AACPS Budget Meeting attendees call for teacher salary increases

By Caitlyn Freeman

The Board of Education of Anne Arundel County began the budget process for Fiscal Year 2020 on Tuesday, January 8th, at Old Mill High School with a public hearing.

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Arundel Boy’s Basketball edged out in final minutes by South River

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By Savannah Brooks

Leading by eight going into the fourth quarter, the Wildcats’ fans were sure they would see a win at home on Friday night, especially after the Arundel varsity team had won their Overtime Holiday Live! tournament over break, but were disappointed.

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Arcades: entertainment or unfair?

By Davey Burgess

People have been trying to win valuable prizes, like a PS4 or iPhone, from prize dispensing arcade games for years, but is something in those games preventing them from winning the prizes, or is it just skill? Are redemption arcade games and claw machines for entertainment, or just a waste of quarters?  Continue reading “Arcades: entertainment or unfair?”

Arundel students participate in The Hour of Code for the first time

By Aidan McGaughey

In the first week of December, Arundel students participated in an event called The Hour of Code during their math classes. The Hour of Code is formally known as Computer Science Education Week, and over 180 countries worldwide participated. Continue reading “Arundel students participate in The Hour of Code for the first time”

Three things to know about this week’s Board of Education meeting

By Caitlyn Freeman 

The Board of Education for Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS)  conducted their bi-weekly meeting on Wednesday, December 19th. Here are three important takeaways from Wednesday’s meeting.

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Arundel hosts annual Craft Fair

By Hannah Levy and Adrianna Astudillo

Arundel High school has been hosting their annual Craft Fair for over 30 years. The fair is for local businesses to share and sell their products, most of which are homemade. This year, the fair was held on Saturday, December 8th, and had a high turnout from clubs, vendors, and customers. Continue reading “Arundel hosts annual Craft Fair”

Varsity boys basketball struggles to produce in loss at Severna Park

By Savannah Brooks

The Wildcats were hoping to start a winning streak on Friday, December 14th, but they weren’t able to expand on their first win of the season against Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School the previous day. The final score was 60-40, Severna Park, after the Wildcats were outscored every quarter.

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Dissection Club offers unique educational opportunity

By Kirstin Nichols

Arundel High School has many student organizations, ranging from honor societies, to language clubs, to community service clubs. However, one student-run group stands out from the others: dissection club. Continue reading “Dissection Club offers unique educational opportunity”