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Pep Rally scores spirit for basketball

Pep Rally scores spirit for basketball

December 4, 2014
Filed under Video

The Patriot films the Basketball Pep Rally on Nov. 13. This event was held to get students excited for the basketball season.

Bel Air High senior fights for fair dress code

Bel Air High senior fights for fair dress code

Lauren Glase, Media Chief
November 26, 2014
Filed under Op-Ed, Perspectives, Video

Bel Air High School senior Gracie Brett found the dress code at BAHS to condone rape culture and the sexualization of its female students. So she fought against the system. Brett fought against dress code regulations including the rule against “shirts that expose or reveal skin or undergarments...

The Patriot previews the Senior Variety Show

The Patriot previews the Senior Variety Show

November 25, 2014
Filed under Video

The Patriot films a quick preview to advertise the Senior Variety Show. The shows will be performed on November 25 and 26 in the auditorium at 7 p.m.

Heads shorn as part of fundraiser for Director of Enrollment

Heads shorn as part of fundraiser for Director of Enrollment

Kathy Deaver, Online Chief
November 25, 2014
Filed under JC News, News, Video

In honor of raising $21,500 for the “I’m 4 Eddie” campaign for Director of Enrollment Edward Maynard, social studies teacher Anthony Del Puppo and four male students’ heads were shaved after the Thanksgiving Prayer Service today, Nov. 25. “It feels very cool, [as in] temperature cool,” ...

This year’s Spirit Week creates new excitement

This year’s Spirit Week creates new excitement

Nicole Arrison, Video Editor
November 24, 2014
Filed under Op-Ed, Perspectives, Video

The Patriot films Spirit Week day by day. Spirit Week was from Oct. 20 to 24. “5...4...3...2...1...SENIORS!” All of us, the Class of 2015, counted down and proudly yelled the name of our class as we ran from the student parking lot to the entrance of the school on Class Color Day, all deck...

Students look forward to High School Musical

Students look forward to High School Musical

November 7, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, In the Community, Video

Students look forward to seeing the fall production of "High School Musical." Remaining shows are Nov. 7 at 7:00 p.m. and Nov. 9 at 2:00 and 7:00 p.m.

The Patriot discovers talent in new teachers

The Patriot discovers talent in new teachers

October 9, 2014
Filed under Community, Profiles, Video

The Patriot learns more than just the class lessons from the new teachers and finds out interesting facts and talents about the teachers themselves.

JCTV News visits FOX45

JCTV News visits FOX45

June 3, 2014
Filed under Community, Video

The FOX45 Baltimore news team was kind enough to let the John Carroll news team tour their facilities, from the newsroom to the control room to the studio. Anchor Jeff Barnd was a fantastic host, introducing us to reporters, editors, producers, techies, and even anchor Jennifer Gilbert and Chief Meteorologist...

Cyber Day policy implemented to prevent longer school year

Cyber Day policy implemented to prevent longer school year

Hope Kelly, Editor in Chief
March 7, 2014
Filed under JC News, News, Top Stories, Video

Snow, snow go away. Come again another day. Even if the administration took to singing this song, it would hardly help stop the winter weather Harford County has been receiving. As a result of the weather, the administration made the decision to create a new policy and institute Cyber Days to keep stud...

The Patriot In-Depth: Evaluating the homework load

The Patriot In-Depth: Evaluating the homework load

Madison Meyer, In-Depth Editor
November 20, 2013
Filed under Community, In Focus, In-Depth, Video

Bleary-eyed but persistent, senior Lindsey McCumber powers through her essay for Honors English, even though it’s 1 a.m. and she’s just finished studying for an AP Biology test. McCumber tries to plan for five hours of homework every night, but after a long day in class, at club meetings, and then...

The Patriot In-Depth: Looking into the talents and stories of new teachers

The Patriot In-Depth: Looking into the talents and stories of new teachers

Nicole Arrison and Sydney Setree
September 26, 2013
Filed under In Focus, In-Depth, In-Depth, Top Stories, Video

The Patriot learns more than just the class lessons from the new teachers and dives deeper to find out about the teachers themselves. Alison Amato, class of ’00 English teacher Alison Amato knew that teaching English was the right path for her when she received the Creative Writing Award at her...

Students, faculty react to death penalty being repealed in Maryland

April 10, 2013
Filed under Perspectives, Video

On March 15, the Maryland legislature voted to repeal the death penalty.  The Patriot asked students and teachers how they felt about the repeal.

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