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Morgan State Receives $5M for Baltimore City Scholarships

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016 4:32pm

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Calvin and Tina Tyler

A retired UPS executive just gave Morgan State University its largest-ever monetary gift, and it won’t be used for a new building. Read More →

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What Does a Week of STEAM Look Like at Garrison Forest School?

0 Written by: | Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016 10:00am

Programming an interactive plant for 4th and 5th Grade STEAM Week.

Programming an interactive plant for 4th and 5th Grade STEAM Week.

Last week, Garrison Forest School hosted its second annual STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art/design and math) Week for its fourth and fifth grade students. Read More →

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Maryland Prof Compares Students to Dead Bunnies, Chaos Ensues

1 Written by: | Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016 9:49am

Simon Newman

Simon Newman

At Mount St. Mary’s University of Maryland, the school’s president’s controversial comments to a student newspaper have resulted in a number of people losing their jobs. And it’s all because of some dead bunnies. Read More →

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Friends to Host Screening, Discussion of 2015 Documentary Most Likely to Succeed Tomorrow, Feb 10

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Feb 09, 2016 11:00am

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Friends School will host a community screening and follow-up discussion of the critically acclaimed documentary “Most Likely to Succeed” on Wednesday, February 10, 7 pm, in the new Forbush Auditorium. Admission is free. Click here to reserve seating. Read More →

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After Feedback, Harford Schools Reverse Baltimore Travel Ban

1 Written by: | Tuesday, Feb 09, 2016 10:50am

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After a wave of criticism, Harford County schools Superintendent Barbara Canavan has announced that the ban on student travel to Baltimore City has been lifted. Read More →

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Harford County Students Can’t Take Field Trips to “Unsafe” Baltimore

5 Written by: | Monday, Feb 08, 2016 9:12am

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Harford County students will miss out on visiting the Baltimore Museum of Art, the Walters, the National Aquarium, the birthplace and grave of Edgar Allan Poe, and Fort McHenry, among many other Baltimore-area attractions. That’s because Harford County administrators have banned all field trips to Baltimore City locations for the indefinite future, citing safety concerns. Read More →

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Racist Video Prompts Another Howard County School to Stage Walkout

0 Written by: | Friday, Feb 05, 2016 8:15am

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Photo by SheepsNotGoats.

Hammond High School became the second Howard County school to stage a demonstration in response to a 30-second video of a Mount Hebron student’s racist diatribe.  Read More →

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Thursday’s Healthy Eating Challenge from Relay Foods and RPEMS – Healthy Fat Swap

1 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 04, 2016 3:46pm

Thursday's Challenge: Make a Healthy Fat Swap!

Thursday’s Challenge: Make a Healthy Fat Swap!

Relay Foods and Roland Park Elementary Middle School have teamed up for the Healthy Eating Challenge. It’s Thursday, the 4th day of challenge! Today, we’re talking about fats and sugars. Together, we’ll learn about the difference between healthy fats and unhealthy fats. We’ll also learn how much sugar is in some of the drinks we have every day and talk about why we should think twice before gulping it down. Read More →

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McDonogh Students Raise Classmate on Eagles’ Wings

1 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 04, 2016 12:00pm

Drone-captured image of McDonogh student body displaying Archer Strong sign

When tragedy strikes, it’s not uncommon for adults to rally around the victim and extended family; it’s expected, really. But when the victim of a tragic event is a teenager, it’s unclear how his or her peers will respond. Fear, inexperience, and immaturity can prevent teens from showing their support. That has not been the case since Roland Park resident and rising McDonogh junior Archer Senft suffered a life-changing spinal cord injury last summer. Read More →

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Montessori is Education for the Real World

0 Written by: | Thursday, Feb 04, 2016 9:14am

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Montessori As Preparation for the “Real World,” written by Lower Elementary Lead Guide, Ms. Cheri Gardner

In Montessori classrooms, we don’t insist that our students sit at desks all day, do the same work that everyone else does, or stop doing things they’re immersed in because a bell rings. Parents unfamiliar with Montessori often say, “That sounds great, but how does Montessori prepare children for the ‘real world?’” Read More →

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