The wind was whipping on Thursday morning as parent volunteers hung hundreds of yards of pink ribbon through the sturdy limbs of a stately tree on the campus of Garrison Forest School. On the ribbon were messages of hope, courage, and remembrance, scrawled by students at the independent all-girls school in Owings Mills. The symbolic gesture was just part of the school community’s broad support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which culminates with the Susan G. Komen Foundation’s Race for the Cure, this Sunday, October 26, 2014 in Hunt Valley. Read More →
You’re invited! Join us for a Considering Calvert Day!
Prospective parents are invited to visit Calvert School for an opportunity to learn more about our unique philosophy and approach to education. Middle School student ambassadors will give tours of the School and provide insight into life as Calvert students. The event will conclude with a question and answer session hosted by Administrators.
Considering Calvert Days will take place from 9:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. on:
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
For more information about the admission process, please inquire on our website.
Calvert School is an independent lower and middle school for boys and girls.
Princeton University Former Admissions Officer Talks College Admission and Financial Aid in Baltimore, Nov. 14
Why not begin at the beginning?
Come and visit McDonogh’s Lower School to learn why it is so important (and so much fun) to begin your child’s formal education right here! Read More →
Kate Cleary is the mother of two sons who attended Gilman and Boys Latin. Along with them, she went through the vigorous college application process, guiding her sons as they gained acceptance to selective colleges. For the last 27 years, she has worked as a strategic consultant for Art & Science Group, a consulting firm providing market-informed enrollment and branding strategy to higher education clients. Now, drawing on her vast insider’s knowledge of higher education, she is creating her own firm: College Match Plus.
“It’s college counseling based on a robust planning tool that helps families develop a sensible college list, identify areas of improvement for a student, and come away with a realistic picture of the group of competitive colleges a student has a good chance of getting into,” Cleary says.
Advantages of College Match Plus:
- Comprehensive evaluation of a student based on an empirical rating system that considers essential factors beyond standardized test scores and GPA
- Personalized counseling that draws from extensive knowledge of numerous top-tier colleges and universities
- An affiliate of Betterton College Planning, owned by Don Betterton, who served on Princeton University’s Admissions Committee and as Director of Financial Aid
- A process that streamlines and de-mystifies the complex college search and application process for families
Services of College Match Plus:
- Comprehensive evaluation of a student’s profile and how it matches with the admissions criteria of competitive colleges
- Assistance with all aspects of the college admissions process from college application and interview preparation to advice about financial aid and financing college.
Get a glimpse of the services that College Match Plus can provide your family. On Friday, November 14, at 7:30 p.m., join Kate Cleary as she hosts a presentation at 1006 Fallscroft Way, Lutherville, Md where Don Betterton, of Betterton College Planning, gives an informative hour-long session on what families should know about the competitive college admissions process and how institutions evaluate candidates.
To register for this free event or to learn more about College Match Plus, call or email Kate Cleary at 410-458-6184 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Park School welcomes prospective families to attend one of several admission events and discover the remarkable teaching and learning that is distinctive to a Park education.
Parents and students are invited to visit Park’s campus and learn more about the school’s unique approach to learning. Event begins with a brief presentation.
Sunday, November 2
1:00 – 3:00 pm
Tours with Principals
At this event, prospective parents tour the academic settings and hear from the Head of School, and principals from the Lower, Middle and Upper Schools.
Tuesday, October 7
Friday, November 7
Friday, December 12
8:45 – 10:30 am
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER ONLINE
Think of it like Project Runway, but instead of trying to please Nina Garcia, the contestants are trying to save lives. Read More →
Rabbi Barry Freundel, an associate professor of religion at Towson University, was arrested at his Washington, DC home last Tuesday. Yesterday, as news of Freundel’s alleged voyeurism spread, the university announced that it is suspending him without pay due to “the serious nature of this matter.”
Fall is in full fashion and the perfect time to freshen up your home decor, in addition to your wardrobe. Sprezzatura has a beautiful collection of personal, home and gift items to liven up your home or present the perfect gift. Take a look at some of their beautiful new collection.
Just Released! Sprezzatura presents Valentino: At the Emperor’s Table, a stunning visual and written account that enters the world of famed fashion designer Valentino Garavani. Introduction by Andre Leon Talley.
Foo Dogs are traditional guardians of Chinese homes and gardens. They are normally found in pairs. Our fine porcelain foo dogs are of the highest quality, hand painted and crafted by masters in their art.
Boca Bowl Chiller measures 13 1/2″ x 7 1/2″, made of polished stainless steel and leather handles. Bowl features double wall stainless steel walls.
A classic figure of a fish, this very fine tureen comes from one of the finest studios in China.
Made of the finest polished stainless steel, Sprezzatura’s picture frames are from Germany, and are of the highest quality and design.
Sprezzatura’s festive fall candles are made of hand-poured soy blend wax and come in a mini box with bow and Jack-O-Lantern. The scent is an autumnal blend of ground ginger, cinnamon and brown sugar.
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