Arundel High Newspaper Wins Award


December 11, 1991|By Vicki Wellford

The Arundel High School newspaper, The Spectrum, was chosen to receive the Marylander Award by the Maryland Scholastic Press Association.

The award was presented during a one-day conference at the University of Maryland. Eighteen of the paper's 24 staff members were in attendance. Editor Mike Johnson and Managing Editor Stephanie Phillips led their own workshops.

The community and students of Arundel should be very proud of this outstanding newspaper. This award is just one of many The Spectrum has won.

FOR THE RECORD - An item in yesterday's Neighbors/Odenton-Fort Meade-Gambrills section listed incorrect dates for the Meade High School Drama Department's production of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream." Performances are scheduled for 7 tonight and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in the school auditorium.

Along with the dedicated studentswho spend many hours publishing this monthly newspaper, a lot of credit goes to the newspaper sponsor, Wanda Trimnal.

An English teacher at Arundel since the '70s and newspaper sponsor for seven years, Wanda Trimnal has taught many students about English.

The results are being showcased through this award-winning newspaper.


The Meade High School Drama Department will be producing Shakespeare's "Midsummer Night's Dream" at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in the school auditorium.

This production is being directed by Hunter Nesbitt, who teaches at Marley Elementary School. With a cast of over 20, the leads are being played by James Honaker (Puck), ChrisPolitte (Oberon), Susan Sommers (Titanie) and Ryan Minzy (Bottom).

Tickets are $5 per person and will be available at the door. For more information, call the school at 674-7710.


The Winter MusicProgram for Waugh Chapel Elementary will be presented tomorrow at the school. The chorus will be presenting its musical rendition of the holiday program "Santa's Double Trouble" at 9:15 a.m. for students and at 7 p.m. for the community. The band and strings program will be performed at 1:30 p.m. for students, then again during the 7 p.m. program.

* Boxed and canned foods are being accepted at the school until Dec. 19. Once the food is collected, the school will forward all donations to the local food bank, to help families in need of emergency assistance during these difficult times.

For more information oneither event, call the school at 674-7633.


The next meeting of the Western District Police Community Reelations Council, scheduled for 7:30 tonight, has been canceled due to a conflict in scheduling. The following persons were elected at the November meeting and willbe installed by the chief of police in January to serve as council officers in 1992: president, Joseph Levesque; vice president: Dave Daughters; recording secretary: Liz Greene; treasurer: Larry Strong.


Linda Epstein, professor of nursing at Anne Arundel Community College, will speak on "Women and Heart Disease" at 11 a.m. Dec. 19 at the O'Malley Senior Center, 1275 Odenton Road.

For further information, call 222-6227 or 261-9515.

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