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Baltimore Polytechnic Institute

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  • Checking on Earth's 'chimney'

    Checking on Earth's 'chimney'
    For years, scientists have suspected that the warm waters of the western Pacific Ocean play a key role in shaping the Earth's climate. But satellite data provided only a partial picture of what's happening in this remote region of the globe. Now, an...
  • Patterson High students participate in White House science fair

    Patterson High students participate in White House science fair
    Countless famous footsteps have crossed the White House's entrance hall, but on Tuesday, some of the country's top science and technology dignitaries had to dodge a hovercraft made of foam and a paper bowl whizzing across the shiny pink-and-white marble....
  • Return prayer to public schools [Letter]

    In response to the letter, "Keep church and state separate" (May 16), prayer was an everyday occurrence when I was growing up and attending public school in the 1950s and early 1960s. A student read a passage from the Bible, then the Lord's Prayer was...
  • School prayer claims its victims [Letter]

    I take issue with letter writer Richard Goutos' statement that no one was injured by listening to prayers at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute and other schools ("Return prayer to public schools," May 19). I was one of those students who was made to feel...
  • Religious observance at Poly wasn't so benign [Letter]

    I read with interest Richard J. Goutos' letter "Return prayer to public school" (May 19), describing how in the late 1950s and early 1960s, at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute "a student read a passage from the Bible, then the Lord's prayer was recited ......
  • Ravens foundation funds local scholars

    Ravens foundation funds local scholars
    While most high school seniors spend their last few days planning end-of-the-year parties, reminiscing with friends or trying to fit in one last prank on the freshmen, Nicolas "Cole" Holocker is accepting the 2013 Ravens Scholarship awarded to students...
  • Baltimore schools' interim CEO has 'passion with a punch'

    Baltimore schools' interim CEO has 'passion with a punch'
    In walks Tisha Edwards, a parade of teenagers in her wake. The conference room in Baltimore school headquarters is full of staff and community stakeholders there to tell the new interim schools CEO what she wants to know. But she introduces the half-...
  • Companies back STEM efforts as Maryland seeks to revamp science education

    Companies back STEM efforts as Maryland seeks to revamp science education
    Students across Maryland would see revamped science classes under curriculum standards the state school board will consider Tuesday — part of a broader effort by educators, researchers and businesses to kindle innovation in children well before they...
  • Butler quarry provides foundation for region's building needs

    Butler quarry provides foundation for region's building needs
    From the power shovel that claws chunks of rock from the earth to the powerful machine that shapes raw stone into slabs, there is nothing delicate about Joe Vinci's business. So it comes as a surprise when Vinci pauses during a tour of his Baltimore...
  • Local pizzeria expects Super Bowl boost

    Local pizzeria expects Super Bowl boost
    Growing up in the industrial city of Gujrat in Pakistan, Khawar Ghafoor played cricket but knew little about American football. But in recent weeks Ghafoor, the owner of a Towson pizzeria, has been captivated by the Baltimore Ravens' run to the Super...
  • 10:55 p.m. Saturday UPDATE: High school boxes, results (basketball, track)

    Boys basketball WARWICK 50, MENCHVILLE 43 MENCHVILLE (7-11, 5-10 Peninsula): Hewett 4, Washington 6, Clary 6, Hinson 19, Knight 4, Leaphart 2, Lake 2. Totals 19 2-3 43. WARWICK (6-12, 4-11): Taylor 8, Saunders 9, Freeman 18, Moody 4, Hunt 11. Totals 15...