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  • Local artists to bring old Bel Air Academy to life once more

    Local artists to bring old Bel Air Academy to life once more
    The Historical Society of Harford County is planning a special event on Wednesday, Aug. 13, when visitors to the society's headquarters in Bel Air will be given a rare glimpse of the old Bel Air High School on Gordon Street, as seen through the eyes and...
  • BCPS tries new 'blended learning' approach for summer school

    BCPS tries new 'blended learning' approach for summer school
    This summer, Baltimore County Public Schools took a different approach to teaching summer school. On Friday, August 1, the last day of summer school, ten students sat in front of computers in the library of Catonsville High School in an attempt to...
  • John W. Dorsey, UMBC chancellor

    John W. Dorsey, UMBC chancellor
    John W. Dorsey, former chancellor of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County who later returned to the classroom where he taught economics, died Monday of respiratory failure at his Laurel home. He was 78. "Many believe that he saved UMBC from...
  • Arundel school buses turn into food trucks to deliver mobile meals to youngsters

    Arundel school buses turn into food trucks to deliver mobile meals to youngsters
    About a dozen schoolchildren at the Willows Apartments in Glen Burnie queued up curbside as the Anne Arundel County school bus pulled up. Some kids were flanked by parents and toddler siblings who appeared just as excited to see the bus; the moment...
  • Posture, breathing techniques among noteworthy lessons at Howard vocal camp

    Posture, breathing techniques among noteworthy lessons at Howard vocal camp
    Youngsters at a summer vocal camp in Howard County are learning the importance of bending their knees when they sing, lest they get dizzy, become queasy and pass out. Who knew something as simple as posture could derail a performance before you even...
  • Worn, fractured rail caused Ellicott City train derailment, NTSB determines

    Worn, fractured rail caused Ellicott City train derailment, NTSB determines
    A worn and fractured rail along train tracks through Ellicott City caused the coal train derailment that killed two women in 2012, the National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday. In its final report on the accident, the NTSB said it found...
  • Howard CAC receives $212,800 from State for Head Start program

    Howard CAC receives $212,800 from State for Head Start program
    The Community Action Council of Howard County has been awarded $212,800 as part of the Prekindergarten Expansion Act of 2014, the Maryland State Department of Education announced this week. According to a CAC news release, the Prekindergarten...
  • Howard Green Jobs program provides cash, experience for disadvantaged teens

    Howard Green Jobs program provides cash, experience for disadvantaged teens
    To say Lourdemilla Dorsainvil has had an interesting, productive summer job is like saying Germany had an interesting, productive World Cup tournament.  So far this year, the 17-year-old rising junior at Oakland Mills High School has, among other...
  • Howard school board, teachers' union reach tentative agreements

    Howard school board, teachers' union reach tentative agreements
    The Howard County school system and its teachers' union have reached a tentative agreement for a new contract, avoiding potential arbitration and resolving disputes that lingered throughout the past school year. The one-year deal announced Friday,...
  • Amid concern, BCPS withdraws $35 million Loch Raven renovation plan

    Amid concern, BCPS withdraws $35 million Loch Raven renovation plan
    Baltimore County Public Schools has withdrawn its contentious, $35 million proposal to renovate and reuse Loch Raven Elementary School, its superintendent said Tuesday. Superintendent Dallas Dance said the county asked the school system to reevaluate...
  • Space camp helps kids launch love of science

    Space camp helps kids launch love of science
    While many of her friends spent the summer swimming or going to amusement parks, 11-year-old Asley Ventura, of Laurel, had fun participating in a space camp at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab. During the two-week camp, Asley and about...
  • Public will get to see what the new Havre de Grace High could look like

    Public will get to see what the new Havre de Grace High could look like
    The public will have opportunities this month to see what the new Havre de Grace Middle and High School could like, as well as the type of educational opportunities that could be available to as many as 1,600 students who will attend the school. A...