| Jul 23, 2013
| 8:02 AM
It seems an odd time for books to be flying off a school's library's shelves, but at Halstead Academy, Ethan Pranke and Noah Neverdon can't resist.
Asked about popular children's book author Dan Gutman, the two rising fifth-graders retrieved several...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Believe it or not, school starts in less than two weeks, so please be cautious as you navigate area streets during arrival and dismissal time.
Also, parents, let your students who walk to school know how important it is for them to cross where the...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 9:00 AM
It may be his first year as a principal at Lansdowne Elementary, but Stephen Price is no stranger to working in Title I schools.
"I've been with a Title I school my entire career," said the 31-year-old Long Island native, who began his career in...
| Aug 22, 2013
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,...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 2:45 AM
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...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 4:13 PM
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...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 6:23 PM
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...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 3:00 AM
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...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 2:40 PM
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...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 2:14 PM
On June 12, Darlington Elementary School held its fifth-grade farewell with Principal Brenda Taylor officiating the program. Attending the program for the graduation fifth grade students included students from years gone by, State Sen. Barry Glassman,...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 10:07 AM
As he approaches the end of his first year in office, Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dallas Dance has begun to untangle the messy knot of school overcrowding left for him by his predecessors.
Even as Dance and his team are making a point...