Offering alternatives to ease crowding in county schools [Commentary]
Interim Superintendent Michael Martirano writes about his plan for redistricting Howard County public schools, which was presented to the Board of Education Oct. 3.
Martirano's plan would slow redistricting
HCPSS Interim Superintendent Michael Martirano shares his final redistricting recommendations with the Board of Education on Oct. 3.
Laurel High Class of 1967 heads back to school
Members of the Laurel High Class of 1967 returned to the school for a tour and to reconnect as they celebrate their 50th reunion.
Harford Tech's Tim Palmer named Ravens Coach of the Week
Harford Tech's Tim Palmer has been named the Ravens High School Coach of the Week for Week 4, 2017.
New Attendance Area Committee report 'scales back' redistricting
The Attendance Area Committee released their latest recommendations on redistricting, following interim superintendent Michael Martirano's proposal to fast-track High School 13.
Eventful journey to Houston worth the effort [North Laurel/Savage]
Reservoir High School teacher Dave Boteler started off his school year with an important undertaking. He coordinated a massive local effort to collect and delivery items to Houston.
Raising funds and awareness of childhood cancer [Ellicott City]
September was childhood cancer awareness month. It reminded me of the students in our community who bravely fought this horrible disease.
Youth, varsity football programs ease concerns over head injury potential
Today's gridiron warriors as young as 5 and through high school are learning to play a kinder, gentler version of football.
Carroll students celebrate Homegrown School Lunch Week
Spring Garden Elementary celebrates Homegrown School Lunch Week
Commissioners give CCPS August 2019 deadline to move to former North Carroll High School
The letter told board members the county is moving forward with plans to relocate the school system’s central office to the former North Carroll High School.
John W. Bereska, former Hereford High School principal
John W. Bereska, former principal of Hereford high School, died Friday from prostate cancer at his Cockeysville home. He was 66.
Howard County shortens last three student days in school calendar
The Howard County Board of Education approved to shorten the last three days of school for students this year to give teachers more time for fourth quarter grading and reporting.
Council tackles details of APFO, mulching and TIF bills in work session
The County council dug into the details of several major bills during a nine-hour work session on Monday.
Baltimore classrooms top 100 degrees: 'It was impossible to learn.'
A frustrated teacher posted a photo to Twitter that showed a classroom thermometer reaching 114 degrees.
Maryland students score above national average in newly released SAT scores
The scores set a new baseline for the state, after the national college admissions test underwent sweeping changes that altered the format of the exam.
Author, activist Paola Gianturco to speak at Women’s Giving Circle
The Women’s Giving Circle of Howard County will host author and women’s activist Paola Gianturco as the keynote speaker at its annual celebration on Oct. 10.
Baltimore expands speed and red light camera system
CCBC marks 60-year anniversary, looks to future
CCBC marked its "diamond anniversary" over the weekend.
Five Harford students are National Merit Scholar semifinalists
Five Harford County students, four in the Science and Mathematics Academy program at Aberdeen High and one at C. Milton Wright High, are named semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program
Nonprofit View: Lions Clubs have served Carroll since 1940
Editorial: Artificial turf field in North Carroll a good first step
Artificial turf is now the norm across Maryland. It's past time for Carroll County to begin installing turf fields, as neighboring counties have.
School funding plan called a 'slap in the face' for Lansdowne
The Lansdowne High School community called the county executive's proposal for new schools in the Towson and northeast areas a "slap in the face."
Warrior Pride [Editorial]
Havre de Grace has a proud community history
Commissioners talk next steps, community funding for artificial turf field project
Plans for the first turf athletic field in the county are underway.
National Science Foundation gives $1.2 million to bolster high school chemistry in Baltimore
The Baltimore Ecosystem Study is partnering with Baltimore city public schools.
Dulaney High athletic field closed for utility work after underground wire electrified fence
Dulaney High School’s main athletic field will be closed for several weeks to allow an underground wire to be unearthed, after a staff member felt an electric current running through a nearby fence.
