Teachers and staff at Forest Hill Elementary School were taking the fifth graders through their recognition ceremony exercises Tuesday, about 48 hours ahead of when they would complete their time as elementary school students and move on to middle school.
Before the American Visionary Art Museum postponed its 17th annual Kinetic Sculpture Race, the members of the Arbutus Middle School Kinetic Sculpture Race Team were quite excited about getting on the road in their homemade mobile artwork. With an extra month's wait, they're itching to make their 2015 debut in the race, now set for June 14.
More than 20 teachers and learning support staff gathered in the library of Halethorpe Elementary Tuesday evening to listen to a lesson given to them by students. The lesson was on teaching students new to the country and learning English for the first time.
Beginning next school year, all Howard County middle schools will be participating in the school system's Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy, which encourages the use of cellphones, laptops and tablets in classroom instruction.
Kerrigan Clem, an 8th grade student at Southampton Middle School who has been a mentor to fellow students, received a Student Achievement Award from the Bel Air Board of Town Commissioners Monday evening.
High school senior Roxanne Cole was one of nearly 100 students who experienced theater performance in a completely different way through workshops taught on Wednesday afternoon by Broadway performers at Lansdowne High School.
On Wednesday, Dunloggin Middle School's oyster gardening club students had an opportunity to showcase their project to a group of federal and state education officials touring the school through the U.S. Department of Education's second annual Green Strides Best Practices Tour of Green Ribbon Schools around the country.
Just about everybody who has seen Kyle Saunderson play soccer in his four varsity years at Reservoir can remember him doing something special. He's difficult not to notice. At 6-feet-4 and just over 200 pounds, he's one of Howard County's most dominating players.
Dundalk Middle School administrators, students and staff learned at an awards ceremony Tuesday that recent litter clean-up efforts at the school netted them the grand prize — and a $4,000 environmental grant — in the first year of the county's Team BCPS Clean Green 15 Litter Challenge.
The Maryland Education Credit, which was not brought to a vote last year, would attract critical financial assistance for lower- and middle-income Pre-K to 12th grade students at both public and nonpublic schools by awarding up to $15 million in education tax credits for business donations that help students pay for tutoring, tuition, supplies, transportation and special needs services.
Robert Gately Keenan Sr., a retired Baltimore County public schools agriculture teacher who was a Roman Catholic deacon, died of a brain tumor Tuesday at Stella Maris Hospice. The Parkville resident was 77.
In explaining why voters should pick them, the two candidates for the District E seat on the Harford County Board of Education point to their experiences in education, life and as parents of HCPS students.
Anne Arundel County's board of education approved Superintendent George Arlotto's $163.4 million FY 2016 capital budget as the district coincidentally prepares to redistrict elementary schools in Annapolis
With school back in session, parents are breathing a collective sigh of relief. No more wet bathing suits on the bedroom floor or kids begging for snacks at 15-minute intervals. But the school year brings its own set of challenges, many of which arrive in children's homework folders. Every assignment ¿ from daily math homework to science projects with months of lead time ¿ raises an important question: How much should parents help their children with schoolwork? The answer, according to area educators, is that it varies: Every assignment is different, and so is every child.
George Arlotto on Wednesday became the third Anne Arundel County superintendent in as many years to submit a capital budget proposal and says working within the school system for ten years helped him hammer out a $163.4 million request.
September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, a block of time set aside to highlight the importance of healthy eating and fitness habits and the risk associated with obesity in America's youth.
By By Elaina Clarke and Community Times Staff Reporter
Howard County executive candidate Courtney Watson on Tuesday unveiled her education platform, a 17-point plan that seeks to expand funding for some current programs and bring new ones, including the International Baccalaureate program and tech business partnerships, to the county.
This summer, Howard High School junior Alex Stephanos and senior Casey Stencil traveled to Bloomington, Ind., to attend the 23rd annual Best Buddies International Leadership Conference at Indiana University.
Hannah Sheats raises goats, makes clothes and bakes items with the 4-H to show at the Maryland State Fair. But the 11-year-old Monkton girl hasn't been to the State Fairgrounds in Timonium as much as she'd like since Baltimore County public schools opened Wednesday. Hannah and others want Maryland schools to stay closed until after Labor Day — traditionally the final day of the fair.