The VOTES Project at Severn: Election 2016
by Charlie Olmert '17
This election season has perhaps been the most compelling in modern history. This week, the election season will be descending upon Severn School itself. Through a project called V.O.T.E.S., or Voting Opportunities for Teenagers in Every State, Severn will be holding a mock election among students on Tuesday, November 1st.
Getting to Know...
Check Out These Clubs!
by Sloane Walker '17
One of the leadership opportunities available at Severn School is the privilege for students to create and run clubs. There are over twenty clubs here at Severn, but there are certain clubs in particular that we would like to highlight this week. The clubs presented are some of Severn’s most unique and innovative organizations. The student leaders have worked very hard to create and manage their clubs. Each club has its own special mark that it is making at Severn School. Sit back, put your feet up, and read all about these clubs that are making a difference in our community.
Spirit Week Food Drive and Spotlight on the Severn Service Society
by Clare Ryan '17
The annual spirit week food drive at Severn School is the largest collective community service effort that our school sees for the entire year. This event brings an outpouring of participation from students of all grades in the upper school. The food drive is the real reason why we have spirit week, and it is amazing to see the way that giving brings everyone together. All of the items donated went to SPAN, which is the Severna Park Assistance Network. It is great to know that our donations are going to help people in the community so close to us.
Back to School
How I Found the Meaning of Veterans Day Through Field Hockey: Our Trip to Arlington Cemetery
by Molly DiGregory '17
"It has been important this season for us to take time out and recognize the people that help us in our daily lives and show them recognition and gratitude. This would include parents, peers, and teachers. This trip to Arlington Cemetery was a culmination of that by honoring those that came before us and paid the ultimate sacrifice. I truly think every player was moved and humbled that day.” - Coach Betz Wild
Out for the Darkness and into the Light
by Sloane Walker '17
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), led by CEO Robert Gebbia, is one of the leading organizations in the nation that battle in the fight against suicide. The foundation collects funds for research, sponsors educational programs, advocates for change in public policy, and supports those who have lost someone to suicide...
Getting to Know. . . Ms. Beccarelli
by Camryn Levin '19
Ms. Beccarelli is one of the new teachers at Severn School this year. She teaches French and Spanish, but is originally from Italy. I sat down with Ms. Beccarelli to ask her some questions about her life and teaching.
Getting to Know... Mrs. Coughlin
by Madison Akers '17
As the new faces at Severn familiarize themselves to our tight-knit Severn Community, it is important that we welcome them with open arms. After speaking to Mrs. Kim Coughlin, our newest college counselor in the Upper school, I discovered that she would have absolutely no problem with adjusting.