Archive for October, 2012

Nail Tech Students Remember Teens Lost to Violence

October 24, 2012
Nail Tech Students Remember Teens Lost to Violence

The Professional Nail Technicians in the Cosmetic Services program hosted a “Quiet Memory Manicure” event on Thursday night, October 11, 2012 . This special occasion was created by Mrs. Bridgeforth, the instructor of the program, to give the youth of Patterson High School the opportunity to come into the salon and receive silent services. During this time guests were able to quietly remember their teenage friends and family members who lost their lives as a result of senseless violence.

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Patterson AFJROTC attends aviation expo

October 21, 2012
Patterson AFJROTC attends aviation expo

Patterson students from Patterson’s Air Force JROTC program, along with students from Poly Technical High School, went on a field trip to Gaylord Hotel and Convention Center in Washington DC on October 4th. The purpose of this event was to understand the importance of aviation (flight) technologies and to explore careers that help us to become a better country. Our students were escorted by military personnel throughout this activity.

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New salad bar coming to Patterson

October 14, 2012

Patterson is getting a new salad bar for our students, staff and teachers during the week of October 15th-19th . The salad bar will be located in the cafeteria and will be open during lunch period only.

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Election 2012

October 13, 2012
Election 2012

Election Day is on its way. If you are 18 or older, you can register to vote in the 2012 election. Election Day is on November 6,2012 for those who want to vote.

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Principal Benton reveals his plans for the new year

October 9, 2012
Principal Benton reveals his plans for the new year

The Patterson Press sat down with Principal Vance Benton to discuss some of the recent changes that have been made to the school and to keep up to date about more changes that are being planned for the 2012-2013 school year.

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OPINION: School lunch needs serious improvement

October 6, 2012

Everyone has different opinions when it comes to Patterson’s school lunch. Some like it, but many do not. I got the honest opinions of some Patterson students and recent graduates via Facebook. In response to my question, “Does anyone like Patterson’s school lunch?”, senior Allyce Black said,”It’s dehydrated, and not flavorful. They put it in the microwave to make it bigger”. Former Patterson student Shannon K declared,”I hated it,it tasted like cardboard”. Raymond Partee, another former Patterson student, stated, “I won’t lie–some of it was good, and some of it tasted like straight crap”.

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