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Theatre Review: 'Newsies' at Great Mills High School for St. Mary's Summerstock  MD Theatre Guide

“Newsies” Takes Over Great Mills High School. Fantastic Crew and Cast Stages Unforgettable Performance! Summerstock Program Does It Again!

St. Mary's community calendar | Calendar

Friday, July 19. The final River Concert Series of the season at St. Mary's College of Maryland will be held on Friday, July 19. Grounds open at 5 p.m. and the ...

'Seize the Day' at Summerstock's production of Newsies  Bay Net

The St. Mary's County Recreation and Parks is in the midst of preparing for their annual Summerstock theater production, this year features Disney's Newsies.

1 year after deadly shooting, Great Mills High focuses on recovery  WTOP

Wednesday marks one year since a deadly school shooting at Great Mills High School in St. Mary's County, and school leaders are taking numerous steps to ...

Great Mills High School dismisses early following lockdown  Baltimore Sun

Great Mills High School in Southern Maryland, where a school shooting occurred in March, dismissed students early Wednesday after the school was placed on ...

Great Mills NJROTC excels at leadership academy | Features

Four cadets from Great Mills High School graduated from the intense seven-day Navy Junior ROTC Leadership Academy at Camp Pendleton State Military ...

After-school activities cancelled after threat made to Great Mills High School  WJLA

After-school activities were cancelled at Great Mills High School Tuesday after the front office received a call from someone threatening violence on the campus.

New cycling program will help seniors get outdoors

Christina Allen knows firsthand the benefits of cycling, and hopes to extend those through a new program to seniors and others who may be unable to bike ...

Seven St. Mary's high school graduates prepare for the Marines

With the help of Marines at the U.S. Marine Corps Recruiting Office in California, seven recent high school graduates are now preparing for boot camp.

Suspect linked to shooting, school lock down apprehended  Bay Net

Elijah Miguel Miles. Update 12/5 - 2:30 p.m.. Elijah Miguel Miles has been apprehended and put in police custody outside of St. Mary's County, officials say.

George John Guethlein, 56 | Southern Maryland News Net  Southern Maryland News Net

George John Guethlein, 56, of Saint Leonard, MD, passed away Saturday, June 22, 2019 at his home after a courageous two-year fight with Appendiceal ...

Community remembers Jaelynn Willey, killed in Great Mills HS shooting

On March 20, 2018, a gunman walked into Great Mills High School and shot her in the head. She died two days later.

Guidance counselor at Great Mills High School nominated for national award

A Great Mills High School counselor noticed she made an impact after being nominated for a national award.

Great Mills High School garden holds butterfly sanctuary

Community plants milkweeds in Great Mills High School garden to save the monarch butterflies.

Mother of 16-year-old girl killed in Great Mills shooting reflects, one year later  WJLA

It's been nearly a year, yet for a family in St. Mary's County, the pain is still *fresh*. 16-year-old Jaelynn Willey died last March, when a gunman sought her out in ...

Mom shares fond memories of 16-year-old daughter killed in Great Mills HS shooting nearly 1 year ago

ST. MARY'S COUNTY, Md. — Nearly one year after 16-year-old Jaelynn Willey died at a shooting at Great Mills High School in St. Mary's County, Md., her ...

St. Mary's Co. Gov. News Briefs  Southern Maryland Online

County Government news and bulletins of interest to the community.

Football player Desmond Barnes inspires others after surviving Great Mills HS shooting  WJLA

March 20, 2018 is a day that will never be forgotten in St. Mary's County after a school shooting at Great Mills High School. A single bullet killed 16-year-old ...

Great Mills High School students return to class for the first time since deadly shooting  Baltimore Sun

It's been two weeks since a student there shot a classmate in the head before shooting himself. Both died, and another student was injured.

Great Mills High School Places 2nd in National Space Challenge in Colorado Springs  The Southern Maryland Chronicle

June 11, 2019 June 11, 2019 David Higgins Great Mills MD, somd news, somd schools, somd technology, southern maryland news, southern maryland schools, ...

