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  • New Youth's Benefit Elementary in Fallston will have a distinctive look

    New Youth's Benefit Elementary in Fallston will have a distinctive look
    With work beginning on construction of the new Youth's Benefit Elementary School building in Fallston, Harford County Public Schools is showing off an architectural rendering of what the new school will look like when it's finished in three years. School...
  • Conservancy rolls out red carpet for autumn [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    The Howard County Conservancy will offer two more events this month, including a free Saturday program, "Creating a Nature Journal — Observing Trees Year-Round" on Sept. 13 at 10 a.m. Ashley Jarvis will teach participants how to really see trees...
  • Helena E. Wright, city principal

    Helena E. Wright, city principal
    Helena E. Sawyer Roberts Wright, a retired city elementary school teacher and principal who was an active member of Heritage United Church of Christ, died Aug. 18 at her Lochearn home of complications from heart disease. She was 93. "She was a pillar of...
  • A promise to city kindergartners [Commentary]

    A promise to city kindergartners [Commentary]
    Baltimore's kindergartners and their families are the recipients of a new promise this school year: Their city will provide them with the resources they need to reach the single most important benchmark of their early-grade school careers, reading on...
  • Student ID badges are a step we must take for school security [Editorial]

    Student ID badges are a step we must take for school security [Editorial]
    In a perfect world, schools are open institutions, free for students to roam the halls and where all visitors are welcome and report to the principal's office upon arrival. Regrettably, such a perfect world no longer exists, if it ever did. We must...
  • Hammond High Boosters back with their golf fundraiser [North Laurel/Savage]

    Attention, all golfers in the area. Hammond High Boosters are hosting their third annual Golf Tournament on Oct. 11 to raise funds for Hammond High activities. Registration is now being accepted for singles, twosomes and foursomes. Anyone is welcome...
  • Chronic absences plague Baltimore [Commentary]

    Chronic absences plague Baltimore [Commentary]
    Throughout the Baltimore City school year, student success will be measured in the traditional ways, through test scores and grades, and, for high school seniors, by whether or not they graduate. While tracking such standards is vital to understanding...
  • Dulaney High seniors carry on tradition of painting school's boulder - and themselves

    Dulaney High seniors carry on tradition of painting school's boulder - and themselves
    Dulaney High School's Class of 2015 is all grown up and using finger paints. But the finger paints students used last Wednesday are part of a time-honored tradition. Every year, the senior class repaints a gigantic rock behind the school in their...
  • Physical education is more than just a recess activity [Letter]

    Physical education is more than just a recess activity [Letter]
    Thank you for bringing to light the efforts of Donte Samuel at the Belmont Elementary School ("Recess: the fourth 'R'?" Aug. 25). Student, parents and teachers should welcome the dedication of the many individuals who provide daily exercise...
  • 'Genie Wishes' goes inside the mind of the fifth-grader

    'Genie Wishes' goes inside the mind of the fifth-grader
    Baltimore children's book author Elisabeth Dahl used to walk two or three miles just so she could hang out at the Library of Congress, reveling in the Paris Opera House style-architecture, the 23-karat gold-plated dome and the breathtakingly extensive...
  • County school Supt. Dallas Dance ignores taxpayers' concerns [Letter]

    County school Supt. Dallas Dance ignores taxpayers' concerns [Letter]
    Contrary to letter writer Marilyn Pettiway's claim that the media's coverage of Baltimore County School Supt. Dallas Dance has been unfair, The Sun and other outlets not only have reported fairly but have conscientiously followed Mr. Dance's outrageous...
  • Land use and education key issues for 3rd District council candidates

    Land use and education key issues for 3rd District council candidates
    Voters in the Third Councilmanic District will have to choose between a longtime activist running her first campaign and a 40-year veteran of the House of Delegates. Despite their different backgrounds, both say land use and education are the critical...