Patterson High School (Baltimore)
|Patterson High School|
Patterson High School in October 2007
|100 Kane Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21224
|School type||Public, Comprehensive|
|Motto||"When Patterson Does a Thing, It is Done Right"|
|School district||Baltimore City Public Schools|
|Superintendent||Dr. Gregory Thornton [CEO]|
|Color(s)||Royal Blue (Loyalty),
White (Steadfastness of Purpose)
|Team name||Patterson Clippers|
Patterson High School is a comprehensive high school with approximately 1200 students, grades nine through twelve. The lead principal is Mr. Vance Benton. Patterson no longer operates as academies, but instead as a cohort model. Students are divided into cohorts based on their year of expected graduation.
Each cohort is led a lead principal with a dedicated cohort counselor. The class of 2017's lead principal is Ms. Theodosia Edwards, the class of 2018 is led by Mr. Maxwell Alukwu, the class of 2019 by Mr. Christian Licier, while the class of 2020 is led by Ms. Jane Jonczak. WIth its career-themed academies, Patterson is designated as the Career Center school for Baltimore’s East Side. Each of the four career academies offers multiple pathways in Career and Technology Education (CTE); Patterson students take pathway courses during their tenth, eleventh, and twelfth grade years, in addition to Maryland State Graduation Requirements, University of Maryland Systems requirements, and a wide variety of elective courses. Pathways at Patterson for the 2012-13 school year include:
•Academy of Engineering / Project Lead the Way •Academy of Health Professions (Certified Nursing & Pharmacy Tech) •Advertising & Graphic Design •Business Administration •Child Care •Cosmetic Services •Design Technology (CADD) •Emergency Medical Technician •Finance & Accounting
Patterson has a very diverse student population [see cultural fair article/video] which includes students from a variety of ethnic groups and backgrounds. is the Department Head of the English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Program; which has over 30 countries represented and over 20 languages spoken. The ESOL Program has both Emergent and Newcomers Program and support for ESOL students throughout their integrated classes.(http://www.baltimorecityschools.org/domain/3942)
In 2012 Patterson Junior Jialin Wang put Patterson on the Math Map by taking first place in the Baltimore City Math Bowl.(http://www.ntaonline.org/baltimore.html)
In 1993, Patterson, along with all the other Baltimore City public schools, left the Maryland Scholastic Association (MSA) to join the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association (MPSSAA). The move meant that Baltimore City Public Schools would be able to compete with the rest of the state's public schools in a variety of sports arenas. Since the move, the Clippers have been to the state semi-finals in 1994, 1999, 2004 and to the quarter-finals in 1993, 1995, 1996, 1998 and 2001. In Basketball Patterson has joined other East Baltimore Giants Lake Clifton and Dunbar as they won the State 3A Championship in 2012.(http://www.baltimoresun.com/sports/high-school/bal-boys-basketball-aquille-carr-leads-patterson-to-its-first-state-championship-20120310,0,1942441.story) They used to have who many say is the most exciting player in the country Aquille Carr.
- Peter Angelos – Owner of MLB's Baltimore Orioles, trial lawyer.
- Dick Bielski – former NFL running back for the Philadelphia Eagles, Dallas Cowboys, and Baltimore Colts; one-time Pro Bowler.
- Joann M. Ellinghaus-Jones – judge of the District Court of Maryland for Howard and Carroll counties (1991–present).
- Byron "Barney" Ivins – member of the Sports Legends Museum at Camden Yards and a Member of the Maryland Soccer Hall of Fame.
- Tolya "Tony" Kondratenko – member of Maryland Soccer Hall of Fame.
- Ed Listopad – former NFL guard for the Chicago Cardinals.
- Fred Manfra (1964) – radio play-by-play announcer for the Baltimore Orioles.
- Aris Melissaratos - Dean of the Stevenson University Brown School of Business and Leadership
- Dave Pivec – Owner of Pivec Advertising, former tight end for NFL's LA Rams and Notre Dame, owner of MLL Baltimore Bayhawks.
- Carl Runk – retired football and lacrosse coach at Towson University.
- Perry Sfikas – (D), Maryland State Senate, District 46, Baltimore City & Baltimore County.
- Theodore J. Sophocleus – (D), Member Maryland House of Delegates, Anne Arundel County (1999–present).
- Joe Speca – member of the Maryland Athletic Hall of Fame and Maryland Soccer Hall of Fame; former coach of Baltimore Bays soccer team.
- Joe Mechlinski - CEO of entreQuest> and New York Times Best Selling Author of Grow Regardless.
- Aquille Carr - Played for the D-League affiliate of the *Houston Rockets
- Zachary McCord - Former college baseball player at *University of Maryland Eastern Shore
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