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  • Quit complaining about Common Core [Commentary]

    Quit complaining about Common Core [Commentary]
    I am tired. I am tired of the union, the newspaper, and other teachers telling me how I should feel about the Common Core and the new curriculum roll out. I am tired of headlines saying that teachers are resigning in droves and that the Common Core is...
  • Tough school year draws to a close

    Tough school year draws to a close
    Most years, the last day of school comes with a sigh of relief, but this year what students and teachers describe is more akin to the body-draining feeling of finishing a marathon. "If I could frame it in one word I would just say 'exhausted,' " said...
  • City teacher provided students with answers to state exam

    City teacher provided students with answers to state exam
    All that was standing between AuQwan Griffin and a high school diploma was a state biology exam and a conflicted conscience. That crossroads led to the biggest teachable moment of his educational career. Griffin and 10 fellow students at the Career...
  • Toni R. Killefer, preschool teacher

    Toni R. Killefer, preschool teacher
    Toni L. Killefer, a former preschool teacher who mentored cancer patients and participated in breast cancer research, died Monday of metastatic breast cancer at her Stevenson home. She was 49. "I took care of Toni for a number of years, and she had her...
  • Jeanne G. Clapp, educator

    Jeanne G. Clapp, educator
    Jeanne G. Clapp, a retired educator who was a founding faculty member of the Odyssey School, died June 5 of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. She was 70. "Jeanne was just a lovely lady and...
  • Engaging teachers will help Vision 2018 succeed [Commentary]

    Engaging teachers will help Vision 2018 succeed [Commentary]
    An open letter to the Howard County community: As we close out the 2013-2014 school year, I want to share with you my thoughts on the past year, Howard County Public School System's (HCPSS) vision for the future, and my personal commitment to...
  • Notable opera house owner dies in 1890 [History Matters]

    June 1965 Glenelg High scholars "Glenelg Seniors Receive Scholarships And Awards: The final Awards Assembly was held at Glenelg High School last Friday morning for the purpose of honoring members of the student body who had been outstanding in...
  • Harford schools 'pay-to-play' fee to return in 2014-2015

    Harford schools 'pay-to-play' fee to return in 2014-2015
    Although it was repealed by the Harford County Board of Education in January, the controversial "pay-to-play" fee charged to families of students participating in interscholastic sports will be back for the 2014-15 school year, as school officials...
  • Outstanding work by school music volunteers recognized [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    This year, Howard County Parents for School Music (HCPSM) began a new initiative to recognize outstanding volunteers within the county's public school music programs. Anyone — for example, music directors, boosters, parents, students or even other...
  • Dangers of sniffing glue highlighted by state medical examiner [50 years ago]

    As taken from the pages of The Aegis dated Thursday, June 11, 1964: Glue sniffing was in the rise in Harford County among people ages of 13 to 17. Dr. Henry Freimuth, a toxicologist from the office of the Chief Medical Examiner, furnished the...
  • Busy season for Howard County Ballet Company [Ellicott City]

    Peter Pan, Tinkerbell, Wendy and the Lost Boys battled the evil Captain Hook recently during Howard County Ballet's production of "Peter Pan," choreographed by HCB founder and director Kathi Ferguson and staged at Centennial High School. Thirteen-year...
  • Harold H. Hogg, construction company owner

    Harold H. Hogg, construction company owner
    Harold H. Hogg, founder of a Central Maryland and Southern Pennsylvania commercial construction company who endowed the Hogg Family Chair at Duke University, his alma mater, died June 3 of leukemia at the Moorings Park retirement community in Naples, Fla....