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  • New Harford teachers get ready at William Paca/Old Post Road

    New Harford teachers get ready at William Paca/Old Post Road
    Lindsey Pritchett is a product of Harford County, having attended local elementary, middle and high schools, as well as college. Now she is starting her teaching career in her home county. "It's a big area, but a small community; I love it, I do,"...
  • New principal for Mount Washington School

    New principal for Mount Washington School
    Ashley Cook-Plymouth remembers using her family's shed as a fantasy schoolhouse when she was a child in northern Virginia. "I was always the teacher," she said. "I always knew I wanted to be a teacher." She and her sister and best friend turned a wall...
  • Harford students head back to the classroom Monday

    Harford students head back to the classroom Monday
    Summer may not be officially over until later in September, but for about 38,000 children who attend Harford County Public Schools, summer draws to a close Sunday. Those students will head back to the classroom Monday morning. Of those 38,000, about 35,...
  • Conservancy offers some baby-friendly programs [Marriottsville/Sykesville/Woodstock]

    Take note — the Howard County Conservancy has added some baby-friendly programs to its lineup this month. On Saturday, Aug. 24, at 9:30 a.m., new parents can take part in a free Greenberries Mobile Babywearing Clinic. Greenberries is a local,...
  • Designs for new Havre de Grace High approved by Harford school board

    Designs for new Havre de Grace High approved by Harford school board
    Replacement of the aging Havre de Grace Middle and High School, which one school board member called a "dream come true," reached a significant milestone Monday night, when Harford County Board of Education members voted 6-2 to approve the proposed...
  • New principal brings 'blue ribbon' reputation to Pikesville Middle

    New principal brings 'blue ribbon' reputation to Pikesville Middle
    On a warm morning in mid-July, landscape crews at Pikesville Middle School are replacing weeds with shrubs. Inside, desks and chairs line the hallways as paint crews freshen up classrooms and offices, the pungent smell lingering in the air. Classes at...
  • Chief of schools' new achievement office reaches out to set agenda, mend fences

    Chief of schools' new achievement office reaches out to set agenda, mend fences
    Anthony Alston was appointed by Anne Arundel County Public Schools to address achievement gaps among student groups. But the executive director of the system's new Office of Equity and Accelerated Student Achievement is also well aware of gaps that...
  • Sister Catherine Ann Cesnik, a gifted teacher and friend [Letter]

    Sister Catherine Ann Cesnik, a gifted teacher and friend [Letter]
    Aug. 15 was the feast day of the Assumption of the Blessed Mother, full of grace. I want to share my story of another woman who was full of grace, Sister Catherine Ann Cesnik. I was 14 in 1965 when I entered high school at Archbishop Keough School in...
  • Howard school staff return to classes, prepare for new education model

    Howard school staff return to classes, prepare for new education model
    Monday marked the return of public schools staff in Howard County before next week's opening of school for students, and teachers were greeted with pulsating Motown music and call-and-response chanting. The Elementary School Model Kick-off, a pep rally-...
  • Laurel's High Road Academy pilots data-driven national program

    Laurel's High Road Academy pilots data-driven national program
    For students at High Road Academy, the lazy, hazy days of July are not the time for spending endless hours at the local swimming pool, riding a bike or learning new skills at day camp. Instead, the 90 kids enrolled at the nonpublic school on Route 1...
  • Boosting college readiness isn't just a problem for Baltimore [Letter]

    Boosting college readiness isn't just a problem for Baltimore [Letter]
    Your recent report on college readiness among Baltimore City high school graduates presented the academic challenges facing college-bound students in the city but failed to address the problem at a systemic, statewide level (“Boosting college...
  • ALS Ice Bucket Challenge educational for high school athletes

    ALS Ice Bucket Challenge educational for high school athletes
    Broadneck football coach Rob Harris took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge twice. He's not on Facebook and didn't have proof of the first dousing, so he had ice water poured over his head a second time. That didn't bother him. Harris would take a few more...