| Jan 8, 2013
| 6:52 PM
Baltimore County classrooms would have about 100 more teachers next school year under a budget proposal unveiled Tuesday by Superintendent Dallas Dance.
In his first spending plan since taking the post, Dance presented a $1.3 billion operating budget...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 9:09 AM
Perry Hall High School has been awarded a $35,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Education to assist in its efforts to recover from a shooting on the first day of school.
George Roberts, principal of the high school in Baltimore County, said the...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 6:51 AM
The Perry Hall High School music department will host a memorial scholarship concert on Wednesday, Feb. 27, at 7:30 p.m., in honor of school alumnus John DiLutis Jr., a trombonist and Perry Hall graduate who died in 1993 at age 26, shortly after his music...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 7:44 PM
At age 50, she's still big and beautiful. Beginning this year, Perry Hall High School will mark a half-century of existence with celebratory events stretching 14 months.
"It's going to be a party," Principal George Roberts said.
The scope of the...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 12:33 PM
With no thanks to the Democratic state senator who represents the area, the Baltimore County community of Perry Hall is safer from gun violence than it was six months ago. We can say that much.
Sen. Kathy Klausmeier might have voted against the important...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 1:45 PM
County Executive Kevin Kamenetz on Tuesday reiterated a familiar theme in stating that his top priority for the 2013 General Assembly session, which opens tomorrow in Annapolis, will be funding for education.
But Kamenetz also named legislation...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 11:22 AM
Dallas Dance has been superintendent of Baltimore County Public Schools for less than half an academic year, but he is proving himself a quick study. The $1.3 billion budget he has proposed for the next fiscal year strikes the kind of balance that...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Regarding letter writer Bruce R. Knauff's complaint that coverage of Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis' retirement has been excessive, every debate has two sides ("Enough about Ray Lewis," Jan. 8).
Mr. Knauff suggested that The Sun would better serve its...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 3:00 AM
A Texas judge has ruled that a student's religious freedom is not violated by her high school's requirement that all students wear ID cards with embedded chips.
Her claim — that the ID card bore "the mark of the beast" referenced in the Book of...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 5:00 AM
As a high school teacher who has experienced the horror of a school shooting first hand, I take exception to Susan Reimer's column about Nancy Lanza, the mother of the Newtown, Conn., school gunman ("Nancy Lanza, Newtown's forgotten victim," Dec. 23)....
| Jan 4, 2013
| 10:30 AM
The horrific tragedy in Connecticut has triggered a justifiable groundswell of support for a ban on semi-automatic weapons. I fully agree with such a ban. As a state senator, I was the chief sponsor and floor leader of the ban on semi-automatic pistols in...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 10:06 AM
As the nation continues this week to deal with the grief and heartache left behind by the murder of 26 children and adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School last Friday, let there also be a moment set aside for exultation. Let a banner be raised for the...