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  • Hereford bullies [Letter]

    Hereford bullies [Letter]
    The history of the "Hereford Zone" is widely known in Baltimore County. Growing up here, I have always heard the stories of many of the residents being bullies. I experienced it for myself last week during the Baltimore County PTA Council meeting. Several...
  • D41 wrangles with space needs

    D41 wrangles with space needs
    While plans are in the works to reduce the number of portable classrooms at School District 41 elementary schools in Glen Ellyn, at least one board member continues to worry that a future referendum measure on adding space will be tougher to sell after...
  • Signs of trouble in county schools? [Editorial]

    Signs of trouble in county schools?  [Editorial]
    Last week's decision by Baltimore County's PTA Council to ask Superintendent Dallas Dance to delay plans to convert all county high schools to an eight-period schedule is noteworthy for a number of reasons. The changeover has produced such outcry from the...
  • Glendale Unified may ponder name change for College View School

    Glendale Unified may ponder name change for College View School
    Glendale school officials will soon begin gauging if there is any interest to change the name of College View School to better reflect its mission as crews prepare to demolish the school and build a new one in its place, starting next month. Glendale...
  • PTA Council asks Dance to delay high school schedule change

    PTA Council asks Dance to delay high school schedule change
    Baltimore County's PTA Council voiced opposition this week to the superintendent's decision to change the high school schedules this coming fall, asking that the plan be delayed. Dallas Dance has instituted a uniform schedule saying he wants every...
  • Del Guercio joins Community Center board

    Steve Del Guercio, a former mayor of this city, has joined the board of directors of the Community Center of La Caņada Flintridge, it was announced Wednesday. The longtime local resident is a partner at the downtown Los Angeles law firm of Demetriou,...
  • 818 Roundup: Murder sentence, Glendale veterans' housing project breaks ground, state superintendent of school visits to talk Common Core, state exams

    818 Roundup: Murder sentence, Glendale veterans' housing project breaks ground, state superintendent of school visits to talk Common Core, state exams
    Greetings, 818 readers! Today is Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 81 degrees and a low of 52. Here are some of the top headlines in the area: - San Gabriel resident Jorge Villalobos, 47, was found...
  • State superintendent visits PTA

    The new Common Core State Standards and computerized state exams that students will begin taking in upcoming weeks were up for discussion Tuesday night at the La Caņada home of Glendale Council PTA President Sandy Russell, where State Supt. Tom...
  • State superintendent of schools visits to talk Common Core, state exams

    State Supt. Tom Torlakson was in town on Wednesday, but not to speak at a large rally. He was in a much more intimate setting — the home of Glendale Council PTA President Sandy Russell, where he fielded questions from about 10 local parents about...
  • Bolingbrook HS principal won't finish school year

    Bolingbrook HS principal won't finish school year
    The outgoing principal at Bolingbrook High School, whose resignation last month sparked an outcry against the district's administration, will not finish out this school year as planned. Michael White, who arrived at Bolingbrook in July 2012, resigned in...
  • Dania Beach mom becomes shining star by helping others, says mayor

    Dania Beach mom becomes shining star by helping others, says mayor
    After years of rebelliousness, despair in abusive relationships and spells in homeless shelters, Vivian Jackson is finally the parent she wanted to be. "I thought of myself as broken," said Jackson, of Dania Beach. "I was going nowhere." Then about...