This was no ordinary court case, and no ordinary attorneys. This was the Carroll County semi-finals of the Maryland Mock Trial Competition, a statewide program of the Maryland Bar Association held in Carroll for the first time after many years of hiatus.
More than 600 Loch Raven High School students took part in the school's second annual "100th Day of Service" on Feb. 2. They did projects such as make valentines for a retirement home, assemble school supply packages, and collect toiletry kits for shelters.
Franklin High School holds its annual STEM Night during which young students get to interact with high schoolers to learn about the exciting possibilities of pursuing science, engineering and technological subject matter.
Harford County Public Schools is conducting a “full review” of its safety and security plans in the wake of the Valentine’s Day shooting deaths of 17 students and staff at a Florida high school and is considering implementing active shooter drills at schools, officials said Monday.
Baltimore-area school systems sent out community alerts about social media threats Monday morning, continuing a trend that area police departments have seen ever since the mass shooting at a Florida high school on Feb. 14.
It’s past time for the Congress of these United States to get some backbone and pay attention to the people and not kowtow to the NRA and arms manufacturers, and pass meaningful regulations on the type of firearms that can be legally kept.
Parents and survivors of this latest school shooting are not going to be silent. They are not willing to see their friends and loved ones forgotten. They will not allow our political leaders sweep gun violence under the rug yet again.
Johns Hopkins University joined a growing number of among universities and colleges around the country in publicly assuring high school students that their admissions chances won’t be hurt if they protest gun violence.
Maryland’s state superintendent said she’s calling an emergency meeting of the Maryland Center for School Safety board on Monday to “ensure that every resource is available is being used to make schools safe. But she also said the more should be done to support and counsel troubled students.
A week after 17 people were shot and killed in a Florida school, Harford schools and police have dealt with at least three possible threats, all spread widely on social media and deemed to be unsubstantiated by police.
"Young Frankenstein, the Mel Brooks Musical" will be presented by the Glenelg High School Performing Arts Department on March 1,2 and 3. It is the first high school in the community to produce the musical.
Following yet another tragic incident involving gun violence in the United States, this one the massacre of 17 students and staff at a Florida high school last Wednesday, are there still any doubters that there are too many guns that are too easy to come by?
The students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are a moral force the likes of which we have not seen in a long, long time. And that makes them more potent than our Twitter-addled president, all the far right conspiracy theorists trying to trash them or possibly even the NRA.
Sheriff Jim DeWees said the sheriff’s investigation determined that a threat made by a Francis Scott Key High School student Tuesday was deemed not credible and Carroll County Public Schools would be dealing with the student. He also said there was law enforcement presence at FSK Wednesday.
Carroll County FFA chapters celebrate National FFA Week with a visit to their state legislators Tuesday. Thirty high school FFA students watched House proceedings for 30 minutes, toured the Maryland General Assembly, and lobbied for HB 870.
“Students go to school everyday not knowing what is going to happen,” the student representative on the Harford County Board of Education says. “With all of the shootings, students become more worried everyday.”
The family of 7-year-old Josephine Gay, one of 20 kids killed in the Sandy Hook school massacre, has moved back to Maryland. Mom Michele Gay, a Columbia native who has become an activist for school safety, said she finds hope in how high school students themselves are leading the fight this time.
One of the major media stories from the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, last week was the way students used technology to cover the story as it unfolded and are now using social media to play a large role in shaping the national conversation about it.
The RoboCavs are part of the FIRST Tech Challenge, a competitive league of robotics engineering and programming aimed at high school age youth. Two club teams will compete in the FIRST Tech Challenge Maryland State Championship on Saturday.
Winters Mill High School is hosting a countywide event for Carroll high school and middle school students who are participating in the National History Day competition. They will display their work at Winters Mill on Saturday, Feb. 24, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.