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The Spirit of Almsgiving What BYOD: Brilliant or a Bust? Faculty Trivia! Spalding
 

The Spirit of Almsgiving

Archbishop Spalding’s students have an ability to help others, even during Spirit Week. Although Spirit Week was filled with the fun of crazy costumes, class color competitions, powder puff and of course homecoming, Spalding students came together and unified in the best way we know how, “One in Christ”. Throughout the week, each of the […]

What’s New in the College Counseling Office?

The School Counseling Department has recently undergone a significant change: the addition of a College Counseling office. After years of every counselor having to deal with college applications, personal and academic problems, and scheduling issues, the department has finally taken a step towards specialization. The new College Counseling office has two members: Mr. Calderone, the […]

BYOD: Brilliant or a Bust?

After a few months of acclimating to Spalding’s new technological upgrades, faculty and students express mixed feelings about the school’s attempt at modernization. While some feel confident that BYOD (bring your own device) is sure to revolutionize education, others are concerned that the latest policies serve only to hinder the learning process.   Certainly there […]

Faculty Trivia!

Spalding is a great place to learn, but it is an even better community of people. Sometimes, however, we forget to include the faculty in this wonderfully unique community. The faculty is full of interesting people with a wide range of talents, hobbies, and experiences that makes them an integral part of the Spalding community. […]

Spalding’s Facelift

Grab your hardhats, Spalding; in a little over six years, the wrecking balls and dynamite will be headed this way: metaphorically, of course! As substantial as the current renovation plans are, they unfortunately do not require any explosives. That being said, the remodeling plans do seem like they will have a massive impact on Spalding, […]

The Club Corner

24 November 2014

This Edition: Art & Language The Creative Writing Club & The Literary Magazine Moderator: Michele Stumpf-Library Arts & Language Clubs   The Creative Writing Club Moderator: Mrs. Stumpf- Library The Creative Writing Club is for prompt and peer review of any form of writing. The prompts vary widely, from cut-pasting words from a newspaper, to […]

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10 Misconceptions You Learned in School

24 November 2014

Here are some common misconceptions you might have learned in school: 1. Napoleon was super short- Napoleon was actually 5’6, a little taller than the average man of the time. His nickname “le petit caporal” (the little corporal) was probably as a term of endearment. 2. Strawberries are berries- Strawberries are an aggregate fruit, which […]

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Embracing the Call

24 November 2014

This past summer, I had the opportunity to attend the High School Leadership Institute of the Archdiocese of Baltimore. Otherwise known as High-LI, the annual 8 day program happens in July each summer. It is open to students entering grades 10 to 12 in the upcoming school year but do not be fooled, this is […]

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Texting and Driving – The Silent Killer

17 August 2014

One issue facing many teens on the road today is the urge to answer texts and phone calls while on the road, a temptation that can have deadly consequences. Car accidents are one of the leading causes of death in young adults, higher than murder and medical causes. Many of these car accidents are a […]

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Comic Strip: Romeo and Juliet

17 August 2014

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Comic Strip: Catcher in the Rye

17 August 2014

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Ten Tips for Writing a Great College Essay

17 August 2014

Many students can fell confused and overwhelmed when trying to write essays for their college applications. Here’s a list of the top ten tips for writing these essays, recommended by several college admission books and admission directors:   Give yourself plenty of time to write your essays, you want to have an opportunity to edit […]

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Comic Strip: Frankenstein

12 October 2013

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The Spalding Spirit

The Spalding Spirit is a newspaper published for Spalding students, by Spalding students, that covers everything from Cavalier sports to National news. The newspaper is run and contributed to by the students in Spalding’s Newspaper Club, along with students from Mrs. Mullin’s Journalism class. This is the first year of Spalding Spirit’s online format, and we’re hoping to make it a successful, growing chapter in the paper’s history.