County notified of potential lawsuit from Great Mills shooting

The St. Mary's County commissioners have been issued a tort notice by a legal team representing Melissa Willey, county attorney David Weiskopf confirmed ...

Great Mills High School inclusive theater classes | Local News

Students with developmental differences can now join in on the fun of theater at Great Mills High School.

'If he wanted to, he could've killed me': Great Mills High School students recount shooting, lockdown  Baltimore Sun

Two students were injured and a third, the gunman, was killed at Great Mills High School in Southern Maryland just before the first bell of the day on Tuesday.

Maryland high school shooting: ‘I was just shot in my school,’ Great Mills student says on 911 call  Baltimore Sun

A teenage boy shot at Great Mills High School last week called 911 himself, according to emergency recordings released by St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office.

Department of Recreation and Parks Present 2019 Summerstock: “Newsies”  The Southern Maryland Chronicle

News Release, St. Mary's County Public Information Office. The Commissioners of St. Mary's County and the Department of Recreation and Parks are pleased to ...

Funeral held for student killed in Great Mills High School shooting  WBAL Baltimore

Family, friends and classmates said goodbye Friday to a 16-year-old girl killed in a school shooting in southern Maryland last week. Willey was shot at her high ...

Days after a shooting at their school, Great Mills students join anti-gun rally in D.C.  The Washington Post

This is part of their healing,” said a former football coach at the Southern Maryland high school, where two students died and another was injured.

Summer youth volunteer program ratchets up | Spotlight

An initiative to connect teens with job experience at local nonprofits is moving into its second summer, and has expanded to include more organizations with ...

Great Mills boys lacrosse rolls past St. Charles in 3A South Region playoffs

Great Mills and St. Charles met for the second time in less than a week in boys lacrosse on Wednesday night. But this latest contest had more meaning with it.

Great Mills senior Herbert is off to Bowie State for football

Lately, Great Mills High School senior Troy Herbert can be seen on the basketball court with a number 32 jersey hitting jumpshots.

Great Mills High School students host gun safety rally in Annapolis

Great Mills High School rising senior Jaxon O' Mara said to a cheering crowd at Saturday's rally that “pressure is progress" and “we can and will be heard.

Jaelynn Willey Remembered Year After Great Mills Shooting  NBC4 Washington

One year ago, 16-year-old Jaelynn Willey lost her life when she was gunned down at school. The Great Mills High School community came together to honor her ...

Maryland School shooting today at Great Mills High School in St. Mary's County - live updates  CBS News

GREAT MILLS, Md. -- A teenager with a handgun opened fire inside his Maryland high school Tuesday before he was fatally wounded during a confrontation ...

Hogan tells Great Mills students he would reject an NRA endorsement  The Washington Post

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Thursday told a group of students from Great Mills High School, where a 16-year- old girl was killed earlier this year, that he ...

GMHS engineering club hosts jeopardy tournament | Spotlight

The Great Mills High School engineering club hosted its ninth annual Jeopardy tournament Friday evening as a fundraiser for the club.

Learning life lessons | Spotlight

This year's valedictorians in St. Mary's County worked hard throughout the last dozen-plus school years. That's how they came out at the top of the Class of 2019.

Maryland high school shooting: 16-year-old victim still in critical condition Thursday  Baltimore Sun

The 16-year-old victim of Tuesday's shooting at Great Mills High School — identified by family as Jaelynn Willey — remained in critical condition two days later, ...

'The Training Kicked In': Officer Who Halted Great Mills High School Shooting Receives Valor Award  NBC4 Washington

The school resource officer who brought a quick end to a deadly shooting at a Maryland high school received a valor award Thursday and recalled his response ...

Maryland school shooting victim Jaelynn Willey dies after being taken off life support

GREAT MILLS, Md. — The teenage girl who was shot by an ex-boyfriend inside their Maryland high school died late Thursday after she was removed from life ...

Great Mills HS students took part in walkout against gun violence a week before shooting  WJLA

GREAT MILLS, Md. (WJLA) — The shooter has died and two others were injured after a shooting at Great Mills High School Tuesday morning. The BayNet ...

