| Jun 6, 2013
| 7:17 AM
Deborah Bittner said she's known she wanted to be a teacher since she was in the second grade at Edmondson Heights Elementary School.
"You enjoy the kids, you enjoy being with them," she said. "You like to see them grow in the knowledge they're...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 2:48 PM
Considering the overcrowding problems that have plagued public schools in Harford County over the years, the knowledge that only one of the system's 52 schools is overcrowded is a positive development, but only if the issue isn't examined too deeply....
| Jun 7, 2013
| 8:50 AM
Two Howard County schools recently received their Maryland Green Schools certification from the Maryland Association for Environmental and Outdoor Education.
Marriotts Ridge High School and Stevens Forest Elementary School were both first-time green...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 8:35 AM
If every picture tells a story, there are dozens of stories being told in the current exhibit at the Howard County Arts Council. "Visual Storyteller: Narrative in Art" features artwork in various media by students in the Howard County Public School...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 9:29 AM
A Forest Lakes Elementary School music teacher, preparing to take an extended leave to undergo aggressive cancer treatment, petitioned the members of the Harford County Board of Education Monday to allow his fellow educators to donate their sick days so...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Students and parents filled the halls at Swansfield Elementary School, looking at massive display boards with 40 years of photographs. Children took turns writing next to the images: "Swansfield is: awesome." "Fabulous." "Fun."
| Apr 15, 2013
| 9:11 AM
Nyani Hawkins, 9, a Riverside Elementary School student, has been chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Maryland Pageant to be held Aug. 8 to 10 at the Hyatt Regency Reston in Reston, Va. The National American Miss pageants are held for...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 8:56 AM
We've been experiencing some strange bird behavior by a confused robin. For the last two or three springs, a robin has been visiting us and staying on the top-most branch of a rhododendron bush that is in front of our living room windows.
All day long,...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 4:16 PM
Students at Youth's Benefit Elementary School in Fallston received a big surprise Thursday morning when they learned their school was the grand prize winner of $25,000 in the Scott Shared Values Box Tops for Education Sweepstakes.
Scott Brand and...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 3:15 AM
For the 11th year, hundreds of volunteers set out Friday to make another corner of Harford County a little greener on Arbor Day, the day reserved for planting trees.
This year's county-sponsored Arbor Day event focused on the grassy areas around...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 1:08 PM
On Feb. 5, the Baltimore County Board of Education approved a proposal to build a 700-seat elementary school on the current site of Mays Chapel Park in Timonium. This decision is the culmination of a long process in which the board, county executive and...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 4:48 AM
At Germantown Elementary School in Annapolis, students receive physical education once a week. Officially, that is.
Unofficially, students are engaging in the same level of activity as their "go-outside-and-play" parents of previous generations. At...