September 27, 2009
Language classes The Center for World Languages at Anne Arundel Community College offers comprehensive eight-course sequenced foreign language instruction in nine languages. These no-credit, continuing-education language series are available in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. The center is offering classes at the Arnold campus and the Arundel Mills facility from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. two nights a week. Depending on the language, sessions run for six weeks; more time is allotted for the Arabic, Chinese, Japanese and Russian courses.
September 9, 2009
Joseph Blackwell, Arundel, football In his first game as a Wildcat, Blackwell gained 257 yards and scored four touchdowns as No. 3 Arundel defeated Anne Arundel County foe and No. 6 Old Mill, 34-27. Blackwell, a running back who transferred last winter from Archbishop Spalding, carried the ball 28 times for 174 yards and one touchdown and caught five passes for 83 yards and three touchdowns. The 5-foot-11, 185-pound junior, who hopes to play Division I Football Bowl Subdivision college football, has a 3.8 grade-point average and is considering a pre-med major.
July 26, 2009
Four candidates have applied for the seat on the Anne Arundel County School Board vacated two weeks ago by Tricia Johnson, who was appointed to the County Council, according to the county's School Board Nominating Commission. The candidates are: Michael Leahy of Severna Park, whose term on the board recently expired; Andrew Pruski of Gambrills; Janet R. Pogar of Glen Burnie; and Paul Rudolph of Severna Park. The School Board Nominating Commission is scheduled to hold two public hearings next week, before forwarding nominees to Gov. Martin O'Malley, who will appoint a new board member to the at-large seat.
April 19, 2009
In its first eight regular-season games, the No. 11 South River girls lacrosse team has had only one close one, so the Seahawks relished the chance to play some tough nontraditional rivals at the annual Anne Arundel Community College tournament. On Saturday, making up the game that had been rained out the Saturday before, they nipped No. 12 Fallston, 12-11, as Brooke Griffin scored five goals and dominated the draws while goalie Kim Kolarik made 14 saves. In Monday's tournament game, the Seahawks (9-1)