| Mar 29, 2014
| 4:36 PM
Grace McComas would have graduated from Glenelg High School May 29.
At the upcoming commencement, friends and classmates want to honor Grace, who was a sophomore in 2012 when she committed suicide after months of cyber-bullying. After initial opposition...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Friday was the last day of school for Howard County students and staff, but protracted contract talks between the school system and the teachers union are headed for summer session.
The one-year agreement between the system and the Howard County...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 7:35 AM
Allen Dyer said the right things on Monday, hours after he filed to run for a seat on the Howard County school board.
Dyer spoke of the importance of the public educational system, the value of opposing views on the board and his desire to work with...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 4:06 AM
Howard County public school officials and the county's teachers union made little progress Monday after resuming contentious negotiations on pay increases for teachers in the coming budget.
Teachers and the Howard County Education Association have...
| May 18, 2014
| 3:37 PM
As the nation observes Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month in May, students and staff at a scholastic program in Columbia can boast that they highlight Chinese heritage year round.
Each Sunday, they gather at Howard Community College in Columbia for...
| 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...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 8:07 AM
Congratulations to the members of the Howard County Gifted and Talented High School Orchestra on their fine performance "Side by Side" with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra on Wednesday, Feb. 20 at Meyerhoff Symphony Hall in Baltimore.
Howard County and...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 8:27 PM
A late-season storm was forecast to bring the first significant snowfall in Baltimore in two years Wednesday, prompting worries about travel difficulties and power outages from the wet, heavy flakes and strong wind.
The National Weather Service...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 3:05 PM
Maryland is often lauded as one of the nation's top-performing states for education, and Howard County consistently ranks among the top school districts in Maryland.
But county schools Superintendent Renee Foose is among administrators nationwide...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 5:10 PM
Folly Quarter Middle School in Ellicott City has been in existence only 10 years, but has already gathered a collection of awards and honors that includes a Healthy Howard Gold Award and being designated a "green" school for environmental awareness....
| Nov 25, 2013
| 12:00 PM
It seems strange that parents who objected to the original Howard County middle school redistricting plan had months to provide feedback and work with Superintendent Renee Foose on changes, yet those of us who are now objecting to parts of her revised...