Academics

Student group provides support for teen parents at Patterson

November 12, 2017

Nearly one third of teen girls who have dropped out of high school did so because of pregnancy or parenthood; and only 40% of teen moms graduate from high school, according to the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy.

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Bullying is a serious problem in high school

November 10, 2017

As a high school student you are always judged based on sexuality, race, what you wear, and for who you are.

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Depression affects many teenagers

November 7, 2017

In a child’s life, he or she may experience depression. Teenagers tend to experience it the most. Depression happens in high school, home, etc.

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7th annual school fair brings people together

November 7, 2017

The 7th annual Patterson back to school night and community fair had a lot to offer on the 28th of September. Patterson High had a back to school fair where parents, staff and students could come together and mingle, and where alumni could visit and feel a sense of pride to see how their school has grown.

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Students respond to the heat crisis at Patterson

October 22, 2017

Editor’s note: The following three articles were written by students in Ms.Graham’s English 3 class in response to the heat crisis at Patterson and the article about it that appeared in the Baltimore Sun in late September. A related political cartoon by Patterson Press cartoonist Sharena Lawson can be seen on our Facebook page but we are unable to post it here due to technical difficulties we are having with the website.

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Going to Camp (Fiction)

October 1, 2017

By: Sharena Lawson Today is the day my parents will send me to “camp” for kids with special abilities. I heard that when kids go there they’ll either get sick or die after being there. My name is Oliver but my parents call me Ollie. My abilities allow me to see a little bit into […]

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Art project to highlight student diversity at Patterson

September 30, 2017

One of Patterson’s talented art teachers, Ms. Marchewka, is working on a project based on the languages of Patterson High School by using metal. The students will bend words of the many languages at Patterson High.

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SGA offers leadership opportunities for students

September 22, 2017

SGA stands for Student Government Association and is designed as the voice of students for activities and positive change in their school.

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Building STEPS prepares students for college and careers

May 10, 2017

Building STEPS is a program that prepares students in Baltimore for college and careers with a focus on science and technology. I want to say thanks to everyone in Building STEPS and everyone that’s involved with the program. My journey through Building STEPS has been an experience of a lifetime, from climbing trees at Genesee Valley all the way to learning science, technology, and engineering and mathematics skills.

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African dancers celebrate Black History Month at Patterson

May 10, 2017
African dancers celebrate Black History Month at Patterson

Patterson High School hosted a group of Imani dancers on February 24, 2017, to celebrate the history of African Americans as part of Black History Month. It was an exciting event that Patterson High School students enjoyed, as they have testified. “I liked the dance and music. It was fantastic.” a Patterson student, Jonas, said.

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Patterson joins rally at City Council for banning styrofoam

May 10, 2017
Patterson joins rally at City Council for banning styrofoam

Ms. Hope took at least two Patterson students with her to a rally at a meeting of the Baltimore City Council on March 9, 2017. City Councilor Zeke Cohen and the committee urged the citizens of Baltimore City to work with a group called B-more Beyond Plastics (BBP) to ban Styrofoam because Styrofoam has affected the community of Baltimore City over the course of the years. Many of the City Council, committee, and the citizens of Baltimore City rallied in Annapolis to support the efforts to ban Styrofoam in Annapolis. 1st district Councilman Zeke Cohen said, “Talk to your city district representative and they will also take this fight to the Annapolis.” This led to the Baltimore City Council signing a resolution to support the bill in Annapolis.

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Patterson band performs at City Festival

May 10, 2017
Patterson band performs at City Festival

The Patterson band had been working hard all semester to perfect their songs, and they took their talents to City College High School on March 29, where they were in the yearly City Festival with several schools, including Carver and a couple of middle schools. It was not really a competition; it was more like a showcase of skills.

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