Too Much Information: Media Manipulation in the Digital Age

“Too much information running through my brain Too much information driving me insane”      –The Police Fake news… media manipulation… social media influencers…. alternative facts….photoshopping…. rigged elections…. it seems today like never before, we are bombarded, at times overwhelmed by potentially dubious information. But, the more information the better, right? Our 21st century digital age, begun…

Farewell to Departing Faculty and Staff!

The end of every school year is always a bittersweet moment because some members of our community are moving on to new opportunities. In addition to our interview with Mr. Lapolla, we wanted to take a moment to recognize these beloved members of the Severn family who are moving on to bigger and better challenges…

While You Were Away… New Turf For Severn?

While you’ve been away on full-remote, looks like someone’s been busy refreshing the turf on both athletic fields. Guess it’s time to replace. This will be great news for athletic teams that play on these fields! To understand first-hand, the Severn Anchor spoke with Senior field hockey star Libby Wild to get her take on…

Long News: The World’s Next Ocean

Historical Geology, especially the dynamism of plate tectonics, has always fascinated me. On vacations to the west coast of Florida, it was always really cool to find 30 million-year old fossils, Giant Sloth skeletons, ancient alligators, but mainly shark teeth, that all roamed a very different looking planet. What is also interesting, of course, is…

Severn’s Choice of Hybrid and Its Alternatives

At the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year, school administrations were forced to grapple with the difficult choice between online or in-person schooling. Both have their pros and cons, but which is the best option? Obviously, in-person schooling during a nationwide pandemic presents a huge risk. Placing a large amount of students and teachers in…