Month: September 2019

Annapolis Climate Strike

On Friday, September 20, 2019, the second national climate strike took place around the country. While Washington, D.C., a mere 40 miles away, is normally the center of social protests and strikes, Annapolis moved up in the ranks and hosted a climate strike of its own, with around 100 people in attendance.   They walked…

Spirit Week Arrives at Severn: Here’s the Schedule!

Spirit Week, a week long fun festival-like atmosphere leading up to HOMECOMING, kicked off today, Monday, September 30 with fun events scheduled each day leading up to Homecoming Saturday, October 5. Please click here for the Google Slideshow. Homecoming Dance tickets: The Homecoming Dance will be in the New Gym on Saturday, October 5, from 8-11 pm. Students can…

Tunisia Airs its First Presidential Debate in Country’s History

Josh Henrietta On September 7, many people in and around Tunisia tuned into the country’s first televised presidential debate. This was a landmark event for a Middle Eastern country, as very recently, Tunisia, and many surrounding countries underwent the “Arab Spring”. This was a series of uprisings and revolutions in countries spanning the Middle East…

Severn School to Engage LiveSafe App into Community

LiveSafe is a personal safety mobile app that Severn School is providing to all Middle and Upper school students, all faculty, all staff and all parents to download for free. The app provides a quick, convenient, and discreet way to communicate directly with school administration enhancing your overall safety and allowing Severn to better protect…

The World’s Oceans Are in Danger, Major Climate Change Report Warns (New York Times)

By Brad Plumer Sept. 25, 2019, NEW YORK TIMES Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter. WASHINGTON — Earth’s oceans are under severe strain from climate change, a major new United Nations report warns, which threatens everything from the ability to harvest seafood to the well-being of hundreds of millions…