| Jan 21, 2013
| 5:49 PM
Among placing among the top three of 14 teams at the First Lego League Qualifier, the Hillcrest Elementary Lego Robotics Club took on the best from around Maryland in the First Lego League's Statewide Competition on Saturday Jan. 19.
Though the school...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 3:29 PM
While many public school systems are gravitating toward the Web to reach audiences about programs, the Anne Arundel school system has turned to an older method to inform the public about its efforts to address purported educational disparities —...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 4:20 AM
Time is running out! The wonderful Lego train exhibit at the B&O Railroad Museum, Ellicott City Station, will close at the end of this month. Everyone who sees it — including me — marvels at the attention to detail this exhibit shows.
| Sep 4, 2012
| 10:48 AM
One dreary spring morning, I entered Robert Moton Elementary as opera resounded through its halls, stirring my soul like never before. As a school psychologist with limited exposure to classical genres, I was startled but tremendously invigorated by...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 4:00 AM
"As the president said, if your actions result in only saving one life, they're worth taking," Vice President Joe Biden declared last week as he previewed what his commission on gun violence might actually do.
"There are executive orders, there's...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 1:51 PM
The Anne Arundel County school system has one of the most accomplished science, technology, engineering and math programs in the state, garnering national awards while ensuring that its initiatives remain available to all students, according to school...
| Nov 20, 2011
| 10:26 PM
You guys are not even ready for this episode. I mean, did you eat today? Then you can’t handle it, come back tomorrow. [/internet time swoosh] Okay, let’s just dive in.
First up: the teams are still in Copenhagen. They taxi to a statue of...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 10:19 AM
Things are tough out there on the mean streets of Blocktimore, or so we find out in the newest spin on "The Wire" -- done this time entirely with Legos.
Yahoo gets the credit for Baltimore redone like Lego-land, a funny bit just released online...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 6:15 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with some reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 9:00 AM
With backpacks and lunches in tow, kids filled Bus 755 Wednesday morning for the superintendent's a first-day-of-school bus ride.
Harford County Public Schools Superintendent Robert Tomback, along with Board of Education President Leonard Wheeler and...
| Sep 23, 2011
| 2:42 PM
Last month more than 104,000 students returned to Baltimore County Public Schools.
While those students came back to the 26th largest school system in the nation, a new school tucked away in Lutherville welcomed just nine students.
The Auburn School,...
| Jul 8, 2011
| 3:04 PM
The summer is a time when many college recruiters do their work. For Sharon Brummell, that's no different
But while football and basketball are the most talked-about sports when it comes to recruiting, the University of Maryland Eastern Shore's...