| Aug 28, 2013
| 8:03 AM
Ushering in an exciting new era, the Howard Count Board of Education unanimously voted to approve the revisions to a technology policy that now encourages the use of social media within our school system.
The June 27, 2013, approval came from the six...
| Sep 27, 2013
Sunday, Sept. 29
Classical music The Sundays at Three Chamber Music Series opens its 17th season with pianist Sylvie Beaudoin, accompanied by BSO clarinetist William Jensek and BSO violist Peter Minkler at 3 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church, 6800...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 2:16 PM
Howard County schools officials showcased the system's resources and educational approaches to a delegation of social studies and art supervisors from Thailand this week, joining officials in other local jurisdictions to welcome Asian educators.
| Oct 25, 2012
| 2:15 PM
In her first 100 days on the job, Howard County schools Superintendent Renee Foose has revamped the system's legal services, established an office of accountability and called for revision of a redistricting proposal to shift hundreds of students to new...
| May 11, 2012
| 8:25 AM
New Howard County schools Superintendent Renee Foose recently inked a four-year, $250,000 deal that includes a provision that allows her to be reimbursed for up to $25,000 in relocation costs.
Foose will be moving from the neighboring Frederick County to...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 7:15 PM
On a day that the storm Sandy kept most of the region indoors, Howard school board candidate Robert Ballinger saw an opportunity. With Election Day about a week away, he figured he'd reach out via email to Howard residents who were likely at home...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 3:09 PM
While visiting classes on the first day of school, new Howard County Superintendent Renee Foose had a pedometer strapped to her waist as part of a systemwide program for employees that emphasizes health.
By midmorning, she had already logged tens of...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 7:38 PM
Baltimore County Superintendent Joe A. Hairston looked out this week at 700 elementary students spread out on their school's lawn to celebrate the groundbreaking for a long-awaited new wing.
The ceremony was like dozens before it, but for Hairston the...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 4:11 PM
Kevin Hobbs, a top administrator in the Wake County, N.C., public schools, appeared on the verge of becoming the new deputy superintendent in Baltimore County schools Tuesday night before the school board voted 6-6 against the appointment because of a...
| Jul 1, 2012
| 7:43 PM
Renee Foose's call to education came around the 10th grade, when she says she "fell in love" with biology class. From there, she began a circuitous route to her career, and sometimes she was literally behind the wheel.
Among the jobs Foose took to pay...
| Jul 2, 2012
| 4:20 AM
The National Weather Service is calling for Monday to be mostly sunny in the Baltimore area, with a high near 92 and north winds between 5 and 8 miles per hour. There is a 30 percent chance of precipitation. Forecasters are warning that afternoon...