Great Mills HS shooting victim's mom asks people to wear teal in her memory on 1 year memorial

Wednesday will mark one year since the fatal shooting at Great Mills High School in St. Mary's County. One year ago, on March 20, a gunman shot and killed ...

Great Mills graduate Yon wins national discus title

Great Mills High School graduate Cameron Yon recently won a national championship in the discus while at Penn State Harrisburg.

Lessons learned: St. Mary's officials discuss response to Great Mills shooting at school safety conference  Baltimore Sun

James Scott Smith says he remembers every moment of March 20, the longest and worst day of his life. The St. Mary's County Schools superintendent ...

Federal Grant for Great Mills High School Announced | Southern Maryland News Net  Southern Maryland News Net

Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-05) and Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) announced that St. Mary's County Public Schools will ...

Great Mills students reflect on school shooting | Spotlight  So Md News

The first school shooting Saar Shah, 15, heard of was the one that happened at Sandy Hook Elementary.

23 St. Mary's high school graduates speak two languages

Maryland's seal of biliteracy program graduates 23 seniors from all three high schools in the county this year. Each student in the program is proficient in two ...

Great Mills boys basketball shoots for state title run

Walking out onto the court for his third year as head boys basketball coach at Great Mills, Jeff Burrell commands respect from his players.

Sabedra releases "Great Mills Hornets: S.M.A.C. Athletics History"

Walking around the gymnasium to see if all of the banners were accounted for was just one of Derek Sabedra's tasks at Great Mills High School as an assistant ...

Hypothesis: These students excel in science — a list of St. Mary's science fair winners

The following is a list of prizes and award winners from the annual St. Mary's County Science and Engineering Fair, held Jan. 26 at Great Mills High School.

St. Charles boys lacrosse loses to Great Mills in 3A South Region playoffs

The boys lacrosse teams from Great Mills and St. Charles met for the second time in less than a week on May 8, but the latter contest held more meaning.

Remembering Jaelynn Willey almost one year later

Last March, a 17-year-old gunman took the life of Jaelynn Willey, 16, in the hallway at Great Mills High. Her mother remembers her almost one year later.

Great Mills students rally against gun violence, meet with Hogan, Jealous  Baltimore Sun

Students from Great Mills High School, where a 17-year-old girl was shot and killed earlier this year, organized a rally against gun violence Saturday in ...

Students sell T-shirts in honor of Great Mills to benefit school safety  WBAL Baltimore

Students seek to help those affected by school shooting in March.

Montgomery Co. students go to Capitol Hill to honor those killed in high schools  WTOP

A group of students from Montgomery County, Maryland, went to Capitol Hill on Friday to make their voices heard and discuss how the continuing shootings ...

Peace Rally, candlelight vigil held for Great Mills High School shooting victim Jaelynn Willey  FOX 5 DC

A Peace Rally was held Sunday at Chancellors Run Regional Park in Great Mills, Maryland to remember the life of 16-year-old Jaelynn Willey, who died ...

GMHS student arrested in Charles for St. Mary's shooting

A Great Mills High School student was arrested Wednesday after allegedly shooting a man Tuesday evening in the Hickory Hills neighborhood.

Cops investigate shooting threats at Great Mills |  Bay Net

Threats of a school shooting have been circulating on Snapchat.

Southern Maryland schools make top 100 list of best high schools in Maryland

A report that measures the best high schools in the nation places Calvert County schools highest on the list compared to other Southern Maryland schools.

Great Mills graduate Whigan heads to Penn State football

Anthony Whigan, a Great Mills High School graduate from Lexington Park, is off to Penn State to play football.

2018 recap--St. Mary's |  Bay Net

St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office Dfc. Blaine Gaskill, right, speaks with Maryland Superintendent of Schools Karen Salmon at a ceremony in Annapolis at which ...

'She was my girl': 16-year-old victim of Maryland high school shooting remembered during prayer service  Baltimore Sun

Jaelynn Willey was a dedicated swimmer, a loving sister and was known for making the most delicious chocolate chip cookies. The 16-year-old was fatally ...

