Bond Mill Elementary School's PTO Carnival is scheduled for Saturday, May 16 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Bond Mill third-grade team DI-Know-Might earned a spot to compete in the Destination Imagination Global Finals in Knoxville, Tenn. Scout Troop 1673 and parishioners from St. Philip's Episcopal Church in Laurel came together on April 18 to create a memorial garden for Casey Ohringer's Eagle Project. Joseph Karpman, son of Larry and Anne Karpman, of West Laurel, has accepted a position as the
Students across the county, including those at Cockeysville Middle and Dulaney High, took part in the PTA Reflections Contest by creating original works of arts in various categories based on a common theme which this year was "The world would be a better place if … ."
On Feb. 2, Cathy Chiaramonte, 54, a teacher at Eldersburg Elementary was diagnosed with glioblastoma multiforme, a fast-growing brain tumor, according to information from the American Cancer Society, after an episode at school in which she was rushed to the emergency room, she said.
Charles Scarlett's children and grandchildren are honoring Scarlett's legacy by opening Whitehall and its grounds to the public for the first time and establishing a hub for restoration education. In partnership with the Historic Annapolis Foundation, the home and its shoreline property will be open for tours and events starting this spring. Whitehall's trustees gave Chesapeake Home + Living a sneak preview of the stops on the tour, the history behind them and their plans.
Five teachers were named finalists for the Anne Arundel County Public Schools "Teacher Of The Year" award. Two teachers are finalists for the 2015 Independent Schools "Teacher Of The Year" award in Anne Arundel County. These teachers will be among 50 other finalists honored at the 29th annual Excellence in Education banquet Friday, April 10 at the BWI Marriott in Linthicum. Upcoming events at Brockbridge Elementary School include PTA meetings March 11 and April 8 from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Media
Julian E. Jones Jr. is on a learning curve. He started on the night of June 24, 2014, when he won the Democratic primary for the Baltimore County 4th Councilmanic District. With no Republican opponent in the following November general election, Jones was essentially elected to represent an area where he's lived for 20 years.
Deborah Castleman, reading specialist at Dayton Oaks Elementary School, wants to thank the teachers and the many parent volunteers for the hours they spent making their "Walk in the PARCC … With a Good Book" into a successful evening.
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Glass and glimmer shone brightly in the front lobby of Mount View Middle School on Jan. 14, The local eighth grade middle school students under the direction of South African artist-in-residence Carien Qiroga and Mount View Middle art teacher Michael Mitchell were thrilled with the response to the brilliant glass tile mosaic as it was unveiled.
Six months into the second phase implementation of a school system wellness policy, the PTA Council of Howard County is again raising concerns about the lauded policy, saying it is too strict when it comes to student celebrations.
When the Howard County Board of Education begins to ponder Superintendent Renee Foose's budget proposal in coming weeks, they won't be receiving input from a longstanding citizens committee tasked with combing through the proposal.
Lutherville Laboratory Elementary School, an award-winning magnet school, is not accepting applications for its 2015-16 school year — leaving some parents worried that the magnet program for science, math and communications could be discontinued.
Parents and community members voiced a need for upgraded school facilities in Baltimore County public schools at a Southwest Education Advisory Council pre-budget hearing held Wednesday night, Oct. 15 at Woodlawn High School.
To help voters learn about the candidates, the PTA Council of Howard County is hosting a Howard County Executive Candidate Forum on Sunday, Oct. 19, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Mt. Hebron High School, 9440 Old Frederick Road, in Ellicott City.
More than 60 parents, students and community members that attended the PTA Council of Howard County's roundtable discussion Thursday, which featured 12-minute question and answer sessions with candidates for small groups, most made up of three to four people.
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.
Boy Scout Eagle projects are always helpful and often quite distinctive. Nick Morton, a Dayton Oaks Elementary School alum came up with one of those novel projects that may be just what you've been wanting. It's called the Little Free Library and was installed at the school on the first day of this school year.
About 30,000 low-income Maryland families, half of them in the Baltimore region, have signed up for $10-a-month Internet service, Comcast Corp. officials said Tuesday as they promoted broadened access to the program in its fourth year.
The Howard County Farm City Celebration runs Saturday, Sept. 20, through Sunday, Oct. 5. This is a great opportunity for the public to learn about the county's rich agricultural heritage and meet local farmers
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.
Val Jean Slowinski, a retired Towson University professor who had been active in Cockpit in Court Theater in Essex for more than two decades, died Wednesday at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin of a stroke. She was 78.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun