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Familar Faces at Lacrosse Championship Weekend: SP alumni shine on lacrosse’s biggest stage

June 10, 2016

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For decades, Severna Park has been known as a lacrosse powerhouse throughout the state of Maryland. Winning thirteen class 4A MPSSAA State Championships since the program's inception, the girls team has enjoyed success with a multitude of talented players. However, wh...

Food Truck Fever this summer at Earleigh Heights Volunteer Fire Department

June 10, 2016

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From Waffles to Gyros to Cupcakes to BBQ, find it at Food Truck Tuesday at Earleigh Heights from 4 to 8pm this summer As the thick summer air flirts with enticing scents of street food, crowds begin to gather...

SPHS sophomore Duncan Williams debuts short film “Looking”

June 10, 2016

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When Severna Park High School sophomore Duncan Williams started writing the screenplay for his debut short film, “Looking,” he never imagined that it would end up premiering at a movie theater. “I had the flu over the winte...

The Well Club: Dealing with stress by finding positivity

June 10, 2016

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Often, students need a place where they can unwind and escape their busy, stressful lives.  Sometimes they just want support from their peers.  The Well Club offers this type of atmosphere for students who want to enjoy the...

Everything You Need for Prom

May 5, 2016

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Well Parkies, prom is right around the corner, and it will be here before you know it. But seriously, May 14 is coming a lot sooner than you think. For all you girls that have procrastinated on buying a dress, all you boys that...

Terror Attacks Strike Belgium

March 26, 2016

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Bombings in Brussels send shockwaves around the world On Tuesday, March 22, a series of bombs went off at the Zaventem airport and Maelbeek metro station in the bustling city of Brussels, Belgium, startling and terrifying the ci...

Ellie’s Bus Organization Raises Suicide Awarness

March 26, 2016

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This past November, the Severna Park community lost junior Ellie Leikin to suicide. Ellie is remembered as a loving and free spirited girl, as well as a great friend. According to her family, there were no signs that she was...

Q & A with Sydney Duncan

March 11, 2016

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When/why did you decide to start modeling? S: I started in August in 2014 because my aunt was a model when she was younger and I thought it would be fun thing to do and hopefully make some money at the same time. (I ended up being able to ...

Winter Sports Recap

March 11, 2016

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Wrestling The wrestling team went 6-5-2 in the regular season, ranking 7th in the county out of the 13 total teams. Boys Varsity Basketball  The varsity basketball team is currently 0-16-0 and still has 4 games left. Girls Varsi...

Gun Violence in the USA, 2016 (So Far)

March 9, 2016

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In January 2016, this nation witnessed 22 people meet their end at the barrel of a gun.  Overall, not a massive number.  In fact, it’s even better than last year. January 2015 saw 38 people dead, but 2014’s January beats...

Oscar Controversy: Discrimination or merely coincidence?

March 1, 2016

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For the second year in a row the Oscars, the major film awards show, has hit major controversy. With an extensive list of well-known motion pictures lining the nominations list, such as The Revenant, Bridge of Spies, The Martian and ...

Opinion: What is Fan Fiction and has it gone too far?

February 12, 2016

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Fan fiction is defined by Stephen Downes of thejournal.ie (an Irish news source) as “any work which embellishes, alters or rewrites the work of another (usually a published author) with new storylines, characters, alternative...

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