Pinewood Elementary students are first to take part in State Seed, Soil and Students program at Maryland State Fairgrounds to learn about agriculture and where food and milk come from, among other topics. Project culminated June 10 when students transplanted seeds they had grown into plants into milk cartons to create a green wall.
Liberty Elementary School closed out the year with high praise from high places, as White House officials lauded the school's technology in its classroom and commitment in its community as a model for the nation.
After 12 years as principal preceded by three years as assistant principal at the Catonsville school, Theresa McVey will retire June 30. Five other staff members will be retiring this month from the Frederick Road elementary school who have combined for nearly 150 years teaching and working at Hillcrest.
Second-graders from Elmer Wolfe Elementary and the residents of Carroll Lutheran Village in Westminster had never met before Wednesday, but they knew all about each other. After pairing each student with a resident earlier in the year, these pen pals and wrote letters to each other. All sitting in the Assisted Living Center of Carroll Lutheran, the relationships took life from ink and paper to human contact and spoken words.
Parents, teachers, administrators, and fifth-grade students at Pleasant Plains Elementary worked together for a talent show on May 29 that raised over $800 for end-of-year activities that include a picnic and farewell ceremony. [Towson]
Summer is a time for vacations, cookouts, beach trips and fun in the sun. But unfortunately, it's also a time during which many students lose a significant amount of what they learned during the school year due to lack of educational engagement.
More than 70 parents of students at Bel Air's Homestead Wakefield Elementary School and others supporting the school's principal, Dale Hunsinger, showed up at Monday night's Harford County Board of Education meeting, some hoping for answers, others for justice.
Students at Piney Ridge Elementary School participate in a Rubik's Cube Club started by Amy Callan, a third-grade teacher at Piney Ridge, and her son Will, an eighth-grade student in the Gifted and Talented program at Sykesville Middle School.
Sydney Painter, of Laurel, a student at International Connections Academy Elementary School, an online private elementary school, was recognized as one of the brightest young students in the world by the Center for Talented Youth, a nonprofit at Johns Hopkins University.
A Wilmer Eye Institute team has been conducting screenings and administering glasses to students in a dozen Baltimore elementary schools to produce a first-of-its-kind study that attempts to link vision deficiencies and literacy in a school-based population.
Before Charles Carroll Elementary School kicked off its annual Play Day, students, teachers and parents gathered on a grassy hill next to the school's basketball court to watch as five members of the U.S. Army presented the school with a flag that had been flown over Bagram Airfield, the largest U.S. military base in Afghanistan.
The children of Fountain Green Elementary School were overjoyed Thursday as they celebrated being name a Maryland Blue Ribbon School for 2015, but their principal reminded them that they share the achievement with many students who came before them.
Character.org (formerly the Character Education Partnership), a national character education advocate, recently recognized 64 schools and three districts from 14 states as 2015 National Schools of Character, including Harford County's Magnolia Elementary School.
Madison Mitzel didn't start out to break a record. After all, she was only 5 and in kindergarten. But by the time Mitzel graduated fifth grade at Warren Elementary School and was given a prize for perfect attendance, she had a goal – to not miss a day "for the rest of school."
Consider the advantages of joining the West Arundel Swim Club in Maryland City as compared to summer camps for your children. Community United Methodist Church, located at 300 Brock Bridge Road, begins a new Sunday School program "Grow Your Faith by Leaps and Bounds," Sunday, May 24 from 9 to 9:45 a.m. for ages 3 to 12 years. Brock Bridge Elementary School has a number of activities coming up, including parent conferences for Pre-K and Kindergarten; Field Day for grades 1-5; 4th graders present
Pleasant Plains Elementary School is looking for a few good men — fathers, uncles, grandfathers, father figures who can volunteer to spend a day at school. To get the program underway for the 2015-2016 academic year, the school is launching WATCH D.O.G.S. (Dads Of Great Students) with an evening of dinner and activities for the school's fathers and their children.
When Church Creek Elementary School opened its doors to students in 1994, Barbara Douglas was the principal and it was an exciting time at the school. Twenty years later, another Douglas - Christina Douglas - is at the helm and the school is just as exciting, said one teacher who has been there since it opened.
Jean E. Kohlenstein, a retired teacher and accomplished baker whose recipe for butterscotch cookies made her a winner of the Baltimore Sun Holiday Cookie Contest, died Monday of angiosarcoma at her Ellicott City home. She was 72.
Third-grade students at Linton Springs Elementary School learned about fire safety and prevention Wednesday as volunteers from the Winfield Community Volunteer Fire Company visited the school with their safety house trailer.
Fifth-graders at Red Pump Elementary School in Bel Air got a different classroom experience Monday when they joined a host of volunteers to plant 400 trees of eight varieties of native Maryland trees such as hickory, pin oak, red bud and river birch around the school's storm ponds and ball fields behind the school
Students from several area elementary schools, as well as Catonsville High School and Western School of Technology and Environmental Science, will have their artwork on display at the Baltimore Museum of Art through May 17 as part of the annual "Art is for Everyone" exhibition at the museum at 10 Art Museum Drive in Baltimore.
Students from several area elementary schools, as well as Catonsville Middle School, Catonsville High School and Western School of Technology and Environmental Science will have their artwork on display at the Baltimore Museum of Art through May 17 as part of the annual "Art is for Everyone" exhibition at the museum at 10 Art Museum Drive in Baltimore.
Bond Mill Elementary School's PTO Carnival is scheduled for Saturday, May 16 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Bond Mill third-grade team DI-Know-Might earned a spot to compete in the Destination Imagination Global Finals in Knoxville, Tenn. Scout Troop 1673 and parishioners from St. Philip's Episcopal Church in Laurel came together on April 18 to create a memorial garden for Casey Ohringer's Eagle Project. Joseph Karpman, son of Larry and Anne Karpman, of West Laurel, has accepted a position as the
Students at Gilmor Elementary school peppered Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake with questions Monday about Freddie Gray's death and the question that's gripping the city and the nation in its increasingly violent aftermath: Why?
In an effort to share the excitement of the stage with budding musicians and music lovers, the JoeyDCares Rock Orchestra is holding an open rehearsal showcase at the Freedom Optimist Hall, in Sykesville, April 24. The JoeyDCares Rock Orchestra consists of youth and adult musicians and singers who play concerts for charity, said Joey Dundore, founder, music director and executive director of the group. They practice weekly, with public performances given monthly on average, culminating in their