If it wasn’t clear before , it should be abundantly clear after the Board of County Commissioners met with the Hampstead Mayor and Town Council last Tuesday that it may be time to go back to the drawing board when it comes to plans for the North Carroll High School building.
This year, 460 teachers were nominated and will by vying for a coveted spot among the eight who are selected for the Chamber’s Outstanding Teachers Award. Those eight also become nominees for Carroll County Teacher of the Year.
In a sometimes tense meeting Tuesday evening, the Hampstead Mayor and Council and the all five Carroll County Commissioners agreed they disagree, or at least misunderstood each other, when it comes to the fate of the former Norther Carroll High School building.
Students at Carroll County Public Schools and other educational institutions around the county participated in the National School Walkout at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 14. CCPS officials said they would allow students to participate in a modified version of the walkout.
Students at Catonsville High School students began walking out of the school building on Wednesday at 10 a.m. to take part in the National School Walkout commemorating last month’s school shooting in Florida.
When dozens of students and teachers walked out of Excel Academy on Wednesday morning, it was in honor of the 17 people killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida last month, but also the seven Excel students killed by gun violence in Baltimore since last year.
As students at the private John Carroll School in Bel Air prepare to join in a nationwide demonstration Wednesday morning on the one-month anniversary of the Parkland, Fla., school massacre, public school students in Harford County will remain in their classrooms.
Students at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute poured out the back doors of the school and onto the football field just before 10 a.m. Wednesday, joining with thousands of students in Maryland and across the nation in a coordinated effort.
That these teenagers are mature enough to organize and have these conversations with each other gives us great hope for the future. Adults dismissive of these students — “They don’t even know what they are protesting!” — are missing the point.
Baltimore School for the Arts alumna Rachel Hilson will appear in NBC's "Rise," which premieres Tuesday night. Hilson will also star in film "Kings," alongside Halle Berry and Daniel Craig, which will premiere in theaters nationwide in April.
Students across the country are planning to participate in walkouts on Wednesday, in response to the shooting one month ago at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida that left 17 dead.
The Harlem Wizards will visit Westminster High School at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 13 for an evening of great fun and fundraising. The Wizards will play a game against a team of teachers called The Westminster Heat. Proceeds will benefit the Westminster High School Class of 2019.
It’s time the commissioners go back to the drawing board, figure out what capital projects will do the most good for the community and how they can address space issues facing CCPS, the state’s attorney and sheriff’s office, without handicapping themselves by insisting they use existing buildings.
It was the 14th year for the competition, which pits the top for high school academic trivia teams — Century, Liberty, Manchester Valley and South Carroll high schools this year — against each other in a battle of knowledge in the domains of literature, science, history, mathematics and more.
Harford County public school students will not be allowed to walk out of school on Wednesday to protest the violence in schools, according to a letter the superintendent sent to students. Instead, they will be presented a “learning module” through which they can express their opinions.
A new report commissioned by the Abell Foundation shows that tax policies are an effective strategy to maximize public health outcomes, based on increases in the sales tax of both alcohol and cigarettes in Maryland.
A competition organized by the Citizenship Law Related Education Program, the annual mock trial competition allows students to argue fictional court cases before real judges using real law and rules of evidence.
Since the massacre that occurred Feb. 14 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, Carroll County has witnessed multiple false alarms within our own public school system. What can be done to make us feel that our schools safe?
With the recent mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas there seems to be a glimmer of hope that we as a society are finally willing to make changes that possibly will result in our schools becoming safe havens for learning. This hope has been instilled by the iGeneration and not by politicians.
Our nation is grieving two significant losses. First, the tragic murders of 17 people in a Parkland Florida high school. Second, the passing of Rev. Billy Graham. The first demonstrates the confusing mess our nation is in while the second gives us a glimpse of what the real answer is.
Two of Hameed Sharif's biology classes at Laurel High School are assisted once a week by a science education research team from Walter Reed Army Institute of Research. Students are able to work in smaller groups and on weekly labs with the mentors from Walter Reed.