Friday, April 19, 2013
The senior was recognized for excellence in and dedication to the school's business department, among other achievements.
Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts has named Anthony Tyree its most recent Student of the Week. The senior was nominated for the honor by business teachers Lisa Norrington and Matt Lathroum, librarian Angie Tirschman and para-educator Terri Grimes for his "outstanding work ethic and active participation in the business department, according to a statement from the school. Tyree has been a "wonderful library aide as he is motivated to do the work and has the initiative to begin work on his own," according to Tirschman and Grimes. The outstanding student is a "well-mannered young man and a pleasure to work with," they said in the statement. Norrington nominated him for excellence in all his business classes, which has resulted in …
Sunday, December 16, 2012
Junior Jacob Rutter shares his knowledge of technology and is active in technical theater.
Junior Jacob Rutter has been named Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts Student of the Week for the week ending Dec. 14. Rutter was nominated for the honor by technology liaison Terri Grimes, social studies teacher Steve Dorfman and technical theater teacher Kevin Carlson. Nominators said Rutter, who is "very tech savvy," is always willing to use his "considerable technology knowledge to work in helping teachers with projector or computer problems, even after school." Rutter helps refurbish old computers and helps to set up technology for faculty meetings. He also operates lights for theater productions. "He is eager to help and consistently looks for ways to make the school technology work better," nominators said in a statement …
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
This week's outstanding student is lauded for having a "great direction in life."
Jacob McCullough was named the Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts Student of the Week for the week ending Nov. 30. McCullough was nominated for the honor by Deborah Blankenship, who said he is "an outstanding academic student who is very responsible in completing assignments." McCullough is respectful to his fellow students and teachers, and has a "great direction in life," according to Blankenship. McCullough has a job with the U.S. Coast Guard and plans to continue working there after he graduates. "Even with the demand of working many hours, Jacob still manages to complete assignments and maintain good grades,” Blankenship said in a statement. "Congratulations, Jacob!"
Friday, November 16, 2012
The Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts student is honored for his work on an anti-bullying effort.
After taking a break during school weeks shortened by Hurricane Sandy and the presidential election, Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts has resumed its Student of the Week program. This week's honor goes to senior Travis Bender, who was nominated by English teacher Natalie Avallone. Bender was cited for his help in running the school's Ally Week, a national youth-led effort empowering students to be allies against anti-LGBT bullying, harassment and name-calling in K-12 schools, according to Avallone. Bender helped produce the public service announcement video for the week, helped design buttons, staffed the table in the morning and during lunch, and did it "all with a smile," according to educators. The enthusiastic student was …
Monday, November 5, 2012
Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts student is lauded for her work on a breast cancer awareness fundraiser.
Rachael McCormick was named the Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts Student of the Week for the week of Oct. 25. She was nominated for the honor by Beth Wagner, Nikki Womer and Jillian Roberta. The three educators and staff members noted her "exemplary initiative in planning and implementing the breast cancer awareness fundraiser," according to a statement from Liberty Grayek, the school's magnet coordinator. "She worked incredibly hard at school and at home to tie-dye all the shirts ensuring a successful campaign," the educators said in the statement. "She is a hard worker but always has a smile on her face and she is willing to help and goes over and above for teachers and her class." Sign up for our newsletter and follow …
Saturday, October 20, 2012
Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts senior Jordan Brown is always willing to help anyone.
Pataspco High School and Center for the Arts senior Jordan Brown is this week's Student of the Week. Three Patapsco educators—Angie Tirschman (library), Trish Dunn (English) and Lisa Norrington (business)—nominated Brown for the honor. Brown is known for always having a smile on his face and for his willingness to help anyone in need. On his scheduled library aide days, he's know to be on the job by 7 a.m., already working on making copies. "He's a joy to be around," according to the nominating teachers.
Thursday, October 11, 2012
Sophomore John Cejnowski becomes the school's first-ever Student of the Week, a program created to recognize positive behaviors.
Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts sophomore John Cejnowski has received an honor that will forever place him in the school's history books. Cejnowski has been named the school's first Student of the Week, an honor created to recognize and promote positive actions and behaviors among students, according to Liberty Grayek, the school's magnet coordinator. The inaugural Student of the Week was nominated for the honor by teacher Janice Singh, who said John is "honorable and protective." "If he sees anyone being mistreated, he steps in to do what needs to be done in the right way," she said in a statement. Students will be nominated on a weekly basis by faculty members for a variety of positive reasons, such as attitude, behavior and…