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  • Howard BOE student member sees role as 'pinnacle of student government'

    Howard BOE student member sees role as 'pinnacle of student government'
    Ever since Patrick Mikulis met the student member of the Howard County Board of Education while a student at Triadelphia Ridge Elementary School, he knew he wanted to hold the same position. Beginning July 1, Mikulis will have that chance. On April...
  • Dowd Award honors outstanding county school administrators

    Martin Tierney, principal of Manchester Elementary School, and Troy Barnes, assistant principal at Westminster High School, were named winners of the annual Rita Board Dowd Award for Outstanding Carroll County School Administrators during the Board of...
  • Cranberry Station parent a semifinalist for state award

    Aimee Schultz, whose two sons attend Cranberry Station Elementary School, was named by state Superintendent of Schools Lillian Lowery as one of the 24 semifinalists for the 2014 Parent Involvement Matters Award. The semifinalists represent Maryland's 23...
  • Carrolltowne Elementary teacher named county's best

    Carrolltowne Elementary teacher named county's best
    Nicole Heinlein, a third-grade teacher at Carrolltowne Elementary School, was named Carroll County 2014 Teacher of the Year during the Board of Education's employee recognition ceremony on May 6. Accolades are nothing new for Heinlein, who has been...
  • Harford County schools and BGE work toward greater energy efficiency

    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...
  • Marriotts Ridge High School student named Presidential Scholar

    Marriotts Ridge High School senior Tianhao Gao approached taking the SAT with one primary objective: score well enough to prevent needing to take it a second time. To say she accomplished that goal is an understatement. The Ellicott City resident, who...
  • High-schoolers work hard on the art of the 'promposal'

    High-schoolers work hard on the art of the 'promposal'
    Mr. Paul, the teacher explained, wanted to invite Miss Claire to a princess ball. For that, Tracy Aitken told her kindergartners at Hollifield Station Elementary, the high school senior needed their help. The 22 children colored in letters. When...
  • In a switch, more moms opt to stay home with kids

    In a switch, more moms opt to stay home with kids
    Megan Mocik never envisioned herself as a stay-at-home mother. After having twins four years ago, the former marketing manager for New York-based International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. was determined to press on with a career, even one that came with...
  • Howard County mom gave flight to seven Eagles

    Howard County mom gave flight to seven Eagles
    When Mary Agnes McCarville and Fred Lewis met as students at the University of Delaware in 1949, they naturally had no way of knowing where their courtship would lead. Today, after 63 years of marriage, the Clarksville parents of 10 recently had...
  • 60 years after Brown v. Board of Ed, pockets of segregation remain in Md. schools

    60 years after Brown v. Board of Ed, pockets of segregation remain in Md. schools
    At 16, Dorant Wells has experienced the complexities of what Brown v. Board of Education, the landmark school desegregation ruling, has wrought: He attended a middle school full of students of different colors and nationalities, but one where he sometimes...
  • Lands of plenty [Commentary]

    Lands of plenty [Commentary]
    I sit here at my desk opening mail and chucking envelopes and unwanted fliers into the recycling bin. I have a computer at my fingertips, plus phones, a printer, scanner, cameras and lots of office supplies: pens, pencils, stapler, and scissors. It all...
  • Excitement over chess propels Stoneleigh to championship win

    Excitement over chess propels Stoneleigh to championship win
    Sue Thompson deserves her own trophy for her part in Stoneleigh Elementary's first place win for the second year in a row in Baltimore County Public Schools' fourth annual systemwide Chess Championship last month. Thompson uses the game in her first...