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  • Baltimore County schools to focus on equity, achievement gaps

    Baltimore County schools to focus on equity, achievement gaps
    On Friday morning, in the auditorium of Loch Raven High School, more than 300 school administrators closed their eyes for 30 seconds. Baltimore County schools Superintendent Dallas Dance had asked them to think about what could make schools "opportunity...
  • For these musicians, a fateful first listen

    For these musicians, a fateful first listen
    Music's communicative power — "such sweet compulsion," Milton called it — has been known to change lives. Hearing the right piece at the right time can make a person start to think and feel differently, maybe start down a new path. In a...
  • Southampton Middle students complete 12th Annual Marathon of Achievement

    Southampton Middle students complete 12th Annual Marathon of Achievement
    Southampton Middle School students who completed the Marathon of Achievement were honored in late May at a banquet at Maryland Golf and Country Clubs. HAR-CO Credit Union honored the 28 students from team 7-D May 29 for the twelfth consecutive year....
  • 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,...
  • Local retiree in documentary on sharecropper life [West Friendship]

    Charles Jackson, of West Friendship, a retired U.S. Customs inspector, along with his sister Shirley Jackson, of Cambridge, were among those honored during a tribute at the Banneker Historic Park and Museum in Oella on July 26. The Jackson siblings...
  • Ready to learn more [Editorial]

    Ready to learn more [Editorial]
    Baltimore City schools chief Gregory Thornton says making sure every student is ready for college or work when they graduate from high school will be his Job No. 1 when classes begin next week. For Mr. Thornton, college readiness is a quick shorthand...
  • 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...
  • County school board bumps up Dance's benefits

    County school board bumps up Dance's benefits
    When the Baltimore County school board voted Tuesday on a contract that includes a raise for Superintendent Dallas Dance, they talked about a $5,000 salary increase. They didn't mention in public other benefits that will bump up his compensation by...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Wilde Lake boasts county's top equestrian team

    Wilde Lake boasts county's top equestrian team
    When Christina Catizone moved back to Howard County nearly four years ago, she was determined to share her passion for horses and equestrian competition with anyone willing to listen. Back when she was a teenager set to attend Wilde Lake High School,...
  • Community gets first look at Havre de Grace Middle/High replacement designs

    Community gets first look at Havre de Grace Middle/High replacement designs
    While the Havre de Grace residents who attended Wednesday evening's first public viewing of schematic designs for the Havre de Grace Middle/High School replacement were excited to see the long-desired project move ahead, they also expressed concerns about...