Schools

Police: Investigation of Alleged Assault at McDonogh Upper School Complete, No Charges Filed

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The Allan Building on the McDonogh School campus. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

After nearly two weeks, police in Baltimore County have closed an investigation into assault allegations stemming from an incident that happened on the McDonogh School’s Upper Campus.

McDonogh School Headmaster’s Retirement Moved Up to this Summer

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The Allan Building on the McDonogh School campus. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

Charlie Britton, headmaster of 11 years for the McDonogh School, will retire this summer to allow his replacement to take over one year earlier than planned, the Owings Mills school’s board president said in a letter to parents and alumni Wednesday.

Op-Ed: UB Considers Cutting History Program in a City that Really, Really Needs it

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Students, faculty and alumni gather in the University of Baltimore’s Moot Court Room during a town hall. Photo by Audrey McCoy.

By Audrey McCoy

Last week, one of my dear friends, who I met while we were both studying history at the University of Baltimore, shared an article with me explaining how the university’s deans participated in a mock competition modeled after the show “Shark Tank.”

Family Fun: Cultural Arts Festival Open to All at Gilman School

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Parents can take their children on a free trip around the world without leaving town on February 11.

New Injured Athletes Club Created by Eighth Grade Students at Calvert School

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Eighth Graders, Angelo (A.J.) C. and Will V., spearheaded a new student club this past November focused on athletics. A.J.’s recent injury inspired the idea for this club. A.J. broke his kneecap in a mid-season football game against Loyola Blakefield and was distraught that he would be missing the final few football games of his Calvert career. After speaking with some teachers about his initial idea, he decided to start the Injured Athletes Club with Will V.

Ex-Baltimore Principal to Serve 90 Days in Prison for Stealing Nearly $59K from City Schools

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Baltimore City Public Schools headquarters on North Avenue. Image via Wikimedia Commons.

A former principal of the now-defunct Baltimore Community High School will serve three months in jail and must repay exactly $58,689.34 for using public funds to gamble and buy dozens of Apple devices and other electronics as gifts for others.

Calvert School Mighty Bees Bring Home a Win at U.S. Squash Middle School Championships!

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For the tenth time, Calvert’s squash team made the trip to Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut to compete at the U.S. Squash Championships.

AIMS Hosts Annual Job Fair to Recruit Teachers – Feb 24

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AIMS hosts its Annual Job Fair at Gilman School in Baltimore on Saturday, February 24, 2018.
Intended to promote diversity in independent schools, all prospective teacher candidates of any background and heritage are welcome to attend free of charge.

UB Used a ‘Shark Tank’-Style Game to Evaluate Academic Programs

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Edgar Allen Poe’s statue at the University of Baltimore. Photo by jpellgen, via Flickr.

What happens when a college evaluates academic programs like they’re investment opportunities? Apparently it loses its history and philosophy departments, in a scenario for the University of Baltimore.

Assault Investigation Underway After ‘Troubling Incident’ at McDonogh Upper School

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The Allan Building on the McDonogh School campus. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

Baltimore County police and McDonogh School administrators are looking into an alleged assault at the Owings Mills institution’s Upper School.