| Apr 11, 2012
One thing the girls of The Jemicy School's fifth-grade class won't likely ever forget is their "Memory Tricks" project.
The project ended March 30 when the eight 11-year-old girls in the class traveled to Maryland Institute College of Art, in Bolton...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Fresh off a dominating performance in the London Paralympics, swimmer Jessica Long on Tuesday morning shared stories of her decorated career with fifth-graders at Pinewood Elementary School in Timonium as part of their unit on overcoming obstacles.
| May 10, 2012
| 7:39 AM
I still fear the Gray Man. Three out of five days, he invades my dreams. It's always the same. I'm running after him down the mausoleum-dark hallway of the fifth floor of The Sun building. He's solitary, his slumped spine signifying disappointment. "I'm...
| May 6, 2012
| 8:21 PM
Three important things happened on Sunday's episode of"Game of Thrones."
1) Somebody stole Daenerys Targaryen's dragons.
2) The traitor Theon Greyjoy sacked Wintefell.
3) And The Hound's badass quotient went up by about eighty.
First things first:...
| May 10, 2012
| 11:57 AM
This couple's story is rooted in tradition, starting with the school they both attended, five years apart. In their four years as a couple, they've started many of their own traditions.
Wedding Date: June 16, 2012
Her story: Erin Berman, 27, grew up...
| Feb 5, 2012
| 7:24 AM
Toby Orenstein is once again at the helm of one of her favorite projects — directing the Young Columbians, a singing group formed in 1975 by the founder of Toby's Dinner Theatre when Columbia was still Jim Rouse's baby.
Working with talented...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 3:39 PM
Esther "Penny" Love, a Baltimore public school guidance counselor for nearly 40 years who was an outspoken advocate for emotionally challenged and dyslexic students, died Monday of lung cancer at Sinai Hospital. She was 89.
Esther Shulman, whose...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 10:43 AM
The film's plot is predictable: One engaged parent and a dedicated teacher are the beloved heroes, while the teachers' union and an apathetic school board are rendered useless, and at times rogue. "Won't Back Down," in theaters starting Friday, tells...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 1:30 PM
McDaniel College freshman Caitlyn McSorley has never let her dyslexia get in the way of helping others. Instead, it was the catalyst for doing so.
"I was diagnosed with dyslexia, and throughout school a lot of the times I felt I was on the receiving...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 4:12 PM
Dyslexia slowed driver Justin Wilson in his pursuit of an education and his auto racing career, but it also was part of the reason he initially spent as much time as he could with the sport and it prepared him for his future.
Auto racing provided...
| Apr 28, 2012
Harriett Ann Colder, a reading specialist who established a remedial education company that helped students with English, math and reading, died Tuesdayof multiple organ failure at Howard County General Hospital. The longtime Ellicott City resident was...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 5:24 AM
Patti Smith has a soft spot for Baltimore, dating back to the early '80s, when she and her husband would visit the city for soft-shell crabs and beer.
These days, she "hardly ever" gets to play in Charm City, so when her current tour gave her a day off...