The intermediate section of Youth's Benefit Elementary School in Fallston opened to students Monday, meaning all students in one of Harford County's largest elementary school are finally under one roof.
Now that the Howard County Fair is over, it's time to start thinking about going back to school. All of the neighborhood schools have scheduled their orientations for new students and their parents, along with open houses for returning students.
Kudos to local student Annie Larkins who earned the highest possible score on the ACT, a standardized test used for college admissions. On average, less than one-tenth of one percent of students who take the ACT earn a top score. Larkins, a rising junior at River Hill High School, took the test for the first time in June. She is the daughter of Robert and Cari Larkins.
The county government on Friday launched the "Weekend Warrior Snack Pack" program, to bridge the nutrition gap many students face when school is out, County Executive Allan Kittleman said at the initiative's kickoff at Stevens Forest Elementary School.
The 2017 feasibility study was unveiled at a June Board of Education meeting and provides a comprehensive analysis of current and projected student populations at the elementary, middle and high school levels.
On June 2, more than 80 volunteers, including employees from local businesses, parents, teachers and students, harnessed their gardening skills to build an outdoor classroom in the front schoolyard at Laurel Elementary School.
Steven Shoup, a pupil personnel worker who assists students at Westminster High, West Middle and Mechanicsville Elementary schools was recently recognized for doing an outstanding job in this role, being named Pupil Personnel Worker of the Year by the Maryland Association of Pupil Personnel.