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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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Journey to Nepaltimore (VIDEO)

May 7, 2017

This video tells the story of Nepali students at Patterson. It was created by Faran Nadeem. This video is a Patterson Press production in conjunction with Wide Angle Youth Media.

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Discipline Problems at Patterson High School (VIDEO)

May 7, 2017

This video explores discipline issues at Patterson. The video was produced by Amadou Bah and Sartre Ndebaneza. This is a Patterson Press production in conjunction with Wide Angle Youth Media.

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The Fields at Patterson (VIDEO)

May 7, 2017

This video investigates the condition of the athletic fields at Patterson. Edited by Christian Pietrowski. Directed by Alvaro Flores. Video Assistant: Lionell Green. A Patterson Press production in conjunction with Wide Angle Youth Media.

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The truth about the school budget for PHS

March 27, 2017
The truth about the school budget for PHS

If you visit Patterson High School you are most likely to experience the change of climate when you are inside of classrooms. Beside the lack of air condition and adequate heating in the building, Patterson still uses computers with Windows 7 and some those computers are out of use. If you enter the computer labs the first thing you see is keyboards detached from their CPU with missing keys. When weather changes, everyone feels it. With all these problems that go unfixed, many students are asking, “Where does the school’s money go?”.

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Patterson’s SGA represents at citywide student government meeting

January 22, 2017
Patterson’s SGA represents at citywide student government meeting

Patterson’s Student Government Association (SGA) attended a City Wide SGA meeting at Vivien T. Thomas Medical Academy on Thursday, November 17th, 2016 at 3:30 PM.

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Psychology with Mr. Baron

January 21, 2017
Psychology with Mr. Baron

Psychology is the scientific study of the human mind and its functions, especially those affecting behavior in a given context. A Psychology class is being taught here at Patterson High School by Mr. Baron in room 216. Throughout the course, students learn the basic fundamentals of Psychology while digging deeper into the brain.

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Does Patterson have what it takes to become a “Top 500″ school?

January 21, 2017
Does Patterson have what it takes to become a “Top 500″ school?

For more than 5 years, Patterson High School has had a goal of being ranked in the top 500 best high schools in the country, as rated by the magazine U.S. News and World Report.

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Students testify at MTA bus pass hearing

January 21, 2017
Students testify at MTA bus pass hearing

Students, teachers, parents and others attended a public hearing on Thursday, January 5th to testify to City Council about the need to extend the MTA student bus pass to 8:00 PM. The hearing took place at Frederick Douglass High School at 4:00 PM.

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Patterson and NAF Students Help Create Prosthetic Hands For Those In Need

January 20, 2017
Patterson and NAF Students Help Create Prosthetic Hands For Those In Need

By Amadou Bah, Students from two Baltimore high schools (Patterson & National Academy Foundation)  had the chance to create prosthetic hands for children around the world. Both Mr. Yates and Ms. Ball selected six students to go on the field trip on Oct. 3, 2016. Students from Patterson High School and National Academy Foundation (NAF), […]

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Journalism Students Attend Conference At University of Maryland College Park

December 20, 2016
Journalism Students Attend Conference At University of Maryland College Park

High schoolers who plan to pursue a career in journalism, and students who love to shoot photographs, attended a special event called J-Day (Journalism Day). During this annual event held at University of Maryland College Park, many high school students took advantage of the opportunity to learn important skills that make their photojournalism work valuable.

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Freedom of the Press Matters (OPINION)

November 6, 2016

Freedom of the press is very important because it gives everybody a right to voice their opinions and express how people really feel. There have been more and more victims to police brutality every day. People’s families have been broken because of the deaths of family members at the hands of police abusing their authority. There are so many people who are hurt and angry. They all have stories to tell, and freedom of the press helps them tell their stories.

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