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  • More than 300 participate in Joppatowne High's Wounded Warrior 5K

    More than 300 participate in Joppatowne High's Wounded Warrior 5K
    The Joppatowne High School PTSA and Athletic Boosters hosted their first Wounded Warrior Community 5K Run/Walk at Joppatowne High on Saturday to assist members of the armed services who have been injured in the line of duty. Far exceeding expectations...
  • Board approves budget with funds for Monarch school, employee pay hikes

    Board approves budget with funds for Monarch school, employee pay hikes
    The Anne Arundel County school board adopted a $1.02 billion operating budget last week for the next fiscal year that includes funding for employee pay increases and the money to open a new contract school. But the panel criticized county government...
  • Folly Quarter Middle ends year with celebration of national honors

    Folly Quarter Middle ends year with celebration of national honors
    As the school year in Howard County came to a close last week, the Folly Quarter Middle School community was celebrating its National Blue Ribbon honor when school officials announced another recent accolade — an online education resource named...
  • Laurel health and wellness ambassador puts words in print

    Laurel health and wellness ambassador puts words in print
    Carl Powell was a high school junior in the Pittsburgh area when his father had a stroke in 1977. "That scared the hell out of me," Powell said. "I saw what effect of not being healthy could do. He was 40 and he never walked again." Powell weighed...
  • Baltimore study indicates family influences academic, work place success

    Baltimore study indicates family influences academic, work place success
    In the American dream a child can rise above a low-income background to go to college and then a high-paying job, but research by a Johns Hopkins University sociologist over a quarter of a century shows it rarely happens in Baltimore. Karl Alexander,...
  • Edgewood High Class of 2014 part of larger 'legacy'

    Edgewood High Class of 2014 part of larger 'legacy'
    The 285 members of Edgewood High School's Class of 2014 were reminded Thursday evening that they are part of a rich legacy, and that they have made their own significant contributions to that legacy. "It is Edgewood High School's rich history, and the...
  • Summer, fall event registration going fast

    Basketball HYBA is now accepting registration for the Fall Friday Night Basketball Program. The league is played on Fridays in September and October, and is open to boys and girls ages 5-18. To register, visit HYBA.org, or call 410-461-7694. Sports...
  • High school students give Naval Academy a test drive

    A few hundred high school juniors gathered in a ring around a hawk as it devoured a squirrel Tuesday morning at the Naval Academy. Brandishing their smartphones, the crowd groaned and cheered at the action. "Take a picture and move on," an academy...
  • Edwards says she will not 'lower standards' on teacher evaluations

    Edwards says she will not 'lower standards' on teacher evaluations
    About 100 Baltimore educators rallied at city school headquarters Monday, protesting last-minute changes to their evaluation system that the teachers union vowed it would fight to reverse. But district officials say doing so would result in "lower...
  • Chabad Jewish Center in Towson to expand

    Chabad Jewish Center in Towson to expand
    The Chabad Jewish Center at Towson and Goucher is expanding and getting a new name. The facility at 14 Aigburth Road will nearly triple its size. Its new name, Chabad of Towson, reflects the goal of the Chabad rabbi, Mendy Rivkin, to serve not only the...
  • Fifth graders celebrate milestone with joy and tears [West Laurel]

    This is the time of year for graduations and promotions of all sorts. Bond Mill Elementary celebrated their fifth-grade students going on to middle school. Justin FitzGerald, principal extraordinaire, opened the ceremony with nostalgia and humor. Drew...
  • Second-largest class in Harford Christian history graduates

    Second-largest class in Harford Christian history graduates
    Harford Christian School administrators, parents and supporters bid farewell to the second-largest graduating class in the school's 48-year-history Friday night. The 49-member Class of 2014 is second only to the Darlington school's Class of 2012,...