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The class of 2017 receives senior awards

The class of 2017 receives senior awards

Paige Alban, In-Focus Editor
May 23, 2017
Filed under JC News, News, Top Stories

On May 18, graduating seniors and several juniors were presented awards at the Senior Awards Ceremony, which was held in the auditorium. Listed below are the individual award winners. Senatorial Scholarships from Senator J.B. Jennings of the Seventh District - Brooke Hare, Adria Pirozzi, Darius Pirozzi,...

Men’s outdoor track team excels at championship

Men’s outdoor track team excels at championship

Lauren Becker, News Editor
May 10, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Photos by Lauren Becker The men's outdoor track and field team hosted the MIAA and IAAM B Conference Championship on Wednesday, May 3. Although the team did not come in first like last year, the team placed second and achieved many personal bests along the way....

President Richard O’Hara announces resignation

President Richard O’Hara announces resignation

Caroline Cooney, Editor in Chief
May 10, 2017
Filed under JC News, News, Top Stories

On April 25, President and Interim Principal Richard O’Hara announced his decision to resign from his position at the end of the year. This information was sent to the community via an email from Chair of the Board of Trustees Elizabeth Campion. According to O’Hara, being involved with the education...

Memorial game at Ripken Stadium pays tribute to Josh Hamer

Memorial game at Ripken Stadium pays tribute to Josh Hamer

Caroline Cooney and Alyssa Kraus
May 3, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Jen Hamer stands on the field alongside James Hamer, admiring the massive crowd at Ripken Stadium. Josh’s teammates and coaches stand in solitude along the foul line as they watch their beloved teammate’s parents receive a personalized jersey with “Hamer #25” written along the back. Tears begi...

Track and Field shines across multiple events

Track and Field shines across multiple events

April 25, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Pictures by Christina Giovanazi The men's and women's outdoor track and field teams hosted their first home meets of the season on April 4 and 5, respectively. Although team scores were not recorded, many athletes excelled with personal records and top performances in their events....

Raising a racket

Raising a racket

April 13, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories

As the spring season gets underway, these two racket-using teams set their eyes on swinging toward success

Ticket to creativity

Ticket to creativity

Edward Benner, Entertainment Editor
April 12, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

The Patriot receives national recognition

The Patriot receives national recognition

Caroline Cooney, Editor in Chief
April 11, 2017
Filed under News, Top Stories

The Patriot staff and some of its individual members recently received awards and recognition from the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) and the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA). On April 8, the staff received the 2017 Online Pacemaker Award from the NSPA, which is one of the mos...

Shining a light on Autism

Shining a light on Autism

Pia Scotto and Erin McCloskey
April 11, 2017
Filed under Community, Top Stories

Senior Phil Prevosto walks outside with his brother, looking around at the nature and beauty surrounding them. As they walk, they see a flower sprouting out of the ground. Prevosto’s brother turns to him and says, “Oh, look at that flower, look how awesome that is,” while Prevosto responds, "Y...

Uncommon sports shatter expectations

Uncommon sports shatter expectations

Christina Giovanazi and Ianna Pirozzi
April 3, 2017
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Athletes excel in sports that are out of the ordinary, including Taekwondo, shifter kart racing, and scuba diving.

Lacrosse team trains for three-peat

Lacrosse team trains for three-peat

Daniel Robinson, Copy Editor
March 24, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Shutting off his alarm, senior Joe Rayman gets out of bed and checks the time. 4:45. As badly as he wants to go back to sleep, he knows he has to get up, because it is the start of “Patriot Week,” the title given to the week of 6 a.m. lacrosse practices. While most people think these practices ar...

Patriot Perspective: Community unites after unexpected loss of student

Patriot Perspective: Community unites after unexpected loss of student

March 20, 2017
Filed under Perspectives, Staff Ed: The Patriot Perspective, Top Stories

Hundreds of candles glowed on the baseball field, shining light in the midst of darkness. As more tears were shed and more candles were lit, students, faculty, parents, and friends alike wished this was all a horrifying nightmare. As members of the community sobbed in each other’s arms and his mot...

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