Phony gunman scare caused lockdown at Great Mills High School in St. Mary's County  WJLA

GREAT MILLS, Md. (WJLA) – A lockdown at Great Mills High School in St. Mary's County was called off Wednesday after a threat phoned in to 911 turned out to ...

Witness: Maryland school shooter put gun to his own head when officer confronted him  CBS News

GREAT MILLS, Md. - A 16-year-old girl who was shot at a Maryland high school Tuesday morning remains in critical condition, CBS station WUSA reports.

School Nurse Who Responded to Great Mills Fatal Shooting Coached Victim for Years  NBC4 Washington

The school nurse who ran to the aid of a Maryland high school student shot to death by her ex-boyfriend in March coached the victim in swimming and ...

Anthony Donald Bonds (aka Gunny and Tony), 61 | Southern Maryland News Net  Southern Maryland News Net

Anthony Donald Bonds (aka Gunny and Tony), 61, departed on Thursday, March 7, 2019 at St. Mary's Hospital. He was born in Leonardtown, MD on August 22, ...

Great Mills football is hungry to get the season started

With temperatures around 90 degrees on Tuesday afternoon at Great Mills High School, the Hornets football team was out on the practice field in preparation for ...

Great Mills mother of shot boy calls for metal detectors

Kimberly Dennis, mother of a shot student, calls for metal detectors.

Federal grant for Great Mills High announced |  Bay Net

The grant will aid the ongoing recovery effort of students, faculty and staff of GMHS.

The suspected Great Mills shooter, a teen, used a handgun. It's tough for adults to buy one in Maryland.  Baltimore Sun

Law enforcement officials said the 17-year-old shooter at a St. Mary's high school used a 9mm Glock handgun. That firearm requires training, fingerprinting and ...

Parkland survivors to Great Mills students: 'We're here for you'  CNN

Within minutes of news of yet another school shooting, survivors of last month's massacre at a high school in Parkland, Florida, took to Twitter to support their ...

Teen Girl Shot Inside Md. School Has Died: Sheriff  NBC4 Washington

The teenage girl who was shot in the halls of her Maryland high school has died, the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office announced Friday. Jaelynn Rose Willey ...

Governor declines talk with Great Mills students |  Bay Net

Student activists run meet resistance from governor on gun reform and school safety.

California resident Canniff signs with Penn State for soccer

Great Mills High School senior and California resident Jordan Canniff will spend the next four falls wearing Penn State University gear.

Great Mills volleyball is ready to take on 2018

Having lost two of their top senior hitters after last season, the Great Mills volleyball squad would seem to be in trouble. But with sophomores stepping up this ...

Maryland School Gunman Confronted by Officer Shot Himself, Authorities Say  The New York Times

A Maryland high school student who fatally shot his ex-girlfriend and injured another student outside a classroom last week killed himself when a school ...

Leonardtown High School student wins national creative writing award

Leonardtown High School student gets silver medal for an essay about Great Mills High School shooting.

St. Mary’s Co. students meet with Md. governor before gun violence rally  WTOP

WASHINGTON — Days before their planned rally on gun violence, students from Great Mills High School got a meeting with Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan.

Deceased = Toth, Francis Joseph, Jr. :: So. Md. Obituary  Southern Maryland Online

Francis Joseph Toth Jr., "Frankie", 62, of Great Mills, MD formerly from Piney Point, MD passed away at his home on June 10, 2019....Click for more.

SMAC swimmers shine at Class 4A-3A state championships

COLLEGE PARK — Swimmers from various Southern Maryland Athletic Conference squads only dotted the landscape at Saturday's Class 4A-3A state swim ...

A look at past incidents of violence in and around Maryland schools  Baltimore Sun

The shooting at Great Mills High School in Southern Maryland on Tuesday morning, in which two students were wounded and a third, the alleged shooter, was ...

Great Mills High NJROTC finishes the year strong  So Md News

The Great Mills Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps recently held its final Battalion Quarters (unit formation) of the school year. The May 19 ceremony ...

