Thursday, May 23, 2013
The ceremonies begin at 7 p.m. Thursday night at the community college.
Anne Arundel Community College's 51st commencement will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday, with gubernatorial candidate Anthony Brown as the keynote speaker. This year's valedictorian is Michelle DeSanctis, 30, of Bowie, who is graduating with an associate of arts degree in transfer studies. She will attend the University of Maryland in College Park in the fall, where she plans to be a teacher. The presidential scholar is William Patrick Moynihan, 25, of Arnold. The scholar is the student with the highest grade-point-average who earned his degree within a two-year period. Student marshals include: A total of 2,083 students are scheduled to receive degrees and certificates for their academic achievement during this year's graduation. Of these …
The girls team beat Sherwood in a 21-5 blowout on Wednesday night.
Broadneck High School's girls lacrosse team became the new Class 4A/3A state champions on Wednesday night, beating Sherwood High School, 21-5. According to the Severna Park Voice, the score was the highest in state finals history, with a total of 14 different players recording goals in the game, including all eight seniors on the team. YouTube member Gary Adornato posted a video of the team being interviewed after the game. "This season for us has been one that you could have written a storybook about," said assistant coach Katie Kelly, noting that the team started off with a 0-2 record. Broadneck senior Aislinn Probst said the team did well because members were a family. "We play our best when we play as a family, and we certainly played …
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Students were treated to a variety of career options for a college and career-themed week this month.
Belvedere Elementary students got a chance to sample different careers during a college-themed week at the school. Dressed in their university's colors, teachers greeted students this month for a week of lessons and events themed around higher education and careers after school. The event was part of the school's college and career readiness initiative, according to assistant principal Tamara Kelly. "Each class was assigned a university, and they researched the location, mascot, areas of study, and they even made banners for outside their classrooms," Kelly said. Pre-kindergarten through second grade students participated in an assembly where guest speakers including veterinarians, a police officer, a martial arts instructor, and a …
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
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Tuesday, May 21
Students were treated to a glitzy dance at the BWI Marriott this weekend.
Broadneck High students danced the night away this weekend for prom. DJing the event was Broadneck High alum Tommy Gatz, who also posted a huge photo gallery with more than 200 photos of the dance to the Facebook page of his company, Tommy Gatz Entertainment. A video of the dance will be uploaded soon, Gatz said.
The community college's womens lacrosse and softball teams both finished their seasons with national tournaments.
The following article was submitted to Broadneck Patch by Duane Herr, physical education and athletic assistant at Anne Arundel Community College (AACC). Anne Arundel Community College wraps up spring sports as women’s lacrosse and softball complete their seasons with national championship runs. The women’s lacrosse team at AACC competed in the NJCAA National Championship last week in Rochester, NY, entering the tournament as the No. 2 seed. In the semi-finals the Pioneers matched up against Onondaga CC, which held the slight advantage on paper after defeating AACC back in March. This time; however, the Pioneers gained the upper hand, defeating Onondaga 12-10 and advancing to the title game. The championship featured AACC against top …
Students in Anne Arundel County are learning personal finance skills with the help of a computer program.
Kids across Anne Arundel County are being introduced to computer technology earlier in life, and schools in Maryland are trying to teach kids how to afford the smartphones, laptops and flatscreen televisions they want with lessons on personal finances. In 2010, the Maryland State Department of Education started requiring schools to provide financial education, beginning in September 2011. Each jurisdiction in the state was tasked with implementing the un-funded requirements. Junior Achievement of Central Maryland (JACMD) has helped area schools meet the requirement, and now students in Anne Arundel County are learning how to save and spend with the computer program JA Finance Park. "It's very important for children to have the opportunity …
Monday, May 20, 2013
The girls team will head to the state tournament Wednesday.
Broadneck High School's girls lacrosse team won the penultimate game of the season on Saturday night with a 15-5 victory over Catonsville High School. A YouTube video of the girls storming the field after the big win was posted online by Gary Adornato. Adornato also posted video interviews with two Lady Bruins, Aislinn Probst and Ellie McNulty directly after the Saturday game. The BHS team, fresh from winning the Class 3A/4A regional trophy, will head to the state championship against Sherwood High School on Wednesday night at the stadium for University of Maryland at Baltimore County. Wish the Lady Bruins luck!
Sunday, May 19, 2013
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Friday, May 17, 2013
Any Broadneck High students heading to the prom? Keep Patch in mind after you're all dressed and ready to go and share your pictures here.
Patch would like to wish all of the Broadneck High School students heading to prom at the BWI Marriott on Saturday night a safe and fun prom. Keep Patch in mind as you get dressed and share your pictures here before you head out for the night. Simply upload your photos clicking the “Upload Photos and Videos” button above the main image. See Also: