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Josh first, disability second: raising a child with Duchenne and autism

By Rachel Heller

When describing her son Josh, Diane Kirk will tell you five things:

  1. He’s a sophomore at Arundel High School.
  2. He loves music.
  3. He has a knack for cooking.
  4. He exudes kindness.
  5. He has Duchenne muscular dystrophy and autism. Continue reading “Josh first, disability second: raising a child with Duchenne and autism”

County task force addresses growing opioid epidemic

By Isaiah Freeman

In 2014 Anne Arundel County’s local government declared a state of emergency against heroin. A short time afterwards, the heroin action task force was created to address the growing epidemic of opioid addiction and heroin Continue reading “County task force addresses growing opioid epidemic”

Arundel plans school-wide high five wave as part of AACPS “Be Nice” Challenge

Friday, March 17th, students and staff from Arundel High School will be participating in a high five wave as part of the AACPS “Be Nice” challenge. Continue reading “Arundel plans school-wide high five wave as part of AACPS “Be Nice” Challenge”

School cancelled Tuesday; two hour delay Wednesday

 

Anne Arundel County Public Schools announced that schools will be closed Tuesday with forecasts calling for a snow storm. The county announced the cancellation with statements via their website, social media, and an automated call. Reactions on social media ranged from relieved to jubilant.

The county’s statement included language making it clear that no decisions have been made regarding Wednesday, but laid out an “if” possibility.  Continue reading “School cancelled Tuesday; two hour delay Wednesday”

Class of 2018 and 2019 plans dance fundraiser “Spring Fling”

By Rachel Heller

On March 17th from 7-10pm, the class of 2018 and 2019 will host a St. Patrick’s Day themed dance, titled “Spring Fling,” in the cafeteria in hopes of raising money towards prom and graduation. Continue reading “Class of 2018 and 2019 plans dance fundraiser “Spring Fling””