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  • 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...
  • Summer reading program aims to close achievement gap

    Summer reading program aims to close achievement gap
    If all goes according to plan, books such as "Charlotte's Web" and "The Magic School Bus" will spark the imaginations of 27,000 Baltimore County Public Schools students this summer. For the second year, books have been distributed to 47 Title I...
  • Howard All County Improv is full of laughs

    Howard All County Improv is full of laughs
    A blogging frog that is afraid of bees; a game of Michael Bolton tennis; and a fight between Mary Poppins and Clifford the Big Red Dog. An unlikely trio, but all three were ideas from the creative minds of students involved in Howard County's All County...
  • '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...
  • Carroll's Venturing Crew 202 captures Maryland Envirothon

    Carroll's Venturing Crew 202 captures Maryland Envirothon
    A five-member team of students from Carroll County's Venturing Crew 202 won the 24th annual Maryland Envirothon — an outdoor natural resources competition that challenges students to identify and categorize living resources, perform soil surveys and...
  • 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...
  • Mark Turgeon, Terps try to move past tumultuous offseason and on to new success

    Mark Turgeon, Terps try to move past tumultuous offseason and on to new success
    COLLEGE PARK¬†—¬†This is not how Maryland men's basketball coach Mark Turgeon envisioned the Terps would enter the Big Ten Conference. Coming off a disappointing 17-15 season and having lost half his scholarship players in a tumultuous four-week...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Columbia teens teach seniors tech tricks

    Columbia teens teach seniors tech tricks
    Sherry Schneider's husband wants to give her a gift, but she's not sure how she feels about it. "My husband is threatening to give me his iPad, and I have no clue what to do with it," said Schneider, a Columbia resident. With help from a group of...
  • Blackhawks named Capitals' Winter Classic foe; Baltimore unlikely as site

    Blackhawks named Capitals' Winter Classic foe; Baltimore unlikely as site
    Capitals Blackhawks named Winter Classic foe; Baltimore unlikely as site The Washington Capitals will host the Chicago Blackhawks for the Winter Classic on New Year's Day 2015, an individual with knowledge of the situation said Friday. The first...