Saturday, January 28, 2012
The board of education will vote on the design for the 12 new classrooms at Meade High to be built by a local developer. Also, it will hear about plans by Arundel High students to visit Japan.
The Anne Arundel County Board of Education will vote Wednesday on the designs for a new addition at Meade High School that is being built and paid for by a local developer. The board will review plans by Arundel Gateway Land, LLC, which is investing $4.5 million for 12 new rooms. The new classrooms are needed to allow the developers to move forward with construction of hundreds of new homes in the Meade High School feeder area. Earlier this month, the board approved a contract between the school system and the developers to pay for the addition. Arundel Gateway Land, LLC includes Ribera Development and Greenberg Gibbons, LLC. Together, they have plans to build Arundel Gateway, a major mixed-use project just south of Maryland Roue 198 in …
Thursday, January 19, 2012
Meade High School will get a new addition, and the new Imagine Village Academy school took one step closer to reality.
- Tim Lemke
Thursday, January 19, 2012
The Anne Arundel County Board of Education approved a trio of measures Wednesday night that will pave the way for increased school capacity in west county. The board unanimously approved a contract for a development group to pay $4.5 million for 12 classrooms at Meade High School, to accommodate students from the planned Arundel Gateway project to the south of Maryland Route 198 in Laurel. In addition, the board voted in favor of design plans for the Imagine Global Village Academy Public Contract School, which would take in students from the crowded Maryland City, Jessup and Brock Bridge elementary schools. The Imagine School, which would accommodate students from kindergarten to eighth grade, will be constructed by the Polm Companies, …
Wednesday, January 18, 2012
On Wednesday, the school board will consider a proposal by the developers of Arundel Gateway to spend $4.5 million for classrooms at Meade High to accommodate the new student population.
The Anne Arundel County Board of Education on Wednesday is set to vote on a contract to allow a developer to pay for the construction of 12 new classrooms at Meade High School. The developers of Arundel Gateway have agreed to pay $4.5 million to expand the high school in order to accommodate new students expected from the new development project. Ribera Development and Greenberg Gibbons plan to build a mixed-use project of 1,600 homes with office space and retail just to the south of Maryland Route 198 and east of the Baltimore-Washington Parkway in Laurel. Because Meade High is considered “closed” for new students, the Arundel Gateway project would not receive county approval without new school capacity. Arundel Gateway has not yet …
Monday, January 16, 2012
Several key boards and commissions will be in action this week, and there's also a big rally down in Annapolis to push for transportation funding.
Piney Orchard Community Association Board Meeting When: Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. Where: Piney Orchard Community Center Details: Piney Orchard will hold its monthly meeting, which is open to all residents. It’s a chance to get the latest news from the community, and there will be time set aside to hear resident concerns. County Board of Education Meeting When: Wednesday, 7 p.m. Where: 2644 Riva Rd., Annapolis Details: The school board will vote on a $4.5 million agreement with the developers of Arundel Gateway on an expansion at Meade High School. The developer has agreed to build 12 new classrooms to accommodate the new students that would be added as a result of its new development in Laurel. Fort Meade Restoration Advisory Board Meeting …
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Seven local athletes committed to play college sports at various schools.
Ranging from Hofstra to Howard, local athletes announced their commitments to play college athletics. Imani Bailey from Meade High School recently announced her decision to play basketball at Howard University, and AACS standout lacrosse player Maddy Hulsey said she'll play for Rugters University in New Jersey. Here's a complete list of students from Severn school's committed to play NCAA sports: For a full list of Anne Arundel County athletes heading to college athletic programs, head to The Capital's website.
Senior Imani Bailey signed a letter of intent to play at Howard University.
After dominating Anne Arundel County courts her junior year, Meade High School's Imani Bailey announced she'll play college basketball at Howard University next year. Bailey, a guard, was named to the 2nd Team All-Metro squad by The Baltimore Sun. The senior will look to build off her previous success after averaging more than 20 points a game throughout the 2010-11 season, including a tremendous performance against North County where she netted 32 points. Do you know Imani? Tell her congratulations in the comments!
Friday, November 4, 2011
Otha Thornton, former Severn resident and president-elect of the national PTA, was the keynote speaker at a Nov. 3 meeting of local PTA representatives.
Representatives from various Anne Arundel County Parent-Teacher Associations meet regularly, but the Nov. 3 meeting was unusual as it was attended by Otha Thornton, president-elect of the national PTA. Thornton, a retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. who has worked with the White House Communications Agency and performed service in Iraq, worked extensively on improvements to Meade Senior High School as president of that school's PTSA. His efforts helped boost parent involvement and improved quality of life for students. The primary topic of discussion at the event was boosting parent engagement. Representatives from a variety of county PTAs, including Chesapeake High School, Annapolis High School, South River High School and Old Mill High School …
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
The two local schools were unable to truly challenge the top three schools of the competition including Severn School and Annapolis High.
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
More than 120 students from both private and public schools participated in the Anne Arundel County High School Mathematics Competition held at Anne Arundel Community College (AACC) on Oct. 15. Old Mill and Meade high schools were two of the 14 schools that competed in the annual competition where Chesapeake Science Point Charter School took first place, Severn School captured second place and Annapolis High won third place. Organized by AACC, the competition has five matches and each match is divided into two phases. First, students worked individually to answer six questions during a 30-minute period. Jun Lee from South River High School achieved a perfect score in this first phase, according to a release from AACC. Then, students worked…
Friday, October 21, 2011
Drop nonperishable food or money off at Meade and Old Mill for the Kids Helping Kids-Harvest for the Hungry food drive through Nov. 4.
Friday, October 21, 2011
Although it's impressive that the school system collected 142,992 pounds of food and $97,476 in cash last year for the Harvest for the Hungry–Kids Helping Kids food drive, Anne Arundel County Public Schools Superintendent Kevin Maxwell hopes to collect even more this fall. "We raise the bar of expectations every year, and every year I am inspired by the lengths to which our students, parents, teachers, and staff go to help our county’s less fortunate,” Maxwell said in a release. “Children who worry more about why they didn’t have breakfast or whether they will have dinner can’t very well be expected to apply themselves fully to their academic endeavors." Maxwell challenged schools and the community to increase donations by 5 percent to …
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Old Mill and Meade squared off on the volleyball court Monday evening and Patch was on hand to capture all the action.
Old Mill defeated Meade in three straight games to take the match. Leading the Patriots were Imani Davidson with 5 kills, Kaitlin Digincinto with 5 kills and 1 block, Ashley Klein with 11 assists, Meghan Gianforte with 1 block, Savannah Stose with 3 aces.