Archive for March, 2013

Black History Month exhibit showcases African art and much more

March 27, 2013
(Photo: Brennan Meeks, Patterson Press)

In honor of Black History Month, Patterson hosted an African/African American history exhibit in Room 162. Staff member Mr. Ricardo Jordan organized the exhibit.

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Remembering Women’s History

March 27, 2013

Women have made many important strides in history. Madam C.J. Walker invented the first perm. Rosa Parks wouldn’t give up her seat. These are just a couple women who helped to pave the way for women today. Women have made their mark in history–women like these ones, strong and brave. These women looked in the eye of adversity and said, “I’m going to make a change”. Every day, these women faced hostility and violence, sometimes even murder. Women were always treated as inferior, because they were seen as weak in the eyes of a man. Men back then thought women were “property’ and that they “owned” them.

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Patterson celebrates Black History Month with special performance

March 6, 2013
Drama Club members perform the poetry of James Weldon Johnson (Photo: Tamika Addison, Patterson Press)

By  Tamika Addison Members of  the Patterson Drama Club and Patterson Dance Team performed for our Black History Month assembly on  March 4th  in the auditorium. The Patterson Drama Club did a staged reading of  poems by Patterson students. These poems were written in Ms. Bell’s African American Literature class and were modeled after James Weldon Johnson’s ” Lift […]

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Patterson Press visits the Newseum

March 5, 2013
Students use a teleprompter to broadcast the news (Photo: Brennan Meeks, Patterson Press)

The Patterson Press, the official student news publication of Patterson High School, organized a field trip to the Newseum in Washington D.C. on January 31, 2013. We went on this trip to learn more about news reporting and to witness some of the great stories and events that have happened in history and made the world what it is today.

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Girls Basketball Team beats Edmonson, 44-40

March 3, 2013
Both teams scramble to gain control of the ball. (Photo: Tamika Addison, Patterson Press)

The Patterson girls basketball team defeated Poly’s Red Storm 44-40 on Friday, February 15 , 2013 at home. They ended their season on a high note as they prepare to enter playoffs.

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Boys basketball team defeats Digital Harbor, 65-53

March 3, 2013

Three players scored in double figures as Patterson won its third game in a row with a 65-53 victory at Digital Harbor.

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Government students present posters about the Egyptian Revolution

March 1, 2013
Students present their poster about the Egyptian Revolution (Photo: Brennan Meeks, Patterson Press)

Ms. McDermott’s Government class held a presentation about the Egyptian Revolution on February 11, 2013 in the Skills USA room. Several other teachers, staff members and students were in attendance to witness the presentation. The class had been studying the revolution in Egypt for several weeks leading up to the presentation.

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