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Back to School

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  • Rodgers Forge: As summer ends, events mark approaching school year

    Well, my young friends, all good things must come to an end — and so it is with summer. As we know, our local schools will open their doors for the 2012 -2013 academic year on Monday, Aug. 27. Some of you will be walking those halls for the first...
  • Catonsville schools host Back to School Nights

    Parents and guardians of students who attend the following area Baltimore County public schools are invited to attend Back to School Nights to learn about their child's school, faculty and staff, upcoming events and volunteer opportunities. Arbutus...
  • Arbutus and Lansdowne area schools host Back to School Nights

    Parents and guardians of students who attend the following area Baltimore County public schools are invited to attend Back to School Nights to learn about their child's school, faculty and staff, upcoming events and volunteer opportunities. Arbutus...
  • Cool gear for back to school

    Cool gear for back to school
    It's back-to-school time, and you're going over your child's zillion-page school supply list. Don't panic; we'll help you check off that supply list in no time. Our guide covers everything from standard yellow pencils to talking rulers. Yeah, they make...
  • Going green for back to school

    Going green for back to school
    Although the rate of recycled waste in America has nearly doubled over the past 15 years, according to the Environmental Protection Agency, many families still find it challenging to 'live green,' while dealing with the hustle and bustle of daily life....
  • Going back to school may not be such a good move

    A slow economy and labor market can lead many workers to consider going back to school. In fact, schools geared toward working professionals generally report higher enrollments during recessionary periods. But it might not be the right choice for...
  • Randallstown High strives for normality

    Randallstown High School Principal Thomas Evans began the day yesterday with a somber 7 a.m. faculty meeting. A half-hour later, he stood in the lobby welcoming students back to school, putting his arm around a girl who needed a hug. He appeared on...
  • Virginia Gazette Last Word for Sept. 13: Put baby in a corner; Pledge of Allegiance; Camp Peary

    Virginia Gazette Last Word for Sept. 13: Put baby in a corner; Pledge of Allegiance; Camp Peary
    Put baby in a corner "Why is it a couple can't go out to a nice relaxing, elegant dinner without some inconsiderate people plopping down their screaming baby or toddlers next to them? I have had it with paying for what should be a nice dinner, often...
  • Summer retail sales rise but spending may not hold up through holidays

    Summer retail sales rise but spending may not hold up through holidays
    As back-to-school sales blur into Christmas layaway promotions, consumers are spending again — but some economists warn that the splurging may be fleeting. Americans opened their wallets in August after falling gas prices and an improving job...
  • August retail sales climb 0.6%, boosted by back-to-school shopping

    American consumers opened their wallets for back-to-school shopping in August, boosting retail sales as gas prices fell and the job market improved. U.S. retail sales jumped 0.6% last month from the month before, the Commerce Department said Friday....
  • Back to the busy days, changes and new adventures await

    It's back to school time again. For many families, this is just the first year of many more to come. For some, it's the first day in a new school, in a new grade, with new rules but also with the promise of new friends. For others, it is the culmination...
  • Back to school for your money: bonds

    Now that the kids are back to school, it's time to hit the books for you and your money. For the next few weeks, I am going to cover basic financial and investment concepts that seem to flummox people. When I wrote about bonds a couple of years ago, I...