How do we approach the difficult subject of sexual consent, especially among young people, without making all involved feel uncomfortable and teens tuning out? The discussion is as simple as understanding personal boundaries.
Westminster recognized five seniors for making college commitments to play lacrosse — Anna Ruby (Loyola), Christian Etchison (Mount St. Mary's), Hannah Dintino (Furman), Haleigh Moore (Johns Hopkins), and Jessica Hise (Manhattan).
The meeting, held by Superintendent Steven Lockard and Board of Education President Bob Lord, will take place at 7 p.m. Nov. 27 at Manchester Valley High School, 3300 Maple Grove Road, Manchester, according to a news release from the school system.
Westminster High School students were faced with gallery panels of recent military alumni and a sampling of the 650 alumni who served in WWII on Nov. 12. Steve Bowersox has been doing research for 12 yrs, and also collected donations for Dawn Geigan's America's Warriors Care Package Projects.
A second high school in the Maryland suburbs has confronted an alleged episode of hazing involving football players, officials confirmed — as administrators contend with continuing concern about alleged sexual assaults by players at Damascus High, a football powerhouse.
The sexual assaults of four high school football players in Maryland last week were part of a hazing ritual at Damascus High School involving a broomstick, according to the accounts of suspects and victims detailed in a police report about the allegations.
Razing the North Carroll High School building and constructing a community center in its place, similar to what is being done at the site of the former Charles Carroll Elementary School, might be the best path forward to assuage the concerns, both fiscal and emotional, of all involved.
Castanea Estates, a new 40-house development on the former Chestnut Ridge Golf Course, stands at the border between two school districts. A Baltimore County Public Schools boundary study will determine where students from the development will be districted.
Arthur H. Schmersal, a retired Baltimore County high school music teacher who had served as music director of the old Baltimore Colts Marching Band, died of cancer Oct. 12 at the Bob Hooper Hospice House. He was 82 and lived in the Phoenix area of Baltimore County.
Teens who scored well on a survey in 1960 with questions about academics, health and future aspirations are less likely to have developed Alzheimer's and other memory problems now that they are in their 70s.
Robert Bradford Keigler, a University of Maryland Baltimore County student and lacrosse player, died Monday of a respiratory condition at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. The Timonium resident had recently celebrated his 24th birthday.
Five people, including four students at a local high school who were waiting at a bus stop, were hurt when a car drove off the road and into the group of students on the sidewalk Tuesday morning in the Aspen Hill area in Montgomery County.
During a Listening and Learning stop Oct. 2 at Catonsville High and as Baltimore County Public Schools develops a plan to address overcrowding in high schools including redistricting, interim Superintendent Verletta White said understands importance of neighborhood connections.
Manchester Valley wrestling coach David Dodson is a member of the Maryland chapter of the National Wrestling Hall of Fame's Class of 2018. He received a Lifetime Service to Wrestling award Oct. 7, 2018, in Annapolis.