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The bees’ last buzz

The bees’ last buzz

November 23, 2016

Letter to the Editor: Edward Miller defends Powder Puff game

December 14, 2012

Filed under Letter to the editor, Perspectives

This letter is a response to "The Patriot In-Depth: Powder Puff provokes class pride"  by Meredith Haggerty.  To read the original article, click here. In the October edition of The Patriot, In-Depth Editor Meredith Haggerty quoted Mr. Paaby, a longtime spectator of Powder Puff games. Having coa...

Bell system test causes classroom disruption

Martha Schick, Reporter

October 27, 2010

Filed under News

Buzzing and beeping filled the air as a bell system test disrupted classes in the last 10 minutes of mod nine Wednesday. "The students were extremely rowdy," history teacher Jake Hollin said, referring to the period of time...

[Updated] Tropical storm batters Harford County, causes school closings

Jenny Hottle and Taylor Schafer

September 30, 2010

Filed under News, Top Stories

The administration dismissed students from class Thursday at 11:03 a.m., following the Harford County Public Schools’ decision to close “due to deteriorating conditions caused by Tropical Storm Nicole,” according to H...

Surveys allow students to voice opinions on teachers

Kate Froehlich, Executive Editor

November 9, 2009

Filed under News

For the first time since the early 1990s, students are able to rate their teachers in areas such as organization, difficulty of class, and ways to improve the classroom environment. The purpose of the survey is to be “formative”...

Students explore Hamatsa tradition

Taylor Schafer, Features Editor

October 28, 2009

Filed under Community, Student Life

Dancing around nearly naked in front of your English class may seem like a desperate attempt for extra credit, but in Dick Paaby’s sophomore honors English classes, it means more than just a dance. The Hamatsa dance tradition...

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