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Great Mills High School garden holds butterfly sanctuary

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

St. Mary's community calendar | Calendar

Wednesday, May 15. Sotterley Homeschool Day will be held at the museum in Hollywood on Wednesday, May 15, with different events about the Chesapeake ...

Great Mills High School dismisses early following lockdown  Baltimore Sun

Great Mills High School in Southern Maryland, where a school shooting occurred in March, has again been placed on lockdown following “reported sightings of ...

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 ...

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.

Joseph Maurice Cutchember | Southern Maryland News Net  Southern Maryland News Net

Joseph Maurice Cutchember, better known as Maurice, was called home to be with the Lord on April 13, 2019 at the Georgetown Hospital in Washington, DC.

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.

Great Mills High School on lockdown after 'hoax' call

St. Mary's sheriff's office deputies responded Tuesday afternoon to Great Mills High School for what the principal later reported was likely a "hoax" call regarding ...

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.

GMHS Destination Imagination team heads to global championship

Great Mills High School's destination imagination team looks to "go big or go home" in this year's international competition.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Retired Teacher from Maryland Wins $50k from Maryland Lottery - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -  WBOC TV 16

A retired teacher from Leonardtown, Maryland has claimed a $50k win from the Maryland Lottery.

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 inclusive theater classes | Local News

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

AFA's StellarXplorers Announces National Champions  PRNewswire

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., April 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association's (AFA) StellarXplorers program - the National High School Space ...

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 ...

Westlake girls lacrosse topped by Great Mills in season opener

In the tardy season opener for both teams delayed by heavy rains last week that postponed games on Friday, the Great Mills High School girls lacrosse team ...

Great Mills High School Shooting: Injuries Reported In Maryland Shooting : The Two-Way  NPR

Two students were injured when another student opened fire at Great Mills High School, according to the St. Mary's County sheriff. The shooter was confirmed ...

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.

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.

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.

Meet the Great Mills team heading to Parkland

There are four students and one teacher from Great Mills High School traveling to Parkland, Florida. See why they are making this trip.

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.

Garden Club holds annual plant and yard sale May 4

The Crossroads of Hughesville Garden Club announced its Annual Plant and Yard Sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, on the grounds of.

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 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 ...

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 ...

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.

College of Southern Maryland spring sports teams have mixed results

Among the quartet of College of Southern Maryland spring sports teams to take the field this season, two of them are still in contention for Maryland Junior ...

Great Mills High School NJROTC unit stays busy

The Great Mills High School NJROTC Unit has had a busy first half of the school year after undergoing some changes in leadership.

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 ...

North Point girls basketball cruises past Great Mills for SMAC title

North Point girls basketball defeated Great Mills 63-32 to win the Southern Maryland Athletic Conference championship.

Sharing a bond in tragedy, Great Mills students plan visit to Marjory Stoneman Douglas in Florida  Baltimore Sun

The survivor of a Maryland school shooting hopes to raise enough money to bring several of her classmates to visit Marjory Stoneman Douglas in Parkland, ...

Residents urge commissioners to only spend on the 'essential'

Many who turned out Tuesday night at Leonardtown High School to give feedback on the county's recommended 2020 budget called for spending cuts in lieu of ...

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 ...

Great Mills girls basketball falls to North Point in SMAC championship

Onlookers expecting a genuine nail-biter in Wednesday's Southern Maryland Athletic Conference girls basketball championship game at St. Charles High ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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

Jaxon O'Mara wishes she didn't have to do this. The 17-year-old Great Mills High School student wishes life could go back to the way it was before, when her ...

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, ...

'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 ...

Schools' deputies serve as resource for students | Spotlight

Each school day, St. Mary's sheriff's deputies serving as school resource officers make themselves available and seek out interaction with the thousands of ...

Commissioners budget hearing now online | Briefs

Commissioners budget hearing now online. Although the St. Mary's commissioners' fiscal 2020 hearing on Tuesday, April 23, did not broadcast live on Channel ...

Governor declines talk with Great Mills students |  Bay Net

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

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 ...

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 ...

Airport Road reopened | Briefs

Airport Road reopened. Airport Road was reopened for traffic as of Monday, April 29. For more information, contact the St. Mary's County Department of Public ...

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.

VERIFY: Don't share these fake tweets about the Great Mills High School shooting  W*USA 9

On Tuesday, there was a shooting inside Great Mills High School in St. Mary's County, Maryland. Three people were injured (two victims and the shooter) and ...

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.

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 ...

Md. students touched by gun violence seek support across state lines  WTOP

Different states, same pain: Students at Great Mills High in St. Mary's County and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland, Florida look to take their healing ...

