As deer hunting begins in Maryland, we discuss different means for deer population management, including a controversial program in Montgomery County that allows bow hunting on park lands.
It’s been described as a satirical merging of Grease, Hairspray, and Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. Senioritis, the award-winning musical written by local students will soon be a movie and a CD. Get a unique peak backstage, at everything from casting to college rejection letters to proud-but-hovering parents.
- Miriam Engle Co-playwright & screenplay adapter, Seniorities: That Outrageous Contageous High School Disease; and graduate, Robinson Secondary School (Fairfax, VA)
- William Strauss Co-founder, The Critics & Awards Program (CAPPIES); and producer, "Senioritis: That Outrageous Contagious High School Student Disease"; also co-founder, Capitol Steps
- Michael Sapp Actor, Senioritis: That Outrageous Contageous High School Disease
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