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  • State superintendent: Severna Park Elementary is 'amazing'

    State superintendent: Severna Park Elementary is 'amazing'
    When Severna Park High School was named one of the state's Blue Ribbon schools a few years ago, Lynn Birus remembers wishing that her school would be chosen one day for the distinction. So when Darla Strous, executive director of the Maryland State...
  • For 'Oz,' there's no place like Hometown

    For 'Oz,' there's no place like Hometown
    On May 21, Hometown Elementary School's second grade performed its 12th annual mini-production of L. Frank Baum's classic story, "The Wizard of Oz." When second-grade teacher Mary Matusiak moved from Hannum School to Hometown School at the start of...
  • Governor selects three Board of Education members

    Governor selects three Board of Education members
    After months of speculation, the governor has filled three Anne Arundel County Board of Education seats. Gov. Larry Hogan has selected Tom Frank, Julie Hummer and Allison Pickard for the three vacant seats. Hogan's office said they would not be able...
  • District special education teachers honored with song and dance

    District special education teachers honored with song and dance
    Students and parents honored about 100 teachers and staff from the Newport-Mesa Unified School District's Special Education Department with performances and accolades Wednesday during the Sunshine Awards for Exceptional Educators. The event, held at the...
  • KAPA marks end of school year

    KAPA marks end of school year
    The Korean American Parents Assn. (KAPA) held its meeting marking this end of the school year on May 14 at Gelson's Market in La CaƱada. The event was organized by Helen Ha and Sun Chung, who share the chairmanship of the PTA Outreach Committee. KAPA...
  • Talk of the County: Illinois' problem isn't leadership, it's partisanship

    Talk of the County: Illinois' problem isn't leadership, it's partisanship
    Editor's Note: Talk of the County is a reader-generated column of opinions. If you see something you disagree with or think is incorrect, please tell us! Call us at (312) 222-4554 or email talkofthecounty@tribpub.com. For a continuously updating blog of...
  • Willington Day celebrates community

    The annual Willington Day celebration is much-anticipated each Memorial Day weekend, and this year's event on Saturday, May 23, was bigger than ever. "This is the 24th year for our all-volunteer celebration," said Melissa McKinnon, chair of the...
  • State PTA honors Mount Prospect principal

    State PTA honors Mount Prospect principal
    A Mount Prospect educator has been named "outstanding principal of the year" by the Illinois Parent Teacher Association. Mary Gorr, principal at Westbrook School for Young Learners in Mount Prospect School District 57, recently received the statewide...
  • With Charles Carroll on chopping block, CCPS seeks input on master plan

    With Charles Carroll on chopping block, CCPS seeks input on master plan
    A public meeting will be held Wednesday to gain community input on the proposed 2015-2024 Education Facilities Master Plan, which includes the closure of Charles Carroll Elementary School. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. in the Charles I. Ecker...
  • Glendale Cluster PTA: Mark your calendars for these two events

    A delicious way to help support children and youth with medical and dental services is to attend Glendale Healthy Kids' Taste of Downtown Glendale from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on April 29. Tickets are $25 for adults ($30 to add wine) and $10 for children....
  • Maryland students will take fewer tests next year

    Maryland students will take fewer tests next year
    Amid an outpouring of frustration about the amount of public school testing, education leaders in Maryland and 10 other states decided this week to cut back on the reading and math tests introduced only three months ago. The testing won't be completed...