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  • Columbia mother solicits letters of support for son who threatened suicide

    Columbia mother solicits letters of support for son who threatened suicide
    Hours after Karen Brocklebank's son posted pictures online late last month of his forearm marred with a series of self-inflicted cuts and a threat to kill himself on his 13th birthday, she sat in an uncomfortable emergency room chair, sleepless and in...
  • Glenelg: Glenelg High hosts speakers and a fall flea market

    Glenelg High School and its AP Scholars Program host a fall flea market this Saturday, Oct. 13, from 8 a.m. until noon. More than 20 families will host tables both indoors and outside. Refreshments will be sold, as well as pumpkins for fall and Halloween...
  • Starting the conversation at Centennial's anti-bullying week

    Starting the conversation at Centennial's anti-bullying week
    About 40 percent of students at Centennial High School have reported being bullied in the past school year, according to Principal Carl Perkins. That, he said, is just too many. "That's huge," he said. "That's one of the things that caused us to take...
  • Teen's suicide raises long-standing concerns about cyber-bullying

    Teen's suicide raises long-standing concerns about cyber-bullying
    The Easter Sunday suicide of a Glenelg High School teen has raised long-standing concerns about cyber-bullying, as parents and teachers call on Howard County schools to do more to boost awareness and prevention. Chaun Hightower, president of the Howard...
  • Schools, parents try to keep pace with cyber-bullying tactics

    Schools, parents try to keep pace with cyber-bullying tactics
    Katie Anger, a bright-eyed redhead from West Friendship, opened the door for cyber-bullying as a middle-schooler, when she installed the "Honesty Box" app on her Facebook page. Some teens used the now-defunct Facebook feature to criticize her...
  • Howard County Schools Host Cyberbullying Presentations

    Cyberbullying became a problem for tech-savvy students well before adults — particularly parents and teachers — knew much about it. For the past decade, that's where Sameer Hinduja has come in. Hinduja is the co-director of the...
  • Howard County PTA holds anti-bullying forum

    Howard County PTA holds anti-bullying forum
    More than 100 parents and students gathered at Wilde Lake High School in Columbia on Thursday night to learn about how to prevent of cyberbullying and hear details of the Howard County public schools' anti-bullying policy. Thursday's forum was in the...
  • Archaeologist and educator Lee Preston pieces together Howard County's past

    Archaeologist and educator Lee Preston pieces together Howard County's past
    He may not sport a fedora on his head or a bullwhip on his belt, but Lee Preston can be recognized by the ARKLOGIST license plate on his car. And by a book that might be tucked under his arm: “Archaeology in Howard County and Beyond: What I’ve...
  • South Florida colleges offer freebies

    South Florida colleges offer freebies
    College isn't just a place to get an education. It also can be a place to get a great deal. South Florida's colleges and universities offer many freebies and deeply discounted services, including classes, cultural events and gourmet meals. Here are...
  • Colleges offer plenty of freebies, inexpensive deals

    Colleges offer plenty of freebies, inexpensive deals
    College isn't just a place to get an education. It also can be a place to get a great deal. South Florida's colleges and universities offer many freebies and deeply discounted services, including classes, cultural events and gourmet meals. Here are...
  • Robotic, self-operating boat at FAU readied for competition

    The zigzag trails sparkled in the water as the small boat hit about 2 knots. But the Florida Atlantic University student gripping the remote control was no longer instructing the 16-foot robotic craft where to navigate at the Dania Beach Marina. With...
  • Race for Palm Beach County Circuit Judge Group 14 seat is personal

    Race for Palm Beach County Circuit Judge Group 14 seat is personal
    Attorney Jessica Ticktin doesn't just want to be a judge. She also wants to knock Palm Beach County Circuit Court Judge Diana Lewis off the bench. Their race, for the six-year term in Group 14, is the county's only one in which an incumbent faces a...