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  • A perpetual hot seat [Commentary]

    A perpetual hot seat [Commentary]
    The new Baltimore schools CEO, Gregory Thornton, starts work Tuesday. And regardless of the outside temperature, he'll be on a hot seat from day one. The challenges facing any urban school district superintendent are super-daunting. In Baltimore,...
  • 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...
  • Dorothy V. Thomas, longtime city teacher

    Dorothy V. Thomas, longtime city teacher
    Dorothy V. Thomas, a retired city public school educator who lovingly guided students at Windsor Hills Elementary School for two decades, died June 10 of respiratory failure at Summit Park Health and Rehabilitation Center in Catonsville. She was 98....
  • Long Reach grad gets surprise scholarship from former teacher

    Long Reach grad gets surprise scholarship from former teacher
    When Sarah Suskind, 18, stopped by Long Reach High School with her mother, Shelly, on Thursday morning, she thought they were there to pick up a copy of her high school transcript. Instead, a secretary directed Suskind, a recent graduate, down the...
  • At Reservoir High, a girls' club tackles prejudice [Highland/Fulton]

    At Reservoir High, a girls' club tackles prejudice [Highland/Fulton]
    Back in October of 2013, I introduced you all to Giovanna "Gigi" Guarnieri, now a Reservoir High junior, who, along with classmates Lauren DeLong, Sophia Sommerkamp and Maria Janush, co-founded the Global Equality Now Club, a chapter of School Girls...
  • Retirement party salutes Carol and Woody Hearn

    Carol and Woody Hearn, longtime residents of Howard County, are retiring and moving to homes in Chincoteague, Va., where they'll spend winters, and Vermont, where they'll spend summers. Their friends recently held a "Retirement and Moving On" party at...
  • Summer music and activities in Aberdeen

    Summer concerts are in full swing at Festival Park in Aberdeen. Tuesday evenings, from 7 to 8 p.m., have brought a relaxing atmosphere and good music for listening pleasure ever since the 1990s. Many can remember Chuck Baker's Orchestra in those early...
  • Advanced Placement courses nice, but tests aren't particularly telling [Editorial]

    Advanced Placement courses nice, but tests aren't particularly telling [Editorial]
    Among students attending Harford County Public Schools, pass rates on Advanced Placement tests have declined. This, however, is one matter school officials should be only minimally concerned about. For those unfamiliar, Advanced Placement courses and...
  • City, county expand summer free meal programs

    City, county expand summer free meal programs
    When school lets out for the summer, many children lose access to free and reduced-price meals. In the past two weeks, Baltimore County and City both ramped up their efforts to feed these children, who account for eighty-four percent of students in...
  • Club suiting up for another flag football season [North Laurel/Savage]

    The Savage Boys and Girls Club has been serving our community since 1968. The club's Co-Ed Flag Football Program has been around about 15-20 years. Last year over 120 kids played flag football and they hope to see more. There are three age groups, 6-8,...
  • Thornton tours Mervo on first day as city schools CEO

    Thornton tours Mervo on first day as city schools CEO
    New Baltimore schools CEO Gregory Thornton kicked off his first day on the job Tuesday by visiting summer school sites around the city with new cabinet members and taking stock of some of the work he has in front of him over the next four years. As...
  • Frog jumping contest, turtle races still part of Bel Air 4th events

    Frog jumping contest, turtle races still part of Bel Air 4th events
    Frogs will jump and turtles will lumber along to the encouragement of their young backers when Bel Air holds its annual Independence Day celebration Friday. The traditional Turtle Derby and The Great Bel Air Frog Jumping Contest will take place as usual...