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  • Md. is No. 1 in number of graduates who pass AP exams

    Md. is No. 1 in number of graduates who pass AP exams
    For the fourth year in a row, Maryland ranked No. 1 in the nation in the percentage of its graduating seniors who successfully passed the rigorous Advanced Placement exams, leaping further ahead of other top states. Twenty-nine percent of last year's...
  • Church of the Redeemer to install geothermal HVAC system

    Church of the Redeemer to install geothermal HVAC system
    Parishioners at Church of the Redeemer were greeted Sunday by a banner that said, "Going geothermal, for our earth, for our future, for our children." Wearing a ceremonial construction hard hat, the Rev. Paul Tunkle stood at the altar —...
  • Christopher Lyles, Defense engineer

    Christopher Lyles, Defense engineer
    Christopher Michael Lyles, an engineer who was the second person in the world to receive a synthetic trachea, died March 5 at Franklin Square Hospital in Baltimore. The cause of death is unclear. The Abingdon resident was 30 years old. He was a graduate...
  • City schools receive state recognition for achievement

    City schools released the following congratulations this week: Ten Baltimore City public schools have been recognized by the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) for the academic performance of their students, according to a release sent from...
  • Academic redshirting: Give them a little more time

    Academic redshirting: Give them a little more time
    I am a proud product of the Baltimore City public school system. My high school years at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute prepared me exceptionally well for the rigorous academic studies that led to a career in medicine, health policy and economics, and...
  • Scholarships: Kaminsky, LaPointe and Rollow honored

    On May 4, the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association announced 13 recipients of the 2012 Minds in Motion Scholarships provided by The Allstate Foundation. Each of the 13 will receive $1,000 scholarships at a luncheon held in their honor...
  • U.S. News and World Report high school rankings are out

    If you believe the U.S. News and World Report rankings, no Maryland high school is good enough to be in the top 50 in the nation. The first 25 high schools are those where 100 percent of students take Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate...
  • Police: Man, 19, beaten by two groups of students downtown

    A 19-year-old student from Baltimore Polytechnic High School told police he was beaten by two separate groups of juveniles from a rival school in downtown Baltimore on Thursday afternoon, an attack that comes amid a pitched debate over downtown safety....
  • Race clouds debate over downtown crime

    Race clouds debate over downtown crime
    The ongoing debate over youth crime in downtown Baltimore has sparked a war of words over race — overshadowing a debate over the police response to disturbances and objections from city politicians who say the issue is vastly overblown. Since a...
  • 7-Eleven manager blames stolen money on 'flash mob'

    7-Eleven manager blames stolen money on 'flash mob'
    The owner of a downtown 7-Eleven that was attacked by a mob of youths drawn by a free Slurpee promotion says an envelope filled with the day's receipts — $6,600 in cash — went missing during the melee, according to Baltimore police. Salman...
  • Maryland Science Center awards scholarships to city schools graduates

    Two Baltimore City high school students were awarded a $1,500 scholarship and paid summer internship at the Maryland Science Center as the recipients of the Maryland Science Center’s Dr. H. Bentley Glass Scholarship, according to a release sent by...
  • 'Health, Interrupted' led to assumptions, challenged

    'Health, Interrupted' led to assumptions, challenged
    The chance to chronicle a teacher's battle with multiple sclerosis while learning documentary movie-making and earning a slot in a new film competition — it all came together for 18 students at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute with their nonfiction...