| Dec 20, 2012
| 3:47 PM
Four Baltimore-area schools are among the six that have earned state Blue Ribbon honors, Maryland Department of Education officials said on Thursday.
Baltimore County's Chadwick Elementary in the Woodlawn area and Charlesmont Elementary in Dundalk were...
| 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...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 7:01 PM
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,"...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 7:48 PM
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...
| 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....
| 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...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:43 PM
Maryland's student test scores declined significantly for the first time in a decade, a drop officials attributed to the beginning of a tumultuous time in public education that will bring widespread changes to what is taught from kindergarten through high...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Mamie Perkins said Tuesday her top priority as interim superintendent for Anne Arundel County public schools is simply to get in step with a 78,000-student system that will start a new school year in a little more than a month.
"It's not as though I'm...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 2:29 PM
In a meeting with the editorial board of The Baltimore Sun, the next Baltimore County schools chief, S. Dallas Dance, said he supports the controversial decision to build a new school in Mays Chapel. The school, he said, is needed to relieve overcrowding....
| Aug 5, 2012
| 1:53 PM
Shortly before retiring this summer, Howard County school superintendent Sydney Cousin told employees in the central office that he was giving them a pay raise but did not take the matter before the school board for approval.
Some board members say...