South River High School sophomores Allison Marie Raines and Sally Albright recently discovered what happens when you combine an interest in the effects of commonly used chemicals with a passion for protecting Chesapeake Bay oysters.
Definitely there are other considerations that must be taken into account as the school system moves forward, but it is clear the time has come for a little bit more focus is needed with regard to the management of the focused areas of concentration offered to students in our public high schools.
As an Oakland Mills High School graduate and a student at Howard Community College before transferring nearly 60 credits to American University, Maureen Evans-Arthur believes she is a prime example of what can result from community investment in education.
There is widespread belief among teachers and principals that traditional public schools are subsidizing charters. This should trouble parents in traditional schools, especially parents helping School Family Councils make ends meet during budget season. It should trouble responsible charter parents and staff who do not want to succeed at the expense of children attending a traditional school.
Maggie Gallagher is the third straight female C. Milton Wright student athlete to bring home the $5,000 Al Cesky Scholarship, while Eric Eckstein is the second Patterson Mill student in that school's history to be awarded.
Megan Rabe, an eighth-grade student at Clarksville Middle School is among 11 students from across the state that will compete in the 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee on May 27 - 29 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center at National Harbor. Howard County Library System (HCLS) officials said.
The Atholton Athletic Boosters will hold their annual Golf Outing at Fairway Hills Golf Club in Columbia June 6th. All proceeds will benefit student athletes at Atholton High School. The event will be a best ball, scramble format with a shotgun start at 1:00 p.m. The cost is $110 per golfer and includes food, two adult beverages, soft drinks, prizes and giveaways. For more information or to register visit atholtonboosters.org/athletics.
Ever since Patrick Mikulis met the student member of the Howard County Board of Education while a student at Triadelphia Ridge Elementary School, he knew that one day he wanted to hold the same position.
Both middle school and college students are learning from each other after school at Arbutus Middle School. The education is thanks to a program called the Arbutus Achievers Club, in which University of Maryland, Baltimore County, students volunteer to tutor at-risk students at the school on Shelbourne Road.
According to U.S. News & World Report's Best High Schools list of the nation's top public high schools, Towson and Eastern Technical are the only Baltimore County schools worthy of gold medal status under the magazine's ranking system.
Of Towson High School's 1,400 students, 607, or 43 percent, have requested to enroll in a music class for the 2014-2015 school year. And that is a tribute to John Olin, department head Dave Rhen and chorus director Derrick Jackson. Olin, of Towson, recently organized a trip for nearly 200 students to perform at Disney World in Orlando.
Ten-year-old Gillian Blum knew just what to do when she realized that a schedule conflict would prevent her from reading her award-winning letter in person at an April 12 ceremony to recognize the winners of the Letters About Literature contest.
University of Maryland, College Park President Wallace Loh has made it his top priority to remake the college into a hub of innovation and entrepreneurship, pushing the strategy not just in the business school but in almost every corner.
Anybody who cares about Baltimore City should be talking about raising funds for IB and Ingenuity — not decreasing programs that already operate on shoestring budgets. We need to recognize that when it comes to IB and Ingenuity, a rising tide truly lifts all boats.
The Johns Hopkins University has come under fire for not disclosing an alleged rape at a fraternity house to the campus, as a group of students filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education and dozens of students staged a protest Friday.
By By Carrie Wells, Erica L. Green and Justin Fenton and The Baltimore Sun
With most of the school year gone, it seems as if the Bel Air Elementary School community has finally adapted, improvised and overcome. Here's how the process has developed, rather successfully, in the past few weeks