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  • Pearl Foundation scholarships go to local students [Ellicott City]

    Pearl Foundation scholarships go to local students [Ellicott City]
    The Pearl Foundation Inc. awarded scholarships to eight local high school seniors recently at its 34th annual scholarship luncheon organized by Andrea Moore Evans, the foundation's fundraiser coordinator.  The foundation is the charitable affiliate of...
  • Delany's competitive drive takes him from ACC to Big Ten

    Delany's competitive drive takes him from ACC to Big Ten
    More than four decades later, Eddie Fogler can still see Jim Delany dumping their North Carolina basketball teammate Rusty Clark on the floor during a practice at Carmichael Auditorium. It was payback for the hard screen that Clark, one of the team's...
  • Catonsville High student with hearing disability wins sports scholarship

    Catonsville High student with hearing disability wins sports scholarship
    Born with hearing loss, recent 2014 Catonsville High School graduate Bailey Weinkam has overcome many obstacles in her lifetime. Weinkam was recently awarded the 2014 Brittney Reese Allied Sports Scholarship for her outstanding character and...
  • City's summer school program results backslide

    City's summer school program results backslide
    Baltimore school officials want to attract more highly effective teachers and raise awareness about attendance in summer school after the percentage of middle and high school students successfully completing academic programs plummeted last year. The...
  • I. William Lustbader, Poly teacher

    I. William Lustbader, Poly teacher
    I. William Lustbader, a retired Polytechnic Institute mathematics teacher, died of congestive heart failure April 15 at his Delray Beach, Fla., home. The former Northwest Baltimore resident was 98. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Hosiah Lustbader,...
  • For many, college isn't worth the debt [Commentary]

    For many, college isn't worth the debt [Commentary]
    President Barack Obama's recent grant award to three Prince George's county schools for the development of student apprenticeship programs in high-demand Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) industries, is a sign of a paradigm shift in...
  • Towson High ranked among top 500 schools in U.S.

    While the Towson High music department flourishes, its success is part of a school earning high grades all around for its ability to prepare graduates for college. According to U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools list of the nation's top public...
  • Dynamo music teacher leads Towson High students to perform at Disney

    Dynamo music teacher leads Towson High students to perform at Disney
    In addition to his duties as a member of the Towson High music department, John Olin has developed at least one other — unrelated, yet necessary — talent. "People kid me and tell me I could have been a travel agent," said Olin, referring...
  • Harford Tech's Class of 2014 urged to 'be happy' in the world

    Harford Tech's Class of 2014 urged to 'be happy' in the world
    "Above all, be happy," Harford County Council President Billy Boniface told the class of 2014 on Friday, in what would be his last time speaking at Harford Technical High School's commencement as the county government's legislative leader. Boniface said...
  • Howard grad ready for second run at Board of Education

    Howard grad ready for second run at Board of Education
    Corey Andrews may only be 19 years old, but he believes his recent experiences in the Howard County Public School System make him best suited for the Board of Education. "Having come through the school system recently, it gives me an interesting...
  • National recognition for artist Ally Schito [Ellicott City]

    Congratulations to Ally Schito! The Centennial High School senior won a silver medal for her mixed media painting titled, "Adding a Dimension" in the renowned Scholastic Art and Writing competition, a national art contest sponsored by the Alliance for...
  • School funding falls short for city gifted programs

    School funding falls short for city gifted programs
    Darius Johnson says he's just an ordinary student, presented with an educational opportunity in his freshman year of high school that led him to extraordinary choices: Johns Hopkins, Columbia, Duke, Princeton, Harvard, Cornell, Stanford and Washington...