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  • Veteran teacher retires after 47 years in classroom

    Veteran teacher retires after 47 years in classroom
    During her 47-year tenure as a first-grade teacher at Winnetka's Hubbard Woods Elementary School, Phyllis McMillan said she never met a child she didn't cherish. "When I first started out, I had no idea what a wonderful, wonderful life I'd have...
  • Randall Cobb carries work ethic of parents with him

    GREEN BAY, Wisc. "I don't believe I've done enough." That's what Randall Cobb said at the start of Green Bay Packers training camp, standing an arm's reach away from teammate Jordy "I'll never spend it all anyway" Nelson after he got his big contract...
  • Salisbury High School seeks new assistant principal

    Salisbury Township School District accepted the resignation of Salisbury High School assistant principal William Dovico during Tuesday's board meeting. Dovico's resignation is effective Sept. 26. Mary Agnew, a social studies teacher, will leave the...
  • Education briefs

    National merit semifinalists Ten students from five county public high schools have been selected as semifinalists in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship competition. Severna Park High led the list with five students: Beatrice Chaudoin, Tec Lee,...
  • Maryland prepares for cases of enterovirus

    Maryland prepares for cases of enterovirus
    As an unusual strain of virus continues its march across the country — showing up most recently in Pennsylvania and Virginia — health officials in Maryland are warning doctors to be on the lookout and advising parents to prepare....
  • Arundel school projects may play role in Annapolis-area redistricting

    Arundel school projects may play role in Annapolis-area redistricting
    As the Board of Education gave its blessing last week to Superintendent George Arlotto's $163.4 million capital budget request, officials said some projects in the budget may affect coming redistricting efforts in the Annapolis area. Two elementary...
  • Teacher who questioned cat dissections sues school district, claims retaliation

    A former Newport Harbor High School English teacher is suing Newport-Mesa Unified, alleging that district administrators retaliated against her after she publicly questioned the need for students to dissect cat carcasses in class. Karen Coyne claims...
  • L.A. school district will double staff helping with iPad rollout

    L.A. school district will double staff helping with iPad rollout
    In response to problems with providing iPads to all students, teachers and campus administrators, the Los Angeles school system will double the number of people who will help with technical and instructional issues. Getting such aid to L.A. Unified...
  • Maria Siemionow, pioneer surgeon

    Maria Siemionow, pioneer surgeon
    She was born in postwar Poland and grew up under the shadow of the old Soviet Union. But Dr. Maria Siemionow doesn't talk politics. She talks medicine. "It always changes. It's never always the same patients. It's never always the same result. It's...
  • Organ quartet to command the stage

    Organ quartet to command the stage
    If the thought of sitting through an organ recital is the last thing on your mind, the Philadelphia Organ Quartet, who peform at the Fleetwood High School auditorium Saturday Sept. 20, might just be for you. Possibly the only ensemble of its kind in...
  • Mayor: New high school won't be named after President Obama

    Mayor: New high school won't be named after President Obama
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel backed off Thursday from naming a new elite high school after President Barack Obama amid ongoing criticism from African-Americans who felt the honor inappropriate for a school slated for a wealthy, predominantly white part of the...