Become a digitalPLUS subscriber. 99¢ for 4 weeks.
News Opinion

Arundel students deserve praise

I enjoyed your article regarding the students from Arundel High School who raised funds for a community in Kenya to have computers and books ("From Quidditch to Kenya," July 31). What a heartwarming story about young people from a public high school who are making a difference.

Too often, all we hear about are the troublemakers and thugs in public schools. There are lots of young people out there who are interested in service and deserve recognition as well. But maybe next time this could be front page news instead of running in the Sunrise section that many folks don't have time to read!

Donna McDonough, Perry Hall

Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun
Related Content
  • No superheroes in 'The Interview' capitulation
    No superheroes in 'The Interview' capitulation

    The first issue of Captain America came out on Dec. 20, 1940. It shows Cap slugging Adolph Hitler in the mouth.

  • Fighting violence's hidden effects
    Fighting violence's hidden effects

    No child should have to witness a neighbor gunned down in the street or the beating of a parent or caregiver. Such experiences not only are disturbing when they occur, they also can leave deep emotional and psychological scars that affect children's mental and physical health for years...

  • 2016 voters may choose between two dynasties
    2016 voters may choose between two dynasties

    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush's candid interest in seeking the presidency in 2016 raises skepticism about whether the voters would vote for a third Bush in the Oval Office.

  • Maravene Loeschke transformed Towson

    Maravene Loeschke has resigned the presidency at Towson University due to health reasons. This is no papering over of some "real reason" for her leaving; President Loeschke has as much or more widespread and deep support as president than any such leader has or has had not only at Towson, but...

  • Caret: a man with 'vision and charisma'
    Caret: a man with 'vision and charisma'

    There was a moment when I realized that Bob Caret just might be crazy. It was in 2005, during one of the periodic meetings I had with the then-Towson University president. He was laying out his vision for what he called a "metropolitan university." To Mr. Caret, schools like Towson should serve...

  • Jonathan Gruber should have been Time's Person of the Year
    Jonathan Gruber should have been Time's Person of the Year

    Jonathan Gruber should have been Time's Person of the Year. The magazine gave it to the "Ebola Fighters" instead. Good for them; they're doing God's work. Still, Mr. Gruber would have been better.

Comments
Loading