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The Patriot wins CSPA Crown

The Patriot wins CSPA Crown

Adriana Guidi, Perspectives Editor
November 10, 2016
Filed under Awards, JC News, News

The school newspaper, The Patriot, has won multiple awards from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association, The International Quill and Scroll, and Baltimore Student Media. The CSPA recently announced that The Patriot received a Crown Award for their work on the print and online editions during ...

In case you missed it: Week of Oct. 31

In case you missed it: Week of Oct. 31

Lauren Becker, News Editor
November 9, 2016
Filed under JC News, News

All Saints' Day mass On Tuesday, students attended a mass commemorating All Saints' Day. All Saints' Day is a Catholic Holy Day of Obligation, and is celebrated annually on Nov. 1. The day is dedicated to all those who have died and gone to Heaven, not just the saints recognized by the Catholic Chur...

Candidates by the issues

Candidates by the issues

Grace Mottley, Assignment Chief
November 7, 2016
Filed under News, News Outside JC

In case you missed it: Week of Oct. 24

In case you missed it: Week of Oct. 24

Lauren Becker, News Editor
November 1, 2016
Filed under JC News, News

STEM Night On Wednesday, Oct. 26, a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Night was held for elementary and middle schoolers. STEM Night is held every year to generate middle school students' interest in the STEM program. There were different stations from colleges and teachers running experime...

Pinnacle wins award for their 2016 edition

Pinnacle wins award for their 2016 edition

Elizabeth Harmison, In-Focus Editor
October 26, 2016
Filed under JC News, News

Earlier this month, The Pinnacle won first place for Best Literary Magazine from the American Scholastic Press Association. The award was given for the 2016 edition, “Serenity,” which took several months of planning and laying out. “When I found out the news, I was extremely proud and couldn’t...

In case you missed it: Week of Oct. 17

In case you missed it: Week of Oct. 17

Lauren Becker, News Editor
October 25, 2016
Filed under JC News, News

Freshman dinner On Tuesday, Oct. 18, freshmen and their families attended the Freshman Dinner in the Upper Gym. This annual event occurs in the fall and allows freshmen and their families to get to know one another. PSAT testing The PSAT was held on Wednesday, Oct. 19 for freshmen, sophomores, and ...

Hurricane Matthew hits home with community

Hurricane Matthew hits home with community

Caroline Cooney and Grant Sharretts
October 21, 2016
Filed under News, News Outside JC

[View the story "Hurricane Matthew devastates Caribbean and south eastern US coast, leaving damage costs up to $10 billion " on Storify]...

In case you missed it: Week of Oct. 10

In case you missed it: Week of Oct. 10

Lauren Becker, News Editor
October 18, 2016
Filed under News

French exchange students arrive On Monday, Oct. 10, students from the French exchange program arrived at Dulles International Airport in Washington D.C. They shadowed their host students’ school day on Tuesday and Thursday and went on sight-seeing trips Wednesday and Friday. They will be in the U...

French exchange students arrive

French exchange students arrive

Lauren Becker, News Editor
October 17, 2016
Filed under JC News, News

After an eight-hour flight from Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris, France to Washington D.C., 16 French students and two teachers arrived at JC on Monday, Oct. 10 around 11 p.m. French exchange students from the Lycée Ribot school located in Saint-Omer, France will be in the U.S. for two weeks....

In case you missed it: Week of Oct. 4

In case you missed it: Week of Oct. 4

Lauren Becker, News Editor
October 14, 2016
Filed under News

Speech and Debate Due to the absence of coaches, the Speech and Debate meet at JC on Thursday, Oct. 6 was cancelled. Spirit Week Spirit Week kicked off with Couch Potato Day on Monday, Oct. 3. Nationality Day, Costume Day, Class Color Day, and Black and Gold Day followed consecutively. Spirit We...

STEM Program expands with new rooms

STEM Program expands with new rooms

Ianna Pirozzi, In-Focus Editor
October 10, 2016
Filed under JC News, News

Over the summer, the STEM Program revamped their classrooms, leading to the creation of new spaces for STEM meetings and for electives like Computer-Aided Design (CAD) and Architecture. These are the first rooms to be remodeled in the academic wing that follow the vision of the Lighting the Way Capital...

Staff members win NSPA Design of the Year Finalist award

Staff members win NSPA Design of the Year Finalist award

Paige Alban, In-Focus Editor
October 5, 2016
Filed under Awards, News, Top Stories

Two former members of The Patriot staff, Mitchell Hopkins and Claire Grunewald, class of ’16, were recently named finalists for the National Scholastic Press Association’s (NSPA) 2016 Newspaper Page One Design of the Year award. This is the first time any member of The Patriot has ever won this ...

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