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  • Two additional vaccinations required for students in Carroll County

    Two additional vaccinations required for students in Carroll County
    Although it's still mid-summer, the first day of school is not far off. In addition to choosing a backpack in which to carry their new pencils and notebooks, some Carroll County students also have to get additional immunizations before they can start...
  • Event in Overbrook showcases neighbors' talents [Towson]

    Event in Overbrook showcases neighbors' talents [Towson]
    Andie Aloi, of Overbrook, and a rising sixth-grader at Dumbarton Middle School, recently directed an event in her community called "A Night to Celebrate the Arts in Overbrook." The evening showcased the artistic talents of children and adults, including...
  • Harford school board approves change to weighted grading policy

    Harford school board approves change to weighted grading policy
    Those Bs and Cs some Harford County Public Schools students have been taking home on their report cards are going to be worth more in the coming school year than they have been in the past. And, there's the possibility some Bs and Cs students received...
  • Summer jobs prepare the next generation [Commentary]

    Summer jobs prepare the next generation [Commentary]
    I landed my first summer job when I was 16. The qualifications were straightforward — possess strong decision-making skills, the ability to negotiate and compromise with colleagues, and the strength to maintain a calm demeanor in the face of...
  • Columbia theatrical history behind 'Addams' production

    Columbia theatrical history behind 'Addams' production
    "Through the arts, children learn … and become better people," said longtime theater director Toby Orenstein at a recent rehearsal of her Columbia Center for Theatrical Arts (CCTA) Summer Teen Professional Camp. She spoke during the breaks of...
  • Maryland to give harder tests for high school graduation requirement

    Maryland to give harder tests for high school graduation requirement
    Starting next year, students will face tougher requirements to graduate from Maryland's public high schools. The state school board voted Tuesday to replace the English and Algebra I High School Assessment — graduation requirements since 2009...
  • A new meaning for B&B

    A new meaning for B&B
    Any craft-beer devotee will tell you the hardest thing about visiting a craft brewery is getting up to leave. Delaware's Dogfish Head Craft Brewery is encouraging more people to stay by going beyond the welcome mat to the spare bedroom — or 16....
  • Reflections on a year as student rep to Harford school board

    Reflections on a year as student rep to Harford school board
    Benjamin Barsam recently wrapped up an opportunity that few 17 and 18-year-olds get, to be taken seriously by the adult members of a governing body. Barsam, 18, served as the student member of the Harford County Board of Education for the 2013-2014...
  • Towson undergrad classes will begin soon at Harford Community College

    Towson undergrad classes will begin soon at Harford Community College
    People who have wanted to get four-year college degrees without leaving Harford County will soon have an opportunity beyond online courses. Starting this fall, Towson University is planning to offer upper-level undergraduate college credit classes...
  • Muslim community pushes to close schools on two holy days

    Muslim community pushes to close schools on two holy days
    At nearly every Baltimore County school board meeting for the past decade, Dr. Bash Pharoan has testified for his allotted three minutes about a single issue: the calendar. The Muslim physician, whose children attended county schools, wants the school...
  • 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,...
  • Richard W. 'Dick' Bourne

    Richard W. 'Dick' Bourne
    Richard W. "Dick" Bourne, a colorful longtime University of Baltimore law professor who retired earlier this year, died July 12 of pancreatic cancer at his Pylesville farm. He was 71. "He was a wonderful colleague and one of those special men who told...