School officials in suburban Maryland will hire an outside firm to help in an investigation of reporting practices and supervision issues after a sexual assault case involving football players who allegedly attacked four of their teammates with a broomstick at Damascus High School.
Each Fountain Green Elementary School student has a homework assignment Monday through Thursday, to read the next chapter of “The World According to Humphrey,” a series by Betty E. Birney. It's about a classroom pet hamster who tells the stories of the school days, and nights, as he sees them.
Baltimore County state Sen. Kathy Klausmeier presided over the Maryland Senate for the first time Friday, substituting for President Thomas V. Mike Miller, who was absent due to cancer treatment. Klausmeier is the new president pro tem of the state Senate. She's been in the legislature since 1995.
Spring Garden Elementary School is continuing its efforts to raise funds for their new playground. They just wrapped up a Texas Roadhouse gift card fundraiser and are rolling out this month another card fundraiser.
McDaniel College recently named Westminster resident Julie Weaver as the school’s financial wellness coordinator, a position that has been created to help students navigate paying for college, managing loan debt and other college-related expenses. The Times caught up with Weaver.
Baltimore County voters made history Tuesday by casting ballots for their first elected school boards. Seven elected members in December will join four members appointed by the governor and a student member to convene the county's first-ever elected board.
Castanea Estates, a new 40-house development on the former Chestnut Ridge Golf Course, stands at the border between two school districts. A Baltimore County Public Schools boundary study will determine where students from the development will be districted.
Vernon A Turner, a career Baltimore County public school educator who enjoyed coaching an after school sports program for disadvantaged kids, died Tuesday from a heart attack at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. The Dundalk resident was 71.
Whoever is elected to the seven Baltimore County school board positions this year will wield enormous influence in setting the direction of schools for years to come. They will decide how about $1.5 billion is spent, who the next superintendent will be and where new schools are built.
Manchester Baptist Church will be hosting a free clothing giveaway from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6. The event is open to the entire family and this annual giveaway will be held in the Fellowship Hall.
Harford County has been rocked by a shooting that has shattered its sense of itself. But after three such incidents in less than three years, longtime residents wonder: has the once rural county dotted with small, tight-knit communities changed beneath their feet?
Eight options to relieve high school overcrowding for the 2019-2020 and future academic years are being considered by the Howard County school board. A public hearing to provide input on the proposed options is scheduled for Sept. 11 at 7 p.m., in the school board’s boardroom.
What was life like for young people before cell phones, before Facebook and blogs, before Instagram and Snapchat, Twitter and Tumbler and Match? Before kids spent hours exercising their thumbs, sitting on a chair or lying on a bed or sofa, playing video games and texting?