Thursday, May 23, 2013
A group of mentoring volunteers with the Functional Academic Learning Support program have collectively been named the school's Students of the Week.
A group of students have been recognized as Patapsco High School and Center of the Arts Students of the Week. In a slight change from the usual individual student format, nine students have been given the honor by Functional Academic Learning Support teacher Beth Gray in recognition of their selfless and generous support of some of their fellow students. Receiving the award are juniors Heather Bailowich, Megan Locklear, Brittany Gensler and Autumn Wile and seniors Corey Devor, Daisy Amey, Brian Folk, Kodie Duncan and Sam Nash. The honored students have volunteered their time with the FALS department over the past school year, according to Gray. "They have mentored FALS students and fostered positive peer relationships with them, …
Monday, May 20, 2013
Amber Triplett's photo-manipulation won the Second Congressional District's annual student art contest.
There are art galleries and then there are art galleries. Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts junior Amber Triplett has just landed a piece of wall space in one of the grandest art galleries in the land—the U.S. Capitol. Triplett's photo-manipulation titled "Self Portrait" was named the first-place winner in U.S. Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger's annual Second Congressional District student art contest. Her work of art bested 35 other entries submitted by high school students from across the district to win the right to hang in the Capitol for the next year. Winning art from all congressional districts across the country will be displayed in the collection. Patapsco senior Safiya Brown won second place for her oil painting titled "A…
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Tim Duncan's multimedia poster won awards in three different levels of a youth art contest.
The accolades and awards continue to roll in for Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts students. Art student Tim Duncan recently won three award for his multimedia poster of the Baltimore skyline, according to school officials. The artwork claimed a first-place award at both the local and Baltimore district levels of the Youth Art and Photography Exhibition, and then took second place at the state level. Duncan was recognized for his achievements at the Youth Art and Photography Exhibition reception, held earlier this month at the BWI Marriott Hotel. Congratulations!
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
The senior was nominated for the honor based upon many accomplishments and volunteer efforts.
Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts senior Sydney Lawson has been named Student of the Week for the week of May. 6. Lawson was nominated for the honor by English teacher and AVID advisor Sean McComb. "Sydney is a dedicated AP Psychology student, serves as an AVID tutor, cares for an elderly family member in need and provides transportation to work for a fellow student in need," McComb said in an email to Patch. "She is an incredibly kind and giving student who is a role model for her peers." Congratulations!
Friday, May 3, 2013
Senior Alison McGuire was named a runner-up in the Maryland-wide contest.
Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts student Alison McGuire has been named a runner-up for a statewide computing award. McGuire received the recognition in the 2013 Maryland NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing, according to a statement from the school. The award, sponsored by Microsoft, Motorola Solutions Foundation and the National Center for Women and Information Technology, recognizes high school girls "for their computing-related achievements and interests as part of an effort to encourage more young women to choose careers in technology," according to the statement. Nineteen award winners and 33 runners-up from Maryland high schools were chosen for their "outstanding aptitude and interest in information technology and …
Thursday, April 25, 2013
The Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts chamber choir sang the American and Canadian national anthems at Oriole Park at Camden Yards Tuesday.
Local students enjoyed a place of honor Tuesday night when they took center stage at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. The chamber choir from Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts sang the American and Canadian national anthems at Oriole Park at Camden Yards before the Orioles took on the Toronto Bluejays in Major League Baseball American League play. The school's color guard also got in on the action by presenting the flags for the performance. Do you have any photos or video of the performance? Add them to this article by clicking on the "Upload photos and videos" button below.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
The school's Chamber Choir will sing the American and Canadian national anthems and the Color Guard will present the flags at tonight's Baltimore Orioles baseball game.
A few vocally gifted Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts students have to be excited about their next gig. Members of the school's Chamber Choir have the honor of appearing at Oriole Park at Camden Yards tonight, where they will sing both the American and Canadian national anthems before the Orioles take on the Toronto Bluejays. The school's color guard will get in on the action by having the honor of presenting the flags for the performance, according to a statement from the school. The Birds are back and so are the Patriots—now you have two great reasons to get a ticket or two to tonight's game!
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 …
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Terri Grimes will be honored May 9 by the Education Support Professionals of Baltimore County.
Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts para-educator Terri Grimes has been named Para-Educator of the Year by the Education Support Professionals of Baltimore County. After being presented with flowers and balloons when the announcement of her selection was made, Grimes will receive her award at the education support organization's 52nd annual recognition and retirement dinner set for May 9, at Martin's East. Congratulations!
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Dundalk student artists are recognized for art and photography with awards and a scholarship.
Several Patapsco High School and Center for the Arts students recently won awards at the Youth Art and Photography Exhibition held March 15 by the Woman's Club of Dundalk. With more than 70 entries, seven students won 11 awards: High School Art: Second Place, Dresden Dosch; Third Place, Dana Jones; Sixth Place, Leslie Arias; Honorable Mention, Tori Craig. High School Photography: First Place, Taylor Sidor; Third Place, Whitney McClain; Fourth Place, Jonathan Yeager; Honorable Mention, Taylor Sidor. Baltimore District awards: High School Art: Third Place, Dresden Dosch. High School Photography: First Place, Taylor Sidor; Third Place, Whitney McClain. In addition, Savannah Brockmeyer recently won a Silver Medal for Photography at the …