Students won't be back at Ridgely Middle School for another week, but the boisterous energy and collaborative thought displayed by students at the school's Robotics Camp snapped the school out of it's summer calm Friday at the end-of-camp competition.
Port of Baltimore officials used the Saturday observance of National Maritime Day to throw open a pier at the Canton Marine terminal and invite 28 waterfront businesses and agencies to hold a career day.
While depression is not often associated with young children, it was the primary focus for a group of students at Halethorpe Elementary recently. The students, members of the school's Lego Robotics Team, focused on how to help seniors cope with depression as part of the annual First Lego League challenge.
Among placing among the top three of 14 teams at the First Lego League Qualifier, the Hillcrest Elementary Lego Robotics Club took on the best from around Maryland in the First Lego League's Statewide Competition on Saturday Jan. 19.
Retailers striving to remain relevant are experimenting with new concepts at malls across the Baltimore region and elsewhere this holiday selling season. Specialty retailers are opening even more specialized stores, targeting specific segments of shoppers.
Responding to consumer demand, retailers have pushed up store openings to the end of Thanksgiving dinner, started online price wars in November and replaced door buster opening events with waves of sales targeting different consumers.
While many public school systems are gravitating toward the web to reach audiences about programs, the Anne Arundel school system has turned to an older method to inform the public about its efforts to address purported educational disparities — prime-time television.