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  • Girls basketball: Fallston and Joppatowne remain unbeaten

    Girls basketball: Fallston and Joppatowne remain unbeaten
    The Fallston Cougars (4-0) recorded their fourth straight win to begin the season Monday night, dropping host Overlea 58-27 in a non-league contest. Rachael Holehouse, who scored her 1,000th career point Saturday, scored 14 more points Monday to lead...
  • Education advocacy group to focus on pre-K funding, charter schools

    A new education advocacy group, formed late last year, has pledged to lobby for charter schools, funding for pre-kindergarten education and leave time for parents attending meetings with teachers. MarylandCAN, which is affiliated with a national...
  • Chelsea Clinton fails Journalism 101 again on NBC's Rock Center'

    Chelsea Clinton fails Journalism 101 again on NBC's Rock Center'
    Chelsea Clinton did her second report for NBC's "Rock Center with Brian Williams" Wednesday night, and it was just as flawed as the first. The learning curve does not appear to have bent one degree in the direction of growth. This one-dimensional, under-...
  • St. Peter the Apostle Church to be sold by archdiocese

    St. Peter the Apostle Church to be sold by archdiocese
    A renowned city architect designed St. Peter the Apostle Church 170 years ago. Irish laborers dug the foundation by hand, donating their labor to build it. And its early parishioners spared no expense in adorning their house of worship. They installed...
  • Jarrett Ross, first 2013 Terps recruit, sees a 'good future' at Maryland

    Jarrett Ross, first 2013 Terps recruit, sees a 'good future' at Maryland
    As Maryland stumbled its way through the 2011 season, Jarrett Ross watched intently from afar to keep up with his freshman brother’s progress and try to gauge whether or not he’d like to eventually join the Terps. Ross, a Charter School of...
  • City Springs wants to turn dilapidated schoolyard into sports complex

    City Springs wants to turn dilapidated schoolyard into sports complex
    Most mornings, students arrive early at City Springs Elementary/Middle School to throw a football around on the blacktop. They love the game, but it is hard to play in the raggedy yard behind the school. The students of the school had a plan back in...
  • Chesapeake Science Point readying for 11th-grade expansion

    In its budget proposal for the next fiscal year, the Anne Arundel County school system has recommended allotting $3.5 million to fund the expansion of its two charter schools. That includes adding an 11th grade in August at Chesapeake Science Point...
  • Mustache business for Ravens' playoff run results in fat check for Living Classrooms

    Mustache business for Ravens' playoff run results in fat check for Living Classrooms
    When a group of Woodberry neighbors began selling fake, purple, Joe Flacco-style mustaches for $5 apiece during the Baltimore Ravens' all-too-brief playoff run, it was always their intention to donate a percentage of their profits to one of the...
  • Laurel products prepare for March Madness

    There are 345 college men's basketball teams at the Division I level and the National Collegiate Athletic Association allows each to have three full-time assistant coaches on staff. Laurel High graduate Antoine Gaither has been on staff at Howard...
  • Girls basketball: Joppatowne rebounds in rout of Harford Tech

    The Joppatowne Mariners bounced back from their holiday tournament loss with a lopsided, 60-19, win over Harford Tech Tuesday night in UCBAC Chesapeake Division girls basketball play. The Mariners (2-0 league, 9-1 overall) led 26-4 after one quarter...
  • Book drive to fill shelves in renovated school libraries

    Book drive to fill shelves in renovated school libraries
    Two well-versed third-graders at Southwest Baltimore Charter School helped launch a book drive that will fill the shelves of their school library and three others in the city. Key'Aree Simms and Elega Lamason rehearsed with a guest dressed as the Cat...
  • College prep charter school for boys planned

    A diverse group of educators — including a former Gilman School headmaster — plans to open a public charter school in 2012 that would focus on preparing high school students in the York Road corridor for college. "We envision being the...