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  • Graduation marks an ending for parents, too

    Graduation season always brings out people's sentimental side, because it's a time of reaching milestones and reflecting on them. Some graduations are more fraught with meaning than others. I remember the "Can-you-believe-it?" poignancy of the very last...
  • Solving the cube

    Solving the cube
    Students at Piney Ridge Elementary School have been participating in a Rubik's Cube Club started by Amy Callan, a third-grade teacher at Piney Ridge, and her son Will, an eighth-grade student in the Gifted and Talented program at Sykesville Middle School....
  • Parkland School District appoints dean of students as elementary population grows

    Parkland School District appoints dean of students as elementary population grows
    An influx of elementary students in the Parkland School District prompted officials to appoint a dean to oversee them. Damian Goodman, a fourth grade teacher at Jaindl Elementary School, was appointed to the position of elementary dean of students during...
  • Hopkins studies student vision, learning

    Hopkins studies student vision, learning
    In the month after Alexander Dominguez joined Maygon Thompson's third-grade class at Charles Carroll Barrister Elementary School, he breezed through worksheets and quickly rose to be among the most studious members. So when the third-grader couldn't read...
  • Waterbury teachers seek to help underprivileged students

    Several years ago, Marcos Pacheco Hernandez was known as the toughest kid at Kennedy High School. Pacheco Hernandez had a few fights as a freshman, but Kennedy staff didn't see him as a bad kid, Principal Robert Johnston said. They counseled and...
  • Army members thank Charles Carroll Elementary students for care packages

    Army members thank Charles Carroll Elementary students for care packages
    SILVER RUN — Before Charles Carroll Elementary School kicked off its annual Play Day, students, teachers and parents gathered on a grassy hill next to the school's basketball court to watch as five members of the U.S. Army presented the school...
  • Three students recognized for excellence at Carroll Community commencement ceremony

    Three students recognized for excellence at Carroll Community commencement ceremony
    Of the approximately 210 students who walked across the stage during Carroll Community College's 22nd commencement ceremony, three exceptional students received a $600 scholarship from President James D. Ball. Although the school has chosen one...
  • Students get to know vegetables from the ground up

    Students get to know vegetables from the ground up
    After a night of rain, the sun made an appearance just in time for Dr. Daniel Nadeau's morning visit to the Rea Elementary School's vegetable garden. Nadeau, program director with the Mary and Dick Allen Diabetes Center at Hoag Hospital, arrived...
  • NIPSCO exec named to State Board of Education

    NIPSCO exec named to State Board of Education
    Eddie Melton, a community relations manager for the Northern Indiana Public Service Co., is one of five new members on the newly reconstituted State Board of Education. Melton, of Merrillville, was named by Republican Gov. Mike Pence. Melton replaces...
  • Glen Burnie West: No matter the score, it's win-win for Emily

    Glen Burnie West: No matter the score, it's win-win for Emily
    Monsignor Slade Catholic School's eighth grade class challenged their teachers from the past nine years to a benefit basketball game last weekend at Archbishop Spalding High School to raise funds to help classmate Emily Kolenda. Emily is battling...
  • Real Grades Would Show We're Not All Above Average

    Real Grades Would Show We're Not All Above Average
    Creeping grade inflation is weakening the academic economy of our nation. It's also fueling widespread resistance to standardized testing at the heart of the educational reform movement known as the Common Core State Standards. I inflate my grades....