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  • 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...
  • Summer school is about more than academics [Commentary]

    Summer school is about more than academics [Commentary]
    Last week, The Sun reported on Baltimore City Public School's (BCPS) efforts to increase academic promotion rates among middle school students by giving them the chance to attend BELL (Building Educated Leaders for Life) summer learning programs. The...
  • African American coalition voices support for Howard Elementary School Model

    African American coalition voices support for Howard Elementary School Model
    Nearly one month since the Elementary School Model Initiative to be implemented in five elementary schools next year was unveiled, African Americans in Howard County (AAIHC) is throwing its support behind the initiative and four Board of Education...
  • Howard PRIDE members say program yields benefits in and out of classroom

    Howard PRIDE members say program yields benefits in and out of classroom
    A group of young men at Howard Community College are giving new meaning to the Orwellian phrase, "Big Brother is watching you." They are members of the community college's leadership program Howard PRIDE (Purpose, Respect, Initiative, Determination,...
  • School officials, council confident in keeping new Monarch school on track

    School officials, council confident in keeping new Monarch school on track
    County schools will launch the new academic year Aug. 25, but parents seeking to enroll their children in the district's new contract school should also pay attention to another date: June 18. That's the day school officials say it needs all funding...
  • Charter schools have place in city's future [Letter]

    Charter schools have place in city's future [Letter]
    As a parent of Baltimore City Public School students, I take great offense to the commentary, "City principals call for funding forums" (May 22), written by five BCPS principals. I find it offensive that, while they do highlight the numerous and...
  • Gifted programs ensure better futures [Commentary]

    Gifted programs ensure better futures [Commentary]
    I am a proud Baltimore City College and Roland Park Middle School alumna who now attends the University of Maryland. I want to thank the City College and Polytechnic Institute students, alumni, friends and teachers whose lobbying efforts helped secure...