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Elementary Schools

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  • New Eisenhower principal ready to 'soar' with students

    New Eisenhower principal ready to 'soar' with students
    Jeffrey Holmes has seen a fair amount of first days of school as an educator, and he's noticed something: when elementary students are greeted as they walk through the doors, they respond with smiles and hugs. But middle school students, Holmes said,...
  • Several transfers, promotions announced before start of school

    Several transfers, promotions announced before start of school
    The Howard County Board of Education approved a handful of transfers and promotions at its meeting Thursday, Aug. 15. Heather Moraff, a Title I teacher at Swansfield Elementary School in Columbia, will now be an assistant principal at that school....
  • Riverview Elementary School library's summer hours encourages vacation reading

    Riverview Elementary School library's summer hours encourages vacation reading
    Students chattered noisily as they gathered in groups around tables in the Riverview Elementary School library on a recent Tuesday morning, sharing and discussing the books they had just checked out. Some were reading about sharks, others about...
  • Enchanted Forest Employee Reunion promises to be magical [Ellicott City]

    Calling all Enchanted Forest Little Bo Peeps, Cinderellas and Little Red Riding Hoods! The sixth annual Enchanted Forest Employee Reunion will be held Aug. 17, noon to 4 p.m, at Clark's Elioak Farm. Help spread the word to anyone you think worked at the...
  • As Catonsville skews younger, housing market heats up, schools overflow

    As Catonsville skews younger, housing market heats up, schools overflow
    For Catonsville residents, "Life is Great in 21228" is more than a slogan on a bumper sticker. It's the walkability from their homes to restaurants on Frederick Road, the Catonsville Library and area parks. It's the weekly free concerts in the...
  • Math scores drop among Howard County students

    Math scores drop among Howard County students
    Math scores among Howard County elementary and middle school students dipped this year, according to 2013 Maryland School Assessment results released Tuesday by the Maryland State Department of Education, though scores overall remain higher in the...
  • Catonsville, Arbutus area schools' scores on MSAs consistent with county trends

    Catonsville, Arbutus area schools' scores on MSAs consistent with county trends
    Area educators did not welcome the news that the Maryland State Assessment scores showed decreases in both reading and math performance in county elementary schools. But it was also not a surprise. Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dallas...
  • Kid cooks polish kitchen skills at Classic Catering camp

    Kid cooks polish kitchen skills at Classic Catering camp
    Culinary skills honed at a young age can produce satisfying — and yummy — results. Just ask Charlotte Corcoran's family about the tasty "homemade, not frozen," chicken nuggets corn salsa and salad, the 9-year-old made recently. "I like...
  • Amid many changes, Harford announces 2013-14 school bus routes

    Amid many changes, Harford announces 2013-14 school bus routes
    As nearly 38,000 Harford County Public Schools students get ready to start classes for the 2013-14 school year on Monday, Aug. 26, a number of changes in school bus routes and policies have taken effect since last year. School bus schedules and routes...
  • Sleepy teens

    Any parent of a teenager in high school probably already knows how hard it is to get their child out of bed in the morning for that 7:35 a.m. Algebra II class. Their teachers know it too: At that hour kids are slumped over their desks, sleepy, grumpy...
  • Library Awards Top Summer Readers

    Ring Factory Elementary School, Patterson Mill Middle School and Patterson Mill High School are the recipients of the Harford County Public Library 2013 Summer Reading trophies. The trophies were awarded to the public elementary, middle and high...
  • Help keep someone warm -- donate to the coat drive [Highland/Fulton]

    Have a coat you don't need? Someone out there can probably use it. What got me thinking about this was a recent email about the annual coat drive sponsored by the Pupil Personnel Workers, the PTA Council of Howard County and other community...