Severn School sued for $6 million

Dec 17, 2009 | Posted by: Mike Hampton | Full story: www.hometownannapolis.com

A Crownsville couple is suing the Severn School for more than $6 million, claiming the prestigious Severna Park private school wrongly forced their son to withdraw in late 2008 amid allegations he hacked into the school's computer network.

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Severn is fine

Annapolis, MD

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I go to severn. Im not rich. my mom went back to work so now both of my parents are working double jobs to send me somewhere to get a good education. True: there are some kids there that have more money than god. But a large amount of the student body is made up of children from standard middle-class families. The fact that everyone else thinks that all kids at Severn are spoiled brats just, in turn, makes you looks like a douche. I appreciate where I go and how hard my parents are working to get me there and I am even going to go to an In-State College so the cost of college is less because they've already given enough for me. So anyone who thinks that everyone is a spoiled brat at Severn, you're a dumbass.
Average Joe

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Rich kids like other rich kids who like going to school with each other rich kids and comparing how rich they with each other.
Severn deserves what they teach and they act like they are priviledged persons but they only spend lots of money on school when they have one of the best public schools in the country SPHS. But anyone can go teh SPHS so thats why they pay $$$$ and go to Severn School for dummies.
Average Joe

Kennedyville, MD

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you had to go to an in state school ( poor pitty party crying in your siklver chaffing dish) because you blew all your cash on severns tuition dumb ass.

You dont get hired because of where you went to HS its the College.

Too bad they dont teach that at severn.
The Avenger

Pasadena, MD

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Severn School features well-manicured lawns and appears to be pristine from the outside; within there are are hard-working teachers who are treated like the hired help by a self-serving administration. The school is rotting from within due to the arrogance of the administration, a group of people who could care less that they are trashing a 100-year old tradition of academic rigor, character building, and excellence in education. Severn is run like a Nazi regime: teachers must whisper the truth to one another and live in fear while still being expected to provide a quality education to the students. The school's founders must be rolling over in their graves to see this administration destroying the great school they built. Yet, most of the faculty holds on to the sliver of hope that they can save their school, helping it to rise from the ash heap that will be left over once this current administration is gone. That is, if they can survive long enough to see it. Every teacher in the school knows that he or she is being watched, that spies take in everything they hear and report back to the tyrants who runs the school. Shame on the Board of Trustees for failing to see what is going on.
Milli Pede

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Whoa, this school sounds like it's being run by the Gestapo. Maybe, that kid hacked into something that incriminated the powers-that-be?
A Severn student

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Jul 15, 2011
 
Wow. Why the anger at Severn school? I have been going to this school for three years now and everybody is nice. Nobody is snobby. I do not believe that one should judge something without actually witnessing it. Before you say that we are snobs come and meet us. I am not terribly rich. Nor do I brag about the money that i do have. I just go to Severn School for a good education and a chance to get into Harvard, Princeton, and Oxford.
madison gagne

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Aug 31, 2011
 
hi
Former Servern Graduate

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For all you people complaining about Severn, you obviously are haters and have never attended the school. There are a good majority of the students who go there who aren't rich. I was one of them. My parents sacrificed so that I could get a good education and get into a great college. They did this after seeing my two older siblings get lost in the public school system in Anne Arundel county. And no, they did not get lost because they were bad kids. They were smart kids with talent who had a hard time standing out around other smart kids with talent. At least at Severn I was not only getting the excellent one on one education every kid deserves to have, but I was also able to have opportunities to be involved in drama and athletics that in a public school the competition is much harder. I also had a guidance counselor that knew me by name and about me. Unlike in public school they only know the smart kids or talented athletes or the trouble makers. Because of this I was able to get a scholarship to college that my college counselor told me I would not have stood out as much if in a public school because it is a bigger pool. So unless you jerks know facts, get over it
jim

Glen Burnie, MD

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severn school is not that great
yyz

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All of you are stupid...

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