The Central Maryland Chorale is looking for new members. If you enjoy singing and can follow music from a score, rehearsals begin Jan. 5. Students enrolled at Scotchtown Hills Elementary School have until Jan. 31 to order a yearbook for the scholastic season of 2014-2015. The Laurel Department of Public Works will pick up Christmas trees starting Jan. 7 and then every Wednesday during the month of January. Public Works has recycling containers for used oil and antifreeze. Diesel fuel,
One year after the Maryland State Department of Education identified more than $100 million in technical upgrades needed in schools to be able to administer online tests, many schools don't have wireless Internet access throughout the buildings, and some have only one computer for every 15 students.
Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Dallas Dance fielded dozens of unscripted questions from a room full of high school and middle school students in the western portion of the school system, during the televised event, that also streamed live on the Internet on Thursday.
Carol Haislip and Cathleen Hanson of The International School of Protocol in Towson are in the midst of their busy season teaching the social graces for children, teens, college students and adults, to how to mingle to proper dining etiquette to how to prepare for and act at the prom.
We feel nothing but pride for our alma mater, the University of Maryland. Terps have raised high the black and gold not just on the field, but in boardrooms, laboratories and in school, too. However, a recent proposal to spend $155 million of state, student and alumni money on renovating Cole Field House into an extravagant indoor and outdoor athletic practice facility threatens to stymie our progress in boosting excellence in academics and affordability. We urge the Board of Regents to reject
By By Zachary Cohen and Steven Hershkowitz and Kaiyi Xie
A renewed interest in teaching young children to speak a foreign language is catching on, driven by workplace forces and demand from parents. School systems have responded by offering Spanish and other popular languages in the early grades.
For many Thanksgiving chefs, organizing a meal with one turkey — let alone 44 — is daunting. For Booker T. Washington cafeteria manager Sheila Travers, whose kitchen serves hundreds of students, the job is "every day."
Hare Raisers 4-H Club member Erik Jacob, a seventh grade student at Mount View Middle School and a consistent honor roll student, was honored to lead the Pledge of Allegiance during the Howard County Farm Bureau's annual banquet on Nov. 13.
Maryland freshman wide receiver Juwann Winfree has been suspended two games by the athletic department for violating the school's student-athlete code of conduct, the university announced Monday night.
Even as public school systems in Maryland and other states prepare to give longer and more challenging standardized tests this spring, a national debate has erupted over just how many hours students should be tested in a year.
Hanna Al-Kowsi's mother Tracey Davidson is beaming like never before. Mount View Middle School students and faculty are pretty proud too. Hanna, an eighth grade student at Mount View Middle, was recently honored as "one of the brightest middle school students in the world" during a national awards ceremony sponsored by the Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth.
My Mexican father applied to colleges in the United States in the late 1940s and was offered scholarships by the University of Arizona and by Western Reserve (now Case Western Reserve) in Cleveland. His father sat him down and drew a line from west to east across a map of the United States and said: "Below this line, they don't like Mexicans." It was a fateful moment.
Hundreds of students dressed in Halloween costumes holding bags full of candy, roamed the parking lot at Lansdowne Middle School Thursday night, participating in the school's first "Trunk-or-Treat" event the day before Halloween.
Baltimore County Public Schools and the University of Maryland — Baltimore will receive a federal grant of $1.965 million to study the efficacy of new intervention and prevention strategies for students experiencing mental health emergencies. During the three-year study beginning January 2015 and ending December 2018, 22 public schools will be given the new programs, while another 22 will not. The rest of the funds will be utilized by UMD to compare the two groups and determine which
By By Elaina Clarke and Community Times Staff Reporter
The burden of student debt is a national problem, and it requires a national commitment as well. Students and their families must be able to count on Congress to keep interest rates low, to resist the allure of making money off student loan programs, and to offer opportunities like income-based repayment and public service loan forgiveness programs.