The Baltimore City school board voted Tuesday night to give the Baltimore Montessori Charter Public School the right to reserve 10 percent of its seats for neighborhood students, half the number the school had sought.
City school leaders will decide Tuesday whether to allow a charter school to take more students from its surrounding streets, even if it ultimately endangers the survival of a nearby elementary school.
Third-graders at Sandymount Elementary School got into the spirit of Valentine's Day on Friday, walking excitedly through the hall delivering thousands of pencilgram valentines to teachers, students and staff, in an act of kindness that will eventually make its way to less fortunate members of their community.
Two Hickory Elementary School teachers have been named Northeastern Maryland Technology Council (NMTC) 2016 award recipients and will be honored during an evening gala on February 25, 2016. The NMTC Visionary Awards program celebrates those whose volunteer efforts contribute to building a STEM-educated workforce and to advancing technology and innovation. The combination of the two provide significant and rewarding careers for today's youth.
Lisbon Elementary School students continue to excel in several content areas. On Nov.18, 2015, 22 selected fourth- and fifth-grade contestantsparticipated in theLisbon Elementary School Geography Bee. More recently on Jan. 11, 23 of Lisbon's fourth- and fifth-graders participated in the Annual School Spelling Bee.
By Peggy Schultz, firstname.lastname@example.org and 410-794-6448
Glenwood Middle School, which has been closed since a fire there on Jan. 5, will reopen to students this Friday. The Woodbine school's 500-plus students have been attending Bushy Park and Dayton Oak elementary schools and Marriotts Ridge High School for the past week-and-a-half while Glenwood Middle undergoes fire restoration work.
The Baltimore city school board voted Tuesday to close four schools. Westside Elementary School, located in the Penn-North neighborhood that experienced the brunt of looting and rioting in April, is among those the board voted to close at the end of the school year. The others that will close are Maritime Industries Academy High School, Baltimore Community High School and the Maryland Academy of Technology & Health Sciences.
Ebb Valley Elementary school counselor Lisa Spera sat with a group of third-graders Tuesday morning teaching them how to react in a social situation of something doesn't go their way with something she called, "flexible thinking."
In response to the pending verdict in the trial of Officer William Porter, the first of the six officers to be tried in the death of Freddie Gray, Carroll County Public Schools has cancelled one field trip leaving from Robert Moton Elementary School Wednesday to Baltimore City, according to CCPS Assistant Superintendent of Instruction Steve Johnson.
Carroll County Public Schools has cancelled one field trip leaving from Robert Moton Elementary School Wednesday to Baltimore City, according to CCPS Assistant Superintendent of Administration Steve Johnson.
Two schools each in Baltimore and Anne Arundel counties, one in Harford and one in St. Mary's County have been named as Maryland institutions selected to compete for national Blue Ribbon awards next year.
Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman began his first budget hearing for fiscal year 2017 without much in the way of talk or financial predictions. Instead, he told community leaders and residents gathered for the annual tradition of lobbying for causes, projects and organizations worthy of funding, ¿I¿m here to listen.¿
More than 100 parents and concerned community members packed into the cafeteria at Catonsville High School Wednesday night, some with signs proclaiming their support for their school, to hear how Baltimore County Public Schools may redraw the map for the southwest area's elementary school boundaries.
Over 450 of the 682 students at Scotchtown Hills Elementary School are eligible to receive free and reduced-priced meals during the school day because their families earn less than federal poverty thresholds. But what do these students eat on the weekend when they are not in school? The Woman's Club of Laurel is helping to answer this question for 20 students by filling their backpacks with breakfast, lunch and snack foods at the end of each school week.
On Thursday afternoons, the excitement is contagious in Sheldon Lebowitz's art classroom at Pinewood Elementary School. For weeks, 40 students in the Art Service Club have devoted their time after school to creating and personalizing gingerbread men-shaped ornaments --- dressed in colorful pajamas — for the school's seventh entry to the Kennedy Krieger Institute's Festival of Trees
Some students at William Paca/Old Post Road Elementary School in Abingdon recently had had their teeth sealed in front of a rather large audience of visiting dignitaries, including Maryland's top public health official.
On Friday, Nov. 13, West Friendship Elementary School will be celebrating its 90th anniversary. There will be a contest for students to design a special 90th-anniversary T-shirt, which will a gift to all students and staff.
By Kerry Plummer and email@example.com 443-416-0566
On Wednesday evening, Hillcrest Elementary School fathers TJ Bonner and Matt Doyle, along with more than 20 other parents, school district and community observers, showed up for the fourth meeting of the Southwest Boundary Committee at Catonsville High School.
"Good morning", bus driver Holly Gouker said with a smile to three sleepy-eyed Spring Garden Elementary School students as they climbed up the steps of the school bus she drives for Carroll County Public Schools on Monday morning.
In the third meeting of the Southwest Boundary Committee, held at Catonsville High School on Wednesday night, the group discussed more options for future changes to the region's elementary school boundaries as they were presented with five new maps to consider.