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  • Kamenetz budget includes no tax rate hikes, focuses on school construction

    Kamenetz budget includes no tax rate hikes, focuses on school construction
    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz released a budget proposal Tuesday that he says is part of a long-term plan to eliminate school overcrowding, resulting in a surplus of classroom seats by 2021. The county could face a shortage of 1,400 seats by...
  • Savage/North Laurel

    Bluegrass music Savage Bluegrass plays at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, at Sam and Elsie's Bar and Restaurant, 9994 Washington Blvd. in Laurel. No cover charge. Information: 301-317-7796. PTA fundraiser The Bollman Bridge Elementary School PTA will...
  • Olive on Main moves in under Laurel's lifted liquor restrictions

    A new Main Street restaurant is the first in Laurel's Historic District to take advantage of the state law change that allows liquor licenses within 500 feet of a church. Olive on Main, which opened April 21 in the former site of Salute Italian...
  • Warwick's Younique Upchurch commits to Division II Shaw | Peninsula District notebook

     Warwick's Younique Upchurch commits to Division II Shaw | Peninsula District notebook
    Warwick’s Younique Upchurch, a 6-foot-4 center who didn’t play basketball until her ninth-grade year, has committed to Division II Shaw University in Raleigh, N.C. Upchurch averaged 12.8 points and 8.2 rebounds per game as a senior and made...
  • La Caņada High tech club lets 'students become the teachers'

    La Cañada High tech club lets 'students become the teachers'
    For the past year, Jamie Lewsadder has led La Caņada Unified School District’s foray into a new technological era. As IT director, she’s worked with a small team of employees to upgrade the district’s infrastructure and prepare it for...
  • Letter: PTAs funded the LCHS iMac lab

    Your story about the new school computer labs (April 10, “Schools tap into tech with iPads”) incorrectly reported that funding from the La Caņada Flintridge Educational Foundation opened and furnished the high school’s iMac lab. The...
  • Spring Home Tour set for May 2

    Spring Home Tour set for May 2
    With the La Caņada Spring Home Tour coming up, the LCHS 7/8 PTA committee charged with making it a success set up a contest among all three elementary school sixth-grade classes to see which one could sell the most tour tickets and sponsorships. Katie...
  • Parents signal traffic concerns

     Parents signal traffic concerns
    Glendale school and city officials are reevaluating where crossing guards are assigned throughout the city due, in part, to concerns raised by parents. Since the beginning of the school year, several parents of children who attend Balboa Elementary have...
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  • The Whiteboard Jungle: Recognize teachers every day of the year

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Recognize teachers every day of the year
    May is “thank your local teacher” month: Teacher Appreciation Week (May 5 through 9), National Teacher Day (May 6) and California’s Day of the Teacher (May 14). While it is nice to have one’s vocation be singled out, it would be...
  • School prom 'draft' prompts reflection in exclusive Newport Beach

    School prom 'draft' prompts reflection in exclusive Newport Beach
    Corona del Mar High School has palm trees, ocean breezes and a parking lot where students hustle out of shiny BMWs as they head to class. One of the state's top-ranked schools, it has battled perceptions as a place where money and privilege sometimes...