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  • South Baltimore students protest against planned plant near 2 schools

    South Baltimore students protest against planned plant near 2 schools
    A group of Baltimore students are calling on the school board to pull out of its agreement to purchase energy from a planned plant that would burn waste within a mile of two schools in one of the most polluted neighborhoods of the city. Students from...
  • Hereford grad is off to college in Shanghai

    Hereford grad is off to college in Shanghai
    A decision Annie Seaman made in 2008 as a seventh-grader at Hereford Middle School has changed the course of her life. Chinese classes were being offered that year for the first time in Baltimore County schools and Annie signed up. She continued to...
  • Summer school is about more than academics [Commentary]

    Summer school is about more than academics [Commentary]
    Last week, The Sun reported on Baltimore City Public School's (BCPS) efforts to increase academic promotion rates among middle school students by giving them the chance to attend BELL (Building Educated Leaders for Life) summer learning programs. The...
  • 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...
  • Quit complaining about Common Core [Commentary]

    Quit complaining about Common Core [Commentary]
    I am tired. I am tired of the union, the newspaper, and other teachers telling me how I should feel about the Common Core and the new curriculum roll out. I am tired of headlines saying that teachers are resigning in droves and that the Common Core is...
  • Havre de Grace high music teacher is quarterfinalist for Grammy music educator award

    Havre de Grace high music teacher is quarterfinalist for Grammy music educator award
    Havre de Grace High School's Richard Hauf is among the nation's elite in the running for the award and cash honorarium that will be presented during Grammy Awards Week 2015. Hauf is a music teacher at Havre de Grace High School and director of the...
  • Havre de Grace High, Youth's Benefit Elementary projects continue to move forward

    Havre de Grace High, Youth's Benefit Elementary projects continue to move forward
    Harford County's two largest school construction projects, the replacement of Youth's Benefit Elementary School in Fallston and a new Havre de Grace High and Middle School, are continuing to move forward with major contracts approved for both last week....
  • Stop the summer loss [Editorial]

    Stop the summer loss  [Editorial]
    Monday was the last day of school for public school students in Baltimore and Baltimore County, and the rest of the area school systems will wrap up by week's end. For most students, parents and educators, this will be remembered as a challenging (and...
  • 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....
  • Tough school year draws to a close

    Tough school year draws to a close
    Most years, the last day of school comes with a sigh of relief, but this year what students and teachers describe is more akin to the body-draining feeling of finishing a marathon. "If I could frame it in one word I would just say 'exhausted,' " said...
  • City teacher provided students with answers to state exam

    City teacher provided students with answers to state exam
    All that was standing between AuQwan Griffin and a high school diploma was a state biology exam and a conflicted conscience. That crossroads led to the biggest teachable moment of his educational career. Griffin and 10 fellow students at the Career...
  • Toni R. Killefer, preschool teacher

    Toni R. Killefer, preschool teacher
    Toni L. Killefer, a former preschool teacher who mentored cancer patients and participated in breast cancer research, died Monday of metastatic breast cancer at her Stevenson home. She was 49. "I took care of Toni for a number of years, and she had her...