Bond Mill PTO Carnival is Saturday, May 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Prince George's County Department of Environmental Resources will no longer accept yard waste such as grass, leaves and sticks in plastic bags, must use paper bags or a reusable container. West Laurel Civic Association 2014 spring General Meeting will be held on Thursday, May 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the West Laurel Community Building. West Laurel mourns the loss of Chuck Lavin who passed away in April after a long illness.
Students at Long Reach High School in Columbia are readying their attire for the upcoming prom night: tuxedos, evening gowns and corsages during the event and sweat shirts, hoodies and flip flops afterward.
West Laurel Swim Club season runs from May 24 through Sept. 1. Memberships are available. Call for Wahoo swim team members underway. Bond Mill Elementary will celebrate Career Day on Friday, May 2. Bond Mill Elementary also had top winners in the Prince George's County Write a Book Contest. Bond Mill PTO Carnival takes place May 17. Last day of school in Prince George's County is June 13.
West Towson resident Gracy Back, 10, had her artwork displayed at the Walters and her drawing has now been selected as a T-shirt design for Westy's Walk, a fundraiser hosted by Gracy's school, West Towson Elementary.
Coaches and parents who organized the team say it's the first girls softball team at Roland Park Elementary/Middle School in many years and a rarity in the budget-conscious Baltimore Public School System, where middle school softball is considered a luxury.
Sue Van Essen's Loch Raven column includes snippets on Ron and Wendy Duncan, faithful grandparents at Oakleigh Elementary as well as winners in the school's Oakleigh 500, a timed car race, for which nearly 40 students built entries.
Maryland City Elementary School plans a Multi-Cultural Night March 27 to celebrate its diversity. Brock Bridge Elementary PTA hopes all students "get moving" and enjoy an evening at the Laurel Skating Rink March 31. Brock Bridge Elementary School invites the community to enjoy its Spring Book Fair, April 4 through 11. The book fair will be open during regular school hours and during the school's Spaghetti Dinner April 9. MESA (Math, Engineering and Science Achievement) students from Brock
Seventh-graders at Arbutus Middle School had the opportunity to experience anatomy hands on in science class on March 19 and 20, as part of an outreach program offered by the National Aquarium of Baltimore City.
Harford Community College officials are voicing concerns about Maryland senate and house bills to establish a collective bargaining process for community colleges in Maryland that would permit their employees to be represented by unions.
State lawmakers want to form a task force of educators and advocates to delve into the issue of pre-kindergarten suspensions, a little-known practice that came to light recently amid a surge in 3- and 4-year-olds being kicked out of Baltimore city public schools.
The Board of Carroll County Commissioners attracted more than 100 people to Carroll Community College Monday night for their three-hour presentation of "differing views" on the Common Core State Standards.
Lyle Sheldon, president and CEO of Upper Chesapeake Health, told Havre de Grace city leaders Monday that officials with the Bel Air-based nonprofit health care system are taking a "wait-and-see" stance on planning and building a proposed medical campus and hospital next to the Bulle Rock development on the edge of the city.