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  • Carroll's first student representative on state school board eager to learn from experience

    Carroll's first student representative on state school board eager to learn from experience
    Most high school students aren't interested in understanding state budget documents, reviewing policy or improving education systems. But Steven Priester, known for wearing colorful bow ties to Carroll County Board of Education meetings, isn't like most...
  • Howard school board, teachers' union reach tentative agreements

    Howard school board, teachers' union reach tentative agreements
    The Howard County school system and its teachers' union have reached a tentative agreement for a new contract, avoiding potential arbitration and resolving disputes that lingered throughout the past school year. The one-year deal announced Friday,...
  • Head of home, hospital teachers takes concerns to Howard Board of Education

    Head of home, hospital teachers takes concerns to Howard Board of Education
    In the midst of the continuing impasse between the Howard County Board of Education and the Howard County Education Association, another group of teachers is also struggling to get its voice heard. Tony McGuffin, president of the Howard County Home...
  • Howard Green Jobs program provides cash, experience for disadvantaged teens

    Howard Green Jobs program provides cash, experience for disadvantaged teens
    To say Lourdemilla Dorsainvil has had an interesting, productive summer job is like saying Germany had an interesting, productive World Cup tournament.  So far this year, the 17-year-old rising junior at Oakland Mills High School has, among other...
  • MSA warning signs [Editorial]

    MSA warning signs  [Editorial]
    State education officials told us that scores on this year's Maryland School Assessment exams would go down, and that they most certainly did. Schools state-wide embarked last fall on their first full year of instruction tied to the Common Core standards,...
  • Meg Lawrence receives Catholic youth honor [Highland/Fulton]

    Meg Lawrence receives Catholic youth honor [Highland/Fulton]
    One of the pleasures in life is watching someone that you became acquainted with when he or she was a middle school student grow up into the kind of person you knew he or she would become. Meg Lawrence is one such person. Meg and I became acquainted...
  • Amid concern, BCPS withdraws $35 million Loch Raven renovation plan

    Amid concern, BCPS withdraws $35 million Loch Raven renovation plan
    Baltimore County Public Schools has withdrawn its contentious, $35 million proposal to renovate and reuse Loch Raven Elementary School, its superintendent said Tuesday. Superintendent Dallas Dance said the county asked the school system to reevaluate...
  • Space camp helps kids launch love of science

    Space camp helps kids launch love of science
    While many of her friends spent the summer swimming or going to amusement parks, 11-year-old Asley Ventura, of Laurel, had fun participating in a space camp at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab. During the two-week camp, Asley and about...
  • Design for Catonsville Elementary School released

    Design for Catonsville Elementary School released
    A schematic design for the new Catonsville Elementary School to be built at 106 Bloomsbury Ave. was released by Baltimore County Public Schools last week. The design, created by Rubeling & Associates, a Towson architecture and interior design firm,...
  • Schematic design for Catonsville Elementary unveiled at community meeting

    Schematic design for Catonsville Elementary unveiled at community meeting
    School is out for summer, but that didn't keep Catonsville parents and residents from attending a community input meeting Tuesday night at Catonsville High School to discuss the future of Catonsville Elementary School. The dimly lit auditorium was abuzz...
  • After a tumultuous year, red-hot Orioles outfielder Nelson Cruz has never been happier

    After a tumultuous year, red-hot Orioles outfielder Nelson Cruz has never been happier
    Nelson Cruz presents a deep rooting dilemma for the modern baseball fan. Is the Orioles outfielder the well-mannered son of teachers who built himself into a slugger step by painstaking step? In this version of the story, Cruz is the perfect baseball...
  • Pleasant Plains, how does your garden grow? [Loch Raven]

    The halls of Pleasant Plains Elementary School might be quiet this summer but there's activity outside in the gardens! Actually, 176 square yards of activity in four elevated garden beds with both flowers and vegetables. The entire garden is bordered with...