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  • Five Questions for banking industry veteran Scott Wilfong

    Five Questions for banking industry veteran Scott Wilfong
    Banking industry veteran and native Baltimorean Scott Wilfong got involved with the Living Classrooms Foundation to help improve lives in some of East Baltimore's neediest neighborhoods, including Perkins Homes, the Fayette Street corridor and McElderry...
  • Pizza box art? Jelly bean portrait? Well, why not?

    For proof that kids love pizza, have a look at Everett Stimler's "Folk Art House." A 5th grader at Lisbon Elementary School, Stimler made this painting by applying acrylic paint to the lid of a pizza box. And several other students in a new art exhibit...
  • Veteran teacher and principal honored as Baltimore County's best

    Veteran teacher and principal honored as Baltimore County's best
    Even after 31 years, Gunpowder Elementary School fifth-grade teacher Anne Cross feels like her career is just beginning. Cross, who has taught at the school in Perry Hall since 1991, was recognized by Baltimore County school officials as the 2014-2015...
  • Clemens Crossing students collect 550 books to donate

    Clemens Crossing students collect 550 books to donate
    To prepare for the seventh annual Battle of the Books, fifth-grade students in Howard County had to read 15 books for the competition But students at Clemens Crossing Elementary School in Columbia took their preparation a step further, with the aim of...
  • Leo Clubs accomplish much at three schools [Glenwood/Glenelg/Dayton]

    The Glenwood Lions Club sponsors three school-based Leo Clubs, one at Bushy Park Elementary School, one at Folly Quarter Middle School and one at Glenwood Middle School. The three clubs believe in the Lions Club motto, "We Serve," and do their best to...
  • Hannah Berry crowned Junior Miss Teen Maryland [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    Hannah Berry crowned Junior Miss Teen Maryland [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]
    Hannah Berry, a 2013 graduate of Marriotts Ridge High School, says that she, like many other girls, once struggled with self-confidence. However, she credits a supportive family and competitive pageants with strengthening her assurance. The pageants aim...
  • Bluebird trail at Pot Spring Elementary restored in time for fledgling season

    Bluebird trail at Pot Spring Elementary restored in time for fledgling season
    The bluebirds are coming back. At least, that's the hope at Pot Spring Elementary School. The bluebird trail has been restored in time for the spring fledgling season, when eggs are laid and bluebird chicks hatch. The restoration comes thanks to Maureen...
  • Broadneck has AACPS Teacher of Year, St. Martin's has independent honoree

    Broadneck has AACPS Teacher of Year, St. Martin's has independent honoree
    A social studies teacher at Broadneck High School was named Anne Arundel County Public Schools Teacher of the Year for 2013-14 at the county's annual Excellence in Education Awards banquet Thursday night. Christina Houstian, Broadneck's second teacher...
  • All State slots for Marriotts Ridge High musicians [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    Over the past couple weeks, I have recognized musical accomplishments at the elementary and middle school levels, and now the spotlight turns to Marriotts Ridge High School. Choral Director Terry Eberhardt, Band Director Nick Ellis and Orchestra...
  • Side by Side breakfast in Laurel celebrates growth, achievement

    Side by Side breakfast in Laurel celebrates growth, achievement
    Community members and education advocates filled Bethany Community Church on Saturday morning for the Laurel-based nonprofit Side by Side's fifth annual fundraiser breakfast and silent auction. Side by Side, launched in 2009 by former Laurel Leader...
  • Nonfiction crowding out the classics? Another Common Core debate

    Nonfiction crowding out the classics? Another Common Core debate
    The Common Core education standards have elicited a national debate that extends well beyond the classroom — touching a wide range of fears, from a federal takeover of local schools to government use of databases to collect information on children....
  • Emmorton residents warn of gridlock as projects move forward in Route 24 area

    Emmorton residents warn of gridlock as  projects move forward in Route 24 area
    Emmorton-area residents urged Harford County officials to consider new traffic solutions as two residential projects, at Constant Friendship and Plumtree Road, move through the county's development review process. As the Evergreen Woods Apartments...