Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Severna Park High School resource officer Alex Swartz graduated from the school in 1989.
Severna Park High School's resource officer Alex Swartz shared a then and now photo featuring Swartz now and in his freshman year of high school. Swartz attended Severna Park High himself and graduated from the school in 1989. The flashback photo elicited several fun remarks from those who remember Swartz from his high school years. The resource officer was recently featured on Severna Park Patch. To read more about Swartz click here.
Sunday, January 20, 2013
This week Patch reported on the closing of a local business and coping with student stress.
Here's a look at some of the top stories from Severna Park Patch this week. To read more of any story, just click on the link. 1. Officer Swartz: A Valued SPHS Resource Severna Park High School Resource Officer Alex Swartz is well known in the community for the comfort he provides to parents and the companionship he offers students. See what else Swartz is passionate about and why he calls SPHS "a breath of fresh air." 2. Online Magazine Gives SPMS Students Real Word Experience Students at Severna Park Middle School are getting a taste of what it’s like to work in the world of journalism thanks to an online magazine called My-Say. Students who participate in the publication come up with their own story ideas, conduct interviews with …
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Severna Park High School’s resource officer provides comfort to parents and companionship to students.
There are few people in the Severna Park High School community who don’t know the name Officer Swartz. The school's resource officer is hard to miss with his tall and dominant presence. But it’s Alex Swartz’s smile and beaming friendliness that puts parents at ease and offers students support and companionship. Swartz, a Severna Park High graduate, is currently in his second year as the school’s resource officer and says his job combines, “a little bit of everything.” “Of course we are here for police work,” Swartz said. “Anything that entails breaking or enforcing the law. You also come into counseling, mentoring and securing the school.” During school days, Swartz can rarely be found in his office. He gets to school at 6:30 a.m. to take …