Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Kailey Anderson, 13, plays Gracie Shinn in Crofton Middle School's presentation of "The Music Man."
"The Music Man" will debut at Crofton Middle School on March 8 and in preparation for the show Patch caught up with several members of the cast. Eighth-grader Kailey Anderson, spoke with Patch about the show and why you should make sure you have tickets. Crofton Patch: What is your character or role in the production? Kailey Anderson: I am Gracie Shinn, the mayor's youngest daughter. Crofton Patch: What is your favorite part of the show or why should people come see it? Kailey: My favorite song is "Wells Fargo Wagon." It's one of the songs we have been working on for the longest and I actually have a speaking part in the scene before Wells Fargo. I really encourage that people of all ages come see the play. They should because even if they…
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Bronte Cook, 13, plays Marian the Librarian in Crofton Middle School's presentation of "The Music Man."
"The Music Man" will debut at Crofton Middle School on March 8 and in preparation for the show Patch caught up with several members of the cast. Eighth-grader Bronte Cook spoke with Patch about the show and why you should make sure you have tickets. Crofton Patch: What is your character or role in the production? Bronte Cook: I play Marian the Librarian. Crofton Patch: What is your favorite part of the show or why should people come see it? Bronte: I think it's interesting to see my friends become their characters, it's crazy. We all get so into it. I can honestly say the show is going to be amazing. It's amazing knowing that just two months ago, we were just starting rehearsals and now we have a full production. Crofton Patch: What is …
Monday, February 25, 2013
"The Music Man" opens March 8.
Tickets for Crofton Middle School's performance of The Music Man are now available. The tickets went on sale Monday morning. The show is scheduled to debut on March 8. The Music Man features around 110 Crofton Middle students and tells the story of a slick salesman, Harold Hill, played by Timmy Kandra. The show will open at Crofton Middle and run March 8-10 and then March 15-17. Those interested in purchasing tickets can do so by emailing CMStickets@gmail.com. Tickets are $7 a person. Check back for more coverage of "The Music Man" including interviews with the cast. See Also:
Saturday, February 23, 2013
Read all about the contestants in the annual county spelling bee, including students from Crofton Middle School, Arundel Middle School and School of the Incarnation.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
The show will debut on March 8 at Crofton Middle School.
Students at Crofton Middle School are busy rehearsing numbers, perfecting dance moves and figuring out costume changes all in preparation for the opening night of The Music Man. The school musical, which features around 110 students, will debut March 8. The cast, crew and parent volunteers have all been anxiously preparing for opening night for months. The show's producer, Kimberly Kandra, said auditions for The Music Man were held in October and the cast has been rehearsing every weekend since students came back from Christmas break. "I can't wait for opening night so everyone can see all the work," Kandra said. "The entire show is done by volunteers so parents are putting all the time and effort into it too. And it's really neat to see …
Sunday, February 10, 2013
Tickets go on sale Feb. 25 for the production next month.
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
The fair featured martial arts demonstrations and a Dance Dance Revolution competition.
The West County Chamber of Commerce hosted a back-to-school fair the last week in August featuring taekwondo demonstrations from Vuong’s Martial Arts, a Dance Dance Revolution contest and a visit from the Bowie Baysox mascot, Louie. Local principals in attendance also participated in a Dance Dance Revolution contest, and Vuong’s donated $50 to the school of each participant. Vuong’s donated $250 to the winning school, Crofton Middle, after Principal Nuria Williams outdanced all her competitors. See more:
Thursday, June 28, 2012
Nuria Williams, former assistant vice principal of Annapolis Middle, began her job as Crofton Middle principal June 27.
With 12 years of education experience under her belt, Crofton Middle School’s new principal Nuria Williams hopes to bring her strength as an instructional leader to her new position. A self-described "people person," Williams is also looking forward to working with the parent and educator community in Crofton, and building positive working relationships so they can all do what is best for the kids. “I am a student-focused person,” said Williams. “I believe in being teacher supportive and working collaboratively with all stakeholders.” Because of her own love of learning and instruction, Williams also hopes to provide the teachers of Crofton Middle with professional development opportunities and give them the right tools to reach all of …
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
Crofton Elementary and Crofton Middle will both welcome new principals for the 2012-2013 school year.
Crofton Elementary and Crofton Middle, along with 15 other county schools, will see new leadership this fall, according to a press release issued by Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS). Ginger Robertson comes to Crofton Elementary after serving as assistant principal at Pershing Hill Elementary in Fort Meade. Former Annapolis Middle School Assistant Principal Nuria Williams will join Crofton Middle as the new principal. Nantucket Elementary will bid farewell to Amanda Edmonds, as she will take the top spot as principal at Waugh Chapel Elementary. “I believe these changes make us better as an overall system as we continue along our Journey To Greatness,” AACPS Superintendent Kevin Maxwell said in the press release. “I am excited …
Sunday, June 3, 2012
Through the Kids Helping Kids program, Crofton Middle School donated more than $5,000 and South River High raised the most amount of food donations.
Students from throughout Maryland who participated in the Maryland Food Bank's "Kids Helping Kids" program were honored on May 30 at the Halethorpe-based nonprofit. Now in is 22nd year, Kids Helping Kids is a partnership between Maryland Food Bank, Maryland State Department of Education, Harvest for the Hungry as well as local soup kitchens, pantries and shelters, according to the organization. Crofton Middle School was ranked as one of the top five schools in the state for raising monetary donations—more than $5,000. South River High School raised the most amount of food donations for the third year in a row. Schools in Anne Arundel County have a 100 percent participation rate in the program. This year, 515 schools participated in the …