Get unlimited digital access to baltimoresun.com. $0.99 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 © 2015, The Baltimore Sun
Related Content
  • Legislation needed to protect foster kids' personal funds
    Legislation needed to protect foster kids' personal funds

    Our state foster care agencies are apparently so underfunded that they are taking resources from abused and neglected children. The agencies are taking control over foster children's Social Security benefits (when the children are disabled or have deceased parents) and using the children's...

  • A lifetime spent in service
    A lifetime spent in service

    After 30 years in the Senate and a half-century of public service to Maryland and the nation, Barbara Mikulski will retire from elected politics next year. She will leave a legacy as one of the state's most admired politicians and among the most influential women ever to serve in Congress.

  • Hillary's email account [Poll]
    Hillary's email account [Poll]
  • Hail Baltimore's happy warrior
    Hail Baltimore's happy warrior

    Barbara Mikulski's surprise announcement that she does not intend to seek a sixth term in the U.S. Senate is going to take time for her constituents to process. That Maryland's favorite daughter, its self-effacing and outspoken champion of the underdog, will not be on the ballot in 2016 (or...

  • Contenders for Mikulski's seat
    Contenders for Mikulski's seat

    Political observers in Maryland will soon be treated to a rare phenomenon: a battle royal for an open United States Senate seat.

  • Obama finds his veto pen
    Obama finds his veto pen

    With the Republicans now in control of both houses of Congress, President Barack Obama has finally invoked his weapon of last resort against being run over by them, by vetoing the Keystone XL pipeline bill.

Comments
Loading