Thursday, May 31, 2012
High school students from Glen Burnie schools were among those recognized.
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Students and teachers from Glen Burnie were among those recently honored for their accomplishments. The following information was submitted to Patch by Lauren Grey, an intern in the Magnet Office of Advanced Studies and Programs for Anne Arundel County Public Schools. Twenty-eight graduating seniors from across the county were recognized for their achievement in the subjects of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math at the STEM Awards Ceremony on May 23. Each public high school in Anne Arundel County (AACPS) nominated two students to be celebrated for their exceptional interest and passion in classes and activities related to STEM through their high school careers. This event also allowed each first-place winner to thank one educator …
Thursday, March 15, 2012
James D. Pope, senior pastor at North Arundel Church, wrote a letter to the editor that appeared in The Baltimore Sun on Thursday.
North Arundel Church senior pastor James D. Pope wrote a letter to The Baltimore Sun stressing his opposition to the practices of Westboro Baptist Church, who protested at Glen Burnie High School earlier this week. See photos from the protest. In the letter, Pope wrote that he did not agree with Westboro's abuse of the First Amendment to spread vitriol and confusing message about Jesus. "They are not a church by any biblical definition, nor do they reflect the spirit and message of Jesus," he wrote. Three Westboro members protested at Glen Burnie on Tuesday, drawing hundreds of counterprotesters who rallied around the school. Motorcyclists and other counterprotestsers used the North Arundel Church parking lot as a staging area before the …
Friday, March 2, 2012
Did you go to the Glen Burnie game versus North Point Thursday night? Take pictures? I want to see them!
It was a tough loss at Glen Burnie Thursday night as the Gophers lost to North Point 100-61. See a full game recap in The Capital. Were you there? Did you take any pictures? Share them with Patch. Simply add your pictures by clicking the "Upload Photos and Videos" button above the main image.
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Both Glen Burnie and North County high schools won their regional quarterfinal games Tuesday night, advancing to the next round.
In a rematch of the game that put Mike Rudd's Gophers out of the title run last year, Glen Burnie High will face defending state champions North Point on Thursday night at home after beating Severna Park 71-43 on Tuesday. After 11 days without a game, the Gophers were a bit rusty for the first seven minutes of the game, according to The Capital, but shook it off soon after that. According to the MPSSAA website, North County also won their game Tuesday night against Old Mill, beating them 79-70. Old Mill beat the Knights twice this season and North County seized the opportunity to beat them in the regional quarterfinals, according to The Capital. North County will face Arundel on Thursday, who beat the Knights 80-71 in January. Last year, …
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
After receiving a second seed and a first-round bye, Glen Burnie will begin its playoff run against Severna Park on Tuesday. North County will take on Old Mill after winning their opening game against Great Mills.
Mike Rudd's Gophers haven't played a game since they faced Meade High on Feb. 17, beating the Mustangs 58-42. After 11 days without a game, they'll face off against Severna Park High at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Glen Burnie after second-seeded the team received a first-round bye in the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA) Class 4A basketball tournament. Severna Park faced Meade in the first round on Saturday, beating them 65-42. The North County Knights won their first-round game against Great Mills, 70-54, and will face Old Mill at 7 p.m. Tuesday. In girls basketball, North County lost Friday to Old Mill, 71-59. The Lady Gophers won their first-round game against Chesapeake 43-35, but lost against Broadneck on Monday …
Volunteers are being sought to work with Glen Burnie area high schools' signature programs.
Signature programs at local high schools are looking for volunteers to help with a variety of initiatives. Volunteers can help by conducting mock job interviews, help train students in resume writing and serve as a guest speaker. For more information on how you can help, contact the high schools' Signature Program Facilitators: Mock interviews will take place at Glen Burnie on March 27 and 28; at North County on April 23 through 26; and at Old Mill from May 8 to 10 and on May 17 and 18. Mock interviews at Northeast have not yet been scheduled.
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Brian Henderson, who coached at River Hill, will replace Nick Good-Malloy as Glen Burnie High's new football coach. Good-Malloy resigned in December.
Glen Burnie High School's athletic director announced the hiring of Brian Henderson as their new football coach. "Mr. Henderson is a graduate of Penn State University, a former teacher and assistant coach at Meade High School, and current teacher and assistant coach at River Hill High School," Glen Burnie athletic director Bruce Sider said in a press release. Henderson will replace Nick Good-Malloy, who left Glen Burnie after his second year with the school to take a position at Annapolis High, his alma mater. Henderson was a linebackers, special teams and wide receivers coach at River Hill, according to The Capital.
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Sierra Rubin, 17, is vice president of the National Honor Society at Glen Burnie High School.
Patch caught up with Glen Burnie High School student Sierra Rubin, 17, a senior at the school, in December. The Glen Burnie resident and vice president of Glen Burnie High's National Honor Society (NHS) chapter spoke about the many community service projects the group has been involved with this year and what life is like at the school. Patch stopped her to ask Five Questions. Glen Burnie Patch: What types of community service projects are you working on with the National Honor Society? Sierra Rubin: We're doing a lot this year to help the community. [In December] we went to the Salvation Army to help with their Christmas party. We did a walk for diabetes. ... We're doing a lot more this year than last year. Glen Burnie Patch: What are …
Monday, January 30, 2012
Volunteers are needed March 30-31 to help set up, clean up and for other duties throughout the day-long event at Glen Burnie High School.
In its annual event, Homeless Resource Day will be held Saturday, March 31, at Glen Burnie High School—and they need volunteers. Homeless Resource Day is a "one-stop shop" event, held at Glen Burnie High School as a way to help those who are homeless access services that generally are hard for them to receive. Volunteers are needed on Friday and Saturday, March 30 and 31, to help with the setup and breakdown of the event, as well as during the event. Here are the details, according to a press release from the Volunteer Center for Anne Arundel County: Homeless Resource Day will provide access to benefits, medical care, substance abuse resources, mental health counseling and a variety of social services. Donations of goods, services and …
Friday, January 27, 2012
Charles Day has taught for 40 years at Glen Burnie High School.
Patch caught up with Glen Burnie High School French teacher Charles Day in December. Patch stopped him to ask Five Questions. Glen Burnie Patch: How long have you been in education? Charles Day: 40 years. I've always taught at Glen Burnie High School. Glen Burnie Patch: How did you decide to go into education? Day: I decided many years ago. I was taught by many fine teachers at Marley Junior High. After my experience there, I knew I wanted to be a teacher. Glen Burnie Patch: How did you decide to teach at the high school level? Day: I just felt more comfortable with older kids. Plus foreign language is very rarely offered at the elementary level, unfortunately. Glen Burnie Patch: Where did you go to high school? College? What degree do you…