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Back to School

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  • Education briefs

    Fleming Back-to-school event Aug. 23 Anne Arundel County Public Schools will host students, families and community members through an event designed to connect students and parents with resources and information as the opening of school nears. The...
  • Back-to-school shopping heats up

    Back-to-school shopping heats up
    As music videos played on flat screen TVs overhead, Brendon Lee, 7, sank into a brown cushioned stool at Shoe City on Monday while his great-aunt poked the toe of the white Converse sneaker on his left foot. It was the right shoe but the wrong size....
  • We took back the night, for what? [Letter]

    So we took back the night, Wednesday night at Mondawmin Mall, and seeing what we have become, my heart sank just a little. The night was very much a success. The attendance was a wee bit sparse, but that was to be expected; it was, after all, dreadfully...
  • AACPS, local churches held back-to-school events

    AACPS, local churches held back-to-school events
    The Anne Arundel County school system is anticipating more than 8,000 county residents to attend back-to-school events that offer resources and information for the upcoming school year. For the fourth consecutive year, the school system is staging its...
  • Parents -- it's back-to-school orientation time [North Laurel/Savage]

    Parents -- it's back-to-school orientation time [North Laurel/Savage]
    School starts in a few weeks and orientations are planned for the following dates and times; Laurel Woods' new-to-the-school student orientation entering grades 1 through 5 on Aug. 22, 8:30 to 9 a.m., followed by an open house 9 to 10 a.m. The...
  • Mini mani pedi: Spas try catering to a much younger clientele

    Mini mani pedi: Spas try catering to a much younger clientele
    This fall, 11-year-old Shayna Slatkin will start middle school. Before her first class, she and her mother will cover all the usual bases: shopping for new notebooks, pencils and erasers — and visiting a spa for a new look. Shayna, who lives in...
  • Mayor and new superintendent hold forums in lead up to school year

    Mayor and new superintendent hold forums in lead up to school year
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and new schools CEO Gregory Thornton will kick off a listening tour around the city on Monday, as part of a back-to-school campaign scheduled throughout the month that will include hearing out parent concerns and...
  • Maryland tax-free shopping week planned

    Maryland tax-free shopping week planned
    Consumers will be spared Maryland's 6 percent sales tax on some apparel and footwear during the state's annual tax-free week starting Aug. 10. During Shop Maryland week, no sales tax will be levied on any single qualifying article of clothing and...
  • Five questions for financial gerontologist Cyndi Hutchins

     Five questions for financial gerontologist Cyndi Hutchins
    As baby boomers ebb out of the workforce and into retirement, financial advisers are helping wind down their clients' careers by preparing them for soon-to-be-reduced incomes. Meet Cyndi Hutchins, Bank of America Merrill Lynch's director of financial...
  • Shoppers will spend $73, on average, on Halloween costumes and candy

    Shoppers will spend $73, on average, on Halloween costumes and candy
     Consumers will likely spend more on candy and costumes for Halloween than last year, about $73, on average, a new survey shows. That compares to $69 per order last year. And a quarter of those surveyed by Offers.com will start shopping early next...
  • It's time to talk openly about suicide, and prevention [Commentary]

    It's time to talk openly about suicide, and prevention [Commentary]
    Suicide. It's a hard word to hear, even harder to say. But it needs to be talked about. That was the focus of the Suicide Awareness and Prevention forum held last week at Laurel High School: To begin raising awareness in the hopes of reducing this...
  • Spa returns with annual fundraiser benefiting crisis center [North Laurel/Savage]

    I love seeing local businesses supporting our community. Looks Salon and Spa holds its annual fundraiser for Grassroots Crisis Intervention Center on Sunday, Sept. 8, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Stations can be sponsored, items will be auctioned and they will have...