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  • City, county expand summer free meal programs

    City, county expand summer free meal programs
    When school lets out for the summer, many children lose access to free and reduced-price meals. In the past two weeks, Baltimore County and City both ramped up their efforts to feed these children, who account for eighty-four percent of students in...
  • Long Reach grad gets surprise scholarship from former teacher

    Long Reach grad gets surprise scholarship from former teacher
    When Sarah Suskind, 18, stopped by Long Reach High School with her mother, Shelly, on Thursday morning, she thought they were there to pick up a copy of her high school transcript. Instead, a secretary directed Suskind, a recent graduate, down the...
  • 'So You Think You Can Dance' recap, Atlanta auditions

    'So You Think You Can Dance' recap, Atlanta auditions
    Here we are in Atlanta. You can tell the auditions were in winter, as there is only a narrow window for wearing scarves in Georgia. Joining Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy is Lil Buck, a Memphis-based dancer known for a style called "jookin." Mariah...
  • Southwest Baltimore County volunteers among nominees for first Volunteer of the Year award

    Southwest Baltimore County volunteers among nominees for first Volunteer of the Year award
    Volunteers from 73 Baltimore County public schools were honored at a special breakfast event in Cockeysville on Thursday morning as the first-ever BCPS Volunteer of the Year was announced. "This is our first time bringing all of the volunteers...
  • Federal court hears NAACP suit against Harford over desegregation [50 years ago]

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, June 18, 1964: The case of the NAACP against the Harford Board of Education was heard in federal court 50 years ago this week. The school board was called to defend its three-year desegregation plan...
  • At Paul's Place, partnership with nursing school promotes good health

    At Paul's Place, partnership with nursing school promotes good health
    He moved to Baltimore to take a job as a property manager, but when the company he worked for collapsed, Ganesh Boodram said, he found himself living in the streets. Homelessness was cruel to the Boston native. He was hit by a car, shattering a...
  • Setting the right course on college [Letter]

    Setting the right course on college [Letter]
    I have thought the college process is a little over the top after having put four children through college ("We share the blame for college student woes," June 16). The stress and the drama associated with high school students looking to make "the right...
  • Republicans battle for legislative seats in Harford, Cecil District 35

    Republicans battle for legislative seats in Harford, Cecil District 35
    Redistricting since the last election has significantly altered the boundaries of Legislative District 35. What was formerly an all-Harford County district encompassing Abingdon, Bel Air and the northern third of the county has been shifted eastward...
  • 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...
  • Good reasons for pride at Folly Quarter Middle [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    Good reasons for pride at Folly Quarter Middle [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]
    Thanks to the many snowy days we had this past winter, the school year was extended, and the last day of school for Howard County Public School students will be Friday, June 20. There are lots of excited students and teachers who are ready to start...
  • City evaluates art in schools as part of 10-year renovation plan

    City evaluates art in schools as part of 10-year renovation plan
    Art conservator Lori Trusheim leaned out of a second-story window and squinted through her camera at a 72-square-foot copper sculpture that has become a local landmark. The elements have taken a toll over the past three decades, and she wants it...
  • 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...