Baltimore City Public Schools

Summer is no time of rest for Baltimore's Callaway Elementary

Summer is no time of rest for Baltimore's Callaway Elementary

During the dog days of summer, you might drive by a school and think that it looks lonely with such an empty playground, no parents bustling in and out, no buses pulling up, no crossing guards escorting students from corner to corner. A school doesn’t feel the same without children.

But there is nothing lonely about Callaway Elementary School this summer. Staff members are gathering for the professional learning and the planning it takes to make a school year successful. Our school is tucked into the Callaway-Garrison neighborhood of northeast Baltimore, where we serve mostly low-income, African American families. Over the past few years, we have celebrated our students’...

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