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  • Student privacy, data up for discussion at Howard PTA panel

    When parents send their children to school, they expect them to be in a safe and nurturing environment. Part of that safety comes from the confidentiality of student records, which was the hot topic of discussion at the PTA Council of Howard County's...
  • Youth Benefit PTA clarifies its positions [Letter]

    In response to Bryna Zumer's Oct. 30 article in The Aegis regarding the second School Budget Input Session, I would like to provide the entire context of my comments. As you can see from my comments, at no time did I ask for funding for the construction...
  • 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...
  • Local 4-H programs showcased at Glenwood Library [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and lots of sports teams are wearing pink to commemorate breast cancer awareness, but did you know that the first full week in October was also green for National 4-H Week? If you go to the Glenwood...
  • Emmorton Elementary parents fear for children's safety

    Emmorton Elementary parents fear for children's safety
    A group of Emmorton Elementary School parents expressed concerns to the members of the Harford County Board of Education Monday evening about the safety of their children who must walk to school along busy South Tollgate Road. Parents who spoke during...
  • Drums will duel when Reservoir High hosts a competition [North Laurel/Savage]

    Who loved the movie "Drumline"? Come see a real live version when Reservoir High School's Music Department hosts Music In Motion on Oct. 26. This competition will have schools from around the area compete with their marching band programs. Each band has...
  • Balto. Co. schools recommend plan to stem overcrowding at central area elementaries

    Balto. Co. schools recommend plan to stem overcrowding at central area elementaries
    Baltimore County Public Schools officials told a packed auditorium of Towson-area parents Tuesday night that they planned to recommend opening a new school at the site of the former Loch Raven Elementary and expanding Cromwell Valley Elementary as short-...
  • Reservoir High's Gators tempt us with citrus and pecans [Highland/Fulton]

    It almost doesn't seem right to be talking about citrus fruit when it's turned a little on the chilly side. Nonetheless, the annual Reservoir High School Marching Gators Florida Fruit and Georgia Pecan Sale is back by popular demand. Delicious Florida...
  • Driver safety near schools lacking [Editorial]

    Driver safety near schools lacking [Editorial]
    The irritation about the safety of children who are newly expected to walk to Emmorton Elementary School expressed recently by parents is well-founded for at least two reasons. Firstly, the leadership of Harford County Public Schools cut bus routes...
  • State to hold public forum in Baltimore County on new curriculum

    State to hold public forum  in Baltimore County on new curriculum
    The Maryland State Department of Education will hold a public forum to explain to parents and the general public the new Common Core standards, an education reform being introduced into classrooms this year. The forum for the Baltimore area will be held...
  • Local McDonald's restaurants to offer free coffee on 'Teacher Tuesdays'

    More than 100 McDonald's restaurants across the Baltimore region will be offering free coffee to Maryland educators every week for the rest of the school year. Fast-food restaurants in Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Carroll, Cecil, Harford and...
  • Community celebrated for role in Stoneleigh Elementary addition

    Community celebrated for role in Stoneleigh Elementary addition
    As the students inside the newly renovated, sparkling classrooms at Stoneleigh Elementary worked on their lessons Tuesday morning, Principal Christine Warner and a host of elected officials thanked the parents and community who advocated so hard for the...