Lynn Detter, a fourth-grade teacher at Riderwood Elementary, and Kay Soonfah-Senior, a Spanish teacher at Cockeysville Middle were honored Monday among a group of five finalists for Baltimore County's 2013-2014 Teacher of the Year nominees.
The Perry Hall Improvement Association and President Dennis M. Robinson Jr. are happy to share the group's spring news and events for our community. First on the agenda, Dennis welcomes three new PHIA board members: Carrie Flora, Pat Keller and Josh Sutherland.
Maynard E. Keadle, a retired principal of Dulaney and Perry Hall high schools recalled as a leader who put his students and faculty first, died of diabetic complications Tuesday at Manor Care Ruxton. The Timonium resident was 84.
The Perry Hall High School music department will host a memorial scholarship concert on Wednesday, Feb. 27, at 7:30 p.m., in honor of school alumnus John DiLuti Jr., a trombonist and Perry Hall graduate who died in 1993 at age 26, shortly after his music career began.
On the day Perry Hall High student Robert Gladden pleaded guilty to attempted murder for allegedly shooting a classmate, the Baltimore County Board of Education received an update on measures taken to make the county school's safer by the opening of school in August.
Perry Hall High School student Robert W. Gladden Jr. pleaded guilty Tuesday to attempted murder in a shooting attack on a schoolmate last August, bringing an abrupt end to his trial in Baltimore County Circuit Court.
A 14-year-old boy was charged as an adult with first-degree murder in the death of his 7-month old sister who was found unresponsive inside a White Oak apartment Friday, according to Montgomery County police.
Baltimore County Circuit Judge Robert E. Cahill Jr. said Thursday that he will issue his ruling next week as to whether Robert W. Gladden Jr., the teenager accused in the Perry Hall High school shooting, will be tried as an adult or juvenile.
Witnesses described Robert W. Gladden Jr. as having had a troubled childhood and difficulties at school, as the teen accused in the Perry Hall High School shooting sat for a hearing Wednesday to determine whether he will be tried as an adult or a juvenile.
WASHINGTON — Speaking at an emotional hearing on federal gun control proposals, Baltimore County Police Chief James W. Johnson urged lawmakers Wednesday to close loopholes and ban assault weapon sales or risk more tragedies like the recent elementary school shooting in Connecticut.
By By John Fritze and Alison Knezevich and The Baltimore Sun
Baltimore County officials announced a plan to spend $3.7 million on school safety upgrades, including a camera system that will stream live to police stations and patrol cars, new entry systems in all schools, and a state-of-the-art visitor identification system.
County Executive Kevin Kamenetz reiterated a familiar theme on Tuesday in stating that his top priority during the upcoming General Assembly session, which opens tomorrow in Annapolis, will be funding for education.
Perry Hall High Principal George Roberts, who was named the 5th District Citizen of the Year by David Marks, received support from his Towson neighbors and the Perry Hall community after the shooting at his school in late August.