A little more than a month after a shooting inside a Baltimore high school, the city’s delegation to the House of Delegates considered a bill that would allow school police officers to carry guns while patrolling school buildings.
When the county asked the Town of Hampstead about its request to rezone the former North Carroll High School Wednesday, town staff said the petition has not yet been scheduled to go before the Planning Commission. But the petition to rezone the school was submitted four months ago.
Hena Shami is part of 4 percent of Carroll County Public Schools staff that is not Caucasian. The 26-year-old South Carroll High School chemistry teacher is a first-generation American, who was born in Maryland to a Muslim Pakistani family, and loves her students.
Former University System of Maryland Chancellor William “Brit” Kirwan joined Democratic leaders in Annapolis to rally support for legislation that would provide more than $1 billion over the next two years to begin implementing his education commission’s recommendations.
Police gave an all-clear and students returned to classes after a Northwest Baltimore school building was evacuated due to a bomb threat, a city schools spokeswoman said. Police searched the building at 2801 N. Dukeland St. and declared it safe. They continue to investigate the threat.
The Howard County Public School System includes 42 elementary schools; 20 middle schools; 12 high schools; one school for students with severe disabilities; one school for students with behavioral and emotional issues; and one school for students enrolled in technical and vocational programs.
Gov. Larry Hogan’s legislation to expand the number of schools participating in the state’s technology education program died in a Senate committee — sparking harsh criticism from the governor’s office.
Two weeks after a shooting in a Baltimore high school, the city’s school board reversed its position on whether school police should be allowed to carry weapons, voting 8-2 in support of legislation that would amend state law to allow officers to patrol schools with guns.
The “flipped classroom” concept isn’t new, but it’s one we think could apply to a lot of teachers and students in Carroll County Public Schools and elsewhere, helping to prepare students for independent learning, problem-solving and accountability — all necessary life skills.
My high school yearbook reflects the ambiguity of the 1970s. It includes images of hope and change. But it also includes depictions that carry racist overtones. Over 40 years after graduation, my yearbook offered me a chance to consider my own growth. I still have much to learn.
Two eggs, one meter of duct tape, six McDonald’s straws, 50 grams of paper and some aluminum foil were all Francis Scott Key High School Senior Maddie Rohde and her fellow students had to protect two eggs from breaking during a four-meter drop from the Liberty High School cafeteria mezzanine.
The Carroll County Public School System is seeking nominations for the Rita Board Dowd Award for Outstanding Carroll County School Administrators. This award has been created in memory of Rita Board Dowd, who died in May 2009.
State Del. Cheryl Glenn has reintroduced legislation to authorize Baltimore school police officers to carry guns inside schools — a move she calls necessary after a shooting at Frederick Douglass High School. Glenn had withdrawn the measure after the school board opposed it.
Carroll Community College will host a President’s Day Open House from 1-4 p.m. at its campus in Westminster Monday, Feb. 18 for high schoolers and their families to learn about the college and the programs it has to offer.
The prosecution of four Damascus High School football players accused as adults of sexually assaulting four teammates with a broomstick begins a critical phase Friday when a Maryland judge is expected to decide if Will Daniel Smith, 15, should be tried in adult court or be moved to juvenile court.
The Maryland Farm Bureau, high school students interested in agriculture and state FFA Association officers crammed into the Maryland House Ways and Means Committee Thursday to support Del. Haven Shoemaker’s agriculture education bill.