity without being asked which brother they are. ¨My whole life its been that people meet me as a twin,¨ Tyler Engleman said. ¨But now when I meet people theyll have no idea and kind of just know me as an individual.¨

Twins Separate for College

Sydney Herz, Editor-In-Chief
May 4, 2022
Ashley Falk has been a part of the theater community for many years before she entered Severna Park High School. Now as lighting director, Falk has gained a lot of responsibility and joy out of having a leadership role in each production, one in which she hopes to hand over to another young student when she graduates. “I would recommend [that] anyone after me should not be afraid to take charge,” Falk said. “There needs to be a leader in the department and it really helps everything to run smoothly.”

The Student Behind the Lights

Sydney Herz, Editor-In-Chief
March 8, 2022
SPHS senior Gus Bachmann has been participating in soccer for over a decade. Over the course of this time, he has crossed paths with many who made a lasting impact on him and aided in his development as a player and a person. “I’d really like to thank my teammates for making these last four years of high school soccer such a great time,” Bachmann said. “I’d also like to show appreciation for Coach Ryan Parsi, who has always been a kind mentor to me in soccer, as well as [in] life.”

Gus Bachmann

Sydney Herz, Editor-In-Chief
February 3, 2022
While many are ringing in the new year by throwing confetti or getting a new years kiss, others are thinking about bettering themselves for the coming year. Junior Emma Rini’s New Years resolution is to work on [herself]” in general.

New Year, New You

Julia Owens, Managing Editor
December 23, 2021
Freshman Chase Martin performs alongside his bandmates Bella Holmes, Alex Eloff, and Dylan Freeman. Their band, Walk Ins Welcome, is one of the many Priddy Music Academy bands that were at the event. “It’s really nice to be able to perform with your band, but also be messing around with your friends at the same time,” Chase said. “Plus, we are supporting something great while doing it.”

Burgers and Bands

Cassidy Martin, Guest Writer
December 11, 2021
The Severna Park Community Center (SPCC) as the swim team prepares for a meet and dance lessons take place. SPCC was founded in 1995, and is one local organization that has activities for teens. Sophomore Parker Montagne believes a “Band at the community center” should be started.

Teen Events are Not Just in School

Alethia Brown, Guest Writer
December 10, 2021
The varsity womens four row in their 2021 Head of the Charles race. The women placed 53rd out of 84 boats with a time of 20 minutes 57 seconds.  ¨Its one of the biggest regattas in the world, people come from all over the place to race,¨ Broadneck senior Hannah Klein said,¨We were lucky enough to get a four.¨

Annapolis Junior Rowing

Ruby Ondatje, Guest Writer
December 9, 2021
During the Severna Park Model UN Conference, delegates debated the usage of fracking. Most countries were in agreement on eliminating the energy source, but the USA and China were strongly opposed to the solution. “I found it fun getting to meet a bunch of new people and learning about the history of different countries and their positions on specific issues,” sophomore Galen Richardson said.

The Model UN of SPHS

Kaylee Winters, Guest Writer
December 7, 2021
 When choosing after high school what to do some have colleges lined up, but some have recruiters lined up. What did you choose? “The Marines is something that I am very passionate about,” Aaron Young said.
Photo by Maya Jones.

Aaron Young Marine Corps

Izzy Williams, Staff Writer
December 6, 2021
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