| Apr 2, 2014
| 4:09 AM
Ravens starting wide receiver Torrey Smith attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday for a new playground at Dogwood Elementary in Baltimore.
The elementary school was the recipient of a donated playground from Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 1:04 PM
Harford County Public Schools and BGE utility officials recently marked a four-year collaboration that has resulted in annual savings of hundreds of thousands of dollars in energy costs through energy-efficiency projects in schools.
"We've been able to...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 12:22 PM
To prepare for the seventh annual Battle of the Books, fifth-grade students in Howard County had to read 15 books for the competition
But students at Clemens Crossing Elementary School in Columbia took their preparation a step further, with the aim of...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 3:05 AM
The Glenwood Lions Club sponsors three school-based Leo Clubs, one at Bushy Park Elementary School, one at Folly Quarter Middle School and one at Glenwood Middle School. The three clubs believe in the Lions Club motto, "We Serve," and do their best to...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 1:25 PM
Hannah Berry, a 2013 graduate of Marriotts Ridge High School, says that she, like many other girls, once struggled with self-confidence. However, she credits a supportive family and competitive pageants with strengthening her assurance. The pageants aim...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 5:15 AM
The bluebirds are coming back. At least, that's the hope at Pot Spring Elementary School. The bluebird trail has been restored in time for the spring fledgling season, when eggs are laid and bluebird chicks hatch.
The restoration comes thanks to Maureen...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 8:21 PM
A social studies teacher at Broadneck High School was named Anne Arundel County Public Schools Teacher of the Year for 2013-14 at the county's annual Excellence in Education Awards banquet Thursday night.
Christina Houstian, Broadneck's second teacher...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 3:15 AM
A Sunday at St. Margaret Catholic Church in Bel Air is rarely low-key, and this past weekend was no exception.
People poured out of the packed sanctuary after the noon Mass, one of eight each weekend at St. Margaret and Saint Mary Magdalen Mission,...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 12:39 PM
No hearing before the Howard County Board of Education in recent years has ever drawn more than 200 or so people — not even redistricting.
But the board room Thursday, Jan. 29 was filled to the brim with more than 300 people, and across the parking...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 12:14 PM
The public will have an opportunity Monday evening to look at and comment on a preliminary site plan for the new Youth's Benefit Elementary School to be built on the site of the existing school property in Fallston.
The community input meeting on the...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 6:01 PM
Sharon L. Friedlander, a much beloved Baltimore County public schools special education teacher, died Jan. 24 of giant cell myocarditis, a rare disease that attacks the heart, at Johns Hopkins Hospital.
The longtime Pikesville resident was 59.
| Feb 3, 2014
| 8:06 AM
Stephanie Todd, 8, smiled broadly as she talked about the pink telescope that sits in her home. But she's even more excited about the opportunity to look through a telescope that has some history.
"The first thing I'm going to look for is [the...