Anne Arundel students didn't participate in the regularly scheduled Cool School plunge because of exams and then weather conditions caused Friday's festivities to be canceled.
Monday, February 4, 2013
Friday, January 11, 2013
Severna Park High School requires its students to raise more than the minimum to participate in the MSP Polar Bear Plunge.
Severna Park High School (SPHS) students are preparing to take a plunge into the icy cold water of the Chesapeake Bay for the annual Maryland State Police (MSP) Polar Bear Plunge. However, participating SPHS students will be asked to raise more than the required minimum. “Students are required by us to raise a minimum of $100 to participate in the actual plunge,” said SPHS teacher Teri Ann Stahl. “This is greater than the $50 minimum that the organizers have set.” According to Stahl, the school has set a “lofty” goal of 250 plungers. As of Wednesday, they only had 123 registered so far, and have raised nearly $8,000. Traditionally, SPHS students plunge on Frigid Friday, which occurs the Friday before the actual plunge. However, this year’s…
Monday, December 31, 2012
The 17th annual plunge where participants run into the chilly Chesapeake Bay will take place on Jan. 26, 2013, at Sandy Point State Park.
It is almost time for the annual Maryland State Police (MSP) Polar Bear Plunge. Each year, thousands take a quick dip in the Chesapeake Bay to raise funds for Special Olympics Maryland. The Plungefest, which is open to the public, is set for Jan. 26, 2013, at Sandy Point State Park. Frigid Friday, for participating schools, will take place the day before the Plungefest. Severna Park High School has already begun signing up students for the Frigid Friday plunge. You can sign up to join the Falcon team or donate here. To participate in the plunge, you must collect a minimum of $50 in pledges—and if you're younger than 18, you must have a parent or guardian's written consent. It's still early but more than $356,388 has already been raised for…