Featured, Federal Hill, Real Estate & Home

Eight-Level Apartment Building Proposed for Key Highway

0 Written by: | Friday, May 19, 2017 1:47pm

Artist’s rendering via Hord Coplan Macht

An eight-level, 224-unit apartment building would rise along the west side of the 1100 block of Key Highway near Digital Harbor High School under plans presented yesterday to Baltimore’s Urban Design and Architecture Review Panel.

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Tuesday Morning Headlines: Hogan Happy with General Assembly Session; A Look at Police Recruitment, Reform with Consent Decree Now in Place; and More

0 Written by: | Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017 7:24am

Parole hearing scheduled next month for former Episcopal Bishop Heather Cook – Baltimore Brew

BPD arrest juvenile, promise to increase patrols with school police near Digital Harbor HS – Fox45

Who Wants to be a Cop Now? – Baltimore Magazine

Governor considers Session 2017 best ever – WBAL-TV

Future Islands: The Unlikely Rise of Baltimore’s Heartache Kings – Rolling Stone

Lifeline, Schools

Transgender Student Named Baltimore School’s Prom Queen

1 Written by: | Thursday, May 29, 2014 11:00am

Photo via  Destiny Hartis / Baltimore Sun

Photo via Destiny Hartis / Baltimore Sun

Baltimore students are really good at picking out their prom kings and queens, as a story we posted yesterday proves. Another case in point: Digital Harbor High School elected Destiny Hartis as prom queen earlier this month, making her the first transgender prom queen in local memory, according to the Baltimore Sun.
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Featured, Schools

Zero Gravity Learning: Baltimore Teacher Goes to Space Camp

0 Written by: | Friday, Jul 19, 2013 10:00am

Aklog in a aerotrim, a machine used for testing astronauts. Photo courtesy Honeywell.

Aklog in a aerotrim, a machine used for testing astronauts. Photo courtesy Honeywell.

Every year, a few dozen specially-chosen educators get to go to space. Okay, well, space camp. Baltimore Fishbowl caught up with Tamirate Ajkig, a science teacher at Digital Harbor High School who was one of the special few who got to spend a week at Honeywell Educators @ Space Academy at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama.

What was a typical day like?
The days were brutal! We’d wake up at 6am and might not get finished until 8pm. After a quick eat-and-run breakfast, we had classroom activities, simulations, team-building exercises, tours, and guest lecturers. We learned about everything from rocketry to robots to designing curricula.
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