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Joe A. Hairston

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  • Baltimore Co. students honor teachers from segregation era

    After he graduated from the old Sollers Point Junior-Senior High School in 1953, Ed "Eddie" Bartee went to work forBethlehem Steel Corp.in Sparrows Point, where he became a representative for the steelworkers' union and was responsible for a $2 million...
  • Relay for Life brings cancer awareness message to Goucher College

    Goucher College will be the staging area for the 2011 American Cancer Society Relay For Life for northern Baltimore County, Friday, June 17 into Saturday, June 18. The opening ceremony is at Friday at 7 p.m. at the Goucher track. Participants can...
  • Cockeysville teacher cited for special needs advocacy

    Cockeysville Middle School art teacher Denise Webster, was honored as an Outstanding Teacher by the Baltimore-Chesapeake Chapter of the Autism Society of America and Baltimore County Public School's Partnership. The award was announced at Honestly Autism...
  • Head of the Class

    The Gow School announced that Daniel Scher, of Towson, has chosen to continue his education at Marshall University this fall. Gow is a boarding school for dyslexic young men in grades seven through 12. Brian Knudsen, of Towson, earned a Ph.D in public...
  • Seven Baltimore County high schools ranked among Newsweek's 500 'Best American High Schools'

    Among Newsweek magazine's 500 "Best American High Schools" list, which was published in the magazine's June 19 issue, Towson is home to three, while Essex, Hereford, Timonium and Pikesville can each claim one. The magazine contacted more than 1,100...
  • Citizens say diversity, accountability are crucial in school board selection

    Residents and representatives of county organizations said last week that diversity and accountability are their highest priorities regarding any potential change in how county's Board of Education members are selected. In the first of its three public...
  • Owings Mills Times Head of the Class

    Jennifer Frank, of Reisterstown, daughter of Timothy and Jamie Frank, and a graduate of Garrison Forest School, graduated with a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from Bucknell University. Stephen Wilkes, a 13-year-old eighth-grade student at...
  • Towson firm selected to create plans for Stoneleigh addition

    Rubeling & Associates Inc., a Towson-based architectural firm, has been awarded a $1 million contract to create architectural and engineering drawings for the addition and renovation to Stoneleigh Elementary School. At its July 12 meeting, the...
  • Dance will work as a consultant in Baltimore County schools for June

    Dance will work as a consultant in Baltimore County schools for June
    Dallas Dance, Baltimore County's soon-to-be superintendent of schools, won't officially take the job until July 1, but the school board approved a contract Tuesday night that will allow him to begin working as a consultant for the month of June. The...
  • County Teacher of Year makes multicultural education an art form

    County Teacher of Year makes multicultural education an art form
    This year's Baltimore County's Teacher of the Year has come a long way from the person who started her teaching career at Dundalk Middle School in 1990. Angela Rountree was a good art teacher back then, but good teachers don't get nominated for big...
  • Timonium: From Hampton Mansion to Scouting for Food, a busy time for Troop 328

    Boy Scout Troop 328 enjoyed a spring break trip to Hampton Mansion in April, which helped several Scouts complete a citizenship badge requirement. Ben and Tim Paulis, Dimitri Plaginakos, Ryan Siedenman and Sebastian Zea participated, as did leaders Kevin...
  • Baltimore County legislators, parents to ask Dance to put more teachers in high schools

    Baltimore County legislators, parents to ask Dance to put more teachers in high schools
    Baltimore County parents and legislators will ask incoming schools Superintendent Dallas Dance to consider putting more teachers in high schools, where class sizes have swelled since positions were eliminated a year ago. Maryland Sen. James Brochin, a...