Sunday, December 9, 2012
This week Patch reported on a veteran looking for a job and suggested some holiday gifts from local stores.
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. Local Soldier Battles Life After the Army Severna Park High School graduate Brett Miller said the Army helped put him on the right rack after he failed out of college. After his service was up he went back to school and got a degree. What he didn't realize was how the five years spent in the Army hurt his chances of getting a job. 2. Shipley’s Choice Students Sell Snowmen at Clements A special education class at Shipley’s, taught by Kim Chesek, has created decorative snowmen and are selling them for $10 at Clement Hardware to help raise money for their annual field day at Marley Elementary. 3. Chatting with Mutt…
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
A class of special education students at Shipley’s Choice are selling handmade snowmen at Clement Hardware to raise money.
Looking to add a snowman to your holiday decorations? Consider purchasing one made by a Shipley’s Choice student at Clement Hardware. A special education class at Shipley’s, taught by Kim Chesek, has created decorative snowmen and are selling them for $10 at Clement Hardware to help raise money for their annual field day at Marley Elementary. “Each year the students participate in the Marley Invitational, which is like a field day for special education,” Chesek said. “But the cost for a bus to transport the kids was around $400, which was too much. So I needed a fundraiser to off-set the cost.” Since there are only 12 kids in the class, Chesek couldn’t ask each child to contribute, so she decided to organize a fundraiser using the kids …
Monday, May 21, 2012
The Millersville elementary school earned certification as a "model" green school after being recertified a third time.
Eleven schools earned official Maryland Green School certification for their conservation efforts this year from the Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education (MAEOE). There are now 52 education facilities in the county with the designation. Four other schools also earned recertification, according to a press release from Anne Arundel County Public Schools. To earn Green School status, a school must go through a two-year process of establishing a program for environmental awareness. Efforts often include recycling, conservation programs and other activities designed to encourage "green" thinking. Shipley's Choice Elementary School earned certification as a "model" green school after being recertified a third time. …
Monday, November 14, 2011
Youngster takes on the job with ease at this Millersville school.
Monday, November 14, 2011
Submitted to Patch by Shipley's parent Lynn Harmeyer, photos by Deidre King. Shipley's Choice Elementary School's (SCES) annual Principal for the Day event on Tuesday found fifth-grader Zybo Marchetti wearing a tie and looking very in charge. Zybo placed a silent auction bid for the coveted status at the SCES Fall Festival. The Principal for the Day works beside SCES principal Rocco Ferretti the entire school day to see what the roles and responsibilities are as being the principal at SCES. "Having a student be the Principal for the Day is always great fun for me. It lets the students really see what the role of the principal is beyond being the greeter of the car riders and a man sitting in the office," he said. "As we walked through …