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  • Back-to-school nights, PTA involvement a must for parents [Maryland City]

    With the start of school, all parents should be eager to meet their students' new teachers. The annual back-to-school nights give all parents that opportunity, so take the time to come out and visit with teachers, meet the administrators, meet the PTA...
  • We still have a dream 50 years after Dr. King's speech [Eagle Archives]

    We still have a dream 50 years after Dr. King's speech [Eagle Archives]
    Members of the Carroll County chapter of the NAACP joined tens of thousands Saturday at the National Mall - at the Reflecting Pool and the Lincoln Memorial - in Washington to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the August 28, 1963 March on Washington....
  • Grace Episcopal welcomes new rector, Rev. Travis Smith [Elkridge]

    Rita Chelton, long-time resident of Elkridge, would like to share the latest news from Grace Episcopal Church of Elkridge. After a lengthy search and many prayers, the parish has recently welcomed a new rector, the Rev. Travis K. Smith. Rector Travis...
  • Clarksville tradition takes students to Philly for Thanksgiving

    Clarksville tradition takes students to Philly for Thanksgiving
    For 94 years, the streets of Philadelphia have been home to the oldest Thanksgiving parade in the country, complete with marching bands, floats, balloons and visit from Santa Claus. And for the last 12 years, the Clarksville Elementary School chorus has...
  • Lansdowne prepares house for Santa's arrival

    Lansdowne prepares house for Santa's arrival
    Santa is coming to town and Lansdowne is ready. Deborah McVicker and a group of volunteers from Lansdowne Elementary School's PTA were busy cleaning the Santa House on Hammonds Ferry Road last weekend, adding decorations and putting in a new printer for...
  • Hereford Zone school principals send anti-bullying message to students

    Hereford Zone school principals send anti-bullying message to students
    Principals from the seven Hereford Zone schools have always met with each other several times a year to discuss common goals and concerns. But they started meeting more often after attending a Safe Schools conference this summer that featured bullying...
  • A tradition begins with tree lighting on Dec. 7 [North Laurel/Savage]

    Tis the season! Great ready for some wonderful hometown celebrations. The Savage Mill and Community Association along with Howard County Recs and Parks and Howard County Tourism will hold their first Bollman Bridge and Holiday tree lighting on Dec. 7....
  • Weather forces cancellaton of Common Core forum

    The forum on the Common Core State Standards Initiative was canceled Sunday because of the weather. The forum, co-hosted by the PTA Council of Howard County and the Howard County Education Association, will be rescheduled, said PTA Council President...
  • Worthington Elementary to reopen Wednesday

    According to an email from the Howard County school system, Worthington Elementary will reopen Wednesday, Sept. 18 as scheduled. For the second day in a row, the Ellicott City school was closed Tuesday to students because of a power outage. The school...
  • Chinese Language School teaches youngsters aiming to expand their words, worlds

    Chinese Language School teaches youngsters aiming to expand their words, worlds
    As Grace Lee Chou rang a brass school bell by hand in the hallways of Loch Raven High School on a recent Sunday afternoon, television sets in many area homes were tuned into the Ravens game and families were busy with typical weekend activities. But six...
  • FIRST Lego League comes to Ellicott City's Triadelphia Ridge

    FIRST Lego League comes to Ellicott City's Triadelphia Ridge
    Triadelphia Ridge Elementary School fifth-grader Alex Liu likes Legos for the same reason he likes robotics: with the same pieces of equipment, he can do countless things. "You can use one set and make tons of different things. You don't have to keep...
  • Old neighbors make a surprise visit in Perryville

    What a delightful surprise Roger and I had on Sunday. We had a visit from Janet and Bill Carter. Janet was the daughter of Herbert and Dorothy Sprankle, who lived next door to us for many, many years. Over those years we have become good friends, watching...