Category: Humans of Arundel

Rising country star, Jackson Dean, discusses recent success

Photo By Scott Lehr

By Natalie Adams

The Arundel Wildcats played their last home football game of the season against the Chesapeake Cougars on Friday, October 19th, but this game was unique for more reasons than being the last home game. Instead of playing a recording of the National Anthem over the loudspeakers, Arundel’s own Jackson Dean sang America’s theme song and it went viral.

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Dr. DePriest: college professor turned high school English teacher

Photos by Evangeline Fox

By Olivia Falck

Dr. DePriest has been a teacher at Arundel High School for two years now, but when students realize she is a former college professor, they often become confused. Questions arise such as, “why on earth would you come back to teaching high schoolers?” and “but weren’t you making more money before?” The answer for DePriest has developed over many years, and pertains to not only just her career, but her lifestyle as well.

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Humans of Arundel: Ms. Brumbach

By Josh Kirk 

“Sing out!” says Ms. Andrea Brumbach, as she often tells her choir students to be confident in their singing abilities. Ms. Brumbach is one of three music teachers at Arundel High School. She directs choir (concert and Honors chamber) at Arundel and teaches instrumental lessons for piano and guitar.

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Jenny Madden: Cheerleader, Coach, and Teacher

By Caitlyn Freeman

In 1954, the Baltimore Colts became the first team in the NFL to form a cheerleading squad. The Colts cheerleaders were loved by fans and are considered the pioneers for cheerleading in the NFL. Despite the adoring fans, the franchise moved to Indianapolis in 1984, leaving Maryland without a home team to support. 12 years later in 1996, Art Modell founded the Baltimore Ravens, filling the void in the hearts of many Marylanders.

While the Ravens were playing their inaugural season at Memorial Stadium, former Ravens cheerleader and current Arundel High School Physical Education Department Chair Jenny Madden was a sophomore at Arundel.

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Humans of Arundel: Ms. Rolfsness

By Rachel Heller and Esra Mahgoub

“I started drawing tattoos about 10 years ago, and I’m just really good at drawing so I had a couple friends ask me if I could draw a tattoo for them, and I was like, ‘Sure, I’ll try.’ Continue reading “Humans of Arundel: Ms. Rolfsness”

Humans of Arundel: Mrs. Brooks

By Rachel Heller and Esra Mahgoub

“[My farm] was in  Northern Baltimore County. We had three acres; we had goats, steers, horses, and chickens. Continue reading “Humans of Arundel: Mrs. Brooks”

Humans of Arundel: Coach Doy

By Rachel Heller and Esra Mahgoub

“For me, it’s important to be optimistic and high-spirited, A: because I understand the world you live in isn’t always going to present that, so I always want to stand out in that way, and B: the characteristic of that, you don’t need to be smart or intelligent to have that characteristic. Continue reading “Humans of Arundel: Coach Doy”

Humans of Arundel: Mrs. Lange

By Rachel Heller and Esra Mahgoub

“I’ve traveled to England, all of Great Britain, France, Switzerland, Italy, Germany, Israel, China, Canada, St. Lucia…that’s it I think. Continue reading “Humans of Arundel: Mrs. Lange”

Humans of Arundel: Ms. Heeney

By Rachel Heller and Esra Mahgoub

“I did the march, the Women’s March, the day after the inauguration, as part of a statement that the policies of the Trump administration were not representing the interests that I felt were most important for the country. Continue reading “Humans of Arundel: Ms. Heeney”