Category: Severn School News

Homecoming Changes

With homecoming approaching soon, a few lucky freshmen have been already asked. Homecoming has been part of Severns alumni celebration weekend for a long time as a way to celebrate everyone coming back for the weekend. Homecoming dances started in 1914 in colleges to connect people with each other at the beginning of the year…

Bucks vs. Sneakers

Severn Students have been wearing bucks for decades. The iconic dirty buck has been a part of the everyday dress code for both girls and boys. The shoe being gender-neutral has become a part of the popular Severn image. Through the years the dirty buck has evolved, originally was only allowed to be bought from…

Our New Mission Statement

I, like many, remember listening to Mr. Lagarde’s convocation speech for years, excitedly waiting for my turn to stomp my feet before hearing speeches. This year, Mr. Lagarde’s speech had something different about it. The mission statement, which I had heard in speeches and seen in writing and on the wall for years, was slightly…

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…

Reflections on Unity Day 2021

My Experience as a Remote Student on Unity Day By Tait Tavolcacci, ’23 Experiencing Unity Day remotely was a very different experience for me, but not in the way I thought it would be. I was more focused. I’ll start at the beginning. I was pessimistic; wondering how I could be a part of Unity…

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…