Displaying school history | Spotlight  So Md News

Great Mills High School, which will hold its 88th commencement next month, is steeped in history ranging from its early years through the role it played in ...

St. Mary's County students 'walk out' against gun violence  Bay Net

Students throughout St. Mary's County participated in the National Walkout Day.

Gun day in Annapolis: 3 mass shootings propel Maryland's debate on gun legislation

Maryland lawmakers will hold public hearings on a bevy of gun bills Monday that include forbidding 3D-printed guns, changing long gun purchasing and others.

Maryland school resource officer Blaine Gaskill "saved a great number of lives" during shooting  CBS News

GREAT MILLS, Md. -- Shots were fired inside a Maryland school Tuesday and the school was put on lockdown. But this time, it appears a school resource officer ...

'God's call' | EMT who aided 16-year-old shot at Md. HS almost didn't make it

“Who knows why I didn't go into work,” said Lexington Park Volunteer Rescue Squad Deputy Chief, Michael Cahall. Cahall told his fellow church members ...

Mother of girl killed in Md. school shooting unsure how to move forward on gun laws  WTOP

In March, a 17-year-old boy shot and killed 16-year-old Jaelynn Willey at Great Mills High School. Students from the school will be holding a rally in Annapolis…

After Maryland school shooting, some state lawmakers react with pessimism over preventing gun violence  Baltimore Sun

When Republican state Del. Deborah C. Rey heard the nation's latest school shooting was unfolding at one of the three public high schools in her rural Southern ...

Mourners gather at funeral for 16-year-old girl gunned down at her high school  ABC News

Friends and family of 16-year-old Jaelynn Willey gathered at her funeral *service* this morning after the teen was gunned down at her Maryland high school.

Erica Danielle Butler, 17 | Southern Maryland News Net  Southern Maryland News Net

God in his infinite wisdom called to eternal rest His daughter Erica Danielle Butler He chose the best! Erica Danielle Butler, age 17 of California, MD, peacefully ...

St. Mary's quotes and photos of the year 2018

St. Mary's County newsmakers sum up the year that was, in their own words. A terrible day, and its aftermath. On the morning of March 20, Austin Rollins, 17, ...

More than half suspended St. Mary's public school students are black

Black students at St. Mary's public schools make up over half the number of students who were suspended three or more times this school year, according to a ...

School safety tip lines work to avert shootings, other incidents  Delmarva Daily Times

As Maryland's newest strategy to avert school violence — an anonymous tip system — gets off the ground, other states have seen a surge in reports.

'There's no limitations' for Md. high schooler crowned homecoming king with down syndrome  WJLA

LEXINGTON PARK, Md. (ABC7) — In the classroom, Bailey Mewhinney is no different than any other high school student at Great Mills High School in St. Mary's ...

Officer who confronted Great Mills shooter honored for bravery  Bay Net

LEONARDTOWN, Md. - Deputy First Class Blaine Gaskill of the St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office was honored with the Harry E. Neal Award on Wednesday at ...

William Edward "Ed" Sanner, Jr. 72 | Southern Maryland News Net  Southern Maryland News Net

William Edward Sanner Jr., 72 of Lexington Park, MD passed away suddenly on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at Medstar St. Marys Hospital in Leonardtown MD.

Local teens honored at Georgetown University Hospital |  Bay Net

Back in 2017, Samir and Saar Shah gained national attention when they raised over $400000 in the fight against blood cancer.

Life-Saving School Safety Tip Line Dials MEMA In Maryland  Annapolis, MD Patch

Maryland Launches School Safety Tip Line - Annapolis, MD - Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced the tip line will be for those concerned about potential ...

Great Mills students headed to Florida to heal with Marjory Stoneman Douglass students

Two schools. Two shootings. One-thousand miles between them. This week, students from Great Mills High School in St. Mary's County are closing the gap ...

School safety bills take on more urgency in Maryland General Assembly after shootings  Baltimore Sun

Days after a triple shooting at a St. Mary's County high school thrust Maryland into the center of a national reckoning over gun violence, state lawmakers on ...

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