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…

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…

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…

Curriculum Food for thought at Severn? Italy First Country to Require Study of Climate Change in Schools

Severn School has a great curriculum, and I believe the school attempts to revisit, study, and even modernize it on a fairly consistent basis. Is it time to take some curriculum advice from Italy? The Editorial Staff at the Severn Current identified “climate change” as one of our very top “long news” categories…. so this,…