Wednesday, November 28, 2012
There will be music concerts on four straight nights in December.
It's going to be music time very soon at Arbutus Middle School. The school plans on hosting concerts from its students on four consecutive nights in mid-December. The first winter concert is on Monday, Dec. 10, with students from grade 6 singing from 7-8:30 p.m. Seventh graders are scheduled to sing the following night at the same time. On Dec. 12, the eighth-grade students get to sing. Everything concludes on that Thursday with an honors concert. For more information on these concerts, check with the school.
Saturday, October 20, 2012
Juvenile reportedly touched classmate inappropriately in school, according to police report.
A male student attending Arbutus Middle School was charged with a sex offense after touching a female student inappropriately in school on Oct. 16, according to a police report. The incident happened at 1:55 p.m., the report said. Police have not released the name of the victim or the suspect involved in the incident. Details of the incident are sparse. According to the police report, the student was charged with a fourth-degree sex offense. A call to Arbutus Middle School for comment was not returned.
Sunday, May 13, 2012
Boys and girls teams march from Hollywood Theatre to middle school athletic field to launch baseball and softball season.
Monday, May 7, 2012
The after-school engineering group at Arbutus Middle School designed the enormous bird's nest for the American Visionary Arts Museum annual event.
Seventh and eighth-grade students in Michael Guarraia's after-school engineering program at Arbutus Middle School participated in the May 5 Kinetic Sculpture Race sponsored by the American Visionary Arts Museum. Working since last September, with creativity and ingenuity (and guidance from engineering students at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County), the students designed an enormous mobile bird's nest to represent the school's eagle pride. Using only human power, the parade of outlandish art took a 15-mile, eight-hour course around the Inner Harbor and downtown Baltimore that included sand and mud challenges. Participants in the Kinetic Sculpture Race included Melissa Koerner of Catonsville and Phillip Smith of Arbutus, with an …
Friday, May 4, 2012
Stranger in gold car asked Arbutus Middle School student for a push to the gas station April 26.
Middle school administrators in Arbutus and Catonsville sent a letter on the evening of May 3 informing parents about an April 26 incident that has spread rumors over Facebook and in the community. According to Arbutus Middle School principal Michelle P. Feeney, at around 7:20 a.m., an eighth grader waiting at a bus stop at Edmondson Avenue and Greenlow Road was approached by a man driving a gold car who asked for help getting to the gas station down the street. "He asked him to help push the car," Feeney said. "The man didn't threaten [the student]. He didn't ask him to get in the car. He just asked him to help push the car to the gas station." When the student arrived at school, he notified the school resource officer (SRO)--a Baltimore …
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Quirk: "It's a matter of finding the money."
Thursday, February 2, 2012
Final home games are against Golden Ring Middle School and General John Stricker Middle School.
The 8th grade basketball teams at Arbutus Middle School are playing their last two games of the season, both of them at home, according to coach Ben Fusco. The teams play against Golden Ring Middle School this afternoon, with girls playing at 4 p.m. and boys playing at 5 p.m. Adult admission is $3 and student admission is $2, with proceeds being donated to cancer charities.
Friday, September 16, 2011
Arbutus residents plan an act of tidy disobedience.
A situation was recently brought to the attention of Arbutus Patch by Nikki Marlatt-Young, president of the Arbutus Improvement Association. It seems that a foot path on the 1200-block of Sulphur Spring Road had become an issue of contention between residents and one homeowner who lives on an adjacent property. The path runs aboiut 50-60 feet along a a branch of Herbert Run. For generations, according to many sources, the 50-foot path has been used to reach the Arbutus Middle School athletic field. Mike McAuliffe, president of Halethorpe Improvement Association, says that years ago the county used to pave the path with crushed gravel and maintain the area. Today is a different story. For a couple of years, Gino Restivo, who lives next door…