There are two categories of gamers: casual gamers, who are in it to have a good time and enjoy the experience; and hardcore gamers who eat, sleep and breath video games and plan to be a part of the industry or become professional gamers. In Laurel, I've come together with several other game-lovers in a group called the Shadow Cloud Society. The SCS was started as the Laurel High School Gaming Club four years ago with about 10 members and has since grown to about 20 people in the Laurel area who
The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission launched Safe Summer five years ago in a smattering of Prince George's County community centers, according to Lori Smith, a youth program specialist with the commission. Its popularity prompted county recreation officials to expand the program to include 24 centers the following year, she said, and Deerfield Run was one of the centers added.
Many young adults fresh out of high school don't know what they want to do in life. Many go to college, others join the military and some immediately head to the working world. Phil Givens and Jon Williams decided to start their own business, P&J's Life Skills, to provide respite care to people with special needs.
The 17-year-old, who has not been identified, was charged with three counts of theft, robbery, second-degree assault and operating a theft scheme. He is being detained at The Charles Hickey, Jr. School in Baltimore County, Howard County Police said.
I would like every adult reader out there who is old enough to have a 17-year-old boy imagine him walking in the dark on the way to your house, after going to the grocery store. Or to the snack shop at the nearby gas station. Or returning home after hanging out with a friend.
Starting around this time of year, dozens of children across the country die after being forgotten sweltering inside of cars each summer. A group of Johns Hopkins University students may have found a way to ensure parents remember even a silently sleeping baby.
Morgan Lane Arnold, a frail 14-year-old freshman, navigated the hallways of Mt. Hebron High School this year with a great deal of anxiety, unable because of a learning disability to decipher the social cues, jokes and angsty teenage emotions that most of her peers navigated with ease, according to her mother.
Longfellow Elementary School's library media specialist Matthew Winner was recently named a "Mover and Shaker" in the industry by the magazine Library Journal for his work incorporating the Nintendo Wii into his lessons.