Archive for January, 2016

Volleyball team takes 2nd place in city-wide championship

January 18, 2016
Volleyball team takes 2nd place in city-wide championship

The Patterson Varsity and JV Volleyball teams, coached by Mr. Murray and Ms. Heggins came in 2nd in the Baltimore City Volleyball Championships this past fall. This season was better for the Lady Clippers than last year. The boys and girls teams (the Lady Clippers and Clippers) both had outstanding records this season: 10:4 and 9:4. Last year, the teams both had a rough season. This year, they worked harder and practiced a lot; giving them their most memorable season in a while. If it wasn’t for the returning Lady Clippers from last year, the team wouldn’t have been so successful.

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Could our smart phones be making us dumber?

January 9, 2016

Kids today have phones, laptops, and other electronic devices that have games and are ways to communicate with others. The reason many kids have low grades and act rudely, and why people may say this generation is messed up, could be these electronic devices. Some of the people kids communicate with online could be a bad influence because these people are sharing inappropriate things, trying to make others think they are cool.

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5th Annual Patterson Community Fair Welcomes Students Back For Another Great Year

January 5, 2016
5th Annual Patterson Community Fair Welcomes Students Back For Another Great Year

By Valerie Flores Patterson High hosted its 5th annual Community Fair on September 24, 2015, in the cafeteria to welcome new students and old students back for another great school year. As always, there were so many people, from jobs like State Farm, to after-school programs that we have here at our school, like the […]

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Patterson Spirit Week Returns

January 5, 2016
Patterson Spirit Week Returns

Crazy outfits, school pride, lots of fun. Spirit Week was on October 5th-9th, a week when students and teachers can show and express their school spirit. Friday was the pep rally, a big celebration with the whole school to kick off sports and finish Spirit Week. All in all, the week was filled with awesome outfits for each day of spirit week like Nerd Day. Kevin Spriggs, an employee at Patterson, had an outfit for every day, really showing the school’s pride off. Spirit Week has a big impact on the school and the students. It boosts teachers’ and students’ morale, letting them express their true school spirit, and how much their school means to them.

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