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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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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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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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Investigating Patterson’s rodent problem

April 12, 2017
Investigating Patterson’s rodent problem

Patterson is known for the roaches and mice that can be found all throughout the school. A lot of classrooms have mice living in the walls and sometimes during the day they make an appearance. So why does Patterson have this rodent and insect problem if the janitors clean every day–both after the students leave and during the day?

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Mindful Moment Interview and Update

January 22, 2017
Mindful Moment Interview and Update

I interviewed four staff members that work for the Holistic Life Institute’s Mindful Moment program at Patterson High School and this is what they said.

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CNA students promote breast cancer awareness

January 21, 2017
CNA students promote breast cancer awareness

Students from Patterson High School’s Certified Nursing Assistants CTE pathway promoted breast cancer awareness in October by holding a fundraiser and educating their fellow students.

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Parent Life Club Provides Support For Teen Parents

December 6, 2016

Are you a new parent or expecting to become a new parent? If you’re having problems or need help or support with your child, there’s a group called Parent Life that can help. Parent Life is a group that helps and gives you advice with your child. They help you set goals, they talk about self-awareness, etc. If you might need help with anything like providing for your child, they’re there. One call and they’re on their way.

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“Out of the Darkness” walk raises awareness about suicide prevention

November 29, 2016
“Out of the Darkness” walk raises awareness about suicide prevention

A student and a teacher from Patterson participated in a suicide prevention walk called Out of the Darkness on November 5th in and around Patterson Park. Between 500-600 people attended the walk, including Ms. Marchewka, the art teacher, and a student from Patterson.

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Gardening Club promises benefits for school and community

October 16, 2016
Gardening Club promises benefits for school and community

Ms. Steigner and Ms. Scott are working together with students at Patterson High School to develop a ongoing gardening club. It is their hope that this gardening club will impact students’ lives in a variety of ways.

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Patterson continues tradition with 6th annual community fair

October 16, 2016
Patterson continues tradition with 6th annual community fair

Patterson High School had its 6th annual Back to School Night and Community Fair on the evening of September 22, 2016. Students, teachers and family members met together in the cafeteria to share a night of fun.

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