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  • Howard High PTSA president seeks school board seat

    Howard High PTSA president seeks school board seat
    Christine O'Connor says she isn't trying to reinvent the wheel when it comes to her run for the Howard County Board of Education. But she believes it's time to shake things up a bit. "An involved parent, who is inside our schools, would be...
  • Running for council in Havre de Grace [Letter]

    I am Dave Glenn and I am really excited for the opportunity to run for re-election for the Havre de Grace City Council. For those that don't know me, I have been a resident of Havre de Grace since 1967. I have been happily married to the former Terri...
  • Hearing on new Timonium school's boundaries draws fire

    Hearing on new Timonium school's boundaries draws fire
    Wednesday's public hearing on the proposed boundaries for the new elementary school in Mays Chapel illustrated the clear divide between the communities for which the $28 million school is being built to serve. Forty-five parents spoke at the meeting...
  • Alyana Whitfield sees litter and does something [North Laurel/Savage]

    I wish everyone would see the world through children's eyes. I know it would be a much cleaner world if we all saw it like Alyana Whitfield. Alyana, a first-grader at Gorman Crossing, noticed the trash along the road. She wanted to know why it was there...
  • Forty students enter their race cars in the Oakleigh 500 [Loch Raven]

    By the time the kids are in fifth grade, many school volunteers find it time to go back to work and are no longer able to volunteer. Not so for Ron and Wendy Duncan. But then again, they're not parents of elementary students, they're grandparents!...
  • Hereford parents are no bullies [Letter]

    Having attended the PTA meeting Laura McDowell refers to ("Hereford bullies," Feb. 26), I am at the very least perplexed about her letter. The term "Hereford Zone" came from a weather definition for an area comprising over 200 miles that is effected...
  • PTA Council members weren't 'bullied' over schedule change [Letter]

    PTA Council members weren't 'bullied' over schedule change [Letter]
    I was in attendance at the recent Baltimore County PTA Council meeting mentioned by letter writer Laura McDowell, and I can assure you that her description of the meeting is inaccurate and actually a bit offensive ("Hereford bullies," Feb. 26). Although...
  • Banner year for Glenelg High's Silks Squad [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    When the Glenelg High School Marching Unit steps out onto the parade route, they are preceded by members of the Silks Squad carrying the banner and flags. The Silks Squad has been under the direction of Jen Blizzard-Sisk since the summer of 2013....
  • Howard schools push back MSA dates, mull waivers

    Howard schools push back MSA dates, mull waivers
    For Howard County students, March came in like a lion, canceling two days of school in a row. A late winter storm blowing through the region in the early hours Monday, closed schools that day, and schools stayed closed Tuesday as Howard County Public...
  • County PTA right to question Dance [Letter]

    County PTA right to question Dance [Letter]
    Your recent editorial on the Baltimore County PTA Council was well titled ("Signs of trouble in county schools?" Feb. 24). The PTA council has a history of being a "rabble rousing" organization during controversial times in the county school system....
  • Long-promised community school comes to fruition

    Long-promised community school comes to fruition
    More than a decade before thousands rallied outside the State House in Annapolis for adequate school facilities for the city's children, several dozen residents met in a school lunchroom in Northeast Baltimore to lay the groundwork for building just one...
  • Howard County parents ready for school wellness hearing

    Howard County parents ready for school wellness hearing
    Howard County parents are ready to make their voices heard on the school system's proposed health and wellness policy. The Board of Education is holding a public hearing on the new, half-implemented wellness through nutrition and physical activity...