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  • Mary Elizabeth Dyer Corrin, teacher

    Mary Elizabeth Dyer Corrin, teacher
    Mary Elizabeth Dyer Corrin, a code-breaker during World War II and former teacher at two Towson-area elementary schools, died June 30 of lung cancer at the Blakehurst retirement community. She was 92. The daughter of Navy Vice Adm. George C. Dyer, Mrs....
  • Edward J. Rasmussen

    Edward J. Rasmussen
    Edward J. Rasmussen, a retired insurance broker who also translated Japanese, died June 20 of pneumonia at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson. He was 95. The son of J. David Rasmussen, a New York City insurance broker, and Ellamae Rasmussen, a homemaker,...
  • LASOS blossoms in helping non-English speakers in Harford

    LASOS blossoms in helping non-English speakers in Harford
    It all began when Spanish teacher Melynda Velez noticed some Hispanic students were falling behind in their studies in the local schools. "I was going and translating for Harford County Public Schools and while I was doing it, I was noticing all these...
  • 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...
  • Legacy of Baltimore Reads will live on [Letter]

    Legacy of Baltimore Reads will live on [Letter]
    In 1988, Ronald Reagan was president and Kurt L. Schmoke was mayor of Baltimore. Mayor Schmoke had a vision for Baltimore as "The City that Reads," and from that vision Baltimore Reads was born ("Funding woes close Baltimore Reads," May 2). Over its...
  • 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,...
  • The bigotry of low expectations [Commentary]

    The bigotry of low expectations [Commentary]
    A very unsettling shadow is settling over the whole American educational endeavor. It's largely a consequence of the idea that every child should graduate from high school, be admitted to college and then graduate from college. In order to make that...
  • West Howard

    Basketball A basketball camp for boys will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 7-11 for grades six through eight and Aug. 11-15 for grades nine through 12 at Chapelgate Christian Academy, 2600 Marriottsville Road in Marriottsville. Learn from coaches,...
  • Anne Arundel organization tackles adult literacy

    Deborah Bias began taking adult literacy classes last August, and since then the Annapolis resident has vaulted from a kindergarten reading level to third grade, picking up about a thousand words along the way. Her instruction comes courtesy of an...
  • Atholton High student to represent Maryland in Boys Nation program

    Atholton High student to represent Maryland in Boys Nation program
    Atholton High School's Miles Walker recently captured the state's top prize in an American Legion national government instruction program, an accomplishment that for the 16-year-old rising senior was nearly a lifetime in the making. The Columbia...
  • Fitchitt, Nicklas named to lead Downtown Columbia Partnership

    Fitchitt, Nicklas named to lead Downtown Columbia Partnership
    The Downtown Columbia Partnership has named Gregory A. Fitchitt as president and chair of the board and appointed Barbara A. Nicklas executive director. Established in 2013, the Downtown Columbia Partnership is an independent nonprofit dedicated to...
  • 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,...