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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Traffic tie-up: Will new technology unclog Boca in time?

    Traffic tie-up: Will new technology unclog Boca in time?
    Boca Raton is turning down $38.2 million from the state and $9.6 million from the state and county that would have widened two congested roads: the western portion of Palmetto Park Road, and Federal Highway around the five-way intersection of Fifth Avenue...
  • 3 governors urge Senate to OK tuition bill

    3 governors urge Senate to OK tuition bill
    TALLAHASSEE — A trio of Florida governors joined forces on Friday to demand the state Senate pass a blocked bill that would offer in-state tuition to undocumented students whose parents immigrated illegally. Republican Govs. Rick Scott, Jeb Bush...
  • PB State College holds steady on bachelor programs

    PB State College holds steady on bachelor programs
    Four-year degree programs have been popping up at a rapid pace in many public colleges, but Palm Beach State College has chosen a slower path. "We've been careful since we began offering these to make sure we're identifying programs needed by the...
  • Former police officer convicted of 2011 murder

    Former police officer convicted of 2011 murder
    Grief-stricken mother Sandi Cooper says she waited three years, two months and 17 days for the justice she finally received Thursday: A Palm Beach County jury found former police officer Jimmy Dac Ho guilty of killing her 29-year-old daughter, Sheri...