Category: Outside Arundel

Members of The Board of Education for AACPS elect new President and Vice President

By Caitlyn Freeman 

During the bi-weekly Board of Education meeting for Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS) on Wednesday, February 6th, former board Vice President, Terry Gilleland was elected President and Josie Urrea was elected Vice President of the Board. Urrea, a senior at Severna Park High School and the current Student Member of the Board (SMOB), is the youngest Vice President to serve on the board.                          

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AACPS hosts a community workshop to address racism within the county

By Caitlyn Freeman 

Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS)  held a community workshop at Chesapeake Bay Middle School on Wednesday, January 30th to address the racially based incidents that have occurred at both Chesapeake Senior High School and Chesapeake Bay Middle School. Continue reading “AACPS hosts a community workshop to address racism within the county”

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, January 23rd. Here are three important takeaways from Wednesday’s meeting.

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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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Odenton Dairy Queen temporarily closed after fire

By Caitlyn Freeman 

On May 18th, the Anne Arundel County Fire Department received a call at 5 a.m. regarding a fire at the Dairy Queen on Annapolis Road, in Odenton, which is one mile from Arundel High. 31 firefighters from Anne Arundel County and Fort Meade’s Fire and Rescue were dispatched to the scene.

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First, Listen: Tesseract’s North American tour comes to Baltimore Soundstage

By James Burcky

This concert has been long anticipated. Continue reading “First, Listen: Tesseract’s North American tour comes to Baltimore Soundstage”

At D.C.’s March for Our Lives, students call for action against gun violence

By Rachel Heller

In February, former U.S. Representative Jack Kingston asked on CNN, “Do we really think 17-year-olds, on their own, are going to plan a nationwide rally?”

One month later, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting survivors led hundreds of thousands in D.C.’s March for Our Lives anti-gun violence rally, inciting over 800 sibling marches across the globe. Continue reading “At D.C.’s March for Our Lives, students call for action against gun violence”

How a Tesla Roadster ended up cruising through a billion-year orbit

By Hannah Clark

On Tuesday, February 6, SpaceX successfully test launched their Falcon Heavy rocket from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, becoming the world’s most powerful rocket in current operation, only surpassed in payload by a 1973 Saturn V moon rocket. Continue reading “How a Tesla Roadster ended up cruising through a billion-year orbit”

A trip to China: the journey of a lifetime

By Aubrey Bacon

My decision to go on the recent school trip to China was abrupt and out of my character. I don’t know what sparked my sudden certainty that I just had to go to China, but whatever it was, I’m glad it happened. Having never left the country prior to this trip, I was slightly nervous about the flight. The longest flight I had ever been on, and the only flight I might add, was a flight from BWI to JAX airport in Florida which took less than two hours. The flight from Dulles to Beijing however was a whopping 14 hours, so it was a drastic difference to what I had been exposed to before. Continue reading “A trip to China: the journey of a lifetime”

United States Air Force celebrates 70th anniversary

By Natalie Adams

On Saturday, September 16 and Sunday, September 17, the United States Air Force celebrated their 70th anniversary (1947-present) by holding an air show at Joint Base Andrews, a military facility in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Continue reading “United States Air Force celebrates 70th anniversary”