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  • City's low-income students among highest achievers

    City's low-income students among highest achievers
    Most education research suggests that students at Hamilton Elementary and Thomas Johnson Middle would be handicapped by their low-income backgrounds. But students at those schools and six others in the city are beating the odds of poverty, according...
  • Howard County Briefs

    Classical music The Sundays At Three Chamber Music Series presents the Aeolus Quartet at 3 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, May 31-June 1, at 4222 Club Court in Ellicott City. Venue is a private residence with performance space and seating on two levels,...
  • Howard Council adopts FY15 budget, including Merriweather fixes

    Howard Council adopts FY15 budget, including Merriweather fixes
    The Howard County Council on Wednesday passed capital and operating budgets for fiscal year 2015 that together totaled about $1.29 billion and provided funding for a plan that will accelerate the renovation and hand-over of Columbia’s Merriweather...
  • Meteorologists may tip balance in Harford school weather zone debate

    Meteorologists may tip balance in Harford school weather zone debate
    Professional weathermen could tip the balance in the ongoing debate about creating a separate weather zone for northern Harford County school closing and delay decisions. Meteorologists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National...
  • First-generation seniors become Notre Dame university Trailblazers

    When Rachel De La Haya drives back to San Antonio, Texas, after graduating from Notre Dame of Maryland University on Saturday, she won't be hitting the road so much as blazing a trail. She is the first generation of her family to graduate from college,...
  • Ten to be inducted into Edgewood High Hall of Fame

    Ten to be inducted into Edgewood High Hall of Fame
    Edgewood High School will induct 10 new members into its Hall of Fame during ceremonies in conjunction with the Class of 2014 graduation day May 29. The inductees will join the 26 who have been enshrined in the four-year-old program, a joint project of...
  • BSA offers great support, but it's not for every student [Letter]

    BSA offers great support, but it's not for every student [Letter]
    When I read Patricia Schultheis' recent commentary on Baltimore School for the Arts ("Who is responsible for Jabril?" May 19), I was saddened and frustrated. I was disappointed to hear that she, and the young man she spoke of, Jabril, had such a...
  • In defense of Baltimore School for the Arts [Letter]

    In defense of Baltimore School for the Arts [Letter]
    Baltimore School for the Arts is one of Baltimore's greatest treasures. I know I am playing the long odds in working toward a career in acting. I hear the jokes correlating the arts and the McDonald's drive-through. I recognized in middle school that,...
  • Laurel American Legion member mixes patriotism with enthusiasm

    Laurel American Legion member mixes patriotism with enthusiasm
    Lesley Brinton is worried. She is uneasy about the future of the role Memorial Day plays in the hearts of Americans. Over the years, she noted, the solemn occasion has been eclipsed by its signal as the gateway to summer fun.   "It's all about...
  • World class bike drive held by Leo Club [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    World class bike drive held by Leo Club [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]
    The Glenwood Middle School Leo Club's Bikes for the World collection drive was another success. The Leo members collected 86 bicycles and one sewing machine, which were all loaded on a truck to be sent to Bikes for the World. This Leo Club and the...
  • North Harford school weather district not necessary [Editorial]

    North Harford school weather district not necessary [Editorial]
    After a winter like the one that seems like it ended only a few days ago, it's natural for conversations to turn to matters relating to when it's good policy to close schools because of snow, ice or some other inclement weather. The starting point in...
  • Harford seventh-graders must get new vaccinations

    Students entering seventh grade in Harford County will join their peers throughout Maryland in being forced to meet new immunization requirements. All new seventh graders must now have a combination tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (Tdap) vaccine, as...