| Mar 25, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Seven children throw their hands up in the air, suppressing the urge to speak in order to gain the attention of Tessa Ropp, their sign language teacher.
Every few minutes, a soft giggle can be heard.
Otherwise, the classroom at Westchester...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 3:15 AM
Five teachers – three from Edgewood area schools – are the finalists for the Harford County Public Schools 2014 Teacher of the Year award, that a former HCPS superintendent said is the highest honor a teacher can receive.
Three finalists are...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 5:35 AM
The Baltimore County Board of Education on Tuesday approved a redistricting option that will pull students from four schools to attend the new Mays Chapel Elementary School in Timonium, ending a months-long process that grew contentious ahead of the...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 3:52 PM
Proposed new school buildings in Fallston and Havre de Grace got a big push forward Tuesday, as the state agreed to fund the Youth's Benefit Elementary School replacement and recommended approval to replace Havre de Grace Middle/High School.
| Mar 25, 2014
| 7:31 AM
Three Bel Air-area Girl Scouts not only observed Monday's meeting of the Harford County Board of Education as part of getting a citizenship badge, they became active participants by telling board members about the difficulties they face as students at...
| Mar 22, 2014
| 3:21 PM
In its eighth year, Empty Bowls has become not only a major fundraiser for one of Baltimore's oldest and busiest charities but a popular event for which people are willing to get in line early.
Half an hour before doors opened Saturday at the Maryland...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 6:30 AM
It's probably safe to assume most of us are looking forward to spring. It's no coincidence that snow is a four-lettered word. Especially after the past two weeks. But all this snow didn't prevent the youth of our neighborhood from accomplishing some...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Harford County Public Schools are out of planned inclement weather make-up days, and school officials say will they need clarification from the state if they need to request a waiver of excused absence for at least two or, possibly, three days.
| Feb 13, 2014
| 6:51 AM
The Carroll County Board of Education voted unanimously Wednesday to have staff begin researching the feasibility of building a combined elementary and middle school, and redistricting students throughout the county.
Based upon a comprehensive...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Abingdon Elementary School students showed up to class Wednesday morning only to be sent home almost immediately after the building had heating problems, Harford County Public Schools said.
"Due to a mechanical failure in the building that has...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 7:45 AM
While there was no topping perfection on Feb. 22 at New Town High School, there was something to be gained from determination for the team from Hillcrest Elementary School.
It took the last of three bonus questions to determine the second place winner...
| 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,...