Chesapeake High School (Anne Arundel County)

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Chesapeake Senior High School
Established 1976
Type Public Secondary
Principal Frank Drazan
Students 1,510[1]
Grades 9–12
Location Pasadena, Maryland, United States
Coordinates 39°6′38″N 76°27′43″W / 39.11056°N 76.46194°W / 39.11056; -76.46194Coordinates: 39°6′38″N 76°27′43″W / 39.11056°N 76.46194°W / 39.11056; -76.46194
District Anne Arundel County Public Schools
Campus Suburban
Colors School - Blue and Gold -- Athletic - Columbia Blue, Navy Blue, and White
Mascot Cougar
Rival Northeast Senior High School (Pasadena, Maryland)
Newspaper Paw Prints

Chesapeake Senior High School, Anne Arundel County (CHS) is one of two high schools in Maryland by that name. The other is the Chesapeake High School of Baltimore County, Although, the school in Baltimore County is strictly Chesapeake High and does not include Senior in its name as does Chesapeake Senior High in Anne Arundel County. It is one of two public high schools in Pasadena. The other being Northeast Senior High School (Pasadena, Maryland), Chesapeake's rival school. Chesapeake opened in 1976 due to overcrowding at Northeast. It serves students in grades 9-12. The school serves the local feeder system, encompassing Chesapeake Bay Middle school and the respective six elementary schools that feed into it. The school is two floors and includes a football field, several soccer and other athletic fields, and a variety of gymnasiums, and including a smaller dance studio.

Sports Program[edit]

There are a variety of sports teams at Chesapeake, with both varsity and junior varsity teams, all part of the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association. They include:

  • Baseball
  • Men's Basketball
  • Women's Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country
  • Dance
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Indoor Track and Field
  • Men's Lacrosse
  • Women's Lacrosse
  • Marching Band
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Men's Soccer
  • Women's Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Notable alumni[edit]

Military Casualties[edit]

  • Cpl. Jason David Mileo, India Company of the 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Twenty-Nine Palms, Calif. Killed in Iraq April 14, 2003.
  • Army Pfc. Eric M. Kavanagh, assigned to 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany, KIA in Baghdad, Iraq, September 20, 2006.

Programs to Note[edit]

  • The school hosts a distinguished Advanced Placement (AP) program which encompasses a variety of subjects including Statistics, Music Theory, and Calculus.
  • The English Department has 3 production based classes that provide services to the school, Yearbook, Literary Magazine, and Newspaper.
  • CHS operates in cooperation with the Center Of Applied Technology- North to provide career training.
  • Chesapeake is the home of the ED Regional program, the special education center for northern Anne Arundel County including Intensity-V, Inclusion-V, and the Hannah More Program.

Chesapeake High School In The News[edit]

  • In October 2007, Chesapeake High School was listed as one of four high schools in Anne Arundel County that had outbreaks of staph infections. 28 cases of the infection have also been reported at Severna Park High School, Glen Burnie High School, and Old Mill High School.[6]
  • In February 2008, Chesapeake parents began an organization (CEEDSS) to protest a special education program, known as CRP or the Chesapeake Regional Program, that has been in the school since 1990, but according to parents has been disruptive to education and concealed by administration.[7]
  • In March 2011, Chesapeake was the center of a social media fueled war between several students that caused a massive police presence at the threat of fights or possible violence.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.aacps.org/html/schol/2013actual.pdf
  2. ^ "Nic Kipke". Maryland State Archives. Retrieved 27 September 2013. 
  3. ^ Maryland Gazette "Chesapeake grad becomes city police commissioner". 
  4. ^ "Victoria L. Schade". Maryland State Archives. Retrieved 27 September 2013. 
  5. ^ "Lauren Gibson". CBS Interactive Tennessee Softball. Retrieved 27 September 2013. 
  6. ^ WBAL News
  7. ^ The Capital

External links[edit]

  • School website [1]
  • GreatSchools page for Chesapeake [2]
  • Anne Arundel County info [3]
  • Chesapeake page on Anne Arundel County site [4]