Teenager shot by fellow student at Maryland high school dies  The Washington Post

A 16-year-old girl shot Tuesday in a Southern Maryland high school by a fellow student has died, according to officials. Jaelynn Willey was shot in the head in a ...

'We are here for you Great Mills' | Social media reacts to Md. school shooting  W*USA 9

Many users, including Parkland shooting survivors, expressed how they felt about yet another shooting in the country.

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 ...

Great Mills High School resource officer to receive National Award of Valor  WJLA

ST. MARY'S COUNTY, Md. (WJLA) - The school resource officer who helped end a shooting at Great Mills High School in St. Mary's County, Maryland last month ...

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.

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 ...

Great Mills boys basketball loses SMAC championship to Thomas Stone

Down three points to Great Mills heading into the fourth quarter, things were still in a completely manageable position for the Thomas Stone Cougars in ...

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 ...

Cops investigate shooting threats at Great Mills |  Bay Net

Threats of a school shooting have been circulating on Snapchat.

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.

New mobile devices scan for weapons, trespassers at schools

A mobile scanning kit that detects weapons and capable of facial recognition will soon be beta-tested by the St. Mary's public school systems safety and security ...

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 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.

Mark Steven Ratliff, 62 | Southern Maryland News Net  Southern Maryland News Net

Mark Steven Ratliff, 62, of Great Mills, MD passed away Thursday, February 28 2019, at his residence. He was born on July 19, 1956 in Morocco, Africa to the ...

Westlake girls basketball comes up short at Great Mills

Great Mills head girls basketball coach Matt Wood wanted his team to start strong out of the gates Wednesday night and the Hornets did just that by delivering a ...

Mark Alan Kiger, 57 | Southern Maryland News Net  Southern Maryland News Net

Mark Alan Kiger, 57, of Lexington Park, MD passed away on April 5th, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Mark was born on July 27th, 1961 ...

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 ...

Teen allegedly sells pot brownies at Great Mills High, several students become ill

A Great Mills High School student allegedly sold brownies laced with marijuana to multiple students at the school on Wednesday, causing some to become ill, ...

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 ...

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.

Officer who confronted Great Mills High School shooter throws out first pitch at Nationals game  Baltimore Sun

The Great Mills High School school resource officer who confronted an armed student last month threw out the first pitch at the Washington Nationals game ...

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, ...

Plum's primary packed with incumbents, first-time challengers  TribLIVE - Tribune-Review

Plum School District's upcoming primary election is packed with incumbents and challengers — 16 in all — vying for their party's nominations for six seats.

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

Md. students quiz adults on school safety before classes start  WTOP

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — For students like Mackenzie Boughey, a 16-year-old heading into 11th grade in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, part of getting ready to go ...

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.

Great Mills football blanked by Suitland; St. Mary's Ryken wins, Leonardtown loses

Throughout much of the first half of Saturday afternoon's season opener for both teams at Westlake High School, the Great Mills football squad spent ample time ...

Here's what Maryland schools are doing to help prevent shootings, other threats this year  Baltimore Sun

With highly publicized school shootings last spring in Florida and Maryland on their minds, education officials in the Baltimore region have taken steps ahead of ...

Terry Brooks | Obituaries

Terry Brooks, 44, departed this world on Monday, April 8, 2019 in Norfolk, VA. His death was unexpected, cause of death is unknown.

Summerstock production of 'Mary Poppins' is supercalifragilisticexpialidocious | Spotlight

Summerstock performers and St. Mary's recreation and parks staff with this year's production of “Mary Poppins” promise the show will be family friendly, and ...

Student gunman died of self-inflicted gunshot to head in Md. school shooting  Washington Post

A student gunman who wounded two classmates, one fatally, at their Maryland high school shot himself in the head as a school resource officer closed in, new ...

NAACP issues call for action against Hogan's bill starting anonymous tipline in schools  WBAL TV Baltimore

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People issued a call for action Thursday against Gov. Larry Hogan's bill that establishes an ...

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.

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

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

Student describes chilling encounter with St. Mary’s Co. high school shooter  WTOP

Survivors of the shooting at Great Mills High School in St. Mary's County shared their stories, including some interactions with the shooter on the day of the ...

Great Mills NJROTC excels at Leadership Academy | Features

Six cadets from Great Mills High School earlier this summer graduated from the intense eight-day Navy Junior ROTC Leadership Academy at Camp Pendleton ...

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 ...

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

In March, a student entered Great Mills High School in St. Mary's County and shot two students, killing one, before shooting himself. On June 28, a man armed ...

Pedestrian dies after hit by truck in Great Mills

An elderly man and woman were hit by a pickup truck Tuesday morning as they crossed a highway in Great Mills, sending both to area hospitals, and the man ...

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.

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