Calvert Hall College High School is pleased to announce the trustees of The Sheridan Foundation have awarded Calvert Hall a $50,000 grant. The grant will support the J. Wilford Sheridan ’27 Scholarship which is used to assist students in the La Salle Program.
More than 500 students earned honor roll accolades for their efforts during 2018 first semester. Honor roll is awarded to students who achieve an academic average of 88 and does not have a grade below 81.
Team 5588C won the Maryland State Robotics tournament and placed 1st in skills competition. Calvert Hall had four teams quality for the Vex Robotics World Championships. Team 5588C 5588D 5588E and 5588V will compete on the world stage next month. No other private school had more teams qualify than Calvert Hall.
Four Calvert Hall students qualified for the National Speech and Debate Association National Tournament which will be held in Dallas, Texas in June. Only the top 3% of all speech and debate students nationwide qualify for this tournament. Nathan Valencia '19 finished first in Original Oratory and Michael Kosmas '20 finished first in Dramatic Interpretation. In debate, Daniel Christ '21 and Brandon Hermosa '21 earned a spot to nationals in policy debate. The CHC policy debate team also won the Policy Sweepstakes, an award given to the school with the best policy debate teams in the districts. Calvert Hall Speech and Debate Coach, Peter Susko, was named the Chesapeake District Coach of the Year.
The Calvert Hall Marine Biology classes are participating in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office of Climate Observation (OCO) Adopt a Drifter Program (ADP). Their buoy was deployed on February 14th in the Northern Pacific Ocean. Later this spring, they will track tagged sharks using satellite location data through the OCEARCH Global Shark Tracker Program. They plan to assess how temperature and other physical and chemical variables influence the migratory movements of sharks.
The nationwide competition was fierce and CHC showed schools from all over the country how remarkable our students truly are. CHC earned Best Delegate (John Moses ‘19) and two Honorable Mentions (3rd place- Casimir Pozecki ‘20 and Brennan Kelly ‘19) at the Johns Hopkins Model UN Conference.
Penn's Alex Roesner (Loyola Blakefield), North Carolina's Timmy Kelly (Calvert Hall) and Virginia's Ryan Conrad (Loyola) will represent the U.S. in th Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) World Championships in British Columbia July 7-16. (photo by Steve Ruark)
Calvert Hall College High School is a private Catholic college preparatory high school for boys, located in Baltimore, Maryland. Our mission is to foster Men of intellect, Men of faith, and Men of integrity in the Lasallian tradition.