Club offers senior citizens chance to mingle and travel [West Laurel]
The Laurel Senior Friendship CLub invites anyone over 50 years of age to jion. This is a club that is run by senior volunteers who meet the second weekend of every week.
Renaissance Academy: What a school building tells its students
These mostly black students are also part of a generation that is witnessing a battle over civil rights arguably unlike anything that’s been seen in this country for several decades.
Kamenetz must replace Dulaney High School
The BCPS school board voted unanimously at the last public meeting for both Towson and Dulaney specifically to be included in the FY2019 county budget for planning and design of two new schools.
Ballet masters got their start at Laurel High poms squad [History Matters]
The first pompom squad at Laurel High School was organized in the 1969-1970 school year. That first group of girls, sponsored by history teacher Margo Lambros,
United Way of Central Maryland works to stem school dropout rates in Baltimore, Anne Arundel
On Track 4 Success aims to get students to stay and succeed in school.
Attendance Area Committee meeting canceled amid 'personal attacks' on members
Interim superintendent Michael Martirano and members of the Attendance Area Committee cancel additional meeting to discuss redistricting feedback after "personal attacks."
Kamenetz to propose planning money for two new high schools in FY19 budget
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz announced today that he would include county planning funds for two new high schools in his fiscal year 2019 budget request.
North Carroll: Classic Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show set for Sept. 23
What's happening in the neighborhoods of Northern Carroll County?
Attendance Area Committee to reconvene following Howard superintendent's redistricting proposal
The Attendance Area Committee will reconvene on Wednesday, Sept. 26 to discuss some ideas interim superintendent Michael Martirano proposed last week in tandem with redistricting.
New Jesuit preschool is latest example of socially conscious ethos guiding Baltimore priest
He also helped found Loyola Academy and Cristo Rey Jesuit High School.
More than 300 Maryland students named National Merit semifinalists
Nearly 30 of the qualifying students came from Baltimore.
Milford Mill Academy teacher charged with having sex with student in classroom
A Baltimore County teacher has been charged with sexual abuse, police said Friday.
Pregnant Howard County teacher contacted boyfriend's other girlfriend before police say he killed her
Tyler Tessier was ordered held without bond Thursday after being charged with killing his girlfriend, a pregnant Howard County high school teacher who vanished last week.
Wilde Lake teacher Laura Wallen found dead; boyfriend arrested, police say
Missing pregnant Wilde Lake teacher Laura Wallen was found dead Wednesday in a shallow grave. Tyler Tessier has been charged.
Howard schools superintendent offers plan to delay proposed redistricting
Interim Superintendent Martirano announces the accelerated construction of the county’s 13th high school.
Harriet Tubman Day marks milestone for former school
The last time students walked the halls of Harriet Tubman High School, it was 1965; then the county’s only black high school was closed as a result of desegregation.
Isabel L. Martin, a longtime volunteer who enjoyed cooking classic Maryland cuisine, dies
Isabel L. Martin, a longtime volunteer and piano teacher who enjoyed preparing quintessential Maryland dishes, died Thursday form heart failure at Gilchrist Hospice Care. She was 99.
Letter: Kids before convenience; move Central Office to North Carroll
Carroll County Public Schools, Board of Education, County commissioners, Teresa Basler McCulloh
Police locate vehicle of missing Wilde Lake High School teacher
Montgomery County Police are continuing their search for Laura Wallen, a social studies teacher at Wilde Lake High School, who's been missing since Sept. 4.
Reservoir High donation collection for Hurricane Harvey victims 'exceeds expectations'
Reservoir High School's donation collection for Hurricane Harvey victims is underway and will fill at least two U-Hauls, which teachers will drive to Houston this week.
Maryland Teacher of the Year finalists announced
Maryland Teacher of the Year finalists
Harford council introduces comprehensive zoning legislation
In School for September 6, 2017
The following local students earned bachelor's degrees from Hood College, Frederick, in May: Justine Del Nunzio, 2014 alumna of Century High School, graduated
South Carroll High School students return to classes
South Carroll High School students return for school's 50th anniversary