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  • Howard bans distribution of sugary drinks on county property

    Howard bans distribution of sugary drinks on county property
    Howard County Executive Ken Ulman moved Tuesday to ban the sale of high-sugar drinks such as soda in parks, libraries and other county properties and at county-sponsored events — hoping yet again to make the county a progressive model. "I believe...
  • Lettter: Teachers union was wrong to oppose federal 'Race' grant

    As a parent who has been fortunate to have had two children progress through Howard County's excellent public schools I was disappointed to learn that Superintendent Foose's Race to the Top grant application did not make the list of finalists. Then I...
  • Howard elementary schools offer lessons in Chinese, Spanish

    When you enter Julie Chang's world languages class at Waverly Elementary School in Ellicott City, you leave English at the door. Then, if you know the answer to a question and are told to "qing ju shou," you raise your hand. If you're told, "bu shou hua,"...
  • Howard County deputy superintendent Brown retires

    Howard County deputy superintendent Brown retires
    Howard County schools deputy superintendent of operations Ray Brown is retiring from the system effective Jan., 1, Howard County officials said Wednesday night. New Superintendent Renee Foose named Brown deputy superintendent in August, a month after...
  • Blue Ribbon adds to spectrum of awards at Folly Quarter Middle School

    Blue Ribbon adds to spectrum of awards at Folly Quarter Middle School
    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....
  • Howard school system set to move forward after election

    After a period of transition that saw its longtime school superintendent retire and infighting among school directors, members of the Howard County school community are hopeful that the new board members will work well together as they shape the county'...
  • Thailand delegation visits Howard County school system

    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. The Thai...
  • Major changes seen in Howard Superintendent Foose's first 100 days

    Major changes seen in Howard Superintendent Foose's first 100 days
    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...
  • Howard school board candidates make final push before Tuesday election

    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...
  • Parents make financial commitment to supporting their children in Howard County orchestra program [Letter]

    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...
  • Maryland readying for 'last gasp' winter storm that could cause widespread power outages

    Maryland readying for 'last gasp' winter storm that could cause widespread power outages
    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...