Patch caught up with Marley Middle School student Mark Novak, 13, a rising eighth-grader at the school, last month.
Patch stopped him to ask .
Glen Burnie Patch: What do you like about Marley Middle School?
Glen Burnie Patch: What is your favorite subject at school? What's something you learned recently?
Mark: I'd have to say geometry is my favorite subject and it's because we learned this thing called sine and cosine recently. [It was] easy, very easy.
Glen Burnie Patch: Do you participate in any extracurricular activities?
Mark: I'm in concert band. I play the bass clarinet. I do karate. It's been about four-and-a-half years. I got my black belt in October.
Glen Burnie Patch: What do you want to be when you grow up?
Mark: I'm not really sure. Maybe an artist.
Glen Burnie Patch: What do you like to do in your free time?
Mark: Video games, ride my bike. My favorite video game is Super Smash Bros. Brawl.
CORRECTION: This article was updated to correct the type of instrument Mark plays. He plays the bass clarinet. Patch regrets the error.